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Inflammation (INACTIVE)

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  • Can bacteria use pain to tamp down the immune system?

    Can bacteria use pain to tamp down the immune system?
    Nothing gets our attention like pain. But pain is more than the body’s miniature cattle prod to get us to heed a wound, rest a swollen ankle, or stop eating chili peppers. Pain may be the language between animals and microbes. Far from being a...
  • Cardinals' Lance Lynn reaches 11 victories

    Cardinals' Lance Lynn reaches 11 victories
    Right-hander Lance Lynn outpitched Miami Marlins All-Star Jose Fernandez (5-5) for his 11th victory and Matt Holliday hit a home run for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 3-2 victory Sunday that wrapped up a three-game sweep. Lynn (11-3) struck out seven...
  • Surgeon infected 5 patients at Cedars-Sinai, hospital reports

     
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center said Friday that a heart surgeon unwittingly infected five patients during valve replacement surgeries, due to tiny tears in his latex surgical glove, earlier this year. The infections caused four of the patients to need a...
  • Gut Bacteria May Affect Your Weight

    Gut Bacteria May Affect Your Weight
    Something in your gut could be making you fat — and it isn't just last night's pizza. The vast, diverse community of microbes inhabiting the intestines, scientists are finding, can influence metabolism and weight. Between 10 trillion and 100...
  • Resveratrol appears to make fat men fitter

    Resveratrol appears to make fat men fitter
    The first clinical trial to test the effects of resveratrol -- the plant compound plentiful in red wine and grapes -- on humans has found that a small daily dose of a purified resveratrol supplement lowered blood pressure and improved a wide range of...
  • Freeway air pollution linked to brain damage in mice

     
    ow, exposure to vehicle pollution particulates roughly one-thousandth the width of a human hair has been linked to brain damage in mice including signs associated with memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study to be published...
  • Holiday cocktails: A hangover for your skin

    Holiday cocktails: A hangover for your skin
    This time of year — pretty much from Halloween through New Year's Day — we're tempted at every turn by rich, sugary high-calorie foods, from candy corn to candy canes, with plenty of pumpkin pie, fruit cake and chocolate decadence in between....
  • Weight-loss regimens can harm skin

    Weight-loss regimens can harm skin
    It's almost February, and with luck and willpower, maybe you're still sticking with that New Year's diet resolution. Or maybe you're still gearing up to start. But although the right diet may help you gain a svelte figure, the wrong one might be a...
  • Ryan Adams is out of the fire

    Ryan Adams is out of the fire
    Ménière's disease is an inflammation of the inner ear. Specifically, a swelling in the tubes of the ear canal that control the body's balance. No one knows its cause, but stress, exhaustion and substance abuse are among the factors thought to contribute....
  • Study shows genes for inflammation play a role in preterm births

     
    Genes that make both a mother and her fetus more susceptible to inflammation as a result of infections raise the risk of premature delivery, a finding that may help explain why some women give birth prematurely even though they have......
  • Oh, snap: Beckham's Achilles injury is bad, but not uncommon

     
    Now that soccer legend David Beckham has had surgery to repair the Achilles tendon he ruptured Sunday, all he has to do now is heal, and heal well. While his may be the most recent and notable case of a......