| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:06 AM
You don't have to be a heavy drinker to suffer from liver problems. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease has become the most common chronic liver disease in all developed countries, including the United States, says Dr. Srinevas K. Reddy, assistant...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Broccoli is supposed to be good for you, right? That's what Mom said. But now, researchers in Britain say the veg might be a veritable fountain of youth -- or at least a way to slow painful inflammation and degenerative joint disease such as arthritis....
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
New research finds that copper in amounts readily found in our drinking water, the foods we eat and the vitamin supplements we take likely plays a key role in initiating and fueling the abnormal protein build-up and brain inflammation that are hallmarks...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The concern was evident in the voice on the other end of the phone line. A purebred Angus producer was in the middle of a situation. Three days ago he found three heifers with red, weepy, painful eyes. The next day there were four new cases, and this...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel admits that when he heard the diagnosis of his arm discomfort as a right flexor mass strain, he, too, had some concerns.
That injury can be a precursor to problems — and possibly a tear — in the elbow...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Diabetes Mellitus affects almost 10 percent of adult Americans. Approximately 35-40 percent of this group has diabetes and don't know it. Both incidence and prevalence are increasing each year.
The two main types of diabetes are classified primarily...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:25 PM
The twin plagues of economic hardship and low academic attainment turn out to be an inflammatory problem, not just for society but for the human bodies beset by them. And for many, including those in minority groups who disproportionately experience...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:20 AM
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...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:41 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Flare-ups of inflammatory bowel disease and "stomach bugs" may be more common during and immediately after heat waves, a new study suggests.
Swiss researchers looked at five years of records from one hospital and found more...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:44 PM
Injured slugger Albert Pujols was able to witness firsthand Monday night what he saw on television over the last week and a half: an Angels team that has nothing to play for acting like a team that has everything to play for.
Shortstop Erick Aybar broke...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:15 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who have diets high in omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish are less likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis than those who skimp on fish, new research suggests.
Researchers surveyed Swedish women about their diets and...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:14 PM
It’s a twist on the old joke: If the day ends in a “y” it must be time for the Dodgers to put someone on the disabled list.
So Tuesday rolled around and Scott Van Slyke found himself a member of the Dodgers’ most popular club,...