inflammatory inflammatory  /ɪnf ˈlæ mə ˌtɔ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) characterized or caused by inflammation
  2. (adj) arousing to action or rebellion

Usage(s):

  1. Labor itself appears to be an inflammatory process.
  2. Now statins are being tested for their anti-inflammatory effects on Alzheimer's disease and sickle-cell anemia.
  3. If so, the ensuing inflammatory reaction was doing more harm than good.

News

  1. Stay away from these pain relievers if you have high blood pressure, heart failure or kidney disease: The Frugal Patient

    Pain relievers known as NSAIDs or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can cause complications in people with high blood pressure, heart failure or kidney disease.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Sun Press

  2. WholeSoulNutrition.com, the Number 1 Source in High-Quality Natural and Organic Food, Is Committed to Serving People ...

    Owners of Whole Soul Nutrition, Touched by Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Hope to Help Others on Their Journey to Optimum Health (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10830220.htm
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Emergency Departments Still Missing Signs of Pelvic Disease in Teens

    Despite government efforts to expand diagnostic criteria for pelvic inflammatory disease, ER doctors are not identifying the condition any more often in adolescent girls, finds a new study in Journal of Adolescent Health.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Newswise

Quotes

  1. "The doctors advised me to take a week off and rest, which I did," Woods said. "They prescribed physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medication and soft-tissue messages, which I'm continuing with. Although I'm not 100 percent, I feel much...
    on May 26, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: Bloomberg

  2. In a blog post on the Huffington Post website, Senator Obama says Rev Wright had "touched off a firestorm" with "some inflammatory and appalling remarks he made about our country, our politics, and my political opponents."
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC Online

  3. "I don't think there were so inflammatory," Bierhoff said. "It was not his intention to start a fire. He is a fair sportsman."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Oliver Bierhoff Source: The Associated Press

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