Monday, August 22, 2005


Effects of Telomerase and Telomere Length on Epidermal Stem Cell
Science Magazine (subscription) - Aug 18, 2005 1B, fig. S1A, and SOM Text) (19). Interestingly, G1 Terc / hair follicles contained significantly more LRCs than did Terc +/+ follicles (Fig.

Real Hair Solutions for Thin, Flat Hair
Bella Online - Aug 15, 2005 We are born with the genetic disposition to produce a certain number of hair follicles and the use of salves and preparations will not increase that number.


Knee infection sends Grudzielanek to hospital
Jefferson City News Tribune, MO - 7 hours ago Louis Cardinals second baseman Mark Grudzielanek was hospitalized overnight with a knee infection and will not travel for the start of a four-game series with

HK experts skeptical on SARS treatment claim
The Standard, Hong Kong - 15 hours ago The group treated before the infection had the lowest temperature of 38.7 C, which is close to the normal body temperature of the Rhesus monkey, 38.5 C. The

Five who recently got tattoos severely infected
Boston Globe, United States - 13 hours ago The Secretary of State's Office, which regulates professional tattoo artists, is working with the Health Department to halt the spread of the infection.

Ink Turns To Infection In 5 Young People
WNNE-TV, VT - 9 hours ago recently received tattoos. Two of the people who came down with the infection, known as MRSA, had to be hospitalized. State law

War veteran claims hospital cared poorly for dying wife
U.TV, UK - 35 minutes ago bug. Belfast Crown Court heard Sarah Jane Hewson, 70, died from a gastrointestinal infection at the hospital in November 2003. The

New Respiratory Infection Threatens Children
All Headline News - 7 hours ago "Lower respiratory tract infection is a leading cause for hospitalization of infants and young children and accounts for 250,000 hospitalizations a year in the

Unlicensed Tattooist Possibly Spreads Staph Infection
Champlain Channel.com, NY - 2 hours ago But an unlicensed tattooist in Middlebury might have given five people a Staphylococcal infection, which is resistant to many antibiotics.

Response Biomedical Hits Key Milestone in 3M Collaboration for
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada - 19 hours ago Under the agreement, 3M Health Care is funding the development of a new rapid, point-of-care microbiology test in the area of infection prevention based on


Notes: Walker out 'til September
MLB.com - 1 hour ago SAN FRANCISCO -- An MRI exam on Giants closer Tyler Walker's ailing right shoulder on Monday showed what trainers expected -- mild inflammation in the shoulder

Washburn goes on DL with elbow inflammation
San Francisco Chronicle, United States - Aug 3, 2005 The Los Angeles Angels placed left-hander Jarrod Washburn on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday night because of inflammation in his elbow.

EntreMed receives patents for cancer and inflammation drug
Pharmaceutical Business Review - Aug 18, 2005 EntreMed Inc, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammation, has received two US patents

Uni team claims breakthrough in arthritis treatment
Wodonga Border Mail, Australia - 3 hours ago AN Australian research team has discovered a new means of reducing the crippling inflammation of arthritis which could be marketed as a drug within four years.

New Patents Strengthen EntreMed Position in Cancer and
Yahoo News (press release) - Aug 17, 2005 (Nasdaq: ENMD - News), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammation, today announced the

Mayo Clinic researchers measuring C-reactive protein is early
Medical News Today (press release), UK - 5 hours ago Results suggest that low grade inflammation is associated with arterial stiffness (hardening). This inflammation may be a potential


Kasilof boy shears off long locks to donate to charity helping
Kenai Peninsula Online, AK - 10 hours ago Many of the children helped by Locks of Love have lost their hair due to alopecia areata an auto-immune disorder which causes hair follicles to shut down.

Panacea in-licenses technology from NIH for hair growth
Business Standard, India - Aug 9, 2005 The technology, which is patent protected, stimulates hair growth and regenerates lost hair follicles, the company said in a statement.

Head of hair hope for acid victim
BBC News, UK - Aug 10, 2005 for. "Too much tension can be put on the hair follicles, which can stop them growing, or the skin may not stretch far enough.". He

onetiredmama: Little Hair, BIG Deal
Modern Mom, CA - Aug 16, 2005 how can I trust he really has the best intuition for the fate of his follicles? Honestly, I don t think I remember having a preference about hair or clothes

Furry mice and tumor therapy
Baltimore Sun, United States - Aug 19, 2005 drug. When the mice were given this drug, the stem cells in their hair follicles proliferated, and the mice grew extra furry coats.

Losing your hair isn't funny
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom - Aug 15, 2005 It is thought that female alopecia is the result of the immune system attacking the hair follicles - though why it does this is not known.

Effects of Telomerase and Telomere Length on Epidermal Stem Cell
Science Magazine (subscription) - Aug 18, 2005 1B, fig. S1A, and SOM Text) (19). Interestingly, G1 Terc / hair follicles contained significantly more LRCs than did Terc +/+ follicles (Fig.

Fathers Beware - The Child May Not Be Yours
Prudent Press Agency (press release), Netherlands - Aug 19, 2005 that more and more concerned fathers are visiting clinics or sending for testing kits and providing samples (check swabs, hair follicles) from themselves and

Acne agony
Indiavarta.com, India - Aug 19, 2005 The oil is broken down into free fatty acids by bacterial enzymes, which causes skin inflammation and abnormal plugging of the oil glands and hair follicles.

Real Hair Solutions for Thin, Flat Hair
Bella Online - Aug 15, 2005 We are born with the genetic disposition to produce a certain number of hair follicles and the use of salves and preparations will not increase that number.


New Imaging Technology Shown to Detect Pancreatic Inflammation in
About Diabetes - Aug 21, 2005 Until now there has been a lack of direct, non-invasive technologies to visualize inflammation in the pancreas, an early manifestation of disease.


New Respiratory Infection Threatens Children
All Headline News - 2 hours ago "Lower respiratory tract infection is a leading cause for hospitalization of infants and young children and accounts for 250,000 hospitalizations a year in the

Wyo. Health Dept. survey to determine infection rate in people
The Casper Star Tribune, WY - 9 hours ago stories. Wyo. Health Dept. survey to determine infection rate in people. By The Associated Press Monday, August 22, 2005. JACKSON, Wyo.

Family see yacht race woman die
Manchester Evening News, UK - 19 hours ago It is thought Elizabeth Louise Cook, 38, from Davenport, Stockport, suffered a severe meningitis-related infection and collapsed.


New hope for arthritis sufferers
The Age (subscription), Australia - 20 hours ago An Australian research team has discovered a new means of reducing the crippling inflammation of arthritis which could be marketed as a drug within four years.


A bit of Zen
Rappahannock News, VA - Jul 21, 2005 facial, steam, massage and manicure package, with more masculine herbs and skin treatment that is geared toward helping prevent razor burn and folliculitis.

Tetrasil Combats Cold Sores With Fast Acting Natural Remedy
Press Dispensary, UK - Jul 26, 2005 as combating cold sores, Tetrasil has also been found to provide fast relief from: infected wounds, insect bites, burns, bedsores, Folliculitis, yeast infection

Pool testers take a dip for safety
News & Observer, NC - Jul 31, 2005 as "swimmer's ear." Can also cause eye infections, particularly for those wearing contact lenses, and an infection of hair follicles known as folliculitis.

Salon mishap nets local woman $12K
Daily News Tribune, MA - Aug 10, 2005 The Brazilian woman said she suffered a condition called folliculitis on her legs and had to undergo hospital care and receive intravenous treatment.


Gene Linked to Age-Related Blindness
Forbes - 3 hours ago the September issue of the American Journal of Human Genetics, the researchers report that PLEKHA1 is involved in the cellular processes related to inflammation

Silkworm enzyme fights inflammation in humans
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada - Aug 2, 2005 And, more importantly, it is anticipated that serrapeptase also rids the body of inflammation. Inflammation is one of the most damaging

New Imaging Technology Shown To Detect Pancreatic Inflammation In
Science Daily (press release) - Aug 19, 2005 to rapid assessment of the effectiveness of therapeutic intervention - has been the lack of direct, non-invasive technologies to visualize inflammation in the

New hope for arthritis sufferers
The Age (subscription), Australia - 18 hours ago An Australian research team has discovered a new means of reducing the crippling inflammation of arthritis which could be marketed as a drug within four years.

Protein find may lead to lupus therapy
ABC Online, Australia - 9 hours ago It's a potentially fatal disease in which the body's own immune system attacks healthy tissue, causing inflammation anywhere from the brain to the skin.

What is Tiny in Size, Red in Color and Packs a Healthy Punch
PR Web (press release), WA - 16 hours ago contain high concentrations of potent antioxidants that have been shown to potentially alleviate joint pain caused from gout, arthritis and inflammation.

Johnson's back has inflammation
The Journal News.com, NY - Aug 9, 2005 felt a lot better.". But the MRI showed inflammation of the lumbar spine, leaving Johnson listed as day-to-day. Torre wasn't definite

Inflammation's role in heart attack
myDNA.com, TX - Aug 18, 2005 question. In this case, the question is: can intracellular signaling pathways be manipulated to reduce inflammation in blood vessels?

EntreMed receives patents for cancer and inflammation drug
Pharmaceutical Business Review - Aug 18, 2005 EntreMed Inc, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammation, has received two US patents

Washburn goes on DL with elbow inflammation
San Francisco Chronicle, United States - Aug 3, 2005 The Los Angeles Angels placed left-hander Jarrod Washburn on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday night because of inflammation in his elbow.


A bit of Zen
Rappahannock News, VA - Jul 21, 2005 facial, steam, massage and manicure package, with more masculine herbs and skin treatment that is geared toward helping prevent razor burn and folliculitis.

No-beard policy for cops cost city 316G
Philadelphia Daily News, PA - Aug 17, 2005 Each of them suffers from a skin condition, pseudo-folliculitis barbae, or PFB, a condition that many African-American men have to endure.

Pool testers take a dip for safety
News & Observer, NC - Jul 31, 2005 as "swimmer's ear." Can also cause eye infections, particularly for those wearing contact lenses, and an infection of hair follicles known as folliculitis.

Tetrasil Combats Cold Sores With Fast Acting Natural Remedy
Press Dispensary, UK - Jul 26, 2005 as combating cold sores, Tetrasil has also been found to provide fast relief from: infected wounds, insect bites, burns, bedsores, Folliculitis, yeast infection

Ask The Doctor: Brittle nail occur due to iron, not calcium
Peninsula On-line, Qatar - Jul 26, 2005 It sometimes causes irritations (folliculitis) which appear in the form of small boils in certain individuals. In such people waxing should be avoided.

Salon mishap nets local woman $12K
Daily News Tribune, MA - Aug 10, 2005 The Brazilian woman said she suffered a condition called folliculitis on her legs and had to undergo hospital care and receive intravenous treatment.


Drug Rehab Center Proves Permanent Recovery Is Possible
PR Web (press release), WA - Aug 20, 2005 drug addictions are fought on many fronts, from scientists conducting genetic research and pharmaceutical companies pushing new drugs as treatments, to faith

Scientists closer to disease treatments
World Peace Herald, DC - 5 hours ago SAN BRUNO, California -- Recent findings of embryonic-like stem cells in umbilical cord blood may improve treatments for such conditions as diabetes, CBR


Pig-borne disease 'effectively under control'
China Daily, China - 21 hours ago outbreak caused by the pig-borne bacterium Streptococcus suis in Sichuan Province is "effectively under control" as no new human cases of infection have been

Thailand warned of HIV infection rebound
Xinhua, China - Aug 19, 2005 20 (Xinhuanet) -- Thailand should pay more attentionto prevent rebound of HIV/AIDS infection in spite of the fact thatthe country has successfully controlled

Infection alert for children
Calcutta Telegraph, India - 23 hours ago Acute Respiratory Infection, accompanied with high fever, limping gait and convulsions, is spreading fast among children below five years.

Knee infection sidelines Grudzielanek
MLB.com - 19 hours ago By Stephen A. Norris / MLB.com. ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals second baseman Mark Grudzielanek was unable to play on Sunday due to an infection in his left knee.

Unique chest infection virus find
BBC News, UK - 21 hours ago In most cases, the virus causing the lower respiratory tract infection is known - most commonly it is respiratory syncytial virus.

When bugs bite: Keep close watch for signs of infection
Canton Repository (subscription), OH - Aug 21, 2005 He was bitten in Aswan, Egypt, by a mosquito and died from the ensuing infection less than four months after the tomb was opened on Nov. 24, 1922.

INFECTION CONTROL / WOUND CARE RN
Kingsport Times News, TN - Aug 20, 2005 INFECTION CONTROLL / WOUND CARE RN Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital has an immediate opportunity for a full time infection control / wound care nurse.

"An Armour against pleasure, and a cobweb against infection"
MedIndia, India - Aug 21, 2005 provide protection even the most famous lover of all, Casanova in the 17th century was using condom for both birth control and for protection against infection

Uniform ?ban? in superbugs fight
Daily Mail - UK, UK - 6 hours ago Sunderland Teaching Primary Care Trust said it had revised its uniform policy for community nurses to reflect the current infection control agenda.


Treatments have same target, different responses for lung cancer
I-Newswire.com (press release) - Aug 20, 2005 The gene mutation that identifies the lung cancer patients most likely to respond to the drug gefitinib (Iressa) is not associated with a response to the drug

Beau-Rivage Palace announces launch of Spa Cinq Mondes
Strategiy, United Arab Emirates - 9 hours ago Creator, Jean Louis Poiroux, spent ten years travelling around the world researching treatments from some of the great healing traditions, which provided the

Racial gap in health care closing for some treatments, studies say
Winston-Salem Journal, NC - Aug 17, 2005 The health-care gap between blacks and whites is closing on many simple, cheap medical treatments, but deeper disparities persist for more complex and costly

Osteoporosis: Sequential treatments appear to extend initial drugs
Evansville Courier & Press (subscription), IN - 14 hours ago THE QUESTION One way to treat the thinning and increasing fragility of bones from osteoporosis is with injections of parathyroid hormone, which stimulates new

Scientists closer to disease treatments
World Peace Herald, DC - 3 hours ago SAN BRUNO, California -- Recent findings of embryonic-like stem cells in umbilical cord blood may improve treatments for such conditions as diabetes, CBR

It's the Simple Things, but Some Hospitals Don't Do Them
New York Times, United States - Aug 20, 2005 The data show that doctors and hospitals fail with alarming frequency to deliver essential lifesaving treatments for some of the most common causes of death

Home Skin Treatments Have Risks
CBS News - 4 hours ago (CBS) Women looking for ways to get rid of wrinkles, pimples or unwanted hair are turning to do-it-yourself skin-care treatments.

Scientists closer to disease treatments
Monsters and Critics.com, UK - 3 hours ago SAN BRUNO, CA, United States (UPI) -- Recent findings of embryonic-like stem cells in umbilical cord blood may improve treatments for such conditions as


Response Biomedical Hits Key Milestone in 3M Collaboration for
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada - 5 hours ago Under the agreement, 3M Health Care is funding the development of a new rapid, point-of-care microbiology test in the area of infection prevention based on

OPINION: Fixing hospital infection rates starts with making
Fort Wayne News Sentinel, IN - Aug 19, 2005 Decatur Memorial Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital in Decatur already report the infection rates and both have rates of less than 1 percent.

Wyo. Health Dept. survey to determine infection rate in people
The Casper Star Tribune, WY - 57 minutes ago stories. Wyo. Health Dept. survey to determine infection rate in people. By The Associated Press Monday, August 22, 2005. JACKSON, Wyo.

HK confirms one more streptococcus infection case
Xinhua, China - 4 hours ago 22 (Xinhuanet) -- Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection said a streptococcus suis infection report involving a 79-year-old woman was confirmed Monday, which

Kites died of bacterial infection: TANUVAS
Newindpress, India - 13 hours ago Conservator of Forests A Samanth Singhar said that the laboratory report from TANUVAS detected the bacterial strain of an infection known as pasteurellosis.

Unique chest infection virus find
BBC News, UK - 18 hours ago In most cases, the virus causing the lower respiratory tract infection is known - most commonly it is respiratory syncytial virus.


Real Hair Solutions for Thin, Flat Hair
Bella Online - Aug 15, 2005 We are born with the genetic disposition to produce a certain number of hair follicles and the use of salves and preparations will not increase that number.

Losing your hair isn't funny
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom - Aug 15, 2005 It is thought that female alopecia is the result of the immune system attacking the hair follicles - though why it does this is not known.

Doctor helps with appearance
Atchison Daily Globe, KS - Aug 10, 2005 That light covers a broader area and it disables the hair follicles. Hair grows in stages and the hair that you have today is active follicles, he said.

Hair transplantation to fight baldness
Deccan Herald, India - Aug 18, 2005 Whereas in micro transplantation, more numbers of incisions are done uniformly and a few hair follicles are rooted inside them giving a uniform growth of hair.

Furry mice and tumor therapy
Baltimore Sun, United States - Aug 19, 2005 drug. When the mice were given this drug, the stem cells in their hair follicles proliferated, and the mice grew extra furry coats.

Panacea Biotec in-licenses novel technology from NIH for hair
Myiris.com, India - Aug 9, 2005 The patent protected technology for actin- binding peptide(s)/poly peptide(s) stimulates hair growth and regenerates lost hair follicles.

Carell Loses Hair Over '40-Year-Old Virgin'
WTVG, OH - Aug 20, 2005 new movie. But countless chest follicles suffered unspeakable torture, and there may have been some nipple injuries. Carell might

Sweat? You bet
PensacolaNewsJournal.com, FL - Aug 17, 2005 Located in the layer of the skin called the dermis and in nerve endings and hair follicles, a sweat gland is a long, coiled hollow tube of cells that works to

Facts of life Silver among the gold
Yemen Times, Yemen - Aug 4, 2005 of grey hair derives in large part from the admixture of pigmented and white hair, it is important to note that individual hair follicles can indeed

A hairy kinase
Journal of Cell Biology - Aug 15, 2005 to produce the hair. Throughout normal adult life, hair follicles undergo cycles of growth and shrinkage. In the sgk3 mutant, the


SIMPLE TREATMENTS OFTEN WORK FOR CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
Charlotte Sun-Herald, FL - Aug 18, 2005 DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I would like some information on carpal-tunnel syndrome. I hope you can enlighten me. -- LB. ANSWER: ''Carpus'' is the Latin word for wrist.

Racial disparities closing for many medical treatments, but not
Chicago Sun-Times, United States - Aug 18, 2005 BOSTON -- The health care gap between blacks and whites is closing on many simple, cheap medical treatments, but deeper disparities stubbornly persist for more

Home Skin Treatments Have Risks
CBS News - 25 minutes ago (CBS) Women looking for ways to get rid of wrinkles, pimples or unwanted hair are turning to do-it-yourself skin-care treatments.

Kimmel Center Starts on $24M Torrey Mesa Plan
San Diego Business Journal (subscription), CA - Aug 20, 2005 here. . The center is known for its mission to find nontoxic treatments for cancer, meaning remedies that do not damage healthy cells.

Osteoporosis: Sequential treatments appear to extend initial drugs
Evansville Courier & Press (subscription), IN - 10 hours ago THE QUESTION One way to treat the thinning and increasing fragility of bones from osteoporosis is with injections of parathyroid hormone, which stimulates new

Event: Experts Host Open Session on New Treatments for Advanced
breastcancer.about.com - 23 hours ago Are you interested in new treatments for advanced breast cancer? Well, if you will be in the Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) or Boston

Protein May Hold Key to Cancer Radiation Treatments
drkoop.com - Aug 17, 2005 By Randy Dotinga. WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Like other cancer treatments, radiation isn't always a cure. Tumors can


Antiseptic Resistance: What Do We Know and What Does It Mean?
RedNova.com, TX - Jul 30, 2005 Plasmid-associated nonsusceptibility in staphylococci has been demonstrated for cationic biocides such as chlorhexidine gluconate and quaternary ammonium

Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Initiates Phase I Study of Staphylococcus
RedNova.com, TX - Jul 21, 2005 volunteers. While there are numerous species of Staphylococci, three species are responsible for almost all S. aureus infections.

Characterization of a Chronic Infection in an Internally
RedNova.com, TX - Aug 7, 2005 One established property of Staphylococci is their ability to use quorum-sensing communication mechanisms to form and maintain a biofilm on a fixation device.


In-Depth Look at How Osteoporosis Treatments Function Within Bone
Medical News Today (press release), UK - Aug 15, 2005 The study, which provides more in-depth information than previously available about these two treatments, found that both therapies increase bone mineral

Racial gap in health care closing for some treatments, studies say
Winston-Salem Journal, NC - Aug 17, 2005 The health-care gap between blacks and whites is closing on many simple, cheap medical treatments, but deeper disparities persist for more complex and costly

Fetal skin cells used in burn treatments
Bryan College Station Eagle, United States - Aug 17, 2005 Swiss researchers have used skin composed from fetal skin cells to treat eight children with deep burns. Patrick Hohlfeld of the

Racial disparities closing for many medical treatments, but not
Chicago Sun-Times, United States - Aug 18, 2005 BOSTON -- The health care gap between blacks and whites is closing on many simple, cheap medical treatments, but deeper disparities stubbornly persist for more

It's the Simple Things, but Some Hospitals Don't Do Them
New York Times, United States - Aug 20, 2005 The data show that doctors and hospitals fail with alarming frequency to deliver essential lifesaving treatments for some of the most common causes of death

Facts need clarifying on mitochondrial disease
Central Maine Morning Sentinel, ME - 3 hours ago As the executive director of the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, I have no interest in defending or challenging the treatments described in your Aug.


Panacea Biotec in-licenses novel technology from NIH for hair
Myiris.com, India - Aug 9, 2005 The patent protected technology for actin- binding peptide(s)/poly peptide(s) stimulates hair growth and regenerates lost hair follicles.

Doctor helps with appearance
Atchison Daily Globe, KS - Aug 10, 2005 That light covers a broader area and it disables the hair follicles. Hair grows in stages and the hair that you have today is active follicles, he said.

Texans mess (just a bit) with Minnesota
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription), MN - 10 hours ago Texas, who lived half his life in Minnesota, just wants a nice state leader with follicles. "I will trade you one governor (Rick Perry) with good hair for your

Real Hair Solutions for Thin, Flat Hair
Bella Online - Aug 15, 2005 We are born with the genetic disposition to produce a certain number of hair follicles and the use of salves and preparations will not increase that number.

Panacea in-licenses technology from NIH for hair growth
Business Standard, India - Aug 9, 2005 The technology, which is patent protected, stimulates hair growth and regenerates lost hair follicles, the company said in a statement.

Sweat? You bet
PensacolaNewsJournal.com, FL - Aug 17, 2005 Located in the layer of the skin called the dermis and in nerve endings and hair follicles, a sweat gland is a long, coiled hollow tube of cells that works to

Facts of life Silver among the gold
Yemen Times, Yemen - Aug 4, 2005 of grey hair derives in large part from the admixture of pigmented and white hair, it is important to note that individual hair follicles can indeed

Back To School Stress Can Trigger Acne Problems
eMaxHealth.com, NC - Aug 8, 2005 "Teens are more prone to this type of outbreak because of hormonal changes.". Acne begins when hair follicles become blocked with excess skin cells.

onetiredmama: Little Hair, BIG Deal
Modern Mom, CA - Aug 16, 2005 how can I trust he really has the best intuition for the fate of his follicles? Honestly, I don t think I remember having a preference about hair or clothes

Carell Loses Hair Over '40-Year-Old Virgin'
WTVG, OH - Aug 20, 2005 new movie. But countless chest follicles suffered unspeakable torture, and there may have been some nipple injuries. Carell might


Notes: Walker latest pitcher on DL
MLB.com - 12 hours ago with various ailments -- and closer Tyler Walker has become the latest casualty, going on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday with an inflammation in his right

Inflammation's role in heart attack
myDNA.com, TX - Aug 18, 2005 question. In this case, the question is: can intracellular signaling pathways be manipulated to reduce inflammation in blood vessels?

Johnson's back has inflammation
The Journal News.com, NY - Aug 9, 2005 felt a lot better.". But the MRI showed inflammation of the lumbar spine, leaving Johnson listed as day-to-day. Torre wasn't definite