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Corticosteroids are any steroid hormones made in the adrenal cortex (the outer part of the adrenal gland). They are also made in the laboratory. Corticosteroids have many different effects in the body, and are used to treat many different conditions. They may be used as hormone replacement, to suppress the immune system, and to treat some side effects of cancer and its treatment. Corticosteroids are also used to treat certain lymphomas and lymphoid leukemias.
BSACI to publish updated guidance on diagnosis, management of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis

BSACI to publish updated guidance on diagnosis, management of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis

Corticosteroids may worsen disease in some patients with severe asthma

Corticosteroids may worsen disease in some patients with severe asthma

FDA approves expanded use of Zykadia for first-line treatment of ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC

FDA approves expanded use of Zykadia for first-line treatment of ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC

Trial shows promising results for new medicine in treating severe asthma patients

Trial shows promising results for new medicine in treating severe asthma patients

Ankle arthroplasty enables arthritis patient to walk again without pain

Ankle arthroplasty enables arthritis patient to walk again without pain

Investigational biologic may reduce need for systemic corticosteroids in patients with severe asthma

Investigational biologic may reduce need for systemic corticosteroids in patients with severe asthma

Study: Systemic therapy preserves vision of uveitis patients better than intraocular implant

Study: Systemic therapy preserves vision of uveitis patients better than intraocular implant

Study finds effective treatment approach for preserving long-term vision in patients with severe uveitis

Study finds effective treatment approach for preserving long-term vision in patients with severe uveitis

Steroids offer no additional relief to emergency patients suffering from hives

Steroids offer no additional relief to emergency patients suffering from hives

Researchers examine morbidity linked to depressive disorders

Researchers examine morbidity linked to depressive disorders

Silk garments unlikely to provide benefit for children with eczema

Silk garments unlikely to provide benefit for children with eczema

AAOS issues new guidelines for treatment of hip osteoarthritis

AAOS issues new guidelines for treatment of hip osteoarthritis

Study explores how to predict and prevent psychiatric morbidity in survivors of ARDS

Study explores how to predict and prevent psychiatric morbidity in survivors of ARDS

Mite-proof covers may reduce severity of asthma exacerbations in allergic children

Mite-proof covers may reduce severity of asthma exacerbations in allergic children

Immune system defect makes Addison’s patients prone to respiratory infections

Immune system defect makes Addison’s patients prone to respiratory infections

FDA approves new treatment for wide range of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

FDA approves new treatment for wide range of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Unique type of airway inflammation could make African Americans less responsive to asthma treatment

Unique type of airway inflammation could make African Americans less responsive to asthma treatment

Researchers find striking differences between countries, age groups in access to proper care for DMD

Researchers find striking differences between countries, age groups in access to proper care for DMD

Results of high-impact clinical trials could improve kidney-related medical care

Results of high-impact clinical trials could improve kidney-related medical care

Breakthrough research paves way for developing new asthma treatments

Breakthrough research paves way for developing new asthma treatments