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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.
FDA approves first targeted RNA-based treatment for rare, fatal genetic disease

FDA approves first targeted RNA-based treatment for rare, fatal genetic disease

Cannabis appears to have no effect on breathlessness during exercise in advanced COPD patients

Cannabis appears to have no effect on breathlessness during exercise in advanced COPD patients

CNDA approves KEYTRUDA for treatment of advanced melanoma

CNDA approves KEYTRUDA for treatment of advanced melanoma

Phase 3 study of KEYTRUDA monotherapy meets primary endpoint

Phase 3 study of KEYTRUDA monotherapy meets primary endpoint

Ocular Therapeutix resubmits NDA for DEXTENZA

Ocular Therapeutix resubmits NDA for DEXTENZA

A systematic approach towards diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

A systematic approach towards diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

FDA approves first oral medication for adults with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis

FDA approves first oral medication for adults with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis

Researchers find new method to treat severe asthma

Researchers find new method to treat severe asthma

Eczema drug alleviates asthma symptoms and improves lung function

Eczema drug alleviates asthma symptoms and improves lung function

Guideline revisions for knee osteoarthritis have 'subtle but significant' impact on clinical practice

Guideline revisions for knee osteoarthritis have 'subtle but significant' impact on clinical practice

New studies could offer novel treatments for vision and eye conditions

New studies could offer novel treatments for vision and eye conditions

Study shows limitations of AAV gene therapy in treating hereditary adrenal disorders

Study shows limitations of AAV gene therapy in treating hereditary adrenal disorders

Genetic variant discovery could improve safety, effectiveness of drugs for asthma and COPD

Genetic variant discovery could improve safety, effectiveness of drugs for asthma and COPD

Novel use for drug shows promise as effective treatment for postoperative nausea and vomiting

Novel use for drug shows promise as effective treatment for postoperative nausea and vomiting

Study shows possibility of improving pediatric asthma care

Study shows possibility of improving pediatric asthma care

New drug candidates may offer breakthrough in treatment of COPD

New drug candidates may offer breakthrough in treatment of COPD

Untreated and overweight children may have worse asthma symptoms

Untreated and overweight children may have worse asthma symptoms

AstraZeneca’s new precision biologic gets FDA approval to treat severe eosinophilic asthma

AstraZeneca’s new precision biologic gets FDA approval to treat severe eosinophilic asthma