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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.
Cancer patients with RA treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors likely to experience a flare

Cancer patients with RA treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors likely to experience a flare

Study identifies several drugs with potential to prevent suicide attempts

Study identifies several drugs with potential to prevent suicide attempts

First-ever guidelines for pediatric psoriasis treatment released

First-ever guidelines for pediatric psoriasis treatment released

Steroid injections for osteoarthritis more may damage joints

Steroid injections for osteoarthritis more may damage joints

Nonsurgical treatment options effective for sufferers of chronic rhinosinusitis

Nonsurgical treatment options effective for sufferers of chronic rhinosinusitis

Tips to manage symptoms and flare-ups in children with eczema

Tips to manage symptoms and flare-ups in children with eczema

Triple-drug combo inhaler for asthmatics with poor symptom control

Triple-drug combo inhaler for asthmatics with poor symptom control

New clinical practice guideline published for adults with community acquired pneumonia

New clinical practice guideline published for adults with community acquired pneumonia

Study assesses treatment options in African Americans with poorly controlled asthma

Study assesses treatment options in African Americans with poorly controlled asthma

Clinical trial to evaluate efficacy and safety of new treatment for giant cell arteritis

Clinical trial to evaluate efficacy and safety of new treatment for giant cell arteritis

Two uveitis drugs perform similarly in a head-to-head clinical trial

Two uveitis drugs perform similarly in a head-to-head clinical trial

Wild birds help shed light on stress resilience in humans

Wild birds help shed light on stress resilience in humans

FDA grants accelerated approval to new treatment for refractory multiple myeloma

FDA grants accelerated approval to new treatment for refractory multiple myeloma

First treatment approved by FDA for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps

First treatment approved by FDA for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps

New intervention shows promise for relief of shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

New intervention shows promise for relief of shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

New immunosuppressive regimens may improve outcomes for kidney transplant patients

New immunosuppressive regimens may improve outcomes for kidney transplant patients

Dyson-Hudson receives grant to study effectiveness of new treatment for shoulder pain

Dyson-Hudson receives grant to study effectiveness of new treatment for shoulder pain

Innovative treatment improves vision of a patient suffering from melanoma-associated retinopathy

Innovative treatment improves vision of a patient suffering from melanoma-associated retinopathy

Sweden shows greatest improvement in saving extremely preterm babies

Sweden shows greatest improvement in saving extremely preterm babies

Drug that prevents respiratory ailments in preemies reduces healthcare costs

Drug that prevents respiratory ailments in preemies reduces healthcare costs