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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.
Corticosteroids may restore sense of smell in COVID-19 patients

Corticosteroids may restore sense of smell in COVID-19 patients

CDC report highlights urgent need for guideline adherence in prescribing antifungal medications

CDC report highlights urgent need for guideline adherence in prescribing antifungal medications

Research reveals COVID-19's lasting impact on brain function and structure

Research reveals COVID-19's lasting impact on brain function and structure

Combination of dasatinib and blinatumomab offers effective treatment for older Ph+ ALL patients

Combination of dasatinib and blinatumomab offers effective treatment for older Ph+ ALL patients

Ashwagandha extracts show promise in reducing stress hormones, study suggests

Ashwagandha extracts show promise in reducing stress hormones, study suggests

Image-guided procedure may alleviate parosmia symptoms in long COVID patients

Image-guided procedure may alleviate parosmia symptoms in long COVID patients

Understanding COVID-19 mortality in people with severe mental illness and different ethnicities

Understanding COVID-19 mortality in people with severe mental illness and different ethnicities

Does the timing of prenatal exposure to corticosteroids and β2-agonists impact a child's neurodevelopment by age 3?

Does the timing of prenatal exposure to corticosteroids and β2-agonists impact a child's neurodevelopment by age 3?

Saline injection treatment for calcific tendinopathy provides no meaningful benefit over placebo

Saline injection treatment for calcific tendinopathy provides no meaningful benefit over placebo

Experts propose new definition of clinical remission in treatment of asthma

Experts propose new definition of clinical remission in treatment of asthma

How have inflammatory bowel disease treatments changed after the introduction of biologics?

How have inflammatory bowel disease treatments changed after the introduction of biologics?

COVID-19 infection linked to increased risk of high blood pressure

COVID-19 infection linked to increased risk of high blood pressure

The standard of care and recent advancements in the control of skin inflammation

The standard of care and recent advancements in the control of skin inflammation

Patients prescribed corticosteroids less likely to receive fracture preventive care

Patients prescribed corticosteroids less likely to receive fracture preventive care

Experts call for caution when using antenatal corticosteroids

Experts call for caution when using antenatal corticosteroids

Study assesses the value of predictive biomarkers for early-stage COVID-19 infection

Study assesses the value of predictive biomarkers for early-stage COVID-19 infection

Research uncovers new insights into post-COVID-19 syndrome (PCS) phenotypes and impact on quality of life

Research uncovers new insights into post-COVID-19 syndrome (PCS) phenotypes and impact on quality of life

Study finds impaired beta cell function associated with severe COVID-19-induced hyperglycemia

Study finds impaired beta cell function associated with severe COVID-19-induced hyperglycemia

Two anti-inflammatory drugs reduce deaths in severe COVID-19 patients

Two anti-inflammatory drugs reduce deaths in severe COVID-19 patients

Biomarker found in urine could help diagnose acute tubulointerstitial nephritis

Biomarker found in urine could help diagnose acute tubulointerstitial nephritis