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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.
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

JTFPP guidelines offer practical advice on medications to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis

JTFPP guidelines offer practical advice on medications to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis

CRFA better than steroid injection for managing pain from knee osteoarthritis

CRFA better than steroid injection for managing pain from knee osteoarthritis

Lung microbiome plays major role in asthma severity and response to treatment

Lung microbiome plays major role in asthma severity and response to treatment

Timing is crucial for corticosteroids to aid healing of tendons

Timing is crucial for corticosteroids to aid healing of tendons

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

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