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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.
What is the immunopathogenesis of pediatric COVID-19?

What is the immunopathogenesis of pediatric COVID-19?

Is cannabidiol effective against COVID-19?

Is cannabidiol effective against COVID-19?

What role does human microbiota play in COVID-19 severity?

What role does human microbiota play in COVID-19 severity?

Researchers explore long-term pulmonary sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the pediatric population

Researchers explore long-term pulmonary sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the pediatric population

New discovery could lead to more effective treatments for asthma sufferers

New discovery could lead to more effective treatments for asthma sufferers

The risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection and disease severity in a cohort of severe asthmatics treated with biologics

The risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection and disease severity in a cohort of severe asthmatics treated with biologics

Elevated Th17 cells associated with increased risk of critical COVID

Elevated Th17 cells associated with increased risk of critical COVID

Study finds striking epigenetic differences in the airway cells of adult children born to asthmatic mothers

Study finds striking epigenetic differences in the airway cells of adult children born to asthmatic mothers

The effect of corticosteroids on mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

The effect of corticosteroids on mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Treatment with imatinib results in lower mortality rates for patients with severe COVID-19

Treatment with imatinib results in lower mortality rates for patients with severe COVID-19

The efficacy of CoronaVac against SARS-CoV-2 in cancer patients

The efficacy of CoronaVac against SARS-CoV-2 in cancer patients

Multi-country study provides a clear treatment option for IgA nephropathy

Multi-country study provides a clear treatment option for IgA nephropathy

NAVIGATOR trial: Nearly half of asthma patients improved with tezepelumab treatment

NAVIGATOR trial: Nearly half of asthma patients improved with tezepelumab treatment

Study supports daily steroid doses for children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Study supports daily steroid doses for children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Poor asthma control triggered by SARS-CoV-2

Poor asthma control triggered by SARS-CoV-2

Corticosteroid exposure associated with hospitalization for severe pain event among patients with sickle cell disease

Corticosteroid exposure associated with hospitalization for severe pain event among patients with sickle cell disease

Interleukin-3 may contribute to alleviating asthma, research suggests

Interleukin-3 may contribute to alleviating asthma, research suggests

Effects of COVID-19 treatment best with combination therapy

Effects of COVID-19 treatment best with combination therapy

Study evaluates efficacy of sarilumab in severe/critical COVID-19 patients

Study evaluates efficacy of sarilumab in severe/critical COVID-19 patients

Covid-19 patients are at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, study shows

Covid-19 patients are at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, study shows