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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.
Budesonide’s antiviral effect against SARS-CoV-2

Budesonide’s antiviral effect against SARS-CoV-2

Could corticosteroids increase mortality in COVID-19 patients without high oxygen supplementation?

Could corticosteroids increase mortality in COVID-19 patients without high oxygen supplementation?

Researchers reanalyze COVID RECOVERY trial data on tocilizumab

Researchers reanalyze COVID RECOVERY trial data on tocilizumab

Cinnamon compound could be useful supplement to dexamethasone in COVID-19 treatment

Cinnamon compound could be useful supplement to dexamethasone in COVID-19 treatment

Hydroxychloroquine + Azithromycin therapy at a higher dose improved survival by nearly 200% in ventilated COVID patients

Hydroxychloroquine + Azithromycin therapy at a higher dose improved survival by nearly 200% in ventilated COVID patients

Vagus nerve stimulation may be a potential adjunct therapy for COVID-19

Vagus nerve stimulation may be a potential adjunct therapy for COVID-19

Enrolment in high-deductible health plan may not be linked to asthma exacerbations

Enrolment in high-deductible health plan may not be linked to asthma exacerbations

Investigators map how drugs were used on people hospitalized with COVID-19  infection

Investigators map how drugs were used on people hospitalized with COVID-19 infection

Dupilumab considerably reduced asthma exacerbations in young children, shows VOYAGE trial

Dupilumab considerably reduced asthma exacerbations in young children, shows VOYAGE trial

Early treatment may prevent clotting in COVID-19 vaccine-related thrombocytopenia

Early treatment may prevent clotting in COVID-19 vaccine-related thrombocytopenia

Triple-drug therapy can reduce asthma exacerbations, improve control without major adverse events

Triple-drug therapy can reduce asthma exacerbations, improve control without major adverse events

Laser procedure for pediatric patients with epilepsy holds advantages over traditional brain surgery

Laser procedure for pediatric patients with epilepsy holds advantages over traditional brain surgery

Horizontal transmission route is responsible for HTLV-1 uveitis

Horizontal transmission route is responsible for HTLV-1 uveitis

ANTICOV clinical trial to test new treatment for people with mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in Africa

ANTICOV clinical trial to test new treatment for people with mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in Africa

Researchers aim to better understand clinical features associated with COVID-19 mortality

Researchers aim to better understand clinical features associated with COVID-19 mortality

3D-printed anatomical finger model offers procedural guidance of trigger finger injections

3D-printed anatomical finger model offers procedural guidance of trigger finger injections

Phase 3 trial finds corticosteroid inhaler speeds recovery time in COVID-19 patients

Phase 3 trial finds corticosteroid inhaler speeds recovery time in COVID-19 patients

Corticosteroid therapy in pregnant women with COVID-19

Corticosteroid therapy in pregnant women with COVID-19

Covid-19 lockdown restrictions may have led to reduction in asthma exacerbations

Covid-19 lockdown restrictions may have led to reduction in asthma exacerbations

Study observes correlation between COVID-19 mortality and autoantibodies in corticosteroid treated patients

Study observes correlation between COVID-19 mortality and autoantibodies in corticosteroid treated patients