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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.
Researchers use urine test to identify and verify a patient's type of asthma

Researchers use urine test to identify and verify a patient's type of asthma

Arthritis drug may be effective in treating immunotherapy-related heart complication

Arthritis drug may be effective in treating immunotherapy-related heart complication

COVID-19 pandemic highlights the risk of using systemic corticosteroids

COVID-19 pandemic highlights the risk of using systemic corticosteroids

Azithromycin trial fails to provide evidence of benefit in COVID-19

Azithromycin trial fails to provide evidence of benefit in COVID-19

Lipid storm in severe COVID-19 linked to high COX/LOX pathway activity

Lipid storm in severe COVID-19 linked to high COX/LOX pathway activity

Could beta-blockers be a potential treatment for COVID-19?

Could beta-blockers be a potential treatment for COVID-19?

Dexamethasone use could reduce immune checkpoint inhibitor efficacy in glioblastoma patients

Dexamethasone use could reduce immune checkpoint inhibitor efficacy in glioblastoma patients

First intratumoral injection approved by FDA for treating non-metastatic mast cell tumors in dogs

First intratumoral injection approved by FDA for treating non-metastatic mast cell tumors in dogs

Corticosteroids can help in survival of elderly patients with severe COVID-19

Corticosteroids can help in survival of elderly patients with severe COVID-19

Care pathways for pregnant women with COVID‐19

Care pathways for pregnant women with COVID‐19

New procedure offers lasting pain relief for patients with osteoarthritis

New procedure offers lasting pain relief for patients with osteoarthritis

Lupus patients receiving prophylactic therapy are at high risk for adverse reactions

Lupus patients receiving prophylactic therapy are at high risk for adverse reactions

Corticosteroid injections for knee OA do not speed up the progression of disease

Corticosteroid injections for knee OA do not speed up the progression of disease

High-impact clinical trial results could improve kidney-related medical care

High-impact clinical trial results could improve kidney-related medical care

Dexamethasone drug may not benefit COVID-19 patients with diabetes or low albumin levels

Dexamethasone drug may not benefit COVID-19 patients with diabetes or low albumin levels

Conflicting evidence on potential benefit, negative outcomes of hip and knee steroid injections

Conflicting evidence on potential benefit, negative outcomes of hip and knee steroid injections

Exuberant activation of immune cells in severe COVID-19 resembles lupus

Exuberant activation of immune cells in severe COVID-19 resembles lupus

New drug offers hope for young boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New drug offers hope for young boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New book gives overview of viruses and how they emerge to cause pandemics

New book gives overview of viruses and how they emerge to cause pandemics

A historic partnership to develop evidence-based guidelines for clinical care and practice

A historic partnership to develop evidence-based guidelines for clinical care and practice