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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.
Immunotherapy-treated cancer patients may develop rheumatic disorders

Immunotherapy-treated cancer patients may develop rheumatic disorders

ICS users may be at greater risk for nontuberculous mycobacteria pulmonary disease

ICS users may be at greater risk for nontuberculous mycobacteria pulmonary disease

Researchers investigate effects of new steroid treatment on children with ARDS

Researchers investigate effects of new steroid treatment on children with ARDS

HDM SLIT tablet can reduce risk of moderate or severe asthma exacerbation

HDM SLIT tablet can reduce risk of moderate or severe asthma exacerbation

Omalizumab treatment significantly decreases colds in inner-city children with allergic asthma

Omalizumab treatment significantly decreases colds in inner-city children with allergic asthma

New BSR guidelines on prescribing anti-rheumatic medication during pregnancy, breastfeeding

New BSR guidelines on prescribing anti-rheumatic medication during pregnancy, breastfeeding

Salvat, Lee's Pharmaceutical partner to market Duoxal ear drops in Greater China

Salvat, Lee's Pharmaceutical partner to market Duoxal ear drops in Greater China

Lilly, Merck announce another immuno-oncology collaboration

Lilly, Merck announce another immuno-oncology collaboration

FDA grants approval for Empliciti (elotuzumab) to treat patients with multiple myeloma

FDA grants approval for Empliciti (elotuzumab) to treat patients with multiple myeloma

Vitamin D supplements have no effect on frequency and severity of colds in asthma patients

Vitamin D supplements have no effect on frequency and severity of colds in asthma patients

IQWiG examines added benefit of tiotropium and olodaterol combination in adults with COPD

IQWiG examines added benefit of tiotropium and olodaterol combination in adults with COPD

Ninlaro (ixazomib) approved to treat people with multiple myeloma

Ninlaro (ixazomib) approved to treat people with multiple myeloma

Lilly, Merck expand oncology clinical trial collaboration

Lilly, Merck expand oncology clinical trial collaboration

Tocilizumab drug offers potential treatment for patients with polymyalgia rheumatics

Tocilizumab drug offers potential treatment for patients with polymyalgia rheumatics

Mallinckrodt Study Shows Acthar® Reduces Disease Activity in Patients with Persistently Active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Mallinckrodt Study Shows Acthar® Reduces Disease Activity in Patients with Persistently Active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Nucala (mepolizumab) approved for treatment of asthma patients

Nucala (mepolizumab) approved for treatment of asthma patients

Researchers compare effectiveness of combination therapy for black patients with asthma

Researchers compare effectiveness of combination therapy for black patients with asthma

Common steroid medication does not reduce risk of long-term pain after heart surgery

Common steroid medication does not reduce risk of long-term pain after heart surgery

Takeda highlights safety, efficacy of vedolizumab for UC and CD at ACG Annual Scientific Meeting

Takeda highlights safety, efficacy of vedolizumab for UC and CD at ACG Annual Scientific Meeting

LEO Pharma's Enstilar gets FDA approval for topical treatment of plaque psoriasis

LEO Pharma's Enstilar gets FDA approval for topical treatment of plaque psoriasis