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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.
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

Corticosteroids can be lifesaving for critically ill COVID-19 patients

Corticosteroids can be lifesaving for critically ill COVID-19 patients

Study examines whether asthma is a significant risk factor for severe COVID-19

Study examines whether asthma is a significant risk factor for severe COVID-19

Vaping-related lung injuries have suggestive patterns on CT scans

Vaping-related lung injuries have suggestive patterns on CT scans

NPS MedicineWise offers information to prevent hay fever symptoms

NPS MedicineWise offers information to prevent hay fever symptoms

Inhaled steroid ciclesonide suppresses SARS-CoV-2 replication in vitro

Inhaled steroid ciclesonide suppresses SARS-CoV-2 replication in vitro

Study examines safety and early outcomes of gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy

Study examines safety and early outcomes of gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy

Scientists identify two markers of inflammation that predict severity of COVID-19 cases

Scientists identify two markers of inflammation that predict severity of COVID-19 cases