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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.
Stress hormones lower threshold for aggression and aggression raises stress hormones

Stress hormones lower threshold for aggression and aggression raises stress hormones

A new lipid-based nasal ointment effective at reducing symptoms of allergic rhinitis

A new lipid-based nasal ointment effective at reducing symptoms of allergic rhinitis

Regulatory agency alerts consumers about poor quality of some traditional chinese medicines

Regulatory agency alerts consumers about poor quality of some traditional chinese medicines

FDA approves revised labeling for anti-inflammatory corticosteroid nasal spray

FDA approves revised labeling for anti-inflammatory corticosteroid nasal spray

Children who take steroid drugs for nephrotic syndrome do not suffer bone loss

Children who take steroid drugs for nephrotic syndrome do not suffer bone loss

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise

Pediatric asthma patients given a certain inhaled corticosteroid had a 29 percent lower risk of ending up in emergency

Pediatric asthma patients given a certain inhaled corticosteroid had a 29 percent lower risk of ending up in emergency

A new guideline evaluates the treatment of infantile spasms

A new guideline evaluates the treatment of infantile spasms

Once-daily treatment with Alvesco (ciclesonide) in asthma patients has no effect on normal adrenal function

Once-daily treatment with Alvesco (ciclesonide) in asthma patients has no effect on normal adrenal function

Connetics issued U.S. patent for emollient-foam technology

Connetics issued U.S. patent for emollient-foam technology

New practice guidelines for treating fluid in the ears

New practice guidelines for treating fluid in the ears

Psoriasis medications can treat more than the skin

Psoriasis medications can treat more than the skin

First generic cultivate(R) cream to receive tentative FDA approval

First generic cultivate(R) cream to receive tentative FDA approval

CellCept linked to reduced cancer incidence

CellCept linked to reduced cancer incidence

SkyePharma delivery technologies for respiratory drugs to feature at two international conferences

SkyePharma delivery technologies for respiratory drugs to feature at two international conferences

FDA approves Advair Diskus® for children with asthma

FDA approves Advair Diskus® for children with asthma

ALTANA gets MHRA approval for Alvesco (Ciclesonide)

ALTANA gets MHRA approval for Alvesco (Ciclesonide)

Desensitization Useful for Allergy to Life-Saving Drug

Desensitization Useful for Allergy to Life-Saving Drug

GlaxoSmithKline files asthma treatment drug for approval in Japan

GlaxoSmithKline files asthma treatment drug for approval in Japan

Diabetic retinopathy population will quadruple by 2012

Diabetic retinopathy population will quadruple by 2012