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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.
Children exposed to maternal antenatal corticosteroids have more behavioral disorders

Children exposed to maternal antenatal corticosteroids have more behavioral disorders

Study finds two FDA-approved drugs are promising against COVID-19

Study finds two FDA-approved drugs are promising against COVID-19

AHA awards grants to 12 teams for fast-tracked heart and brain health research related to COVID-19

AHA awards grants to 12 teams for fast-tracked heart and brain health research related to COVID-19

Prolonged corticosteroid treatment increases adrenal gland inflammation

Prolonged corticosteroid treatment increases adrenal gland inflammation

Immunosuppressant shows promise in addressing COVID-19 symptoms for patients with blood cancers

Immunosuppressant shows promise in addressing COVID-19 symptoms for patients with blood cancers

Lipid aids healing of scratches on the cornea

Lipid aids healing of scratches on the cornea

Three-drug combination reduces all-cause mortality in COPD patients

Three-drug combination reduces all-cause mortality in COPD patients

Experts advise against using steroids for treatment of coronavirus

Experts advise against using steroids for treatment of coronavirus

Research paves the way to improved treatment for complex blood disorders

Research paves the way to improved treatment for complex blood disorders

Nasal sprays cut down usage of antibiotics for individuals with chronic rhinosinusitis

Nasal sprays cut down usage of antibiotics for individuals with chronic rhinosinusitis

Study suggests link between bacteria in the upper airway and asthma severity

Study suggests link between bacteria in the upper airway and asthma severity

Mysterious feather duvet lung disease nearly kills a man

Mysterious feather duvet lung disease nearly kills a man

Cancer patients with RA treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors likely to experience a flare

Cancer patients with RA treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors likely to experience a flare

Study identifies several drugs with potential to prevent suicide attempts

Study identifies several drugs with potential to prevent suicide attempts

First-ever guidelines for pediatric psoriasis treatment released

First-ever guidelines for pediatric psoriasis treatment released

Steroid injections for osteoarthritis more may damage joints

Steroid injections for osteoarthritis more may damage joints

Nonsurgical treatment options effective for sufferers of chronic rhinosinusitis

Nonsurgical treatment options effective for sufferers of chronic rhinosinusitis

Tips to manage symptoms and flare-ups in children with eczema

Tips to manage symptoms and flare-ups in children with eczema

Triple-drug combo inhaler for asthmatics with poor symptom control

Triple-drug combo inhaler for asthmatics with poor symptom control

New clinical practice guideline published for adults with community acquired pneumonia

New clinical practice guideline published for adults with community acquired pneumonia