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Glucocorticoid is a compound that belongs to the family of compounds called corticosteroids (steroids). Glucocorticoids affect metabolism and have anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive effects. They may be naturally produced (hormones) or synthetic (drugs).
Oral steroid use in patients with inflammatory diseases increases risk of infection

Oral steroid use in patients with inflammatory diseases increases risk of infection

Study shows high levels of success in most patients despite tapered glucocorticoid discontinuation

Study shows high levels of success in most patients despite tapered glucocorticoid discontinuation

Prenatal stress may be involved in shaping psychiatric resilience later in life

Prenatal stress may be involved in shaping psychiatric resilience later in life

ACR and Arthritis Foundation release two guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis

ACR and Arthritis Foundation release two guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Molecular target UNC45A is essential for cancer cell proliferation and tumor growth

Molecular target UNC45A is essential for cancer cell proliferation and tumor growth

Two proteins act in concert to maintain a healthy heart in mice, shows study

Two proteins act in concert to maintain a healthy heart in mice, shows study

Combined glucocorticoid and antioxidant therapy could benefit premature babies

Combined glucocorticoid and antioxidant therapy could benefit premature babies

Increased stress hormones accelerate breast cancer metastasis

Increased stress hormones accelerate breast cancer metastasis

Study elucidates mechanism behind development of steroid diabetes

Study elucidates mechanism behind development of steroid diabetes

Study findings hold promise for children with DMD

Study findings hold promise for children with DMD

Scientists pinpoint mechanism that leads to steroid diabetes

Scientists pinpoint mechanism that leads to steroid diabetes

New CU Boulder study shows how spinal injury impacts circadian rhythms

New CU Boulder study shows how spinal injury impacts circadian rhythms

Binge drinking history makes male and female mice react differently to stress, study shows

Binge drinking history makes male and female mice react differently to stress, study shows

Breastfeeding changes gene activity that regulates infant's response to stress

Breastfeeding changes gene activity that regulates infant's response to stress

New guidance for treatment of bone loss in hematologic stem cell transplant Recipients

New guidance for treatment of bone loss in hematologic stem cell transplant Recipients

Brief yet acute stressors have lasting effects, study finds

Brief yet acute stressors have lasting effects, study finds

Ferring announces FDA approval of ZOMACTON for injection in four new pediatric indications

Ferring announces FDA approval of ZOMACTON for injection in four new pediatric indications

Phase 2 study of dexpramipexole in hypereosinophilic syndromes meets its co-primary endpoints

Phase 2 study of dexpramipexole in hypereosinophilic syndromes meets its co-primary endpoints

New treatment option appears promising for patients with glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

New treatment option appears promising for patients with glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

Early life stress impacts how the sensory systems develop, review shows

Early life stress impacts how the sensory systems develop, review shows