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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).
Gadolinium-enhanced MRI of shoulders helps predict recurrence of polymyalgia rheumatica

Gadolinium-enhanced MRI of shoulders helps predict recurrence of polymyalgia rheumatica

Study shows how glucocorticoid hormones control sugar and fat levels over the course of 24 hours

Study shows how glucocorticoid hormones control sugar and fat levels over the course of 24 hours

Northwestern Medicine launches program to help women understand risk factors for osteoporosis

Northwestern Medicine launches program to help women understand risk factors for osteoporosis

Researchers propose potential treatment for Ewing sarcomas

Researchers propose potential treatment for Ewing sarcomas

Clinical trial to evaluate efficacy and safety of new treatment for giant cell arteritis

Clinical trial to evaluate efficacy and safety of new treatment for giant cell arteritis

Study finds nearly one in three patients with lupus uses prescription opioids for pain

Study finds nearly one in three patients with lupus uses prescription opioids for pain

Strong family bonding improves helps child's asthma

Strong family bonding improves helps child's asthma

New drug provides hope for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New drug provides hope for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

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