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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).
New drug offers hope for young boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New drug offers hope for young boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Biomarker predicts disease severity in COVID-19 patients

Biomarker predicts disease severity in COVID-19 patients

Scientists shed new light on gene regulatory pathways activated by stress hormone

Scientists shed new light on gene regulatory pathways activated by stress hormone

Examining the role of endocrine system and hormones in COVID-19 infection

Examining the role of endocrine system and hormones in COVID-19 infection

Scientists aim to find cortisone alternatives with fewer side effects

Scientists aim to find cortisone alternatives with fewer side effects

Study examines glucocorticoid tapering in rheumatoid arthritis

Study examines glucocorticoid tapering in rheumatoid arthritis

Study shows how chronic psychological stress leads to sickle cell crises

Study shows how chronic psychological stress leads to sickle cell crises

Investigational antidepressant PT150 shows antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2

Investigational antidepressant PT150 shows antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2

Study reveals the role of glucocorticoid metabolism and GILZ regulation during aging

Study reveals the role of glucocorticoid metabolism and GILZ regulation during aging

Inhaled steroids reduce ACE2 expression in COPD lungs

Inhaled steroids reduce ACE2 expression in COPD lungs

Novel compound shows promise for ANCA-associated vasculitis

Novel compound shows promise for ANCA-associated vasculitis

UIC Center for Alcohol Research in Epigenetics receives $8.2 million NIH grant

UIC Center for Alcohol Research in Epigenetics receives $8.2 million NIH grant

Teen vaping study identifies stomach issues and history of substance abuse

Teen vaping study identifies stomach issues and history of substance abuse

EULAR publishes recommendations for management of rheumatic immune-related adverse events

EULAR publishes recommendations for management of rheumatic immune-related adverse events

Prolonged corticosteroid treatment increases adrenal gland inflammation

Prolonged corticosteroid treatment increases adrenal gland inflammation

Do ACE inhibitors increase SARS-CoV-2 binding to ACE2?

Do ACE inhibitors increase SARS-CoV-2 binding to ACE2?

Medical teams need to be extra vigilant when dealing with diabetics during COVID-19 pandemic

Medical teams need to be extra vigilant when dealing with diabetics during COVID-19 pandemic

Patients with hypertension, diabetes and heart disease more likely to die from COVID-19

Patients with hypertension, diabetes and heart disease more likely to die from COVID-19

Individuals taking glucocorticoids are at high risk if infected with COVID-19

Individuals taking glucocorticoids are at high risk if infected with COVID-19

Excessive salt intake weakens the immune system

Excessive salt intake weakens the immune system