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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).
Budesonide’s antiviral effect against SARS-CoV-2

Budesonide’s antiviral effect against SARS-CoV-2

Three new guidelines released for treatment and management of systemic vasculitis

Three new guidelines released for treatment and management of systemic vasculitis

How does dexamethasone therapy work in severe COVID-19?

How does dexamethasone therapy work in severe COVID-19?

Antagonism of glucocorticoid receptors promotes apoptosis in solid tumor cells

Antagonism of glucocorticoid receptors promotes apoptosis in solid tumor cells

Study reveals the interplay between proteins that control the body's stress response

Study reveals the interplay between proteins that control the body's stress response

New guidance provides valuable direction in the clinical use of HR-pQCT imaging

New guidance provides valuable direction in the clinical use of HR-pQCT imaging

New computational topology strategy to identify existing medicines for treating COVID-19

New computational topology strategy to identify existing medicines for treating COVID-19

Can depression increase the likelihood of rapid kidney function decline?

Can depression increase the likelihood of rapid kidney function decline?

Study: Specific diet, lifestyle interventions may reverse epigenetic aging in healthy adult males

Study: Specific diet, lifestyle interventions may reverse epigenetic aging in healthy adult males

Vagus nerve stimulation may be a potential adjunct therapy for COVID-19

Vagus nerve stimulation may be a potential adjunct therapy for COVID-19

Study confirms that human endocrine system is strongly involved in SARS-Cov-2 infection

Study confirms that human endocrine system is strongly involved in SARS-Cov-2 infection

Androgens play a critical role in regulating stomach inflammation in mice

Androgens play a critical role in regulating stomach inflammation in mice

New biomarker of glucocorticoid action could help clinicians to tailor treatments

New biomarker of glucocorticoid action could help clinicians to tailor treatments

Living in neighborhoods with high rates of violence and poverty alters gene activity

Living in neighborhoods with high rates of violence and poverty alters gene activity

Corticosteroid receptor inhibitor shows anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity in vivo

Corticosteroid receptor inhibitor shows anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity in vivo

Chicken-derived antibody shows potent neutralizing capacity against SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Chicken-derived antibody shows potent neutralizing capacity against SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

SARS-CoV-2's resistance to remdesivir in vitro

SARS-CoV-2's resistance to remdesivir in vitro

Traumatic or stressful events in childhood may lead to changes in key brain structures

Traumatic or stressful events in childhood may lead to changes in key brain structures

Can early use of colchicine reduce COVID-19 mortality?

Can early use of colchicine reduce COVID-19 mortality?

New process separates beneficial glucocorticoids from unwanted side-effects

New process separates beneficial glucocorticoids from unwanted side-effects