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

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

LSD1 enzyme regulates skeletal muscle differentiation and metabolic activity

LSD1 enzyme regulates skeletal muscle differentiation and metabolic activity

Study shows impact of prenatal stress on offspring stress hormone levels

Study shows impact of prenatal stress on offspring stress hormone levels

Mother's stress during pregnancy changes brain connectivity in-utero

Mother's stress during pregnancy changes brain connectivity in-utero

New findings yield insights into factors that contribute to aggressive endometrial tumors

New findings yield insights into factors that contribute to aggressive endometrial tumors

New guidelines intend to provide template for optimal, most up-to-date DMD care

New guidelines intend to provide template for optimal, most up-to-date DMD care

Researchers reveal new molecular target to help ease asthma symptoms

Researchers reveal new molecular target to help ease asthma symptoms

Steroid study provides new insights into medicines' side effects

Steroid study provides new insights into medicines' side effects

UT Southwestern researchers identify potential approach to suppress lethal parasitic infections

UT Southwestern researchers identify potential approach to suppress lethal parasitic infections

Johns Hopkins researchers crack key part of mystery surrounding proteins

Johns Hopkins researchers crack key part of mystery surrounding proteins

Obesity linked to worse patient-reported outcomes in women with lupus

Obesity linked to worse patient-reported outcomes in women with lupus

Opioid and antidepressant use related to increased risk of osteoporotic fractures for RA patients

Opioid and antidepressant use related to increased risk of osteoporotic fractures for RA patients

Study identifies novel molecular interactions that explain cognitive defects in Parkinson's disease

Study identifies novel molecular interactions that explain cognitive defects in Parkinson's disease

Research finds new therapeutic strategy to prevent infections in spinal cord injury patients

Research finds new therapeutic strategy to prevent infections in spinal cord injury patients

Steroid hormones could provide new insight into age-related bone loss

Steroid hormones could provide new insight into age-related bone loss

ACR’s updated guideline provides recommendations on treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

ACR’s updated guideline provides recommendations on treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

Weekly doses of steroids help hasten recovery in muscle injuries

Weekly doses of steroids help hasten recovery in muscle injuries

Switching off glucocorticoid signaling in bone could protect against diet-induced metabolic disturbances

Switching off glucocorticoid signaling in bone could protect against diet-induced metabolic disturbances

Endostatin can decrease proliferation of castration-resistant prostate cancer cells

Endostatin can decrease proliferation of castration-resistant prostate cancer cells

Maternal stress can affect growth of fetal muscles, study shows

Maternal stress can affect growth of fetal muscles, study shows