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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 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

Zinc supplementation bolsters repurposed antivirals against SARS-CoV-2

Zinc supplementation bolsters repurposed antivirals against SARS-CoV-2

Stem cell engineering used to identify gene signaling pathway linked to schizophrenia

Stem cell engineering used to identify gene signaling pathway linked to schizophrenia

Steroids used to treat inflammatory disease increases risk of cardiovascular disease

Steroids used to treat inflammatory disease increases risk of cardiovascular disease

People of color with rheumatic disease have worse COVID-19 outcomes

People of color with rheumatic disease have worse COVID-19 outcomes

Antenatal steroids improve preterm newborn survival in low-resource settings, finds study

Antenatal steroids improve preterm newborn survival in low-resource settings, finds study

Vitamin C and COVID-19: A Review

Vitamin C and COVID-19: A Review

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