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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).
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

Researchers provide insights into effects of microgravity on bone tissue

Researchers provide insights into effects of microgravity on bone tissue

Real-time study of medaka fish aboard ISS sheds light on bone metabolism under microgravity

Real-time study of medaka fish aboard ISS sheds light on bone metabolism under microgravity

Identifying gene defects may help develop individualised treatments for prostate cancer patients

Identifying gene defects may help develop individualised treatments for prostate cancer patients

Researchers elucidate molecular mechanisms underlying negative effects of early-life stress

Researchers elucidate molecular mechanisms underlying negative effects of early-life stress

Standard hormone supplement after radiotherapy could increase risk of prostate cancer recurrence

Standard hormone supplement after radiotherapy could increase risk of prostate cancer recurrence

New review looks at complexity of fracture epidemiology in diabetes

New review looks at complexity of fracture epidemiology in diabetes

Wayne State receives NIH grant to study use of opioid addiction drug to fight relapse in recovering addicts

Wayne State receives NIH grant to study use of opioid addiction drug to fight relapse in recovering addicts