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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 smoke exposure produces long-lasting sleep alterations in adult mice

Early-life smoke exposure produces long-lasting sleep alterations in adult mice

Dexamethasone shown to upregulate innate and adaptive immune responses in COVID-19 acute respiratory distress syndrome patients

Dexamethasone shown to upregulate innate and adaptive immune responses in COVID-19 acute respiratory distress syndrome patients

Drugs that block mineralocorticoid receptor may help protect bone cells during aging

Drugs that block mineralocorticoid receptor may help protect bone cells during aging

Thrombosis may increase mortality risk in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Thrombosis may increase mortality risk in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Study: Ultra-low rituximab dose maintains low disease activity for most RA patients

Study: Ultra-low rituximab dose maintains low disease activity for most RA patients

Pregnant women with Takayasu's arteritis may have high prevalence of maternal and fetal complications

Pregnant women with Takayasu's arteritis may have high prevalence of maternal and fetal complications

Immunogenicity of mRNA vaccine against emerging strains of SARS-CoV-2 in immunocompromised patients

Immunogenicity of mRNA vaccine against emerging strains of SARS-CoV-2 in immunocompromised patients

Breakthrough SARS-CoV-2 infections in patients with systemic rheumatic diseases

Breakthrough SARS-CoV-2 infections in patients with systemic rheumatic diseases

Study uncovers link between corticosteroid receptors and ciliary, neuroplasticity genes in the brain

Study uncovers link between corticosteroid receptors and ciliary, neuroplasticity genes in the brain

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