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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).
Binge drinking history makes male and female mice react differently to stress, study shows

Binge drinking history makes male and female mice react differently to stress, study shows

Breastfeeding changes gene activity that regulates infant's response to stress

Breastfeeding changes gene activity that regulates infant's response to stress

New guidance for treatment of bone loss in hematologic stem cell transplant Recipients

New guidance for treatment of bone loss in hematologic stem cell transplant Recipients

Brief yet acute stressors have lasting effects, study finds

Brief yet acute stressors have lasting effects, study finds

Ferring announces FDA approval of ZOMACTON for injection in four new pediatric indications

Ferring announces FDA approval of ZOMACTON for injection in four new pediatric indications

Phase 2 study of dexpramipexole in hypereosinophilic syndromes meets its co-primary endpoints

Phase 2 study of dexpramipexole in hypereosinophilic syndromes meets its co-primary endpoints

New treatment option appears promising for patients with glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

New treatment option appears promising for patients with glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

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