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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).
Why do some people get fat even when they eat relatively little?

Why do some people get fat even when they eat relatively little?

Genelabs Tech reaches agreement with FDA on special protocol assessment for phase III trial of Prestara in lupus

Genelabs Tech reaches agreement with FDA on special protocol assessment for phase III trial of Prestara in lupus

Severe stress can damage a child's brain

Severe stress can damage a child's brain

Steroid use fails to boost pregnancy rates in infertility treatments

Steroid use fails to boost pregnancy rates in infertility treatments

It's a vicious circle - exposure to stress causes anxiety and depression

It's a vicious circle - exposure to stress causes anxiety and depression

Anxiogenic-like effect of chronic corticosterone in the light-dark emergence task in mice

Anxiogenic-like effect of chronic corticosterone in the light-dark emergence task in mice

Why anti-obesity cortisol reducing supplements do not work

Why anti-obesity cortisol reducing supplements do not work

Bisphosphonate use in dermatology patients receiving long-term oral corticosteroid therapy

Bisphosphonate use in dermatology patients receiving long-term oral corticosteroid therapy

Loyola to study for first time IV medication for osteopenia and inflammatory bowel diseases

Loyola to study for first time IV medication for osteopenia and inflammatory bowel diseases

Women more sensitive to chronic stress than men

Women more sensitive to chronic stress than men

Sweets may decrease the production of the stress-related hormone glucocorticoid

Sweets may decrease the production of the stress-related hormone glucocorticoid

Feeling stressed? reach for the sugar!

Feeling stressed? reach for the sugar!

Bright light therapy may aid patients with depressive and bipolar disorders

Bright light therapy may aid patients with depressive and bipolar disorders

Vaccine that targets nicotine rather than the brain's reaction to it

Vaccine that targets nicotine rather than the brain's reaction to it

Nuclear receptor proteins could change anti-inflammatory treatments

Nuclear receptor proteins could change anti-inflammatory treatments

Loyola researchers hope that zoledronic acid will be effective and safe for patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)

Loyola researchers hope that zoledronic acid will be effective and safe for patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)

MabThera highly effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis

MabThera highly effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis

Rituximab, used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is safe and effective

Rituximab, used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is safe and effective

Racial differences may play a significant role in determining a patient's response to asthma medications

Racial differences may play a significant role in determining a patient's response to asthma medications

Trial of Etanercept for Wegners's disease shows no benefit against the autoimmune condition

Trial of Etanercept for Wegners's disease shows no benefit against the autoimmune condition