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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).
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

Red wine delivered though an aerosol for COPD, asthma, and possibly even arthritis

Red wine delivered though an aerosol for COPD, asthma, and possibly even arthritis

$75 million over 5 years to study islet transplantation in patients with type 1 diabetes

$75 million over 5 years to study islet transplantation in patients with type 1 diabetes

Arsenic could be toxic at much lower levels than previously thought

Arsenic could be toxic at much lower levels than previously thought

Drug for multiple sclerosis prevented disease development when tested on animal models

Drug for multiple sclerosis prevented disease development when tested on animal models

Exposure to excess hormones in the womb increases risk of heart disease and diabetes

Exposure to excess hormones in the womb increases risk of heart disease and diabetes

Untreated postmenopausal women with osteoporosis are at risk for first spinal fracture within one year

Untreated postmenopausal women with osteoporosis are at risk for first spinal fracture within one year