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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).
Brain motor and fear circuits orchestrate the immune response to acute stress

Brain motor and fear circuits orchestrate the immune response to acute stress

DGP student investigates sexual dysmorphism in mice

DGP student investigates sexual dysmorphism in mice

Effects of COVID-19 treatment best with combination therapy

Effects of COVID-19 treatment best with combination therapy

Shared gene expression signatures in type 1 diabetics treated with IL-2 and COVID-19 patients

Shared gene expression signatures in type 1 diabetics treated with IL-2 and COVID-19 patients

Depressive disorders are associated with general increase in the deformability of immune cells

Depressive disorders are associated with general increase in the deformability of immune cells

Study shows the benefits of once-weekly prednisone in obese mice

Study shows the benefits of once-weekly prednisone in obese mice

Study suggests single nucleotide polymorphism in interferon receptor impacts COVID-19 outcomes

Study suggests single nucleotide polymorphism in interferon receptor impacts COVID-19 outcomes

Glucocorticoid steroids improve muscle performance through distinct, sex-specific molecular pathways

Glucocorticoid steroids improve muscle performance through distinct, sex-specific molecular pathways

Aldosterone levels undetectably low in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Aldosterone levels undetectably low in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Adenosine receptor agonists provide therapeutic target in mouse SARS-CoV-2 infection

Adenosine receptor agonists provide therapeutic target in mouse SARS-CoV-2 infection

Research may lead to the development of effective fasting-based therapies

Research may lead to the development of effective fasting-based therapies

Dexamethasone administration at a late time point could enhance transgene expression

Dexamethasone administration at a late time point could enhance transgene expression

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