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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).
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

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