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Corticosteroids Are Bad for Bones (and Health)
Not all steroids make you stronger. Some commonly prescribed forms of this powerful class of drug might actually make you…
Treating Crohn’s Disease: A Balancing Act
Crohn’s disease is a notoriously difficult autoimmune condition to treat. For that reason, the search is always on for fresh possibilities and new combinations of treatments.
Side Effects of Oral Corticosteroids, and Probiotics May Ease Anxiety
Researchers have discovered that oral corticosteroids, in both the long and short term, may cause serious adverse effects. And for…
A Closer Look at the Steroid Dexamethasone for COVID-19
Dexamethasone, a cheap steroid medication that has been around for decades, was shown in a new, large trial to reduce…
Dexamethasone May Reduce COVID-19 Deaths and Pepcid AC Eases the Viruses Symptoms
Two drugs have been shown to have positive benefits against COVID-19, one early in the illness, the other for the…
Corticosteroids, also known as glucocorticoids or steroids, aren’t the same as the anabolic steroids athletes misuse. Corticosteroids are used to treat…
Quick Hits: Corticosteroids Ineffective for Sore Throat, Recall of Some Hyland’s Baby Products
The corticosteroid dexamethasone doesn’t alleviate sore throat symptoms in patients in a 24-hour time period. Of 565 randomized participants, 288…
Long-Term Effects of Corticosteroids
Corticosteroids are used to treat many different medical conditions, from rheumatoid arthritis to allergies to lupus and more. The prescribed…
The FDA has been in overdrive lately, fast-tracking approvals to encourage scientific development in the name of “innovation.” But the…
IVF Babies + Mystery Cancer – is history repeating itself?
An online journal, Fertility and Sterility, published a meta-study (a study of studies) on childhood cancer incident in IVF-born children.…
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