News tagged with corticosteroid
An estimated 4,837,000 asthmatics with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) could benefit substantially from antifungal treatment, say researchers from The University of Manchester and the University of Toronto.
Inflammatory disorders May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The American Thoracic Society has released new official clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and management of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), the acute airway narrowing that occurs as a result of exercise.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 01, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Dry eye disease (DED) is a common condition that causes discomfort, visual disturbance and potentially damaging ocular surface inflammation that greatly impacts a person's quality of life. An estimated nine million people ...
Ophthalmology Apr 18, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Infective endocarditis related to a cardiovascular implantable electronic device (CIED), corticosteroid therapy, and other comorbidities are tied to reduced short- and long-term survival, according ...
Cardiology Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study suggests that treatment with adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) may be helpful for people whose multiple sclerosis (MS) is not well-controlled through their regular treatment. The study was released today and ...
Neuroscience Mar 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are common in patients recovering from acute lung injury (ALI), according to a study published online March 5 in Psychological Medicine.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Maintenance and reliever therapy with a single inhaled corticosteroid plus a rapid-onset, long-acting, β2 agonist (formoterol) seems beneficial for patients with asthma, according to two stu ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The high cost of medication, stigmatisation and poor acceptance of their condition are causing young adults to take a dangerous approach to managing their asthma, according to new research published today ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Corticorelin acetate (CrA) administration to patients with peritumoral brain edema (PBE) allows the reduction of steroid doses and is associated with reduced incidence and severity of steroid-induced ...
Cancer Feb 06, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Among patients with chronic unilateral lateral epicondylalgia ("tennis elbow"), a single injection of corticosteroid medication was associated with poorer outcomes after one year and higher recurrence rates compared with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients are currently being enrolled in the first clinical trial to investigate the efficacy of immunological therapy for chronic pulmonary sarcoidosis. The trial is being conducted by researchers at the Icahn School of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The drug aclidinium bromide (trade names Eklira, Bretaris) has been approved since October 2012 for widening the narrowed airways of adults with chronic-obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The German Institute for Quality ...
Medications Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People with asthma have an increased risk of pulmonary embolism, according to new research.
Inflammatory disorders Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Patient age, hypertension, and corticosteroid use are the most important predictors of the cumulative organ damage that occurs in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), according ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Dec 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A randomized, double-blind clinical trial by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery has revealed that corticosteroids are more effective than the more expensive treatment, hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc One, ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Corticosteroids are a class of steroid hormones that are produced in the adrenal cortex. Corticosteroids are involved in a wide range of physiologic systems such as stress response, immune response and regulation of inflammation, carbohydrate metabolism, protein catabolism, blood electrolyte levels, and behavior.
Some common natural hormones are corticosterone (C21H30O4), cortisone (C21H28O5, 17-hydroxy-11-dehydrocorticosterone) and aldosterone.
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