News tagged with oral steroids
An international team of researchers, led by physician-scientists at Johns Hopkins, reports that a once-daily tablet containing a high dose of a key ragweed pollen protein effectively blocks the runny noses, sneezes, nasal ...
Immunology May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children who use inhaled steroid drugs for asthma end up slightly shorter at their full adult height than children who don't use the drugs, new results from a comprehensive asthma study show.
Immunology Sep 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A new trial is underway to determine if a short course of oral steroids can improve the hearing of children suffering from glue ear, thanks to a £1.3M research grant awarded to scientists at Cardiff University.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The largest study of patients with severe asthma to date, published in the Lancet special issue on respiratory medicine, shows that those treated with the monoclonal antibody mepolizumab experienced an almost 50 percent reduct ...
Immunology Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People taking oral steroids are twice as likely as the general population to have severe vitamin D deficiency, according to a study of more than 31,000 children and adults by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine ...
Health Sep 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Nurse initiation of oral corticosteroids before physician assessment of pediatric patients with asthma improves quality and efficiency of care provided in the pediatric emergency department, ...
Inflammatory disorders Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Pediatricians often treat young children who have frequent bouts of wheezing with a daily dose of an inhaled steroid to keep asthma symptoms at bay. But results of a recent study are likely to change that.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Dr. Roger Zemek, Director of Emergency Research at the CHEO Research Institute and ED physician, and assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, has overseen the creation and implementation ...
Inflammatory disorders Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0