Asthma patients given risky levels of steroid tablets

More than one quarter of asthma patients have been prescribed potentially dangerous amounts of steroid tablets, with researchers warning this puts them at greater risk of serious side-effects.


Oral steroids not effective for most children with glue ear

A new study by researchers at Cardiff University and the University of Oxford shows that a one-week course of oral steroid tablets does not result in large benefits for most two- to eight-year-old children who have had glue ...