corticosteroid | definition

hormone released by the adrenal cortex in response to long-term stress


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Research Article: Endogenous Synthesis of Corticosteroids in the Hippocampus

Date Published: July 28, 2011 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Shimpei Higo, Yasushi Hojo, Hirotaka Ishii, Yoshimasa Komatsuzaki, Yuuki Ooishi, Gen Murakami, Hideo Mukai, Takeshi Yamazaki, Daiichiro Nakahara, Anna Barron, Tetsuya Kimoto, Suguru Kawato, Maria A. Deli. Abstract: Brain synthesis of steroids including sex-steroids is attracting much attention. The endogenous synthesis of corticosteroids in … Continue reading

Research Article: Corticosteroids for Dengue – Why Don’t They Work?

Date Published: December 12, 2013 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Thi Hanh Tien Nguyen, Than Ha Quyen Nguyen, Tuan Trung Vu, Jeremy Farrar, Truong Long Hoang, Thi Hoai Tam Dong, Van Ngoc Tran, Khanh Lam Phung, Marcel Wolbers, Stephen S. Whitehead, Martin L. Hibberd, Bridget Wills, Cameron P. Simmons, Scott B. Halstead. Abstract: BackgroundDysregulated … Continue reading

Research Article: Systematic Review of the Toxicity of Long-Course Oral Corticosteroids in Children

Date Published: January 26, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Fahad Aljebab, Imti Choonara, Sharon Conroy, Robert S. Phillips. Abstract: Long courses of oral corticosteroids are commonly used in children in the management of chronic conditions. Various adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are known to occur with their use. This systematic review aimed to … Continue reading

Research Article: Corticosteroid Is Associated with Both Hip Fracture and Fracture-Unrelated Arthropathy

Date Published: January 26, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Feng-Chen Kao, Yao-Chun Hsu, Chien-Fu Jeff Lin, Ying-Ying Lo, Yuan-Kun Tu, Ping-Hsun Wu. Abstract: We aimed to investigate whether and how corticosteroid use was associated with serious hip arthropathy. This population-based cohort study analyzed the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database and screened … Continue reading

Research Article: Oral dosing for antenatal corticosteroids in the Rhesus macaque

Date Published: September 19, 2019 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Augusto F. Schmidt, Matthew W. Kemp, Mark Milad, Lisa A. Miller, James P. Bridges, Michael W. Clarke, Paranthaman S. Kannan, Alan H. Jobe, Umberto Simeoni. Abstract: Antenatal corticosteroids (ACS) are standard of care for women at risk of preterm delivery, although choice of … Continue reading

Research Article: Neonatal corticosteroid therapy affects growth patterns in early infancy

Date Published: February 12, 2018 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Deodata Tijsseling, Maike ter Wolbeek, Jan B. Derks, Willem B. de Vries, Cobi J. Heijnen, Frank van Bel, Eduard J. H. Mulder, Olivier Baud. Abstract: Although postnatal corticosteroid (CS) therapy has well established beneficial effects on pulmonary function, it may also result in … Continue reading

Research Article: Corticosteroid Use and Complications in a US Inflammatory Bowel Disease Cohort

Date Published: June 23, 2016 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Akbar K. Waljee, Wyndy L. Wiitala, Shail Govani, Ryan Stidham, Sameer Saini, Jason Hou, Linda A. Feagins, Nabeel Khan, Chester B. Good, Sandeep Vijan, Peter D. R. Higgins, Fabio Cominelli. Abstract: Corticosteroids are effective for the short-term treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). … Continue reading

Research Article: Cumulative Incidence and Predictors of Progression in Corticosteroid-Naïve Patients with Sarcoidosis

Date Published: November 17, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Yusuke Inoue, Naoki Inui, Dai Hashimoto, Noriyuki Enomoto, Tomoyuki Fujisawa, Yutaro Nakamura, Takafumi Suda, Antje Prasse. Abstract: Assessment of the clinical course of sarcoidosis requires long-term observation. However, the appropriate period of follow-up for sarcoidosis remains unclear, especially in patients without indication of … Continue reading

Research Article: A Predictive Model for Corticosteroid Response in Individual Patients with MS Relapses

Date Published: March 18, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Martin Rakusa, Stefan J. Cano, Bernadette Porter, Afsane Riazi, Alan J. Thompson, Jeremy Chataway, Todd A. Hardy, Orhan Aktas. Abstract: To derive a simple predictive model to guide the use of corticosteroids in patients with relapsing remitting MS suffering an acute relapse. We … Continue reading

Research Article: Corticosteroids and Pediatric Septic Shock Outcomes: A Risk Stratified Analysis

Date Published: November 11, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Sarah J. Atkinson, Natalie Z. Cvijanovich, Neal J. Thomas, Geoffrey L. Allen, Nick Anas, Michael T. Bigham, Mark Hall, Robert J. Freishtat, Anita Sen, Keith Meyer, Paul A. Checchia, Thomas P. Shanley, Jeffrey Nowak, Michael Quasney, Scott L. Weiss, Sharon Banschbach, Eileen Beckman, Kelli … Continue reading