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Children with mild asthma can use inhalers as needed

August 22, 2019

A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis supports evidence that children with mild…
Common Steroid Could Soften Up Tumors for Chemo

July 17, 2019

A common drug used to alleviate side effects of cancer treatment may also make the treatment more successful…
Steroid inhalers lower the risk of getting lung cancer?

May 30, 2019

Some people suffering from the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have to use steroid inhaler to keep their…
Gold Standard Asthma Treatment May Not Be Effective for Most Patients with Mild Asthma

May 22, 2019

Inhaled Steroids May Do More Harm Than Good, UCSF-led Study Shows. A routinely prescribed asthma-controller medication may not…
Artificial biosynthesis yields superior steroid antibiotics

June 19, 2018

Researchers at the University of Tokyo discovered that they had obtained supernatural analogs of steroid antibiotics from a…
New device to combat nasal polyps makes West Coast debut

March 19, 2018

A UW Medicine surgeon performed a landmark procedure this week, implanting tiny steroid-releasing devices in a patient’s sinuses to…
Steroids not effective for chest infections in adults who don’t have asthma or other chronic lung disease

August 23, 2017

Oral steroids should not be used for treating acute lower respiratory tract infection (or ‘chest infections’) in adults…
High risk of infection with steroid treatment for people with kidney disease

August 3, 2017

Steroids caused a greater than expected increase in the risk of serious infections in the predominately young group…
How Insects Decide to Grow Up

January 27, 2017

Like humans, insects go through puberty. The process is known as metamorphosis. Examples include caterpillars turning into butterflies…
Steroid therapy to treat infertility in women may be too harmful

September 8, 2016

The most important thing young scientists have to learn is to question everything. It does not matter if…
Researchers Identify New Route for Release of Steroid Hormones

November 6, 2015

Steroid hormones – hormones such as testosterone and estradiol – control various aspects of animal biology and are…
Professor proves textbooks wrong on steroid protein

July 1, 2014

Assistant professor of animal science Vimal Selvaraj inadvertently courted controversy when he published a paper last October refuting long-held beliefs…
Experimental autism treatment provides rationale for a clinical trial

May 27, 2014

A sudden developmental slowdown associated with a range of related autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is estimated to affect…
Why the bizarre ocean dandelion is like an ant colony on steroids

March 27, 2014

I am not alone. NOAA, CC BY I was 12 when I first came across an ocean dandelion. I wish…
Steroids may persist longer in the environment than expected

September 27, 2013

Assessing the risk posed to aquatic organisms by the discharge of certain steroids and pharmaceutical products into waterways…
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