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Transdermal and Intravaginal Steroid Contraceptives

Luteinizing Hormone LH

Luteinizing hormone (LH), a gonadotropin, stimulates the gonads - in males, the testes, and in females, the ovaries. It is essential for reproduction, and secreted from cells in the anterior pituita...

Viruses and cancer

Viruses are implicated in the causes of some cancers, and may in time offer potential therapy for other forms of cancer. An oncovirus is a virus that can cause cancer. Worldwide, the WHO Internati...

Thrombopoiesis Stimulating Agents TPO IL 11

Thrombopoiesis stimulating agents are under evaluation for treatment of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) and for prevention of severe thrombocytopenia induced by chemotherapy.


ETS2101 (dexanabinol) is a synthetic cannabinoid previously studied in trauma patients. Its anti-cancer potential was identified by e-Therapeutics’ network pharmacology platform. This revealed...

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Steroid research could bring new drugs with fewer side effects

New anti-inflammatory drugs that avoid the harmful side effects of steroids could be developed after the discovery of a key mechanism that these treatments use to combat inflammation, says research in...

Treatment-Induced Neuropathy of Diabetes: An Energy Crisis?

Treatment-induced neuropathy of diabetes may occur after the imposition of strict glycemic control, and may be more common then previously thought; but its mechanism is still not fully understood. B...

New steroid research opens door for new treatments with fewer side effects

New anti-inflammatory drugs that avoid the harmful side effects of steroids could be developed following the discovery of a key mechanism that these treatments use to combat inflammation.The Georgia S...

Lupus Nephritis: Multidrug Induction Ups Complete Responses

A combination of tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, and steroid resulted in higher remission rates than cyclophosphamide plus steroid. Medscape Medical News

Unraveling the mechanism of cell death induced by chemical fibrils

Bacteria May Contribute to Wound-Induced Skin Cancer

Researchers at King’s College London have identified a new mechanism by which skin damage triggers the formation of tumors, which could have important therapeutic implications for patients suffering...

Biomarker Panel Predicts Steroid Responsiveness in Asthma

A new panel of biomarkers can predict how well steroid-naive patients with asthma might respond to inhaled corticosteroids with a high degree of accuracy. Medscape Medical News

FDA Panel Showdown Coming Over Epidural Steroid Injection Safety

Millions of epidural steroid injections are done off label for pain every year in America, but in some cases at the cost of paralysis, stroke or even death; FDA’s Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Produ...

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Leukocytosis in Patients With COPD/BA Exacerbation: Steroid-Induced or Sign of an Infection?

COPD Diagnosis and Evaluation Posters ISESSION TYPE: Original Investigation PosterPRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMPURPOSE: Steroids can cause leukocytosis by both demar...

Steroid-induced femoral head osteonecrosis in immune thrombocytopenia treatment with osteochondral autograft transplantation.

Osteonecrosis of the femoral head is a devastating complication of steroid administration and has rarely been observed in the treatment of immune thrombocytopenia. The treatment of osteochondral defec...

Periodontal Disease, Renal Dysfunction and Heightened Leukocytosis.

Background: Leukocytosis is a powerful predictor of incident chronic kidney disease (CKD) and related outcomes. However, the association between periodontitis measures and increased leukocytosis in th...

Pregnenolone Functions in Centriole Cohesion during Mitosis.

Cell division is controlled by a multitude of protein enzymes, but little is known about roles of metabolites in this mechanism. Here, we show that pregnenolone (P5), a steroid that is produced from c...

Outcome of Ocular Steroid Hypertensive Response in Children.

The aim of our study was to analyze the epidemiological profile and outcome of steroid-induced ocular hypertension in children below 12 years of age in a tertiary eye center.

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