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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...

Male Central Hypogonadism Secondary to Exogenous Androgens

What misperceptions about treatment for anabolic steroid-induced hypogonadism are found on the internet? Clinical Endocrinology

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...

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...

Improving the Safety of Epidural Steroid Injections

This Viewpoint lists some recommendations to improve epidural steroid injections that were developed by a multidisciplinary working group.

Steroid avoidance may not help reduce posttransplant diabetes

(HealthDay)—For kidney transplant recipients, steroid avoidance has limited impact for reducing new-onset diabetes after transplantation (NODAT), according to a study published in the July issue of ...

Epidural steroid injections tied to small surgery-sparing effect

(HealthDay)—For patients with low back pain, epidural steroid injections (ESIs) could reduce the need for surgery, but the evidence is limited, according to research published in the Feb. 1 issue of...

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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 glaucoma and childhood blindness.

To determine the prevalence, risk factors and the severity of visual loss caused by steroid-induced glaucoma (SIG) among children.

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.

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...

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