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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 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 are under evaluation for treatment of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) and for prevention of severe thrombocytopenia induced by chemotherapy.
An antibody, also known as an immunoglobulin, is a large Y-shaped protein used by the immune system to identify and neutralize foreign objects such as bacteria and viruses. The antibody recognizes a...
(MedPage Today) -- Presence of synovitis may not predict steroid therapy success
Targeting NETosis alleviates type-2 immunopathology induced by rhinovirus infection in a mouse model of airway hypersensitivity, and correlative data suggest that a similar mechanism may operate in hu...
TUESDAY, May 16, 2017 -- Steroid shots are a common treatment for arthritic knees. But, a new study says their long-term use is ineffective and may even reduce cartilage. Knee osteoarthritis patients ...
University of Alabama at Birmingham neurobiologist Lynn Dobrunz, Ph.D., has discovered a novel mechanism for how stress-induced anxiety — the type of experience that can produce post-traumatic stres...
(Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) Steroid hormone action impacts many aspects of physiology and disease states. Although scientists in the field traditionally focused on how...
A swish-and-spit steroid mouthwash regimen that dramatically reduces the symptoms of treatment-induced oral mucositis should become a new standrd of care, say experts. Medscape Medical News
Osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) is a common hip joint disease, and steroid-induced ONFH accounts for a large number of cases. Here, we examined eight previously-identified single-nucleotide p...
To determine the efficacy and safety of Trabectome surgery on patients with steroid response, ranging from ocular hypertension refractory to maximal medical therapy to the development of steroid-induc...
Steroid medications may cause elevation of intraocular pressure, sometimes with permanent damage to the optic nerve. These therapies, via various routes of administration, are commonly prescribed for ...