Corticosteroids are widely prescribed worldwide. It is estimated that, at any point of time, about 1% of the general population is receiving oral corticosteroids.

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  • Glucocorticoid use and postoperative complications in IBD

    13 Août 2014

    Glucocorticoids are often prescribed to patients about to undergo major surgery as part of a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis (UC)-type. An American study has focused on early complications occurring…


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  • Hidden glucocorticoids

    13 Août 2014

    A Korean study analyzed 294 samples of "food" or "dietary supplements" sold in stores or on the Internet and whose alleged goal was "to treat arthritis" or "improve bone or joint pain." The authors of this study looked for illegal traces of 35…


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  • Compliance to glucocorticoids

    13 Août 2014

    Although the effectiveness of glucocorticoids for the treatment of many allergic, inflammatory or malignant disease is well established, the impact that treatment can have on everyday life (especially because of its adverse effects) explains that…


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