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2011-10-20 09:25:07

Premature infants exposed after birth to drugs known as glucocorticoids are at increased risk for having impaired growth of the cerebellum.

2011-09-12 05:16:36

By the year 2030, an estimated 67 million people will have doctor-diagnosed arthritis. But a commonly used drug may be able to prevent arthritis from happening to you.

2011-05-06 15:13:07

Patients with severe allergic asthma that is inadequately controlled with the standard of care had improved symptoms and decreased flare-ups with injections of an antibody drug called omalizumab.

2011-02-24 15:37:21

Children experiencing an asthma attack who are treated with a short burst of oral steroids may have a transient depression of immune response according to a new study led by Université de Montréal.

2011-01-14 08:42:40

A new eye transplant releases the medication dexamethasone within the eye to safely and effectively treat some types of uveitis, swelling and inflammation in the eye’s middle layer, according to new research.

2011-01-10 15:40:30

An implant that releases the medication dexamethasone within the eye appears safe and effective for the treatment of some types of uveitis (swelling and inflammation in the eye's middle layer).

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2010-11-30 09:47:04

Any dog or cat owner will agree that animals have personalities but it may come as a surprise to many to learn that birds also do.

2010-11-01 21:30:13

Patients taking inhaled corticosteroids are at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and more so with higher doses.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.