Tag: Corticosteroids

Innovation, Research

Monitor Bone Health With High-Dose Topical Corticosteroids

January 20, 2021

Via: MedPageToday

Potent topical corticosteroids were associated with increased risk for osteoporosis, a Danish study suggested. In a nationwide retrospective cohort study of over 720,000 adults, each doubling in cumulative dosing of potent and very potent topical corticosteroids — commonly used for […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

Inexpensive steroids reduce deaths of hospitalized Covid-19 patients, WHO analysis confirms

September 2, 2020


Use of inexpensive, readily available steroid drugs to treat people hospitalized with Covid-19 reduced the risk of death by one-third, according to an analysis encompassing seven different clinical trials conducted by the World Health Organization and published Wednesday in the […]