Thursday, December 13, 2007

New Topic Page: Steroids

Visit the new MedlinePlus Health Topic page on steroids.

You may have heard about anabolic steroids, which can have harmful effects. But there's another type of steroid - sometimes called a corticosteroid - that treats a variety of problems. These steroids are similar to hormones that your adrenal glands produce to fight stress associated with illnesses and injuries. They reduce inflammation and affect the immune system...


[Source: What's New on MedlinePlus]

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