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Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds August 23, 2017

Research shows that, like antibiotics, these drugs won't reduce duration or severity of symptoms

Drug for Kidney Disease Tied to Infection Risk August 01, 2017

Doctors should weigh risks, benefits related to corticosteroid use, study suggests

Drug Beats Steroids for Controlling Blood Vessel Inflammation in Study July 26, 2017

With tocilizumab's approval, there's an alternative treatment for giant cell arteritis

Anabolic Steroids May Tax the Heart May 22, 2017

Weight-lifters using the synthetic hormones have lower pumping capacity, study finds

Forget Steroid Shots for Long-Term Relief of Arthritic Knees May 16, 2017

Noticeable cartilage loss detected in patients injected over 2 years, study says

Is It Wise to Take a Steroid for a Sore Throat? April 18, 2017

Study seeking antibiotic alternatives found that only one-third of patients improved within 48 hours

Steroid Shots Offer No Long-Term Relief for Low-Back Pain March 20, 2017

Pain reduction aimed at reducing disc inflammation doesn't last, study finds

FDA Warns of Dangers From Testosterone Supplements October 26, 2016

Many American men take them, but heart and psychological issues can occur, agency says

Even Incomplete Steroid Treatment Helps Preemies: Study October 10, 2016

Fewer deaths, complications for babies born extremely early

Bodybuilders' Steroid Abuse Linked to Pre-Diabetic Condition September 14, 2016

Misuse of these drugs may interfere with how the body uses the hormone insulin, research shows

Combo Drug for Childhood Asthma Appears Safe in Study August 31, 2016

FDA to review findings, researcher says

Steroid Treatments May Boost Preemies' Risk of Eye Problems August 19, 2016

Babies with very low birth weights are often given steroids to improve lung function

Certain Steroids Raise Risk for Serious Staph Infections June 09, 2016

Study finds long-term use of glucocorticoids may suppress immune system, upping odds for patients

Fewer Inhaled Steroids May Be OK for Asthmatic Children May 27, 2016

Study suggests some kids don't need daily dosing, but one expert worries the strategy might have risks

Steroid Shot for Hip Pain May Carry Infection Risk If Too Close to Surgery March 02, 2016

Hip replacement should be delayed for three months after an injection, researchers say

Young Athletes Pressured by Parents May Resort to 'Doping' February 29, 2016

'Tiger parenting' can have dire consequences, researcher contends

Steroid May Be Safe, Effective Gout Treatment, Study Finds February 23, 2016

Doctor says this appears to offer options for pain management

Steroids Might Help More Than Just Very Premature Babies: Study February 04, 2016

Researchers found they reduced risk for respiratory problems in infants born at 34 to 36 weeks

Certain Antibiotic Might Combat Children's Wheezing Episodes November 17, 2015

Kids given azithromycin were less likely to develop severe respiratory illness, study says

Challenges for Extreme Preemies Can Last into Teens November 09, 2015

But majority of very preterm or very small newborns do well, experts say

'Tennis Elbow' Usually Heals Without Therapy, Study Finds October 02, 2015

For most people, pain is gone within a year

Steroid Injections Probably Won't Help Your Lower Back Pain August 24, 2015

Any relief is likely temporary, review of 38 studies says

Steroids No Better for Sciatica Pain Than Placebo, Study Finds May 19, 2015

But taking prednisone was tied to small improvements in ability to perform daily activities

Some Tiny Preemies Show Poorer Mental Health in Adulthood February 09, 2015

Greater risks for those exposed to steroid drugs in the womb, study says

FDA Advisory Panel Says Steroid Shots for Back Pain Can Continue November 25, 2014

Experts decided against backing any new warning label for controversial injections

Skip the Steroids for Shoulder Pain? August 05, 2014

Physical therapy as effective as injections, researchers say

Steroid Shots May Not Help Back Pain July 02, 2014

Exercise or surgery might be better options for narrowing of the spinal canal, researchers report