Tag: Steroids

Skin Cream
Experts sound alarm bells over rising use of skin creams with steroids

Steroids are being used in the skin in two forms - oral and topical. Topical corticosteroids are a type of steroid medicine applied directly to the skin to reduce inflammation and irritation.

  • Sunday, 30 October 2022
Consuming some common steroids may change brain structure: Study

The use of prescribed steroids, including inhalers, is linked to changes in the structure and volume of white and grey matter in the brain, finds a new study.

  • Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Niranjan Mishra
Steroids To Be Used In Covid Treatment As Per Centre's Guidelines: Top Odisha Health Official

Steroids are double-edged weapons and will be used as per the revised guidelines issued by the Centre, said Public Health Director, Niranjan Mishra on Monday.

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Black Fungus
Odisha Sets Up 7-Member Committee To Monitor Black Fungus

Worried over rising cases of Mucormycosis or Black Fungus amongst COVID 19 patients, the Odisha government on Friday constituted a seven-member state-level committee to monitor such cases.

  • Friday, 14 May 2021
GENEVA, Jan. 23, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu/IANS)
COVID19: Cheap Steroids Can Save Critically Ill COVID Patients

London: In a significant discovery, data pooled from 121 hospitals in eight countries by clinicians and scientists have found that inexpensive, widely available steroids improve the odds that very sick Covid-19 patients will survive the illness. The analysis was conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and was published on Wednesday in the Journal of […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021