Infant develops rare syndrome due to haphazard consumption of steroids   

Due to excess consumption of these steroids, the baby, started gaining weight rapidly, he had developed a moon face and had excessive body hair. Corticosteroids are widely used for the treatment of various diseases. They are used to provide relief for inflamed areas of the body. They lessen swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions. However, […]

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Asthma sufferers are at a risk of developing cataracts by 50%

Asthma and hay fever suffers are 50 per cent more likely to develop cataracts, new research reveals. Cataracts, which are the clouding of the lens in the eye leading to vision loss, have previously been associated with steroid use. Nasally-inhaled steroids are the recommended first-line treatment for severe, persistent hay fever, while oral versions of […]

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