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(Science: drug) steroid analogue (glucocorticoid), used as an anti-inflammatory drug.

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... in the phrase: In humans, we have described that T-cells from adolescents with CFS have a decreased sensitivity for inhibition of proliferation by dexamethasone. In terms of sensitivity..does it mean that T-cells do proliferate even more thanks in advance b_06er

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by biology_06er
Sun Oct 25, 2009 1:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: sensitivity
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... memory, a very poor ability to concentrate and constant emotional irritability. The anti-inflammatory compounds such as prednisone, prednisolone, dexamethasone and betamethasone are commonly used and prescribed corticosteroid medications that function in blocking the pro-inflammatory chemical ...

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by Jennuan
Wed Oct 29, 2008 4:21 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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topical steroids

Hydrocortisone is pretty weak compared to other steroids, like prednisone and dexamethasone (for comparison's sake, hydrocortisone is about a fourth of the strength of prednisone, and dexamethasone is around 50x as potent). There are also topical immunomodulators ...

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by crashxxbrn
Wed Apr 25, 2007 12:36 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: topical steroids
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