India  /  Published 16.05.21

Diabetes, steroid link to black fungus

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 03.09.20

Covid: steroids 'a lifesaver'

International clinical trials published on Wednesday confirm the hope that cheap, widely available steroid drugs can help seriously ill patients survive Covid-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus...
By Roni Caryn Rabin in New York

Sports  /  Published 10.10.19

Doping ban on rising fencer, blame on Viagra

Chunni Lal, a 20-year-old fencer from Bahroj in Rajasthan, has tested positive for Androstanolone, an endogenous anabolic steroid banned under World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada)’s 2018 prohibited list....
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 09.10.18

Beware of steroids

People sometimes demand a “quick fix” not just for illness, but also bodybuilding and sports prowess. A “magic bullet” is readily available — a group of drugs called steroids. Whenever event...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 06.11.19

Side effects of steroids

In this age of instant gratification, patients too want instant answers. Not only do they want to know the why, where and how of their diseases, they also want immediate cures, even for chronic proble...
By Dr Gita Mathai


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