Steroids Do Not Help Wheezing Kids, University of Leicester Study  
1/22/2009 7:19:37 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steroid drugs, a common treatment for young children prone to wheezing and colds, do not help and may even be harmful, according to new research. Preschoolers in Britain who were hospitalized with a wheezing attack and treated with the steroid prednisolone stayed just as long as other children who were given dummy pills.