Steroids to Treat Asthma: How Safe Are They? - University Of Montreal Study Reveals

Published: Feb 24, 2011

ScienceDaily (Feb. 23, 2011) — Children experiencing an asthma attack who are treated with a short burst of oral steroids may have a brief and transient depression of immune response, according to a new study led by Université de Montréal. These findings, published in this month's issue of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonology, have implications for asthmatic children who have flare-ups and who may be exposed to new contagious diseases.

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