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Gailey backs Gathers in his time of trouble

...investigation. Gathers has been on medication - a steroid called prednisone - for minimal change disease, a kidney ailment. "Greg is...information website, one of the possible adverse effects of prednisone is mood changes, including depression. "Our focus is completely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/27/gat_354835.shtml
Georgia Tech
Potential arthritis drug might also aid bone growth

...Arthritis Foundation. She is studying a component from a class of drugs called glucocorticoids, which includes the steroid prednisone.The drugs have been used for many years to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis even though how exactly they work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-07-24/potential-arthritis-drug-mig
Across the area

...was rejecting the heart, said his father, David Moretz. Doctors upped Daniel's anti-rejection medicine, the steroid prednisone, Mr. Moretz said. His other signs are normal, and Daniel himself is fine, his father said Friday. Daniel will have to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/26/met_284608.shtml
Metro
Condition limits Aquinas star

...first, Scoggins was told his condition would clear up with prednisone, a type of steroid that would limit the inflammation around...to take additional medication called prevacid, to keep the prednisone from causing ulcers in his stomach. However, the medication...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/10/hig_269813.shtml
High school
Chromosome makes boys susceptible to disorder

...the disease and keep the boys walking as long as possible. Prednisone and other steroids keep them out of the wheelchair, but they...putting on extra pounds, your mobility is limited even more." Prednisone also makes the boys hypertensive, is linked to a form of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/07/xtr_215671.shtml
Xtreme
Liver recipients reject anti-rejection drugs

...of Oak Harbor, Ohio, was 5 when he got a new liver at Children's. He took cyclosporin and prednisone, a steroid, but was taken off prednisone because of stomach cramps. Over the last few years, his dose of cyclosporin has been reduced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/08/tec_207979.shtml
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New and hip

...that need replacements because of transplants. After a kidney transplant on Nov. 5, 1998, Mr. Widencamp began taking prednisone as part of his anti-rejection regimen. About six months ago, he began having pains in his back, which spread into his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/20/liv_280159.shtml
Life & style
Health capsules: News and notes from the world of science and medicine

...patients all received a chemotherapy regimen, known as NOVP, containing the drugs novanthrone, oncovin, vinblastine and prednisone. During the course of chemotherapy, the researchers could detect genetic abnormalities in the men's sperm cells. One...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/22/ent_208711.shtml
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...antibodies; 721-8596. TREATMENT OF ALZHEIMER'S: National Institutes of Health-funded study compares patients treated with prednisone over 68 weeks with others who do not receive the drug; includes medical monitoring, assessment of memory and behavior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/09/ent_202305.shtml
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Age old question

...rashes. Some medications developed for cancer patients, including cyclophosphamide, are now used in the treatment of lupus. Prednisone is used to treat severe symptoms, but its use should be monitored by a doctor. Participation in a support group is recommended...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/29/ent_335349.shtml
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