Glucocorticoid resistance in inflammatory diseases.

@article{Barnes2009GlucocorticoidRI,
  title={Glucocorticoid resistance in inflammatory diseases.},
  author={Peter J Barnes and Ian M. Adcock},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2009},
  volume={373 9678},
  pages={1905-17}
}
Glucocorticoid resistance or insensitivity is a major barrier to the treatment of several common inflammatory diseases-including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute respiratory distress syndrome; it is also an issue for some patients with asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, and inflammatory bowel disease. Several molecular mechanisms of glucocorticoid… CONTINUE READING