Oral steroids put patients with inflammatory disease at high risk of infection

In a large study of almost 40 000 adult patients with polymyalgia rheumatica or giant cell arteritis in England, researchers found higher absolute risks of infection when patients were taking oral steroids than when they were not taking them.

The full news article can be found at the University of Leeds Medicine and Health newspage
The full journal article can be found at the Canadian Medical Association JournalĀ