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cortisone

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  • n  a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone

  • For victims of rheumatoid arthritis impatiently awaiting a boost in the tiny supply of cortisone, there was another slender ray of hope this week.
  • When the discovery of cortisone was announced last spring by four Mayo Clinic researchers (PTI, May 2), sufferers from arthritis got a guarded flicker of hope for the future .
  • Before such potent hormones as cortisone and ACTH were discovered, doctors could offer little to victims of rheumatoid arthritis except aspirinsimply, they thought, to ease the .
News & Articles

  • Indians' Swisher out with sore shoulder
    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Slumping Indians first baseman Nick Swisher received a cortisone shot in his sore left shoulder Monday and will be sidelined for Cleveland's next three games.
    June 17, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
  • Indians' Swisher (shoulder) out a few games
    Slumping Indians first baseman Nick Swisher received a cortisone shot in his sore left shoulder Monday and will be sidelined for Cleveland's next three games.
    June 17, 2013 - ESPN
  • Willingham gets cortisone shot, eyes Tuesday return
    Left fielder Josh Willingham had a cortisone shot in his left knee on Saturday night and was held out of the lineup on Sunday, but is hoping to return on Tuesday after the Twins' off-day on Monday.
    June 16, 2013 - Minnesota Twins
Quotes

  • Terry Francona in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    Up until a little bit ago, Wakefield was on our roster,said Francona at his press conference. "Wake got a cortisone shot. In his role with us now, if something unfortunate ever happened to a starter, Wake would be asked to come in and fill...
  • Curt Schilling in Metro Toronto
    On his blog, Schilling said he had "a strong desire to not have to go through multiple cortisone injections in my shoulder for another year."
  • Phil Mickelson in Bangkok Post
    I think the cortisone shot is kicking in, and the therapy is kicking in, because each day I'm able to do more, ask more,said Mickelson, who nevertheless has been unable to prepare with his usual gusto.

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