Steroids are organic compounds which contain characteristic arrangement of four cycloalkane rings attached to each other. With the development of steroid hormones the dependence of humans on them has been increased. Steroid usage has become a major problem among athletes and student these days. As the growth of these hormones have been increased the number of cases of heart diseases, sexual defects, blood lipid profile, gynecomastia, baldness, stunted growth have been increased. These interesting cases are being published in several journals with in the fields of steroids as case reports. The criteria that should be followed for a case report to be published include unexpected occuring of a disease, any unexpected association between disease and its symptoms, diagnosis of new diseases and their treatment methodologies, if there are any new changes during disease processing. Case reports should contain an up-to-date review of all previous cases in the field. One of the journals that publishes case reports of steroids is journal of steroids & hormonal science an official journal of omics group international.
The journal of Steroids & Hormonal Science publishes the papers related to biosynthesis of steroids in ovaries. The journal is open access where the content is available freely for the readers and the papers which will be published are assessed by experts for the quality.
Last date updated on June, 2014