Allergy and Immunology News of the Day

Health News of the Day is a daily summary made from the selected links I post on Twitter. It is in a bullet points format with links to the original sources which include 350 RSS feeds that produce about 2,500 items per day.

  • Re-introduction of peanuts on Northwest Airlines prompt protests from allergy sufferers

  • "If someone is sitting next to her and eating peanuts, the odor is enough to trigger an allergic reaction"

  • NWA and peanut allergy: "We'll create a buffer zone of three rows in front of and three rows behind your seat"

  • According to most studies, skin contact or inhalation are unlikely to cause systemic reactions in food-allergic patients

  • Comparison of SLIT vs budesonide in mild persistent asthma due to grass pollen: equally effective

  • SLIT vs budesonide in asthma- It may not be "fair" to compare the seasonal use of budesonide to the continuous use of SLIT

  • Onset of action of ciclesonide in the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis: 6 hours

  • CCR5-delta32 mutation reduces risk of nonatopic asthma

  • Fetal Exposure to Traffic Pollution May Affect Asthma Risk

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