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.

  • Combination of oral dexamethasone and nebulized epinephrine may significantly reduce hospital admissions in bronchiolitis

  • In children with scorpion envenomation, scorpion-specific F(ab')2 antivenom IV resolved symptoms within 4 hours

  • Study: Bronchial thermoplasty decreases asthma attacks by 32% and ER visits by 84% in patients with severe asthma.

  • The First Use of Penicillin in the United States: it looks like we remember success better than "failure"

  • The investigational antifibrotic agent pirfenidone may slow progression of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

  • Social media in action: a dermatologist on Twitter/YouTube/blog/site

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