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.

  • Talking Points on SLIT for Physicians Practicing in the US by the ACAAI:

  • Study: Adenoidectomy Does Not Increase Risk of Asthma or Allergy. Chronic respiratory infections in early childhood appear to promote bronchial hyperreactivity

  • T-cell receptor excision circles (TRECs) as routine newborn screening protocol for severe combined immunodeficiency

  • Metformin may help make vaccines work better (in mice)

  • "The Itch: Its mysterious power may be a clue to a new theory about brains and bodies."

  • "Scratching makes the neurons completely stop for five to 10 seconds and blocks itch"

  • Blog power: Our blog is #1 search result for "allergic rhinitis guidelines" easily beating NEJM, AAFP and

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