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.

  • Most severe asthma is closely associated to upper respiratory illness, especially rhinosinusitis in children. Treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis benefits concomitant asthma and has been shown to reduce the severity of asthma

  • Cow's milk allergy is a significant etiologic factor for constipation in infants and young children. Cow's milk allergy: tolerance is better achieved after 12 months of strict cow's milk elimination.

  • Review: Approach to the Patient with Drug Allergy

  • Skin Testing in Delayed Reactions to Drugs - negative predictive value of drug skin tests is approximately 90%.

  • Rapid Desensitization for Hypersensitivity Reactions to Medications - a high-risk intervention incompletely understood

  • Characterization of Allergens in Four South American Snake Species: significant similarity with metalloproteinases

  • Review of Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID): Etiological and Treatment Issues

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