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.

  • Epinephrine Auto-Injector Needle Length May Be Too Short for Intramuscular Delivery. EpiPen Needle May Be Too Short for Intramuscular Delivery in 12% of Children who weighed less than 30 kg. EpiPen Needle May Be Too Short for Intramuscular Delivery in 30% of Children who weighed more than 30 kg http://bit.ly/118TGN

  • Guidelines and experts agree that adrenaline (epinephrine) is the first line treatment for anaphylaxis. Antihistamines should never be given alone or instead of adrenaline in anaphylaxis. In anaphylaxis, antihistamines should be considered only after adrenaline administration and with caution. http://bit.ly/wgkp0

  • Fluticasone Nose Spray Useful as Acute and Long-Term Therapy for Nasal Polyposis http://bit.ly/7nZ75

  • VideoMD.com Search Results For "Allergy" http://bit.ly/szIlC

  • Allergist Matthew Greenhawt, MD is on Twitter @FoodAllergyMD http://bit.ly/ekMCt

Medical news tweets are not research articles - they are 140-character messages - please always go to the original source/links, etc. The inclusion of a Twitter update (tweet) does not represent endorsement or agreement of any kind. Tweets and links do not represent endorsement, approval or support.

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