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.

  • Is intrinsic asthma synonymous with infection? Persistent respiratory infections may play a key role.

  • Possible high prevalence of non-IgE-mediated food allergy in young children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs)

  • History of IVIG: In 1981, improvement of ITP in patients receiving IVIg for immunodeficiencies opened a new era for autoimmune conditions. History of IVIG: first introduced in the middle of the twentieth century for the treatment of primary immunodeficiencies

  • “Corset-like” pressure in the lower chest may be indicative of neurosarcoidosis (myelopathy)

  • Pregnant women with SLE are high risk patients: spontaneous abortion occurred in 6%, 16% had premature deliveries

  • Desloratadine is effective in intermittent allergic rhinitis: a GA2LEN study

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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