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.

  • Allergic rhinitis was significantly associated with nasal eosinophilia and irreversible nasal airway obstruction. Chronic inflammation and structural remodeling of the nasal mucosa occurs in allergic rhinitis n children at age 6. Allergic rhinitis associated with irreversible nasal airway obstruction, whereas nonallergic rhinitis was not.

  • Ozone concentrations below the current U.S. clean-air standard may still temporarily impair lung function

  • 120 people die each year in the United States from peanut allergies. Food allergies are becoming more prevalent

  • T-cell epitope mapping identified several major T-cell allergens, may offer peptide therapy in the future

  • In honeybee or yellow jacket venom allergy, VIT with purified extracts had a lower rate of severe local reactions

  • Lower vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) levels in the airway as a marker for emphysematous changes in the lungs

  • Google "wonder wheel" for asthma - a rudimentary mind map:

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) is not an endorsement or agreement of any kind. Tweets and links do not represent endorsement, approval or support.

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