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.

  • People who clean their homes with hypochlorite bleach less likely to be atopic, more likely to have respiratory symptoms

  • Lipid transfer protein (Ara h 9) is a new peanut allergen relevant for a Mediterranean allergic population.

  • Gastrointestinal tract is the largest lymphoid organ in the body. 4 major GI problems in antibody deficiency: infection, malignancy, inflammatory, autoimmune. May mimic IBD, celiac.

  • Another asthma predictive index: Clinical asthma prediction score for preschool children who have asthma-like symptoms for the first time. Risk score based on 8 clinical parameters predicts asthma in preschool children who first reported asthma-like symptoms

  • In ICS users, chronic cough or phlegm and female sex were related to uncontrolled asthma. In non-ICS users, high total IgE and sensitization to molds were associated with uncontrolled asthma

  • MSG allergy is fake science

  • Expanding snow crab-processing industry may increase risk of occupational allergy, 4 IgE-reactive proteins identified

  • Recent Advances in Childhood Asthma: An Expert Interview With Bradley E. Chipps, MD - Medscape

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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