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.

  • IL-17A plays an important role in the eosinophil accumulation and remodeling in the nasal polyps

  • The enzyme aldose reductase could be the base for powerful new therapy for asthma

  • Immunotherapy produced more CD14, IL-10, and TGF- beta, FEV1improvement, and Foxp3+ CD4+ Treg cells. Induction of IL-10+ CD4+ CD25+ regulatory T cells with decreased NF-B expression during immunotherapy. MyD88 is a toll-like receptor (TLR) adaptor to activate NF-kB - NF-kB is a master switch for allergic inflammation

  • Ready for Ragweed Allergy Season? These 8 Tips Can Help Fight Pollen Allergy

  • Passive exposure of pregnant women to tobacco smoke associated with asthma- and allergy-related symptoms in children

  • CNN: What to do if you're allergic to your pet

  • CNN: Skateboarder's death underscores insect allergy risks. 5 percent of Americans are at risk for a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction from insect stings

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. Image source:, public domain.

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