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.

CNN photo: A boy with allergies wears a belt with two EpiPens and Benadryl. even at home. Rather than a quick fix, EpiPen should be viewed as a "time management tool" that allows a person time to get to ED

Total IgE levels and asthma prevalence in the US population: median total IgE level was 40.8 kU/L

56% of adult online users said that an online presence would make a difference in their choice of a physician.

In presence of TGF-beta, retinoic acid converts peripheral blood naive CD4(+) T cells into FOXP3(+) Treg cells. Retinoic acid/GF-beta can be used to generate CD4(+)FOXP3(+) Treg cells from peripheral blood - Treg-based therapies

Adaptor protein myeloid differentiation factor-88 (MyD88) adaptor-like (Mal, or TIRAP) is important in TLR4 signaling

Stem-cell transplant without chemotherapy can help avoid treatment toxicity in children born with immunodeficiencies

Large Waist Size Linked to Asthma in Women

Dialyzer reactions can be classified into two types: "Type A" and "Type B"

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