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.

Rising Heat, Humidity Raise Risk of Asthma Exacerbations. 10% increase in humidity 2 days before the admission day was associated with one additional visit to ER for asthma. Temperature: an interday change of 10 degrees one day before the admission resulted in two additional visits for asthma

Does food allergy cause atopic dermatitis? Diagnosis of food-induced eczema cannot be made w/o food challenge testing

Case report: Presumed pizza allergy disproven, cause of the patient’s initial reaction remains unknown. The best skin testing method to test for allergy to fresh fruits and vegetables is the "prick prick" method

World Allergy Organization's Online Food Allergy Learning Program

Angioedema: Interactive case report by WAO

Exercise-induced anaphylaxis: a case report. WAO.

FPIES: Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome. Patient Information:

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