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.

Combined Immunodeficiency Associated with DOCK8 Mutations

Anaphylaxis after ingesting an omeprazole capsule - not due to omeprazole allergy but soybean oil hypersensitivity

A diagnosis of soy allergy should not be overlooked in cases of drug hypersensitivity

Large waist was associated with increased asthma prevalence even among women considered to have normal body weight

Intal Inhaler (cromolyn sodium inhalation aerosol) is discontinued, the company has not found a HFA MDI manufacturer

Urticaria pigmentosa on Flickr via @MatthewBowdish

Mother of a boy with food allergy is fighting the city's decision that park officials can't use EpiPen in emergencies

Allergen rules may alter scents of great perfumes

Contact dermatitis on Flickr:

Medical news tweets are not research articles - they are 140-character messages - please always go to the original source, links, etc. Tweets and links do not represent endorsement, approval or support. Image source:, public domain.

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