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.

Among children diagnosed with multiple allergic diseases there is a number of variants of 'the allergic march'. Eczema followed by asthma, which is in turn followed by rhinitis, is the most common trajectory of the allergic march

Treating pregnant mothers, and then their infants, with probiotics may help prevent eczema in children

Bee venom immunotherapy is effective in most patients immediately after the maintenance dose has been reached

Researchers trying to create "mutant" allergens that one day may be used to treat allergy sufferers - WSJ

Risk of Afib may double with systemic steroids taken for chronic diseases

IgE-independent hypersensitivity mediated by immunoglobulin free light chains (FLCs)

An adverse reaction seemingly associated with a vaccine should not preclude receiving that same vaccine in the future

Kyle and family document their trip to The Hill where they lobby for laws to manage food allergies in school - CNN

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