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.

Prophylactic antipyretics at the time of vaccination may reduce antibody responses to several vaccine antigens

FDA requests more information from Novartis prior to QAB149 (indacaterol) approval -- QAB149, indacaterol, the first once-daily LABA is already approved in Europe. Noavrtis to address FDA's dosing concerns

Omalizumab Highly Effective for Refractory Urticaria in Randomized Trial

ICS fluticasone decreases inflammation and FEV1 decline in COPD. Adding LABAs does not enhance these effects.

How does a tick bite trigger a sudden allergy to meat? WaPost

Belimumab (Benlysta) is a human monoclonal antibody that could become the first new drug for SLE in five decades -- Belimumab inhibits B-Lymphocyte stimulator (BLyS), also known as B cell activation factor of the TNF family (BAFF)

It can happen: Methylprednisolone-induced anaphylaxis

Eosinophilic panniculitis: a new form of local reaction with specific immunotherapy

Th17 immunity may be also involved in the pathogenesis of allergic asthma

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