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.

Negative predictive value of PCN provocation isn't 100% but none of false negatives had a life-threatening reaction http://bit.ly/3xVAvD

Should common variable immunedeficiency (CVID) patients receive chemoprophylaxis for influenza? http://bit.ly/4coHdD - No good evidence.

High sensitization rate to food allergens in breastfed infants with atopic dermatitis. http://bit.ly/VYCNf

Differences in physicians' knowledge and attitudes toward the black box warning on long-acting beta-agonists http://bit.ly/hbpLU

Improved sleep after treatment of allergic rhinitis. http://bit.ly/2eDBVW

Atopic march is a useful paradigm to describe the clinically observed progression of atopy in certain children. http://bit.ly/8Vkub

Smoking cessation toolbox for allergists - tobacco use treatment 5 A's (ask, advise, assess, assist, and arrange) http://bit.ly/XX2KP

Homozygous mutations in the CARD9 gene are associated with chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis. Dysfunction of CARD9 impairs the innate signaling of dectin-1, an antifungal pattern-recognition receptor http://bit.ly/2JilD5

Cold-Induced Urticaria: Positive ice-cube test & early hive marking edge up cup filled with ice http://twitpic.com/nikxz via @MatthewBowdish

Allergy 2.0: Medical Web 2.0 Guidance Package http://bit.ly/4DouhA

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: OpenClipArt.org, public domain.

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