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.

Combination budesonide/formoterol produced a greater improvement in lung function than budesonide MDI alone http://bit.ly/3BdMVs

Only 29% of parents removed their animals from home after allergist told them to do so for their child's health http://bit.ly/46HvCJ

Literature review: No signs of a declining trend in asthma prevalence http://bit.ly/3HjEDy - Google Trends tells a different story however.

Fatal reactions to SCIT may be on the decline, 6 fatalities between 2001 and 2007 http://bit.ly/2yzWF7

Ovomucoid is the major allergen of egg, strict avoidance is the key in management http://bit.ly/2Q6mbQ

Relationship between hormones and asthma: oral contraceptives may reduce asthma symptoms http://bit.ly/3AtGrM

HRCT is an important diagnostic tool for pulmonary complications in CVID at the time of diagnosis and during follow-up http://bit.ly/30Z4C4

Tricyclic antidepressants should be withheld for 2 to 3 days before allergy skin testing to avoid interference http://bit.ly/1I442X

Lung function at 10 yrs is not improved by early corticosteroid treatment in asthmatic children http://bit.ly/3dfhj4

Treating asthmatic children with montelukast (Singulair) appears effective - the study was sponsored by Merck http://bit.ly/3Fu5tF

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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