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.

Successful treatment of vocal cord dysfunction (VCD) with low-dose amitriptyline http://bit.ly/6JKaPF

Egg white specific IgE levels - good diagnostic test that could eliminate the need to perform oral challenges in many patients? http://bit.ly/5iOUDJ -- Many allergists will disagree with this statement by the study authors.

IL-10 and IFN-γ production could be defective in allergic children prone to develop polysensitization http://bit.ly/4RyKLV

Phadia Immunocap Blog reviews SLIT http://bit.ly/6wU939 - 6% of U.S. allergists used SLIT in 2006. Dr. Mitchell is a respected proponent of SLIT (http://bit.ly/800b0G) but his blogging skills may need some improvement http://bit.ly/7PsRsk

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) Launches a Redesigned Website http://bit.ly/Q3t2a

Yellow Fever Vaccine Induces a Broad and Polyfunctional Memory CD8+ T Cell Response http://bit.ly/8KzBGX

Alternative medicine: "Asthmatics under anthroposophic treatment had long-term improvements of symptoms and quality of life" http://bit.ly/6pxTiQ

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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