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 bullet-point format with links to the original sources which include 350 RSS feeds that produce about 2,500 items per day.

Food allergies in children, including peanut allergy, have increased by nearly 20% in the last 10 years

RT @MatthewBowdish Controversy surrounding genetically-engineered 'hypo-allergenic' cats

Hypersensitivity reactions to mAbs: experience with rapid desensitization to rituximab, infliximab, and trastuzumab

Psychological distress from food allergy: Maternal reports of child symptoms were higher than child self-reports

Familial atypical cold urticaria: Description of a new hereditary disease.

Add-on omalizumab is effective and well tolerated in children (6-12 years) with allergic asthma not controlled with ICS

Hypereosinophilic syndrome: A multicenter analysis of clinical characteristics and response to therapy

High parental education protects children from non-atopic wheeze due to lower smoking and higher breastfeeding rates

Recognize 'discords' of 'immune-system symphonic orchestra', brighten up dark and winding road of immunodeficiencies       

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