Here are my suggestions for some of the top articles about food allergy for October 2013:
Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies In Schools - by CDC http://buff.ly/1aD3HiM
Asthmatic Response to Oral Milk Challenge in Adults: No difference between Open and Double-Blind Challenges http://buff.ly/WSBXC1
Early introduction of foods may protect against atopic sensitization in childhood, particularly among high-risk kids http://buff.ly/XNYNuR
Further evidence that tick bites are associated with IgE responses to α-Gal and red meat allergy. http://buff.ly/WrlkKT
Epinephrine auto-injector "pandemic" http://buff.ly/XIEEGI
Patient perceptions of epinephrine auto-injectors: exploring barriers to use http://buff.ly/XIEJKx
Effect of instruction: not sufficiently skilled to use EpiPen after only one instruction session with a specialist http://buff.ly/WxBHp5
Vitamin D sufficiency may be an important protective factor for food allergy in the first year of life http://buff.ly/12sDdkm -- For every 1-unit increase in vitamin D levels, the chances that someone had food allergy decreased by 6% http://buff.ly/1hgPwCc
Not all shellfish "allergy" is allergy http://buff.ly/136JpPq
How easy to use is Auvi-Q epinephrine autoinjector? 95% of children were successful on first attempt (mean age 11) http://buff.ly/13awHiK
Skin test with “Tahini” sauce to evaluate food allergy to sesame http://buff.ly/ZJf17J
Goji berry: A potential new player in latex-food syndrome http://buff.ly/13axmAz
The articles were selected from my Twitter stream @Allergy and RSS subscriptions. Some of the top allergy accounts on Twitter contributed links. I appreciate the curation provided by @Aller_MD @AllergyNet @IgECPD @DrAnneEllis @AACMaven @AllergieVoeding @allergistmommy @mrathkopf @wheezemd.
Please feel free to send suggestions for articles to allergycases AT gmail DOT com and you will receive an acknowledgement in the next edition of this publication.