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.

  • 7 Chinese women suffered permanent lung damage, 2 died after working in a paint factory using nanoparticles. One nanometer is one-billionth of a meter (yard) and nanoparticles measure between 1 to 100 nanometers. They are used in products like sporting goods, tires, electronics, cosmetics and surface coatings

  • Paraffin wax candles, used for romantic ambiance, fragrance and light, contribute to air pollution inside homes

  • Eating out: tips for customers and restaurant professionals by Food Allergy Initiative

  • Patient story on Flickr: "So a funny thing happened at lunch...." - Allergy to Linum (flax seed)

Medical news tweets are not research articles - they are 140-character messages - please always go to the original source, links, etc. The inclusion of a Twitter update (tweet) is not an endorsement or agreement of any kind. Tweets and links do not represent endorsement, approval or support. Image source:, public domain.

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