Allergic rhinitis - top articles in May 2012

Here are my suggestions for some of the top articles about allergic rhinitis in May 2012:

Allergen immunotherapy is a cost-effective treatment in modifying existing allergic respiratory diseases - Chest 2012

Local IgE production in tissues is a major source for allergen-specific IgE in the blood

Allergy to dust mite increases risk for wheezing provoked by rhinovirus among asthmatic children aged 7-12 years

Climate change and its impact on allergic rhinitis: Heightened CO2 levels stimulate pollen production

Patients with multiple sensitizations may be more readily sensitized to a new aeroallergen

Therapies for allergic inflammation: refining strategies to induce tolerance - Nature Medicine 2012 review

Ragweed pollen collected along high-traffic roads shows a higher allergenicity

Allergy increases risk of ADHD, especially allergic rhinitis. Co-morbidity with AD, asthma further increases risk

Does milk cause mucus increase in patients who are not allergic to milk? Allergists review the scant evidence

"Good microbes" hypothesis may explain the greater incidence of atopic diseases as a result of more antibiotic use

The articles were selected from my Twitter and Google Reader streams. Please feel free to send suggestions for articles to and you will receive acknowledgement in the next edition of this publication.

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