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Coverage from the

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) and World Allergy Organization (WAO) 2018 Joint Congress

March 02 - 05, 2018; Orlando, Florida

March 02 - 05, 2018 Orlando, Florida

Conference News

Popular News from AAAAI 2017

  • Doctors Work Together on Plane to Help Passenger in Distress Doctors Work Together on Plane to Help Passenger in Distress A cry for help on a Southwest Airlines flight was answered by an impressive group of physicians returning from an allergy and asthma conference and a surgeon from an oral and maxillofacial meeting.
  • Maternal Levels of Vitamin E Isoform Linked to Child Asthma Maternal Levels of Vitamin E Isoform Linked to Child Asthma Children of mothers with low levels of the vitamin E isoform alpha-tocopherol — one of eight isoforms of the vitamin — are more likely to wheeze, a finding that could eventually lead to changes in nutritional recommendations.
  • Immunotherapy Showing Promise for Wheat Allergy Immunotherapy Showing Promise for Wheat Allergy Thirty percent of people who ate small amounts of wheat protein for 2 years achieved desensitization to the grain in a new oral immunotherapy study.

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Expert Commentary"

Medscape Board at the Podium

  • Bradley E Chipps, MD
    Sutter Memorial Hospital, Sacramento, California

    Presentation: Asthma and other lung diseases, allergy testing and therapeutics, rhinosinusitis and ocular allergy
    Date: March 1, 2018

    Presentation: The child with a chronic cough
    Date: March 3, 2018

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