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Roundup: AAAAI 2013 Coverage

Posted By Allergic Living On 2013/03/13 @ 5:44 pm In Food Allergy | No Comments

Allergists from around the globe gathered at the 2013 annual conference of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) conference in San Antonio, Texas in late February. Allergic Living was there to cover it. Here are some of the intriguing reports that came out of the conference:

  • Intentional Food Allergy Exposures [1]: Researchers have revealed the reasons that a concerning number of parents are knowingly giving their allergic children food that they are allergic to.
  • Pollution Changing Genes [2]: Researchers found that a certain type of air-pollution may be causing a DNA change which results in worsened asthma symptoms, and potentially even new cases of asthma.
  • Milk Therapy Lacks Staying Power [3]: Editor Gwen Smith on the study that showed a surprising reversal among patients who had been successfully treated for milk allergy.
  • Alcohol, Asthma and Aspirin [4]: A group of people with asthma are experiencing respiratory reactions when drinking alcohol. But how does Aspirin fit into the equation?
  • Allergic Children Underweight [5]: Children with multiple food allergies or milk allergy appear to be underweight when compared with their non-allergic peers.
  • A New Spot for the Shot [6]: Investigators discovered that there may be a more effective location for an epinephrine shot in obese patients.


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URLs in this post:

[1] Intentional Food Allergy Exposures: http://allergicliving.com/index.php/2013/03/13/parents-exposing-kids-to-their-allergens

[2] Pollution Changing Genes: http://allergicliving.com/?p=16109

[3] Milk Therapy Lacks Staying Power: http://allergicliving.com/index.php/2013/03/13/milk-oral-immunotherapy-not-lasting

[4] Alcohol, Asthma and Aspirin: http://allergicliving.com/index.php/2013/03/13/asthma-alcohol-and-aspirin/

[5] Allergic Children Underweight: http://allergicliving.com/index.php/2013/03/13/food-allergies-may-limit-growth

[6] A New Spot for the Shot: http://allergicliving.com/index.php/2013/03/12/epi-shot-moves-lower-in-obese-patients

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