American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ACAAI, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Patient-centered care ideal for primary immune deficiencies

November 14, 2019
HOUSTON — Primary immune deficiencies affect approximately 500,000 people in the United States, according to the National Institute of Allergy…
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Young children visiting ED more, hospitalized less for anaphylaxis

November 13, 2019
HOUSTON — Between 2006 to 2015, the number of children aged younger than 3 years who visited the ED for anaphylaxis increased, but the number…
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Vaginal birth, breastfeeding associated with lower allergic burden

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — Children delivered vaginally and those who were breastfeed had lower odds of developing allergies, according to study results…
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Women may be more likely to have penicillin allergy

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — Women were more likely to have positive penicillin skin test results than men, according to findings presented at the American…
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Xolair effective for nasal congestion, polyps

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — Xolair signicantly improved nasal congestion and nasal polyp scores in patients with corticosteroid-refractory nasal polyps…
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Herpes zoster vaccine uptake ‘low’ among older Nucala recipients

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — Few patients with severe asthma treated with Nucala received herpes zoster and influenza vaccines in the years that followed, despite…
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Say yes — and no — to eliminate physician burnout

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — The ability to say yes and no can make a significant difference in the ability to prevent or eliminate physician burnout, according…
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Subcutaneous immunotherapy shows promise in reducing pollen food allergy symptoms in kids

November 9, 2019
HOUSTON — Subcutaneous allergen immunotherapy may be effective in reducing symptoms of pollen food allergy syndrome in children, according to…
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5 things expecting parents should be told regarding asthma, food allergies

November 9, 2019
HOUSTON — Women who are pregnant, and their spouses, or those who have recently become new parents, are likely to have many questions about…
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Expert provides insight on alpha-gal red meat allergy

November 9, 2019
HOUSTON — Alpha-gal syndrome, a type of red meat allergy, was first identified in Australia in 2006 and has become increasingly prevalent in…