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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Tree nut allergy diagnosis poses challenges

November 9, 2019
HOUSTON — Data presented here at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting indicate that tree nut…
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Consider patient adherence when prescribing allergy immunotherapy

November 8, 2019
HOUSTON — Patient adherence is an important factor for allergists to consider when deciding which allergy immunotherapy to prescribe, according…
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Experts discuss implementing food allergy therapy into practice

November 8, 2019
HOUSTON — Food allergies affect 6% to 8% of children and 2% to 3% of adults, according to a presentation at the American College of Asthma…
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ACAAI Scientific Meeting to highlight clinical updates

November 8, 2019
HOUSTON — Healio Primary Care will offer live coverage of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting…
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Penicillin allergy often recedes, should be retested

January 9, 2019
Patients with a positive penicillin skin test will likely experience reduced sensitivity to the medication over time and should undergo repeat…
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Dupilumab significantly improves asthma control

December 20, 2018
Patients with uncontrolled, moderate-to-severe asthma treated with dupilumab demonstrated significant improvement in asthma control regardless of…
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Fasenra reduces rescue medication use in asthma

December 6, 2018
Fasenra reduced daily rescue medication use by day 3 in patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma with eosinophilic inflammation, according to…

Few PCPs ‘proficient’ in early peanut introduction

December 4, 2018
Only 12% of primary care physicians surveyed correctly answered all the questions regarding early peanut introduction, according to findings…
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Emphasizing, reassessing epinephrine use improves outcomes

November 30, 2018
A clinical pathway that emphasized early epinephrine use and reassessed its use before IV placement improved outcomes in pediatric patients with…
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Many patients develop food allergy in adulthood, yet often go undiagnosed

November 28, 2018
About a quarter of individuals develop a food allergy after the age of 18 years, but are not frequently diagnosed by physicians, according to…