American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology’s 69th Annual Meeting

Latest Research on Allergic Diseases Affecting more than 50 million Americans

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology’s 69th Annual Meeting

Arlington Heights, Ill., (September 28, 2011) – Be among the first to hear the latest research from the world’s leading allergists presented at the 2011 annual scientific meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), Nov. 3-8, in Boston. The meeting, to be held at the Hynes Convention Center, will be attended by more than 4,000 physicians, medical personnel and exhibitors in the field of allergy, asthma and immunology.

Media will have access to renowned allergist experts and are invited to attend sessions and review abstracts covering these topics and more:

  • Allergies to life’s pleasures: pets, alcohol, smoking and air fresheners
  • Are childhood food allergies under diagnosed?
  • Asthma-related hospitalizations greater in single-parent households
  • Sleep disorder linked to adolescent obesity
  • Influenza vaccine may be safe for children with egg allergy
  • Texting asthma medication reminders increases adherence
  • Cholesterol lowering drugs and worsening asthma control
  • Latest research on the hygiene hypothesis
  • Here comes the sun: vitamin D and asthma
  • Hormonal changes during pregnancy, adolescence and menopause affect asthma
  • Food additives and allergy
  • Obesity and asthma
  • Diet and supplements’ influence on the immune system
  • Management of drug allergies

The ACAAI annual scientific meeting includes 100 scientific plenary sessions and workshops, 450 abstract presentations and 200 technical exhibits.

Review the preliminary program and register to attend the ACAAI Annual Meeting. To receive an electronic press kit or to submit your media credentials email [email protected].

About ACAAI

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) is a professional medical organization headquartered in Arlington Heights, Ill., that promotes excellence in the practice of the subspecialty of allergy and immunology. The College, comprising more than 5,000 allergists-immunologists and related health care professionals, fosters a culture of collaboration and congeniality in which its members work together and with others toward the common goals of patient care, education, advocacy and research. Find an Allergist. Find Relief – www.AllergyandAsthmaRelief.org.

 

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