Special Report: Top Research from the AAAAI 2017 Allergists’ Meeting

in Food Allergy, Food Allergy News
Published: March 13, 2017

Dr. Hugh Sampson speaks at AAAAI conference
At the 2017 annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, held in Atlanta, Georgia, thousands of allergists from around the world gathered to share and debate studies in allergy, asthma and immunology.

Allergic Living was there to report on the conference. Following is our coverage of the meeting’s research highlights.

Skin Patch for Peanut Allergy Shows 83% Success Rate in Kids Over 3 Years

Under-Tongue Drops Therapy Shows Promise for ‘Sustained Unresponsiveness’

Far Higher Death Rate Among Black Children with Asthma in U.S.

Success with OIT for Tree Nuts in Small, Long-Term Study of Kids

Schools Survey Shows Gaps in Teachers’ Ability to Give an Epinephrine Shot When Needed

Study Shows Wheat OIT Can Improve Allergic Kids’ Quality of Life

Study Finds Link Between Child’s Asthma and Mother’s Vitamin E Levels

Few Severe Reactions to Allergy Shots and SLIT, Though Asthma a Risk Factor

Obesity Associated with Allergies in Girls, But Not Boys