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Inside the Issue
- New Disease Summary – Allergic Diseases and Asthma in Pregnancy
- COSA Symposium – Now Online
- World Allergy Week 2016 – Updates
- WAO Article and Book Reviews
- Recent Articles in the WAO Journal
- Call for Clinical Allergy Tips
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WAO International Scientific Conference 2016
Registration and Abstract Submission for the WAO International Scientific Conference (WISC) 2016 opens 09 June 2016.
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New Disease Summary!
Allergic Diseases and Asthma in Pregnancy
By Isabella Pali-Schöll, PhD, Jennifer Namazy, MD, and Erika Jensen-Jarolim, MD
Call for Resources: Does your member society have resources online for pollinosis and climate change which might be helpful to physicians or patients?
Recent Understanding for New Mechanisms of Allergy and Airway Inflammation.
This symposium of the WAO Collaborative on Severe Asthma (COSA) was recorded during the World Allergy Congress (WAC 2015) in Seoul, South Korea.
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The production and distribution of this symposium was made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Teva.
As a valuable resource for practicing physicians in the treatment of patients, WAO Clinical Allergy Tips, or vignettes, consists of practical tips from experts on allergy and immunology around the world.
Send your submission today! Contact Samantha Machart at the WAO Secretariat.
WAO would like to thank Dr Rodrigo Rodrígues Alves, Editor of Clinical Allergy Tips, for his support of this educational program.
Editors' Choice Literature Review
Barrier function of the nasal mucosa in health and type-2 biased airway diseases
Cutaneous Drug Eruptions
What's New in Small Airways Research
“Small airway-on-a-chip” enables in vitro research on human lung inflammation and drug responses
What's New in Severe Asthma Research
Prothrombotic state in patients with severe and prednisolone-dependent asthma
Clinical phenotype and allergen sensitization in the first 2 years as predictors of atopic disorders at age 5 years Get Article
Asthma education material for children and their families; a global survey of current resources Get Article
Urticaria as initial finding of a patient with carcinoid tumor Get Article
Risk multipliers for severe food anaphylaxis Get Article