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EAACI Congress 2012 Press Office


The latest developments in allergy was be presented at the Congress of the European Academy of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, EAACI Congress 2012, 16 - 20 June 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland.


The EAACI Congress 2012 attracted around 7000 international clinicians, researchers and allied health professionals. This is the most important professional meeting for advances in research, treatment and prevention of allergy such as:

•Asthma

•Dermatology

•Rhinology

•Immunology and immunotherapy

•Pediatrics

•Food Allergy



Please find below our press releases in different languages: 

•19.06.2012 Less than 50% of asthmatic children control their symptoms, despite available treatments
Also available in Chinese, French, GermanItalian and Spanish

•18.06.2012 Allergies become epidemic: Food allergy sufferers double in the last 10 years
Also available in Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish

15.06.2012 Eczema in babies due to stress in pregnancy
Also available in
French, Italian, Spanish and German

15.06.2012 EAACI Congress 2012 - Most newsworthy abstracts 

15.06.2012 EAACI Congress 2012 - Highlights of the Scientific Programme



Webcast: Asthma and rhinitis stress Public Health in Europe

Up to one in three children suffer from asthma and rhinitis and up to 15% of these have severe disease; direct and indirect costs may reach over EUR 100 billion yearly. As there is a strong need to promote allergic diseases as health priorities in the EU and beyond, representatives from different organisations, including Elisabetta Gardini, Member of the EU Parliament, discussed the next steps in fighting chronic respiratory diseases during the EAACI Congress 2012 in Geneva.

To watch the “EU Health Priorities: Political and Research Agenda” webcast, please click here.

For more information, please visit www.eaaci.org