Conference Reports

conferencees

This section covers reports on conference on any and all of the subjects covered on the site. They are listed under their subject matter.

Please click on the link to the relevant subject and then to the report.

Allergy and Intolerance
Alternative, Complementary and Conventional Medicines
Asthma and Respiratory Conditions
Behavioural Conditions including Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Mental Health
Chemicals/chemical sensitivity
Coeliac Disease, IBS and other Digestive Conditions
Electromagnetic sensitivity
Micronutrition, nutritional supplements and superfoods
Sugar
Vaccines

Allergy and Intolerance

Anaphylaxis Campaign Corporate Conference - September 2016
Includes presentations on the EuroPrevall/IFAAM Eurpean work on thresholds (Professor Clare Mills), precautionary allergen labelling and freefrom manufacture– and the Paul Wilson case.

Anaphylaxis Campaign Professional Conference. November 2015
Includes presentations on allergy in adolescence, adult food allergy, menu planning, living with allergy and latex allergy – is the epidemic over?

Future trends in Food Allergy Academy for Paediatric Gastoenterology – Includes presentations on cow's milk allergy guidelines, future trend in food allergy, Hypo-allergenic formulae, Weaning your child, FPIES and Quality of Life in food allergy.
March 2015

Anaphylaxis Campaign Health Professional Conference. Includes presentations on precautionary labeling, cow's milk allergy, the psychological needs of allergy patients, what we know about anaphylaxis and managing anaphylaxis on a day to day basis. November 2014

Preparing for the worst: How an understanding of food allergy can help you manage a crisis. An Anaphylaxis Campaign conference – October 2-14

Gut Health, Allergies and Intolerances Symposium at Nutrition and Health Live – November 2013

Anaphylaxis Campaign – Managing allergies in children and young people – October 2013

The difficult to manage allergy patient– an Allergy Research Foundation conference. November 2012

Allergy Academy – Allergy for non health-care professionals. Study day cov ering food allergy, allergic rhinitis and eczema. October 12

Eosinophilic Gut Diseases study day. Study day for families and for health professionals by the Academy for Paediatric Gastroenterology (APG), the gastroenterology department at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and FABED, the support group for families with children suffering from eosinophilic gastric disorders. September 2012

BSEM – Scientific conference in memory of the late Dr David Freed:
Novelties and Controversies in Allergy and Hypersensitivity. July 2012

Testing for allergen components – the allergenicity of molecules – Allergy Research Foundation meeting – November 2011

Leatherhead Food Research. Food Allergens: From Social Stigma to Sampling. 16th November 2011. Alex Gazzola reports.

A tablet a day keeps the patient at bay: the health hazards of prevention – vaccinations and pharmacoprophylaxis  BSEM conference 11th March 2011

Two allergy conferences: 3rd November 2010  Food Allergy – the widening perspective. The Allergy Research Foundation.
11th November 2010 – The foundations of ecological medicine – allergy. The British Society for Ecological Medicine.

The Allergy and Gluten-free Show London – June 2010 – Cressida Boyd reports

The Allergy and Gluten-free Show Dublin – June 2010 – Jeanne Quigley reports

Managing allergy in the food chain - Frances Dales reports on an industry conference February 2010.

Prevalence of Food Allergy and Potential Therapies  – a report from the thirteenth international food allergy conference held during the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology November 2009

Allergies that kill – anaphylaxis and asthma – British Society for Ecological Medicine (www.ecomed.org.uk) conference – 26th June 2009. Cressida Boyd reports.

Food Allergy: Science and Clinical practice: Report on a conference organised by the Allergy Research Foundation – Cressida Boyd 2009

Food allergy and the gut: A conference report – November 2000

 

Alternative, Complementary & Conventional Medicines

BSEM – Systems Medicine: Bridging the Gap between Science and Clinical Practice. June 2017

Homeopathy and Allergy: a report on a conference run by the British Homeopathic Association on how homeopathy can be used to treat allergies – Cressida Boyd 2008

 

Asthma and Respiratory Conditions

Allergies that kill – anaphylaxis and asthma – British Society for Ecological Medicine (www.ecomed.org.uk) conference – 26th June 2009. Cressida Boyd reports.

Allergy Research Foundation Conference: a meeting of experts from both the fields of allergy and respiratory disease. Michelle Berriedale-Johnson 2007

 

Behavioural Conditions including Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Mental Health

Nutrition and Mental Resilience in Children and Adults: Feeding Better Health, Wellbeing and Performance. A FABResearch conference – October 2014
Notes on the presentations by Michelle Berriedale-Johnson

Sugar, fat, food and addiction: New approaches to the public health crisis
A FABResearch conference – July 2014
Notes on the presentations by Michelle Berriedale-Johnson

A tablet a day keeps the patient at bay: the health hazards of prevention – vaccinations and pharmacoprophylaxis  BSEM conference 11th March 2011

A Celebration of DHA: 40 years ago, evidence began to show a special role for DHA as a brain selective nutrient. This conference has brought together research from the intervening decades, and the consolidation of this knowledge is hoped to inspire action to preserve and restore marine resources and the marine-to-human food chain – May 2010 – Cressida Boyd

Diet and Depression: an examination of evidence on how diet, lifestyle and environment influence mood and behaviour and suggested treatments – Martina Watts 2007

Immunology, Gastroenterology and Autism: Experts present their research into the relationship between the immune and digestive systems, the gut/brain connection and addressing diet in treatment for autism – the Salisbury Autism Support group’s conference 2005

Autism Support Conference 2004: An enlightening rundown of the behaviour and indicators of ASD, including causes and treatments – Autism Support Group 2004

Allergy & Nutrition in Autistic Spectrum Disorder: Exploring bowel disorder and nutritional intervention in the symptoms and behaviours of AS children, including an update on the current psychological understanding – Silvja Davidson 2003

Autism Unravelled 2002: Research into and a conference report on a wide range of possible causes and clues to treatments – Michelle Berriedale-Johnson 2002

Diet, Allergy and Nutrition in ADHD and Autism: Diet, the only area of autism causes not medically studied, is here explained by five experts, along with related digestive disorders – 2001

Chemicals/chemical sensitivity

BSEM -Scientific conference on the Halogens – November 2011

 

Coeliac Disease, IBS and other Digestive Conditions

Gastrodiet 2015 ‘An international meeting on food, diet and gastrointestinal health’ with a theme of ‘Food Intolerance: FODMAPs, gluten and beyond.' Monash University Campus, Prato, in Italy. Alex Gazzola reports. November 2015

Gluten Related Disorders: Our Knowledge Expands. Micki Rose reports on the e-summit organised earlier in 2014 by gluten-disorder specialist, Dr Tom O'Bryan, with twenty-nine of the world's top gluten researchers and clinicians. June 2014.
NB. See here for detailed reports on many fothe speakers.

Understanding the Patient: Coeliac Disease and Associated Conditions. Coeliac UK's annual research conference for 2014 was held at the Royal College of Pathologists. Alex Gazzola reports on some of the presentations. March 2014

Gut Health, Allergies and Intolerances Symposium at Nutrition and Health Live – November 2013

International Celiac Disease Symposium 2013: A round-up from social media and the blogosphere from Alex Gazzola. October 2013

Revising paediatric diagnostic criteria for coeliac disease. Alex Gazzola reports on a conference to discuss the new European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) criteria. February 2012

 

Electromagnetic sensitivity

Electromagnetic radiation and health: evidence, diagnosis and management. Conference organised by the British Society of Ecological Medicine – 7th March 2014

Electromagnetic Phenomena and Health – A Continuing Controversy? Papers from a one day conference held at the Institute of Physics in 2008, published 05/10

The Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields - video footage of a comprehensive conference in California in November 2010

Micronutrition, nutritional supplements and superfoods

Human nutrition through the 'seven ages'.
The McCarrison Society conference – October 2012

Nutrition and Addiction: promoting recovery through nutritional and lifestyle interventions Conference 05/10 Cressida Boyd reports.

The future of food – Cressida Boyd checks out recent activity around our looming global food crisis. 02/10

Food, Behaviour and the Junk Food Generation - Cressida Boyd reports on the conference organised by Food and Behaviour Research Organisation March 2009.

Sugar

BSEM – Sugar.... the Brain, the Microbiome and Cancer. October 2015

Vaccines

A tablet a day keeps the patient at bay: the health hazards of prevention – vaccinations and pharmacoprophylaxis  BSEM conference 11th March 2011

 

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