2011-2012: The Medical Year in Review

Author: Daniel Weiss, Senior Editor

Over the past year, a broad array of medical research has been presented at conferences across the country and the world. Here, we present a selection of the most important findings that may impact the way diseases and conditions are treated in the future. We have broken down the information presented into 11 major therapeutic categories.

Pain/Inflammation

American College of Rheumatology 75th Annual Scientific Meeting

 

American Pain Society 30th Annual Scientific Meeting

 

Ear/Eye/Nose/Throat

2011 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO of the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation

 

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2012 Annual Meeting

American Society of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 38th Annual Meeting

Diabetes

European Association for the Study of Diabetes 47th Annual Meeting

 

American Diabetes Association 71st Annual Scientific Sessions

 

Pediatrics

Pediatric Academic Societies 2012 Annual Meeting

 

American Academy of Pediatrics 2011 National Conference and Exhibition

 

First Aid

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting

 

American Academy of Pediatrics 2011 National Conference and Exhibition

 

Vitamins and Supplements

22nd European Meeting on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection

 

American Heart Association Annual Scientific Sessions 2011

 

American Thoracic Society 2011 International Conference

 

American Academy of Dermatology 70th Annual Meeting

 

Women's Health

American College of Rheumatology 75th Annual Scientific Meeting

 

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 60th Annual Clinical Meeting

 

Oral Care

American Association for Dental Research 2012 Annual Meeting

 

Topicals

2012 Society for Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting

American Academy of Dermatology 70th Annual Meeting

 

Stomach/GI

American College of Gastroenterology 76th Annual Meeting

 

Cold/Cough/Allergy

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting

World Allergy Organization XXII World Allergy Congress