Our aging immune systems are still in business, but increasingly thrown out of balance
Stanford immunologist Jorg Goronzy , MD, told me a few years ago that a person's immune response declines slowly but surely starting at around age 40. "While 90 percent of young adults respond to most vaccines, after age 60 that response rate is down to around 40-45 percent," he said.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Tips for choosing a doctor
Referrals from another physician or family and friends are a first step in choosing a doctor, but specialists advise doing some research to finalize your choice.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
'Bubble Boy' Disease May Be More Common Than Thought
A rare birth disorder that dismantles a baby's immune system is twice as common as once believed, a new study of more than 3 million infants says.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Battle Creek Enquirer
Ragweed season strikes again
David Swender, D.O. is a board certified Allergist/Immunologist with Oaklawn Medical Group.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Uncertainty over food allergy tests
Confusion about food allergy and intolerance is being fuelled by people self-diagnosing or using dubious tests such as hair analysis, according to a leading Perth immunologist.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Healthwise: Poison ivy and summertime skin rashesHealthwise: Poison...
Healthwise: Poison ivy and summertime skin rashes Skin allergies especially to poison ivy have started to increase.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
New relief from your allergies?
Every weekday at 8 a.m., the researcher climbs onto the roof of Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh to check a Burkard Spore Trap.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Tick bite causes meat allergy
Just when you thought the worst thing that could happen to a card-carrying Foodie was a gluten intolerance - bread and cheese-lovers will back me on this - now it seems there's an epidemic of meat allergy sweeping the country.
WNYC-AM New York
Drugs for Ebola?
Television trucks outside Mount Sinai Hospital August 4, 2014 in New York after officials announced a male patient who recently traveled to West Africa is being tested for the ebola virus.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Get to the cause of that chronic cough
We've all been there a you get a constant nagging cough that you can't seem to control.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Convenient spray sunscreens may come with allergy risks
Let's go back to the basics. In the old days we had more ozone protecting us from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun, wrinkles and of course skin cancers.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Crain's New York Business
Brush may replace allergy pricks
Why it's hot : Immunovent has developed a less painful and possibly more accurate way to test for allergies using a brush to collect cells from inside the cheek or nose.
ACAAI offers practical solutions to improve asthma problem in older women
Women over the age of 65 face numerous barriers to good health: an increased risk for obesity , greater struggles against poverty and higher rates of asthma with worse health outcomes.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Stay Out of Stinging Insects' Way This Summer
Now's the time to take steps to make sure that stinging insects don't ruin your next picnic or pool party, an expert suggests.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
AAAAI: CDC Data Shows Black Children Were Twice As Likely to Have Asthma
While disparities in asthma prevalence increased between 2001-2010, researchers found a silver lining after analyzing national data sets from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Female Baby Boomers with Asthma? You May Need Help
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Women over the age of 65 face numerous barriers to good health: an increased risk for obesity, greater struggles against poverty and higher rates of asthma with worse health outcomes.
Allergist to speak at Westport Sunrise Rotary
Dr. Mitchell R. Lester , an allergist and immunologist, will speak about common misconceptions about allergies at the Westport Sunrise Rotary breakfast meeting on Friday, Aug. 8, at 7:30 a.m. at Bobby Q's Restaurant, 42 Main St. A Westport resident, Lester is a physician with the Fairfield County Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Associates practice, ... (more)
Make Sure Your Kids and their Classrooms are Ready for Back-to-School
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL. - Your kids may be enjoying the lazy days of summer, but if they have asthma, allergies, or both, they need to be prepared for back-to-school.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Consider possible risks before using 'workout' pills
Dr. Massoud Mahmoudi is board certified in Internal Medicine and Allergy & Immunology.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
The Code Project
The Current Bun [ ^ ] . I'm no dermatologist, immunologist, phlebotomist, theologian, escatologist, satanist.