Dr. Clifford Bassett, MD

Bio

Specialties:

  • allergy / immunology

Affiliation:

  • Medical Director, Allergy & Asthma Care of NY

Location:

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy / Immunology:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When choosing a Valentine's Day present for your sweetheart, make sure it won't trigger an allergic reaction.

    "Chocolates and flowers are lovely, but not if they cause an allergic response," Dr. James Sublett, president of the American College of ...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Americans should test their homes for a naturally occurring radioactive gas called radon, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says.

    "Many people don't realize that radon is the second cause of lung cancer after smoking," EPA Administrator Gi...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Environment plays a larger role than genes in shaping people's immune systems, a new study suggests.

    Researchers compared 78 pairs of identical twins -- who are nearly genetically the same -- and 27 pairs of nonidentical twins, who have about 50...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Jan. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although many people enjoy gathering around a fire during cold winter months, fires that aren't built properly can affect air quality and people's health, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

    Smoke...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine:

    MONDAY, Dec. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution in Mecca rises sharply each year when millions of Muslims make the annual holy pilgrimage (hajj) to the Saudi Arabian city, a new study shows.

    "Hajj is like nothing else on the planet. You have 3 to 4 milli...Full Article

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    MONDAY, Dec. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Certain immune system cells may play an important role in weight control, an early study suggests.

    Scientists had known that the immune cells may help ward off obesity in mice. The new findings are the first to suggest the same is true in humans, ...Full Article

  • Clifford Bassett, MD - New York, NY - Allergy / Immunology
    Some foods that contain dairy are ones you may not expect; before you eat anything, you need to be aware of certain ingredients. Watch allergist Clifford Bassett, MD, discuss some hidden dairy sources and why it's important to read labels carefully. Read More
  • Clifford Bassett, MD - New York, NY - Allergy / Immunology
    An elimination diet is the first step in diagnosing a dairy allergy or intolerance, followed by seeing an allergist, who can create a proactive action plan. In this video, allergist Clifford Bassett, MD, explains how dairy allergies are diagnosed. Read More
  • Clifford Bassett, MD - New York, NY - Allergy / Immunology
    Symptoms of a dairy allergy can vary widely, but they include skin issues, hives, respiratory symptoms, sneezing/congestion and abdominal pain. In this video, I will share the typical signs of a food allergy or intolerance. Read More
  • Clifford Bassett, MD - New York, NY - Allergy / Immunology
    Allergies can cause problems year-round, but one season can be especially difficult for allergy sufferers. To find out when it is, watch this video featuring allergy specialist Dr. Clifford Bassett. Read More
  • Clifford Bassett, MD - New York, NY - Allergy / Immunology
    It's important to know if you have a dairy allergy, since cow's milk products are so commonly consumed. In this video, I will explain the steps you can take to thoroughly investigate whether or not you have a dairy allergy. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children of mothers exposed to high levels of traffic air pollution during pregnancy may be at increased risk for lung damage, according to a new study.

    Researchers tested the lung function of 620 children in Spain when they were 4 years old. The...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy / Immunology:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although food allergies have garnered a lot of attention lately, a new study reports that medications are actually the biggest cause of sudden deaths related to allergy.

    Over a little more than a decade, nearly 60 perce...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have pinpointed a molecule that may trigger potentially life-threatening asthma attacks brought on by colds.

    The researchers say this finding could offer a target for new drugs to be developed to treat these attacks.

    Most asth...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Hematology:

    TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The first blood test to detect five strains of yeast that cause rare blood infections in people with weakened immune systems has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

    The five types of yeast pathogen detected by the T2Candida t...Full Article