Dr. Clifford Bassett, MD

Bio

Specialties:

  • allergy / immunology

Affiliation:

  • Medical Director, Allergy & Asthma Care of NY

Location:

Activity

  • 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

  • Sharecare News
    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

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

    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

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

    THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older people become more physically vulnerable during bereavement, new research shows.

    That's because the balance of stress hormones during bereavement changes with age, British researchers say. As a result, older people who are grieving are mo...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A combination drug therapy aimed at opening the airways and reducing inflammation appears to be the best treatment for older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), especially those with asthma, a new study finds.

    COPD patient...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older people exposed to high levels of black carbon -- the fine particle air pollution from traffic -- may have increased levels of leptin, a hormone linked to obesity, diabetes and heart disease, a new study suggests.

    Although the research doesn...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Allergy & Immunology:

    FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Too few students with asthma and food allergies have emergency plans in place at school, which can leave the schools inadequately prepared in a health crisis, a new survey finds.

    Just half of students with food allergies and only one in four kids...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to air pollution can vary sharply by the ethnic or racial makeup of a community, according to a large, multistate study.

    The data showed that people living in Hispanic neighborhoods are exposed to more air pollution than those living i...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    SUNDAY, Sept. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants who sleep on animal fur may be less likely to develop asthma later in childhood, new research suggests.

    The study included more than 2,400 healthy city-dwelling newborns in Germany who were followed until age 10. Of those children, 55 per...Full Article