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Outside In: The Skin’s Role in Causing Food Allergies

By Dr. Peter Lio For many years, most patients—and doctors—have operated under the assumption that food allergies drive atopic dermatitis, not the other way around. That what you put in your mouth ends up on your skin. Unfortunately, many of my patients underwent very strict dietary changes and did not have much success with their […]

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Asthma Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous

By Mark Jackson (From Asthma: The Biography Oxford University Press, 2009) “As regular letters to his family and friends make clear, during the 1900s and 1910s Marcel Proust struggled to control his asthma and hay fever effectively, particularly following the death of his mother in 1905. The treatments available to Proust and his contemporaries included […]

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