Asthma Sinus and Allergy Program Archives
Vanderbilt mourns loss of ASAP co-founder Murray
Jan. 20, 2023—John Joseph Murray V, MD, PhD, a co-founder of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program (ASAP), died on Jan. 6 at Vanderbilt University Hospital.
Alpha-gal found to be both a medication and red meat allergy
Apr. 12, 2018—Alpha-gal allergy has commonly been referred to as “the red meat” allergy, but doctors at the Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program (ASAP) helped uncover that not only red meat, but some medications, can contain alpha-gal.
My Southern Health: Learn about the signs of food allergies
Nov. 6, 2017—Food allergies continue to be an important topic as more are diagnosed. They can develop for anyone, at any point, at any age.
My Southern Health: Tackling sinus issues
Oct. 20, 2017—To just be pockets of air, sinuses certainly can cause serious discomfort. Here, Bobo Tanner, co-founder of the Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus, Allergy Program, answers questions about what causes sinus issues and how these conditions are treated.
Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program opens new location in Franklin
Jun. 21, 2017—The Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program (VASAP) has opened the doors to a new location in Franklin, Tennessee, to bring convenient care to patients.
My Southern Health: Spring allergies may be worse in the South
Feb. 28, 2017—Hay fever can pose more of a challenge in Southern cities. Here’s why and what to do about it.
My Southern Health: Get help for controlling nasal allergy symptoms
Sep. 14, 2016—Sneezing? Itchy, runny nose? Christine MacLean, a nurse practitioner at the Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program, provides tips to control nasal allergy symptoms.
Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus, Allergy Program sees uptick in alpha-gal syndrome
Mar. 31, 2016—Vanderbilt’s Asthma, Sinus, and Allergy Program has seen an increase in the number of patients being treated for alpha-gal syndrome, commonly known as the red meat allergy linked to tick bites.
Steps to allergy relief as tree pollen season begins
Mar. 11, 2016—Allergies have a seasonal rhythm to their comings and goings, and we are in the midst of one of the biggest allergy seasons of the year: tree pollen season.
Vanderbilt allergist offers tips to deal with suddenly changing temperatures
Jan. 6, 2015—John Fahrenholz, assistant professor of medicine who practices at the Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program, says that whipsawing temperatures can be a real challenge for people with allergies—and for the rest of us, too.
Vanderbilt allergist offers tips on managing dust and dander allergies during Spring cleaning
May. 27, 2014—Cleaning house can stir up the dust and dander winter left behind—and pose significant issues for allergy sufferers.
Red meat allergies likely result of lone star tick
Feb. 20, 2014—Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia Seeing Numerous Cases Lone star tick bites are likely the cause of thousands of cases of severe red meat allergies that are plaguing patients in Southeastern states including Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia and spreading up the Eastern Seaboard along with the deer population. Vanderbilt’s Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program...