Mast Cell Disease In The News: Two New Interesting Discoveries

The Science

A couple of interesting discoveries recently in the science and research aspect of mast cell disease starting with this piece about the relationship between mast cells and chronic urticaria (hives) from Australia: One in five people experience hives in their lifetime as an allergic reaction but a small number of people suffer hives, known as […]

July 16, 2017

A Brief History Of Mast Cell Disease

The Science

Aside from knowing what to eat, which doctors to see, which medicines to take and what symptoms are commonly seen in mast cell disorders of all types, have you ever wondered about the history of this little immune cell that (for many of us) is wreaking havoc in our lives? Here is a brief history […]

February 20, 2017

Male Vs. Female Mast Cells: New Research

The Science

While mastocytosis seems to affect men and women equally, there are a lot of co-existing conditions that affect women at a much higher rate. Typically these are auto-immune and inflammatory diseases and doctors have been trying to figure out why these disorders are more prevalent in females than in males. Now there is some interesting […]

February 15, 2017