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Susan N Mathew, MD
(505) 272-4461
1 University of New Mexico MSC 10 5590,
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1986

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Steven G Tolber
(505) 883-2574
7121 Prospect Pl Ne
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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K Abernathy Carver, MD
(505) 294-1471
2509 Virginia St NE Ste B
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1989

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Dr.Michael Clayton
(505) 296-5426
2509 Virginia St NE # A
Albuquerque, NM
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Allergist / Immunologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Katherine Jean Abernathy-Carver
(505) 294-1471
2509 Virginia St Ne
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Steven Gary Tolber, MD
(505) 883-2574
7121 Prospect Pl NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Albuquerque Reg Med Ctr, Albuquerque, Nm; Presbyterian Hospital, Albuquerque, Nm

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Ronald J Rosandich, MD FAAAAI
(505) 268-2481
8010 Mountain Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1960

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Jorge Arturo Aguilar, MD
(718) 780-4674
8300 Constitution Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac Mayor De San Marcos, Prog Acad De Med Humana, Lima, Peru
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr.Bruce Feldman
(505) 265-6782
8010 Mountain Road Northeast #100
Albuquerque, NM
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1965
Speciality
Allergist / Immunologist
General Information
Hospital: Presbyterian Hospital, Albuquerque, Nm
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Michael Hensley Clayton, MD
(505) 296-5426
2509 Virginia St NE Ste A
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1982

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The Human Terrain

Your body hosts whole colonies of microorganisms, and scientists are exploring
the beneficial roles many of them play in human health.

By Claire Sykes

June 2009

Your body teems with a world of microorganisms. Trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi munch away at your skin, crank out enzymes in your mouth and breed like crazy—all while you eat, work and play. The thought of all these critters might be a little discomforting. For the most part, though, you wouldn’t be alive without them.

Though microorganisms have been wriggling under scientists’ microscopes for centuries, little is known about how they affect human health. However, recent technological advancements now allow scientists to explore how colonies of microbes interact with the human body in something called the Human Microbiome Project (HMP).

Launched in 2007 as part of the National Institutes of Health’s Roadmap for Medical Research, this five-year, $100 million project involves dozens of scientists around the country. It’s also part of the International Human Microbiome Consortium (IHMC), which involves experts from Australia, Canada, Europe, China, Japan and Korea.

In 2002, American Nobel Prize-winning molecular biologist Joshua Lederberg came up with the term microbiome, defined as the totality of genomes—made up of DNA, the molecule that encodes genetic information—of all the microorganisms in any given environment, from a spot of saliva to a soil sample. Your body carries ten times as many microbial cells as human ones, which represents a hundred times the number of genes.

Home Sweet Homes

Most of this vast, though individually tiny, swarm lives in the gastrointestinal tract. “The second most populated area is the mouth, because bacteria are introduced by food coming into the body and through contact with our hands and other surfaces,” says Joe Petrosino, PhD, an assistant professor in the molecular virology and microbiology department at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Flex Your Immunity's Muscles

Keeping the friendly microbes in your body happy and healthy is a good first step to keeping your immune system in fighting trim. But in a world awash in fears about the next big epidemic—swine flu? bird flu?—it helps to know what other natural weapons are out there for stocking an immunity arsenal.

Though not as famous as the oil pressed from the tree’s fruit, olive leaf has been equally prized throughout the centuries for its fever-fighting abilities. Today we know that olive leaf acts against a number of harmful microbes, including cold and flu viruses.

Long valued in Ayurveda, India’s traditional healing system, andrographis (A. paniculata) has been found to boost the production of the immune system’s white blood cells. It also promotes the release of interferons, substances that help keep viruses from multiplying.

Arabinogalactan (ARA), a fiber taken from the Western larch (Larix occidentalis), serves double immune du...

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