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Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - October 20, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

HPV vaccines ARE safe
Researchers from the Statens Serum Institut in Denmark found the jabs are only associated with coeliac disease, which may be due to undiagnosed case being picked up during vaccination. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Related Are Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease? How Related Are Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease?
In high-risk children, co-occurrence of autoimmunity to type 1 diabetes and celiac disease is higher than would be expected in the general population, according to a large, prospective birth cohort study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Childhood respiratory infections linked with celiac disease
New research concludes that respiratory infections in at-risk children may significantly increase the likelihood of developing celiac disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Early Antibiotic Use Not Linked With Celiac or T1 Diabetes Autoantibodies Early Antibiotic Use Not Linked With Celiac or T1 Diabetes Autoantibodies
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

What's Behind the Link Between Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease?
(MedPage Today) -- Real culprit may not lie in our genes, but in our environment (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - October 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Celiac Disease May Follow Type 1 Diabetes
Screening for early signs of both conditions should be done at birth, study suggests (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Where There's Type 1 Diabetes, Celiac Disease May Follow
Screening for early signs of both conditions should be done at birth, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Celiac Disease, Diabetes Type 1, Diabetes in Children and Teens (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - October 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Where There's Type 1 Diabetes, Celiac Disease May Follow
TUESDAY, Oct. 10, 2017 -- Parents of young children with type 1 diabetes need to be on the lookout for symptoms of another autoimmune condition -- celiac disease, new research suggests. The study found these youngsters appear to face a nearly... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 10, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Where There's Type 1 Diabetes, Celiac Disease May Follow
Title: Where There's Type 1 Diabetes, Celiac Disease May FollowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/10/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - October 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

No Ties Between Early Antibiotics and T1D or Celiac Disease (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Exposure to common antibiotics occurred within first 4 years of life (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - October 9, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Scientists are trying to take the gluten out of wheat in latest attempt to one-up Mother Nature
(Natural News) Celiac sufferers are given a glimpse of hope that they can now partake of foods made from wheat with the news that scientists are trying to create wheat that doesn’t contain gluten via a gene-editing technique. People who have celiac disease are those who are genetically-predisposed to having severe autoimmune allergic reactions when... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Celiac disease goes undiagnosed in 90% of cases, Canadian researchers find
Celiac disease is common but mostly goes undiagnosed, say Canadian nutrition researchers who studied the blood work of nearly 3,000 people. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Lymphocyte Count Distinguishes Celiac Disease From Normal Mucosa Lymphocyte Count Distinguishes Celiac Disease From Normal Mucosa
The intraepithelial lymphocyte (IEL) count in duodenal mucosa can be used to distinguish celiac disease from normal mucosa, with an optimal cutoff of 25 IEL/100 enterocytes, according to a case-control study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - September 26, 2017 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Leaky gut symptoms: Five health problems that could be caused by the MYSTERIOUS syndrome
LEAKY gut syndrome is a controversial condition said to be the cause of arthritis, coeliac disease and Crohn ’s disease. What are the signs? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Celiac Disease Quiz: What Is Celiac Disease?
Title: Celiac Disease Quiz: What Is Celiac Disease?Category: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 5/16/2012 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2017 12:29:18 PM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - September 20, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: No proven way to prevent celiac disease
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is there anything I can do now to prevent my 1-year-old from getting celiac disease? ANSWER: At this time, there is no proven way to prevent celiac disease. But if your child is considered to be at high risk for the disease due to family or medical history, there may be some [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 19, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Onset gluten intolerance in children could be delayed with probiotics, study finds
(Natural News) Certain probiotic strains may mitigate the onset of gluten intolerance in children, a new study revealed. To carry out the study, a team of researchers at the Lund University in Sweden examined 78 children who exhibited a genetic predisposition to celiac disease. Forty children were given a combination of the probiotic strains Lactobacillus plantarum... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical and Genetic Profile of Patients With Seronegative CD Clinical and Genetic Profile of Patients With Seronegative CD
Some patients with clinical and histological features of celiac disease are seronegative. How do they differ from seropositive patients in clinical course and response to a gluten-free diet?BMJ Open Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Duodenal Biopsies in Celiac Disease: Adhering to Guidance? Duodenal Biopsies in Celiac Disease: Adhering to Guidance?
Guidelines recommend taking at least four duodenal biopsy specimens at the time of upper GI endoscopy if celiac disease is suspected, but this study indicates some centers are falling short.BMJ Open Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Coeliac disease symptoms: Signs of the condition which forces you to go gluten free
COELIAC disease is a digestive disorder and an autoimmune disease - not an allergy or a food intolerance, although it can display some of the same symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Test That May Best Biopsy in Detecting Celiac Disease A Test That May Best Biopsy in Detecting Celiac Disease
The HLA-DQ:gluten tetramer test is better than biopsy for detecting celiac disease after 14-day gluten challenge in people who have been adhering to a gluten-free diet, researchers from Norway report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Gluten-related Disorders: Distinguishing Facts From Fantasies Gluten-related Disorders: Distinguishing Facts From Fantasies
The prevalence of celiac disease and nonceliac gluten sensitivity is rising, and more people are trying a gluten-free diet for a variety of signs and symptoms without a clear diagnosis. But distinguishing between celiac disease and nonceliac gluten sensitivity is important for long-term therapy, experts say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Bloating warning: Three serious conditions where a swollen tummy is a key symptom
BLOATING is an uncomfortable swelling of the tummy, and is often triggered by particular foods or eating habits. However, sometimes it ’s not so harmless, and can be a symptom of IBS, coeliac disease and even ovarian cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Higher Risk for Celiac Disease in Diabetic Children Higher Risk for Celiac Disease in Diabetic Children
Celiac disease (CD) is more common in young people with type 1 diabetes than in diabetes-free kids, although how often the two conditions occur together varies in different countries.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - August 1, 2017 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Higher risk for celiac disease in diabetic children
(Reuters Health) - - Celiac disease (CD) is more common in young people with type 1 diabetes than in diabetes-free kids, although how often the two conditions occur together varies in different countries, a new study finds. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How Often Should I Have a Colonoscopy with Celiac?
Title: How Often Should I Have a Colonoscopy with Celiac?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - July 24, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

GPs may be stopped from prescribing homeopathic medicines
Plans to save the NHS £190m a year by restricting 18 treatments Related items fromOnMedica Liverpool CCG set to rethink homeopathy funding CCGs ban routine prescription of some treatments Gluten-free diet not recommended for people without coeliac disease Gluten-free gruel Dropping ‘low value prescription items’ set to save NHS ‘millions’ (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 24, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Immune system warning: Five conditions where the body ATTACKS its own cells
THE IMMUNE system is the body ’s natural defence against illness and infection caused by harmful substances which contain antigens, but sometimes it doesn’t work properly, causing autoimmune diseases, such as type 1 diabetes and coeliac disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Immune system warning: The five conditions where the body ATTACKS its own cells
THE IMMUNE system is the body ’s natural defence against illness and infection caused by harmful substances which contain antigens, but sometimes it doesn’t work properly, causing autoimmune diseases, such as type 1 diabetes and coeliac disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can You Still Take Communion If You Have Celiac Disease, Since Gluten-Free Wafers Are Forbidden?
According to the doctrine of the Catholic Church, communion wafers must contain wheat. How does that affect Catholics who can't eat wheat or other grains that contain gluten because they have celiac disease? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rita Rubin, Contributor Source Type: news

Biopsy Often Unnecessary for Celiac Disease Diagnosis in Children, Study Confirms Biopsy Often Unnecessary for Celiac Disease Diagnosis in Children, Study Confirms
Many children with suspected celiac disease (CD) do not need a biopsy for an accurate diagnosis, new findings confirm.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Communion Bread Must Contain Some Gluten, Vatican Says
Hosts advertised as “ gluten-free ” but that actually contain trace amounts of the protein are acceptable, a new directive affirms. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SEWELL CHAN Tags: Roman Catholic Church Gluten Celiac Disease mustum Christians and Christianity Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Source Type: news

Vatican Refuses to Go Gluten Free at Communion
Breads made with rice, potato, tapioca or other flours in place of wheat aren ’ t allowed for communion, Vatican says. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SEWELL CHAN Tags: Roman Catholic Church Gluten Celiac Disease mustum Christians and Christianity Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Source Type: news

Online Clinical Guide for Pediatric Celiac Disease Released Online Clinical Guide for Pediatric Celiac Disease Released
An online celiac disease decision tree consolidates the latest research, guidelines, and expert opinion to help pediatricians interpret data from a variety of sources and provide evidence-based care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Raleigh biopharma to go public through reverse merger
Raleigh-based Innovate Biopharmaceuticals is poised to become a public company through a reverse merger with Simi Valley, California-based Monster Digital (Nasdaq: MSDI). Innovate said Monday that it has entered into a nonbinding letter of intent with Monster Digital that would ultimately see Innovate trade on the Nasdaq exchange under a new ticker symbol. Innovate is developing a pipeline of drugs for the treatment of conditions, including celiac disease – an au toimmune disorder related to consuming… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Raleigh biopharma to go public through reverse merger
Raleigh-based Innovate Biopharmaceuticals is poised to become a public company through a reverse merger with Simi Valley, California-based Monster Digital (Nasdaq: MSDI). Innovate said Monday that it has entered into a nonbinding letter of intent with Monster Digital that would ultimately see Innovate trade on the Nasdaq exchange under a new ticker symbol. Innovate is developing a pipeline of drugs for the treatment of conditions, including celiac disease – an au toimmune disorder related to consuming… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 20, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Infections in early life associated with increased risk for Celiac disease
(Helmholtz Zentrum M ü nchen - German Research Center for Environmental Health) Infections during infancy are associated with increased risk for gluten intolerance (celiac disease) later on. Apparently the risk is particularly high in the case of repeated gastrointestinal infections in the first year of life. This conclusion was drawn by scientists of the Institute for Diabetes Research at Helmholtz Zentrum M ü nchen after analyzing data provided by the Bavarian Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians. The study has now been published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. (Source: EurekAlert! - In...
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 20, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Personal Health: Who Really Needs to Be Gluten-Free?
There are probably many people walking around with celiac disease who don ’ t know they have it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Gluten Celiac Disease Diet and Nutrition Grain Source Type: news

Gluten-free beer from Witkop teff grains
(American Chemical Society) For celiac patients and others on gluten-free diets, it seems like gluten is everywhere -- cakes, cookies and breads. It's even in most beers. But now, one team reports in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that beers made with Witkop teff grains may be a good alternative to traditionally brewed barley beers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: New Crop of Top Apps
(MedPage Today) -- Apps for home care, Hashimoto's, and celiac disease all made the cut (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 12, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Celiac Disease Tests Do Not Reflect Ongoing Mucosal Damage Celiac Disease Tests Do Not Reflect Ongoing Mucosal Damage
Tests for serum transglutaminase (tTG) and endomysial antibodies (EMA) fail to detect persistent villous atrophy in many patients with celiac disease on gluten-free diets, according to a meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - June 5, 2017 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Gluten Consumption in Non-Celiac Adults and Risk of CHD Gluten Consumption in Non-Celiac Adults and Risk of CHD
This study looked at the possible risks and benefits of a gluten-free diet as it relates to coronary heart disease.The BMJ (formerly known as the British Medical Journal) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Celiac disease symptoms more likely to resolve in children
(Reuters Health) - In response to a strict gluten-free diet, celiac disease symptoms are more likely to go away in children than in adults, researchers say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Doctors Once Thought Bananas Cured Celiac Disease. They Saved Kids' Lives – At A Cost
In the early 20th century, kids with the disease faced severe malnutrition, even death. The banana-based diet doctors came up with seemed to cure them — but led kids back to foods that made them sick.(Image credit: AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jill Neimark Source Type: news

Doctors Once Thought Bananas Cured Celiac Disease. They Saved Kids' Lives — At A Cost
In the early 20th century, kids with the disease faced severe malnutrition, even death. The banana-based diet doctors came up with seemed to cure them — but led kids back to foods that made them sick.(Image credit: AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jill Neimark Source Type: news

Heterogeneous Lab Ref Values Hamper Dx of Pediatric Celiac Disease Heterogeneous Lab Ref Values Hamper Dx of Pediatric Celiac Disease
Heterogeneous upper limits of normal for anti-tissue transglutaminase (anti-tTG) hamper the diagnosis of pediatric celiac disease using the revised ESPGHAN (European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition) guidelines, according to a new survey.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Vegetarian diet could cut obesity risk
Strongest vegetarian diet results in 43% smaller risk of obesity Related items fromOnMedica Mediterranean diet reduces brain shrinkage in elderly Sponsorship and ad bans needed to tackle child obesity Gluten-free diet not recommended for people without coeliac disease Study casts doubts on alternate-day fasting diet Obesity may skew results of rheumatoid arthritis blood tests in women (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 19, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Villus Atrophy in Celiac Disease Patients on Gluten-free Diet Villus Atrophy in Celiac Disease Patients on Gluten-free Diet
Symptoms persist in many celiac disease patients despite a gluten-free diet. What factors might contribute to the risk for persistent villus atrophy?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news