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Gluten-Free: Fad, Friend, or Foe?"
The newest life-style approach to healthy eating and living is Gluten-Free. Very true if you are a person with Celiac Disease-life and health saving, for sure. What about the rest of folks who have hopped on the band wagon of eating no gluten. Companies, shops and restaurants are making money, lots of it. Is gluten-free another quick fix attempt, or worse, eating disorder?read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - November 2, 2013 Category: Addiction Authors: Judy Scheel, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. Tags: Addiction Diet Eating Disorders Health Celiac disease Gluten-free Source Type: news

Diabetes, Intussusception, Celiac Disease: Take the Weekly Quiz
Among the disorders in the spotlight this week: intussusception, Celiac disease, sickle cell disease. See how well you do. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - November 1, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Celiac Disease: Is Gluten-Free Really Gluten-Free?Celiac Disease: Is Gluten-Free Really Gluten-Free?
New ACG guidelines reinforce the need for a gluten-free diet for patients with celiac disease. FDA has made it easier. Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 31, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Alvine starts patient dosing in Phase IIb clinical trial of coeliac disease drug
US-based biopharmaceutical firm Alvine Pharmaceuticals has dosed the first patient in a randomised Phase IIb trial of its orally administered lead clinical candidate 'ALV003' for the treatment of patients with coeliac disease. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - October 31, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Rules on Gluten-Free Food Labeling?
I've been diagnosed with celiac disease. My understanding is that the FDA's "gluten-free" designation allows some gluten. Can you tell me whether foods with that label are safe for me? (Source: Dr. Weil Q and A)
Source: Dr. Weil Q and A - October 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food Intolerance and Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Sorting out the Overlap
The patient with non-specific abdominal and bowel complaints typically presents first to primary care. To discern and distinguish the overlap of food allergy, food sensitivity, celiac disease, and others from IBS requires a careful, systematic approach. Here, guidance from an expert. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - October 18, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Understanding and managing non-coeliac gluten sensitivity: "We are all on a learning curve", says UK expert
The newly-emerged clinical syndrome non-coeliac gluten sensitivity continues to puzzle gastroenterologists and other medical professionals, as scientists and clinicians grapple to understand the condition and how best to manage it... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Intolerance Source Type: news

Diagnosing and Managing Coeliac Disease in ChildrenDiagnosing and Managing Coeliac Disease in Children
What revisions have been made to the BSPGHAN guidelines for diagnosing and managing pediatric celiac disease? Archives of Disease in Childhood (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 16, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Differentiating Celiac Disease From Gluten Intolerance and IBS
Convincing data show that CD is not being promptly diagnosed, with symptom duration ranging from 7 to 12.9 years. A prior diagnosis of IBS can add up to 4.9 years more before a diagnosis is made. Primary care can play a strong role in early detection. A presentation from ACG 2013 helps decode the evidence and guide the workup. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - October 16, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Celiac Risk Climbs If Gluten Is Introduced After Age 6 MonthsCeliac Risk Climbs If Gluten Is Introduced After Age 6 Months
Introduction of gluten after six months of age is associated with an increased risk of celiac disease, researchers from Norway report. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - October 15, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Chronic PancreatitisChronic Pancreatitis
Is there a connection between celiac disease and pancreatitis? This new study takes a look at this and other issues in the understanding and treatment of the disease. Current Opinion in Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Parents' Feeding Choices May Raise Baby's Risk for Celiac Disease
Study links late introduction of gluten, breast-feeding beyond 1 year to development of the digestive disorder (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 7, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents' Feeding Choices May Raise Baby's Risk for Celiac Disease
Title: Parents' Feeding Choices May Raise Baby's Risk for Celiac DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/7/2013 9:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/7/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Crohn's Disease General)
Source: MedicineNet Crohn's Disease General - October 7, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Timing Key When Introducing Gluten to Baby (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- The risk of celiac disease was higher in children who were introduced to gluten after 6 months of age and in those breastfed longer than 12 months, a prospective birth cohort study found. (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - October 7, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Health Basics: 50% of gluten-free foods still contain food toxins
Let us delve into a recent news story that aired this past August on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams; it talked about gluten-free foods only being necessary for people suffering from celiac and dismissed them for just about everyone else. One yoga instructor came... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Busy Endoscopists and Celiac Disease GuidelinesBusy Endoscopists and Celiac Disease Guidelines
Busy endoscopists are less likely than others to obtain the four duodenal biopsies called for in celiac disease guidelines, according to a new report. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - October 1, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Interest in Medical Therapy for Celiac DiseaseInterest in Medical Therapy for Celiac Disease
Are most patients with celiac disease interested in using meds or not? Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 27, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

No Link Between Autism Spectrum Disorders & Celiac Disease?
(Ivanhoe Newswire) –Researchers at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, found no association between celiac disease (CD) and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), although there appeared to be an greater risk of ASDs in patients with normal mucosa in their gastrointestinal tract but positive antibody test commonly seen with celiac disease. (Source: Medical Headlines From Ivanhoe.com)
Source: Medical Headlines From Ivanhoe.com - September 27, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Link Between Autism and Celiac DiseaseNo Link Between Autism and Celiac Disease
A subset of patients with autism has gluten sensitivity, but there is no link between autism and celiac disease itself. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - September 26, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

No link between celiac disease and autism, study shows
Though previous case reports have suggested a link between autism and celiac disease, larger studies have shown contradictory results. And now, one of the largest studies of the two conditions found no association between them. Researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published the results of their study in JAMA Psychiatry. Dr. Jonas F. Ludvigsson led the study, in which a Swedish national patient register was used to find patients with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The team also used 28 Swedish biopsy registers to find data about patients with celiac disease (CD)... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 26, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Autism Source Type: news

Study Finds No Connection Between Autism, Celiac Disease
Title: Study Finds No Connection Between Autism, Celiac DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/25/2013 5:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 9/26/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Crohn's Disease General)
Source: MedicineNet Crohn's Disease General - September 26, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Study Finds No Connection Between Autism, Celiac Disease
Research casts doubt on practice of placing children with autism on a gluten-free diet, experts say (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 25, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No link between celiac disease and autism: study
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There's no link between celiac disease and autism spectrum disorders, a nationwide study from Sweden says. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

No Link Between Celiac Disease and Autism
There's no link between celiac disease and autism spectrum disorders, a nationwide study from Sweden says.Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Celiac Disease (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 25, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Celiac research to highlight international symposium
(University of Chicago Medical Center) Preliminary results from a multinational project to study the impact of early childhood nutrition on celiac disease will be among the highlights of this month's 15th International Celiac Disease Symposium, hosted by the University of Chicago Medicine Celiac Disease Center. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 23, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Daniel Lieberman: 'Dieting is a disaster for everyone'
Harvard's professor of human evolutionary biology explains why obesity is the major 21st-century problem – and why we are ill-equipped to deal with itDaniel Lieberman is a professor of human evolutionary biology at Harvard and has published numerous studies about why the human body looks and behaves the way it does. His new book is Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health and Disease. One of his current areas of study is the advantages of barefoot running.Your book has lots of messages in it that people might take away and use to adjust their behaviour. That was my goal. A lot of good books have been written about ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 21, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Ian Tucker Tags: Obesity Diets and dieting Evolution Biology Society Features Life and style The Observer Interviews Science Source Type: news

Coeliac disease reaches record levels in Scottish children
More children than ever before are living with a debilitating digestive disease, research has shown. Scientists have found that coeliac disease affects six times more children living in Scotland now than it did in 1990. A team from the University of Edinburgh and Queen Margaret University analysed the health records of children from South East Scotland aged under 16 years who were newly diagnosed with the condition between 1990 and 2009... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Intolerance Source Type: news

Point-of-Care Test in Adult Case-Finding in Celiac DiseasePoint-of-Care Test in Adult Case-Finding in Celiac Disease
What types of tests are on the market to diagnose celiac disease? This new study examines a rapid point-of-care test available to clinicians. BMC Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 18, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Celiac Disease Incidence Rising in KidsCeliac Disease Incidence Rising in Kids
The incidence of celiac disease (CD) in children has climbed significantly in southeast Scotland since 1990, according to new research. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Child coeliac numbers on the rise
The number of children in Scotland with the digestive disorder, coeliac disease, may have reached record levels, researchers say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most Celiac Disease Patients Interested in MedicationMost Celiac Disease Patients Interested in Medication
Most patients with celiac disease would like to have medication for their condition, according to results of a survey. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - September 16, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Genetic Testing Might Improve Diagnosis of Celiac DiseaseGenetic Testing Might Improve Diagnosis of Celiac Disease
Testing for HLA-DQ genes and confirmatory serology could streamline the diagnosis of celiac disease, researchers from Australia report. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Antibiotic Exposure and the Development of Celiac DiseaseAntibiotic Exposure and the Development of Celiac Disease
Could antibiotic use potentially lead to the development of celiac disease and, if so, what are the reasons? This new study investigates. BMC Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 4, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of Coexistent Celiac Disease on IBDsImpact of Coexistent Celiac Disease on IBDs
How does coexistent celiac disease potentially affect the etiology of inflammatory bowel diseases? The American Journal of Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Newly developed testing strategy identifies more Australians at risk for coeliac disease
Australian researchers have developed a new approach to detecting coeliac disease, revealing this immune disorder is far more common than previously recognised. In a study of more than 2500 Victorians the researchers combined traditional antibody testing (measuring the immune response to gluten) with an assessment of specific genetic risk markers. They found more than half of Australians had genetic risk factors for developing coeliac disease. The research is published online in the journal BMC Medicine... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Intolerance Source Type: news

Celiac Disease: New Guidelines for Diagnosis and ManagementCeliac Disease: New Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management
Dr. David Johnson shares the top 10 take-home messages from the new American College of Gastroenterology guidelines on celiac disease. Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Slide/Lecture Presentation Source Type: news

Celiac Disease: New GuidelinesCeliac Disease: New Guidelines
Dr. David Johnson shares the top 10 take-home messages from the new American College of Gastroenterology guidelines on celiac disease. Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Slide/Lecture Presentation Source Type: news

“Gluten-free” for Food Labeling Defined by FDA
A new regulation provides a uniform standard definition to help patients who have celiac disease, up to 3 million Americans. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - August 21, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Antibiotics and Celiac Disease: Significant Statistical Correlation Found
This study, conducted in Sweden, is the first to establish a correlation between use of any type of antibiotic and biopsy-proven celiac disease. But, could "reverse causation" be at work? (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - August 20, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Non-celiac Gluten Sensitivity: Are Short-chain Carbs to Blame?
A new study suggests that fermentable, oligo-, di-, mono-saccharides and polyols, or FODMAPs, may prove to be as important as gluten in, or even the primary culprits behind, GI symptoms for patients with NCGS. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - August 20, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Can head trauma trigger celiac disease? Nation-wide case-control study - Ludvigsson JF, Hadjivassiliou M.
BACKGROUND: TG6, a brain expressed transglutaminase, is implicated in the neurological manifestations of celiac disease (CD). We hypothesized that earlier brain injury due to head trauma may be more common in patients with CD, potentially through trauma-in... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 20, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Next Test to Rule Out Celiac Disease?
A 31-year-old woman had intermittent abdominal cramping for years. Which test should be ordered next to rule out celiac disease? (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - August 15, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Intestinal erosion points to lymphoma risk in celiac patients
The presence of persistent villous atrophy is a risk factor for lymphoproliferative malignancy in people with celiac disease, a population-based cohort study suggests. (Source: MedWire News - Gastroenterology)
Source: MedWire News - Gastroenterology - August 13, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

No Test to Diagnose Wheat or Gluten Sensitivity
ROCHESTER, Minn. — The August issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter covers what's known — and not known — about wheat or gluten sensitivity. For people with celiac disease or wheat allergy, avoiding wheat and gluten, a protein found in wheat, is critical to health. Gluten damages the inner lining of the small intestine and [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Health Information)
Source: Mayo Clinic Health Information - August 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bumps, IBD, and Spots......
An asymptomatic bump; IBD and celiac disease; a gradually expanding spot .... test your clinical skills on a range of disorders in this week's quiz. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - August 8, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Video: FDA sets guidelines for gluten-free labeling
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing new guidelines for labeling a product as "gluten-free." For those with Celiac disease, even the tiniest amount of the wheat protein gluten can set off an immune reaction. Dr. Jon LaPook reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 2, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Defines 'Gluten-Free' for Food Labels
Rule will benefit millions of Americans with celiac disease (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 2, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA requires "gluten-free" foods meet new gov't standards
New definition of "gluten-free" foods will help 3 million Americans with celiac disease make safe choices, says FDA chief (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 2, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is Gluten-Free?
Source: Food and Drug Administration Related MedlinePlus Page: Celiac Disease (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 2, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news