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More Gluten In New Wheat Probably Not Responsible For Increase In Celiac Disease
No clear evidence exists to support the idea that celiac disease is increasing in prevalence because farmers are growing strains of wheat that contain more gluten. That's the conclusion of an article in the ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Donald D. Kasarda cites evidence that the incidence of celiac disease increased during the second half of the 20th century. Some estimates indicate that the disease is 4 times more common today... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 9, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Intolerance Source Type: news

A Pill So People With Celiac Disease Can Eat Freely?
Scientists engineer an enzyme to stop the disease-causing process in a test tube, but more research is needed (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 8, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diarrhea and Diet
(HealthCastle.com) When occasional diarrhea strikes, it may due to a virus infection (commonly known as stomach flu) or food poisoning. Sometimes, allergies or medications may trigger diarrhea.  Other times, it may due to undiagnosed conditions such as diverticulitis, lactose intolerance, celiac disease, etc. read more (Source: HealthCastle.com Nutrition Tips - written by Registered Dietitians)
Source: HealthCastle.com Nutrition Tips - written by Registered Dietitians - February 7, 2013 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

15th International Celiac Disease Symposium will unveil new research, dispel gluten-free myths
(University of Chicago Medical Center) Scientists, practitioners, students and patients from around the world will gather in Chicago from Sept. 22 to 25, 2013, for the 15th International Celiac Disease Symposium (ICDS). Hosted by the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center, ICDS 2013 is a unique opportunity for the global celiac disease community to share new developments regarding the world's most common genetic autoimmune disease, affecting nearly 1 in 100 people living with the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 7, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Mucosal Healing and Mortality in Celiac DiseaseMucosal Healing and Mortality in Celiac Disease
Is there an established connection between mucosal healing and death rates in patients with celiac disease? Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 7, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

No clear evidence more gluten in new wheat is responsible for increase in celiac disease
(American Chemical Society) No clear evidence exists to support the idea that celiac disease is increasing in prevalence because farmers are growing strains of wheat that contain more gluten. That's the conclusion of an article in the ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 6, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Well: Gluten-Free for the Gluten Sensitive
Avoiding gluten, a protein found in wheat, is a must for those with celiac disease, but many people are self-diagnosing and going gluten-free in a bid for a healthy diet. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 4, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By KENNETH CHANG Tags: Food Gluten Featured Source Type: news

Toward A Pill To Enable Celiac Patients To Eat Foods Containing Gluten
Scientists are reporting an advance toward development of a pill that could become celiac disease's counterpart to the lactase pills that people with lactose intolerance can take to eat dairy products without risking digestive upsets. They describe the approach, which involves an enzyme that breaks down the gluten that causes celiac symptoms, in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Justin Siegel, Ingrid Swanson Pultz and colleagues explain that celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the gluten in wheat, rye or barley products causes inflammation in the digestive tract... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Intolerance Source Type: news

Celiac Disease Arthropathy and Autoimmunity StudyCeliac Disease Arthropathy and Autoimmunity Study
How common is it for patients with celiac disease to also have rheumatic diseases such as spondyloarthritis? Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Capsule Endoscopy in Refractory Celiac DiseaseCapsule Endoscopy in Refractory Celiac Disease
How well does capsule endoscopy work in the diagnosis of refractory celiac disease? This new study takes a look. The American Journal of Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Larazotide Acetate in Patients With Celiac DiseaseLarazotide Acetate in Patients With Celiac Disease
How well does larazotide acetate work for patients with celiac disease and are there alternative treatments available? Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Atlas of Ileoscopy
A Collection of Clinical CasesThis atlas presents high-quality images of clinical cases of small bowel diseases, with a focus on the importance of terminal ileoscopy as the first step in detecting this group of rare pathologies. Among the conditions covered are celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, neoplasms, infections, and pediatric disease. The multidisciplinary approach to the presentation of clinical cases, with ... (Source: Springer Medicine titles)
Source: Springer Medicine titles - January 23, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Tags: Medicine (general) Source Type: news

Gov’t: Food Allergies May Be Disability Under Law
WASHINGTON (AP) — Allergic to gluten? What about peanuts? Federal disabilities law may be able to help. The Justice Department said in a recent settlement with a Massachusetts college that severe food allergies can be considered a disability under the law. That gives those who suffer from such allergies a new avenue in seeking menus that fit their diet. But some say it goes too far. The decision leaves schools, restaurants and other places that serve food more exposed to legal challenges if they fail to honor requests for accommodations by people with food allergies. Colleges and universities are especially vulnerabl...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 18, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: deanreddington Tags: Health Local News Cambridge Food Allergies gluten-free foods Lesley University Source Type: news

Quinoa brings riches to the Andes
Bolivian and Peruvian farmers sell entire crop to meet rising western demand, sparking fears of malnutritionA burst of colour on a monochromatic panorama, a field of flowering quinoa plants in the Bolivian desert is a thing of beauty. A plant ready for harvest can stand higher than a human, covered with knotty blossoms, from violet to crimson and ochre-orange to yellow.Quinua real, or royal quinoa, flourishes in the most hostile conditions, surviving nightly frosts and daytime temperatures upwards of 40C (104F). It is a high-altitude plant, growing at 3,600 metres above sea level and higher, where oxygen is thin, water is ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Dan Collyns Tags: Nutrition The Guardian Peru Americas World news Food & drink Bolivia Life and style Business Agriculture Nutrition and development Source Type: news

Gluten Free Expo Comes to Vancouver January 13
(HealthCastle.com) Gluten-free eating is an ever-more-popular trend, even among those who don't suffer from celiac disease or gluten intolerance. If you're looking to learn more about gluten-free eating or to discover some new gluten-free products, you might want to check out the Gluten Free Expo on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at Vancouver Convention Centre to learn about the latest trends, products, and advice for those living the gluten-free lifestyle. read more (Source: HealthCastle.com Nutrition Tips - written by Registered Dietitians)
Source: HealthCastle.com Nutrition Tips - written by Registered Dietitians - January 11, 2013 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Reduced Mortality in Dermatitis HerpetiformisReduced Mortality in Dermatitis Herpetiformis
Dermatitis herpetiformis is an autoimmune, gluten-sensitive skin condition often associated with celiac disease. What is its impact on all-cause and cerebrovascular mortality? The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 7, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news