Looking for an off switch for celiac disease
(American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) New research published in the Feb. 23 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry identifies an enzyme that turns off transglutaminase 2, potentially paving the way for new treatments for celiac disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Celiac Disease Associated With Aplastic Anemia in a 6-Year-Old Celiac Disease Associated With Aplastic Anemia in a 6-Year-Old
Many hematological disorders have been associated with celiac disease. This case represents the fourth associated with aplastic anemia in children--might it be more common than thought?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Gluten-Free Diet: 10 Things I Wish My Doctor Had Told Me Gluten-Free Diet: 10 Things I Wish My Doctor Had Told Me
After being diagnosed with celiac disease as an adult, I was told very little other than to follow a gluten-free diet. Here are 10 things I wish my doctor had told me upon diagnosis.Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Article Source Type: news

Vigilant Adherence to Celiac Diet Linked With Lower Quality of Life Vigilant Adherence to Celiac Diet Linked With Lower Quality of Life
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Vigilant adherence to celiac diet linked with lower quality of life
(Reuters Health) - People with celiac disease who are extremely vigilant about not ingesting gluten may perceive that their quality of life is reduced, according to a new study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Seventh Annual Report to Congress on High-Priority Evidence Gaps for Clinical Preventive Services (December 2017)
Annual report identified evidence gaps related to five recent topics for which the current evidence was insufficient for the Task Force to make a recommendation, including screening for celiac disease and obstructive sleep apnea, screening for prostate cancer in African American men, and screening for illicit drug use in children and adolescents. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - January 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Going gluten-free: More fat, sugar and arsenic, less protein and fiber – all for 160% more money
(Natural News) Grocery stores are full of products proclaiming their gluten-free status, and this has prompted many people to believe that this is somehow a desirable quality from a health standpoint. While that’s certainly the case if you have a true allergy to gluten in the form of Celiac disease, it’s important that you don’t... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

6,000-year-old track record for healing leaky gut
When I was traveling in India, I had the privilege of studying Ayurvedic medicine with traditional Master Healers. Surrounded by lakes, oceans and mountains, Kerala, India, is the birthplace of Ayurveda medicine. My plane landed in Mumbai. From there, I made the 800-mile trip to Kerala down on the southwestern-most tip of the Indian peninsula. With origins dating back 6,000 years, Kerala is the birthplace of Ayurvedic medicine. I spent a lot of time at the AyurMana or “ancient healing house.” This is the oldest existing school of Ayurvedic medicine in the world. It was there that I observed how quickly...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - January 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Health Natural Cures anxiety arthritis Cancer celiac disease chronic fatigue depression diabetes digestive issues fibromyalgia leaky gut multiple sclerosis schizophrenia Source Type: news

Ask Well: Is There a Downside to Going Gluten-Free if You ’ re Healthy?
A gluten-free or grain-free diet can pose risks for someone who is not highly sensitive to gluten. Such a diet is also unlikely to provide benefits. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SOPHIE EGAN Tags: Gluten Celiac Disease Diet and Nutrition Obesity Fiber (Dietary) Constipation Weight Tests (Medical) Grain Source Type: news

'No evidence' gluten-free diets are good, scientist says
Dr Suzanne Mahady, a senior Lecturer, Monash University, said only those diagnosed with coeliac disease should keep to the strict diet in a piece for The Conversation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infections in Early Life and Development of Celiac Disease Infections in Early Life and Development of Celiac Disease
Might respiratory or gastrointestinal infections in early childhood contribute to the development of celiac disease?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

New blood test better identifies those with celiac disease, researchers say
An experimental blood test accurately identifies people who do, or don't have celiac disease, even if they are following gluten-free diets, researchers say. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Blood Tests Rules Out Celiac Disease During Gluten-free Diet Blood Tests Rules Out Celiac Disease During Gluten-free Diet
An experimental blood test accurately identifies people who do, or don ’ t, have celiac disease, even if they are following gluten-free diets, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Blood Test Rules Out Celiac Disease During Gluten-Free Diet Blood Test Rules Out Celiac Disease During Gluten-Free Diet
An experimental blood test accurately identifies people who do, or don ’ t, have celiac disease, even if they are following gluten-free diets, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - December 27, 2017 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Accurate celiac diagnosis in trial of new blood test
(Reuters Health) - An experimental blood test accurately identifies people who do, or don ’t, have celiac disease, even if they are following gluten-free diets, researchers say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

From Iran To CEO Of A Biotech Startup, Bioniz, With No Revenue But A $400 Million Valuation
Nazli Azimi founded Bioniz Therapeutics, where she's developing new types of drugs to fight cancer and autoimmune diseases like celiac and alopecia. Her theory: attack so-called cytokines, the multiple proteins that block immune pathways. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Susan Adams, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

From Iran To CEO Of A Biotech Startup, Bioniz, With No Revenue But A $100 Million Valuation
Nazli Azimi founded Bioniz Therapeutics, where she's developing new types of drugs to fight cancer and autoimmune diseases like celiac and alopecia. Her theory: attack so-called cytokines, the multiple proteins that block immune pathways. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Susan Adams, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Health Tip: Going Gluten-Free?
-- If you've got celiac disease or have another reason to go gluten-free, there are lots of ways to avoid dietary wheat, rye and barley. The American Diabetes Association says healthier gluten-free options include: Amaranth. Arrowroot. Beans... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 20, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Scientists find wheat 'with 85 per cent less gluten'
Researchers in Spain have created a new strain of wheat that comes close to eliminating the form of gluten that triggers an immune reaction in people with Coeliac disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: Could gluten foods be triggering your PAINFUL flare-ups?
RHEUMATOID arthritis joint pain could by eased by cutting out gluten from your diet, as patients have an increased risk of developing coeliac disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surprising Number of Conditions Linked to Celiac Disease Surprising Number of Conditions Linked to Celiac Disease
There are'striking'associations between celiac disease and other medical conditions, according to a large database study that suggests patients with unusual symptoms be screened.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Carpal Spasm As Initial Presentation of Celiac Disease Carpal Spasm As Initial Presentation of Celiac Disease
Hypocalcemia is a common finding in celiac disease, which, in rare cases, may lead to hypocalcemic carpal spasm, as with this patient.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

A New Test To Make Sure Your Beer Is Gluten Free
Low gluten beers might not all be safe for those with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. Scientists are working on a better kind of test for gluten. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 1, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sam Lemonick, Contributor Source Type: news

Gluten free diet: Four signs you’re INTOLERANT to bread and pasta
GLUTEN free is a diet that should be followed by those with coeliac disease. Here are the symptoms you could be intolerant to bread and pasta. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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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