ImmusanT's Nexvax2 demonstrates positive outcome in Phase Ib trial to treat coeliac disease
Clinical-stage company ImmusanT's therapeutic vaccine Nexvax2 has demonstrated a positive outcome in the Phase Ib trial for the treatment of coeliac disease. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - February 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Celiac Disease Incidence High in Susceptible Adolescents Celiac Disease Incidence High in Susceptible Adolescents
More than 5% of individuals in the general population develop celiac disease autoimmunity by age 15, but not all will develop celiac disease, new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 16, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Boy who broke his bones because of COELIAC DISEASE
Doctors were left baffled when the Portuguese boy, continued to break his arm despite having a diet high in dairy. His coeliac disease was found to prevent the uptake of essential bone nutrients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genetic study uncovers potential new treatments for inflammatory diseases
Researchers have studied over ten million DNA variations and found new links between the human genome and inflammation tracers. The study uncovered new possibilities for treatment of diseases such as multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease and celiac disease. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 1, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Folate Insufficiency Due to Celiac Disease in a 49-Year-Old Folate Insufficiency Due to Celiac Disease in a 49-Year-Old
This case demonstrates that a micronutrient deficiency, in this case folate, may be the first clinical indication of celiac disease.Laboratory Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Western Children Have Higher Rates of Subclinical Celiac Disease Western Children Have Higher Rates of Subclinical Celiac Disease
Celiac disease autoimmunity (CDA) - that is, the presence of antibodies against transglutaminase type 2 (TG2A) but no symptoms of the disease - is more common in Western than in non-Western populations, with ethnic differences already obvious in children, according to researchers in the Netherlands.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 31, 2017 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Type 1 diabetes linked to gut inflammation, bacteria changes
People with Type 1 diabetes exhibit inflammation in the digestive tract and gut bacteria, a pattern that differs from individuals who do not have diabetes or those who have celiac disease, according to a new study. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 19, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

The Number Of Americans Going Gluten-Free Has Tripled Since 2009 [Infographic]
A study has found that more Americans are turning their backs on eating gluten despite the fact that the prevalence of celiac disease has remained flat since 2009. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder affecting the small intestine, caused by a reaction to gluten, proteins found in wheat and other [...] (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Niall McCarthy, Contributor Source Type: news

How this Seattle biotech startup survived the 'Valley of Death'
A summer project with a group of undergraduate students has turned into a stand-alone biotechnology company working to develop and commercialize a treatment for celiac disease. Ingrid Swanson Pultz co-founded PvP Biologics with two other UW researchers and spun the company out of the university in November. PvP now has an exclusive license to continue working on oral treatments for celiac disease, a genetic disorder that causes some people to react to gluten and can lead to serious damage to the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

Diagnosing Enteropathy: Is Detailed Grading Necessary? Diagnosing Enteropathy: Is Detailed Grading Necessary?
This study compared the results of dissecting microscopy with those of traditional histology to determine if grading of the histological lesion is necessary for accurate diagnosis of celiac disease.Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 12, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

NHS spends nearly £7 on bag of pasta in £26m gluten-free prescription 'rip-off' 
The NHS should stop spending nearly £26million a year on gluten-free food for coeliac patients, including £7 bags of pasta, top GP James Cave said last night. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diverticulitis in men linked to high red meat intake
Replacing one daily portion of unprocessed red meat with fish or poultry may cut risk Related items fromOnMedica Red meat could raise cancer risk, conclude experts Unhealthy lifestyles and poor diets 1970s advice to cut dietary fat not evidence-based May be time for Britons to switch to Mediterranean diet, study suggests Coeliac disease raises risk of developing neuropathy (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 9, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

UW spinout wins $35M deal to develop therapy for celiac disease
After spinning out of the University of Washington last month, PvP Biologics now has a $35 million deal with Takeda Pharmaceutical to develop its therapy for celiac disease. Under the terms of the agreement, PvP will conduct all research and development of the therapy through phase 1 clinical trials and Takeda will fund $35 million in PvP’s expenses. As part of the agreement, Takeda Pharmaceutical has the exclusive option to acquire PvP for an undisclosed fee upon s uccessful completion. “Takeda’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 6, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

' Hidden' Celiac Disease Less Common Now in U.S.'Hidden' Celiac Disease Less Common Now in U.S.
Fewer people in the U.S. have celiac disease without realizing it, a new study finds.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

'Hidden' Celiac Disease Is Becoming Less Of A Problem In The U.S.
(Reuters Health) – - Fewer people in the U.S. have celiac disease without realizing it, a new study finds. The actual proportion of people with celiac disease in the United States has not changed since 2009, researchers say. “The total prevalence is stable,” Dr. Joseph Murray told Reuters Health in a phone interview. But there are fewer people walking around with “hidden” celiac disease. “When you look at the proportion that are diagnosed versus undiagnosed, that’s gone up dramatically. Go back six years and most patients were undiagnosed, with only about one in five getting diagno...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Hidden' Celiac Disease Is Becoming Less Of A Problem In The U.S.
(Reuters Health) – - Fewer people in the U.S. have celiac disease without realizing it, a new study finds. The actual proportion of people with celiac disease in the United States has not changed since 2009, researchers say. “The total prevalence is stable,” Dr. Joseph Murray told Reuters Health in a phone interview. But there are fewer people walking around with “hidden” celiac disease. “When you look at the proportion that are diagnosed versus undiagnosed, that’s gone up dramatically. Go back six years and most patients were undiagnosed, with only about one in five getting diagno...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 30, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

'Hidden ’ celiac disease less common now in U.S.
(Reuters Health) – - Fewer people in the U.S. have celiac disease without realizing it, a new study finds. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

UW spins out PvP Biologics to develop treatment for celiac disease
PvP Biologics quietly spun out of the University of Washington last month and on Tuesday announced it is developing a treatment for celiac disease. The disease, which affect an estimated 2.4 million Americans, is an immune system reaction to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Sticking to a gluten-free diet is costly and challenging, says PvP Biologics. The company is developing an enzyme that can be taken orally and survive an d function in the harsh acidic environment of the stomach. David… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 20, 2016 Category: Health Management Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

New wheat crops as an alternative to a gluten-free diet
Wheat, one of the most widely consumed grains in the world, contains gluten, a mixture of proteins that can be toxic for people with celiac disease. A new study that analyzed the toxic components of these proteins in various varieties of wheat makes the first step forward towards developing wheat-based products that are safe for celiacs. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - December 13, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

New wheat crops as an alternative to a gluten-free diet
(FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) Wheat, one of the most widely consumed grains in the world, contains gluten, a mixture of proteins that can be toxic for people with coeliac disease. A new study that analyzed the toxic components of these proteins in various varieties of wheat makes the first step forward towards developing wheat-based products that are safe for celiacs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 13, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How Can Diet Affect Psoriasis?
Find out how certain dietary choices may reduce inflammation and the risk of celiac disease and promote overall health for people with psoriasis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

3 possible explanations for feeling bloated after eating
Many assume bloating, flatulence and diarrhoea is a result of coeliac disease and begin to cut out gluten from their diets, says Jo Waters, London-based co-author of 'What's Up With Your Gut?'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sensitivity to Wheat in the Absence of Celiac Disease Sensitivity to Wheat in the Absence of Celiac Disease
This study investigated the possible etiology of immunological activation in persons who report sensitivity to wheat, but lack the characteristic serological or histological markers of celiac disease.Gut (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 6, 2016 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Overcoming IBD:  “I am bigger than my Crohn’s disease.”
Like most high school seniors, Camden Vassallo of Norwell has a very busy schedule. The 17-year-old Thayer Academy student manages a heavy academic schedule, works at the local YMCA, is a two-sport, three-season athlete and is looking ahead to college. But like nearly 800,000 children and adults in the U.S., Camden is also managing Crohn’s disease — a chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. The condition causes intense stomach pain, diarrhea, fatigue, bloody stool and weight loss in severe cases. Although the disease has uncomfortable and sometimes embarr...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - December 1, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Maureen McCarthy Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Athos Bousvaros Crohn's disease IBD Inflammatory Bowel Disease Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center Source Type: news

Overcoming IBD:  ‘I am bigger than my Crohn’s disease.’
Like most high school seniors, Camden Vassallo of Norwell has a very busy schedule. The 17-year-old Thayer Academy student manages a heavy academic schedule, works at the local YMCA, is a two-sport, three-season athlete and is looking ahead to college. But like nearly 800,000 children and adults in the U.S., Camden is also managing Crohn’s disease — a chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. The condition causes intense stomach pain, diarrhea, fatigue, bloody stool and weight loss in severe cases. Although the disease has uncomfortable and sometimes embarr...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - December 1, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Maureen McCarthy Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Athos Bousvaros Crohn's disease IBD Inflammatory Bowel Disease Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center Source Type: news

Gluten-free diet may not reduce intestinal damage in all children with celiac disease
(Massachusetts General Hospital) In surprising findings, researchers from MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) and Boston Children's Hospital (BCH) have discovered that nearly one in five children with celiac disease sustained persistent intestinal damage, despite strict adherence to a gluten-free diet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 30, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Experts: Wheat Sensitivity Is Real Experts: Wheat Sensitivity Is Real
Emerging research is suggesting that some people without a diagnosis of either celiac disease or wheat allergy may indeed be wheat-sensitive -- and the gluten may not be what's causing their problems.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Experts: Wheat Sensitivity Is Real
Researchers are trying to find out why some people without wheat allergy or celiac disease still report sensitivity to wheat-containing foods. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Best to Assess New Celiac Disease Therapies? How Best to Assess New Celiac Disease Therapies?
Two patient-reported outcome measures, and morphometric histology, are the best outcome measures for trials of celiac disease therapies, according to a new systematic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 17, 2016 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Gluten-Free Diet Does Not Repair Intestinal Damage in Some Kids Gluten-Free Diet Does Not Repair Intestinal Damage in Some Kids
One in five children with celiac disease have evidence of celiac enteropathy on biopsy after 1 year on a gluten-free diet, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - November 11, 2016 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

1 in 5 children with celiac disease do not heal with gluten-free diet
Ryan MaassBOSTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Almost 20 percent of children with celiac disease continue to have symptoms after spending a year on a gluten-free diet, researchers say. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Twenty percent of children with Celiac disease do not heal on a gluten-free diet
Even after a year on a gluten-free diet, nearly 20 percent of children with celiac disease continue to have intestinal abnormalities (enteropathy) on repeat biopsies, reports a study. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - November 7, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Twenty percent of children with celiac disease do not heal on a gluten-free diet
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Even after a year on a gluten-free diet, nearly 20 percent of children with celiac disease continue to have intestinal abnormalities (enteropathy) on repeat biopsies, reports a study in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, official journal of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 7, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Celiac Disease More Common in Patients With IBS Symptoms, Study Confirms Celiac Disease More Common in Patients With IBS Symptoms, Study Confirms
People with symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are much more likely to have celiac disease (CD) than those who don't have IBS symptoms, new research confirms.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 1, 2016 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Is a No-Grain Diet Healthy?
New York City restaurant Hu Kitchen launched their first grain-free bagel last week. It's a bold move in a city that prides itself on this breakfast staple. But the eatery already offers an array of grain-free foods, from 100 percent grass-fed beef burgers on "faux-caccia" buns to treats like banana nut muffins and berry crumble. Beyond its grain-free options, Hu Kitchen is at the forefront of many food trends. It describes its offerings as organic and "preindustrial," with no GMOs, gluten, soy, dairy, emulsifiers, canola oil, or processed salt. "Don't knock it until you've cut it," said J...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seronegative Villous Atrophy Usually Isn't Celiac Disease Seronegative Villous Atrophy Usually Isn't Celiac Disease
The majority of patients, particularly non-whites, with seronegative villous atrophy (SNVA) do not have celiac disease (CD), according to a UK-based study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 4, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Possible causes of Celiac disease delimited
The amount of gluten could be a more important clue than breast-feeding or the timing of the introduction of gluten for continued research into the causes of celiac disease (gluten intolerance). This is one of the findings from several extensive studies of children with an increased genetic risk of celiac disease. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - October 3, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Celiac disease: 5 things parents need to know
Dr. Dascha Weir, associate director, Boston Children’s Celiac Disease Program It may be difficult for parents to hear that their child has a chronic illness. When the diagnosis is celiac disease (CD), an autoimmune disorder caused by an intolerance to gluten, there is good news. CD is treatable by changes in diet. How it works: When food enters the stomach, it’s broken down into tiny digestible particles, which then travel through the small intestine. The small intestine is lined with villi — tiny finger-like projections that absorb nutrients from the food passing through. In celiac disease...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - September 28, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Maureen McCarthy Tags: Diseases & Conditions celiac disease Dr. Dascha Weir gluten intolerance Source Type: news

Consumer Health Tips: How healthy is gluten-free?
Is gluten-free a healthy way to eat? A gluten-free diet is recommended for some specific medical reasons, including celiac disease and gluten sensitivy. Beyond this, there's little evidence that a gluten-free diet offers any particular health benefits, but it can  be a healthy way to eat, depending on your food choices. *** Also in today's tips [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 27, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Experts warn ignoring THIS type of stomach pain could lead to cancer
COELIAC disease is characterised by an adverse, often painful, reaction to eating gluten. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 Things You Should Know Before Trying an Elimination Diet
By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD Suspect you might have a sensitivity to gluten or dairy, but aren't sure which is the culprit? You might be considering trying an elimination diet. This short-term eating plan has gained popularity recently as a way to identify potential food issues, including allergies, intolerances, and triggers of irksome symptoms--from bloating, joint pain, and fatigue to skin issues like eczema. While there's no one-size-fits-all protocol, an elimination diet typically involves two phases. In the first, several foods are eliminated for at least four weeks, sometimes eight. Then, those foods are added back, o...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New research delimits the possible causes of celiac disease
The amount of gluten could be a more important clue than breast-feeding or the timing of the introduction of gluten for continued research into the causes of celiac disease (gluten intolerance). This is one of the findings from several extensive studies of children with an increased genetic risk of celiac disease. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - September 22, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Gluten Intolerance: Signs and Symptoms
With gluten intolerance, the reaction to eating gluten is not the same as with celiac disease, but symptoms are similar. Learn more about the signs here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Intolerance Source Type: news

Gluten free dieters TRIPLED since 2009
The last five years have seen a surge in claims that bread, pasta, and other gluten products are disastrous for your waistline. But experts warn it can harm people who are not celiac. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No bread, please
A small percentage of people suffer debilitating coeliac disease. But what people who are just "gluten intolerant"? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gluten free dieters TRIPLED since 2009 - but the number of people with celiac disease decreased
The last five years have seen a surge in claims that bread, pasta, and other gluten products are disastrous for your waistline. But experts warn it can harm people who are not celiac. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gluten-Free Diet Becoming More Common Even if Celiac Disease Isn't Gluten-Free Diet Becoming More Common Even if Celiac Disease Isn't
More people in the U.S. are on gluten-free diets even though the proportion of Americans with celiac disease held steady from 2009 to 2014, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Gluten-free foods can relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome | Letters
Arwa Mahdawi (My plea for gluten tolerance, 7 September) appears to be unaware that many people requesting gluten-free foods are suffering from food intolerances. Such sufferers do not have coeliac disease, which is an example of food hypersensitivity. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is such a condition that can be much relieved by the low-Fodmap (fermentable, oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols) diet as described by Monash University, based on the work of Dr Sue Shepherd and Dr Peter Gibson.The research includes the group of poorly absorbed short-chain carbohydrates, which include lactose, fructos...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 7, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Nutrition Diets and dieting Health Human biology Society Life and style Chemistry Science Source Type: news

Aberrant epigenetic regulation behind the intestinal symptoms in celiac disease
(Academy of Finland) Researchers at the University of Tampere discovered a regulation mechanism governing the intestinal homeostasis. Disturbances in this mechanism are implicated in celiac disease and possibly also in colorectal cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 7, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Gluten-free diet becoming more common even if celiac disease isn't
(Reuters Health) - More people in the U.S. are on gluten-free diets even though the proportion of Americans with celiac disease held steady from 2009 to 2014, according to a new study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news