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2014-04-01 15:00:27

Elafin decreases the enzymatic reaction that increases the toxicity of peptides derived from gluten Researchers at McMaster University have discovered a key molecule that could lead to new therapies for people with celiac disease, an often painful and currently untreatable autoimmune disorder. Celiac disease is a food sensitivity to dietary gluten contained in cereals. In people who are genetically predisposed, gluten containing food will trigger an immune response that leads to...

2014-03-31 11:55:21

Study adds to mounting evidence about the role systemic inflammation may play in heart health People with celiac disease may have a near two-fold increased risk of coronary artery disease compared with the general population, according to research to be presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session. The study is the first to look at the association between celiac disease and coronary artery disease and adds to the evolving understanding of how systemic...

2014-03-13 23:27:41

On Saturday March 22, 2014 Dr. Mercante and his AlignLife staff will be opening their doors to the public for an exciting open house for the entire family. Summerville, SC (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Someone may not have any gastro intestinal problems such as constipation and/or diarrhea, gas or bloating but could still have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity causing numerous unrelated symptoms affecting mood, energy and overall health. Many people suffer from chronic joint pain,...

2014-02-18 23:23:48

Checklist identifies nearly 100 symptoms of celiac disease, promoting more accurate doctor-patient communication and diagnosis ---- Checklist can be found at celiac.org/symptoms Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) today released an interactive checklist to help individuals and families accurately define and report their symptoms of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity to their doctor or other health care practitioner. This checklist not only will...

2014-02-11 08:33:44

BALTIMORE, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alba Therapeutics Corporation announced today the positive results of their Phase IIb trial evaluating its investigational product, larazotide acetate, a first-in-class tight junction regulator, intended for the treatment of patients with celiac disease (CeD). The study met its primary endpoint and, based on these results, Alba has initiated planning for Phase III clinical trials for the definitive assessment of the oral peptide's efficacy and...

2014-01-19 23:03:03

A joint effort spearheaded and led by Deanna Smith of Deanna’s Gluten Free, including local dietitians, gastroenterologists, individuals from support groups, and businesses, is announcing a highly educational weekend Gluten-Free Wellness Retreat March 7-9 at the 5 Star Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, CA. The skills presented are especially important to those with celiac disease because a very strict gluten-free diet is the only treatment for this common disease; however it is highly...

2013-12-09 23:22:09

Breakthrough supplements for celiacs target body, bones and blood. Kennebunkport, Maine (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Gluten Free Therapeutics (http://www.glutenfreetherapeutics.com) announce the launch of Celi•Vites, a line of scientifically formulated supplements designed specifically for those suffering from the debilitating effects of celiac disease and those who have chosen a gluten-free lifestyle. Committed to the highest quality products on the market, company founders worked with...

2013-12-08 23:03:05

Comprehensive Directory Makes it Easier to Find Local Practitioners who Understand Celiac Disease (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) launched the nation’s most comprehensive online directory for patients to find reliable information on healthcare practitioners familiar with diagnosing and treating celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders. From coast to coast, patients can search by ZIP code to help them choose a healthcare practitioner in their town who...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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