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2013-05-07 16:26:19

May Issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology Features IBS, Celiac Disease, Fatty Liver BETHESDA, Md., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The May 2013 issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology presents new research and systematic reviews on the theme of food in gastrointestinal disorders that includes two new clinical guidelines from the American College of Gastroenterology, Diagnosis and Management of Celiac Disease by Dr. Joseph Murray and Dr. Alberto...

2013-05-07 12:31:27

CHICAGO, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celiac disease is estimated to affect one out of 141 of Americans, or just under 1 percent of the population. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages Americans to learn about celiac disease - it can affect your health or someone you love. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130507/DC08980) What is celiac disease? It is a hereditary, autoimmune disease caused by intolerance to the food protein, gluten - which is found in...

2013-05-03 23:18:34

May is National Celiac Awareness Month, dedicated to individuals with celiac disease, a digestive condition heightened by the consumption and inability to digest gluten. Dr. Bob, The Drugless Doctor, spotlights this month by focusing on an all-natural gluten free diet. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 May is National Celiac Awareness Month, dedicated to individuals with celiac disease, a digestive condition heightened by the consumption and inability to digest gluten. Dr. Bob, The...

2013-04-25 16:25:06

PHILADELPHIA, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the last 50 years, the rates of Celiac Disease in the U.S. population increased four-fold, according to a 2009 Mayo Clinic study. The reasons are still not clearly understood, but researchers believe that both genetic and environmental factors are behind the spike in cases. With awareness of the disease has come an expansion of gluten-free products available on supermarket shelves and restaurant menus. However, a gluten-free diet is not a...

2013-04-19 12:27:28

Peer-Reviewed Articles Highlight Advances in Understanding Autoimmune Processes CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In autoimmune disorders such as celiac disease and Type 1 diabetes, the body's immune system attacks its own cells. Current treatments for many autoimmune disorders are limited to immunosuppressants, but researchers are exploring the possibility of using therapeutic vaccines known as antigen-specific immunotherapy. Currently a vaccine that is designed to...

One-Third Of Americans Cutting Back On Gluten Consumption
2013-03-10 07:59:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online More US residents are trying to avoid consuming gluten, the protein responsible for the condition known as celiac disease, than are dieting, according to recently released research conducted by market information firm NPD Group. Furthermore, in January 2013, approximately one-third of all American adults said they are attempting to reduce or eliminate the substance in their diets. According to The NPD Group's latest report,...

2013-02-12 23:03:29

With the growing concern over gluten related illnesses, there's no better time to order celiac and gluten allergy testing from Request A Test. Disocunted test prices are available, so order today. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 A health concern that has been gaining more awareness recently is gluten intolerance. In recent years, representatives from the medical community, including television´s Dr. Oz, have been emphasizing the importance of being tested for conditions like...

2012-12-19 13:53:23

Celiac disease affects about one percent of the population but occasional 'epidemics' have been noticed along with a seasonal variation in number of cases diagnosed. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Pediatrics indicates that repeated infections early in life increases the risk for celiac disease. A Sweden-based, case controlled, study compared the health history of children diagnosed with celiac disease to similar children without celiac disease. The...

Gluten And T-Cell Observations Offer Insight Into Celiac Disease
2012-10-12 11:48:32

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Observations of the relationship between gluten and T-cells in the immune system have allowed researchers from Monash University to get a better understanding on how celiac disease comes into being. According to the scientists, the disorder impacts a significant part of the population--specifically 1 in 133 people. Due to immune response genes HLA-DQ2 or HLA-DQ8, almost half of the population is susceptible to contracting celiac...

2012-10-11 11:26:46

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A link between gluten and the immune system has literally been visualized in new research published today in a leading scientific journal, Immunity. The discovery is the collaborative work of research groups in Australia, the Netherlands and ImmusanT Inc. based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, led by Professor Jamie Rossjohn and Dr. Hugh Reid at Monash University, Dr. Bob Anderson of ImmusanT and Professor Frits Koning at the University of...