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2011-10-19 11:00:00

In honor of Octoberâs Celiac Awareness Month, Request A Test, Ltd., a privately held business offering direct-to-consumer lab screenings, is offering a discounted celiac blood test antibody screen. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 In honor of Octoberâs Celiac Awareness Month, Request A Test, Ltd., a privately held business offering direct-to-consumer lab screenings, is offering a discounted celiac blood test antibody screen. The Celiac Disease Antibody Screen...

2011-09-10 07:00:00

Augurix SA (âœAugurixâ) and Tillotts Pharma AG (âœTillottsâ) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a commercialization agreement for Simtomax®, a rapid point-of-care diagnostic test for celiac disease. Monthey/Rheinfelden, Switzerland (PRWEB) September 10, 2011 Augurix SA (âœAugurixâ) and Tillotts Pharma AG (âœTillottsâ)...

2011-08-22 10:00:00

People who exhibit any range of symptoms associated with celiac disease after eating gluten should be tested as soon as possible. Early detection can help prevent serious complications such as lymphoma and gastrointestinal cancer, the latter of which has an increased chance 40 to 100 times that of the normal population. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 Request A Test, Ltd., a privately held business offering direct-to-consumer lab screenings, has just expanded its services to include...

2011-08-19 10:32:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent study demonstrated increased rates of celiac disease in women who present with unexplained infertility. Published in the May-June 2011 issue of The Journal of Reproductive Medicine, the study evaluated 191 female patients presenting with infertility. Each participant underwent serologic screening for celiac disease as well as routine infertility testing. The 4 patients who had positive serum test results were advised to seek...

2011-08-19 02:14:04

A recent study demonstrated increased rates of celiac disease in women who present with unexplained infertility. Published in the May-June 2011 issue of The Journal of Reproductive Medicine, the study evaluated 191 female patients presenting with infertility. Each participant underwent serologic screening for celiac disease as well as routine infertility testing. The 4 patients who had positive serum test results were advised to seek evaluation with a gastroenterologist. All 4 patients were...

2011-08-03 00:00:03

Food agency announcement coincides with the anniversary of allergen law mandating standards for products consumed by individuals with celiac disease and others adhering to medically prescribed gluten-free diet. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 Today, the FDA announced it was reopening the public comment period on its gluten-free labeling proposal mandated in a seven-year old allergen labeling law according to the American Celiac Disease Alliance (ACDA), the national advocacy...

2011-07-26 10:41:00

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HYCOR Biomedical, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of in vitro diagnostic products, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Eurospital--a manufacturer of pharmaceutical products, medical-surgical and diagnostic devices--to license its tTG biomarker in all countries covered by the patent (excluding the US and Canada) for its ability to diagnose celiac disease. HYCOR today also announced that it has signed an agreement...

2011-07-07 18:53:52

A new study has found that most patients undergoing biopsy of the small intestine do not have the recommended number of samples to diagnose celiac disease. The study, published in the July 2011 issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, analyzed a national database of biopsy specimens maintained by Caris Life Sciences (Irving, TX). More than 100,000 patients had a biopsy of the small intestine, but only 35 percent of them had at least four samples taken, the number recommended by professional...

2011-05-11 17:02:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gluten-free foods can be found everywhere from restaurants to grocery stores. Who needs to go gluten-free? For people diagnosed with Celiac disease, adopting a gluten-free diet is no fad. It is a medical treatment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110511/DC00624) "As a physician who specializes in pathology, I know that Celiac disease is no longer rare; it strikes one in 100 people from ages two to 80," advises...

2011-05-11 08:00:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The wait for people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity is almost over. Starting in June 2011, grocery stores nationwide will begin stocking new Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® Gluten Free cereal alongside the original variety. Rice Krispies® Gluten Free cereal brings a family favorite back to the tables of people who are unable to eat gluten, offering long-time fans and a new...


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