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2011-05-09 14:34:05

Health outcomes explored at DDW 2011 Celiac disease is more common among Massachusetts children born in the spring or summer, and this higher incidence could be related to the intersection of key seasonal and environmental factors, according to researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children. The exact cause of celiac disease is unknown, but potential triggers include the timing of infants' introduction to gluten and of viral infections during the first year of life....

2011-05-09 07:00:00

CHICAGO, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmusanT, Inc., a biotechnology company developing an immunotherapeutic vaccine, companion diagnostic and monitoring tool for celiac disease, reported positive results from a Phase 1 study evaluating the safety, tolerability and bioactivity of Nexvax2® in patients with celiac disease. ImmusanT Chief Scientific and Medical Officer Dr. Bob Anderson presented results from the Nexvax2 Phase 1 study and led a symposium and session...

2011-05-06 08:00:00

CABOT, Vt., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Women's Health Week (May 8-14) is a weeklong health observance coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to promote women's health. The theme for this year's observance is "It's Your Time" and the farm family owners of Vermont-based Cabot Creamery Cooperative are helping to spread the word about celiac disease, an auto-immune condition that affects more than twice as many women as men. To view the multimedia assets...

2011-05-04 07:00:00

PETALUMA, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- May is national Celiac Disease Awareness Month, and for those living with this condition, the market can be a daunting place with hours spent reading labels to avoid gluten. Gluten is an ingredient commonly found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye. The folks at Barbara's Bakery believe that those living with Celiac disease should have the freedom to choose delicious and nutritious cereals to kick start the day. Barbara's now offers three...

2011-04-26 00:00:27

Traci Brosman With World Wellness Education Interviews The Celiac Warrior Nancy Olson April 25 2011 About Her Mission to Build Awareness About Celiac Disease (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 The Celiac Warrior Nancy Olson Will Offer Tips On How To Thrive With Disease In Her Interview with The World Wellness Education co-founder Traci Brosman on April 25, 2011. Traci Brosman with World Wellness Education will be interviewing Nancy Olson about her battle with the celiac disease and life changing...

2011-04-12 00:00:27

With epidemic numbers of Americans contending with food allergies, environmental allergies and celiac disease, this new magazine launched by journalism professionals arrives to the rescue. Allergic Living tackles the big quality of life issues - from school to work to travel to food fears "“ and focuses on helping the reader to live well, despite the risks posed by these serious conditions. Niagara Falls, NY (PRWEB) April 11, 2011 Allergies are skyrocketing. Up to 40 million Americans...

2011-04-05 15:37:50

Celiac disease (CD) involves intolerance to gluten and, consequently, suffering chronic illness in the small intestine. It is a genetic disorder, the immunological indications of which can be traced in the human body prior to the everyday activities of future sufferers being affected. For example, persons with genetic antecedents for CD develop antibodies against the gene tTG (the enzyme known as tissue transglutaminase), even before the illness becomes active, due to a cell reaction against...

2011-03-15 07:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology company ImmusanT, Inc. today announced it has established its operations in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is advancing its strategy to develop an immunotherapeutic vaccine, companion diagnostic and monitoring tool for celiac disease. The company completed the acquisition of a discovery platform for targeted immunotherapies from Nexpep Pty., Ltd., based in Melbourne, Australia, and secured seed financing from angel investors to...

2011-03-10 09:00:00

WAYLAND, Mass., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avaxia Biologics, Inc., a privately-held biotech company using its proprietary platform technology to develop orally-active antibody therapeutics for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, announced today that it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to support the development of a novel...

2011-02-09 23:46:01

Blocking a factor that can activate the human immune response against intestinal bacteria or certain foods could prevent the development of celiac disease in those most at risk, researchers report in the journal Nature. The study, to be published early online Feb. 9, points to two chemical signals"”interleukin 15 and retinoic acid, a derivative of vitamin A"”as triggers for the inflammatory response to gluten, a protein found in many grains that causes celiac disease. "We found...


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