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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...

2013-05-09 23:25:43

Extend Nutrition confirms gluten-free status of bars, crisps, drizzles and shakes. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Craig Franblau takes gluten-free labels seriously and if he dines outs he makes sure the restaurant guarantees that the food it says is gluten-free actually is. “I read every ingredient and always have a few gently asked questions to ask a human being before I purchase or put anything into my body,” he said. Craig has celiac disease, an autoimmune digestive...

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...

2011-04-26 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...

2011-01-28 09:06:44

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A recent study has shown that celiac disease and Crohn's disease, both inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, share at least four genetic risk loci. Researchers from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands; the Broad Institute, USA; and the Universit© de Montr©al and Montreal Heart Institute in Canada collectively performed a pooled meta-analysis of genome-wide data for celiac disease and Crohn's disease. This meta-analysis has furthermore...

2008-09-16 03:00:09

By Anonymous New Products * New Technology * New Services Aid in diagnosis QUANTA Lite Celiac IgA Profile is a fluorescent immunoassay for the semiquantitative detection of IgA antihuman tissue transglutaminase (h-tTG) and antideamidated gliadin peptide (DGP) antibodies, the detection of an insufficient amount of IgA, in human serum. The presence of these antibodies in conjunction with other findings aids in the diagnosis of the gluten-sensitive enteropathy celiac disease. INOVA...

2008-09-16 03:00:09

By Maher, Kevin J Between 9,000 and 4,000 BC, in the age when glaciers melted and the earth warmed, nomadic hunter-gatherers settled down to more agrarian pursuits and began to cultivate wheat as a source of food. The establishment of this behavior, as it spread from Southeast Asia throughout Europe, is considered to have contributed greatly to mankind's success. The adoption of these new foods, however, was difficult for some. For these individuals and their descendants, a genetic...

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