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2012-09-04 02:29:21

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmusanT announced today that it has initiated clinical trials in New Zealand, Australia and the U.S. to evaluate Nexvax2®, the first therapeutic vaccine for patients with celiac disease. Nexvax2 is designed to re-establish patients' tolerance to the toxic effects of gluten, a protein in wheat, barley and rye, and allow them to return to a normal diet. There are currently no approved medicines available for people with celiac disease, who...

2012-08-28 23:01:47

Grand prize valued at $3,000 includes a gluten-free shopping spree at Walmart. Enter by August 31st. Ambler, PA (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (http://www.CeliacCentral.org), a national nonprofit dedicated to increasing diagnoses and improving quality of life for those with gluten-related disorders, announced today that it has partnered with Walmart to give one lucky winner a gluten-free pantry makeover. NFCA´s inaugural Gluten-Free Pantry Raid...

2012-08-23 02:26:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Research published in the latest issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics indicates there is no benefit for the average healthy adult to follow the gluten-free diet. It also debunks the perception that going gluten-free is an effective way to lose weight. The paper, "Gluten-Free Diet: Imprudent Dietary Advice for the General Population?" authored by Arizona State University professor and researcher, Glenn Gaesser, PhD, addresses...

2012-08-17 23:01:02

Gluten free diet is one of the latest trends in the food market and among celebrities. Whether a Gluten Free Diet that has helped many celebrities thin out considerably is reasonable for everyone is now revealed by HealthAvenger.com. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Right from Miley Cyrus who dropped a massive amount of weight to Kim Kardashian who thinned out considerably, many celebrities are citing a gluten-free diet for their new frail frame. They claimed that an allergy to wheat and...

2012-08-16 02:24:39

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmusanT, Inc. announced today that it has relocated its operations to One Kendall Square, a 676,000-square-foot, mixed-use campus in the heart of Cambridge. The facility allows ImmusanT to establish a state-of-the-art lab for conducting immunologic assays to support its development efforts and clinical trials in celiac disease and other autoimmune diseases. One Kendall Square is a nine-building campus located just minutes from...

2012-08-05 23:03:36

For people with celiac disease, normal food is poison. Shopping is a minefield. New Health Canada regulations will now require gluten to be listed on food labels, and this is more than a grocery store convenience. It can save lives. More than 3,000,000 Canadians suffer from celiac disease or gluten sensitivity and the Canadian Celiac Association have worked collaboratively with Health Canada and other organizations to achieve this important milestone in consumer safety. Mississauga, Ontario...

Gluten-Free: Fad Diet Or Underused
2012-08-01 08:35:28

[ Watch the Video: "Celiac Disease Symptoms" ] Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Going gluten-free has become a popular dining option. However, a new analysis produced by the Mayo Clinic discovered that approximately 1.8 million American have celiac disease, but roughly 1.4 million are not aware that they have the disorder. The researchers also discovered that 1.6 million people in the U.S. practice a gluten-free diet, even though many of them have not been...

2012-07-26 00:54:06

Follow-up exams for patients with celiac disease are often inadequate and highly variable, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). "In the group of celiac disease patients that we observed, we found that very few of them had medical follow-up that would be in keeping with even the most lax interpretation of current guidelines," said Joseph A. Murray, MD, AGAF, of Mayo...

2012-07-09 06:26:36

LOVES PARK, Ill., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Crunchmaster®, America's #1 selling brand of gluten free crackers, is proud to announce its new partnership with U.S. swimmer Dana Vollmer, who recently qualified for her second Olympic games this Summer in London in the 100m butterfly, 400m medley relay and 800m freestyle relay. Vollmer will serve as an official spokesperson for Crunchmaster and will also be featured in several upcoming promotions and advertising for the brand. (Photo:...

2012-06-27 06:25:44

GOOCHLAND, Va., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 3 Fellers, a Virginia-based bakery and gluten-free food manufacturer, announced this week that it will provide gluten-free desserts and dinner rolls to bakery sections of two grocery retailers in the East by July 6, 2012. Approximately 20 Whole Foods and 30 Earth Fare grocery stores will carry these items from 3 Fellers. "We are very excited about this opportunity," said Mike Feller, president of 3 Fellers. "Celiac awareness is...