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Are Low-gluten Beers Really Low-gluten?
2011-12-22 04:48:53

Beer tested in a new study, including some brands labeled "low-gluten," contains levels of hordein, the form of gluten present in barley, that could cause symptoms in patients with celiac disease (CD), the autoimmune condition treated with a life-long gluten-free diet, scientists are reporting. The study, which weighs in on a controversy over the gluten content of beer, appears in ACS' Journal of Proteome Research. Michelle Colgrave and colleagues explain that celiac disease (CD) affects...

2011-12-13 09:00:00

LEXINGTON, Mass., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avaxia Biologics, Inc., a privately-held biotech company developing oral antibody drugs that act locally within the gastrointestinal tract, announced today that the company was awarded U.S. Patent 8,071,101, "Antibody Therapy for Treatment of Diseases Associated With Gluten Intolerance." This patent, which expires on May 27, 2029, provides broad coverage for treating celiac disease using orally administered antibodies produced by the...

2011-12-13 06:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmusanT, Inc. announced today it has raised $20 million in Series A financing from Vatera Healthcare Partners LLC to advance development of the biotechnology company's immunotherapeutic vaccine Nexvax2®, companion diagnostic and monitoring tool for celiac disease. The proceeds will fund the Nexvax2 therapeutic and diagnostic development plan to the point of demonstrating proof-of-concept. ImmusanT expects to initiate...

2011-11-09 04:07:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, November 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group(TM) (Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical group with a focus on drug development and companion diagnostics, presents the 2011 'Debiopharm /Valais Award' to Augurix Diagnostics (Augurix), a privately held company based in Monthey (Valais), that focuses on point-of-care testing in the field of gastro-enterology and initially on Celiac disease. Debio R.P., the Martigny-based structure of...

2011-10-31 16:46:30

Products used on lips and face can result in unexpected exposure to gluten The lack of readily available information about cosmetic ingredients may cause patients with celiac disease who use lip, facial or body products to unknowingly expose themselves to gluten -- an ingredient they need to avoid, according to the results of a new study unveiled today at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 76th Annual Scientific meeting in Washington, DC. The study, "Information About...

2011-10-28 14:59:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WhatisGluten.net has just published their annual list of gluten free candy. Candy companies around the world have caught on to the rise in the number of celiac cases and those with a gluten allergy. Many companies such as Mars Candy have notices about gluten on their website. Keeping track of all the foods that contain gluten can be cumbersome, but the list provided by WhatisGluten.net has made this Halloween season a lot easier. They have listed over...

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...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

Jean Duane, Alternative Cook takes the unconventional step to provide personalized customer service for those who purchase Bake Deliciously! Gluten and Dairy Free Cookbook Centennial, CO (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Going gluten or dairy free can be difficult, and Jean Duane, Alternative Cook announces personalized customer support to cooks who need help navigating through the challenges of gluten free (dairy free and allergy free) baking. Gluten-free...

2011-09-12 08:00:00

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, the leading organization in raising awareness for celiac disease and gluten intolerance, reports that 1 in 133 Americans has celiac disease. In those who suffer from this disease, gluten causes the immune system to damage the small intestine thereby impeding the absorption of essential food nutrients into the body. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110912/NY65240LOGO) At this...

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)...