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2011-05-26 14:54:38

Patients with celiac disease are more than 4.5 times more likely to develop osteoporosis compared to healthy people in an age and gender matched cohort with no identifiable risk factors for osteoporosis, according to a study presented today at the EULAR 2011 Annual Congress. The British study of 1,030 people compares the extent of bone mineral density (BMD)* loss "“ a common measure of osteoporosis "“ in two physical locations in the body. The results demonstrated that the mean...

2011-05-20 00:00:28

2-for-1 subscription offered in celebration of National Celiac Disease Awareness Month Hastings-On-Hudson, NY (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Gluten-Free Livingâ“ž¢(GFL), the nation's leading magazine for practical, reliable information about the gluten-free diet, provides a sneak peek at its upcoming issue and, in celebration of National Celiac Disease Awareness Month, offers two-for-one subscriptions or renewals. Currently, a one-year subscription to Gluten-Free Living...

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...

2011-05-09 14:36:10

Health outcomes explored at DDW 2011 Income is a pivotal factor in whether a patient without common symptoms of celiac disease is accurately diagnosed with the digestive condition, according to a new study from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. Daniel Leffler, MD, and colleagues divided the cases of nearly 800 adult patients with celiac disease based on presenting symptoms and household and per capita earnings. Some patients had complained of acute gastrointestinal...

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 13:51:46

Health outcomes explored at DDW 2011 Research being presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) offers further evidence that diet affects gastrointestinal illnesses, such as gallstones and celiac disease, and that some patients who think their digestive problems are caused by lactose intolerance are actually reacting to a psychological disorder. DDW is the largest international gathering of physicians and researchers in the field of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and...

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...

2011-05-06 00:00:30

New guide takes confusion out of shopping for the gluten-free diet, just in time for Celiac Awareness Month. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 Launching nationwide this month, a new book titled Gluten Free Diet: A Shopping Guide takes the hassle out of gluten-free grocery shopping. The book is like a compass for finding what you need in the grocery store. It provides a comprehensive list of commonly available gluten-free products in easy-to-understand sections. (Available May 8, 2011 for...


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