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2011-08-19 10:32:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent study demonstrated increased rates of celiac disease in women who present with unexplained infertility. Published in the May-June 2011 issue of The Journal of Reproductive Medicine, the study evaluated 191 female patients presenting with infertility. Each participant underwent serologic screening for celiac disease as well as routine infertility testing. The 4 patients who had positive serum test results were advised to seek...

2011-08-19 02:14:04

A recent study demonstrated increased rates of celiac disease in women who present with unexplained infertility. Published in the May-June 2011 issue of The Journal of Reproductive Medicine, the study evaluated 191 female patients presenting with infertility. Each participant underwent serologic screening for celiac disease as well as routine infertility testing. The 4 patients who had positive serum test results were advised to seek evaluation with a gastroenterologist. All 4 patients were...

2011-08-15 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that General Mills Inc. has built a direct-to-consumer online channel, called Gluten Freely, based on the Windows Azure platform. Designed to help consumers who have Celiac disease or are sensitive to gluten, a protein naturally found in certain grains, the website helps people locate and shop for gluten-free foods and provides diet and health information. (Logo:...

2011-08-03 00:00:03

Food agency announcement coincides with the anniversary of allergen law mandating standards for products consumed by individuals with celiac disease and others adhering to medically prescribed gluten-free diet. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 Today, the FDA announced it was reopening the public comment period on its gluten-free labeling proposal mandated in a seven-year old allergen labeling law according to the American Celiac Disease Alliance (ACDA), the national advocacy...

2011-08-02 10:22:00

Rule would help by creating a uniform and enforceable definition SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today reopened the comment period for its 2007 proposal on labeling foods as "gluten-free." The agency is also making available a safety assessment of exposure to gluten for people with celiac disease (CD) and invites comment on these additional data. One of the criteria proposed is that foods bearing the claim cannot contain 20...

2011-07-28 00:01:02

Beans may be the unsung heroes of the food world, but a new booklet called Pulses in the Gluten-Free Diet, co-authored by Carol Fenster aims to give beans a more prominent role in the gluten-free diet. (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Beans may be the unsung heroes of the food world, but a new booklet co-authored by Carol Fenster aims to give beans a more prominent role in the gluten-free diet. The free, downloadable booklet called Pulses in the Gluten-Free Diet was commissioned by a Canadian...

2011-07-22 00:01:01

Gluten-free cookbook author, Carol Fenster, announces the publication of 125 Gluten-Free Vegetarian Recipes (Avery/Penguin Group, 2011) , a cookbook for people who want to combine the gluten-free lifestyle with a plant-based diet that includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, seeds, nuts, beans, and legumes. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Carol Fenster, author of nine gluten-free cookbooks, announces the publication of her new cookbook for gluten-free vegetarians, 125 Gluten-Free...

2011-07-07 18:53:52

A new study has found that most patients undergoing biopsy of the small intestine do not have the recommended number of samples to diagnose celiac disease. The study, published in the July 2011 issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, analyzed a national database of biopsy specimens maintained by Caris Life Sciences (Irving, TX). More than 100,000 patients had a biopsy of the small intestine, but only 35 percent of them had at least four samples taken, the number recommended by professional...

2011-06-15 00:00:28

Quality Assurance International and National Foundation for Celiac Awareness partner to help consumers choose bona fide gluten free foods San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 Responding to profound growth and both consumer and industry demand, a new science-based gluten-free certification program is now available from the leading organic certifier Quality Assurance International (QAI), and the healthcare nonprofit National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA). In a sea of unsubstantiated...

2011-06-13 17:30:00

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. and ISTANBUL, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the annual meeting of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, in Istanbul, Turkey, doctors from the University Teaching Hospital in Pavia, Italy, reported on their success in treating patients with both gastrointestinal and skin disorders by testing for food sensitivities and avoiding reactive foods. Food sensitivity testing and dietary modification is increasingly recognized by researchers,...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.