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Latest Coeliac disease Stories

2011-04-12 00:00:27

With epidemic numbers of Americans contending with food allergies, environmental allergies and celiac disease, this new magazine launched by journalism professionals arrives to the rescue. Allergic Living tackles the big quality of life issues - from school to work to travel to food fears "“ and focuses on helping the reader to live well, despite the risks posed by these serious conditions. Niagara Falls, NY (PRWEB) April 11, 2011 Allergies are skyrocketing. Up to 40 million Americans...

2011-04-07 00:00:27

Sorghum and sorghum flour provide a healthy gluten-free, whole grain option Lubbock, TX (PRWEB) April 6, 2011 With the U.S. market for gluten-free foods reaching $2.6 billion in 2010, according to Packaged Facts, this trend in which people reduce or eliminate their consumption of wheat, barley and rye has gone mainstream, says the USCP. Whether suffering from celiac disease, which involves an autoimmune reaction to the gluten in wheat, or non-celiac gluten sensitivity, or just by choice,...

2011-04-05 15:37:50

Celiac disease (CD) involves intolerance to gluten and, consequently, suffering chronic illness in the small intestine. It is a genetic disorder, the immunological indications of which can be traced in the human body prior to the everyday activities of future sufferers being affected. For example, persons with genetic antecedents for CD develop antibodies against the gene tTG (the enzyme known as tissue transglutaminase), even before the illness becomes active, due to a cell reaction against...

2011-03-30 16:31:00

In the news release, Celebrities Like Ryan Seacrest and Courteney Cox Help Successful Mom Put "Gluten Free" in the Mainstream Making thinkThin No. 1 in Region, issued 30-Mar-2011 by thinkThin over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that changes have been made, including replacing incorrect references to Courtney Cox with Gwyneth Paltrow. The complete, corrected release follows: Celebrities Like Ryan Seacrest and Gwyneth Paltrow Help Successful Mom Put "Gluten...

2011-03-30 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A three-minute unpaid praise of thinkThin bars by Ryan Seacrest on his popular radio show, a diet tip plug by actress Courteney Cox during prime time entertainment news, and a cover story in the LA Times business section; these are just a few recent milestones Lizanne Falsetto, CEO and founder of Think Products, never dreamed of attaining ten years ago when she started baking those these delicious gluten free thinkThin bars in her small kitchen....

2011-03-15 07:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology company ImmusanT, Inc. today announced it has established its operations in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is advancing its strategy to develop an immunotherapeutic vaccine, companion diagnostic and monitoring tool for celiac disease. The company completed the acquisition of a discovery platform for targeted immunotherapies from Nexpep Pty., Ltd., based in Melbourne, Australia, and secured seed financing from angel investors to...

2011-03-10 09:00:00

WAYLAND, Mass., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avaxia Biologics, Inc., a privately-held biotech company using its proprietary platform technology to develop orally-active antibody therapeutics for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, announced today that it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to support the development of a novel...

2011-03-09 14:01:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- thinkproducts, creators of the thinkThin® family of deliciously natural gluten free nutrition bars, today announced that its CEO Lizanne Falsetto will lead the first thinkThin Los Angeles Area Celiac Disease, Gluten Free Walk to honor families dealing with the disease, raise awareness about gluten free options and benefits, and support the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. Together with her daughter who is allergic to...

2011-02-23 00:00:43

Findings published in the journal Nature suggest that an imbalance of compounds that regulate the immune system might be an underlying cause of food allergies, and that vitamin A and retinoic acid"”a by-product of vitamin A used in acne treatments including Accutane"”can exacerbate the problem, according to a Reuters story. New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) February 21, 2011 Those who have high levels of an immune system compound called Interleukin-15 might be "primed to develop celiac...

2011-02-17 00:00:47

Manufacturers of quality gluten-free foods are delighted that respected magazine, Real Simple, agrees their product is delicious. (PRWEB) February 16, 2011 According to Real Simple magazine, Glutenfreeda Granola is the best. In their March 2011 edition, the magazine's staff conducted a Road Test sampling 91 different granolas from a spectrum of producers. Glutenfreeda's Raisin Almond Honey granola ranked number 1 for gluten-free. As a bonus, the article highlighted the convenient...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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