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2011-02-09 15:05:00

FRAZER, Pa., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH) and Alba Therapeutics Corporation, a privately held biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the companies have signed an agreement providing Cephalon with an option to purchase all of Alba's assets relating to larazotide acetate, a tight junction modulator, progressing toward a Phase IIb clinical trial for the treatment of celiac disease. Under the terms of the option agreement, Cephalon will pay Alba a $7...

2011-01-28 12:19:37

An investigation has found that celiac disease and Crohn's disease, both inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, share at least four genetic risk loci. Together, researchers from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands; the Broad Institute, USA; the Universit© de Montr©al and Montreal Heart Institute in Canada performed a combined meta-analysis of genome-wide data for celiac disease and Crohn's disease. This meta-analysis, published in the open-access journal PLoS...

2011-01-28 09:06:44

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A recent study has shown that celiac disease and Crohn's disease, both inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, share at least four genetic risk loci. Researchers from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands; the Broad Institute, USA; and the Universit© de Montr©al and Montreal Heart Institute in Canada collectively performed a pooled meta-analysis of genome-wide data for celiac disease and Crohn's disease. This meta-analysis has furthermore...

2011-01-19 18:45:48

Baked goods made from hydrolyzed wheat flour are not toxic to celiac disease patients, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute. Celiac disease occurs in the digestive system when people cannot tolerate a protein called gluten, which is found primarily in wheat. "This is the first time that a wheat flour-derived product is shown to not be toxic after being given to celiac patients...

2011-01-17 10:06:45

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Current guidelines suggest that mothers should exclusively breastfeed for the first six months of their babies' lives. However, in a new article, British researchers question whether this recommendation is really beneficial for babies. The authors analyzed and reviewed current evidence and say it is time to reappraise the recommendation. Lead study author Dr. Mary Fewtrell, a consultant pediatrician at the UCL Institute of Child Health in London, says while breastfeeding...

2011-01-16 00:22:52

GenCare, a retirement living community, has expanded upon their award winning Whole Life Living Culinary Program by becoming gluten free food service accredited. In an effort to support their vision of pairing health and wellness promotion with illness management, the facility now can offer gluten-free options to community members. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 15, 2011 GenCare Lifestyle is on a mission: to inspire senior residents to make healthier choices so they can simply enjoy living....

2011-01-13 00:00:45

With the gluten-free diet gaining increased attention, consumers can now obtain cooking information in more technologically innovative ways. This includes GfreeCuisine, a weekly online recipe and meal planning service from Carol Fenster, a leading expert on gluten-free cooking. Denver, CO (Vocus/PRWEB) January 12, 2011 "What's for dinner?" Now there's an easy way to plan and prepare meals without gluten, a protein that is problematic for about 25 million Americans. The service is a weekly,...

2010-12-31 00:01:00

Teaming with expert, Jean Duane, Alternative Cook, Betty Crocker Gluten Free Recipe Collection will be on newsstands across the country today. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) December 29, 2010 Whether you have Celiac disease, gluten intolerance or just know that living gluten free is a healthier lifestyle these quick and easy recipes will make this diet a delight. Betty Crocker Gluten Free Recipe Collection will be on newsstands across the country on December 29, 2010. Gluten free expert, Jean...

2010-12-15 15:58:00

Findings from a new study of 141 adults add to an ongoing medical debate over which patients with symptoms of celiac disease should go on a gluten-free diet. Published in ACS' Journal of Proteome Research, the study concludes that people currently diagnosed as "potential" celiac disease patients and not advised to follow a gluten-free diet may not be "potential" patients at all. Rather, the scientists found that these patients have the same distinctive metabolic fingerprint as patients with...

2010-12-11 00:00:42

Marion's Smart Delights introduces the first gluten-free lemon bar mix so people with celiac disease, food allergies, and diabetes can enjoy delicious treats with minimum sugar and salt. Website offers lemon bar mix, cookie/muffin mix, with recipes plus advice from health behaviorist Steffany Moonaz, PhD. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) December 10, 2010 There has been a dramatic increase in the number of gluten-free products sold in stores and websites, but there has not been a gluten-free lemon...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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