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2013-08-20 23:16:55

On August 2, 2013, the FDA issued a final rule defining “gluten-free” for food labeling requirements, including that the food must contain less than 20 parts per million of gluten. One manufacturer of gluten-free snacks, Extend Nutrition, had already met the FDA standard before the rule was officially adopted. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 On August 2, 2013, the FDA issued a final rule defining “gluten free” for food labeling requirements, including that the food must...

2011-08-22 10:00:00

People who exhibit any range of symptoms associated with celiac disease after eating gluten should be tested as soon as possible. Early detection can help prevent serious complications such as lymphoma and gastrointestinal cancer, the latter of which has an increased chance 40 to 100 times that of the normal population. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 Request A Test, Ltd., a privately held business offering direct-to-consumer lab screenings, has just expanded its services to include...

2008-09-16 03:00:09

By Anonymous New Products * New Technology * New Services Aid in diagnosis QUANTA Lite Celiac IgA Profile is a fluorescent immunoassay for the semiquantitative detection of IgA antihuman tissue transglutaminase (h-tTG) and antideamidated gliadin peptide (DGP) antibodies, the detection of an insufficient amount of IgA, in human serum. The presence of these antibodies in conjunction with other findings aids in the diagnosis of the gluten-sensitive enteropathy celiac disease. INOVA...

2008-09-16 03:00:09

By Maher, Kevin J Between 9,000 and 4,000 BC, in the age when glaciers melted and the earth warmed, nomadic hunter-gatherers settled down to more agrarian pursuits and began to cultivate wheat as a source of food. The establishment of this behavior, as it spread from Southeast Asia throughout Europe, is considered to have contributed greatly to mankind's success. The adoption of these new foods, however, was difficult for some. For these individuals and their descendants, a genetic...

2008-08-26 03:00:41

By Smith, Melissa Diane resource guide Are you trying to learn the basics of how and why to eat gluten free? Look no further. Here are simple answers to commonly asked questions Q & A 1. How can I get tested for celiac diseases? Ask to have a blood test done that measures blood levels of gluten-related antibodies (IgA and IgC antigliadin, antitissue transglutaminase, and possibly antiendomysial antibodies). If those indicators come back positive, a doctor typically recommends an...

2008-01-19 03:00:33

By Wieser, Herbert Koehler, Peter ABSTRACT Celiac disease (CD) is an inflammatory disorder of the upper small intestine triggered by the ingestion of wheat, rye, barley, and possibly oat products. The clinical feature of CD is characterized by a flat intestinal mucosa with the absence of normal villi, resulting in a generalized malabsorption of nutrients. The prevalence of CD among Caucasians is now thought to be in a range of 1:100-300. There is a strong genetic association with human...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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