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2012-09-04 02:29:21

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmusanT announced today that it has initiated clinical trials in New Zealand, Australia and the U.S. to evaluate Nexvax2®, the first therapeutic vaccine for patients with celiac disease. Nexvax2 is designed to re-establish patients' tolerance to the toxic effects of gluten, a protein in wheat, barley and rye, and allow them to return to a normal diet. There are currently no approved medicines available for people with celiac disease, who...

2012-08-28 23:01:47

Grand prize valued at $3,000 includes a gluten-free shopping spree at Walmart. Enter by August 31st. Ambler, PA (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (http://www.CeliacCentral.org), a national nonprofit dedicated to increasing diagnoses and improving quality of life for those with gluten-related disorders, announced today that it has partnered with Walmart to give one lucky winner a gluten-free pantry makeover. NFCA´s inaugural Gluten-Free Pantry Raid...

2012-08-23 02:26:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Research published in the latest issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics indicates there is no benefit for the average healthy adult to follow the gluten-free diet. It also debunks the perception that going gluten-free is an effective way to lose weight. The paper, "Gluten-Free Diet: Imprudent Dietary Advice for the General Population?" authored by Arizona State University professor and researcher, Glenn Gaesser, PhD, addresses...

2012-08-17 23:01:02

Gluten free diet is one of the latest trends in the food market and among celebrities. Whether a Gluten Free Diet that has helped many celebrities thin out considerably is reasonable for everyone is now revealed by HealthAvenger.com. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Right from Miley Cyrus who dropped a massive amount of weight to Kim Kardashian who thinned out considerably, many celebrities are citing a gluten-free diet for their new frail frame. They claimed that an allergy to wheat and...

2012-08-17 23:00:29

With National Preparedness Month coming up in September, Freeze Dry Guy wants to spread the word about being prepared for emergencies by sharing some important tips. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Whether it is natural or man-made, disasters around the world happen constantly, and without any warning. These disasters bring with them uncertainty and unrest, as daily needs that we take for granted, such as food and water, become unavailable. That is why Freeze Dry Guy stresses the...

2012-08-16 02:24:39

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmusanT, Inc. announced today that it has relocated its operations to One Kendall Square, a 676,000-square-foot, mixed-use campus in the heart of Cambridge. The facility allows ImmusanT to establish a state-of-the-art lab for conducting immunologic assays to support its development efforts and clinical trials in celiac disease and other autoimmune diseases. One Kendall Square is a nine-building campus located just minutes from...

2012-08-13 06:25:16

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division today announced the launch of a gluten free recipe section on its corporate website (www.fritolay.com) to help make snacking easier and more enjoyable for consumers with Celiac Disease or gluten sensitivities. The new recipe section on the company's website now features gluten free recipes that can be paired or made with Frito-Lay's gluten free snacks, such as Lay's Classic potato chips, Fritos Original...

2012-08-05 23:03:36

For people with celiac disease, normal food is poison. Shopping is a minefield. New Health Canada regulations will now require gluten to be listed on food labels, and this is more than a grocery store convenience. It can save lives. More than 3,000,000 Canadians suffer from celiac disease or gluten sensitivity and the Canadian Celiac Association have worked collaboratively with Health Canada and other organizations to achieve this important milestone in consumer safety. Mississauga, Ontario...

2012-08-03 10:21:28

Providing Families More Accurate Information About the Food They Eat OTTAWA, Aug. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - New allergen labelling regulations for most foods sold in Canada will take effect today. The new regulations, which were announced on February 14, 2011 by The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, will help parents and Canadians who suffer from food allergies make more informed choices about the foods they buy. "Our government is committed to supporting parents and all...

Gluten-Free: Fad Diet Or Underused
2012-08-01 08:35:28

[ Watch the Video: "Celiac Disease Symptoms" ] Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Going gluten-free has become a popular dining option. However, a new analysis produced by the Mayo Clinic discovered that approximately 1.8 million American have celiac disease, but roughly 1.4 million are not aware that they have the disorder. The researchers also discovered that 1.6 million people in the U.S. practice a gluten-free diet, even though many of them have not been...