Tag: "coeliac" at medical news
Genetic Risk Factor for Coeliac Disease Identified.
...tions has identified a new genetic risk factor for coeliac
disease. The study revealed that those suffering from coeliac
disease lack a protective DNA sequence in a specific gene region, otherwise found in healthy individ...
Inflammatory Myopathy may Indicate Intolerance to Gluten
...une diseases to exist in the same patient. Indeed, coeliac
disease -- caused by a reaction to gluten found in...spital have investigated these links by looking at coeliac
patients whose cases suggest a similar immunopathogenic mechanism in coeliac
disease and certain myo...
Gluten Intolerance Quadruples Susceptibility to Tuberculosis
...d of print in Thorax. // Gluten intolerance, or coeliac
disease, is a chronic inflammatory condition of th...ecords from 1964 to 2003, looking for diagnoses of coeliac
disease and TB. During this period, more than 15,500 people were diagnosed with coeliac
Promotion of Pneumococcal Vaccine Slow in Europe
...sses received the vaccine. Children suffering from coeliac
disease were the largest group (34 per cent), followed by sickle cell disease (15 per cent) and chronic cardiac disease (12 per cent). . Other illnesses included cystic fibrosis, chronic liver disease, renal failure, chronic lung disease and HIV. ....
Breast-fed Children Weather Digestive Disease
...Alternatively, breastfeeding might protect against coeliac
disease by preventing gastrointestinal infections in an infant, which can weaken the lining of the bowel and allow gluten to pass deeper into the gut than normal. Breast milk also contains certain immune cells from the mother that might confer prot...
Gluten-Free Diet May Alleviate Psychiatric Symptoms In Adolescents
...ssive and behavioural symptoms in adolescents with coeliac
disease.Coeliac disease in adolescents has been as...iet treatment. For the study, 9 adolescents with coeliac
disease, aged 12 to 16 years, were assessed using the semi-structured K-SADS-Present and Lifetime Di...