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Prometheus Launches MyCeliacID(TM), the First Do it Yourself, Saliva-Based Genetic Test Dedicated to Celiac Disease

SAN DIEGO, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic company, today announced the launch of MyCeliacID(TM), the first do it yourself, saliva-based genetic test dedicated to celiac disease. MyCeliacID identifies distinct genetic sequences associ...

Uno Chicago Grill(R) Partners With American Celiac Disease Alliance to Raise Money During Celiac Awareness Month in May

BOSTON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Uno Chicago Grill (R) ( www.unos.com ) will host a national Dough Rai$er beginning May 25 through 31 to benefit the American Celiac Disease Alliance ( www.americanceliac.org ) in support of National Celiac Awareness Month in May. "Getting families to eat ou...

Toddler Health Products Help Children with Celiac Disease

Toddler Health introduces it's gluten free line of products to the Celiac Disease Foundations members, giving them a tasty and healthier way to eat. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2009 -- Toddler Health introduces it's gluten free line of products to the Celiac Disea...

Are vitamin supplements effective in celiac disease patients?

Coeliac disease is a typical example of a malabsorption syndrome conferring increased risk for various deficiency states, including folate and vitamin B12. Hyperhomocysteinemia is significantly more frequent in patients with newly diagnosed coeliac disease than healthy controls. A research team...

Genetic Link Between Type 1 Diabetes, Celiac Disease Seen

If connection holds up, it might lead to cures, researchers say WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have identified common genetic mutations between type 1 diabetes and celiac disease, suggesting that the two inflammatory disorders may stem from a shared underlying mecha...

Enjoy Life Foods CEO Tells FDA Grocery Stores Remain A Dangerous Minefield for Food Allergic, Food Intolerant and Celiac Shoppers

At the invitation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Scott Mandell, CEO, President and Co-Founder of Enjoy Life Foods, the country’s leading manufacturer of allergy-friendly and gluten-free foods, provided comments at a public meeting on the use of advisory labeling of allergen...

Intestinal Gluten Receptor Is Gateway for Celiac Disease

Finding could offer new treatments for other autoimmune disorders, study says THURSDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers believe they have finally answered a basic question about the cause of celiac disease -- where in the body does the wheat protein gluten enter one's system? ...

July 2008 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Vitamin D, Savvy Use of Sunscreen and Gastrointestinal Upset and Celiac Disease

ROCHESTER, Minn., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are highlights from the July issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource attribution is required. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Include the following...

Advances Aid Treatment, Diagnosis of Celiac Disease

Disorder triggered by gluten in common foods, such as bread, pasta, often goes unnoticed MONDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- New research could lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease, according to studies presented at the Digestive Disease Week meeting in San Diego. ...

80% of Customers Eat Out Less Due to Food Allergies and Celiac / Coeliac Disease Impacting Quality of Life

Landmark Global Market Research Reveals CHICAGO, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 2,700 consumers and businesses from 35 countries participated in the new three-dimensional research study -- Understanding Gluten and Allergen-Free Experiences of Guests & Hospitality Worldwide. The int...

Scientists uncover further steps leading to celiac disease

Scientists who last year identified a new genetic risk factor for coeliac disease, have, following continued research, discovered an additional seven gene regions implicated in causing the condition. The team, lead by David van Heel, Professor of Gastrointestinal Genetics at Barts and The London S...

Research Finds No Link Found Between Autism and Celiac Disease

Contrary to previous studies, autistic children are no more likely than other children to have celiac disease, according to new research. Researchers compared blood samples of 34 children with autism to samples of 34 children without autism who had been referred to an outpatient clinic of ...

Research Finds No Link Found Between Autism and Celiac Disease

Contrary to previous studies, autistic children are no more likely than other children to have celiac disease, according// to new research. Researchers compared blood samples of 34 children with autism to samples of 34 children without autism who had been referred to an outpatient clinic of t...

Gluten Free Bread: Boon for Celiac Disease

Gluten free bread developed by Researchers at the Food Technology Plant Special Research Centre (CeRPTA) is a food developed for people suffering from celiac disease// otherwise called as gluten sensitive enteropathy. This product was successfully tested and the resulting product is known to have e...

From the frying pan into the fire: Celiac disease and diabetes

The results of a recent population based study conducted in Sweden points out that those children who developed celiac disease, a disease which is caused as a result of allergy// to a substance called gluten chiefly found in wheat can cause them to become triple times more prone to developing Type...

Prevalence of Celiac disease in children with type 1 diabetes

A recent study reveals that 1-in-8 children with type-1 diabetes are affected by celiac disease. // The allergy to gluten, largely present in wheat, results in celiac disease, which is characterized by intestinal cramping, pain, bloating, diarrhea, and weight loss. It also causes stunted gr...

Potential Link Between Celiac Disease and Cognitive Decline

Mayo Clinic researchers have uncovered a new link between celiac disease, a digestive condition triggered by consumption of gluten, and dementia // or other forms of cognitive decline. The investigators’ case series analysis -- an examination of medical histories of a group of patients with a commo...

Center for Celiac Disease Opens

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia announces the establishment of the Center for Celiac Disease, a multidisciplinary resource created to diagnose//, treat and provide support for patients and families with celiac disease. “A person with celiac disease is unable to digest gluten, a common...

Avoid unnecessary screening tests for celiac disease in the absence of symptoms in children with Downs syndrome

Indianapolis – Children with Downs Syndrome when subjected to any of the regular screening tests for celiac disease , even when they are not exhibiting any symptoms of the disease // , is certainly not the done thing, as it may cause more harm than good according to a study by Indiana University Sc...

Scientists Discover Non-dietary Therapy For Celiac Diseases

Scientists from the Stanford University and the Celiac Sprue Research Foundation have claimed to discover a non-dietary remedy for the treatment of celiac sprue// that is an inherited inflammatory disorder of the small intestine that affects 1 in 200 people around the world. The two research studie...

Understanding The Link Between Celiac Disease And Osteoporosis

A new study shows people suffering from the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis may also be at higher risk of having celiac disease //, a condition in which people have a difficult time digesting wheat gluten. Treatment for celiac disease can markedly improve bone mineral density, or BMD, among p...

Research on Celiac Disease in children

Dr. Philip Butzner has been researching on Celiac Disease from as early as 1981. He defined Celiac Disease(CD) as a permanent intolerance to the ingestion of gluten characterized by inflammatory enteropathy and malabsorption (villus atrophy, crypt hyperplasia, and increased intraepithelial lymphocy...

Bacteria May Be Connected to Colic

...ammatory bowel disease." He said colic could possibly lead to other gastrointestinal conditions in later life, such as irritable bowel syndrome and celiac disease. Colic, which causes an otherwise healthy baby to cry and scream often and for long periods without any noticeable reason, has no medical...

Celiac Disease Provides Clues To Solving Autoimmunity

...y autoimmune disorders. The epidemiology of celiac disease that once was thought to be in the rage of...e disease face the same set of symptoms that makes celiac and other food-related conditions so dangerous and...essio Fasano, Medical Director with the Center for celiac Research at the University of Maryland Medical Cen...

New Online Solution for Food Allergy Sufferers. Allergiesandme.com Provides Needed Resources

...ous Diseases, in the U.S. alone, there were over 30,000 episodes of food-induced anaphylaxis and associated 100-200 deaths occurred. Additionally, celiac Disease, an extreme intolerance to gluten, affects at least 1 in 133 Americans, although only 1-in-4,700 is ever diagnosed. About Allergiesandme.c...

With Autism, Diet Restrictions May Do More Harm Than Good

...really interesting thing they found was that there wasn't any indication of celiac disease." In the group studied, the researchers found just one case. A possible link between celiac disease and autism was proposed as far back as 1961. "The only differenc...

Pinpointing cause of colic: UT Houston researchers identify organism

...n patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Colic could prove to be a precursor to other gastrointestinal conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease and allergic gastroenteropathies." Babies in the study were fed breast milk and/or formula. Previous research articles have not shown sign...

Harvard Medical School Continues Education About Benefits of Probiotics

... functions of the intestinal lining. Additional experts on the program included Stefano Guandalini, M.D. (Director of the University of Chicago celiac Disease Center), Martin Floch, M.D. (Clinical Professor of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine ), and Eamonn Quigley, M.D. (Professor of Medicine a...

Autism May Be Linked to Mom's Autoimmune Disease

... Possible causes of disorder should now include celiac disease, study suggests,, MONDAY, July...such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and celiac disease have up to a three times greater risk for ...irs is the first to find a link between autism and celiac disease. People with...

Celiac Disease Making Inroads in U.S.

... WEDNESDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- celiac disease, a serious digestive system disorder, has ...t know it than it was among those who did not have celiac disease. "Celiac disease has become much more c... study. "It now affects about 1 in 100 people." celiac disease is caused by an intolerance to gluten in w...

How to confirm the causes of iron deficiency anemia in young women

...ess of a pre-endoscopic serological screening for H. pylori infection and celiac disease with the use of two tests (human recombinant tissue transglutaminas... the presence of active H. pylori pangastritis, atrophic gastric body, or celiac disease as possible causes of IDA. ...

Screening Programs to Drive European GI Videoscope Market Despite Economic Downturn, According to Millennium Research Group

...ng initiatives will expand patient awareness of the disease and, accordingly, grow GI videoscope procedure volumes through 2013. Several CRC and celiac disease screening programs are now in place throughout Europe, heightening patient awareness of the importance of screening and improving access to th...

UCLA cancer researchers first to link intestinal inflammation with systemic chromosome damage

...leads to these cancers." Conditions that cause intestinal inflammation include Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis and celiac disease. About 1.4 million people in the United States and 2.2 million Europeans currently suffer from inflammatory bowel diseases and incidence world...

Intestinal bacteria associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

... in patients with NAFLD and compared the results to patients with untreated celiac disease, who are known to be prone to this condition, and to healthy volunt...s. Their study included 35 patients with biopsy-confirmed NAFLD, 27 with celiac disease and 24 healthy volunteers. The researchers checked the level of sma...

Dining Out With Food Allergies

..., in addition to the two million Americans who are estimated to suffer from celiac disease. But these options are only valuable to the diner if he or she... and choose them. Andrea Levario, executive director of the American celiac Disease Alliance, says consumers are now highly empowered to take control o...

Nuchia Foods' Gluten-Free Chia Seed Flour Is a Tasty, Low-Fat Alternative Flour

...ssure and colon cancer. While the move towards alternative flours is driven by the ever-increasing number of people with gluten sensitivity, and celiac disease, it is getting help from families looking for healthy diets. Health-conscious shoppers have already begun to look toward other ancient grains ...

Inflammation in colon may get doused before fueling cancer development

... the compound works. That means researchers may now begin to understand how quercetin could help other inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's and celiac disease. "The nice thing is that albeit high relative to what you see in the American diet, the level used in this study is actually similar to...

GI Condition Once Thought Rare is Common in U.S.

... One in 133 people suffer from celiac disease ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-...Michigan Health System physician recognized it as celiac disease. By then her long-standing condition had b...ty of Michigan Health System. "He listened." celiac disease, a condition characterized by severe, chro...

Uno Chicago Grill(R) Rolls Out Gluten-Free Pizza Nationally

...very positive feedback from guests who suffer from celiac disease, which affects approximately one percent o...e estimated three million Americans diagnosed with celiac disease, as well as an additional seven million Am... and rely on gluten-free foods. While awareness of celiac disease is rising, an estimated 97 percent of thos...

Uno Chicago Grill(R) First National Chain to Debut Gluten-Free Pizza

...very positive reaction from guests who suffer from celiac disease, which affects approximately one percent o...e estimated three million Americans diagnosed with celiac disease, as well as an additional seven million Am...and rely on gluten-free foods. While awareness of celiac disease is rising, an estimated 97 percent of thos...
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