Category Archives: Celiac Disease

Short-Term Gluten-free Diet Has No Effect on Performance in Nonceliac Athletes

Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2015 May 12. [Epub ahead of print] No Effects of a Short-Term Gluten-free Diet on Performance in Nonceliac Athletes. Lis D1, Stellingwerff T, Kitic CM, Ahuja KD, Fell J. Author information 11 Sport Performance Optimization Research … Continue reading

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Many Probiotics Are Contaminated with Traces of Gluten: Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical Center

Newswise — WASHINGTON, DC (May 15, 2015) — More than half of popular probiotics contain traces of gluten, according to an analysis performed by investigators at the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). Tests on 22 top-selling … Continue reading

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Celiac disease associated with a 2.5-fold increased risk of neuropathy: JAMA Neurology

Celiac disease, which results from a sensitivity to gluten, was associated with a 2.5-fold increased risk of neuropathy (nerve damage), according to an article published online by JAMA Neurology. Celiac disease is common in the general population with an estimated … Continue reading

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Celiac disease: New testing campaign helps at-risk families

(Reuters Health) - A new campaign is encouraging people with celiac disease to talk with their at-risk relatives about getting tested for the condition – and providing tools to make the conversations more productive. The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, … Continue reading

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Celiac disease linked to miscarriages and preterm deliveries

(Reuters Health) - Women with doctor-diagnosed celiac disease are more likely to miscarry or deliver preterm than women with no history of the condition, according to a small U.S. study. Researchers say that women experiencing miscarriages or preterm deliveries should … Continue reading

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Celiac disease might explain fertility problems

Celiac disease may be at the root of some women’s problems with infertility, Indian researchers say. While there are many more common causes of infertility, the study suggests that women who don’t have a ready explanation for their failure to … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Diet Is Treatment, Not Trend, for Those with Celiac Disease

Newswise — WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Jan. 27, 2015 – You’d never suspect it from the proliferation of gluten-free items on supermarket shelves. Yet only one in approximately 133 people – that’s 0.75 percent of the population – has celiac disease, … Continue reading

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Celiac disease rate among young children has almost tripled in past 20 years

The evidence to date suggests that up to 1% of all children in the UK have blood markers for coeliac disease, an autoimmune reaction to dietary gluten from wheat, barley, and rye. In a bid to assess current diagnostic patterns, … Continue reading

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Celiac disease showing up in many forms and at all ages

(Reuters Health) – A classical set of celiac disease symptoms no longer reflects the profile of most newly-diagnosed patients, according to a new study from Italy. Instead, doctors need to take other symptoms into account and consider the possibility of … Continue reading

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Only academic institution in U.S. to have hospital and campus facilities certified gluten free

Newswise — The University of Chicago has received certification from the Gluten Intolerance Group’s Gluten-Free Food Service (GFFS) Accreditation Program for its medical center and campus food service operations. The designation makes UChicago one of three medical centers in the … Continue reading

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Gluten may not be the only culprit in celiac disease

Newswise — Although gluten-free foods are trendy among the health-conscious, they are necessary for those with celiac disease. But gluten, the primary trigger for health problems in these patients, may not be the only culprit. Scientists are reporting in ACS’ … Continue reading

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New gluten-free cake recipe book

A delightful collection of gluten-free takes on your favorite cake recipes, from everyday coffee cakes, layered cakes, and cupcakes to show-stopping special occasion masterpieces. Celebrate your favorite holidays and special occasions from birthdays to bake sales, Halloween to Christmas—and even … Continue reading

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Gluten-free labeling rules begin

WASHINGTON –  Starting this week, “gluten-free” labels on packaged foods have real meaning. Until now, the term “gluten-free” had not been regulated, and manufacturers made their own decisions about what it means. This new requirement is especially important for people … Continue reading

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