Top News: #CeliacDisease

Here are the top read news for #celiacdisease:


celiacThe Weird Link Between Celiac Disease and Nerve Damage:

Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder that causes intestinal damage when a person eats gluten, is still something of a medical mystery. But a new Swedish study adds another piece to the puzzle. Read more


ThinkstockPhotos-166160086‘Seriously, Celiac’ Campaign Stresses Need for Family Testing:

Just in time for Celiac Awareness month, a new campaign sends this critical message: If you have the disease, talk to your extended family about it, tell them how serious its long-term health effects can be, and emphasize – they need to get tested, too. Read more


PhotoStudy finds gluten in many probiotics:

People with celiac disease must avoid gluten in their diets and many take probiotics to aid the digestive process. So it might come as a shock to these consumers that researchers at the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) report finding traces of gluten in more than half the popular probiotics they tested. Read more


glutenAs Celiac and Gluten Sensitivities Gain Prominence, Drug Companies Race to Find Treatments:

Like many people with a sensitivity to gluten, Kristen Sweet avoids the protein in wheat that can make her sick. But when she eats at a friend’s house or a restaurant, she cannot be certain that the food is absolutely gluten-free. Read more