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Gluten intake during childhood may increase risk for celiac disease

August 29, 2019
High gluten intake during the first 5 years of life may increase the risk for celiac disease, according to findings published in JAMA.

Beyond Celiac awards nearly $450,000 in research grants

August 24, 2019
Beyond Celiac – a leading nonprofit supporting research in celiac disease – announced the award of two long-term grants funding an…

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Latest evidence that celiac disease runs in families prompts Mayo Clinic doctors to call for more screening

August 22, 2019
A “high prevalence” of celiac disease was found among screened first-degree relatives of patients with the condition, according to…

Celiac advocacy group launches mobile app to increase patient engagement

August 16, 2019
Beyond Celiac, a patient advocacy group, has launched a mobile app to complement its online research database to offer users a more convenient…

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Micronutrient deficiencies common in celiac disease

July 13, 2019
Deficiencies in micronutrients like zinc, copper and vitamin B12 are common in patients with celiac disease, according to study results. Despite…


ImmusanT discontinues phase 2 trial of celiac disease vaccine

June 26, 2019
ImmusanT announced that it will discontinue its phase 2 global study of Nexvax2, a peptide-based immunomodulatory vaccine intended to treat celiac…

Meeting News

Portable gluten sensors may help improve quality of life in celiac disease

June 17, 2019
SAN DIEGO — A handheld gluten sensor could improve quality of life by helping patients with celiac disease alleviate fears about eating at…

Meeting News

Cooking classes improve diet adherence, quality of life in celiac

May 20, 2019
SAN DIEGO — A series of cooking courses helped patients with celiac disease improve adherence to a gluten-free diet and their quality of life…

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Healio to report live from DDW 2019

May 17, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Over the next four days, the gastroenterology community will convene in the San Diego Convention Center for Digestive Disease Week…

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Nearly 25% of kids with autism have pica

May 7, 2019
Nearly one-quarter of children with autism spectrum disorder have pica — an eating disorder involving the eating of nonfood items —…

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Novel algorithm assesses risk for progression to celiac disease in children

April 16, 2019
Researchers have developed a new algorithm to help assess risk for villous atrophy in children with potential celiac disease and identify which…

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Budesonide possible treatment option for acute gluten exposure

March 25, 2019
A small case series conducted by researchers from the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center highlighted the potential of an…


Fighting an 'invisible epidemic' during Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month

March 13, 2019
Faced with an increasing incidence and prevalence of autoimmune disease in the United States —approximately 23.5 million Americans are affected…

In the JournalsPerspective

Childhood exposure to systemic antibiotics linked to celiac disease

March 4, 2019
Exposure to systemic antibiotics in the first year of life may be a risk factor for later development of celiac disease, according to results of an…

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Early enterovirus infection could trigger celiac disease in susceptible children

February 14, 2019
An enterovirus infection in early childhood could be a trigger for the development of celiac disease in children with increased genetic risk for the…

In the JournalsPerspective

Many children with celiac disease are lost to follow-up

January 7, 2019
One-quarter of children with celiac disease were lost to follow-up within a year of diagnosis and some failed to even see a gastroenterologist after…

In the JournalsPerspective

Non-invasive test diagnoses celiac disease without biopsy in some patients

January 3, 2019
A non-invasive test can accurately diagnose celiac disease in some patients and could lead to a decreased need for endoscopic diagnostic tests in the…

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Breath tests help identify treatable conditions in patients with suspected functional dyspepsia

December 11, 2018
Hydrogen breath tests could help diagnose treatable conditions in patients with suspected functional dyspepsia, according to research published in…

Meeting News

One-third of ‘gluten-free’ restaurant food contains gluten

October 19, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — As much as one-third of food labeled as gluten-free in restaurants are contaminated with gluten, according to research presented…

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Patients with celiac disease have trouble determining gluten exposure based on symptoms

October 17, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with celiac disease who rely on symptoms to know when they have been exposed to gluten have trouble determining if they…