Research

  1. Spring Birthdays Increases the Risk of Celiac Disease?

    If you are into astrology, then supposedly a birth date can tell a lot about a person. If you are into science, then two research studies point to spring and summer birthdays as a potential risk factor for celiac disease (CD). These studies build u ...

  2. Survey Says: One Third of Americans Cutting Back or Eliminating Gluten

    The gluten-free bandwagon is growing, and four years worth of data collection just released is confirming this. The NPD Group, an international market information company, reported earlier this month that one in every three U.S. adults claims to ha ...

  3. Potential Celiac Disease Vaccine Currently in Clinical Trials

    ImmusanT, a biotech company working to develop treatment and a set of diagnostic tools to help manage patients with Celiac disease (CD) recently announced new research involving advancement towards a possible vaccine. The company’s treatment approa ...

  4. Anti-Gluten Drug Quest Makes New Strides

    To date, the only available treatment for celiac disease (CD) has been to follow a strict gluten-free diet. However, according to a December 2012 paper published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society , the discovery of a new enzyme cou ...

  5. 2013 Gluten-omics Report: Gluten-Free Product Market Growing Big Time

    For now, it seems we can all breathe a sigh of relief that we didn’t tumble over the edge of the fiscal cliff. But while some investors may still be hemming and hawing over where to allocate funds this year, the market for gluten-free foods and bev ...

  6. Removing Trace Amounts of Gluten From Diet May Help to Alleviate Symptoms, Study Finds

    If you have celiac disease, you know that a gluten-free diet will help alleviate symptoms like diarrhea, weight-loss, abdominal pain, fatigue and others. However, some people find their symptoms remain, even after they eliminate gluten from their d ...

  7. Drug Therapies in the Works to Combat Celiac Disease

    Several biopharmaceutical research companies are investigating an early-stage oral therapy for preventing small intestine damage in people with celiac disease. ...

  8. Study suggests refined carbs play a role in food addiction

    You’ve probably been there before—sitting in the kitchen, fighting the craving for cake, cookies or ice cream (even gluten-free!), and feeling a bit like an addict. If so, you might find solace in a recent study that suggests refined carbs contribu ...

  9. Researchers document clinical evidence of celiac disease in 2,000-year-old skeleton

    If you’re living with celiac disease, you may sometimes feel like you’re alone on an island, isolated from people who don’t maintain a gluten-free diet. We get it – we know how you feel. While support programs like the Gluten Freedom Project offer ...

  10. Could Meds Contribute To CD Symptoms? Research Suggests So…

    During a three-year span, physicians at the Mayo Clinic treated approximately 20 patients with symptoms that closely resembled celiac disease, including chronic diarrhea, weight loss and intestinal inflammation. The puzzling part was that these pat ...