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One Man’s Stand for Gluten-Free Drugs

Michael Weber was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2004, and immediately adopted the gluten-free diet to protect his health. But after taking a prescribed generic drug for only a few days, the resident of Eastchester, New York, was distressed to find he was again developing symptoms, such as the dermatitis herpetiformis skin rash he’d had before the condition was discovered. It turned out that […]

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From Allergens to Gluten, What’s In That Herbal Remedy?

Scientist was surprised to find ‘cheap fillers,’ including gluten and soybean.

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Gluten In Our Medications and Pills

How real are the concerns, what do you need to watch for, and will there ever be clear labeling?

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Program to Curtail Unwanted Gluten

CCA takes aim at gluten cross-contact during shipping and processing of gluten-free foods.

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Cat Allergy Therapy Fails in Crucial Study

Much-heralded cat allergy vaccine fails in crucial study.

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Microbiome Study Holds High Hopes for Celiac Prevention

Dr. Fasano: “We hope to eventually prevent celiac disease before it begins.”

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Fighting Allergy, Celiac at the Nano Level

Goal is for the nanoparticle and its cargo to fool your immune system into not responding, says microbiologist.

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Celiac Disease in Children or Teens: The Sneaky Signs to Watch For

Edyth Moldow, now 14, once lagged behind in height and weight. Today she’s a healthy, gluten-free ballerina. First published in Allergic Living magazine in 2015; to subscribe click here. AS a mouse magically turned into a coachman, Edyth Moldow was supposed to look small in her dance school’s production of the ballet Cinderella. But her mom’s breath caught when […]

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Celiac’s Evolution: The Mind-Boggling Rise of Non-Gut Symptoms

The Robbins: Chris, Betsy and daughter Izzy. From Allergic Living magazine; to subscribe click here. ON a crisp October morning in 2014, Betsy Robbins waited impatiently in the hospital recovery room with her still-groggy husband, who 30 minutes earlier had undergone an intestinal biopsy. She looked up, expectant, when the gastroenterologist entered the room. “Your husband either has intestinal cancer or […]

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Celiac’s Family Ties: On Getting Your Clan Screened

A celiac diagnosis presents many challenges for families — including how to urge relatives to get tested.

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