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Hepatitis B Vaccine Less Effective for Celiac Patients

Fifty percent of the celiac patients under the age of 5 were nonresponsive to the vaccine compared to 30 percent of the control group.

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Gluten Found in Probiotics, Despite ‘Gluten-Free’ Label

New York researchers tested top-selling probiotics, and more than 50 percent contained gluten.

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Why Are So Many Celiacs Getting Glutened?

First published in the Fall 2014 edition of Allergic Living magazine. SHE looked down at her stomach in shock and disbelief. While April Marlow-Ravelli was one month pregnant, her belly was suddenly protruding as if she was six months along. Round and hard, her stomach was also in so much pain that she was having trouble breathing. With […]

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Gluten-Free Diet Meets the Teen Years

Originally published in Allergic Living’s Fall 2014 magazine. Diagnosed in September 2013 with celiac disease, Cam Rich knows he can never again have his favorite chocolate-flavored cereal, chicken nuggets or anything else that contains gluten, the protein that caused his headaches, bloating and nausea. The 13-year-old doesn’t want to appear scared of things like pizza – even though he […]

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Glutened? What to Do.

There’s that dreaded tingling on your skin, your head is starting to pound and your insides feel fit to burst. Despite your best efforts, you’ve been glutened. But is there a way to minimize the misery? Dr. Joseph Murray, a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, offers some do’s and a definite don’t: […]

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“Gluten-Free” Oats Label Approved in Canada

In Canada, like in the U.S. and Europe, with less than 20 ppm of gluten will now be labeled as “gluten-free”.

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Celiac Linked to Higher Rate of Miscarriage and Premature Birth 

A study of pregnancy experiences finds that women with celiac disease are significantly more likely to miscarry or give birth prematurely than other women. The study was conducted through a lengthy online survey and involved 970 women: 329 of whom had tested postive by biopsy for celiac disease, and a control group of 641 women […]

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‘Seriously, Celiac’ Campaign Stresses Need for Family Testing

Video goes viral, while program guides the ‘how-tos’ of conversation.

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Researchers Hope to Develop a Celiac-Safe Wheat

The massive research project aims to the isolate precise proteins in wheat that cause reactivity in celiacs.

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Study Calls for Growth Screening to Detect Celiac in Kids

The Finnish study was able to detect celiac disease in children two years earlier than when they were diagnosed by looking at growth factors.

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