If you have celiac disease, you might soon be able to take a pill with your gluten-free meals to help prevent uncomfortable symptoms like bloating – and stave off damage to your small intestine. Developed in San Carlos, California by Alvine Pharmaceuticals, the medication, called ALV003, is being heralded as a significant step forward. Dr. […]
There were days that the fatigue was so bad that Shelia Cafferty could barely haul herself out of bed. She had hay fever, she kept breaking out into inexplicable rashes, she felt bloated all the time. Without answers and feeling awful continuously, soon, she sank into depression. “I knew something was really wrong,” she recalls […]
Excerpts from newly released audio tapes with Jackie Kennedy fuel the belief that her husband John F. Kennedy suffered symptoms of celiac disease.
Trying to figure out what products are really gluten-free can be a shopping headache. Canada’s newly enhanced allergen and gluten labelling rules, coming into effect next year, will certainly help, but there will still be fine print and confusing “may contain” statements to navigate. Now the Canadian Celiac Association is trying to make its mark […]
The FDA has reopened the comment period for its proposal on gluten-free food labeling and is inviting consumers to comment. Here’s how.
Oscar winner credits going gluten-free with weight loss. Managing Editor Kim Shiffman explains why his thinking is misguided.
May is Celiac Awareness Month. But what can you do to participate? A few ideas to get you started. – Head down to the brand new Ottawa Convention Centre this weekend (May 13-15) for the Canadian Celiac Association’s 30th annual conference, featuring top-notch speakers, loads of vendors and the latest and greatest in gluten-free foods. […]
From the Allergic Living magazine archives. He was the child who fell into strange trances and broke bones like twigs. But today Eamon Murphy is a thriving teenager. Eamon Murphy started out life as an elfin, silent toddler. At 3½ years of age, he began to fall into short trances without warning, his blue eyes […]
Scientists have proven that gluten sensitivity and celiac disease are separate conditions and do not have the same outcomes on health.
Having either celiac disease or asthma puts you at a higher risk of getting the other. Researchers want to know why.