Researchers hoped that Cat-SPIRE would herald a new age in cat allergy treatment. But a late-stage clinical trial has shown that a placebo is just as effective as the therapy.
Dr. Fasano: “We hope to eventually prevent celiac disease before it begins.”
Goal is for the nanoparticle and its cargo to fool your immune system into not responding, says microbiologist.
The symptoms of celiac disease can be harder to spot in young patients.
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 celiac disease,” he said bluntly. “The odds… Read more »
Imagine a future where you simply introduce a “Trojan horse” into your body to turn off your allergic asthma, food allergy or even an autoimmune condition like celiac disease over the long term.
If you’ve got celiac disease, your relatives also need to be tested. But prodding them along to the doctor’s office is not so easy.
Increased risk seen in those who wheezed throughout childhood, and for those who outgrew it.
Eamon Murphy is a far cry from the little boy we first wrote about back in 2010.
Meet Michael Frolichstein, a Chicago-based filmmaker who has produced The Celiac Project, a new documentary about life before and after being diagnosed with celiac disease. Inspired by his own diagnosis, Frolichstein traveled across the U.S., speaking to medical experts and patients who told him dozens of personal stories of struggles and breakthroughs. He also turned… Read more »