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Does New Drug Promise Cure for Celiac Disease? Image: CC–Jonathan Silverberg Celiac.com 06/23/2017 – Dr. Alessio Fasano from the University of Maryland’s Celiac Research Center published a paper in Clinical and Developmental Immunology last month. It focused on a new drug developed by Dr. Fasano that has shown promising results in both animal and human trials. But is this the …

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How a Miracle Cure for Celiac Disease Backfired Why were bananas once regarded as a Celiac.com 06/22/2017 – Once upon a time, bananas were thought by many doctors to possess tremendous healing properties. Bananas were used to help diabetics to use weight. Doctors told mothers to feed bananas to their infants starting at 4 weeks. And for a long time, …

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Suppressive Function of Regulatory T Cells Impaired in Celiac Patients Is Treg cell dysfunction a key factor in celiac disease development? Photo: Zappys Technology Solutions Celiac.com 06/21/2017 – Circulating gluten-specific FOXP3+CD39+ regulatory T cells have impaired suppressive function in patients with celiac disease. What does that mean? Although researchers understand the effector T-cell response in patients with celiac disease pretty …

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Infections during infancy linked to greater risk for celiac disease June 20, 2017 Infections during infancy are associated with increased risk for gluten intolerance (celiac disease) later on. Apparently the risk is particularly high in the case of repeated gastrointestinal infections in the first year of life. This conclusion was drawn by scientists of the Institute for Diabetes Research at …

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Chicken with Mushrooms and Artichokes (Gluten-Free) Chicken comes together with mushrooms and artichokes in this easy gluten-free recipe. Photo: CC–Justin Smith Celiac.com 06/20/2017 – Anyone looking for a quick, and tasty dinner entree will likely love this recipe. Just grab some chicken breast halves, some fresh mushrooms, a can of artichokes, and a few other ingredients, and bang, you have …

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Can Duodenal Histopathology & Laboratory Deficiencies Reveal Poor Bone Metabolism in Celiac Disease? Photo: CC–Paul VanDerWerf Celiac.com 06/19/2017 – Adults with celiac disease often show atypical symptoms, though it is not uncommon for them to suffer from malabsorption of vitamins and minerals, which can result in disrupt normal bone metabolism. A team of researchers recently set out to evaluate laboratory …

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The Proposed Gluten-Free Labeling Rule Goes Far Beyond Providing Safe Food Options Image: CC–Ged Carroll Celiac.com 06/17/2017 – Hello, my name is Gerry. I am a certified Medical Technologist currently working as a Clinical Systems Analyst. I was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2006 by blood/biopsy. I have two wonderful children, 1 of whom has screened positive for a celiac …

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Slow-Cooked Pork Shoulder with Sauerkraut (Gluten-Free) Photo: CC–Walter Lim Celiac.com 06/16/2017 – One nice thing about spring is that one day you can be cooking outside, and the next, it’s cold again. It was snowing in Denver recently, so I figure an easy, tasty slow-cook dish is still good to have on hand. I like to serve this garlic mashed …

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Celiac Disease & Gluten-free Diet Information at Celiac.com ImmusanT, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing Nexvax2®, a therapeutic vaccine intended to protect against the effects of gluten exposure while maintaining a gluten-free diet in HLA-DQ2.5+ patients with celiac disease, today announced the presentation of data demonstrating a novel method of identifying patients on a gluten-free diet with celiac disease. The study, …

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Researchers Make Major Headway in Mapping Genetic Mutations in EATL Researchers make progress on mapping genetic mutations in EATL? Photo: CC–Ludwig Poggemann Celiac.com 06/15/2017 – Enteropathy-associated T cell lymphoma (EATL) subtypes are characterized by loss of function of SETD2. Although EATL is rare condition, it is deadly. It is also the most common neoplastic complication of celiac disease. A team …

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