A study of search engine queries shows people at risk for celiac are hard to identify based on symptoms. The…
The glow has dimmed on the gluten-free halo. The diet is no panacea, no formula for peak performance. “A gluten-free…
One-third of restaurant food labeled gluten-free contains detectable gluten, according to crowdsourced data1 in the United States. Contamination was even…
Most children with potential celiac can continue to eat gluten and will never develop overt disease, according to research from Italy.
Limited evidence exists for a link between celiac and autism spectrum disorder, according to a review from University of Calgary, Canada.
A study suggests medical professionals could more effectively use YouTube to educate a large audience about celiac disease.
Celiac, like other autoimmune diseases, affects women more than men. As high as 70 percent of American patients are female. The rate of undiagnosed celiac is also higher among women.
A study found a lower prevalence of diagnosed celiac in the US than was believed, evidence that the vast majority of people with celiac remain undiagnosed.
Research from Milan, Italy, suggests not all people with non-celiac gluten sensitivity must strictly avoid gluten forever. A small study of 22 patients found their responses to reintroduction of gluten varied widely. Some became sick again while others tolerated high-gluten diets.
A new study in Finland concluded celiac disease can be diagnosed accurately without a biopsy in some adults. These patients must score a triple positive on blood tests.
A study from University of Bologna, Italy, supports screening for celiac disease even among adults. Earlier detection could prevent complications of the disease.
Celiac disease can impact bone development at a crucial stage in childhood. Compliance with a gluten-free diet is the prime contributor to bone recovery, according to a study from Virgen del Rocío University Hospital, Seville, Spain.
The impacts of celiac disease on mental health. While a gluten-free diet is the only treatment for celiac, hypervigilance can lead to mental illness.
A promising drug has been found that can relieve the most rare and serious form of celiac disease.
Many people at risk for celiac are not being tested according to medical guidelines. Columbia University found 30 percent of people with relevant symptoms, who had a first-degree relative with celiac, were not screened.
A gluten-free diet may help treat schizophrenia in some cases. During five weeks without gluten, patients who had elevated immunoglobulin G type antibodies (AGA IgG) improved in psychiatric and intestinal symptoms.
People with celiac experience the rising gluten-free industry as a double-edged sword with benefits and challenges. Subjective experience is hard to quantify, but a new study utilized a novel technique.
A low-gluten diet alters the human microbiome. However, this may relate to quality of dietary fiber in the food, not a reduction in gluten itself. New evidence comes from a Danish study in which healthy adults showed significant weight loss and experienced less bloating on a low-gluten diet compared to when they consumed a gluten-rich diet.
On diagnosis, children with celiac had three times the normal risk for low bone mineral density in a study at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In bread-making, sourdough cultures reduce FODMAP content, which are carbs poorly absorbed by the digestive system. Clinical trials indicate thorough sourdough fermentation could potentially make wheat bread safe for people with celiac.
Newborns exposed to antibiotics during their first year have a 26 percent higher risk for celiac disease, according to new research.
New research has identified permanent “immune scarring” in celiac disease which persists despite recovery on a gluten-free diet. It helps explain why patients never recover tolerance for gluten. The evidence encourages early diagnosis of celiac and has implications in the search for a cure.
Children with celiac receive inadequate medical follow-up, according to a study at Boston Children’s Hospital. Within three years, half of patients were lost to follow-up, despite national guidelines that all celiac patients need routine assessment.
Teens with celiac disease have a higher risk for eating disorders, according to new research from Tel Aviv University, Israel. The risk increases for adolescents who are overweight, female and older.
Research shows a temporary diet low in FODMAPs can help those with persistent celiac symptoms despite adherence to a gluten-free diet. Study participants showed improvements in both digestive complaints and mental health after only three weeks.
Data from three large studies found that healthy American adults who eat less gluten have a higher risk for type 2 diabetes.
A small capsule containing a camera can, when ingested by a patient, explore the small intestine for celiac. Combined with computer technology, it can diagnose the disease without an invasive procedure and with greater accuracy.
Children treated for celiac heal faster than adults. In a study at the University of Chicago, most patients reported improved symptoms after two years on a gluten-free diet. However, gastrointestinal complaints like bloating and diarrhea resolved better than non-digestive problems like fatigue.
Read the latest research on celiac disease and pregnancy and a drug that healed monkeys with celiac-like disease.
A clinical study of probiotics in children with celiac has found yet-unknown microbes may participate in the disease. Several other species previously known also make an appearance either for good or ill.
This study from University of Minnesota suggests people who value gluten-free products want a healthier life but do not always make sound medical choices.
Wondering about the benefits of going gluten free for and IBD (inflammatory bowel disease)? Learn about gluten, Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis.
Celiac is a global disease. About 0.7 percent of people on Earth have the condition, or 1 in every 142 people. That estimate comes from a recent meta-analysis pooling data from population studies around the world.
Data from a U.K. study show the death rate for celiac patients has declined since blood tests for antibodies were introduced in the 1990s.
Most children with celiac have non-intestinal symptoms upon diagnosis. These patients show more severe symptoms and damage to the small intestine.
Adhering to a truly gluten-free diet is nearly impossible. However, the level of gluten restriction that can be achieved is effective for many patients.
Research from three U.S. hospitals reveals patients with non-classic celiac symptoms face a much longer delay in diagnosis.
A survey of people on a gluten-free diet found those with gluten sensitivity are more skeptical about medicine and food safety than those with celiac.
Recent tests found that individual servings of gluten-free oats sometimes contain more than 20 parts per million of gluten. Learn more about the results.
A recent study found evidence supporting the theory that an altered microbiome in infants is linked to development of celiac disease.
A study of 50 gluten-free products found certain ones had low essential minerals. What did they have in common?
For years experts theorized that breastfeeding and timely introduction of gluten could protect children from celiac.
A new blood test offers an easier way to detect celiac in people who already follow a gluten-free diet, welcome news for those wanting to avoid a gluten challenge.
Medical experts say celiac research could move faster if people living with celiac took a more active role. Find out why research is crucial and how you can play a role in the search for a cure.
Should at-risk people undergo celiac screening to find out if they have the condition? Get the facts on current research and find out what experts are saying.
Celiac hospitalization costs $7.4 million annually in the U.S., safe sourdough for celiac patients and more in this roundup of recent research news in the gluten-free community.
CD cases level off Prevalence of celiac disease in the United States has stopped increasing while undiagnosed cases appear to…
Read about the results of two recent studies into whether a common virus and cesarean section are celiac disease triggers.
Find out how current research into the microbiome could help shape future treatments for celiac disease—and maybe even prevent it.
A recent study found family members who care for celiac patients face a significant emotional burden, with a greater risk for depression and anxiety.
A study in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition found that nearly one in five children with celiac had persistent damage to the gut despite following a gluten-free diet for at least a year.
People with celiac disease have a higher risk for thyroid disease, according to recent research. Learn the signs to watch for and when to see a doctor.
Gluten-removed beer may not be safe for people with celiac disease, according to results found using a new method for detecting gluten.
Once thought to afflict mostly Caucasians, celiac disease is becoming cosmopolitan. It appears with higher-than-expected frequency in parts of North…
People with celiac disease are more likely to suffer from mental health problems including depression and bipolar disorder, according to an Italian study.
People living with rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia and other autoimmune disorders are finding relief on the gluten-free diet.
It sounds like two scenes from the same science fiction thriller. With celiac disease, the body’s immune system attacks its…
Maggie McCombs had been gluten free for about five years without a celiac disease diagnosis, when at age 23, with…
A new and unlikely ingredient is making its way into a few gluten-free foods. Don’t be surprised to find wheat starch in some products in the United States.
Preventive measures for celiac disease might include introducing particular foods while breastfeeding or enlisting the child to help in the garden or raise chickens.
Several drugs to treat celiac disease are currently being studied. Find all the details here, and see how you can volunteer to help researchers looking into new ways to protect patients from gluten cross-contamination.
Although the gluten-free diet and celiac disease have gained widespread attention in mainstream and social media in recent years, the rate of diagnosis has stubbornly remained nearly unchanged, with less than a paltry 20 percent aware they have the disease.