This Week in Gluten-Free News

 

Week of April 18, 2019

Gluten-Free Diet May Ease Schizophrenia Symptoms
Medscape: “A gluten-free diet may reduce symptoms in a particular subset of patients with schizophrenia, early research suggests.” Click here for the full story.
Novel algorithm assesses risk for progression to celiac disease in children
Healio: “Researchers have developed a new algorithm to help assess risk for villous atrophy in children with potential celiac disease and identify which patients can hold off on immediately switching to a gluten-free diet.” Click here for the full story. 
Baby step towards breath-testing for gut disorders
MDLinx: “Small children may one day avoid invasive, painful, and often traumatic esophageal tube-testing for gut damage and celiac disease with a new method of simply blowing into a glass tube to provide effective diagnoses.” Click here for the full story.
What is dermatitis herpetiformis? And how it is related to celiac disease?
Health Journal: “Mostly, people think that this rash is caused by some form of the herpes virus. But actually, it has nothing to do with herpes. Dermatitis herpetiformis occurs in individuals with celiac disease.” Click here for the full story.

Is my food safe? Gluten found in 32% of food labeled gluten-free, new study says
USA Today: “Even if a restaurant menu says an item is gluten free, new research says there’s a good chance some gluten will end up on your plate.” Click here for the full story.

SCS Now Offers Gluten-Free Certification
Perishable News: “SCS is proud to certify foods and beverages under the strict gluten-free standard developed by the Gluten Intolerance Group and administered by the Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO).” Click here for the full story.

Week of April 11, 2019

5 Tips I Wish I Knew When I Was First Diagnosed With Celiac Disease
Yahoo Lifestyle: “I was the second person in my family to be diagnosed with celiac disease, and I thought I was on top of everything. I figured I knew just how to handle it, and it would be no big deal. I was wrong.” Click here for the full story.

When Your Diet Affects Your Social Life
The New York Times: “
My dietary restrictions were limiting my college experience more than I thought.” Click here for the full story.