Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the body mistakenly reacts to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye, as if it were a poison.
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.
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.
Two researchers are spearheading projects that could change the future of celiac disease treatment.
Down syndrome is closely linked with autoimmune diseases, including celiac disease, but this connection is often overlooked. Research suggests that 5-15% of people with Down syndrome have celiac 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.
Dr. Alessio Fasano answers reader questions about migraines and celiac, whether charcoal is an effective way to ease symptoms of gluten exposure and more!
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.
Managing diabetes and celiac disease, both autoimmune disorders that are linked together, can be a challenge. The dietary restrictions of…