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.
For the first time, scientists have grown live cell intestinal models, allowing them to directly observe early stages of celiac….
One-third of restaurant food labeled gluten-free contains detectable gluten, according to crowdsourced data1 in the United States. Contamination was even…
While typical college dining halls are often difficult to navigate safely for students with celiac, less obvious but equally important…
Research shows that people with celiac disease have a higher chance of developing dental problems, from enamel problems to a dry mouth, when compared to control groups.
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.
Researchers at a biotech company discovered that a molecule becomes elevated within hours of gluten consumption.
While fiber is known to be a great addition to any diet as it promotes gut health, another unwitting benefit is that it may lower the risk of unborn babies contracting 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.