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.
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.