Tag Archives: celiac

Celiac Patients React to “Gluten Free” Bread

Gluten Free Bread Damages Celiacs… A recent study found that patients with celiac disease can react to “gluten free” bread made with maize (corn) protein.  Serum IgA was measured against the prolamine in corn.  Previous studies have found similar reactions with corn in patients with gluten sensitivity. Many of these studies find that the gluten […]

Unexplained Infertility Higher in Woman with Gluten Sensitivity

Nutritional causes of infertility

Can Gluten Cause Infertility? Gluten is a scientifically known hormone disruptor, and we also know that it can contribute to problems with conception.  A recent research study shed even more light on this topic.  Doctors identified that women with gluten problems had much higher rates of unexplained infertility (infertility with no other known cause) recent […]

Celiac Vaccine Phase I Trial Finished

New vaccine for celiac disease finished Phase I trial.  The results summary are as follows: 34 test subjects were double blinded to test the safety of the new Nexvax2 vaccine for patients diagnosed with celiac disease.  All patients were HLA-DQ 2 or 8 positive.  In all, 19 subjects received the vaccine.  Three different doses were […]

Gluten Sensitivity Increases the Risk for Asthma

A new study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology finds a connection between asthma and celiac disease.  This is just one more study that connects breathing disorders to food allergy.   Most doctors focus on air born allergies when trying to treat asthma.   It is nice to see researchers looking into food as […]

Why are Gluten Free Diets Failing to Heal So Many Patients?

A recent study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology finds that more than 30% of patients with celiac disease following a gluten free diet fail to exhibit recovery of intestinal damage after 5 years on a gluten free diet. Mucosal recovery was absent in a substantial portion of adults with CD after treatment with […]

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