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Pediatric-Dose Epinephrine Approved

Adamis Pharmaceuticals announced that the FDA has approved a lower-dose version (0.15mg) of Symjepi, an epinephrine-prefilled syringe, for emergency treatment of anaphylaxis in children who weigh between 33 and 65 pounds.
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Licking Pacifiers & Allergy Risk

Researchers at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit found that mothers who lick their baby’s pacifier after it falls to the ground (rather than hand wash or sterilize it) have babies with lower IgE levels, associated with a lower risk of allergy development. The team monitored babies’ IgE levels at birth, six months and 18 months of age.
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Celiac Disease and Headaches

A research team in the UK recently explored the relationship between celiac disease and headaches. Using a systematic computer-based literature search, they found that 26 percent of adults and over 18 percent of children with celiac disease have headaches. The headaches are predominantly migraines.
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Stressed Out: The Link Between Anxiety and Celiac Disease

Whether anxiety is more common in people with celiac disease than in the general population has been the subject of several recent studies. Many of these studies have reached differing conclusions, in part due to different comparison populations, says Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, a celiac expert at the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University in New York.
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On Track to Fitness

Winter weather can make sticking to an exercise routine more challenging. With colder, shorter days, the urge to curl up on the couch can be irresistible. But don’t let the season demotivate you. As we come out of the food-focused holidays, maintaining a fitness routine is more important than ever.
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Gluten in Your Medications

The risk is low. Here’s how to manage it. You may be extremely diligent about avoiding all sources of gluten—but what about gluten in your prescription and over-the-counter medications? The last place you want to encounter...
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Research Roundup: December/January 2019

About a third of restaurant foods labeled gluten-free contain detectable amounts of gluten, according to a new study by the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City.
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Celiac Patient Registry

In 2016, the Celiac Disease Foundation launched iCureCeliac, a national registry of people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity and their caregivers. We asked the Foundation’s CEO, Marilyn Geller, to tell us more about it and explain why we should all participate.
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5 Things to Say When Ordering Gluten-Free

Although I’ve been gluten-free for over eight years, dining out safely can still be a challenge for me. Ask anyone with celiac disease and they’ll likely say the same.
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Asthma and Food Allergies

Vigilance is woven into each day for people navigating life with both asthma and food allergies. Research has shown that children like Morgan who have food allergies are more than twice as likely to have asthma than children without food allergies.

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Pesto Potato Salad

Vegan Pesto Potato Salad

  Help! There’s a Vegan in My House! Keep everyone in your house happy and well fed with this delicious recipe. Potato salad gets an herbaceous makeover...
Celiac Disease and Cancer

Cancer & Celiac Disease