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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.
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.
Recent research has revealed that the spectrum of diseases associated with celiac disease may be much wider than previously thought. A team of scientists analyzing a database of the electronic health records of 36 million people discovered potential links between celiac disease and a multitude of conditions as diverse as liver disease, Graves’ disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, lupus, eosinophilic esophagitis, anxiety disorder, Down syndrome, psoriasis and autism.
A team of Italian researchers associated with the University of Salerno evaluated the effects of celiac disease on the mouth and teeth. Previous studies have found that defects in the development of tooth enamel are seen more frequently in people with celiac disease.
People with alpha-gal, a red meat allergy induced by tick bite, may accumulate more plaque in their arteries than those without the allergy, making them more susceptible to heart disease.
Medical guidelines recommend that all first-degree relatives of celiac patients be screened for celiac disease. However, a recent study found poor overall adherence to celiac screening for relatives.
Researchers in Turkey found that the vitamin A and D levels of kids with celiac disease were significantly lower compared to the children who didn’t have celiac disease. And deficiencies in vitamin A and D were significantly higher.
A group of researchers in the UK conducted a systematic data review and found that a mother’s diet can influence her child’s risk of developing allergic disease or autoimmune disease. Among other findings, they reported the positive health benefits of probiotics and fish oil supplementation.
Research has revealed that undiagnosed celiac disease can impact a woman’s fertility. A study recently conducted by Danish researchers supports this and reports that women with undiagnosed celiac may be more prone to miscarriage or stillbirth than women who never develop the disease.