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Celiac Disease Diagnosis, Testing & Treatment
This category contains a comprehensive overview that covers the information on diagnosing and treating celiac disease, including the latest research on the various new tests/screening techniques.
Note: The only medically acceptable treatment for celiac disease is a 100% gluten-free diet for life.
Recent studies of adult celiacs have suggested that complete, not just partial, mucosal recovery and healing is possible, but, in many cases, may take longer than is currently understood.Recently Dr. Hugh James Freeman of the Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, conducted a study to assess healing time in celiac patients.
Some researchers have criticized the usefulness of the 7 level Marsh-Oberhuber classification of mucosal damage in patients with celiac disease.
Researchers have documented a reduction of gastrointestinal symptoms in untreated celiac disease patients after oral administration of Bifidobacterium infantis Natren Life Start super strain (NLS-SS).
Could gluten-degrading enzymes offer a better future for celiac patients? Researchers identify food-grade subtilisins as gluten-degrading enzymes that might help treat celiac disease.
Study evaluates thirty years of diagnosing adult celiac disease using duodenal screening biopsies.
Hookworms have shown promise in treating celiac disease, and now research shows they might help treat asthma.
It\'s clear from research data that what was once thought to be a childhood disease can affect people well into adulthood and old age.
How early can you diagnose celiac disease? This is a most challenging question for everyone: children, parents, pediatricians, gastroenterologists and many other health professionals. This is because, like so many other diseases, celiac disease is a progressive condition that slowly creeps up on you. In addition, there is disagreement about what constitutes a definitive diagnosis of celiac disease.
A new study says doctors, not patients, are responsible for most delays in diagnosing celiac disease in women.
Government task force says more evidence needed to adequately weigh the benefits and harms of celiac disease screening in asymptomatic patients.
A rapidly expanding knowledge of the celiac disease regulatory pathway could soon lead to new breakthroughs.
The world’s first vaccine aimed at curing celiac disease is slated to begin full trials in Australia later this year.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force will make screening recommendations regarding celiac disease screening after taking public comments.
A few simple steps can help teens take control of their own celiac disease treatments, and manage their own gluten-free diets.
Sometimes, certain cases can stand out and grab the attention of clinicians or researchers. Such is the case of a 62-year-old woman who was suffering from severe malabsorption, and diagnosed with celiac disease based on the findings of flat, small intestinal mucosa and HLA-DQ2 positivity, although celiac blood tests were negative.
Alba Therapeutics has announced that their celiac treatment, larazotide acetate, has been licensed and will enter the first Phase 3 clinical trials ever conducted in a celiac disease drug later this year.
Celiac treatment BL-7010 receives important designation as Class IIb medical device in the EU.
What's the best way to diagnose non-celiac gluten sensitivity? New guidelines might provide an answer.