Study finds no link between gluten intake and heart disease risk in people without celiac disease
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  May 7, 2017  
  Celiac Disease  
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 Study finds no link between gluten intake and heart disease risk in people without celiac diseaseStudy finds no link between gluten intake and heart disease risk in people without celiac disease
 
A study of more than 100,000 men and women revealed that dietary gluten is not associated with heart disease risk in people without celiac disease. The findings also suggest that limiting whole grains as part of a low-gluten diet may increase the risk of heart disease in people who do not have celiac disease.
 
 
 Opportunities and risks of direct-to-consumer genetic health risk testsOpportunities and risks of direct-to-consumer genetic health risk tests
 
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   Study highlights risk factors for widespread vitamin D deficiencyStudy highlights risk factors for widespread vitamin D deficiency
 
Results from a clinical review published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association find nearly 1 billion people worldwide may have deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D due to chronic disease and inadequate sun exposure related to sunscreen use.
 
   New study uses 10x Genomics’ Single Cell 3’ Solution to unravel stem cell self-renewal mechanismNew study uses 10x Genomics’ Single Cell 3’ Solution to unravel stem cell self-renewal mechanism
 
10x Genomics, a company focused on enabling the mastery of biology by accelerating genomic discovery, today announced publication of an article in the journal Nature of a collaborative research study with researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
 
   MGH researchers provide direct link between ‘leaky gut’ and chronic inflammatory diseaseMGH researchers provide direct link between ‘leaky gut’ and chronic inflammatory disease
 
With the help of genetically engineered mice, scientists at the Massachusetts General Hospital are moving closer to establishing the role that increased intestinal permeability, sometimes called a "leaky gut," plays in chronic inflammatory conditions.
 
 Study reveals gluten diet is not connected with heart disease among non-celiac people
 
Study reveals gluten diet is not connected with heart disease among non-celiac peopleThe study findings published online in the British Medical Journal today reveal that the intake of a long-term gluten diet is not connected with coronary heart disease among people without celiac disease.
 
 
 Viral trigger may underlie development of celiac disease
 
Viral trigger may underlie development of celiac diseaseReovirus, which commonly infects humans without causing any symptoms, may trigger an immune response to gluten that causes celiac disease, report US researchers.
 
 
 Are your bowel symptoms serious?
 
Are your bowel symptoms serious?Very common – most of us will experience bowel symptoms from time to time, but usually the symptoms last only a few days. You should see your GP if they persist for more than three weeks (sooner if they are severe) or if your symptoms keep coming back.