Celiac Disease

What is Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease affects the gastrointestinal tract - especially the small intestines. It is seen in genetically predisposed children and adults.

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Universal 'One-Size-Fits-All' Cancer Treatment

Universal 'One-Size-Fits-All' Cancer Treatment

Scientists isolate individual cells that cause autoimmune disease

Scientists isolate individual cells that cause autoimmune disease

UChicago researchers develop first accurate mouse model of celiac disease

UChicago researchers develop first accurate mouse model of celiac disease

New guidelines recommend no-biopsy approach for childhood celiac disease diagnosis

New guidelines recommend no-biopsy approach for childhood celiac disease diagnosis

Study reveals new "crosstalk" between intestinal microbes and developing thymic cells

Study reveals new "crosstalk" between intestinal microbes and developing thymic cells

Study finds negligible gluten transfer when children use Play Doh, uncooked pasta for play

Study finds negligible gluten transfer when children use Play Doh, uncooked pasta for play

Bacterial exposure is a potential environmental risk factor in developing coeliac disease

Bacterial exposure is a potential environmental risk factor in developing coeliac disease

Classroom activities pose low risk of harmful gluten exposure in children with celiac disease

Classroom activities pose low risk of harmful gluten exposure in children with celiac disease

Links between most human diseases and genetics are shaky at best

Links between most human diseases and genetics are shaky at best

Modern wheat does not impair gastrointestinal health in mice compared with heirloom variety

Modern wheat does not impair gastrointestinal health in mice compared with heirloom variety

Leaky gut and space flight – the mechanism revealed

Leaky gut and space flight – the mechanism revealed

Novel diagnostic method for rapid measurement of celiac disease antibodies

Novel diagnostic method for rapid measurement of celiac disease antibodies

Space travel can affect intestinal function of astronauts

Space travel can affect intestinal function of astronauts

Tips for a gluten-free Thanksgiving dinner

Tips for a gluten-free Thanksgiving dinner

MU researchers describe Down syndrome-associated catatonia

MU researchers describe Down syndrome-associated catatonia

New insights into how immune system and inflammation play a role in PD

New insights into how immune system and inflammation play a role in PD

Celiac disease may now be curable with biodegradable nanoparticles

Celiac disease may now be curable with biodegradable nanoparticles

Researchers receive $3.2 million NIH grant to pursue a deeper understanding of Down syndrome

Researchers receive $3.2 million NIH grant to pursue a deeper understanding of Down syndrome

New treatment shows promise to reverse celiac disease

New treatment shows promise to reverse celiac disease

Healthiest gut bacteria with plant-based or Mediterranean diet

Healthiest gut bacteria with plant-based or Mediterranean diet