Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an inherited autoimmune disorder where gluten has been identified as the environmental trigger of the disease. Gluten is an ingested protein found in wheat, barley and rye.
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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Research focuses on ways to enhance gluten-free products

Research focuses on ways to enhance gluten-free products

Researchers decode the mechanisms of cell renewal process

Researchers decode the mechanisms of cell renewal process

How mass screening efforts have helped identify more cases of celiac disease in children

How mass screening efforts have helped identify more cases of celiac disease in children

Loss of gut epithelial barrier responsible for COVID-19-related MIS-C in children, suggests study

Loss of gut epithelial barrier responsible for COVID-19-related MIS-C in children, suggests study

Study shows how rare but serious post-COVID-19 complication develops in children, adolescents

Study shows how rare but serious post-COVID-19 complication develops in children, adolescents

Defective epithelial barrier responsible for up to two billion chronic diseases

Defective epithelial barrier responsible for up to two billion chronic diseases

How have COVID-19 pandemic school closures impacted the health of children globally?

How have COVID-19 pandemic school closures impacted the health of children globally?

Researchers identify foods that cause 90% of food allergies

Researchers identify foods that cause 90% of food allergies

iTHRIV announces recipients of  health research pilot projects

iTHRIV announces recipients of health research pilot projects

Antibiotics administered before age 2 are linked to ongoing conditions

Antibiotics administered before age 2 are linked to ongoing conditions

Researchers to explore the role of gut microbes in childhood celiac disease

Researchers to explore the role of gut microbes in childhood celiac disease

Intestinal microbiota offers new prospects for treating celiac disease

Intestinal microbiota offers new prospects for treating celiac disease

$109 million NIH grant awarded to expand Alzheimer's disease and Down syndrome research

$109 million NIH grant awarded to expand Alzheimer's disease and Down syndrome research

Tryptophan found in turkeys can accelerate intestinal healing in people with celiac disease

Tryptophan found in turkeys can accelerate intestinal healing in people with celiac disease

Unique antibody profile differentiates people with non-celiac gluten sensitivity

Unique antibody profile differentiates people with non-celiac gluten sensitivity

FDA issues final rule to establish compliance requirements for fermented and hydrolyzed foods

FDA issues final rule to establish compliance requirements for fermented and hydrolyzed foods

New approach enhances prediction of type 1 diabetes among susceptible children

New approach enhances prediction of type 1 diabetes among susceptible children

A new device for modeling the human gut’s complex microbiome environment

A new device for modeling the human gut’s complex microbiome environment

New review provides an update on management of premenopausal osteoporosis

New review provides an update on management of premenopausal osteoporosis

No-biopsy diagnosis for adults with suspected celiac disease could cut long NHS waiting lists

No-biopsy diagnosis for adults with suspected celiac disease could cut long NHS waiting lists