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Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...patients with a rare digestive disease that causes gluten
intolerance, say Italian and Irish researchers. T...n time is a novel tool for decreasing the level of gluten
intolerance in humans," say the researchers. (R.D. Cagno, M.D. Angelis, S. Auricchio, L. Greco, C...
Highlights of the November 2003 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...to a gluten-free diet meaning total elimination of gluten
from all foods and medications. "Celiac disease can be controlled by choosing the right foods to eat," said registered dietitian and ADA spokesperson Leslie Bonci. "Contact a registered dietitian to help identify the foods celiac sufferers can eat...
Discovery may lead to first medical treatment for Celiac disease
...licited by gliadin. Gliadin is the subfraction of gluten
that acts as a toxin or poison in people with celi...f Health (NIH), celiac disease (CD), also known as gluten
intolerance, celiac sprue or gluten
sensitive enteropathy, affects an estimated one in 250 Americans...
Univ of MD study on prevalence of celiac disease
... "Gluten is poison to celiac patients. Avoiding gluten
requires major lifestyle changes, and it impacts entire families," says Dr. Fasano. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease, just like diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. "There are two elements that play together for someone to develop an autoimmu...
Stanford researchers find cause, possible cure for gluten intolerance
...sue of Science, researchers identify a fragment of gluten
called gliadin as the celiac culprit. They showed that this fragment is resistant to digestion and is responsible for the intestine-damaginginflammatory response experienced by celiac patients. They also report the use of a dietary enzyme made by a b...
Celiac disease not as uncommon as once thought, say researchers at Wake Forest
... genetic disorder that results in a sensitivity to gluten
from wheat, rye or barley products. If left untreated, celiac disease keeps the body from absorbing needed vitamins and minerals, often leaving a patient anemic and malnourished. However, treatment is not painful, according to Ivor D. Hill, M.D., a ...
Corn Byproduct Shows Promise As Biodegradable Packaging Material
... membrane processing. Zein is extracted from corn gluten
meal left over after ethanol manufactureand also f...ss to manufacture biodegradable plastics from corn gluten
meal. Theprocess involves melting the zein with fatty acids to produce moldable resins.When disposed...