Celiac DiseaseInfo Center
Food made from wheat and other gluten-containing flours may satisfy certain palates. But it sickens those who are allergic to gluten, a group whose numbers may be growing.
Celiac disease is not common among children, but it may have been underdiagnosed until recent years. Knowing risk factors for it may help parents.
A gluten-free diet can control or eliminate the painful symptoms of celiac disease. Now, there is more good news for celiac disease patients, especially the ones who eat gluten-free.
Quinoa is a high-protein grain from South America that has become more popular in recent years. A recent study examined whether people who could not eat gluten could tolerate this grain.
Research on autism spectrum disorders has uncovered more and more information each year. One area that has often been studied is the relationship between autism and digestive problems.
In patients with celiac disease, the immune system attacks the patient's own body and causes damage to the lining of the gut. The disease has been linked to a higher risk of lymphoma, a type of blood cancer.
While families can pass down a lot of things from one generation to the next, one thing that unfortunately gets caught in the mix is celiac disease.
Parents often wonder when to feed new foods to their baby. New research suggests that introducing wheat early can help babies avoid developing celiac disease.
Just because children may eat their vegetables doesn't mean they're always healthy. If kids have celiac disease, they may not be properly digesting their nutrients. And how their intestines stretch out may help tell whether the disease is to blame.
When the stomach's yearning for food, heads can start aching as well. And it can happen more often among people with stomach problems.