Patients with Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Show Similar Neurological Dysfunction

Researchers (Marios Hadjivassiliou, Dasappaiah G Rao, Richard A Grìnewald, Daniel P Aeschlimann, Ptolemaios G Sarrigiannis, Nigel Hoggard, Pascale Aeschlimann, Peter D Mooney and David S Sanders) recently compared clinical, neurophysiological, and imaging data of patients with Celiac Disease (CD) and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity (NCGS) who presented with neurological dysfunction (such as cerebellar ataxia, peripheral neurophathy, and encephalopathy). Patients were followed up regularly over a period […] read more

On February 24th, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Enter University of Maryland On-line Survey To Better Understand the Experience of Women with Celiac Disease

Elizabeth “Lizz” Reeves was diagnosed with Celiac in 2009. She is a Counseling Psychology Doctoral Student at the University of Maryland College of Education. Lizz and her research partner are inviting you to participate in their research project titled A Feminist Perspective on Coping with Interpersonal Stress in Chronic Disease … “The purpose of this research project […] read more

On January 9th, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Turner Syndrome and Celiac Disease Connection

Turner syndrome is a chromosomal condition that describes girls and women with common features that are caused by complete or partial absence of the second sex chromosome.  Turner syndrome occurs in approximately 1 of every 2,000 live female births and approximately 10% of all miscarriages, according to Turner Syndrome Society website.  Previous research has shown a high prevalence of […] read more

On January 9th, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Meadow Lane: A Complete Baking Mix for Vegan & Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (plus a Giveaway)

  Ever have the desire to bake up a batch of gluten-free cookies, only to discover you are out of one or more ingredients and either need to run off to the grocery store or disappointingly shelf the idea? We’ve all been there, right? Enter Meadow Lane, a Vegan & Gluten Free Complete Baking Mix for […] read more

On December 14th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Takeda (Japan) and Cour Pharma Partner to Develop Novel Therapies for Celiac Disease

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited based in Tokyo and Cour Pharmaceutical Development Company, Inc. announces partnership to research and develop immune modulating therapies for the potential treatment of celiac disease, according to a 7 December Press Release. “Cour is very pleased to be partnering with Takeda, and our collaboration marks an important breakthrough in the development of […] read more

On December 9th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Research Team in Australia Awarded over $860,000 to Study Hookworms as a Treatment for Celiac Disease

A scientist at Australia’s James Cook University and a JCU adjunct professor and gastroenterologist were awarded a grant from The National Health and Medical Research Council for the purpose of studying a “revolutionary” treatment for celiac (coeliac) disease using hookworms, according to a JCU November 9th Media Release.  The grant will allow the researchers to […] read more

On December 5th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

General Mills Issues Voluntary Recall Of Gluten-Free Cheerios And Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal

View Press Release listed on http://www.fda.gov/dated 5 October 2015 in its entirety below:   General Mills Issues Voluntary Recall Of Cheerios And Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal Produced At Its Lodi, California Location On Certain Dates Contact: Consumer: 1-800-775-8370 Media: Tom Forsythe 763-764-6364   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Minneapolis, Minn. – October 5, 2015 – General Mills is voluntarily recalling […] read more

On October 7th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Early Life Infections May Be a Risk Factor for Celiac Disease in Childhood

According to researchers from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, infections which occurred during the first 18 months of a child’s life, may increase the risk of developing celiac disease later in childhood, raising the possibility that infections can alter the immune system and act as a trigger to turn on celiac. The study is […] read more

On October 3rd, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Simply Gum: All Natural, Vegan, Gluten-Free Chewing Gum (Review)

    Looking for chewing gum that is free of gluten as well as other junk ingredients, check out Simply Gum, the only brand in the US that uses 100% natural ingredients, according to their website. This vegan line of all natural premium chewing gum is not only free of gluten and nuts, but also […] read more

On August 26th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

The Gluten Free Cheat Sheet: Go G-Free in 30 Days or Less, by April Peveteaux, Author of Gluten Is My Bitch Blog (Review & Giveaway)

  (SORRY, YOU JUST MISSED THIS GIVEAWAY!). I was sent a copy of the recently released “The Gluten Free Cheat Sheet: Go G-Free in 30 Days or Less” (a Perigee book, published by Penguin Group, NY), the second book by April Peveteaux, writer, editor and creator of the popular blog “Gluten is My Bitch”. I […] read more

On August 21st, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Burger King Changes Cooking Procedure for French Fries, No Longer Gluten-Free (effective Aug. 2015)

According to a Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) notice posted today (8.3.15), Burger King is changing their cooking procedures for their FRENCH FRIES, making them unsafe for the celiac, gluten sensitive and wheat allergy community. The procedures are in practice as of August 3, 2015. “Burger King Corporation (BKC) is committed to providing accurate nutrition […] read more

On August 3rd, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Recipe: No Bake Gluten-Free (Vegan, Nut-Free) Lemon Cream Pie, from our Featured Food Blogger, Danielle Dewar of Baking Backwards Blog

Danielle’s recipe is Gluten-Free, Gum-Free, Nut-Free, Paleo, Refined Sugar-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan, Mostly Raw and no-bake! Meet Danielle … Danielle Dewar, the blogger behind Baking Backwards, is a food writer and former pastry chef. Danielle’s blog has won several awards and her recipes have been featured on several online publications. She is a certified gluten free blogger and resource […] read more

On July 20th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Norwegian Scientists Find Cause of Celiac Disease

In an article featured on the University of Oslo Institute of Clinical Medicine’s (Faculty of Medicine) website (Research 2015), it was reported that a UiO professor and his group of researchers have discovered the cause of celiac (coeliac) disease – which cells are activated and why. “Professor Ludvig M. Sollid and his research group found […] read more

On July 20th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

PÜR gum Launches New Line of Aspartame-free (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free) Refreshing Mints!

PÜR gum Launches New Line of Aspartame-free (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free) Refreshing Mints!

PÜR (makers of the chewing gum) recently launched a line of naturally-sweetened MINTS! We’re already a fan of PÜR gum, certainly because it is free of gluten, but also because the PÜR line of gum, and now mints, is free of the synthetic (& questionable – do research!!) sweetener, Aspartame. Numerous products contain Aspartame, so if you are looking […] read more

On June 27th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Large Percentage of British Men with Gluten Intolerance, do not adhere to Gluten-Free Diet, According to Survey

Results from a United Kingdom survey reveal British men on a gluten free diet are less successful in their attempt to follow the diet, for various reasons and apparently cheat more frequently than women do. Newburn Bakehouse by Warburtons commissioned the survey and found there is still “an alarming stigma from men surrounding gluten free, […] read more

On June 20th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Possible link between Celiac Disease and Bacterial Transglutaminase used in food processing: a hypothesis

Could microbial transglutaminase, an ingredient added to food for the purpose of enhancement (improves food texture, shelf life, etc.), be an environmental enhancer for Celiac Disease (CD) and one explanation for the rise in CD incidences?  Researchers Aaron Lerner, with the Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Unit, Carmel Medical Center, B. Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of […] read more

On June 18th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Many Probiotics Are Contaminated with Traces of Gluten, according to study

Newswise — WASHINGTON, DC (May 15, 2015) More than half of popular probiotics contain traces of gluten, according to an analysis performed by investigators at the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). Tests on 22 top-selling probiotics revealed that 12 of them (or 55%) had detectable gluten.   Probiotics are commonly taken […] read more

On May 16th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Hearth Pizzeria Opens in Needham Center, MA: Organic, Gluten-Free and Vegan Menu Options Available

Hearth Pizzeria Opens in Needham Center, MA: Organic, Gluten-Free and Vegan Menu Options Available

    Ivan Millan-Pulecio purchased the former Stone Hearth Pizza Co. restaurant and building located in Needham Center, where he once worked as Line Manager and eventually advanced to Executive Chef (of 6 of the Stone Hearth locations). He renamed the restaurant Hearth Pizzeria after the kitchen’s centerpiece open-flame hearth oven and is Executive Chef. This […] read more

On May 6th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

National Foundation for Celiac Awareness Launches “Seriously, Celiac Disease” Campaign Urging At-Risk Families to Test for Celiac (plus Q&A with Celiac Expert)

National Foundation for Celiac Awareness Launches “Seriously, Celiac Disease” Campaign Urging At-Risk Families to Test for Celiac (plus Q&A with Celiac Expert)

 Celiac Disease is Serious. It is time to have a serious conversation with your family members …   The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) recently launched “Seriously, Celiac Disease”, a national campaign dedicated to raising awareness among people with diagnosed celiac disease (CD) about the importance of having a serious conversation with relatives who […] read more

On April 29th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

University of Tampere awarded a leading German scientist with its international celiac disease prize

The following is a Press Release dated April 17, 2015 from University of Tampere, Finland.   Professor Detlef Schuppan is the first recipient of the international celiac disease prize awarded by the University of Tampere in Finland. The Maki Celiac Disease Tampere Prize was awarded on Friday 17 April in an event to celebrate the farewell lecture of Professor Markku […] read more

On April 25th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by