Tag Archives: Celiac

Growth Checks in Children Might Spot Celiac Disease

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MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Checking children for growth problems may help identify those with celiac disease, according to a new study. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the body has an immune reaction to a component of wheat called gluten, leading to damage to the …

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Early Exposure to Gluten May Help Babies Avoid Celiac Risk: Study

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By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) — Modifying an infant’s diet to include the protein gluten while the mother is still breast-feeding could lower the risk of celiac disease, a common intestinal disorder, according to a new Swedish study. That finding may sound counterintuitive, because celiac …

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