Every day, researchers are working to get a better understanding of celiac disease and its various presentations. Ongoing research is also exploring potential drug treatments for celiac disease.
In addition to gluten, researchers have found that the immune system of people with celiac disease react to specific types of non-gluten protein in wheat.
NFCA talked to researchers Tricia Thompson, MS, RD and Suzanne Simpson, RD, LD to get the answers.
New research suggests ongoing stomach trouble could be due to altered microbiota
The following article appeared in the Boston Business Journal.
Research Offers Benchmark of T Cell Reactivity by Comparing Side-by-Side Reactions to Barley and Oats in Celiac Disease Patients
The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) and The Jefferson Celiac Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals want to learn more about the needs and experiences of those living with gluten-related disorders.
A clinical research study called the CeliAction Study is researching if an investigational drug – which would be taken as a supplement to an attempted gluten-free diet – improves any symptoms of celiac disease.
Study investigates a potential new treatment strategy for celiac disease - hookworms.
Along with genetics, researchers found that a child’s sex and country of residence are all associated with celiac disease prevalence.
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