Celiac Disease Research News

Stay up to date on advances in the development of alternative, non-dietary treatments in the celiac disease field. These articles from the Beyond Celiac Research News feed highlight the latest news and past milestones in the journey to find new treatments – or even a cure – for celiac disease. Note:  Prior to December 2015, Beyond Celiac was known as the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. Learn more about the name change here.  

New drug could mean fewer symptoms and less gut damage for celiac disease patients

Study results presented at DDW offer hope for future protection from accidental gluten exposure


More evidence celiac disease is underdiagnosed study presented at DDW shows

Both celiac disease and related celiac disease autoimmunity are rising and rates vary by geographic location


Celiac disease research under the spotlight

From Celiac Awareness Month to Digestive Disease Week, celiac disease research comes into focus


Virus that causes “mono” might be linked to risk of celiac disease

A new study examines the connection between Epstein-Barr and seven autoimmune diseases


Celiac disease over the span of life

A look at the impact of diagnosis in children and older adults


Celiac disease patients are regularly exposed to unsafe amounts of gluten, study shows

Researchers attempt to measure how much gluten gets into the gluten-free diet


An extremely strict gluten-free diet may reduce quality of life

Hypervigilant celiac disease patients at risk for increased anxiety and fatigue.


Celiac disease drug gets closer to becoming the first to get to Phase 3 study

Merger provides funding for larazotide acetate to advance in clinical trials


Gluten sensitive patients more likely to question vaccine safety than those with celiac disease

Unfounded worry about gluten in flu vaccine poses risk to public health


Celiac disease diagnosis could be simplified for those already on a gluten-free diet

Gluten sensitive patients reluctant to eat gluten again could be spared a return to symptoms by a new test under study in Norway


Our top 10 celiac disease research stories in 2017

2017 was a busy year for progress towards celiac disease drugs and a vaccine. What does 2018 hold?


Gluten sensitivity and irritable bowel syndrome might overlap

A gluten-free diet can benefit some IBS patients, study finds


Breaking down gluten to treat celiac disease

Investigation of new drug that could help patients struggling with symptoms gets NIH grant


Patients’ role critical in advancing research

Bold Beyond Research Symposium experts focus on need for participation in celiac disease studies


At-home urine and stool tests that detect gluten now available

For the first time, you can know for sure if you’ve been glutened


Antibiotics don’t increase chances a child will develop celiac disease

A large-scale, international study concludes development of celiac disease and type 1 diabetes is not associated with drugs used to treat common childhood infections


Celiac disease research neglected in federal funding

Five-year review shows NIH gives less money to celiac disease than other gastro-intestinal conditions


Eating gluten one time might be enough of a challenge to diagnose celiac disease

A new test could make it easier to distinguish gluten sensitivity from celiac disease and speed up the search for new treatments


Study of new treatment for celiac disease using nanoparticles begins

A potential treatment for celiac disease has been approved for clinical trials


Correct diagnosis critical for gluten-free patients

A review of 5 years of studies shows that celiac disease and gluten sensitivity are distinct, with diagnosis directly impacting long-term treatment


Are you always gluten sensitive for life?

A review of 5 years of evidence shows gluten sensitivity may not be a permanent condition


Diaper Duty

Researchers study babies’ stools to determine how celiac disease develops


Experts weigh in on need for biopsy to diagnose celiac disease

Some say biopsy still needed, others say blood tests alone are sufficient if antibody levels are high enough


You’re no more likely to be depressed than others if you have celiac disease

But you may be less likely if you follow the gluten-free diet for other reasons


Celiac disease patients warned about dietary supplements

New study challenges claims these over-the-counter products break down gluten

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