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The Gluten Connection: Celiac disease related to osteoporosis, researchers find

Rates of celiac disease are significantly higher in patients with osteoporosis, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. They recommend using blood tests to screen osteoporosis patients for celiac disease because their study...

Oats and Celiac Disease: Study suggests patients should avoid them

Most patients with celiac disease can eliminate their symptoms, but at a price: lifelong adherence to a gluten-free diet. This means no wheat, rye, barley, and, until recently, no oats. Then some recent studies suggested that oats did not cause the intestinal...

Surge in Celiac: No longer a rare disease, say researchers

Until recently, doctors thought that celiac disease - an intolerance of gluten (a protein in wheat and other grains) - was rare in North America. That perception is changing. A recent Mayo Clinic study found a dramatic increase in the number of cases of this disorder....