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A Role for Good Bacteria in Treating Celiac Disease

Good news for those diagnosed with celiac disease: Researchers have isolated an enzyme from bacteria in saliva that has the potential to act as a treatment. The study, recently published in the American Journal of Physiology, may eventually offer those diagnosed with celiac disease a way to finally eat gluten-containing foods without stomach distress. While […]

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Celiac Disease and the Oral Cavity

I recently discovered an interesting connection between patients suffering from Celiac Disease and its effects on the oral cavity. Celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive disease that damages the micro-villi of the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. What does this mean? Celiac disease is triggered by consumption of the protein […]

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