Reported symptoms of food hypersensitivity and sensitization to common foods in 4-year-old children.

The following study comes from the National Institutes of Health via theFood Allergy and Intolerance Foundation research page. AIM: To characterize reported food hypersensitivity (FHS) among young children in a birth cohort. Methods: At 4 years of age a parental questionnaire on FHS and allergic symptoms was evaluated. Blood was collected for analyses of IgE-antibodies to Read more…

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Testing for Celiac Disease & Gluten Intolerance

Testing for celiac disease and gluten intolerance has in the past been grossly oversimplified. Traditional celiac testing has involved screening for one or maybe two tissue transglutaminase antibodies. Gluten, the culprit in celiac disease, is not really just one protein but rather is composed of a group of various gliadins and glutenins. Until now none Read more…

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Celiac Disease Research Needs Support

Why is it that you and your doctors probably haven’t heard about celiac disease? Although the amount of research on celiac disease is growing, it depends entirely on the generosity of benefactors for its funding. Without these charitable donations, there would be no way to continue this research and the efforts to raise awareness. Out of the Read more…

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