Celiac disease and gluten-free in the news

Researchers are looking into the use of an oral steroid as a possible treatment for people with celiac disease who have accidentally ingested gluten.

An Australian study found a possible link to bacterial exposure as an environmental risk factor for developing celiac disease.

A study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition found that common classroom activities such as playing with PlayDoh or uncooked pasta resulted in low rates of gluten transfer while paper mâché, cooked pasta in sensory tables and a baking project resulted in high rates of gluten transfer. 

The top 10 articles from Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology includes this article on the global prevalence of celiac disease.

Here is a case study from the New England Journal of Medicine on an 11 year old who presented with vomiting and weight loss.

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