Watch NCA's President, Dr. Wendie, and her husband, Dr. Ed, discuss reducing autoimmunity with Dr. Alessio Fasano in this video.
A recent study of over 2 million children evaluated the risk of the rotavirus vaccine in the development of autoimmune thyroid disease, celiac disease and Type 1 diabetes. University of Michigan researchers concluded that the rotavirus vaccine does not increase or decrease the risk of developing celiac disease. Click here for more information.
This study, based in Norway, found that 1.47% of the adult population had CD, of which 75% had undiagnosed disease. Study authors stated ,"A GFD reduced symptom burden and improved quality of life in most of these screen-detected patients." and concluded, "Screening of either high-risk groups or individuals with abdominal symptoms may not be sufficient to identify the majority of patients. Thus, screening of the general population may be the only way to identify the majority of untreated CD patients."
This gluten-free grain requires no irrigation, no pesticides and needs only 1/3 of the fertilizer of wheat. Click here to read about a farmer who is thriving by growing sorghum.
This Nigerian entrepreneur is turning local crops into gluten-free handmade pasta infused with herbs. Click here to read the story.
Read this case study about a patient who was found to have celiac disease despite having a negative blood screen.