Celiac Disease

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February 16th, 2016

Genetics and Celiac Disease – Who is at Risk?

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Genetic predisposition plays a key role in celiac disease (CD), and that could mean as many as a third of the population  are genetically at risk! The great majority however, never get celiac disease. Dr. Joseph Murray explains the results of a recent study that delves deeper into finding the various genomic factors responsible for CD […]

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Tags: celiac disease, gene testing, genetic, HLA, Joseph Murray, PLoS One

December 4th, 2015

Isotretinoin Exposure and Risk of Celiac Disease

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Isotretinoin is the standard treatment for certain types of acne. A recent study co-authored by Dr. Joseph Murray, M.D., and published in the journal PLOS One, concludes that there is no increased risk of celiac disease with the use of Isotretinoin. Read the full paper online here. For more information about celiac disease, visit mayoclinic.org/celiac disease. […]

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Tags: acne, celiac disease, Isotretinoin, Joseph Murray, PLoS One

May 6th, 2014

Gluten-Degrading Bacteria and Celiac Disease

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Joseph Murray, M. D., discusses a recently published article in PLoS One about enzymes present in the mouth that might break down gluten. The authors of the study speculate that the bacterial enzymes present may be able to detoxify gluten, making it safer for individuals with celiac disease. When humans eat gluten, the bacteria present in […]

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Tags: bacteria, bacterial enzymes, gluten, Joseph Murray, microbiome, PLoS One

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