A pill for Celiac Disease

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A pill for Celiac Disease
Wed, 02-13-2013 - 11:29am

According to Health Day News, there is hope for those suffering with Celiac Disease. "The only current treatment for celiac disease is a gluten-free diet. A new study, however, offers some potential for hope. Researchers have re-engineered a naturally occurring enzyme, kumamolisin-As, to break down gluten in the stomach into much smaller protein pieces, called peptides. They say these are less likely to trigger the autoimmune response that can create a wide range of painful and irritating symptoms." more

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