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Gwyneth Paltrow makes hairstylist go gluten-free without celiac disease

Gwyneth Paltrow has reignited the debates about celebrities promoting diets and creating fads. She recently helped her hairstylist, David Babaii, lose 135 pounds by encouraging him to change to a gluten-free diet despite the fact that he does not have celiac disease. Although Babaii is thrilled with the results, he admits it was not easy.

Army veteran blames fibromyalgia on fume exposure

Brandon Garrison is a U.S. Army veteran who believes some of his health problems may be linked to fume exposure during the war in Afghanistan. He suffers from multiple health problems including fibromyalgia and believes the time he spent near the burn pits affected him long-term. He is not the only veteran who is concerned about the fumes from the burning of hazardous waste during the wars.

Gluten-free ice cream cookie sandwiches recalled for Listeria

Groove gluten-free ice cream cookie sandwiches are being recalled by Great Feeling Foods, LLC because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The ice cream has a custard base made by Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream that could be contaminated. Consumers are encouraged to either throw away the products or return them to the stores for a refund.

New Study Reveals Effective Way to Control Belly Fat in Men

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Controlling the amount of belly fat that accumulates during normal aging is something most men have to eventually deal with—sometimes even if they engage in aerobic exercise on a regular basis. However, a new large-scale study shows that belly fat accumulation can be controlled and even reversed just by adding on this one exercise.

Gluten-free snacks to bring for celiac disease travelers

Traveling while you are on a gluten-free diet can be a challenge, so it is recommended that you bring snacks with you to fight those hunger pangs before you risk cross-contamination at a fast food place. If you suffer from celiac disease, then you may want to consider packing the following options with you. They do not require any preparation and are easy to store.

Immunosuppressive Therapy and Stem Cell Study for Multiple Sclerosis

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Investigators have just released the interim results of a five-year study of high-dose immunosuppressive therapy (HDIT) and hematopoietic stem cell therapy in 24 individuals with multiple sclerosis. After three years, most of the participants showed improvements in neurological function and sustained remission of active relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS).

Dietitian offers gluten-free diet advice for celiac disease

The popularity of the gluten-free diet among people who do not have celiac disease has led to it being labeled a fad by critics. Dietitian Christina Mariano tries to address some of the common concerns and questions about the diet while shedding light on its importance for people who have celiac disease. This is more than a popular diet trend that has been spreading around the country.

Fibromyalgia sufferer accused of exploiting disabled parking spots

A woman who suffers from fibromyalgia is being accused of exploiting disabled parking spots at stores. During a recent shopping trip in Australia, she was confronted by an elderly man who stated she did not look sick and accused her of using the disabled park illegally. Although the woman had the proper disabled permit, the man refused to believe her.

Celiac disease group accused of manipulating gluten-free standards

A national celiac disease group in Australia has been accused of trying to manipulate gluten-free standards in order to please food manufacturers. Coeliac Australia, a nonprofit association dedicated to supporting people with the disorder, states that the current standard of 3 ppm of gluten is unrealistic and must be changed. However, some members of the celiac disease community believe the organization is working with food brands against them.

50 Marathons Finishes & No Signs of Stopping

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1310 miles. That distance is just a couple hundred miles shy of the length of US Highway 101 that stretches from Oregon through California. And as of the finish line at the 2014 Kiawah Island Marathon, it is also the total amount of "race miles" (not including miles of training!) run by South Carolina marathon runner, Ferris Stewart. This successfully finished marathon marking Stewart’s 50th marathon.

Could your E-reader cause unknown health problems?

E-books might cause problems with sleep and morning alertness.

Penn State researchers warn that light emitting devices like your e-reader could interfere with getting a good night's sleep. One reason is because electronic devices seem to interfere with the sleep hormone melatonin. Scientists for a new study wonder if the light from iPads, Kindle and other electronic reading devices could have long-term negative health effects.

Fibromyalgia patients turn to controversial Whole30 diet

There is a new diet trend among some fibromyalgia patients, and it involves eliminating all grains in favor of a high protein menu. The Whole30 diet is being embraced by more people, and its creators claim it can help fibromyalgia sufferers along with eliminating the symptoms of other health problems. The diet is strict, but some patients are reporting positive results.

Celiac disease vaccine would allow gluten consumption

The ImmusanT company is working on a celiac disease vaccine that would allow patients to consume gluten again without creating damage. It has received $12 million in funding to continue its research on Nexvax2, and is currently working on Phase 2 of the study. The company believes it can help celiac disease sufferers by creating a safe immunotherapy.

Woman with fibromyalgia arrested after wrong-way crash

Patricia Murphy has been arrested after an investigation involving a wrong-way crash. The Arizona woman, who suffers from fibromyalgia and lupus, has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder. Murphy caused an accident while driving the wrong way on Arizona State Route 202 that led to the deaths of two adults in another car.

Red Sox pitcher Wade Miley mocks gluten-free diet and celiac disease

Wade Miley is addressing questions about his statements related to the gluten-free diet and celiac disease. The baseball player claims the Arizona Diamondbacks pressured him to be on the diet, but he refused, and his decision became a frequent source of issues. Miley does not have a medical condition that would require him to be on the diet, and he felt that eliminating gluten was not necessary.

Beware of Advice From Dr. Oz Show and The Doctors, Study Warns

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Anyone who relies on or believes the advice dished out by the hosts of the TV programs Dr. Oz Show and The Doctors may want to think twice. According to the findings of a new study from the University of Alberta (UB), one should be wary of the information because frequently there is little, no, or contradictory research to support it.