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Monitoring antibodies a new approach for successful IBD treatment

Monitoring antibodies to Remicade could help IBD patients with remission

Researchers are proposing a new way to help patients with Crohn's disease and colitis who are receiving Remicade (infliximab). According to current guidelines, dosing is based on symptoms and weight. Monitoring for therapeutic drug levels could be a new way to help patients maintain IBD remission and ensure patients don't develop antibodies that make the drug ineffective.

Autistic boy hospitalized after school bullying finds support on Facebook

Christopher Miller has been facing bullies at school in Tennessee on a daily basis. The autistic boy was recently hospitalized because of the bullying, but his family has found a way to help him cope. Their decision to start a Facebook page, titled Hearts for Christopher Miller, may inspire other families to fight bullying with positivity.

Menopause causes confusion with celiac disease

A recent report suggests that there may be some confusion between the symptoms of menopause and celiac disease because of overlap. Previous research has indicated that it is possible to have both conditions begin at the same time, so it is important for patients to ask questions. Women should not ignore any of their symptoms while they seek medical help.

Celiac disease news: School guidelines updated for food allergies

School guidelines have been updated by the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology to reflect the latest recommendations for dealing with allergies that include food items. The new proposals outline how to deal with anaphylaxis in a school setting. Unfortunately, families have learned that actually forcing a school to follow the rules is another challenge.

Supermarket makes new shopping carts for autistic children

Autistics children's carts at supermarkets

A supermarket in the U.K. is developing a new type of shopping cart specifically designed for children with autism. Sainsbury’s believes this will help families shop easier while keeping the children more comfortable. The change should offer hope to families around the world that other stores may be willing to follow this example.

Autism stomach problems create drug absorption concerns

Autism drug

Stomach problems are often an issue for people with autism, and the latest research has found another concern. A new study reveals that absorption problems should not be dismissed because of their potential impact on medications. People with autism may not be getting the full benefit of the drugs they are taking on a daily basis.

Avoiding gluten cross-contamination for celiac disease

Cross contamination with gluten is a serious problem for people with celiac disease, and it extends beyond the fear of eating at an unknown restaurant or fast food chain. Although it is easier to control the cooking environment at home, contamination can still become a problem. People who are severely sensitive to small amounts of gluten must learn to avoid this protein.

Autism testing could find CHD8 gene mutation at birth

Autism

A researcher who worked on the CHD8 gene mutation study believes that testing at birth for autism is possible and suggests it may one day extend to testing during pregnancy. Dr. Raphael Bernier believes that better treatments will also be possible thanks to an improved understanding of genetics. His words are giving families hope for an improved medical future.

Celiac disease apps help create gluten-free meal plans

Celiac Disease App

Technology has made shopping and planning the daily menu at home easier for people with celiac disease. Smartphone apps can make the entire process better and help you identify gluten-free items quickly, so you can plan the meals with ease. Although new apps continue to be added to the online stores, there are several that have received positive reviews.

Police handcuff autistic boy and force him to stay on top of squad car trunk

autism boy handcuffed

Another disturbing story has appeared from a school involving an autistic boy. The family of the Florida child reports that he was handcuffed by police and forced to stay on top of a squad car trunk in the heat. The family is angry, but both the police and school state the situation was handled according to their rules.

Federal school lunch program concerns for celiac disease

Celiac Disease School Lunch

There are new concerns about the federal school lunch program for children with celiac disease. Students on a restricted diet continue to face problems in the cafeteria and classroom with gluten, but new guidelines may create additional issues. The National School Lunch Program is facing ongoing criticism, and families who have children with celiac disease are worried.

Consumer Reports shares best buy for treating Crohn's disease

Biologic drugs to treat Crohn's disease

Consumer Reports conducted an independent study that looked at biologic drugs available for Crohn's disease treatment. Based on their analysis, here is what the report says may be your "best buy" for choosing a biologic medication for treating ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease that should be discussed with your doctor.

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