Friday, March 11, 2011

Celiac Disease More Prevalent in Multiple Sclerosis
March 10, 2011 — Celiac disease is more prevalent in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their close relatives than in the general population, clinicians from Spain report.
Increased efforts aimed at early detection and dietary treatment of celiac disease among MS patients with tissue IgA–antitransglutaminase-2 antibodies "are advisable," they conclude in a report published online March 7 in BMC Neurology.
"We have found a prevalence of celiac disease among MS patients that is 5 to 10 times...read more here

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