Children with autism may have higher levels of gluten antibodies

06/23/2013 | DoctorsLounge.com

A study in the journal PLoS One showed that children with autism had higher levels of gluten antibodies than did those without the condition, indicating a greater likelihood for immune and/or intestinal abnormalities. However, researchers emphasized that the findings do not suggest that a gluten-free diet has any benefit for children with autism. "By itself, the increased antibody response to gluten does not necessarily indicate sensitivity to gluten or any pathogenic [disease-causing] role for the antibodies," lead researcher Armin Alaedini said.

View Full Article in:

DoctorsLounge.com

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Compliance and Ethics Director
Sysmex America, Inc.
Lincolnshire, IL
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Palm Springs, CA
Compliance Officer-Medical Products
W. L. Gore
Flagstaff, AZ
Project Manager RA - 15000003MD
Abbott
Santa Clara, CA
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Minneapolis, MN