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Pediatric gastroenterologist Jennifer Woo Baidal explains that obesity may increase the risk of a serious liver disease at a much younger age than once thought.
On Celiac Awareness Day, gastroenterologist Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, of Columbia's Celiac Disease Center answered questions about the disease on Twitter.
A new study shows that a low-gluten diet does not reduce heart disease risk in people without celiac disease.
Scientists at Columbia University have identified a protein in liver cells that turns a relatively benign liver condition into a serious disease that can lead to liver failure.
- July 26, 2016
Researchers from Columbia University have found that people with non-celiac wheat sensitivity have a weakened intestinal barrier, which leads to a systemic immune response.
- April 25, 2016
For some types of autism, gastrointestinal problems may originate from the same genetic changes that lead to the behavioral and social characteristics of the condition.
- October 13, 2014
A puzzling form of kidney disease—IgA nephropathy—appears to spring from the intestine, says study by CUMC researchers.
- May 16, 2014
People diagnosed with celiac disease are not at increased risk of melanoma, researchers at CUMC and Karolinska Institutet have found.
- January 17, 2014
Celiac patients with chronic intestinal damage are more likely to break a hip than patients whose intestines have healed.
- August 5, 2013
Celiac disease patients with ongoing intestine damage have a greater than 2-fold increased risk of lymphoma compared with those whose intestines healed.