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Is Gluten the Culprit in Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity?

Rapidly fermented poorly absorbed short-chain carbohydrates, rather than gluten or other wheat proteins, might cause¬†gastrointestinal symptoms in people who do not have celiac disease but feel better on gluten-free diets, according to the August issue of Gastroenterology. Individuals with non-celiac … Continue reading

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Can We Increase the Sensitivity of Pancreatic Cancer Cells to Chemotherapeutics?

Researchers have identified small molecules that increase the ability of chemotherapeutic agents to kill pancreatic cancer cells and slow tumor growth in mice, according to the February issue of Gastroenterology. One way that chemotherapeutics such gemcitabine, 5-fluorouracil, and platinum-based compounds … Continue reading

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