From the NDDIC: Celiac Disease Research and News

Celiac Disease Research and News
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December 2013

NIH-funded Study Finding: Risk of Lymphoma Higher in Celiac Disease Patients with Ongoing Intestinal Damage
People with celiac disease who had persistent intestinal damage—also called villous atrophy—had a higher risk of lymphoma compared with those who had intestinal healing.

NIH Awards Human Microbiome Project Phase II Grants

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will fund three innovative research projects to study the human microbiome.

Study Finding: Celiac Disease Appears More Severe in Patients with Anemia

A study showed that people with celiac disease who presented with anemia had more severe disease compared with celiac disease patients presenting with diarrhea.