Coeliac disease: between "pizza" and ethics

Elli, L.
November 2006
Gut;Nov2006, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p1672
Academic Journal
The article provides information about Coeliac disease. The author comments on a study about Coeliac disease, introducing future clinical perspective about the disease. To date, the only therapy available for cure of the disease is gluten free diet. Nevertheless, GFD is very difficult and poses ethical problems for future trials. The author presents three alternative therapies to the disease.


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