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Not eating wheat is all the rage, and some sceptics regard it as a fashionable fad-but scientists have discovered that gluten sensitivity is a very real problem, and they've also figured out the biological mechanism behind it
The number of children diagnosed with celiac disease-where there is a serious auto-immune reaction to dietary gluten from wheat, barley and rye-has trebled in the UK over the past 20 years
Most people who think they have a wheat intolerance actually have an aversion only to highly-processed wheat products, a controversial new study suggests
Scientists have this week moved a step closer to understanding gluten intolerance and celiac disease
Celiac disease - where people are highly allergic to gluten - is far more common than doctors have supposed, a new study has discovered