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24 June 2013

Increased immune reactivity to gluten in autistic kids

In some children with autism, levels of immune system antibodies to gluten proteins are elevated, a new study shows.

In some children with autism, levels of immune system antibodies to gluten proteins are elevated, a new study shows.

The study did not find any link between autism and coeliac disease, an autoimmune disorder that is triggered by gluten.

For more on autism, visit the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 
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