Gluten sensitivity label questioned

Debate has reignited over whether patients who complain of gluten intolerance, but who do not have coeliac disease, should be given a formal diagnosis.

With millions of people worldwide adopting gluten-free diets, in numbers far exceeding the prevalence of coeliac disease, a condition dubbed ‘non-coeliac gluten sensitivity' is gaining traction among experts.

UK gastroenterologists last month called on doctors to make the diagnosis in patients who report gluten