New evidence for non-coeliac gluten sensitivity questioned

A STUDY has produced some new evidence for non-coeliac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) but the results are nevertheless open to interpretation, specialists say.

In a cross-over trial of 59 Italian adults without coeliac disease or wheat allergy but who experienced gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, capsules delivering gluten equivalent to two slices of bread led to overall increased severity of abdominal bloating and pain, as well as extraintestinal symptoms, compared to placebo.

However, analysis of individual patient data showed the positive results were