A pill to treat coeliac disease? Not quite – here’s what the science says

Recent headlines proclaimed an Australian-developed pill might help those with coeliac disease eat wheat without becoming ill. The pill, GluteGuard, was developed by the Melbourne-based biotech company Glutagen. It contains an enzyme called caricain, found naturally in papaya, which can break down proteins, including gluten. But GluteGuard is not suitable as a treatment for coeliac ...

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