The role of gluten in Type 1 Diabetes has been in the spotlight again this week with a research report in Diabetologia showing that a child's intake of gluten at age 18 months is associated with a 46% increased risk of developing type 1 diabetes for each extra 10g of gluten consumed. This is not the first time that gluten has been linked to increased risk in Type 1 Diabetes. A

Having just attended the Defeat Autism Now (DAN!) conference in Long Beach, California, I was amazed by the collection of scientists, researchers, doctors and nutritionists all of whom have adopted a biomedical approach to treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs).

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal condition worldwide. It can be a debilitating functional disorder, which includes widely varied symptoms including abdominal pain, bloating, and constipation and/or diarrhoea.