Pill That Allows Gluten-Averse to Have Bread, Beer Comes to Stores 2017

July 28, 2015

It will first be available in Canada.

“I’ve been working on the pill for nearly 10 years,” says Hoon Sunwoo, an associate professor at the University of Alberta who made headlines last week for creating a pill which allows those suffering from Celiac disease or severe gluten intolerance to consume bread, beer, and more without any adverse effects. Those who have Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder, often face adverse reactions when they consume gluten — a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye — like diarrhea and vomiting. Sunwoo’s pill works by harnessing naturally occurring antibodies found in egg yolks…