Category Archives: autoimmune disease

Researchers identify 2 distinct genetic subtypes in Crohn’s disease patients.


Crohn’s disease, a common inflammatory disorder of the intestinal tract, can have devastating consequences for a patient’s quality of life. Although people with the disease are typically treated with powerful immune-suppressing drugs, roughly 70% eventually require surgery to remove portions of the intestinal tract that have developed blockages or other problems caused by severe inflammation. Even after surgery, the disease

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