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Gene Mutations Linked to Crohn’s Disease in Ashkenazi Jews

Gene Mutations Linked to Crohn's Disease in Ashkenazi Jews

THURSDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have identified five new genetic mutations associated with Crohn’s disease in Jews of Eastern European descent (Ashkenazi Jews) and say their findings may help explain why Crohn’s is nearly four times more prevalent in this group than in the general population. Crohn’s is …

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