Migration and Race May Play a Role in the Development of IBD

Migration and Race May Play a Role in the Development of IBD
A recent review suggests that migration and race influence the risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease. In particular, South Asian migrants have a consistently higher incidence of ulcerative colitis and a lower incidence of Crohn’s disease, researchers have found. The review titled, “Epidemiology of inflammatory bowel disease in racial and ethnic migrant groups,” was published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology. Ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD) comprise a chronic inflammatory condition known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). While the cause is unknown, it is thought to emerge as an exaggerated immune response to va
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