IBD Patients Have More DNA Damage in Lymphocytes, Less Vitamin B6, Study Reports

IBD Patients Have More DNA Damage in Lymphocytes, Less Vitamin B6, Study Reports
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have greater DNA damage in lymphocytes — a type of white blood cell — lower vitamin B6 and higher homocysteine levels than healthy controls, according to a pilot study. The study, “Increased genomic damage and vitamin B status in inflammatory bowel disease patients: A case-control, prospective, pilot study,” was published in the journal Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis. V
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