Black Children May Fare Worse With Crohn's Disease

March 10, 2015 6:00 PM

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TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Race may play a role in outcomes for children and teens with Crohn's disease, with black patients faring worse than whites, a new study suggests.

"We found racial inequalities exist among children and adolescents with Crohn's disease, likely due to a combination of genetic and environmental differences," Dr. Jennifer Dotson, a gastroenterologist at Nationwide Children's Hospital and principal investigator in the Center for Innovation and Pedi...

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