Men who have sex with men twice as likely to be diagnosed with IBD

Men who have sex with men were more than twice as likely to develop inflammatory bowel disease compared with men who have sex with women when engaging in “high-risk” sexual activity, according to research published in Gut.“About 3 million Americans have IBD, with about 70,000 new cases being diagnosed per year. While there is extensive data on the epidemiology of IBD in the U.S., there is no data yet to our knowledge on the prevalence and natural history of IBD in the LGBTQIA+ population,” Emad Mansoor, MD, assistant professor of medicine at Case Western ReserveRead More

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