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Medicine’s Emad Mansoor discussed inflammatory bowel disease in homosexual v heterosexual men

‘High-risk’ sex could raise odds for crohn’s, colitis in gay men

U.S. News & World Report: Emad Mansoor, assistant professor at the School of Medicine, discussed a new study that found that compared with heterosexual men, gay men are more than twice as likely to develop inflammatory bowel disease when engaging in “high-risk” sexual behavior. “Our study is expected to open a new field of research into gastrointestinal inflammatory conditions,” he said.