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What are the Risk Factors of Crohn’s Disease?

Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that affects the gastrointestinal tract. This condition causes intense abdominal pains, diarrhea, fever, and rapid weight loss. Complications of Crohn’s disease include anemia, inflammation of the eyes, chronic fatigue, and arthritis. Unfortunately, this condition has no known cure. Its exact causes remain unknown too. What scientists do know is that there …

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Explaining the Tabby Cat Genetics

A tabby describes the coat of a domestic cat. It’s an ancient cat gene that produces interesting markings including distinctive stripes, swirls lines, and dot patterns with an “M” mark on the cat’s forehead. Tabbies are mistaken to be a cat breed but the coat pattern is seen in various cat breeds. Generally, tabbies are assumed to be a product …

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