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Vitamin D Fights Crohn's Disease


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A new study has found that vitamin D can counter the effects of Crohn's disease.

Researchers found that vitamin D acts directly on the beta defensin 2 gene, which encodes an antimicrobial peptide, and the NOD2 gene that alerts cells to the presence of invading microbes.


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