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part of a patient's medical history in which questions are asked in an attempt to find out whether the patient has hereditary tendencies toward particular diseases

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Moderate family histories of CHD resulted in a twofold increase in CHD, but not an increased risk for stroke, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or obesity.
Additionally, family histories of migraine and episodic vertigo were cross-examined to investigate a genetic propensity.
We want lesbians to talk to doctors, do family histories to determine risk factors, and educate themselves to find out the facts.
This novel will interest all those who enjoy family histories.
Legitimate family histories are hard to come by and difficult to research.
Our findings suggest that an inability to metabolize carcinogens may [result in] early breast cancer among women with family histories," says study collaborator Timothy R.
With a diverse user base, spanning every country and continent, MyHeritage represents a gateway to a massive variety of family histories from different cultures, religions and ethnic backgrounds.
Overall, the percentage of patients who should be referred for screening because their family history puts them at high risk increases as much as threefold between the ages of 30 and 50, so family histories should be updated at least every 5-10 years, according to Argyrios Ziogas, Ph.
in Interdisciplinary Studies and founder of the Ethnic Genealogy Research Center at Queens College, New York) and Alice Eichholz (Director of Lifelong Learning at Union Institute & University, nationally known genealogical researcher, author and lecturer in family history), is an impressive and meticulously precise study of the elemental constructs of Afro-American genealogically oriented history and the research of family histories.
The third section contains family histories of many personalities and the final section contains 8 appendices.
It also lists additional books and Web resources for researching family histories and traveling to homelands.
Staff in the Department of History at the University of Huddersfield will be hosting a special coffee evening on Thursday - for people who want to check family histories.
It holds more than 7,000 genealogy books and thousands more rolls of microfilm, microfiche, family histories, census, school, church, military and immigration records.
DeLong and his colleagues reached these conclusions by performing complex neurological assessments and reviewing the psychiatric family histories of 40 children with autism, Asperger's syndrome, or pervasive developmental disorder, all considered autistic spectrum disorders.
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