cousin

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Synonyms for cousin

the child of your aunt or uncle

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Colorectal cancer diagnosed in one or more first-degree relatives with an HNPCC-related tumour, with one of the cancers being diagnosed under the age of 50 years
Our first finding was consistent with the previous studies showing that patients with schizophrenia had higher MPAs when compared with their unaffected first-degree relatives and controls (8,26,27,28).
All eligible patients were asked for permission to invite their first-degree relatives (parents, siblings and children) to participate.
unmarriageable kins intending to accompany their first-degree relatives, or those intending to accompany their wives and those with limited income and resources are excepted, head of the Zayed Foundation's fixed programmes department Ateeq Al Muhairi said.
The gene is passed on in families and the plan is to screen first-degree relatives - parents, siblings and children - of those known to have FH.
Doctors are being urged to screen as many of these first-degree relatives as possible and Nice expects at least 50,000 will be identified as a result of the plan.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the cardiovascular risk factors in obese women and their first-degree relatives.
The researchers found additional first-degree relatives with meningioma in 17 families, or 11 percent, in the radiation-associated meningioma group, whereas only between one and two such families, or 1 percent, were found in the other groups.
Key Words: adenomatous polyps, colorectal cancer, first-degree relatives, screening
However, even cancers with the strongest family links, like breast cancer, were not more than twice as likely in first-degree relatives.
The presence of one or more attacks of vertigo in first-degree relatives of the patients was accepted as a positive family history for episodic vertigo.
The research team then performed extensive cardiovascular testing on 109 of 147 available first-degree relatives of the victims.
There's always, always higher donor satisfaction among first-degree relatives than among any other group," he noted.
The simultaneous presence of autoantibodies to all three antigens strongly predicts type 1 diabetes in first-degree relatives of individuals with the disease (9).
A person is considered at moderate risk if any first-degree relatives (parent or sibling) developed colon cancer under the age of 60, or two or more did at any age.