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a pathological condition of mind or body

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Relying primarily on the records of government agents, missionary schoolteachers, and medical personnel appointed to serve reserve populations, Lux shows how negligence and racism informed government policies towards Canada's aboriginal peoples and led to malnutrition, heightened disease susceptibility, and extraordinarily high death rates relative to other Canadians.
It integrates information on yield, protein and oil content with new data on disease susceptibility.
Positron emission tomography with (18) fluorodeoxyglucose scans were performed in 12 young adults aged 20-39 (mean age 31) who carried one [member of]4 allele, and in 15 age-matched subjects who did not carry the Alzheimer's disease susceptibility gene.
But recent research puts the number of SNPs necessary to determine disease susceptibility at 500,000 or more.
Growing roses in shady situations increases disease susceptibility.
Includes the latest information on diagnostic testing, population screening, predicting disease susceptibility, pharmacogenomics and more
The market research firm said companies like Quest and bioMeriuex, Sequenom and Novartis offer a wide range of tests where sequencing can be used to detect disease susceptibility or presence, and that smaller reference laboratories are also competing in the field.
This study may help us understand whether epigenetic mechanisms contribute to chronic disease susceptibility already prior to birth," Karin Michels, Sc.
Therefore, it is not just the individuals exposed, but potentially the great-grandchildren that may experience increased adult-onset disease susceptibility," said Skinner.
Reflecting changes in the field since the last edition was published in 2004, this seventh edition contains more examples of how genomics is being used to identify the contributions made by genetic variation to disease susceptibility and treatment outcomes.
Our samples will provide a valuable control for studies on disease susceptibility which depend on comparing the frequency of genetic markers in disease groups with that in control groups.
Because the effects of emerging infections in pregnant women might differ from those in the general population, pregnancy must be considered a potential risk factor for disease susceptibility as well as for illness and death.
This finding supports the hypothesis that environmental and nutritional influences on the establishment of epigenetic gene regulatory mechanisms in early life influence adult metabolism and chronic disease susceptibility.
Although identical twins have identical DNA, they often harbor clear-cut differences: slight variations in appearance or stark distinctions in disease susceptibility, for example.
In the future this DNA technology may be used to predict disease susceptibility - and even to tell how long you might live.