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stand a chance of

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dare

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Synonyms for risk

a possibility of danger or harm

exposure to possible harm, loss, or injury

a venture depending on chance

to expose to possible loss or damage

to subject to danger or destruction

to put up as a stake in a game or speculation

to run the risk of

Synonyms for risk

a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury

the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred

the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent

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84% said they would take some kind of action based on understanding their genetic risk of disease.
Some of the newly identified genetic risk factors are thought to be involved with Gaucher's disease, regulating inflammation and the nerve cell chemical messenger dopamine as well as alpha-synuclein, a protein that has been shown to accumulate in the brains of some cases of Parkinson's disease.
At the other end of the spectrum, among those who consumed 1 or more SSBs daily, a 10-point increase in genetic risk corresponded to a 1.
Assessing genetic risks for our individual patients is going to be extremely important," Dr.
Medical Education Course Explores Genetic Risk, Screening and Intervention
That's more than 30,000 in Tucson alone, 2,500 of whom are estimated to have a genetic risk factor for cancer.
The study will determine whether two Novartis investigational anti-amyloid treatments can prevent or delay the emergence of symptoms of AD in people identified as being at genetic risk for developing the late-onset form of the disease.
Previous research has yielded inconsistent evidence on the association between LTPA and dementia, possibly because of short follow-up time, intensity of physical activity or population characteristics such as sex, body mass index, age or genetic risk factors of dementia.
NEW ORLEANS -- More than 50 genetic risk factors for ulcerative colitis have now been identified by the International Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genetics Consortium, John D.
Last year, lawmakers introduced seven bills that would protect people with genetic risk factors from discrimination in employment or insurance coverage or both.
The brains of people with the genetic risk have to work harder," Small, who led the research, reportedly said.
INFOGEN provides genetic risk assessment and disease management solutions using one of the largest databases of phenotypic profiles and genetic variants, developed to date primarily in the field of cardiovascular disease.
Indeed, Eisenbarth and other researchers are giving insulin or its derivatives to children at genetic risk of type 1 diabetes in hopes of inoculating them against beta-cell destruction.
Writing in the British Medical Journal, Dr Helen Dolk and colleagues from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine said: "Whether a rural excess, if real, is associated with pesticide exposure, as postulated in the media, or one or more other environmental or genetic risk factors would need further investigation.
We looked for evidence of increased concern about disease based solely on genetic risk, and then whether the concern resulted in changes in health habits," says co-author Clayton Cowl, M.
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