predisposition


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Synonyms for predisposition

an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way

a disposition in advance to react in a particular way

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The test 23andMe will be allowed to sell directly to consumers include genetic test to determine whether or not consumers have a predisposition to genetic diseases.
Most patients with triple-negative breast cancer should undergo genetic testing for mutations in known breast cancer predisposition genes, including BRCA1 and BRCA2, a Mayo Clinic-led study has found.
I''m also planning to cut down on sugar and salt, as despite my BMI being higher than is healthy, I don''t have a genetic predisposition to obesity.
1-st Postdoctoral researcher triplet with a PhD in Molecular Biology and Genetics and experience in genetic analysis of hereditary cancer predisposition syndromes.
The research that led to the creation of this Kit has resolved many questions including: (1) why DNA has a double Helix structure, (a mystery which Nobel Prize recipients James Watson, Francis Crick, and Maurice Wilkins in addition to many others have researched and worked to resolve), (2) how the formation, development and components of the Brain and Body are related to DNA (resolving a 200 plus year old mystery Rene Descartes was working on to determine if the MIND was the BODY, if the BODY was the MIND or Both), (3) how DNA at the molecular level and different Blood Types at the cellular level relate to the Brain, the Body and predisposition to various diseases.
Revising his PhD dissertation in psychotherapy at University College Dublin, Dalzell, now a practitioner in Dublin, explores what was distinctive about Sigmund Freud's conception of the predisposition to psychosis--as exhibited in his 1911 Schreber text--in relation to the views of his psychiatrist contemporaries and of psychoanalysis after him.
Recent research at Otago University's Edgar National Centre for Diabetes and Obesity Research shows one in five adults has a predisposition to diabetes, a glucose metabolism disorder that typically leads to type-2 diabetes.
Jason Moore, a computational biologist at Dartmouth Medical School in Lebanon, New Hampshire, developed a methodology that identified the target of genetic predisposition by merging existing maps of the genome - one cataloguing predisposition to breast cancer and others annotating the functional components from breast cancer cells.
2) Thus, the entrapment defense can fail in one of two ways: 1) the defendant cannot show inducement; or 2) despite a showing of inducement, the government can prove predisposition.
Under the terms of the sales distribution agreement, the delivery included over USD300,000 of InoLife Technologies Inc's signature DNA-based products including Genetic Predisposition Test and Cytochrome CYP2C19drug metabolism analysis.
M2 PHARMA-August 10, 2010-Cord Blood America to sell DNA Predisposition testing services(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
In this issue of Advances in Breast Cancer we are privileged to have three eminent specialists review the genetic basis of high-risk breast cancer predisposition genes and the status of two aspects of risk-reduction surgery: risk-reducing mastectomies in gene mutation carriers who are well and the management of the contralateral breast in cancer-affected carriers.
A genetic predisposition is a genetic effect which influences the phenotype of an organism but which can be modified by the environmental conditions.
The findings are consistent with previous studies suggesting that physical activity helps prevent obesity, but "most importantly, this study demonstrates that a physically active lifestyle is able to counteract genetic predisposition to obesity," they concluded (Int.
On May 21, President Bush signed a bill that bans health insurers and employers from discriminating against anyone whose genetic information shows a predisposition to illnesses such as cancer or heart disease.