predisposition


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an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way

a disposition in advance to react in a particular way

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"This study provides evidence that genetically predisposed people are at greater risk for higher BMI and that genetic predisposition interacts with the obesogenic environment resulting in higher BMI, as observed between the mid-1980s and mid-2000s," the authors write.
A defendant who sent gift cards to an undercover agent he believed was a member of ISIS was guilty of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization where his collection of Nazi paraphernalia suggested a predisposition to commit the offense.
Stroke risk was 35 percent higher in people with a high genetic predisposition versus those with a low genetic predisposition, regardless of their lifestyle choices.
In the study, published in Nature Communications, a team of researchers developed a new statistical method named ALFRED and identified 13 candidate cancer predisposition genes, of which 10 are new from tumour sequencing data.
Instead of showcasing this administration's determination to address the country's drug problem, the recent killings demonstrate not only the impotence and incompetence of the country's security forces, but also its established predisposition for senseless violence.
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.
In addition, DNA tests claim to identify your predisposition to develop a whole host of genetic conditions - from prostate cancer to Alzheimer's - that your GP can't test for.
Washington, March 19 ( ANI ): Researchers have suggested that people with a genetic predisposition to obesity are at a higher risk of obesity and related chronic diseases from eating fried foods than those with a lower genetic risk.
M2 PHARMA-October 7, 2013-Myriad Genetics' myRisk Hereditary Cancer test increases by 60% detected mutations in cancer predisposition genes(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
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.
Prof Gradwell, from King''s College London said people most at risk were by far those who have a predisposition to blood clots, rather than where people sit on the aircraft or how much alcohol they drink.
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.
Distinct patterns of activity -- which may indicate a predisposition to care for infants -- appear in the brains of adults who view an image of an infant face -- even when the child is not theirs, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and in Germany, Italy, and Japan.