It can mask warning pain, weaken the tendon, and predispose
the tendon to full rupture.
A novel result of these studies was that genes identified as contributors to drinking behavior in the tested populations were not the same as genes found to predispose
to alcohol dependence.
That in turn might predispose
a person to develop diabetes, she speculates.
In fact, influenza infection can predispose
one to a more serious co-infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae or Staphylococcus aureus.
bioMerieux has signed a licensing agreement with Gen-Probe that gives Gen-Probe access to bioMerieux's intellectual property for detecting genetic mutations that predispose
people to blood clotting disorders.
Rather, women with circulatory defects that predispose
their blood vessels to become blocked face an elevated risk for both fetal loss and heart disease, the researchers hypothesize.
A small hippocampus may predispose
a person to form intense, long-lasting emotional responses to sights, smells, and other stimuli associated with traumatic events, the scientists theorize.
The proposed trial will test the lotion on another group of patients with high rates of skin cancer - patients who have had a kidney transplant and as a result, are taking immunosuppressive drugs that predispose
them to develop skin cancer caused by sun exposure.
Moreover, there has been some evidence that sexually transmitted infections and aberrant macrophage activity predispose
men to prostate cancer.
Variations in a gene called ADAM33 may predispose
a person to asthma.
Analysis of DNA from families whose women have been beset by uterine growths reveals a mutation that can predispose
women to these so-called fibroids.
Missing some of this protein may predispose
people to sinus problems.
Men from India are more likely than those in other large ethnic groups to have a condition that predisposes
them to type 2, or adult-onset, diabetes, a U.
1) These authors hypothesize that the location of these primary tumors predisposes
these patients to concentric scar formation.
How much of a leap is it to classify "persistent drug abusers" as suffering from a "mental abnormality" that predisposes
them to commit "future acts of dangerousness"?