Familial predisposition

The observed inheritance for a particular genetic trait or disorder has a higher frequency within the same family, whether the etiology is genetic or… (More)
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2013
2013
BACKGROUND To translate our knowledge about neuroanatomy of bipolar disorder (BD) into a diagnostic tool, it is necessary to… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE There is substantial evidence suggesting that suicide aggregates in families. However, the extent of overlap between… (More)
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2005
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2005
PURPOSE A study of 171 surgical cases and 171 matched controls was conducted to investigate whether a familial predisposition… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND The value of regular surveillance for breast cancer in women with a genetic or familial predisposition to breast… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Familial clustering of malignancies provides a unique opportunity to identify molecular causes of cancer. Polycythemia vera (PV… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE Women with a high breast cancer risk due to a familial predisposition may choose between preventive surgery and regular… (More)
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2000
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2000
CONTEXT Oral contraceptive (OC) use is weakly associated with breast cancer risk in the general population, but the association… (More)
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1998
Review
1998
The prevalence of obesity among children is high and is increasing. We know that obesity runs in families, with children of obese… (More)
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1996
1996
STUDY DESIGN This case-control study was undertaken to determine if relatives of patients who had been admitted for surgery for… (More)
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1994
1994
This study examines the persistence of familial aggregation and familial predisposition to Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris… (More)
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