Genetic Predisposition to Disease

Known as: Genetic Susceptibilities, Inherited Susceptibility, Genetic Susceptibility 
A latent susceptibility to disease at the genetic level, which may be activated under certain conditions.
National Institutes of Health

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2017
Review
2017
Cosponsoring Associations The European Society of Endocrinology and the Pediatric Endocrine Society. This guideline was funded by… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Pesticides are used widely to control weeds and insect infestation in agricultural fields and various pests and disease carriers… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Childhood obesity has emerged as an important public health problem in the United States and other countries in the world… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract, with increasing incidence worldwide. Crohn's… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
The aetiology of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is multifactorial, and includes contributions from the environment… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Recent advances have provided substantial insight into the maintenance of mucosal immunity and the pathogenesis of inflammatory… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Celiac disease is characterized by small intestinal damage with loss of absorptive villi and hyperplasia of the crypts, typically… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The spongiform encephalopathy Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) has been transmitted to man via administration of growth hormone… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Diabetic nephropathy develops in less than half of all patients with diabetes. To study heredity as a possible risk factor for… (More)
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