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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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Highly Cited
2020
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Breast cancer exhibits familial aggregation, consistent with variation in genetic susceptibility to the disease. Known… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Carriers of the short allele of a functional 5′ promoter polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene have increased anxiety… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
Abstract—Endothelial dysfunction is a systemic disorder and a key variable in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and its… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
  • A. Simopoulos
  • Biomedicine & pharmacotherapy = Biomedecine…
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 8170688
Review
2001
Review
2001
Changes in human behaviour and lifestyle over the last century have resulted in a dramatic increase in the incidence of diabetes… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
Obesity is now so common within the world's population that it is beginning to replace undernutrition and infectious diseases as… 
Review
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… 
Review
1993
Review
1993
OBJECTIVE This article presents a new formulation of the relationship between stress and the processes leading to disease. It… 
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Human breast cancer is usually caused by genetic alterations of somatic cells of the breast, but occasionally, susceptibility to…