... flow , autoimmunity , inherited or acquired genetic
damage , or errors of development . One common ... In the short term, cells may activate specific genetic
programs to protect their vital proteins and ... tumors and cancers . Neoplasia results from genetic
changes which cause cells to ...
... (e.g. Singer, 1997) and is hypothesized to have a genetic
basis too based on its high inheritability ... psychiatric symptoms to brain structures and genetic
abnormalities. (This table is in no way ... not exist as tidy, localized neurodysfunction or genetic
abnormalities but multifactorial brain-wide ...
... approach can directly examine and analyse the genetic
basis of a disease and stratify the total ... drug development process, based on sound, robust genetic
evidence could require less investment and, ... than 5% of all private companies reimburse for genetic
The Food and Drug ...
Atransferrinemia is a genetic
disorder in which there is absence of transferrin , a plasma protein ...
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Elaborate Explanation of Symptoms and genetic
Family history (medicine)
Not all positive family histories imply a genetic
cause. If various members of the same family have been exposed to the same toxin , then they may develop similar symptoms without a genetic
If a patient has a strong family history of a particular disorder ...
Receptor editing (changing the specificity of the autoreactive cell) 
Division to a regulatory lineage
defects in these processes lead to autoimmunity, such as in the human syndromes APS-1 and IPEX .
European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
... enable reliable associations to be made between particular diets and cancers. The analysis of stored blood samples should also allow dissection of genetic
factors involved in cancers, as well as the effects of hormones and hormone-like factors.
Consumption of fibre, fish, ...
Genomics and knowledge of human genetics is already having some influence on medicine, as the causative genes of most monogenic genetic
disorders have now been identified, and the development of techniques in molecular biology and genetics are influencing medical practice and ...
Sexual orientation and medicine
... of homosexuality as a mental illness with the diagnosis of ego-dystonic homosexuality.
Dr. Dean Hamer publishes a paper suggesting a genetic
component to sexual orientation. 
Saquinavir , the first protease inhibitor is approved for public use by the FDA . HAART ...
Ultradian Bipolar Disorder
All forms of Bipolar Disorder have a defined biological nature, apparently stemming from a common genetic
factor that leads to generational morbidity. Both twins studies, and general population studies show that there is an increased chance of developing ...