medical genetics

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med·i·cal ge·net·ics

the study of the etiology, pathogenesis, and natural history of human diseases which are at least partially genetic in origin. Compare: clinical genetics, human genetics.

med·i·cal ge·net·ics

(med'i-kăl jĕ-net'iks)
The study of the etiology, pathogenesis, and natural history of human diseases that are at least partially genetic in origin.
Compare: clinical genetics, human genetics
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Various applications of sequencing are described including those for genetics, medical diagnostics, drug discovery and cancer.
The control group were consisted of 50 healthy women randomly selected volunteers age ranged from 18-80, selected by the Department of Biology and Human Genetics, Medical School, University of Sarajevo.
Scientists compiled the list after reviewing dozens of studies investigating risk factors for Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia besides those linked to genetics, medical conditions and lifestyle.
He underscored the country's progress in different aerospace, genetics, medical and other scientific fields, and said, "We don't and will not take permission from anyone to make progress in science and knowledge."
They offer information on pathology, imaging, diagnosis, genetics, medical treatment, risk factors, patient selection, technical aspects of procedures, complications, anesthesia, specific procedures, and other aspects.
"Of course, there are a number of factors that are outside an individual's control--such as genetics, medical history, and life circumstances--that can lead to dependency in older age.
When we appreciate the new ways of fulfilling lots of people's dreams of forming families, the society as a whole needs to ask "What is in the best interests of the child to be born?" and "Is it fair to bring a child into the world who will have no access to knowing about one half of their genetics, medical history and ancestry?" (Mroz, 2011).
In addition to the usual topics treated for those in behavioral medicine/health psychology (e.g., the effects of stress and psychological risk factors on illness), this volume introduces contributions from related fields including health economics, epidemiology, genetics, medical sociology, medical anthropology, nursing science, and the trends toward taking responsibility for one's health and evidence-based health psychology.

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