Predisposition

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susceptibility to a pathogen

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  • Otzi 'The Iceman' Had Heart Disease Genes
    Ötzi the Iceman, a well-preserved mummy discovered in the Alps, may have had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests. The new finding may explain why the man — who lived 5,300 years ago, stayed active and certainly didn't smoke or wolf down processed food in front of the TV — nevertheless had hardened arteries when he was felled b Read more on this news related to 'Predisposition'
  • Otzi Iceman had genetic predisposition for atherosclerosis: Much the same in ancient peoples as it is today
    While prevalence and types of risk factors for atherosclerosis have varied over time from ancient times to modern society -- such as levels of obesity, physical activity -- genetic predisposition/risk for the condition today appears to be very similar to that in ancient times. Read more on this news related to 'Predisposition'
  • Analysis of the iceman mummy suggests genetic predisposition to atherosclerosis
    While prevalence and types of risk factors for atherosclerosis have varied over time from ancient times to modern society -- such as levels of obesity, physical activity -- genetic predisposition/risk for the condition today appears to be very similar to that in ancient times. This forms the subject of a paper in this month's edition of Global Heart. Read more on this news related to 'Predisposition'

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