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Cousin

Victor . 1792--1867, French philosopher and educational reformer
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5-8,17,18) A prospective echocardiographic study that screened first-degree relatives of patients with DCM estimated the rate of familial DCM to be 20.
In addition, there appears to be an increased risk to the first-degree relatives of those diagnosed with adenomatous polyps.
Large-scale autoantibody screening of newborns has been initiated in several countries, and first-degree relatives of individuals with type 1 diabetes continue to be recruited for a variety of screening and intervention trials.
Under a proposal tabled by AKEL, the owner of a property in foreclosure, or a first-degree relative, may take part in the auction.
The trial looked at 497 smokers who were first-degree relatives of those with Crohn's disease - 209/251 people had DNA testing and 217/246 had standard risk assessment.
Researchers conducted a case-control evaluation of histories of schizophrenia or bipolar disorder in first-degree relatives of the patients who met the criteria for ASD from three group samples.
Testing can identify a mutation in only 40%-80% of EOAD cases and is most likely to be useful when three or more first-degree relatives have AD and at least one of them is early onset.
Reports for first-degree relatives (parents, siblings, and children) were more accurate than for second-degree relatives (grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews).
STOCKHOLM - Healthy women who are first-degree relatives of patients with known familial dilated cardiomyopathy should be followed closely during pregnancy and the first 5 months post partum for the emergence of life-threatening peripartum cardiomyopathy
Case family data from 382 OCD patients and 974 of their first-degree relatives came from the OCD Collaborative Genetics Study obtained during 2001-2008.
This is even truer for patients who have first-degree relatives who have had heart problems.