31 examples of Abnormalities in a sentence
So that means that these flies have two abnormalities, or phenotypes, as we geneticists call them, that one finds in ADHD: hyperactivity and learning disability.
Remarkably, we find we can completely dissociate these two
These are things like bodily fluids and sex and physical
I mean, what causes its behavioral
On a more microscale, depression is associated with a few things: the abnormal transmission or depletion of certain neurotransmitters, especially serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine, blunted circadian rhythms, or specific changes in the REM and slow-wave parts of your sleep cycle, and hormone abnormalities, such as high cortisol and deregulation of thyroid hormones.
In the US, scientists at Stanford are finding
in energy metabolism that are 16 standard deviations away from normal.
In this brain region, factors as varied as genetics and social trauma may create
and trigger the symptoms of bipolar disorder.
Like the radiologist who told me that looking at the negative spaces in a painting helped her discern more discreet
in an MRI.
are often associated with asymmetries.
In such a case,
are typically detected by comparing a patient's health profile to the average health profile of a reference population.
Longitudinal data would open up a new dimension and allow
to be detected based on a patient's own medical history.
Certain other strains– like HPV 6 and 11– cause
in the cells of the infected tissue, which can develop into genital warts.
It can take up to 20 years for cancer symptoms to appear, but with regular screening, we can discover cellular
in the cervix before they develop into cancer.
Sperm that sit around in the body for a week or more start to develop
that make them less effective at head-banging their way into the egg.
He has since passed away, but was mentally retarded and suffers from severe bone
And another program called Statistical Probability Mapping then performs mathematical calculations to determine whether any of these
are clinically significant, allowing us to provide a much more accurate neurological diagnosis of the child's symptoms.
Whereas Night Shift is a parody and shows some pretense towards the normal but
of living in a big city, yet does so with pure improvised humor, the type that leaves you rolling on the floor laughing literally so, by the movies end.
Elevated PSA levels would suggest the presence of prostate cancer, even if no physical
were detected, so a tissue biopsy would be conducted.
For example, anti-arrhythmic drugs were prescribed widely – with the United States Food and Drug Administration’s approval – to heart-attack victims for more than a decade, under the assumption that reducing heart-rhythm
would decrease mortality rates.
During the last quarter-century, SHGT has achieved several successes, including the correction of rare genetic
that cause recurring pancreatitis or blindness from degeneration of the retina.
PET scans are slightly less accurate, while routine MRI brain scans can reveal with perhaps only 70% accuracy subtle
in people with mild cognitive impairment.
There are also subtle
in brain structure.
Both procedures are routinely offered to pregnant women 35 years and over to diagnose chromosomal
such as Down's syndrome, or to screen for cystic fibrosis, sickle cell disease, or Tay Sachs disease.
Because the diagnosis is made prior to placement of the embryo in the woman's uterus, the exclusion of specific
is possible without terminating an established, ongoing pregnancy.
And the goal of avoiding genetic
would justify widening the prohibition to sexual relationships between all couples who are at high risk of having abnormal offspring.
In health care, deep-learning algorithms could help doctors identify cancer-cell types or intracranial
from anywhere in the world in real time.
are found, a diagnostic test is conducted to confirm the presence of the disease.
It is also administered to children who fail to grow because of chronic renal insufficiency or significant genetic abnormalities, including Turner syndrome, Noonan syndrome, and Prader-Willi syndrome.
These include characteristic physical
(most often non-functioning ovaries, which results in the absence of menstrual cycles and sterility) and various other health problems, such as congenital heart disease, low thyroid hormone levels, and autoimmune diseases.
Similarly, Noonan syndrome, a relatively common genetic disorder, is marked by abnormal development in various systems of the body that causes unusual facial characteristics, short stature, and cardiac