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Maybe running lots of ultramarathons adds a few months of life expectancy for 99 percent of us, but shortens it by a decade for an unlucky fraction of a percent who have some sort of underlying issue or genetic predisposition.There’s New Evidence on Heart Health in Endurance Athletes|mmirhashem|August 7, 2021|Outside Online
It could be a person’s lucky number, there could be some weird human predisposition to these digits.Is the Universe Open-Ended? - Issue 102: Hidden Truths|Caleb Scharf|June 16, 2021|Nautilus
We have an innate predisposition for music, there’s no question about that.What Makes Music Universal - Issue 99: Universality|Kevin Berger|April 29, 2021|Nautilus
Few of the cancer-stricken family members were related by blood to the Goolsbys — some had married into the family — which, to Andrea, ruled out the possibility that the cancers were caused by a genetic predisposition.
“You can have a genetic predisposition to depression,” Gotlib says.Teen depression linked to how the brain processes rewards|Alison Pearce Stevens|March 18, 2021|Science News For Students
“In general, loneliness is more a personal predisposition than an objective social condition,” he said.
He flatly stated that sexual orientation is a matter of biological predisposition.
Basso said Alleman had a genetic predisposition for cardiac problems, as both of his parents died of heart attacks in their 50s.
When was the first time I realized this was beyond a predisposition to anxiety?Richard Russo Talks About New Memoir “Elsewhere” And His Mother’s Illness|Jane Ciabattari|November 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But his ideological predisposition matters less than budgetary reality.Peter Beinart: Romney Follows Obama’s Foreign Policy Script|Peter Beinart|October 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
For what less than disease can we call a necessity of error and a predisposition to sin and sickness?Aids to Reflection|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
But the good man's plans could not prevail against his nephew's predisposition for the land.The Fourth Estate, vol.1|Armando Palacio Valds
This statement may be interpreted to refer to a predisposition rather than to an inherited characteristic.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
It cannot be disputed that man bears within himself, in his personality, a predisposition for divinity.The Aesthetical Essays|Friedrich Schiller
Hence, especially if there be any pre-existing uterine disease, or a predisposition thereto, miscarriage is a serious thing.The Physical Life of Woman:|Dr. George H Napheys