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People with predisposed health conditions absolutely are going to potentially have problems with lower doses than the young, healthy person without any prior medical conditions.
The opinion of experts called on behalf of Holdsworth was that Kyle's condition, including an injury to the orbit of the right eye in an accident a year before his death, predisposed him to epilepsy.
Prof Jim van Os and a team at the Maastricht University in the Netherlands said among those who were predisposed to psychosis who did not use cannabis, the prevalence of psychotic symptoms was 26%.
The trick then becomes to determine which ones are likely to be predisposed to the illness.
In genetically predisposed individuals, however, exposure to certain proteins may cause an over-reaction to an ordinarily innocuous substance.
Health care providers are able to intervene with individual customized advice so that the patient can prevent, modify, or avoid the predisposed condition by better understanding both his or her genetic and environmental risk for disease.
They were predisposed not to settle the lockout in such a way that not all of the 400 players' interests have been represented fairly.
Interestingly, the Court stated in this ruling that most people in prison have a "personality disorder" and that every prisoner, by virtue of having committed crimes, could be seen as predisposed to do so again.
It is as if he wishes to advertis his alienation by deliberately discomfitting an audience predisposed to recognize a solitary and wretched soul in these pictures.
But scientists who are predisposed to junk information have forfeited their credibility as both scientists and writers.
Second, assuming the Government improperly induced the defendant to commit the crime, was the defendant nevertheless predisposed to commit the criminal act prior to first being approached by Government agents?