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COUSIN, domest. rel. Cousins are kindred who are the issue of two brothers or two sisters, or of a brother and a sister. Those who descend from the brother or sister of the father of the person spoken of are called paternal cousins; maternal cousins are those who are descended from the brothers or sisters of the mother. Vide 2 Bro. C. C. 125; 1 Sim. & Stu. 301; 3 Russ. C. C. 140; 9 Sim. R. 386, 457.

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Individuals with T2DM and their first-degree relatives can also be used as a predictor of late insulin dependency.
Although first-degree relatives are 20 to 40 times more likely to develop MS than the general population, their risk is still low: the researchers estimate that of 10,000 first-degree relatives, only about 62 will be diagnosed with MS over five years.
Researchers found that, among first-degree relatives, the overall rate of two family members having CD was 7.
sup][1],[2],[3],[4],[5],[6] FNMTC is defined as NMTC in a patient with two or more first-degree relatives who have been diagnosed with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) of follicular cell origin and have no other familial syndrome or radiation exposure history.
Under a proposal tabled by AKEL, the owner of a property in foreclosure, or a first-degree relative, may take part in the auction.
Women who had a history of both cancers among first-degree relatives had an adjusted HR of 1.
Evidence suggests that the risk of developing breast and prostate cancer is increased among individuals with a family history of the same disease particularly among first-degree relatives.
While this makes no difference to the patient, it has major significance to biologic relatives, as each first-degree relative is at increased risk for carrying a mutation, and therefore for SUD.
The Study: In this long-term study (11 years) of 707 Italian babies with first-degree relatives with celiac disease, gluten was added to the babies' diets at either four-to-six months of age (379 babies) or at 12 months (328) of age.
having one or more first-degree relatives with breast cancer
Lifestyle changes can be achieved through counselling and follow-up in first-degree relatives of patients with type 2 diabetes.