Example sentences for: adulthood

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  • Our observation that the temporal expression profile of miR-100 (Figure 5d) is similar to that described for let-7 and miR-125 (that is, expression is initiated during larval/pupal development and continues through adulthood [ 9 29 ] ) is consistent with probable coordinate expression of all three as a single pri-miRNA transcript, and may further implicate miR-100 in developmental timing.

  • Nerds may or may not carry their adolescent obsession into adulthood, but the scars of their obsession remain palpable.

  • The WHR, a measure of central adiposity, is gaining increased use as a measure of etiologically significant obesity and is thought to be more closely related to pathology, especially coronary heart disease, diabetes mellitus and stroke [ 7 ] . The metabolic changes that accompany obesity include peripheral hyperinsulinemia, hyperglycemia and glucose intolerance, hypertriglyceridemia, decreased serum low-density lipoprotein, increased serum very low-density lipoprotein, increased serum leptin, dyslipidemia, increased serum cortisol clearance, increased serum C-peptide level, downregulation of insulin receptors and an exaggerated insulin response to an oral glucose load [ 12 13 14 15 ] . These changes, especially when they occur in early adulthood, may be of fundamental importance in the development of breast cancer [ 9 16 ] .

  • Morally stern, Adams also admonished his son to make "a good account" of himself, and continued to hector him well into his adulthood.

  • In contrast, among both early and late maturing white women, those who had a childhood BMI Z-score ≥ 0 were 4.7 to 4.8 kg/m 2heavier in adulthood than women who were thinner in childhood.


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