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causal

adjective causative, compelling, conductive, constitutive, creative, determinant, determinative, effectual, formative, generating, generative, inception, inducing, influential, institutive, instrumental, originating, originative, productive
Associated concepts: causal connection, causal negligence, causal relationship
See also: causative
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Evidence for a causal association between human papillomavirus and a subset of head and neck cancers.
Available data do not establish a clear causal association with female-to-male HIV transmission, nor is the possibility of an association definitively ruled out.
To date the strength of this causal association has not be studied.
Researchers are still investigating the link and believe it may not be a direct causal association.
The varying responses associated with PPI dose and duration and the possibility that acid inhibition may decrease calcium absorption support a causal association between PPI use and fracture risk.
Early systems for drug safety reporting relied upon a medically qualified person, suspecting a causal association between the event and the medication to report a suspected adverse reaction.
4] This data is in line with a recent review of the ADT/metabolic syndrome which showed a clear casual association between ADT and diabetes mellitus, but the causal association is not as strong with CVS morbidity.
When applying the "Carcinogenic to Human" descriptor, the guidelines require convincing epidemiologic evidence of a causal association between human exposure and cancer.
The Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) will look carefully at all of the available data to determine whether there is evidence for a causal association.
Under the assumption of a simple model of causality without pleiotropy, population stratification, or genetic heterogeneity, the test of an association between the genotype and coronary heart disease provides a reasonable test of whether there is a causal association between hsCRP and coronary heart disease (3).
Although this may be due to chance, a causal association must be considered.
Furthermore, the analysis did not assess whether taking a pledge had any causal association with later sexual activity.