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2006), this evidence indicates a causal association between indoor dampness or dampness-related agents and exacerbation of asthma in children with asthma.
Inadequate evidence of carcinogenicity': The available studies are of insufficient quality, consistency or statistical power to permit a conclusion regarding the presence or absence of a causal association between exposure and cancer, or no data on cancer in humans are available.
While this study does not demonstrate a causal association between PFC exposure and serum cholesterol levels, it provides clues about where to focus future epidemiologic and toxicology research.
This is evidence that the dose-response relationship required to establish a causal association exists between plasma glucose and structural anomalies.
A study of 1,047 children found no evidence of a causal association between exposure to ethylmercury from thimerosal in vaccines during the prenatal period or the first 7 months of life and neuropsychological outcomes at ages 7-10 years.
The researchers note that distinguishing between a causal association and simultaneous acquisition of the two infections "is very difficult and would require very frequent HSV-2 and HIV testing.
However, determining a causal association between NSAID use and infectious diseases has been problematic, especially when using retrospective studies (3).
She emphasizes that there will have to be additional research to prove a causal association.
d) A causal association between acetaminophen and ADHD behaviours was established and as such, acetaminophen should not be considered as a safe drug in pregnancy
They also add to the evidence suggesting a causal association between exposure to air pollution and neurodevelopmental abnormalities.
In its verdict, the court said the prosecution failed to establish "any causal association between the defendants and the negligence they were charged with for the fatal accident" and that this "completely disconnects the defendants with the accident".
In a report published two months before The Lancet study, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) concluded that evidence at that time did not demonstrate a causal association between exposures resulting from the attacks on the WTC and cancer occurrence in responders and survivors.
Until our study, however, this causal association had never been demonstrated experimentally," said Bruce Bartholow, associate professor of psychology in the MU College of Arts and Science.
Until our study, however, this causal association had never been demonstrated experimentally," Bruce Bartholow, associate professor of psychology in the MU College of Arts and Science, said.
Further prospective studies with a longer follow-up time and larger cohorts are needed to determine the causal association of NASH with hepatocellular carcinoma," the investigators added.