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Causation in epidemiology
Causation is an essential concept in epidemiology, yet there is no single, clearly articulated definition for the discipline. From a systematic review of the literature, five categories can beExpand
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Weight of Evidence: A Review of Concept and Methods
  • D. Weed
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Risk analysis : an official publication of the…
  • 1 December 2005
"Weight of evidence" (WOE) is a common term in the published scientific and policy-making literature, most often seen in the context of risk assessment (RA). Its definition, however, is unclear. AExpand
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Meta-analysis of Egg Consumption and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke
The possible relationship between dietary cholesterol and cardiac outcomes has been scrutinized for decades. However, recent reviews of the literature have suggested that dietary cholesterol is not aExpand
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On the logic of causal inference.
  • D. Weed
  • Medicine
  • American journal of epidemiology
  • 1 June 1986
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Meta-analysis of prospective studies of red meat consumption and colorectal cancer
The relationship between red meat consumption and colorectal cancer (CRC) has been the subject of scientific debate. To estimate the summary association between red meat intake and CRC and to examineExpand
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Application of population screening principles to genetic screening for adult-onset conditions.
Recent advances in molecular genetics have highlighted the potential use of genetic testing to screen for adult-onset chronic diseases. Several issues must be addressed, however, before such testsExpand
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Attributable risk estimation in case-control studies.
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Case-control studies of cancer screening: theory and practice.
This review summarizes methodologic theories for the design of cancer screening case-control studies and examines the methods applied in studies published in English from 1980 through 1996. InExpand
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The role of red and processed meat in colorectal cancer development: a perspective.
This paper is based on a workshop held in Oslo, Norway in November 2013, in which experts discussed how to reach consensus on the healthiness of red and processed meat. Recent nutritionalExpand
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Red Meat and Colorectal Cancer: A Quantitative Update on the State of the Epidemiologic Science
The potential relationship between red meat consumption and colorectal cancer (CRC) has been the subject of scientific debate. Given the high degree of resulting uncertainty, our objective was toExpand
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