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Informed Conditioning on Clinical Covariates Increases Power in Case-Control Association Studies
(Public Library of Science, 2012)
Genetic case-control association studies often include data on clinical covariates, such as body mass index (BMI), smoking status, or age, that may modify the underlying genetic risk of case or control samples. For example, ...
The Relationship between Inflammatory Biomarkers and Telomere Length in an Occupational Prospective Cohort Study
(Public Library of Science, 2014)
Background: Chronic inflammation from recurring trauma is an underlying pathophysiological basis of numerous diseases. Furthermore, it may result in cell death, scarring, fibrosis, and loss of tissue function. In states ...