dose-response relationship

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dose-·re·sponse re·la·tion·ship

relationship in which a change in the amount, intensity, or duration of exposure is associated with a change in risk of a specified outcome.
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dose-re·sponse re·la·tion·ship

(dōs rē-spons' rē-lā'shŭn-ship)
Direct association between a stimulus and a desired outcome (e.g., quantity of physical activity and good health).
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[USA], Aug 7 (ANI): A recent analysis has found a dose-response relationship between higher cannabis use and increased risk for schizophrenia, a condition associated with abnormal dopamine synthesis and release in the brain.
There was a dose-response relationship between pack-years of smoking and the three outcomes; this association was strongest for PAD.
All 4 pre-specified dose-response models showed a significant dose-response relationship in LPS at Night 1, where the adjusted 1-sided p-values were less than 0.001.
Results from the placebo- and active-controlled Phase IIb trial indicated that the product met the primary endpoint by showcasing a clear dose-response relationship, and improvements over Xolair (omalizumab) in CSU patients.
"Importantly, the strength of the protective effect noted and the dose-response relationship with increasing coffee and caffeine intake are convincing."
'We see a dose-response relationship between frequency of night shift work and Type 2 diabetes, where the more often people do shift work, the greater their likelihood of having the disease, regardless of genetic predisposition,' said Ceiine Vetter, Professor at the University of Colorado-Boulder.
* Dose-Response Relationship between Antimicrobial Drugs and Livestock-associated MRSA in Pig Farming
Dose-response relationship between cigarette smoking and female sexual dysfunction.
Dose-Response Relationship. A dose-response relationship was evaluated in five groups each consisting of three 25 mL blood clots with five different doses of rtPA (0.5; 0.9; 1.2; 2; 3 mg, treatment time 60 min) using the clot model.
A team of researchers based in France and Canada set out to investigate the relationship between the risk of Alzheimer's disease and exposure over a several years, as well as a potential dose-response relationship.
DOSE-RESPONSE RELATIONSHIP. A current study (JAMA Archives of Internal Medicine, April 6, 2015) of 661,137 men and women over a 14-year period documents dose-response relationship, and adds some new knowledge to the existing body of evidence.