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The impact of semen exposure on cytokine response and bacterial vaginosis in the female genital tract.
Background: Diverse microbial communities and inflammatory cytokine responses in the lower female genital tract (FGT) are closely associated with increased human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) risk, possibly through ...
A comparison of cancer classification methods based on microarray data.
Cancer is among the leading causes of death in both developed and developing countries. Through gene expression profiling of tumors, the accuracy of cancer classification has been enhanced, leading to correct diagnoses ...
Statistical models to study the BMI of under five children in Ethopia.
Maternal and child malnutrition has long and short-term consequences on the health status of the people and on the country’s economy. It is among the major public health problems in Ethiopia. Worldwide, maternal and child ...
Adjusting the effect of integrating antiretroviral therapy and tuberculosis treatment on mortality for non-compliance : an instrumental variables analysis using a time-varying exposure.
In South Africa and elsewhere, research has shown that the integration of antiretroviral therapy (ART) and tuberculosis (TB) treatment saves lives. The randomised controlled trials (RCTs) which provided this compelling ...
Meta-analysis with application to estimating combined estimators of effect sizes in biomedical research.
Meta-analysis is a statistical analysis that combines results from different independent studies. In meta-analysis a number of statistical methods are currently used for combining effect sizes of different studies. The ...
Modelling CD4 count and Mortality in a cohort of patients initiated on HAART.
Longitudinally measured data and time-to-event or survival data are often associated in some ways, and are traditionally analyzed separately (Asar et al., 2015). However, separate analyses are not applicable in this case ...