Browsing by Author "Vrijheid, Martine"

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  • Vrijheid, Martine; Robinson, Oliver; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Casas, Maribel; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; van Gent, Diana; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Kogevinas, Manolis; Sabidó Aguadé, Eduard, 1981-; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2014)
    Background: Developmental periods in early life may be particularly vulnerable to impacts of environmental exposures. Human research on this topic has generally focused on single exposure–health effect relationships. The ...
  • Vafeiadi, Marina, 1983-; Agramunt, Silvia; Papadopoulou, Eleni, 1985-; Besselink, Harrie; Mathianaki, Kleopatra; Karakosta, Polyxeni; Spanaki, Ariana; Koutis, Antonis; Chatzi, Leda; Vrijheid, Martine; Kogevinas, Manolis (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2013)
    BACKGROUND: Anogenital distance in animals is used as a measure of fetal androgen action. Prenatal exposure to dioxins and dioxin-like compounds in rodents causes reproductive changes in male offspring and decreases ...
  • Haworth, S.; Vrijheid, Martine; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; St. Pourcain, Beate (Nature Research, 2019)
    Cranial growth and development is a complex process which affects the closely related traits of head circumference (HC) and intracranial volume (ICV). The underlying genetic influences shaping these traits during the ...
  • Voerman, Ellis; Vrijheid, Martine; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V. (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019)
    Background: Maternal obesity and excessive gestational weight gain may have persistent effects on offspring fat development. However, it remains unclear whether these effects differ by severity of obesity, and whether these ...
  • Birks, Laura; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Papadopoulou, Eleni, 1985-; Alexander, Jan; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Estarlich, Marisa; Gallastegui, Mara; Ha, Mina; Haugen, Margaretha; Huss, Anke; Kheifets, Leeka; Lim, Hyungryul; Olsen, Jørn; Santa Marina, Loreto; Sudan, Madhuri; Vermeulen, Roel; Vrijkotte, Tanja; Cardis, Elisabeth; Vrijheid, Martine (Elsevier, 2017)
    INTRODUCTION: Previous studies have reported associations between prenatal cell phone use and child behavioral problems, but findings have been inconsistent and based on retrospective assessment of cell phone use. This ...
  • Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Martínez Muriano, David; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Fernández-Somoano, Ana; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Lertxundi, Nerea; Murcia, Mario; Rebagliato, Marisa; Tardón, Adonina; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
    BackgroundMaternal pre-pregnancy obesity may impair infant neuropsychological development, but it is unclear whether intrauterine or confounding factors drive this association.MethodsWe assessed whether maternal pre-pregnancy ...
  • Maitre, Léa; Villanueva Belmonte, Cristina; Lewis, Matthew R.; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Santa Marina, Loreto; Vrijheid, Martine; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Coen, Muireann; Toledano, Mireille B. (BioMed Central, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Maternal metabolism during pregnancy is a major determinant of the intra-uterine environment and fetal outcomes. Herein, we characterize the maternal urinary metabolome throughout pregnancy to identify maternal ...
  • Küpers, Leanne K.; Salas Díaz, Lucas Andrés, 1980-; Bustamante, Mariona; Kogevinas, Manolis; Vrijheid, Martine; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Felix, Janine Frédérique (Nature Research, 2019)
    Birthweight is associated with health outcomes across the life course, DNA methylation may be an underlying mechanism. In this meta-analysis of epigenome-wide association studies of 8,825 neonates from 24 birth cohorts in ...
  • Birks, Laura; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Kogevinas, Manolis; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Vrijheid, Martine (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Women of reproductive age can be exposed to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) at work, and exposure to EDCs in pregnancy may affect fetal growth. OBJECTIVES: We assessed whether maternal occupational exposure ...
  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2014-07-03)
    Persistent organic pollutants (POPs), bisphenol A (BPA) and pthalates may increase the risk of respiratory infections and allergic diseases in infants and the effects might last until, at least, adolescence. Cytokines and ...
  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Fort, Marta; Martínez, David; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Santa Marina, Loreto; Lertxundi, Nerea; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2012)
    Background: There is increasing interest in the potential effects of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) on children’s neuropsychological development, but only a few small studies have evaluated such effects. Objectives: ...
  • Birks, Laura Ellen, 1983- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2018-12-03)
    With the recent evolution of mobile communication, there is a lack of understanding of increased radiofrequency (RF) exposure from these new technologies, especially among children. Little is known about the amount of RF ...
  • Clemente, Diana B.P.; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Janssen, Bram G.; Lertxundi, Aitana; Santa Marina, Loreto; Iñiguez, Carmen; Llop, Sabrina; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Nawrot, Tim S.; Vrijheid, Martine (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: The association between prenatal air pollution exposure and postnatal growth has hardly been explored. Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA), as a marker of oxidative stress, and growth at birth can play an intermediate ...
  • Clemente, Diana B.P.; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Vilahur Chiaraviglio, Nadia, 1982-; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Pedersen, Marie; Santa Marina, Loreto; Vrijheid, Martine; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Nawrot, Tim S. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Mitochondria are sensitive to environmental toxicants due to their lack of repair capacity. Changes in mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) content may represent a biologically relevant intermediate outcome in mechanisms ...
  • Sentís, Alexis; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Dalmau Bueno, Albert; Andiarena, Ainara; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Cirach, Marta; Estarlich, Marisa; Fernández-Somoano, Ana; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Íñiguez, Carmen; Lertxundi, Aitana; Tardón, Adonina; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Vrijheid, Martine; Guxens Junyent, Mònica (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Prenatal and postnatal exposure to air pollution has been linked to cognitive impairment in children, but very few studies have assessed its association with attentional function. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the ...
  • Valvi, Damaskini, 1983-; Mendez, Michelle A.; Martínez Muriano, David; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2012)
    Background: Recent experimental evidence suggests that prenatal exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) may increase postnatal obesity risk and that these effects may be sex or diet dependent. Objectives: We ...
  • Esplugues, Ana; Estarlich, Marisa; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Fuentes Leonarte, Virginia; Basterrechea, Mikel; Vrijheid, Martine; Riaño, Isolina; Santa Marina, Loreto; Tardón, Adonina (BioMed Central, 2013)
    BACKGROUND: Studies that have evaluated the association between exposure to gas appliances emissions at home with respiratory health in children obtained heterogeneous and limited results. The aim of this study is to analyze ...
  • Manzano Salgado, Cyntia Beatriz, 1987-; Casas, Maribel; Lopez-Espinosa, Maria-José; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Iñiguez, Carmen; Martínez Muriano, David; Costa, Olga; Santa Marina, Loreto; Pereda-Pereda, Eva; Schettgen, Thomas; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Prenatal perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) exposure has been associated with reduced birth weight but maternal glomerular filtration rate (GFR) may attenuate this association. Further, this association remains unclear ...
  • Manzano Salgado, Cyntia Beatriz, 1987-; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Lopez-Espinosa, Maria-José; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Iñiguez, Carmen; Martínez Muriano, David; Romaguera Bosch, Dora; Fernández Barres, Silvia; Santa Marina, Loreto; Basterrechea, Mikel; Schettgen, Thomas; Valvi, Damaskini, 1983-; Vioque, Jesus; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) may affect body mass index (BMI) and other components of cardiometabolic (CM) risk during childhood, but evidence is scarce and inconsistent. OBJECTIVES: We estimated associations ...
  • Manzano Salgado, Cyntia Beatriz, 1987- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2017-12-04)
    Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), such as perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), are synthetic chemicals commonly used in industrial and commercial products including consumer care products, ...