Browsing by Author "Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar"

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  • NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC); Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Porta Serra, Miquel; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (eLife, 2016)
    Being taller is associated with enhanced longevity, and higher education and earnings. We reanalysed 1472 population-based studies, with measurement of height on more than 18.6 million participants to estimate mean height ...
  • Alemany, Silvia; Vilor Tejedor, Natàlia, 1988-; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Macià, Dídac; Martínez-Vilavella, Gerard; Fenoll, Raquel; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Suades González, Elisabet; Llop, Sabrina; Rebagliato, Marisa; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Public Library of Science (PLoS) , 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Attention function filters and selects behaviorally relevant information. This capacity is impaired in some psychiatric disorders and has been proposed as an endophenotype for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity ...
  • Suades González, Elisabet; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; García Esteban, Raquel; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Esnaola, Mikel; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Cáceres, Alejandro; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; López-Sala, Anna; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Frontiers, 2017)
    Background: Prospective longitudinal studies are essential in characterizing cognitive trajectories, yet few of them have been reported on the development of attention processes in children. We aimed to explore attention ...
  • Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Fenoll, Raquel; Macià, Dídac; Martínez-Vilavella, Gerard; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Rivas, Ioar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Deus, Joan; Blanco Hinojo, Laura, 1981-; Querol, Xavier; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Willey, 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Children are more vulnerable to the effects of environmental elements. A variety of air pollutants are among the identified factors causing neural damage at toxic concentrations. It is not obvious, however, ...
  • Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Esnaola, Mikel; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Rivas, Ioar; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Suades González, Elisabet; Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; García Esteban, Raquel; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Viana, Maria Carmen; Cirach, Marta; Moreno, Teresa; Alastuey, Andrés; Sebastián Gallés, Núria; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Querol, Xavier (Public Library of Science, 2015)
    Air pollution is a suspected developmental neurotoxicant. Many schools are located in close proximity to busy roads, and traffic air pollution peaks when children are at school. We aimed to assess whether exposure of ...
  • Rivas, Ioar; Viana, Maria Carmen; Moreno, Teresa; Pandolfi, Marco; Amato, Fulvio; Reche, Cristina; Bouso, Laura; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Alastuey, Andrés; Querol, Xavier (Elsevier, 2014)
    Proximity to road traffic involves higher health risks because of atmospheric pollutants. In addition to outdoor air, indoor air quality contributes to overall exposure. In the framework of the BREATHE study, indoor and ...
  • López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Suades González, Elisabet; Esnaola, Mikel; García Esteban, Raquel; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Burgaleta Díaz, Miguel, 1981-; Sebastián Gallés, Núria; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Frontiers, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Neuropsychological instruments to assess cognitive trajectories during childhood in epidemiological studies are needed. This would improve neurodevelopment characterization in order to identify its potential ...
  • Mortamais, Marion; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; van Drooge, Barend L.; Macià, Dídac; Martínez-Vilavella, Gerard; Reynes, Christelle; Sabatier, Robert; Rivas, Ioar; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Querol, Xavier; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2017)
    Background: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) have been proposed as environmental risk factors for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The effects of these pollutants on brain structures potentially ...
  • Viana, Maria Carmen; Rivas, Ioar; Reche, Cristina; Fonseca, Ana Sofía; Pérez, Noemí; Querol, Xavier; Alastuey, Andrés; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2015)
    The performance of three portable monitors (micro-aethalometer AE51, DiscMini, Dusttrak DRX) was assessed for outdoor air exposure assessment in a representative Southern European urban environment. The parameters evaluated ...
  • Amoly, Elmira; Dadvand, Payam; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: Green spaces have been associated with improved mental health in children; however, available epidemiological evidence on their impact on child behavioral development is scarce. OBJECTIVES: We investigated the ...
  • Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2010-07-19)
    Las hormonas tiroideas (HT) son esenciales para el desarrollo normal del cerebro. El desbalance tiroideo en la etapa fetal y postnatal puede producir retraso neuroconductual. La exposición a compuestos organoclorados (OCs) ...
  • Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Rivas, Ioar; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Suades González, Elisabet; Donaire González, David; Cirach, Marta; de Castro, Montserrat; Esnaola, Mikel; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Dadvand, Payam; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2017)
    A few studies have found associations between the exposure to traffic-related air pollution at school and/or home and cognitive development. The impact on cognitive development of the exposure to air pollutants during ...
  • Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Esnaola, Mikel; Rivas, Ioar; Amato, Fulvio; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Querol, Xavier; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: A few studies have reported associations between traffic-related air pollution exposure at schools and cognitive development. The role of PM components or sources other than traffic on cognitive development has ...
  • Rivas, Ioar; Viana, Maria Carmen; Moreno, Teresa; Bouso, Laura; Pandolfi, Marco; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Alastuey, Andrés; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Querol, Xavier (Elsevier, 2015)
    Infiltration of outdoor-sourced particles into indoor environments in 39 schools in Barcelona was assessed during school hours. Tracers of road traffic emissions (NO2, Equivalent Black Carbon (EBC), Ultrafine Particles ...
  • Viana, Maria Carmen; Rivas, Ioar; Querol, Xavier; Alastuey, Andrés; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Bouso, Laura; Sioutas, Constantinos; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2015)
    Particle size distribution patterns of trace elements and metals across three size fractions (<0.25 μm, quasi-ultrafine particles, q-UF; 0.25–2.5 μm, accumulation particles; 2.5–10 μm, coarse particles) were analysed in ...
  • Minguillón, María Cruz; Rivas, Ioar; Moreno, Teresa; Alastuey, Andrés; Font, Oriol; Córdoba, Patricia; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Querol, Xavier (Elsevier, 2015)
    Urban air pollution has a greater impact on children's health compared to adults. In the framework of the BREATHE (BRain dEvelopment and Air polluTion ultrafine particles in scHool childrEn) project, the present work studies ...
  • Rivas, Ioar; Donaire González, David; Bouso, Laura; Esnaola, Mikel; Pandolfi, Marco; de Castro, Montserrat; Viana, Maria Carmen; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Alastuey, Andrés; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Querol, Xavier (Wiley, 2016)
    At city level, personal monitoring is the best way to assess people's exposure. However, it is usually estimated from a few monitoring stations. Our aim was to determine the exposure to black carbon (BC) and BC dose for ...
  • Dadvand, Payam; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Macià, Dídac; Martínez-Vilavella, Gerard; Blanco Hinojo, Laura; Mortamais, Marion; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Fenoll, Raquel; Esnaola, Mikel; Dalmau Bueno, Albert; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Jerrett, Michael; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Proponents of the biophilia hypothesis believe that contact with nature, including green spaces, has a crucial role in brain development in children. Currently, however, we are not aware of evidence linking ...
  • Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Martínez-Vilavella, Gerard; Macià, Dídac; Fenoll, Raquel; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Rivas, Ioar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Blanco Hinojo, Laura, 1981-; Capellades Font, Jaume; Querol, Xavier; Deus, Joan; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2016)
    Children are more vulnerable to the effects of environmental elements due to their active developmental processes. Exposure to urban air pollution has been associated with poorer cognitive performance, which is thought to ...
  • Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Suades González, Elisabet; García Esteban, Raquel; Rivas, Ioar; Pujol, Jesús; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Querol, Xavier; Basagaña Flores, Xavier (Wolters Kluwer Health, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Although air pollution's short-term effects are well understood to be marked and preventable, its acute neuropsychological effects have, to our knowledge, not yet been studied. We aim to examine the association ...