Browsing by Author "Ballester Díez, Ferran"

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  • Fernández Somoano, Ana; Llop, Sabrina; Aguilera Jiménez, Inmaculada, 1977-; Tamayo-Uria, Ibon; Martínez, María Dolores; Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Tardón, Adonina (MDPI , 2015)
    This study aimed to describe the degree of annoyance among pregnant women in a Spanish cohort and to examine associations with proximity to traffic, NO2 and benzene exposure. We included 2457 participants from the Spanish ...
  • Paunescu, Alexandra-Cristina; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Ferrero, Amparo; Pañella, Pau; Bougas, Nicolas; Beydon, Nicole; Just, Jocelyne; Lezmi, Guillaume; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Momas, Isabelle (Elsevier, 2019)
    Background: Few studies have investigated the 24-hour respiratory health effects of personal black carbon (BC) and ultrafine particles (UFP) exposure in schoolchildren. The objective of this study was to investigate these ...
  • Tsarna, Ermioni; Reedijk, Marije; Birks, Laura Ellen, 1983-; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Ha, Mina; Jiménez-Zabala, Ana; Kheifets, Leeka; Lertxundi, Aitana; Lim, Hyungryul; Olsen, Jørn; González-Safont, Llúcia; Sudan, Madhuri; Cardis, Elisabeth; Vrijheid, Martine; Vrijkotte, Tanja; Huss, Anke; Vermeulen, Roel (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    Results from studies evaluating potential effects of prenatal exposure to radio-frequency electromagnetic fields from cell phones on birth outcomes have been inconsistent. Using data on 55,507 pregnant women and their ...
  • Torres Toda, Maria; Estarlich, Marisa; Ballester Díez, Ferran; de Castro, Montserrat; Fernández-Somoano, Ana; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Iñiguez, Carmen; Lertxundi, Aitana; Subiza-Pérez, Mikel; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Tardón, Adonina; Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; Dadvand, Payam (Elsevier, 2022)
    An accumulating body of evidence has associated exposure to greenspace with improved birth outcomes, including higher birth weight and lower risk of low birth weight; however, evidence on such association with in-utero ...
  • Ibarluzea, Jesús; Aurrekoetxea, Juan José; Porta Serra, Miquel; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Ballester Díez, Ferran (Elsevier, 2016)
    La biomonitorización de sustancias tóxicas ha sido incorporada por buena parte de los países más desarrollados, con el objetivo de conocer sus concentraciones en muestras biológicas. Estas sustancias se incorporan al ...
  • Gallastegui, Mara; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Jiménez-Zabala, Ana; Calvente, Irene; Fernández, Marta; Birks, Laura Ellen, 1983-; Struchen, Benjamin; Vrijheid, Martine; Estarlich, Marisa; Fernandez, Mariana F.; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Aurrekoetxea, Juan José; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Guerra, David; González, Julián; Röösli, Martin; Santa Marina, Loreto (BioMed Central, 2016)
    Background: Analysis of the association between exposure to electromagnetic fields of non-ionising radiation (EMF-NIR) and health in children and adolescents is hindered by the limited availability of data, mainly due to ...
  • Villanueva, Cristina M.; Gracia Lavedan, Esther; Julvez, Jordi; Santa Marina, Loreto; Lertxundi, Nerea; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Llop, Sabrina; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Fernández Somoano, Ana; Tardón, Adonina; Vrijheid, Martine; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Disinfection by-products (DBPs) constitute a complex mixture of prevalent chemicals in drinking water and there is evidence of neurotoxicity for some of them. Objectives: We evaluated the association between ...
  • Aguilera Jiménez, Inmaculada, 1977-; Pedersen, Marie; García Esteban, Raquel; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Basterrechea, Mikel; Esplugues, Ana; Fernández Somoano, Ana; Lertxundi, Aitana; Tardón, Adonina; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2013)
    Background: Prenatal and early-life periods may be critical windows for harmful effects of air pollution on infant health. Objectives: We studied the association of air pollution exposure during pregnancy and the first ...
  • Arizo-Luque, Vanessa; García, Ana María; Estarlich, Marisa; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Fernández-Tardón, Guillermo; Tardón, Adonina; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Vrijheid, Martine; Lertxundi, Aitana; Santa Marina, Loreto; Ronda-Pérez, Elena (Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, 2018)
    Fundamentos: Los estudios publicados no son concluyentes sobre el impacto de determinadas exposiciones ocupacionales en el embarazo, evidenciando la necesidad de considerar el doble rol, profesional y familiar, de las ...
  • Lozano, Manuel; Murcia, Mario; Soler Blasco, Raquel; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Zubero, Begotxu; Riutort-Mayol, Gabriel; Gil, Fernando; Olmedo, Pablo; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Amorós, Rubén; Lertxundi, Aitana; Vrijheid, Martine; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Llop, Sabrina (Elsevier, 2022)
    Background: Humans are regularly exposed to metals and metalloids present in air, water, food, soil and domestic materials. Most of them can cross the placental barrier and cause adverse impacts on the developing foetus. ...
  • Matilla Santander, Nuria; Valvi, Damaskini, 1983-; Lopez-Espinosa, Maria-José; Manzano Salgado, Cyntia Beatriz, 1987-; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Santa Marina, Loreto; Schettgen, Thomas; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) may increase risk for metabolic diseases; however, epidemiologic evidence is lacking at the present time. Pregnancy is a period of enhanced tissue plasticity for ...
  • Villanueva Belmonte, Cristina; Gracia Lavedan, Esther; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Marina, Loreto Santa; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Llop, Sabrina; Tardón, Adonina; Fernandez, Mariana F.; Freire, Carmen; Goñi, Fernando; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Kogevinas, Manolis; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2011)
    Background: Evidence associating exposure to water disinfection by-products with reduced birth weight and altered duration of gestation remains inconclusive. Objective: We assessed exposure to trihalomethanes (THMs) during ...
  • Costa, Olga; Iñiguez, Carmen; Manzano Salgado, Cyntia Beatriz, 1987-; Amiano, Pilar; Murcia, Mario; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Irizar, Amaia; Basterrechea, Mikel; Beneito, Andrea; Schettgen, Thomas; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Lopez-Espinosa, Maria-José (Elsevier, 2019)
    Background: Several studies have investigated the possible association between prenatal exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) and birth anthropometry. However, none has assessed fetal size longitudinally. We studied ...
  • Vilahur Chiaraviglio, Nadia, 1982-; Fernandez, Mariana F.; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Ramos, Rosa; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Murcia, Mario; Riaño, Isolina; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Olea, Nicolás; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: To date, no epidemiological studies have explored the impact and persistence of in utero exposure to mixtures of xenoestrogens on the developing brain. We aimed to assess whether the cumulative effect of ...
  • Dadvand, Payam; Tischer, Christina; Estarlich, Marisa; Llop, Sabrina; Dalmau Bueno, Albert; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Valentín, Antònia; de Keijzer, Carmen; Fernández Somoano, Ana; Lertxundi, Nerea; Rodríguez Dehli, Cristina; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Zugna, Daniela; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Natural environments, including green spaces, may have beneficial impacts on brain development. However, longitudinal evidence of an association between long-term exposure to green spaces and cognitive development ...
  • Birks, Laura Ellen, 1983-; 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 ...
  • Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Mendez, Michelle A.; Fernández Barres, Silvia; Romaguera Bosch, Dora; Vioque, Jesus; Llop, Sabrina; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Avella García, Claudia B., 1982-; Tardón, Adonina; Riaño, Isolina; Andiarena, Ainara; Robinson, Oliver; Arija, Victoria; Esnaola, Mikel; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Oxford University Press, 2016)
    Seafood consumption during pregnancy is thought to be beneficial for child neuropsychological development, but to our knowledge no large cohort studies with high fatty fish consumption have analyzed the association by ...
  • Llop, Sabrina; Engström, Karin; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Franforte, Elisa; Alhamdow, Ayman; Pisa, Federica; Tratnik, Janja Snoj; Mazej, Datja; Murcia, Mario; Rebagliato, Marisa; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Sofianou-Katsoulis, Aikaterini; Prasouli, Alexia; Antonopoulou, Eleni; Antoniadou, Ioanna; Nakou, Sheena; Barbone, Fabio; Horvat, Milena; Broberg, Karin (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2014)
    Background: The genetic background may influence methylmercury (MeHg) metabolism and neurotoxicity. ATP binding cassette (ABC) transporters actively transport various xenobiotics across biological membranes. Objective: To ...
  • Carrasco, Paula; Estarlich, Marisa; Iñiguez, Carmen; Ferrero, Amparo; Murcia, Mario; Esplugues, Ana; Vioque, Jesus; Santa Marina, Loreto; Zabaleta, Carlos; Iriarte, Gorka; Fernández-Somoano, Ana; Tardón, Adonina; Vrijheid, Martine; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Llop, Sabrina (Elsevier, 2021)
    Effects of mercury on maturing immune system have been reported, however the association with respiratory and allergy problems during infancy remains unclear. The aim of this study is to evaluate the association between ...
  • 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 ...