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 ...
  • Tsarna, Ermioni; Reedijk, Marije; Birks, Laura Ellen, 1983-; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Ha, Mina; Jiménez-Zabala, Ana; Kheifets, Leeka; Lertxundi, Aitana; Lim, Hyung-Ryul; 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 ...
  • 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; 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 ...
  • 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; 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Vilahur Chiaraviglio, Nadia, 1982-; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Morales, Eva; Motta, Valeria; Fernandez, Mariana F.; Salas, Lucas A.; Escaramís, Geòrgia; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Murcia, Mario; Tardón, Adonina; Riaño, Isolina; Santa Marina, Loreto; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Arrebola, Juan Pedro; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Bollati, Valentina; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Olea, Nicolás (Future Medicine, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: In utero exposure to xenostrogens may modify the epigenome. We explored the association of prenatal exposure to mixtures of xenoestrogens and genome-wide placental DNA methylation. MATERIALS & METHODS: Sex-specific ...
  • Vilahur Chiaraviglio, Nadia, 1982-; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Byun, Hyang-Min; Fernandez, Mariana F.; Santa Marina, Loreto; Basterrechea, Mikel; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Murcia, Mario; Tardón, Adonina; Fernández Somoano, Ana; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Olea, Nicolás; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Baccarelli, Andrea A. (Elsevier, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: Prenatal exposure to endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) has previously shown to alter epigenetic marks. OBJECTIVES: In this work we explore whether prenatal exposure to mixtures of xenoestrogens has the ...
  • Iñiguez, Carmen; Esplugues, Ana; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Basterrechea, Mikel; Fernández Somoano, Ana; Costa, Olga; Estarlich, Marisa; Aguilera Jiménez, Inmaculada, 1977-; Lertxundi, Aitana; Tardón, Adonina; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Murcia, Mario; Lopez-Espinosa, Maria-José; Ballester Díez, Ferran; NMA Project (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Air pollution exposure during pregnancy has been associated with impaired fetal growth. However, few studies have measured fetal biometry longitudinally, remaining unclear as to whether there are windows of ...
  • 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 ...