Browsing by Author "Basagaña Flores, Xavier"

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  • 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 ...
  • Rivera, Marcela, 1982-; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Aguilera Jiménez, Inmaculada, 1977-; Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; Agis, David; Groot, Eric de; Pérez Grau, Laura; Mendez, Michelle A.; Bouso, Laura; Targa, Jaume; Ramos, Rafel; Sala, Joan; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Elosua Llanos, Roberto; Künzli, Nino (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2013)
    BACKGROUND: Epidemiological evidence of the effects of long-term exposure to air pollution on the chronic processes of atherogenesis is limited. OBJECTIVE: We investigated the association of long-term exposure to traffic-related ...
  • 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 ...
  • Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Aguilera Jiménez, Inmaculada, 1977-; Rivera, Marcela, 1982-; Agis, David; Bouso, Laura; Deltell, Alexandre; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Ramos, Rafel; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vila, Joan; Elosua Llanos, Roberto; Künzli, Nino (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2014)
    Background: Long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution may increase blood pressure (BP) and induce hypertension. However, evidence supporting these associations is limited, and they may be confounded by exposure ...
  • Rivera, Marcela, 1982- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2012-03-16)
    This thesis contributes to the characterization of the spatial distribution of NO2, heavy metals and UFP in Girona, to the methodology in air pollution exposure assessment studying different markers of traffic-related air ...
  • Dadvand, Payam; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Sartini, Claudio; Figueras, Francesc; Vrijheid, Martine; De Nazelle, Audrey; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2011)
    Background: Although future climate is predicted to have more extreme heat conditions, the available evidence on the impact of these conditions on pregnancy length is very scarce and inconclusive. Objectives: We investigated ...
  • Espejo Herrera, Nadia Carminia, 1983-; Gràcia Lavedan, Esther; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Kogevinas, Manolis; Villanueva Belmonte, Cristina (Wiley, 2016)
    Ingested nitrate leads to the endogenous synthesis of N-nitroso compounds (NOCs), animal carcinogens with limited human evidence. We aimed to evaluate the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) associated with nitrate exposure ...
  • Stafoggia, Massimo; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Forastiere, Francesco; MED-PARTICLES Study Group (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Evidence on the association between short-term exposure to desert dust and health outcomes is controversial. OBJECTIVES: We aimed to estimate the short-term effects of particulate matter ≤ 10 μm (PM10) on ...
  • Agier, Lydiane; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Maitre, Léa; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; de Castro, Montserrat; Donaire González, David; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Robinson, Oliver; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Tamayo-Uria, Ibon; Urquiza, José M.; Valentín, Antònia; Vrijheid, Martine; Siroux, Valérie (Elsevier, 2019)
    Background: Several single-exposure studies have documented possible effects of environmental factors on lung function, but none has relied on an exposome approach. We aimed to evaluate the association between a broad range ...
  • Martínez Solanas, Èrica (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2019-02-28)
    Exposure to ambient temperatures has been widely described as an important health hazard. The most studied effect of temperatures is an increase on mortality; however, there is less evidence on other health impacts. In ...
  • Pedersen, Marie; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Cirach, Marta; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Kogevinas, Manolis; Slama, Rémy (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2016)
    BACKGROUND: The health effects of suspended particulate matter (PM) may depend on its chemical composition. Associations between maternal exposure to chemical constituents of PM and newborn's size have been little examined. ...
  • Martínez Solanas, Èrica, 1982-; López Ruiz, María, 1982-; Wellenius, Gregory A.; Gasparrini, Antoni; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Benavides, Fernando G.(Fernando García); Basagaña Flores, Xavier (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Extreme cold and heat have been linked to an increased risk of occupational injuries. However, the evidence is still limited to a small number of studies of people with relatively few injuries and with a limited ...
  • Lubczynska, Malgorzata Joanna; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Tiemeier, Henning; Porta, Daniela; Kasper-Sonnenberg, Monika; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V.; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Dalmau Bueno, Albert; Forastiere, Francesco; Wittsiepe, Jürgen; Hoffmann, Barbara; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Hoek, Gerard; de Hoogh, Kees; Brunekreef, Bert; Guxens Junyent, Mònica (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Little is known about developmental neurotoxicity of particulate matter composition. We aimed to investigate associations between exposure to elemental composition of outdoor PM2.5 at birth and cognitive and ...
  • Agay-Shay, Keren; Martínez Muriano, David; Valvi, Damaskini, 1983-; García Esteban, Raquel; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Robinson, Oliver; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Prenatal exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) may induce weight gain and obesity in children, but the obesogenic effects of mixtures have not been studied. OBJECTIVE: We evaluated the associations ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • de Keijzer, Carmen; Tonne, Cathryn; Sabia, Severine; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Valentín, Antònia; Singh-Manoux, Archana; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Dadvand, Payam (Elsevier, 2019)
    There is increasing evidence of the health benefits of exposure to natural environments, including green and blue spaces. The association with physical functioning and its decline at older age remains to be explored. The ...
  • Dadvand, Payam; Bartoll, Xavier; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Dalmau Bueno, Albert; Martínez Muriano, David; Ambros, Albert; Cirach, Marta; Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Borrell i Thió, Carme; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2016)
    Green spaces are associated with improved health, but little is known about mechanisms underlying such association. We aimed to assess the association between greenness exposure and subjective general health (SGH) and to ...
  • Mueller, Natalie; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Cirach, Marta; Cole-Hunter, Tom; Dadvand, Payam; Donaire González, David; Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Martínez Muriano, David; Tonne, Cathryn; Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Valentín, Antònia; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2017)
    INTRODUCTION: Until now, estimates of the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) have mainly been produced on national or regional levels. These general estimates, however, are less useful for city governments who have to take ...
  • Maitre, Léa; de Bont, Jeroen; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Robinson, Oliver; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Borràs, Eva; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; de Castro, Montserrat; Donaire González, David; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Fossati, Serena; González, Juan R.; Hernández-Ferrer, Carles; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Manzano Salgado, Cyntia Beatriz, 1987-; Sabidó Aguadé, Eduard, 1981-; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Tamayo-Uria, Ibon; Urquiza, José M.; van Gent, Diana; Vives Usano, Marta, 1990-; Warembourg, Charline; Nieuwenhuijsen, M.; Vrijheid, Martine (BMJ Publishing Group, 2018)
    PURPOSE: Essential to exposome research is the collection of data on many environmental exposures from different domains in the same subjects. The aim of the Human Early Life Exposome (HELIX) study was to measure and ...