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 ...
  • Vilaró, Marta; Cortés, Jordi; Selva-O'Callaghan, Albert; Urrutia, Agustín; Ribera, Josep Maria; Cardellach, Francesc; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Elmore, Matthew; Vilardell, Miquel; Altman, Douglas; González, José-Antonio; Cobo Valeri, Erik (BioMed Central, 2019)
    Background: From 2005 to 2010, we conducted 2 randomized studies on a journal (Medicina Clínica), where we took manuscripts received for publication and randomly assigned them to either the standard editorial process or ...
  • Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Martínez, David; Ponjoan, Anna; Blanch, Jordi; García Gil, Maria del Mar; Ramos, Rafel; Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; Mueller, Natalie, 1988-; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Cirach, Marta; Khreis, Haneen; Dadvand, Payam; Basagaña Flores, Xavier (MDPI, 2018)
    Introduction: Cities often experience high air pollution and noise levels and lack of natural outdoor environments, which may be detrimental to health. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of air pollution, ...
  • Rivas, Ioar; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Cirach, Marta; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Suades González, Elisabet; García Esteban, Raquel; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Dadvand, Payam; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2019)
    Background: Although previous studies have reported negative associations between exposure to air pollution and cognition, studies of the effects of prenatal and postnatal exposures in early childhood have been limited. ...
  • Sayols, Sergi; Fernández Sanlés, Alba; Prats Uribe, Albert; Subirana Cachinero, Isaac; Plusquin, Michelle; Künzli, Nino; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Elosua Llanos, Roberto (Elsevier, 2019)
    INTRODUCTION: Limited evidence suggests that epigenetic mechanisms may partially mediate the adverse effects of air pollution on health. Our aims were to identify new genomic loci showing differential DNA methylation ...
  • 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 ...
  • Stratakis, Nikos; Borràs, Eva; Sabidó Aguadé, Eduard, 1981-; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Fossati, Serena; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Maitre, Léa; Urquiza, José M.; Vrijheid, Martine; Chatzi, Leda (JAMA Network, 2020)
    IMPORTANCE: The balance of mercury risk and nutritional benefit from fish intake during pregnancy for the metabolic health of offspring to date is unknown. OBJECTIVE: To assess the associations of fish intake and mercury ...
  • 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 ...
  • Vivanco Hidalgo, Rosa María; Avellaneda Gómez, Carla; Dadvand, Payam; Cirach, Marta; Ois Santiago, Angel Javier; Gómez González, Alejandra; Rodríguez-Campello, Ana; Ceballos, Pablo de; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Zabalza, Ana; Cuadrado Godia, Elisa; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Roquer, Jaume; Wellenius, Gregory A. (Elsevier, 2019)
    BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: A number of environmental risk factors of acute ischemic stroke have been identified, but few studies have evaluated the influence of the outdoor environment on stroke severity. We assessed the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Papadopoulou, Eleni, 1985-; Haug, Line Småstuen; Sakhi, Amrit Kaur; Andrušaitytė, Sandra; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Brantsaeter, Anne Lise; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Fernández Barres, Silvia; Grazuleviciene, Regina; Knutsen, Helle Katrine; Maitre, Léa; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; McEachan, Rosemary R.C.; Roumeliotaki, Theano; Slama, Rémy; Vafeiadi, Marina, 1983-; Wright, John; Vrijheid, Martine; Thomsen, Cathrine; Chatzi, Leda (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2019)
    Background: Pregnant women and children are especially vulnerable to exposures to food contaminants, and a balanced diet during these periods is critical for optimal nutritional status. Objectives: Our objective was to ...
  • 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 ...