Browsing by Author "Cirach, Marta"

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  • Adam, Martin; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Jacquemin Leonard, Bénédicte; Cirach, Marta; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Probst-Hensch, Nicole (European Respiratory Society, 2015)
    The chronic impact of ambient air pollutants on lung function in adults is not fully understood. The objective of this study was to investigate the association of long-term exposure to ambient air pollution with lung ...
  • MacIntyre, Elaina A; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Cirach, Marta; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Heinrich, Joachim (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2014)
    Background: Few studies have investigated traffic-related air pollution as a risk factor for respiratory infections during early childhood. Objectives: We aimed to investigate the association between air pollution and ...
  • 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, ...
  • Jacquemin Leonard, Bénédicte; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Cirach, Marta; De Nazelle, Audrey; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Kauffmann, Francine (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Short-term exposure to air pollution has adverse effects among patients with asthma, but whether long-term exposure to air pollution is a cause of adult-onset asthma is unclear. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to investigate ...
  • de Bont, Jeroen; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Barrera Gómez, Jose; Cirach, Marta; Rivas, Ioar; Valvi, Damaskini, 1983-; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Dadvand, Payam; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine (Elsevier, 2019)
    Background: Ambient air pollution may increase the risk of overweight and obesity in children. However, available evidence is still scarce and has mainly focused on ambient air pollution exposure occurring at home without ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mueller, Natalie, 1988-; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Khreis, Haneen; Cirach, Marta; Andrés, David; Ballester, Joan; Bartoll, Xavier; Daher, Carolyn; Deluca, Anna; Echave, Cynthia; Milà, Carles; Márquez, Sandra; Palou, Joan; Pérez, Katherine; Tonne, Cathryn; Stevenson, Mark; Rueda, Salvador; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2020)
    Background: Car-dependent city planning has resulted in high levels of environmental pollution, sedentary lifestyles and increased vulnerability to the effects of climate change. The Barcelona Superblock model is an ...
  • Zijlema, Wilma; Christian, Hayley; Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Cirach, Marta; Berg, Magdalena van den; Maas, Jolanda; Gidlow, Christopher J.; Kruize, Hanneke; Wendel-Vos, Wanda; Andrušaitytė, Sandra; Grazuleviciene, Regina; Litt, Jill; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2019)
    Objectives: Dog owners walking their dog in natural outdoor environments (NOE) may benefit from the physical activity facilitated by dog walking and from time spent in nature. However, it is unclear whether dog owners ...
  • Mortamais, Marion; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Martínez-Vilavella, Gerard; Fenoll, Raquel; Reynes, Christelle; Sabatier, Robert; Rivas, Ioar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Vilor Tejedor, Natàlia, 1988-; Alemany, Silvia; Cirach, Marta; Alvarez, Mar; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2019)
    Objective: Air pollution (AP) may affect neurodevelopment, but studies about the effects of AP on the growing human brain are still scarce. We aimed to investigate the effects of prenatal exposure to AP on lateral ventricles ...
  • 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. ...
  • Pedersen, Marie; Mendez, Michelle A.; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Villanueva Belmonte, Cristina; Gracia Lavedan, Esther; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Cirach, Marta; Agramunt, Silvia; Kogevinas, Manolis (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Bulky DNA adducts reflect genotoxic exposures, have been associated with lower birth weight, and may predict cancer risk. OBJECTIVE: We selected factors known or hypothesized to affect in utero adduct formation ...
  • Kruize, Hanneke; van Kamp, Irene; Berg, Magdalena van den; Kempen, Elise van; Wendel-Vos, Wanda; Ruijsbroek, Annemarie; Swart, Wim; Maas, Jolanda; Gidlow, Christopher J.; Smith, Graham; Ellis, Naomi; Hurst, Gemma; Masterson, Daniel; Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Cirach, Marta; Gražulevičienė, Regina; Hazel, Peter van den; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2020)
    Background: Despite the large number of studies on beneficial effects of the natural outdoor environment (NOE) on health, the underlying mechanisms are not fully understood. Objective: This study explored the relations ...
  • 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, 1988-; 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Crous-Bou, Marta; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Gispert López, Juan Domingo; Cirach, Marta; Sánchez Benavides, Gonzalo; Falcón, Carles; Arenaza Urquijo, Eider M.; Gotsens, Xavier; Fauria, Karine; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Molinuevo, José Luis; ALFA Study (Elsevier, 2020)
    Background: Air quality might contribute to incidence of dementia-related disorders, including Alzheimer’s dementia (AD). The aim of our study is to evaluate the effect of urban environmental exposures (including exposure ...
  • Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Donaire González, David; Seto, Edmund; Valentín, Antònia; Smith, Graham; Martínez Muriano, David; Carrasco Turigas, Glòria; Masterson, Daniel; Berg, Magdalena van den; Ambros, Albert; Martínez-Íñiguez, Tania; Dedele, Audrius; Hurst, Gemma; Ellis, Naomi; Grazulevicius, Tomas; Voorsmit, Martin; Cirach, Marta; Cirac-Claveras, Judith; Swart, Wim; Clasquin, Eddy; Maas, Jolanda; Wendel-Vos, Wanda; Jerrett, Michael; Grazuleviciene, Regina; Kruize, Hanneke; Gidlow, Christopher J.; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (MDPI, 2017)
    This study investigated whether residential availability of natural outdoor environments (NOE) was associated with contact with NOE, overall physical activity and physical activity in NOE, in four different European cities ...
  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Sánchez Benavides, Gonzalo; Dadvand, Payam; Martínez, David; Gramunt, Nina; Gotsens, Xavier; Cirach, Marta; Vert, Cristina; Molinuevo, José Luis; Crous-Bou, Marta; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Although exposure to natural outdoor environments has been consistently associated with improved perceived general health, available evidence on a protective association between this exposure and specific mental ...