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  • Font Ribera, Laia (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2010-11-29)
    ANTECEDENTS: La natació té beneficis per la salut, però l’assistència a piscines comporta l’exposició a subproductes de la cloració (SPC). Els banyistes podrien tenir cert risc de patir efectes respiratoris, com l’asma, ...
  • Salas, Lucas A.; Font Ribera, Laia; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Sumoy Van Dyck, Lauro; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Bonnin, Sarah; Aguilar Morón, María Asunción; Mattlin, Heidi; Hummel, Manuela; Ferrer Del Alamo, Ana; Kogevinas, Manolis; Villanueva Belmonte, Cristina (Elsevier, 2017)
    Exposure to disinfection by-products (DBP) such as trihalomethanes (THM) in swimming pools has been linked to adverse health effects in humans, but their biological mechanisms are unclear. We evaluated short-term changes ...
  • Espejo Herrera, Nadia Carminia, 1983-; Gràcia Lavedan, Esther; Font Ribera, Laia; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Kogevinas, Manolis; Villanueva Belmonte, Cristina (Environmental Health Perspectives, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Ingested nitrate leads to endogenous formation of N-nitroso compounds that are breast carcinogens in animals, but human evidence is limited. OBJECTIVE: We evaluated ingested nitrate as a risk factor for breast ...
  • Font Ribera, Laia; Gràcia Lavedan, Esther; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Kogevinas, Manolis; Villanueva, Cristina M. (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Exposure to trihalomethanes (THMs) in drinking water has consistently been associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer, but evidence on other cancers including the breast is very limited. Objectives: ...
  • Font Ribera, Laia; Kogevinas, Manolis; Zock, Jan-Paul; Gómez, Federico P.; Barreiro Portela, Esther; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Fernandez, Pilar; Lourencetti, Carolina; Pérez-Olabarría, Maitane; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Marcos, Ricard; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Villanueva, Cristina M. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2010)
    Background Swimming in chlorinated pools involves exposure to disinfection by-products (DBPs) and has been associated with impaired respiratory health. Objectives We evaluated short-term changes in several respiratory ...
  • Font Ribera, Laia; Colomer Cotta, Jordi; Gómez Gutiérrez, Anna; Villanueva Belmonte, Cristina (Elsevier, 2017)
    Bottled water consumption is increasing worldwide, despite its huge economic and environmental cost. We aim to describe personal and tap water quality determinants of bottled water use in the city of Barcelona. This ...