Browsing by Author "Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-"

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  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2015)
  • 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, ...
  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Götschi, Thomas; De Nazelle, Audrey; Gracia Lavedan, Esther; Ambros, Albert; Márquez, Sandra; Marquet, Oriol; Avila-Palencia, Ione, 1985-; Brand, Christian; Iacorossi, Francesco; Raser, Elisabeth; Gaupp-Berghausen, Mailin; Dons, Evi; Laeremans, Michelle; Kahlmeier, Sonja; Sánchez, Julian; Gerike, Regine; Anaya, Esther; Int Panis, Luc; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2019)
    Background: Although walking for travel can help in reaching the daily recommended levels of physical activity, we know relatively little about the correlates of walking for travel in the European context. Objective: Within ...
  • Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Valvi, Damaskini, 1983-; Ballesteros-Gomez, Ana; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Fernandez, Mariana F.; García Esteban, Raquel; Iñiguez, Carmen; Martínez Muriano, David; Murcia, Mario; Monfort Mercader, Núria, 1983-; Luque, Noelia; Rubio, Soledad; Ventura Alemany, Rosa; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Prenatal exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) and phthalates may affect fetal growth; however, previous findings are inconsistent and based on few studies. OBJECTIVES: We assessed whether prenatal exposure to BPA and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Pérez-León, Daniela; Mudu, Pierpaolo (Elsevier, 2019)
    Background: Green spaces have been proposed to be a health determinant, improving health and wellbeing through different mechanisms. We aimed to systematically review the epidemiological evidence from longitudinal studies ...
  • Vert, Cristina; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Grellier, James; Fleming, Lora E.; White, Mathew P.; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979- (MDPI, 2019)
    The promotion of physical activity through better urban design is one pathway by which health and well-being improvements can be achieved. This study aimed to quantify health and health-related economic impacts associated ...
  • 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 ...
  • Vert, Cristina; Carrasco Turigas, Glòria; Zijlema, Wilma; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Cano-Riu, Lia; Elliott, Lewis R.; Litt, Jill; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984- (Elsevier, 2019)
    Introduction: Access to natural outdoor environments can promote physical activity, social cohesion, and improved psychological well-being. In 2016, an urban riverside regeneration project to facilitate access to the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Sánchez Benavides, Gonzalo; Dadvand, Payam; Martínez, David; Gramunt Fombuena, 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 ...
  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Zijlema, Wilma; Vert, Cristina; White, Mathew P.; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: A growing number of quantitative studies have investigated the potential benefits of outdoor blue spaces (lakes, rivers, sea, etc) and human health, but there is not yet a systematic review synthesizing this ...
  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2014-07-03)
    Persistent organic pollutants (POPs), bisphenol A (BPA) and pthalates may increase the risk of respiratory infections and allergic diseases in infants and the effects might last until, at least, adolescence. Cytokines and ...
  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Fort, Marta; Martínez, David; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Santa Marina, Loreto; Lertxundi, Nerea; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2012)
    Background: There is increasing interest in the potential effects of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) on children’s neuropsychological development, but only a few small studies have evaluated such effects. Objectives: ...
  • Abellan, Alicia; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; García Esteban, Raquel; Basterrechea, Mikel; Duarte Salles, Talita, 1985-; Ferrero, Amparo; García Aymerich, Judith; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Lopez-Espinosa, Maria-José; Zabaleta, Carlos; Vrijheid, Martine; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel (Elsevier, 2019)
    Introduction: Prenatal exposure to organochlorine compounds (OCs) can increase the risk of reported respiratory symptoms in children. It remains unclear whether these compounds can also impact on lung function. We assessed ...
  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Martínez Muriano, David; Dadvand, Payam; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Plasència, Antoni; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: A number of studies have associated natural outdoor environments with reduced mortality but there is no systematic review synthesizing the evidence. OBJECTIVES: We aimed to systematically review the available ...
  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Vrijheid, Martine; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Fano, Eduardo; Llop, Sabrina; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Fernandez, Mariana F.; Tardón, Adonina; Fernández-Somoano, Ana; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: In 2003 the INMA-INfancia y Medio Ambiente (Environment and Childhood) project, a Spanish national network of birth cohorts including more than 3500 participants, was set up with the aim to assess the health ...