Browsing by Author "Grimalt Obrador, Joan"

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  • Manaca, Maria Nélia Joquim, 1980-; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Garí de Barbarà, Mercè, 1982-; Sacarlal, Jahit; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Gonzalez, Raquel; Dobaño, Carlota; Menéndez, Clara; Alonso, Pedro L. (Springer, 2012)
    INTRODUCTION: We report on the analysis of 4,4'-dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (4,4'-DDT) and its metabolites in thatch and branch samples constituting the wall materials of dwellings from South African subtropical areas. ...
  • Mortamais, Marion; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; van Drooge, Barend L.; Macià, Dídac; Martínez-Vilavella, Gerard; Reynes, Christelle; Sabatier, Robert; Rivas, Ioar; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Querol, Xavier; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2017)
    Background: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) have been proposed as environmental risk factors for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The effects of these pollutants on brain structures potentially ...
  • Manaca, Maria Nélia Joquim (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2011-09-27)
    Past and present uses of DDT and pyrethroids have led to their incorporation into humans, mainly through the food chain and sometimes by direct exposure. The present work focuses on establishing the levels of DDT, its ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Garí de Barbarà, Mercè, 1982- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013-04-15)
    The present research explores the levels and patterns of accumulation of a wide range of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the human population. It assesses two major families of POPs, namely organochlorine compounds ...
  • 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: ...
  • Valvi, Damaskini, 1983-; Mendez, Michelle A.; Martínez Muriano, David; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2012)
    Background: Recent experimental evidence suggests that prenatal exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) may increase postnatal obesity risk and that these effects may be sex or diet dependent. Objectives: We ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Herrero, Carmen; Ozalla, Dolores; Sala, Maria; Ribas Fitó, Núria; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Basagaña Flores, Xavier (BioMed Central, 2002)
    Background: Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) is caused by hexachlorobenzene (HCB) in several species of laboratory mammals, but the human evidence is contradictory. In a study among adults of a population highly exposed to ...
  • Alemany, Silvia; Vilor Tejedor, Natàlia, 1988-; García Esteban, Raquel; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Dadvand, Payam; Esnaola, Mikel; Mortamais, Marion; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; van Drooge, Barend L.; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Rivas, Ioar; Querol, Xavier; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Traffic-related air pollution is emerging as a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and impaired brain development. Individual differences in vulnerability to air pollution may involve the ε4 allele of ...
  • Junqué Martínez, Eva, 1988- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2019-12-18)
    En aquest estudi s’avaluen algunes de les vies d’exposició principals a diversos contaminants, concretament als compostos organoclorats (OCs) i metalls traça, en infants. La recerca se centra en tres poblacions localitzades ...