Browsing by Author "Guerra, Stefano"

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  • Balcells Vilarnau, Eva, 1967-; Gimeno Santos, Elena, 1980-; De Batlle, Jordi; Ramon, Maria Antonia; Rodríguez, Esther; Benet, Marta; Ferrer, Jaume; Farrero, Eva; Ferrer, Antoni-Lluc, 1942-; Guerra, Stefano; Ferrer, Jaume; Sauleda Roig, Jaume; Barberà, Joan Albert; Agustí, Alvar; Rodriguez, Robert, 1968-; Gea Guiral, Joaquim; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; García Aymerich, Judith (BioMed Central, 2015)
    Background. Under-diagnosis of COPD is an important unmet medical need. We investigated the characteristics and prognosis of hospitalised patients with undiagnosed COPD./nMethods. The PAC-COPD cohort included 342 COPD ...
  • Aguilar, Daniel; Pinart, Mariona; Benet, Marta; García Aymerich, Judith; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Guerra, Stefano; Kogevinas, Manolis; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Valverde, Sergi; Oliva Miguel, Baldomero; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017)
    Background: The mechanisms explaining the co-existence of asthma, eczema and rhinitis (allergic multimorbidity) are largely unknown. We investigated the mechanisms underlying multimorbidity between three main allergic ...
  • Joubert, Bonnie R.; Salas Díaz, Lucas Andrés, 1980-; Ruiz, Carlos; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Gonzalez, Juan Ramon; Pinart, Mariona; Guerra, Stefano; Vrijheid, Martine; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; London, Stephanie J. (Elsevier, 2016)
    Epigenetic modifications, including DNA methylation, represent a potential mechanism for environmental impacts on human disease. Maternal smoking in pregnancy remains an important public health problem that impacts child ...
  • Guerra, Stefano; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Lavi, Iris; Benet, Marta; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Dobaño, Carlota; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Tischer, Christina; Vrijheid, Martine; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Koppelman, Gerard H. (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Circulating levels of the chitinase-like protein YKL-40 are influenced by genetic variation in its encoding gene (chitinase 3–like 1 [CHI3L1]) and are increased in patients with several diseases, including ...
  • Ramon, Maria Antonia; Ferrer, Jaume; Gimeno Santos, Elena, 1980-; Donaire González, David; Rodríguez, Esther; Balcells Vilarnau, Eva, 1967-; De Batlle, Jordi; Benet, Marta; Guerra, Stefano; Sauleda Roig, Jaume; Ferrer, Antoni-Lluc, 1942-; Farrero, Eva; Gea Guiral, Joaquim; Barberà, Joan Albert; Agustí, Alvar; Rodríguez Roisin, Robert; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; García Aymerich, Judith; PAC-COPD Study Group (Wiley, 2016)
    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Exercise capacity decline is a predictor of mortality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Static pulmonary hyperinflation is a key determinant of exercise performance, ...
  • Tischer, Christina; Zock, Jan-Paul; Valkonen, Maria; Doekes, Gert; Guerra, Stefano; Heederik, Dick; Jarvis, Deborah; Norbäck, Dan; Olivieri, Mario; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Svanes, Cecilie; Täubel, Martin; Thiering, Elisabeth; Verlato, Giuseppe; Hyvärinen, Anne; Heinrich, Joachim (BioMed Central, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Dampness and mould exposure have been repeatedly associated with respiratory health. However, less is known about the specific agents provoking or arresting health effects in adult populations. We aimed to ...
  • Guerra, Stefano; Halonen, Marilyn; Vasquez, Monica M.; Spangenberg, Amber; Stern, Debra A.; Morgan, Wayne J.; Wright, Anne L.; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Dobaño, Carlota; Barreiro Portela, Esther; Zock, Jan-Paul; Martínez-Moratalla, Jesús; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Martinez, Fernando D. (Elsevier, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Low concentrations of the anti-inflammatory protein CC16 (approved symbol SCGB1A1) in serum have been associated with accelerated decline in forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1) in patients with chronic ...
  • Carsin, Anne-Elie; Fuertes, Elaine; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Guerra, Stefano; García Aymerich, Judith (Elsevier, 2019)
    Introduction: Restrictive spirometry pattern is an under-recognised disorder with a poor morbidity and mortality prognosis. We compared physical activity levels between adults with a restrictive spirometry pattern and with ...
  • Akiki, Zeina; Rava, Marta; Díaz Gil, Oscar; Pin, Isabelle; Moual, Nicole Le; Siroux, Valérie; Guerra, Stefano; Chamat, Soulaima; Matran, Regis; Fitó Colomer, Montserrat; Salameh, Pascale; Nadif, Rachel (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: To which extent serum cytokines may predict asthma control in adults remains understudied. OBJECTIVES: We investigated cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between cytokine profiles and asthma outcomes. ...
  • Pinart, Mariona; Gimeno Santos, Elena, 1980-; García Aymerich, Judith; Guerra, Stefano; Benet, Marta; Jacquemin Leonard, Bénédicte; Kogevinas, Manolis; Lavi, Iris; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria (WebmedCentral, 2012)
    BACKGROUND: Classical disease phenotypes are mainly based on descriptions of symptoms and the hypothesis that a given pattern of symptoms provides a diagnosis. With refined technologies there is growing evidence that disease ...
  • Fuertes, Elaine; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Garcia-Larsen, Vanessa; Guerra, Stefano; Pin, Isabelle; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Accordini, Simone; Martínez-Moratalla, Jesús; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Urrutia, Isabel; Le Gouellec, Audrey; Heinrich, Joachim; Gislason, Thorarinn; Jõgi, Rain; Janson, Christer; Jarvis, Debbie; García Aymerich, Judith (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019)
    Objective: Regular physical activity may be associated with improved lung function via reduced systemic inflammation, although studies exploring this mechanism are rare. We evaluated the role of C-reactive protein in blood, ...
  • Castro Giner, Francesc; Künzli, Nino; Jacquemin Leonard, Bénédicte; Forsberg, Bertil; Cid Ibeas, Rafael de; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Jarvis, Deborah; Briggs, David; Vienneau, Danielle; Norbäck, Dan; Gonzalez, Juan Ramon; Guerra, Stefano; Janson, Christer; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Wjst, Matthias; Heinrich, Joachim; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Kogevinas, Manolis (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2009)
    BACKGROUND: Traffic-related air pollution is related with asthma, and this association may be modified by genetic factors. OBJECTIVES: We investigated the role of genetic polymorphisms potentially modifying the association ...