Browsing by Author "Zock, Jan-Paul"

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  • Dumas, Orianne; Varraso, Raphaëlle; Boggs, Krislyn M.; Quinot, Catherine; Zock, Jan-Paul; Henneberger, Paul K.; Speizer, Frank E.; Le Moual, Nicole; Camargo, Carlos A. (American Medical Association, 2019)
    Importance: Exposure to disinfectants in health care workers has been associated with respiratory health outcomes, including asthma. Despite the biological plausibility of an association between disinfectants (irritant ...
  • Vizcaya Fernández, David (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2011-11-14)
    During the last decade, several studies highlighted a higher risk of asthma among workers using cleaning products and, more specifically, among cleaning workers. A hypothesis on a causal role of irritant exposure has been ...
  • Peralta, Gabriela P.; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Zock, Jan-Paul; García Aymerich, Judith (BMJ Publishing Group, 2020)
    BACKGROUND: Previous studies have reported an association between weight increase and excess lung function decline in young adults followed for short periods. We aimed to estimate lung function trajectories during adulthood ...
  • Amaral, André F.S.; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Zock, Jan-Paul; Deborah, Jarvis (Elsevier, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Cross-sectional studies have reported a lower prevalence of sensitization in older adults, but few longitudinal studies have examined whether this is an aging or a year-of-birth cohort effect. OBJECTIVE: We ...
  • Monyarch, Gemma; De Castro Reis, Fernanda; Zock, Jan-Paul; Giraldo, Jesús; Pozo Rodríguez, Francisco; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Rodríguez Trigo, Gema; Gómez, Federico P.; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Coll, Maria; Barberà, Joan Albert; Fuster, Carme (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2013)
    Background: In a previous study, we showed that individuals who had participated in oil clean-up tasks after the wreckage of the Prestige presented an increase of structural chromosomal alterations two years after the acute ...
  • Casas, Lidia; Tischer, Christina; Wouters, Inge M.; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Gehring, Ulrike; García Esteban, Raquel; Thiering, Elisabeth; Postma, Dirkje S.; de Jongste, Johan; Smit, Henriëtte A.; Borrás Santos, Alícia, 1974-; Zock, Jan-Paul; Hyvärinen, Anne; Heinrich, Joachim; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (BioMed Central, 2013)
    BACKGROUND: Inflammation is a key factor in the pathogenesis of respiratory diseases. Early life exposure to microbial agents may have an effect on the development of the immune system and on respiratory health later in ...
  • Hildur, Kristin; Templado, Cristina; Zock, Jan-Paul; Giraldo, Jesús; Pozo Rodríguez, Francisco; Frances, Alexandra; Monyarch, Gemma; Rodríguez Trigo, Gema; Rodriguez-Rodriguez, Emma; Souto, Ana; Gómez, Federico P.; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Barberà, Joan Albert; Fuster, Carme (Public Library of Science, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: The north-west coast of Spain was heavily contaminated by the Prestige oil spill, in 2002. Individuals who participated in the clean-up tasks showed increased chromosome damage two years after exposure. Long-term ...
  • Vizcaya Fernández, David; Mirabelli, Maria C.; Orriols, Ramon; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Barreiro Portela, Esther; Burgos, Felip; Arjona, Lourdes; Gómez, Federico P.; Zock, Jan-Paul (Elsevier, 2013)
    OBJECTIVES: Cleaning workers have an increased risk of asthma but the underlying mechanisms are largely unknown. We studied functional and biological characteristics in asthmatic cleaners and compared these to healthy ...
  • Borrás Santos, Alícia, 1974- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2016-02-02)
    Several studies have showed that the occupants of damp or mouldy buildings have an increased risk of respiratory symptoms, respiratory infections and exacerbation of asthma. However, information on the school environment ...
  • Dumas, Orianne; Le Moual, Nicole; Lowe, Adrian J.; Lodge, Caroline J.; Zock, Jan-Paul; Kromhout, Hans; Erbas, Bircan; Perret, Jennifer L.; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Benke, Geza; Abramson, Michael J. (MDPI, 2019)
    We aimed to determine whether history of asthma/allergies in childhood was associated with avoidance of jobs with exposure to asthmagens in early adulthood. The Melbourne Atopic Cohort Study recruited 620 children at high ...
  • Rodríguez, Esther; Zock, Jan-Paul; Serra, Ignasi; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Batlle Garcia, Jordi de, 1981-; Donaire González, David; Benet, Marta; Balcells Vilarnau, Eva, 1967-; Monsó, Eduard; Gayete, Angel; García Aymerich, Judith; PAC-COPD Study Group (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2014)
    Background: Occupational exposure to dusts, gases and fumes has been associated with reduced FEV1 and sputum production in COPD patients. The effect of occupational exposure on other characteristics of COPD, especially ...
  • Casas Ruiz, Lidia, 1978- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013-04-30)
    Background and aims: The immune, respiratory and central nervous system start developing during pregnancy and continue during the first years of life. Therefore, environmental exposures during these periods may play a role ...
  • Lytras, Theodoros, 1987-; Kogevinas, Manolis; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; García Aymerich, Judith; Zock, Jan-Paul (BMJ Publishing Group, 2018)
    Background: Occupational exposures have been associated with an increased risk of COPD. However, few studies have related objectively assessed occupational exposures to prospectively assessed incidence of COPD, using ...
  • Medina Ramón, Mercedes (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2005-03-10)
    El objetivo del estudio era identificar las exposiciones ocupacionales relacionadas con asma en empleadas de limpieza doméstica. Un estudio poblacional transversal realizado en 4,521 mujeres mostró que las empleadas del ...
  • Mirabelli, Maria C.; Vizcaya Fernández, David; Martí Margarit, Anna; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Arjona, Lourdes; Barreiro Portela, Esther; Orriols, Ramon; Gimenez-Arnar, Ana; Zock, Jan-Paul (Wiley, 2012)
    Background. Dermatitis is an important health outcome for workers whose jobs put them in contact with irritants or sensitizing agents. Objectives. We conducted an analysis of data from the Epidemiological Study on the ...
  • Frances, Alexandra; Hildur, Kristin; Barberà, Joan Albert; Rodríguez Trigo, Gema; Zock, Jan-Paul; Giraldo, Jesús; Monyarch, Gemma; Rodriguez-Rodriguez, Emma; De Castro Reis, Fernanda; Souto, Ana; Gómez, Federico P.; Pozo Rodríguez, Francisco; Templado, Cristina; Fuster, Carme (Public Library of Science (PLoS) , 2016)
    BACKGROUND: The identification of breakpoints involved in chromosomal damage could help to detect genes involved in genetic disorders, most notably cancer. Until now, only one published study, carried out by our group, has ...
  • 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 ...
  • Jarvis, Deborah; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Zock, Jan-Paul; Burney, Peter (BMJ Publishing Group, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Change in the prevalence of asthma-like symptoms in populations of ageing adults is likely to be influenced by smoking, asthma treatment and atopy. METHODS: The European Community Respiratory Health Survey ...
  • 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 ...
  • Canova, Cristina; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Zock, Jan-Paul; Jarvis, Deborah (European Respiratory Society, 2013)
    No large study has described the seasonal variation in asthma attacks in population-based asthmatics in whom sensitisation to allergen has been measured. 2,637 young adults with asthma living in 15 countries reported the ...