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  • Eeftens, Marloes; Struchen, Benjamin; Birks, Laura Ellen, 1983-; Cardis, Elisabeth; Estarlich, Marisa; Fernandez, Mariana F.; Gajšek, Peter; Gallastegi, Mara; Huss, Anke; Kheifets, Leeka; Meder, Inger Kristine; Olsen, Jørn; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Trček, Tomaž; Valič, Blaž; Vermeulen, Roel; Vrijheid, Martine; van Wel, Luuk; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Röösli, Martin (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) from mobile communication technologies is changing rapidly. To characterize sources and associated variability, we studied the differences and correlations ...
  • Haug, Line Småstuen; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Maitre, Léa; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; de Bont, Jeroen; González, Juan Ramón; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Urquiza, José M.; Vrijheid, Martine; Thomsen, Cathrine (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Harmonized data describing simultaneous exposure to a large number of environmental contaminants in-utero and during childhood is currently very limited. Objectives: To characterize concentrations of a large ...
  • Zijlema, Wilma; Avila Palencia, Ione; Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Gidlow, Christopher J.; Maas, Jolanda; Kruize, Hanneke; Andrušaitytė, Sandra; Grazuleviciene, Regina; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Commuting routes with natural features could promote walking or cycling for commuting. Commuting through natural environments (NE) could have mental health benefits as exposure to NE can reduce stress and improve ...
  • Berg, Magdalena van den; van Poppel, Mireille; van Kamp, Irene; Ruijsbroek, Annemarie; Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Gidlow, Christopher J.; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Gražulevičiene, Regina; van Mechelen, Willem; Kruize, Hanneke; Maas, Jolanda (SAGE Publications, 2019)
    This cross-sectional study investigated whether physical activity, social cohesion, and loneliness mediate the association between time spent visiting green spaces and perceived mental health and vitality. Questionnaire ...
  • Zijlema, Wilma; Christian, Hayley; Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Cirach, Marta; Berg, Magdalena van den; Maas, Jolanda; Gidlow, Christopher J.; Kruize, Hanneke; Wendel-Vos, Wanda; Andrušaitytė, Sandra; Grazuleviciene, Regina; Litt, Jill; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2019)
    Objectives: Dog owners walking their dog in natural outdoor environments (NOE) may benefit from the physical activity facilitated by dog walking and from time spent in nature. However, it is unclear whether dog owners ...
  • Santos, Susana; Vrijheid, Martine; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V. (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Background: Gestational weight gain differs according to pre-pregnancy body mass index and is related to the risks of adverse maternal and child health outcomes. Gestational weight gain charts for women in different ...
  • Lau, Chung-Ho E.; Maitre, Léa; Urquiza, José M.; Casas, Maribel; Vrijheid, Martine; Coen, Muireann (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Background: Environment and diet in early life can affect development and health throughout the life course. Metabolic phenotyping of urine and serum represents a complementary systems-wide approach to elucidate ...
  • Peralta, Gabriela P.; Fuertes, Elaine; Granell, Raquel; Mahmoud, Osama; Roda, Célina; Serra Pons, Ignasi; Jarvis, Deborah; Henderson, John; García Aymerich, Judith (American Thoracic Society, 2019)
    Rationale: Body composition changes throughout life may explain the inconsistent associations reported between body mass index and lung function in children. Objectives: To assess the associations of body weight and ...
  • Vilaró, Marta; Cortés, Jordi; Selva-O'Callaghan, Albert; Urrutia, Agustín; Ribera, Josep Maria; Cardellach, Francesc; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Elmore, Matthew; Vilardell, Miquel; Altman, Douglas; González, José-Antonio; Cobo Valeri, Erik (BioMed Central, 2019)
    Background: From 2005 to 2010, we conducted 2 randomized studies on a journal (Medicina Clínica), where we took manuscripts received for publication and randomly assigned them to either the standard editorial process or ...
  • Joas, Anke; Schöpel, Miriam; David, Madlen; Casas, Maribel; Koppen, Gudrun; Esteban, Marta; Knudsen, Lisbeth E.; Vrijheid, Martine; Schoeters, Greet; Castaño Calvo, Argelia; Schwedler, Gerda; Kolossa-Gehring, Marike; Joas, Reinhard (BioMed Central, 2019)
    Background: To date Health information (HI) in the European Union does not comprise indicators or other information related to impacts of hazardous chemicals in consumer products, food, drinking water or air on the health ...
  • Tsarna, Ermioni; Reedijk, Marije; Birks, Laura Ellen, 1983-; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Ha, Mina; Jiménez-Zabala, Ana; Kheifets, Leeka; Lertxundi, Aitana; Lim, Hyung-Ryul; Olsen, Jørn; González-Safont, Llúcia; Sudan, Madhuri; Cardis, Elisabeth; Vrijheid, Martine; Vrijkotte, Tanja; Huss, Anke; Vermeulen, Roel (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    Results from studies evaluating potential effects of prenatal exposure to radio-frequency electromagnetic fields from cell phones on birth outcomes have been inconsistent. Using data on 55,507 pregnant women and their ...
  • Aguiar, Luísa; Biosca, Arnau; Lantero, Elena; Gut, Jiri; Vale, Nuno; Rosenthal, Philip J.; Nogueira, Fátima; Andreu Martínez, David; Fernàndez Busquets, Xavier; Gomes, Paula (MDPI, 2019)
    Recently, we disclosed primaquine cell penetrating peptide conjugates that were more potent than parent primaquine against liver stage Plasmodium parasites and non-toxic to hepatocytes. The same strategy was now applied ...
  • Arija, Victoria; Hernández-Martínez, Carmen; Tous, Mónica; Canals, Josefa; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Fernández Barres, Silvia; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Babarro, Izaro; Soler Blasco, Raquel; Llop, Sabrina; Vioque, Jesus; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Julvez, Jordi (MDPI, 2019)
    Early iron status plays an important role in prenatal neurodevelopment. Iron deficiency and high iron status have been related to alterations in child cognitive development; however, there are no data about iron intake ...
  • Aguilar, Daniel; Lemonnier, Nathanael; Koppelman, Gerard H.; Melén, Erik; Oliva Miguel, Baldomero; Pinart, Mariona; Guerra, Stefano; Bousquet, Jean; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019)
    Background: The mechanisms explaining multimorbidity between asthma, dermatitis and rhinitis (allergic multimorbidity) are not well known. We investigated these mechanisms and their specificity in distinct cell types by ...
  • Marcon, Alessandro; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; García Aymerich, Judith; Accordini, Simone (Elsevier, 2019)
    Background: Inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) are the mainstay of asthma treatment, but response to medication is variable. Patients with allergic inflammation generally show a better short-term response to ICSs; however, ...
  • Haahtela, Tari; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Billo, Nils E. (BioMed Central, 2019)
    Background: The Nature Step to Respiratory Health was the overarching theme of the 12th General Meeting of the Global Alliance against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (GARD) in Helsinki, August 2018. New approaches are needed ...
  • Sayols, Sergi; Fernández Sanlés, Alba; Prats Uribe, Albert; Subirana Cachinero, Isaac; Plusquin, Michelle; Künzli, Nino; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Elosua Llanos, Roberto (Elsevier, 2019)
    INTRODUCTION: Limited evidence suggests that epigenetic mechanisms may partially mediate the adverse effects of air pollution on health. Our aims were to identify new genomic loci showing differential DNA methylation ...
  • Vivanco Hidalgo, Rosa María; Avellaneda Gómez, Carla; Dadvand, Payam; Cirach, Marta; Ois Santiago, Angel Javier; Gómez González, Alejandra; Rodríguez-Campello, Ana; Ceballos, Pablo de; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Zabalza, Ana; Cuadrado Godia, Elisa; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Roquer, Jaume; Wellenius, Gregory A. (Elsevier, 2019)
    BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: A number of environmental risk factors of acute ischemic stroke have been identified, but few studies have evaluated the influence of the outdoor environment on stroke severity. We assessed the ...
  • Rivas, Ioar; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Cirach, Marta; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Suades González, Elisabet; García Esteban, Raquel; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Dadvand, Payam; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2019)
    Background: Although previous studies have reported negative associations between exposure to air pollution and cognition, studies of the effects of prenatal and postnatal exposures in early childhood have been limited. ...
  • Curto Tirado, Ariadna, 1987-; Donaire González, David; Manacaf, Maria N.; González, Raquel; Sacoor, Charfudin; Rivash, Ioar; Gascon, Mireia; Wellenius, Gregory A.; Querol, Xavier; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Macetef, Eusébio; Menéndez, Clara; Tonn, Cathryn (Elsevier, 2019)
    Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the highest proportion of people using unclean fuels for household energy, which can result in products of incomplete combustion that are damaging for health. Black carbon (BC) is a useful ...

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