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Articles (Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) – Campus Mar)

 

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  • 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. ...
  • Huerta, José María; Chirlaque, María Dolores; Molina, Antonio; Amiano, Pilar; Martín Sánchez, Vicente; Fernández-Villa, Tania; Pérez-Gómez, Beatriz; Moreno, Víctor; Burgui, Rosana; Gómez-Acebo, Inés; Ramos-Lora, Manuel; Fernández-Tardón, Guillermo; Peiró, Rosana; Olmedo-Requena, Rocío; Pollan, Marina; Kogevinas, Manolis; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Aragonés, Núria; Navarro, Carmen (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017)
    BACKGROUND:Evidence for a protective role of physical activity against development of stomach cancer is yet inconclusive. We studied the association of domain-specific physical activity and the risk of gastric adenocarcinoma ...
  • Hernandez-Ferrer, Carles, 1987-; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón (Oxford University Press, 2018)
    SUMMARY: Biomedical studies currently include a large volume of genomic and environmental factors for studying the etiology of human diseases. R/Bioconductor projects provide several tools for performing enrichment analysis ...
  • Hernandez-Ferrer, Carles, 1987-; Ruiz-Arenas, Carlos; Beltran-Gomila, Alba; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón (BioMed Central, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Reduction in the cost of genomic assays has generated large amounts of biomedical-related data. As a result, current studies perform multiple experiments in the same subjects. While Bioconductor's methods and ...
  • Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Donaire González, David; Seto, Edmund; Valentín, Antònia; Valentín, Antònia; Smith, Graham; Martínez Muriano, David; Carrasco Turigas, Glòria; Masterson, Daniel; Berg, Magdalena van den; Ambros, Albert; Martínez-Íñiguez, Tania; Dedele, Audrius; Hurst, Gemma; Ellis, Naomi; Grazulevicius, Tomas; Voorsmit, Martin; Cirach, Marta; Cirac-Claveras, Judith; Swart, Wim; Clasquin, Eddy; Maas, Jolanda; Wendel-Vos, Wanda; Jerrett, Michael; Grazuleviciene, Regina; Kruize, Hanneke; Gidlow, Christopher J.; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (MDPI, 2017)
    This study investigated whether residential availability of natural outdoor environments (NOE) was associated with contact with NOE, overall physical activity and physical activity in NOE, in four different European cities ...
  • Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Gidlow, Christopher J.; Martínez Muriano, David; Bont, Jeroen de; Carrasco Turigas, Glòria; Martínez-Íñiguez, Tania; Hurst, Gemma; Masterson, Daniel; Donaire González, David; Seto, Edmund; Jones, Marc V.; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017)
    INTRODUCTION: Experimental studies have reported associations between short-term exposure to natural outdoor environments (NOE) and health benefits. However, they lack insight into mechanisms, often have low external and ...
  • Rodríguez Chiaradia, Diego Agustín; Kortianou, Eleni A.; Alison, Jennifer A.; Casas, Alejandro; Giavedoni, Santiago; Barberan-Garcia, Anael; Arbillaga Etxarri, Ane, 1986-; Vilaró Casamitjana, Jordi; Gimeno-Santos, Elena; Vogiatzis, Ioannis; Rabinovich, Roberto; Roca Torrent, Josep; INTRODUCTION: Abnormalities of autonomic function have been reported in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Our objectives were to identify determinants of abnormal heart rate recovery at 1 min (HRR1) following completion of the 6-min walk test (6MWT) in COPD and to establish whether abnormal HRR1 predicts acute exacerbations (AECOPD). METHODS: Hundred one COPD patients (FEV1 (SD) 53 (19) % predicted) were prospectively recruited in a multi-center study. HRR1 after the 6MWT was evaluated as the difference between heart rate at the end of the test and 1 min into the recovery (HRR1). Linear and logistic regression was used to identify predictors of HRR1 and AECOPD, respectively. The best HRR1 cut-off point to predict AECOPD was selected using the receiver operating characteristics (ROC) curves. The follow-up period was 12 months. RESULTS: Distance covered during the 6MWT (m) and DLco (% predicted) were independently associated with HRR1 (r 2 = 0.51, p = 0.001). Among several potential covariates, HRR1 emerged as the most significant predictor of AECOPD (Odds ratio [OR], 0.91 per beat of recovery; 95% confidence interval [CI], 0.85-0.97; p = 0.02). The ROC analysis indicated that subjects with HRR1 less than 14 beats (AUC, 0.71 [CI] 0.60-0.80; p = 0.0001) were more likely to suffer an exacerbation during the follow-up period (for HRR1, p = 0.004 [log-rank test]). CONCLUSIONS: HRR1 after the 6MWT is an independent predictor factor for AECOPD. Further studies are warranted to examine the physiological mechanisms associating a delayed HRR and acute exacerbations in COPD patients. (Springer, 2017)
  • Hall, Janet; Jeggo, Penny A.; West, Catharine; Gomolka, Maria; Quintens, Roel; Badie, Christophe; Laurent, Olivier; Aerts, Ann; Anastasov, Nataša; Azimzadeh, Omid; Azizova, Tamara; Baatout, Sarah; Baselet, Bjorn; Benotmane, Mohammed A.; Blanchardon, Eric; Guéguen, Yann; Haghdoost, Siamak; Harms-Ringhdahl, Mats; Hess, Julia; Kreuzer, Michaela; Laurier, Dominique; Macaeva, Ellina; Manning, Grain; Pernot, Eileen; Ravanat, Jean-Luc; Sabatier, Laure; Tack, Karine; Tapio, Soile; Zitzelsberger, Horst; Cardis, Elisabeth (Elsevier, 2017)
    Recent epidemiology studies highlighted the detrimental health effects of exposure to low dose and low dose rate ionizing radiation (IR): nuclear industry workers studies have shown increased leukaemia and solid tumour ...
  • Tonne, Cathryn; Milà, Carles; Fecht, Daniela; Alvarez, Mar; Gulliver, John; Smith, James; Beevers, Sean; Anderson, Hugh Ross; Kelly, Frank (Elsevier, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Transport-related air and noise pollution, exposures linked to adverse health outcomes, varies within cities potentially resulting in exposure inequalities. Relatively little is known regarding inequalities in ...
  • Vila Rodríguez, Javier, 1974-; Bowman, Joseph D.; Figuerola, Jordi; Moriña, David; Kincl, Laurel; Richardson, Lesley; Cardis, Elisabeth (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
    To estimate occupational exposures to electromagnetic fields (EMF) for the INTEROCC study, a database of source-based measurements extracted from published and unpublished literature resources had been previously constructed. ...
  • Salas, Lucas A.; Font Ribera, Laia; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Sumoy, Lauro; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Bonnin, Sarah; Aguilar Morón, María A.; 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 ...
  • Sentís, Alexis; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Dalmau Bueno, Albert; Andiarena, Ainara; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Cirach, Marta; Estarlich, Marisa; Fernández-Somoano, Ana; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Íñiguez, Carmen; Lertxundi, Aitana; Tardón, Adonina; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Vrijheid, Martine; Guxens Junyent, Mònica (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Prenatal and postnatal exposure to air pollution has been linked to cognitive impairment in children, but very few studies have assessed its association with attentional function. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the ...
  • Romaguera, Dora; Gracia Lavedan, Esther; Molinuevo, Amaia; De Batlle, Jordi; Mendez, Michelle A.; Moreno, Víctor; Vidal, Carmen; Castelló, Adela; Pérez-Gómez, Beatriz; Martín Sánchez, Vicente; Molina, Antonio; Dávila-Batista, Verónica; Dierssen Sotos, Trinidad; Gómez-Acebo, Inés; Llorca, Javier; Guevara, Marcela; Castilla, Jesús; Urtiaga, Carmen; Llorens-Ivorra, Cristóbal; Fernández-Tardón, Guillermo; Tardón, Adonina; Lorca Marín, José Andrés; Marcos-Gragera, Rafael; Huerta, José María; Olmedo-Requena, Rocío; Jiménez-Moleon, José Juan; Altzibar, Jone Miren; de Sanjosé, Silvia; Pollan, Marina; Aragonés, Núria; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Kogevinas, Manolis; Amiano, Pilar (Wiley, 2017)
    Prostate, breast and colorectal cancer are the most common tumours in Spain. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association between adherence to nutrition-based guidelines for cancer prevention and prostate, ...
  • Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Khreis, Haneen; Verlinghieri, Ersilia; Mueller, Natalie; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979- (Elsevier, 2017)
    INTRODUCTION: Urban and transport planning have large impacts on public health, but these are generally not explicitly considered and/or quantified, partly because there are no comprehensive models, methods and tools readily ...
  • 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 ...
  • Manzano Salgado, Cyntia Beatriz, 1987-; Casas, Maribel; Lopez-Espinosa, Maria-José; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Iñiguez, Carmen; Martínez Muriano, David; Costa, Olga; Santa Marina, Loreto; Pereda-Pereda, Eva; Schettgen, Thomas; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Prenatal perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) exposure has been associated with reduced birth weight but maternal glomerular filtration rate (GFR) may attenuate this association. Further, this association remains unclear ...
  • Bousquet, Jean; O'Hehir, Robyn E.; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; D'Amato, Gennaro; Mösges, Ralph; Hellings, Peter W.; Van Eerd, Michiel; Sheikh, Aziz (Elsevier, 2017)
  • Fuertes, Elaine; Flohr, Carsten; Silverberg, Jonathan I.; Standl, Marie; Strachan, David P. (Elsevier, 2017)
    We sought to examine the relationship globally between UVR dose exposure and current eczema prevalences. ISAAC Phase Three provided data on eczema prevalence for 13- to 14-year-olds in 214 centers in 87 countries and for ...
  • Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Martínez Muriano, David; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Fernández-Somoano, Ana; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Lertxundi, Nerea; Murcia, Mario; Rebagliato, Marisa; Tardón, Adonina; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
    BackgroundMaternal pre-pregnancy obesity may impair infant neuropsychological development, but it is unclear whether intrauterine or confounding factors drive this association.MethodsWe assessed whether maternal pre-pregnancy ...
  • Lubczynska, Malgorzata Joanna; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Tiemeier, Henning; Porta, Daniela; Kasper-Sonnenberg, Monika; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V.; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Dalmau Bueno, Albert; Forastiere, Francesco; Wittsiepe, Jürgen; Hoffmann, Barbara; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Hoek, Gerard; de Hoogh, Kees; Brunekreef, Bert; Guxens Junyent, Mònica (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Little is known about developmental neurotoxicity of particulate matter composition. We aimed to investigate associations between exposure to elemental composition of outdoor PM2.5 at birth and cognitive and ...

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