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  • Ibarluzea, Jesús; Aurrekoetxea, Juan José; Porta Serra, Miquel; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Ballester Díez, Ferran (Elsevier, 2016)
    La biomonitorización de sustancias tóxicas ha sido incorporada por buena parte de los países más desarrollados, con el objetivo de conocer sus concentraciones en muestras biológicas. Estas sustancias se incorporan al ...
  • Bousquet, Jean; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Pinart, Mariona; Gergen, Peter J. (Elsevier, 2014)
    Population-based birth cohorts on asthma and allergies increasingly provide new insights into the development and natural history of the diseases. More than 130 birth cohorts focusing on asthma and allergy have been initiated ...
  • Smith, Rachel B.; Edward, Susan C.; Best, Nicky; Wright, John; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Toledano, Mireille B. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Evidence for a relationship between trihalomethane (THM) or haloacetic acid (HAA) exposure and adverse fetal growth is inconsistent. Disinfection by-products exist as complex mixtures in water supplies, but ...
  • Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Pedersen, Marie; Stedingk, Hans von; Botsivali, Maria; Agramunt, Silvia; Alexander, Jan; Brunborg, Gunnar; Chatzi, Leda; Fleming, Sarah; Fthenou, Eleni; Granum, Berit; Gutzkow, Kristine B.; Hardie, Laura J.; Knudsen, Lisbeth E.; Kyrtopoulos, Sosterios A.; Mendez, Michelle A.; Merlo, Domenico Franco; Nielsen, Jeanette K.; Rydberg, Per; Segerbäck, Dan; Wright, John; Törnqvist, Margareta; Kleinjans, Jos C.; Kogevinas, Manolis; NewGeneris Consortium (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2012)
    Background: Acrylamide is a common dietary exposure that crosses the human placenta. It is classified as a probable human carcinogen, and developmental toxicity has been observed in rodents. Objectives: We examined the ...
  • Paltiel, Ora; Tikellis, Gabriella; Linet, Martha; Golding, Jean; Lemeshow, Stanley; Phillips, Gary; Lamb, Karen; Stoltenberg, Camilla; Håberg, Siri E.; Strøm, Marin; Granstrøm, Charlotta; Northstone, Kate; Klebanoff, Mark; Ponsonby, Anne-Louise; Milne, Elizabeth; Pedersen, Marie; Kogevinas, Manolis; Ha, Eunhee; Dwyer, Terence; International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium (Wiley, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Evidence relating childhood cancer to high birthweight is derived primarily from registry and case-control studies. We aimed to investigate this association, exploring the potential modifying roles of age at ...
  • 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 ...
  • Lønnebotn, Marianne; García Aymerich, Judith; Gómez Real, Francisco (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018)
    Life course data on obesity may enrich the quality of epidemiologic studies analysing health consequences of obesity. However, achieving such data may require substantial resources. We investigated the use of body silhouettes ...
  • Demeyer, Heleen; Costilla-Frias, Marcos; Louvaris, Zafeiris; Gimeno Santos, Elena, 1980-; Tabberer, Maggie; Rabinovich, Roberto A.; de Jong, Corina; Polkey, Michael I.; Hopkinson, Nicholas S.; Karlsson, Niklas; Serra, Ignasi; Vogiatzis, Ioannis; Troosters, Thierry; García Aymerich, Judith; PROactive consortium (European Respiratory Society, 2018)
  • Papantoniou, Kyriaki, 1983-; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Aragonés, Núria; Pérez-Gómez, Beatriz; Ardanaz Aicua, Eva; Altzibar, Jone Miren; Martín Sánchez, Vicente; Gómez-Acebo, Inés; Llorca, Javier; Muñoz, David; Tardón, Adonina; Peiró, Rosana; Marcos-Gragera, Rafael; Pollan, Marina; Kogevinas, Manolis (Springer, 2016)
    Epidemiologic and animal data indicate that night shift work might increase the risk for breast cancer. We evaluated the association of night work with different clinical types of breast cancer in a population based ...
  • Pedersen, Marie; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Mendez, Michelle A.; Espinosa, Aina; Agramunt, Silvia; Kogevinas, Manolis (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2013)
    Background: Tobacco-smoke, airborne, and dietary exposures to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) have been associated with reduced prenatal growth. Evidence from biomarker-based studies of low-exposed populations is ...
  • Bousquet, Jean; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Czarlewski, Wienczyslawa; Haahtela, Tari; Fonseca, Susana C.; Iaccarino, Guido; Blain, Hubert; Vidal, Alain; Sheikh, Aziz; Akdis, Cezmi A.; Zuberbier, Torsten; ARIA group (Wiley, 2020)
    Large differences in COVID-19 death rates exist between countries and between regions of the same country. Some very low death rate countries such as Eastern Asia, Central Europe, or the Balkans have a common feature of ...
  • Vassilaki, Maria; Chatzi, Leda; Rasidaki, M.; Bagkeris, Emmanouil; Kritsotakis, G.; Roumeliotaki, T.; Koutis, Antonis; Philalithis, A.; Kogevinas, Manolis (Hippokratio General Hospital of Thessalonki, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Caesarean deliveries are on the increase in Greece and around the world. The objective of the present study was to assess the frequency of planned and emergency caesarean deliveries and their socio-demographic ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mueller, Natalie, 1988-; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Khreis, Haneen; Cirach, Marta; Andrés, David; Ballester, Joan; Bartoll, Xavier; Daher, Carolyn; Deluca, Anna; Echave, Cynthia; Milà, Carles; Márquez, Sandra; Palou, Joan; Pérez, Katherine; Tonne, Cathryn; Stevenson, Mark; Rueda, Salvador; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2020)
    Background: Car-dependent city planning has resulted in high levels of environmental pollution, sedentary lifestyles and increased vulnerability to the effects of climate change. The Barcelona Superblock model is an ...
  • 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 ...
  • Gallastegui, Mara; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Jiménez-Zabala, Ana; Calvente, Irene; Fernández, Marta; Birks, Laura Ellen, 1983-; Struchen, Benjamin; Vrijheid, Martine; Estarlich, Marisa; Fernandez, Mariana F.; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Aurrekoetxea, Juan José; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Guerra, David; González, Julián; Röösli, Martin; Santa Marina, Loreto (BioMed Central, 2016)
    Background: Analysis of the association between exposure to electromagnetic fields of non-ionising radiation (EMF-NIR) and health in children and adolescents is hindered by the limited availability of data, mainly due to ...
  • Balcells Vilarnau, Eva, 1967-; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Gea Guiral, Joaquim; Gómez, Federico P.; Rodríguez, Esther; Marin, Alicia; Ferrer, Antoni-Lluc, 1942-; De Batlle, Jordi; Farrero, Eva; Benet, Marta; Orozco Levi, Mauricio; Ferrer, Jaume; Agustí, Alvar; Gáldiz, Juan B.; Belda, José; García Aymerich, Judith (Elsevier, 2009)
    BACKGROUND: This study describes the characteristics of a large sample of patients hospitalised for the first time for a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbation. METHODS: All subjects first admitted for ...
  • Rivas, Ioar; Viana, Maria Carmen; Moreno, Teresa; Pandolfi, Marco; Amato, Fulvio; Reche, Cristina; Bouso, Laura; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Alastuey, Andrés; Querol, Xavier (Elsevier, 2014)
    Proximity to road traffic involves higher health risks because of atmospheric pollutants. In addition to outdoor air, indoor air quality contributes to overall exposure. In the framework of the BREATHE study, indoor and ...
  • Peralta, Gabriela P.; Fuertes, Elaine; Granell, Raquel; Mahmoud, Osama; Roda, Célina; Serra, 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 ...
  • Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Martinez Murciano, David; Grellier, James; Bennett, James; Best, Nicky; Iszatt, Nina; Vrijheid, Martine; Toledano, Mireille B. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2009)
    OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to review epidemiologic evidence, provide summary risk estimates of the association between exposure to chlorination disinfection by-products (DBPs) and congenital anomalies, and provide ...

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