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  • 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 ...
  • Bousquet, Jean; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Senn, A. (BioMed Central, 2017)
    A Good Practice is a practice that works well, produces good results, and is recommended as a model. MACVIA-ARIA Sentinel Network (MASK), the new Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma (ARIA) initiative, is an example ...
  • 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 ...
  • Roca, Josep; Vargas, Claudia; Cano, Isaac; Selivanov, Vitaly; Barreiro Portela, Esther; Maier, Dieter; Falciani, Francesco; Wagner, Peter; Cascante, Marta; García Aymerich, Judith; Kalko, Susana G.; Marin de Mas, Igor; Tegnér, Jesper; Escarrabill, Joan; Agustí, Alvar; Gomez Cabrero, David; Synergy-COPD consortium (BioMed Central, 2014)
    Background and hypothesis: Heterogeneity in clinical manifestations and disease progression in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) lead to consequences for patient health risk assessment, stratification and ...
  • Rubio Martínez, Mercedes, 1980-; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Hernandez-Ferrer, Carles, 1987-; Fernández-Orth, Dietmar; Pantano Rubiño, Lorena, 1982-; Sarria-Trujillo, Yaris; Piqué-Borras, Maria; Vellve del Amo, Kilian; Agramunt, Silvia; Carreras Collado, Ramón; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Mayor, Alfredo (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018)
    Circulating small RNAs, including miRNAs but also isomiRs and other RNA species, have the potential to be used as non-invasive biomarkers for communicable and non-communicable diseases. This study aims to characterize and ...
  • Willis, Jesse R.; González-Torres, Pedro; Pittis, Alexandros, 1982-; Bejarano, Luis A.; Cozzuto, Luca; Andreu Somavilla, Núria; Alloza-Trabado, Miriam; Valentín, Antònia; Ksiezopolska, Ewa; Company, Carlos; Onywera, Harris; Montfort, Magda; Hermoso Pulido, Antonio; Iraola Guzman, Susana; Saus Martínez, Ester; Labeeuw, Annick; Carolis, Carlo; Hecht, Jochen; Ponomarenko, Julia; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973- (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Background: The oral cavity comprises a rich and diverse microbiome, which plays important roles in health and disease. Previous studies have mostly focused on adult populations or in very young children, whereas the ...
  • Sarquis, Leila M. M.; Vargas-Prada Figueroa, Sergio, 1976-; Serra, Consol; Delclòs i Clanchet, Jordi, 1956-; Benavides, Fernando G. (Fernando García); Kogevinas, Manolis; Salazar Vega, Eduardo J. (Wolters Kluwer (LWW), 2016)
    To inform case definition for neck/shoulder pain in epidemiological research, we compared levels of disability, patterns of association, and prognosis for pain that was limited to the neck or shoulders (LNSP) and more ...
  • Deng, Shi-Zhou; Jalaludin, Bin B.; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Hess Jeremy J.; Huang, Cun-Rui (Wolters Kluwer (LWW), 2020)
    Rising emissions of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have warmed the planet substantially and are also accompanied by poor air quality. The increased prevalence of allergic airway disease worldwide can be partially ...
  • Dadvand, Payam; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Sartini, Claudio; Figueras, Francesc; Vrijheid, Martine; De Nazelle, Audrey; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2011)
    Background: Although future climate is predicted to have more extreme heat conditions, the available evidence on the impact of these conditions on pregnancy length is very scarce and inconclusive. Objectives: We investigated ...
  • Zumel Marne, María Ángela, 1984-; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Cardis, Elisabeth (SpringerOpen, 2020)
    Introduction: We used data from MOBI-Kids, a 14-country international collaborative case-control study of brain tumors (BTs), to study clinical characteristics of the tumors in older children (10 years or older), adolescents ...
  • Felix, Janine Frédérique; Kogevinas, Manolis; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine; London, Stephanie J. (Oxford University Press, 2018)
  • Alonso-Molero, Jéssica; Molina, Antonio J.; Jiménez-Moleón, José Juan; Pérez-Gómez, Beatriz; Martín, Vicente; Moreno, Víctor; Amiano, Pilar; Ardanaz Aicua, Eva; Sanjosé Llongueras, Silvia de; Salcedo-Bellido, Inmaculada; Fernández-Tardón, Guillermo; Alguacil, Juan; Salas, Dolores; Marcos-Gragera, Rafael; Chirlaque, María Dolores; Aragonés, Núria; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Pollan, Marina; Kogevinas, Manolis; Llorca, Javier (BMJ Publishing Group, 2019)
    Purpose: Since 2016, the multicase-control study in Spain (MCC-Spain) has focused towards the identification of factors associated with cancer prognosis. Inception cohorts of patients with colorectal, breast and prostate ...

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