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  • Vassilaki, Maria; Chatzi, Leda; Rasidaki, M.; Bagkeris, E.; 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 ...
  • 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; 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 ...
  • 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; Escarabill, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Felix, Janine Frédérique; Kogevinas, Manolis; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Vrijheid, Martine; London, Stephanie J. (Oxford University Press, 2018)
  • Villanueva Belmonte, Cristina; Gracia Lavedan, Esther; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Espejo Herrera, Nadia Carminia, 1983-; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Kogevinas, Manolis (Environmental health perspectives, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Evidence on the association between colorectal cancer and exposure to disinfection by-products in drinking water is inconsistent. OBJECTIVES: We assessed long-term exposure to trihalomethanes (THMs), the most ...
  • Espejo Herrera, Nadia Carminia, 1983-; Gràcia Lavedan, Esther; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Kogevinas, Manolis; Villanueva Belmonte, Cristina (Wiley, 2016)
    Ingested nitrate leads to the endogenous synthesis of N-nitroso compounds (NOCs), animal carcinogens with limited human evidence. We aimed to evaluate the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) associated with nitrate exposure ...
  • Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Turner, Michelle C. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2016)
    In September 2015, the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) issued a notice of violation of the Clean Air Act to the automobile manufacturer Volkswagen.1 It alleges that four-cylinder Volkswagen and Audi diesel ...
  • Taal, H. Rob; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V. (Nature Research, 2012)
    To identify genetic variants associated with head circumference in infancy, we performed a meta-analysis of seven genome-wide association studies (GWAS) (N = 10,768 individuals of European ancestry enrolled in pregnancy ...
  • Aguilar, Daniel; Pinart, Mariona; Benet, Marta; García Aymerich, Judith; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Guerra, Stefano; Kogevinas, Manolis; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Valverde, Sergi; Oliva Miguel, Baldomero; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017)
    Background: The mechanisms explaining the co-existence of asthma, eczema and rhinitis (allergic multimorbidity) are largely unknown. We investigated the mechanisms underlying multimorbidity between three main allergic ...

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