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  • Vert, Cristina; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Grellier, James; Fleming, Lora E.; White, Mathew P.; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979- (MDPI, 2019)
    The promotion of physical activity through better urban design is one pathway by which health and well-being improvements can be achieved. This study aimed to quantify health and health-related economic impacts associated ...
  • O’Callaghan-Gordo, Cristina; Orta-Martínez, Martí; Kogevinas, Manolis (BioMed Central, 2016)
    Oil extraction may cause extensive environmental impact that can affect health of populations living in surrounding areas. Large populations are potentially exposed to oil extraction related contamination through residence ...
  • Loxham, Matthew; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (BioMed Central, 2019)
    Background: Exposure to ambient airborne particulate matter is a major risk factor for mortality and morbidity, associated with asthma, lung cancer, heart disease, myocardial infarction, and stroke, and more recently type ...
  • Mueller, Natalie, 1988-; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Salmon, Maëlle; Martínez, David; Ambros, Albert; Brand, Christian; De Nazelle, Audrey; Dons, Evi; Gaupp-Berghausen, Mailin; Gerike, Regine; Götschi, Thomas; Iacorossi, Francesco; Int Panis, Luc; Kahlmeier, Sonja; Raser, Elisabeth; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; PASTA consortium (Elsevier, 2018)
    We conducted a health impact assessment (HIA) of cycling network expansions in seven European cities. We modeled the association between cycling network length and cycling mode share and estimated health impacts of the ...
  • Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; De Nazelle, Audrey; Andersen, Zorana J.; Braun-Fahrländer, Charlotte; Bruha, Jan; Bruhova-Foltynova, Hana; Desqueyroux, Hélène; Praznoczy, Corinne; Ragettli, Martina S.; Tainio, Marko; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Public Library of Science , 2016)
    Policies that stimulate active transportation (walking and bicycling) have been related to heath benefits. This study aims to assess the potential health risks and benefits of promoting active transportation for commuting ...
  • Mueller, Natalie, 1988-; 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 ...
  • 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, 1980-; Vogiatzis, Ioannis; Rabinovich, Roberto A.; Roca Torrent, Josep (Springer, 2017)
    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 ...
  • Fernández de Larrea-Baz, Nerea; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Kogevinas, Manolis; Aragonés, Núria (Frontiers, 2017)
    Background: Several studies have suggested that Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection is a risk factor for colorectal cancer (CRC), while others have not confirmed this hypothesis. This work aimed to assess the relation ...
  • Fernández de Larrea-Baz, Nerea; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Kogevinas, Manolis; Aragonés, Núria (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Helicobacter pylori infection is one of the main risk factors for non-cardia gastric cancer. However, only a minority of infected persons develop the disease. This study aims at identifying H. pylori related ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rivas, Ioar; Querol, Xavier; Wright, John; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2018)
    Recently, there has been a flurry of publications assessing the effect of air pollution on neurodevelopment. Here we present a summary of the results obtained within the BRain dEvelopment and Air polluTion ultrafine particles ...
  • Picón-Pagès, Pol; Bonet Martínez, Jaume, 1982-; García-García, Javier, 1982-; Garcia-Buendia, Joan; Gutierrez, Daniela; Valle, Javier; Gómez-Casuso, Carmen E.S.; Sidelkivska, Valeriya; Alvarez, Alejandra; Perálvarez Marín, Alex; Suades, Albert; Fernàndez Busquets, Xavier; Andreu Martínez, David; Vicente García, Rubén, 1978-; Oliva Miguel, Baldomero; Muñoz López, Francisco José, 1964- (Elsevier, 2019)
    Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative process characterized by the accumulation of extracellular deposits of amyloid β-peptide (Aβ), which induces neuronal death. Monomeric Aβ is not toxic but tends to aggregate ...
  • Maitre, Léa; de Bont, Jeroen; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Robinson, Oliver; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Borràs, Eva; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; de Castro, Montserrat; Donaire González, David; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Fossati, Serena; González, Juan Ramón; Hernández-Ferrer, Carles; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Manzano Salgado, Cyntia Beatriz, 1987-; Sabidó Aguadé, Eduard, 1981-; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Tamayo-Uria, Ibon; Urquiza, José M.; van Gent, Diana; Vives Usano, Marta, 1990-; Warembourg, Charline; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Vrijheid, Martine (BMJ Publishing Group, 2018)
    PURPOSE: Essential to exposome research is the collection of data on many environmental exposures from different domains in the same subjects. The aim of the Human Early Life Exposome (HELIX) study was to measure and ...
  • Vrijheid, Martine; Robinson, Oliver; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; van Gent, Diana; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Kogevinas, Manolis; Sabidó Aguadé, Eduard, 1981-; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2014)
    Background: Developmental periods in early life may be particularly vulnerable to impacts of environmental exposures. Human research on this topic has generally focused on single exposure–health effect relationships. The ...
  • Lucas, Gavin, 1977-; Lluís Ganella, Carla, 1984-; Subirana Cachinero, Isaac; Musameh, Muntaser D.; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Nelson, Christopher P.; Sentí Clapés, Mariano; Myocardial Infarction Genetics; Wellcome Trust Case Control Constortium; Schwartz, Stephen M; Siscovick, David; O'Donnell, Christopher J; Melander, Olle; Salomaa, Veikko; Purcell, Shaun; Altshuler, David; Samani, Nilesh J.; Kathiresan, Sekar; Elosua Llanos, Roberto (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2012)
    The genetic loci that have been found by genome-wide association studies to modulate risk of coronary heart disease explain only a fraction of its total variance, and gene-gene interactions have been proposed as a potential ...
  • Pearce, Neil E.; Zahm, Sheila Hoar; Andersen, Aage; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Cardis, Elisabeth; Grimsrud, Tom K.; Kjaerheim, Kristina; Kogevinas, Manolis; Porta Serra, Miquel (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2015)
    Background: Recently the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Programme for the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans has been criticized for several of its evaluations, and also the approach used to ...
  • Selinski, Silvia; Kogevinas, Manolis; Golka, Klaus (Oxford University Press, 2017)
    Little is known whether genetic variants identified in genome-wide association studies interact to increase bladder cancer risk. Recently, we identified two- and three-variant combinations associated with a particular ...
  • Vert, Cristina; Carrasco Turigas, Glòria; Zijlema, Wilma; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Cano-Riu, Lia; Elliott, Lewis R.; Litt, Jill; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984- (Elsevier, 2019)
    Introduction: Access to natural outdoor environments can promote physical activity, social cohesion, and improved psychological well-being. In 2016, an urban riverside regeneration project to facilitate access to the ...
  • Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Rivas, Ioar; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Suades González, Elisabet; Donaire González, David; Cirach, Marta; de Castro, Montserrat; Esnaola, Mikel; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Dadvand, Payam; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2017)
    A few studies have found associations between the exposure to traffic-related air pollution at school and/or home and cognitive development. The impact on cognitive development of the exposure to air pollutants during ...
  • Kippler, Maria; Bottai, Mateo; Georgiou, Vaggelis; Koutra, Katerina; Chalkiadaki, Georgia; Kampouri, Mariza; Kyriklaki, Andriani; Vafeiadi, Marina, 1983-; Fthenou, Eleni; Vassilaki, Maria; Kogevinas, Manolis; Vahter, Marie; Chatzi, Leda (SpringerOpen, 2016)
    The evidence regarding a potential link of low-to-moderate iodine deficiency, selenium status, and cadmium exposure during pregnancy with neurodevelopment is either contradicting or limited. We aimed to assess the prenatal ...

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