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  • Guerra, Beniamino; García Aymerich, Judith; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Puhan, Milo A.; Crystal structure of cold-aminopeptidase from Colwellia psychrerythraea (3CIA) collaborators (BioMed Central, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: External validations and comparisons of prognostic models or scores are a prerequisite for their use in routine clinical care but are lacking in most medical fields including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...
  • Puhan, Milo A.; Hansel, Nadia N; Sobradillo, Patricia; Enright, Paul; Lange, Peter; Hickson, DeMarc; Menezes, Ana M; Riet, Gerben ter; Held, Ulrike; Domingo i Salvany, Antònia; Mosenifar, Zab; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Moons, Karel G M; Kessels, Alphons; García Aymerich, Judith; International COPD Cohorts Collaboration Working Group (BMJ Publishing Group, 2012)
    Background: Little evidence on the validity of simple and widely applicable tools to predict mortality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exists. Objective: To conduct a large international study ...
  • Menashe, Idan; Real, Francisco X.; Kogevinas, Manolis; Serra, Consol; Lloreta Trull, Josep, 1958-; Rothman, Nathaniel (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2012)
    Pathway analysis of genome-wide association studies (GWAS) offer a unique opportunity to collectively evaluate genetic variants with effects that are too small to be detected individually. We applied a pathway analysis to ...
  • Fuertes, Elaine; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; García Aymerich, Judith (BMJ Publishing Group, 2018)
    OBJECTIVE: We assessed associations between physical activity and lung function, and its decline, in the prospective population-based European Community Respiratory Health Survey cohort. METHODS: FEV1 and FVC were measured ...
  • Dadvand, Payam; Tischer, Christina; Estarlich, Marisa; Llop, Sabrina; Dalmau Bueno, Albert; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Valentín, Antònia; de Keijzer, Carmen; Fernández Somoano, Ana; Lertxundi, Nerea; Rodríguez Dehli, Cristina; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Zugna, Daniela; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Natural environments, including green spaces, may have beneficial impacts on brain development. However, longitudinal evidence of an association between long-term exposure to green spaces and cognitive development ...
  • Rodríguez, Esther; Zock, Jan-Paul; Serra Pons, Ignasi; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Batlle Garcia, Jordi de, 1981-; Donaire González, David; Benet, Marta; Balcells Vilarnau, Eva, 1967-; Monsó, Eduard; Gayete, Angel; García Aymerich, Judith; PAC-COPD Study Group (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2014)
    Background: Occupational exposure to dusts, gases and fumes has been associated with reduced FEV1 and sputum production in COPD patients. The effect of occupational exposure on other characteristics of COPD, especially ...
  • Salas, Lucas A.; Villanueva Belmonte, Cristina; Tajuddin, Salman Muhammad; Amaral, André F.S.; Fernández, Agustín F.; Moore, Lee E.; Carrato, Alfredo; Tardón, Adonina; Serra, Consol; García Closas, Reina; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Rothman, Nathaniel; Silverman, Debra T.; Cantor, Kenneth P; Kogevinas, Manolis; Real, Francisco X.; Fraga, Mario F.; Malats i Riera, Núria (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2014)
    DNA methylation changes contribute to bladder carcinogenesis. Trihalomethanes (THM), a class of disinfection by-products, are associated with increased urothelial bladder cancer (UBC) risk. THM exposure in animal models ...
  • Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Donaire González, David; Seto, Edmund; 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 ...
  • Arbillaga-Etxarri, Ane; Gimeno Santos, Elena, 1980-; Balcells Vilarnau, Eva, 1967-; Benet, Marta; Delgado Llobet, Anna; Rodríguez, Diego; Torrent-Pallicer, Jaume; García Aymerich, Judith (European Respiratory Society, 2018)
    There is a need to increase and maintain physical activity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We assessed 12-month efficacy and effectiveness of the Urban Training intervention on physical ...
  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Sánchez Benavides, Gonzalo; Dadvand, Payam; Martínez, David; Gramunt Fombuena, Nina; Gotsens, Xavier; Cirach, Marta; Vert, Cristina; Molinuevo, José Luis; Crous-Bou, Marta; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Although exposure to natural outdoor environments has been consistently associated with improved perceived general health, available evidence on a protective association between this exposure and specific mental ...
  • Font Ribera, Laia; Gràcia Lavedan, Esther; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Kogevinas, Manolis; Villanueva, Cristina M. (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Exposure to trihalomethanes (THMs) in drinking water has consistently been associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer, but evidence on other cancers including the breast is very limited. Objectives: ...
  • Turner, Michelle C.; Jerrett, Michael; Pope III, C. Arden; Krewski, Daniel; Gapstur, Susan M.; Diver, W. Ryan; Beckerman, Bernardo S.; Marshall, Julian D.; Su, Jason; Crouse, Daniel L.; Burnett, Richard T. (American Thoracic Society, 2016)
    RATIONALE: Tropospheric ozone (O3) is potentially associated with cardiovascular disease risk and premature death. Results from long-term epidemiological studies on O3 are scarce and inconclusive. OBJECTIVES: In this study, ...
  • Haworth, S.; Vrijheid, Martine; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; St. Pourcain, Beate (Nature Research, 2019)
    Cranial growth and development is a complex process which affects the closely related traits of head circumference (HC) and intracranial volume (ICV). The underlying genetic influences shaping these traits during the ...
  • Bousquet, Jean; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; MASK study group (BioMed Central, 2018)
    mHealth, such as apps running on consumer smart devices is becoming increasingly popular and has the potential to profoundly affect healthcare and health outcomes. However, it may be disruptive and results achieved are not ...
  • Güerri Fernández, Roberto; Gayete, Angel; Balcells Vilarnau, Eva, 1967-; Ramírez Sarmiento, Alba; Vollmer, Ivan; García Aymerich, Judith; Gea Guiral, Joaquim; Orozco Levi, Mauricio (Elsevier, 2010)
    BACKGROUND: The potential role of decreased respiratory muscle mass, if any, in mediating the susceptibility to exacerbation in COPD patients has not been determined. We hypothesized that a decrease in respiratory muscle ...
  • Voerman, Ellis; Vrijheid, Martine; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V. (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019)
    Background: Maternal obesity and excessive gestational weight gain may have persistent effects on offspring fat development. However, it remains unclear whether these effects differ by severity of obesity, and whether these ...
  • Birks, Laura; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Papadopoulou, Eleni, 1985-; Alexander, Jan; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Estarlich, Marisa; Gallastegui, Mara; Ha, Mina; Haugen, Margaretha; Huss, Anke; Kheifets, Leeka; Lim, Hyungryul; Olsen, Jørn; Santa Marina, Loreto; Sudan, Madhuri; Vermeulen, Roel; Vrijkotte, Tanja; Cardis, Elisabeth; Vrijheid, Martine (Elsevier, 2017)
    INTRODUCTION: Previous studies have reported associations between prenatal cell phone use and child behavioral problems, but findings have been inconsistent and based on retrospective assessment of cell phone use. This ...
  • López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Lertxundi, Nerea; González, Llúcia; Rodríguez Dehli, Cristina; Espada Sáenz-Torre, Mercedes; Vrijheid, Martine; Tardón, Adonina; Llop, Sabrina; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Guxens Junyent, Mònica (Nature Research, 2019)
    Vitamin D deficiency during critical periods of development could lead to persistent brain alterations. We aimed to assess the association between maternal vitamin D3, the major circulatory form of vitamin D, at pregnancy ...
  • Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Mendez, Michelle A.; Fernández Barres, Silvia; Romaguera Bosch, Dora; Vioque, Jesus; Llop, Sabrina; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Avella García, Claudia B., 1982-; Tardón, Adonina; Riaño, Isolina; Andiarena, Ainara; Robinson, Oliver; Arija, Victoria; Esnaola, Mikel; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Oxford University Press, 2016)
    Seafood consumption during pregnancy is thought to be beneficial for child neuropsychological development, but to our knowledge no large cohort studies with high fatty fish consumption have analyzed the association by ...
  • O’Callaghan-Gordo, Cristina; Kogevinas, Manolis; Pedersen, Marie; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Tsiapa, Xristina; Romaguera Bosch, Dora; Chatzi, Leda (Springer, 2018)
    Purpose: The study assessed whether diet and adherence to cancer prevention guidelines during pregnancy were associated with micronucleus (MN) frequency in mothers and newborns. MN is biomarkers of early genetic effects ...

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