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  • Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Esnaola, Mikel; Rivas, Ioar; Amato, Fulvio; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Querol, Xavier; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: A few studies have reported associations between traffic-related air pollution exposure at schools and cognitive development. The role of PM components or sources other than traffic on cognitive development has ...
  • Bousquet, Jean; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; García Aymerich, Judith; MASK study group (BioMed Central, 2019)
    Background: In all societies, the burden and cost of allergic and chronic respiratory diseases are increasing rapidly. Most economies are struggling to deliver modern health care effectively. There is a need to support the ...
  • van der Valk, Ralf J.P.; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Early Genetics and Lifecourse Epidemiology (EAGLE) Consortium; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Early Growth Genetics (EGG) Consortium (Oxford University Press, 2015)
    Common genetic variants have been identified for adult height, but not much is known about the genetics of skeletal growth in early life. To identify common genetic variants that influence fetal skeletal growth, we ...
  • Serra Juhé, Clara, 1984-; Martos Moreno, Gabriel A.; Bou de Pieri, Francesc; Flores Peirats, Raquel; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Rodríguez Santiago, Benjamín; Argente, Jesús; Pérez Jurado, Luis Alberto (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017)
    Obesity is a multifactorial disorder with high heritability (50–75%), which is probably higher in early-onset and severe cases. Although rare monogenic forms and several genes and regions of susceptibility, including copy ...
  • Lytras, Theodoros, 1987-; Kogevinas, Manolis; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; García Aymerich, Judith; Zock, Jan-Paul (BMJ Publishing Group, 2018)
    Background: Occupational exposures have been associated with an increased risk of COPD. However, few studies have related objectively assessed occupational exposures to prospectively assessed incidence of COPD, using ...
  • O'Callaghan Gordo, Cristina; Flores, Juan A.; Lizárraga, Pilar; Okamoto, Tami; Papoulias, Diana M.; Barclay, Federica; Orta-Martínez, Martí; Kogevinas, Manolis; Astete, John (Elsevier, 2018)
    Most oil extraction areas in the Peruvian Amazon are within indigenous territories. Poor environmental practices have exposed the indigenous population to metals. We conducted a survey in two indigenous Kukama communities ...
  • Barrera Gómez, Jose; Spiegelman, Donna; Basagaña Flores, Xavier (Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2013)
    In the context of observational longitudinal studies, we explored the values of the number of participants and the number of repeated measurements that maximize the power to detect the hypothesized effect, given the total ...
  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Zijlema, Wilma; Vert, Cristina; White, Mathew P.; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: A growing number of quantitative studies have investigated the potential benefits of outdoor blue spaces (lakes, rivers, sea, etc) and human health, but there is not yet a systematic review synthesizing this ...
  • Rivas, Ioar; Viana, Maria Carmen; Moreno, Teresa; Bouso, Laura; Pandolfi, Marco; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Alastuey, Andrés; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Querol, Xavier (Elsevier, 2015)
    Infiltration of outdoor-sourced particles into indoor environments in 39 schools in Barcelona was assessed during school hours. Tracers of road traffic emissions (NO2, Equivalent Black Carbon (EBC), Ultrafine Particles ...
  • Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Khreis, Haneen; Verlinghieri, Ersilia; Mueller, Natalie; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979- (Elsevier, 2017)
    INTRODUCTION: Urban and transport planning have large impacts on public health, but these are generally not explicitly considered and/or quantified, partly because there are no comprehensive models, methods and tools readily ...
  • Viana, Maria Carmen; Rivas, Ioar; Querol, Xavier; Alastuey, Andrés; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Bouso, Laura; Sioutas, Constantinos; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2015)
    Particle size distribution patterns of trace elements and metals across three size fractions (<0.25 μm, quasi-ultrafine particles, q-UF; 0.25–2.5 μm, accumulation particles; 2.5–10 μm, coarse particles) were analysed in ...
  • Tribó Boixareu, María José; Turroja, Marta; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Bulbena Vilarrasa, Antonio; Ros, Elena; García-Martínez, Pablo; Tausk, Francisco; Sagristà, Marc; Pujol Vallverdú, Ramon Maria; Ferran Farrés, Marta; Gallardo Hernández, Fernando (Society for Publication of Acta Dermato-Venereologica, 2019)
    Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease associated with considerable physical and psychological comorbidities. Stress and emotional disturbances have been implicated in both triggering the onset and exacerbation of psoriasis. ...
  • Bousquet, Jean; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Melén, Erik; Benet, Marta; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Xu, Cheng-Jian (Wiley, 2016)
    MeDALL (Mechanisms of the Development of ALLergy; EU FP7-CP-IP; Project No: 261357; 2010–2015) has proposed an innovative approach to develop early indicators for the prediction, diagnosis, prevention and targets for ...
  • Lope, Virginia; Gracia Lavedan, Esther; Pumarega Rodríguez, José Antonio; Tusquets Trias de Bes, Ignacio; Kogevinas, Manolis; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Pollan, Marina (Elsevier, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Accumulated exposure to hormones and growth factors during early life may influence the future risk of breast cancer (BC). This study examines the influence of childhood-related, socio-demographic and anthropometric ...
  • Frances, Alexandra; Hildur, Kristin; Barberà, Joan Albert; Rodríguez Trigo, Gema; Zock, Jan-Paul; Giraldo, Jesús; Monyarch, Gemma; Rodriguez-Rodriguez, Emma; De Castro Reis, Fernanda; Souto, Ana; Gómez, Federico P.; Pozo Rodríguez, Francisco; Templado, Cristina; Fuster, Carme (Public Library of Science (PLoS) , 2016)
    BACKGROUND: The identification of breakpoints involved in chromosomal damage could help to detect genes involved in genetic disorders, most notably cancer. Until now, only one published study, carried out by our group, has ...
  • Sanchez, Margaux; Milà, Carles; Sreekanth, V.; Balakrishnan, Kalpana; Sambandam, Sankar; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Kinra, Sanjay; Marshall, Julian D.; Tonne, Cathryn (Nature Research, 2019)
    Scalable exposure assessment approaches that capture personal exposure to particles for purposes of epidemiology are currently limited, but valuable, particularly in low-/middle-income countries where sources of personal ...
  • García Aymerich, Judith; Benet, Marta; Saeys, Y.; Pinart, Mariona; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Smit, Henriëtte A.; Siroux, Valérie; Just, Jocelyne; Momas, Isabelle; Rancière, Fanny; Keil, Thomas; Hohmann, Cynthia; Lau, Susanne; Wahn, Ulrich; Heinrich, Joachim; Tischer, Christina; Fantini, Maria Pia; Lenzi, Jacopo; Porta, Daniela; Koppelman, Gerard H.; Postma, Dirkje S.; Berdel, Dietrich; Koletzko, Sibylle; Kerkhof, Marjan; Gehring, Ulrike; Wickman, Magnus; Melén, Erik; Hallberg, Jenny; Bindslev-Jensen, Carsten; Eller, E.; Kull, Inger; Lodrup Carlsen, Karin C; Carlsen, Kai-Håkon; Lambrecht, Bart N.; Kogevinas, Manolis; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Kauffmann, Francine; Bousquet, Jean; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria (Wiley, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Asthma, rhinitis and eczema often co-occur in children, but their interrelationships at the population level have been poorly addressed. We assessed co-occurrence of childhood asthma, rhinitis and eczema using ...
  • Huerta, José María; Chirlaque, María Dolores; Molina, Antonio; Amiano, Pilar; Martín Sánchez, Vicente; Fernández-Villa, Tania; Pérez-Gómez, Beatriz; Moreno, Víctor; Burgui, Rosana; Gómez-Acebo, Inés; Ramos-Lora, Manuel; Fernández-Tardón, Guillermo; Peiró, Rosana; Olmedo-Requena, Rocío; Pollan, Marina; Kogevinas, Manolis; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Aragonés, Núria; Navarro, Carmen (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017)
    BACKGROUND:Evidence for a protective role of physical activity against development of stomach cancer is yet inconclusive. We studied the association of domain-specific physical activity and the risk of gastric adenocarcinoma ...
  • Dons, Evi; Götschi, Thomas; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; De Nazelle, Audrey; Anaya, Esther; Avila Palencia, Ione; Brand, Christian; Cole-Hunter, Tom; Gaupp-Berghausen, Mailin; Kahlmeier, Sonja; Laeremans, Michelle; Mueller, Natalie; Orjuela, Juan Pablo; Raser, Elisabeth; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Standaert, Arnout; Stigell, Erik; Uhlmann, Tina; Gerike, Regine; Panis, Luc (BioMed Central, 2015)
    Background. Physical inactivity is one of the leading risk factors for non-communicable diseases, yet many are not sufficiently active. The Physical Activity through Sustainable Transport Approaches (PASTA) study aims to ...

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