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  • Clemente Batalha Pardal, Diana, 1990-; Maitre, Léa; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Chatzi, Leda; Roumeliotaki, Theano; Fossati, Serena; Grazuleviciene, Regina; Gützkow, Kristine B.; Lepeule, Johanna; Martens, Dries S.; McEachan, Rosemary R.C.; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Petraviciene, Inga; Slama, Rémy; Tamayo-Uria, Ibon; Urquiza, José M.; Vafeiadi, Marina, 1983-; Wright, John; Nawrot, Tim S.; Vrijheid, Martine (Nature Research, 2019)
    Telomere length is considered a biomarker of biological aging. Shorter telomeres and obesity have both been associated with age-related diseases. To evaluate the association between various indices of obesity with leukocyte ...
  • Benavente, Yolanda; Vila Rodríguez, Javier, 1974-; Gimeno Vázquez, Eva; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Kogevinas, Manolis; Casabonne, Delphine (MDPI, 2020)
    We aimed to study the association between occupational exposure to pesticides and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in Spain. Occupational exposure to pesticides (four insecticides, four herbicides and two fungicides) was ...
  • 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 ...
  • van Drooge, Barend L.; Rivas, Ioar; Querol, Xavier; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Grimalt, Joan O. (MDPI, 2020)
    Airborne particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter smaller than 2.5 µg, PM2.5 was regularly sampled in classrooms (indoor) and playgrounds (outdoor) of primary schools from Barcelona. Three of these schools were ...
  • van den Dries, Michiel; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Pronk, Anjoeka; Spaan, Suzanne; El Marroun, Hanan; Jusko, Todd A.; Longnecker, Matthew P.; Ferguson, Kelly K.; Tiemeier, Henning (Elsevier, 2019)
    Background: Prenatal exposure to organophosphate (OP) pesticides has been associated with altered neuronal cell development and behavioral changes in animal offspring. However, the few studies investigating the association ...
  • Jusko, Todd A.; van den Dries, Michiel; Pronk, Anjoeka; Shaw, Pamela A.; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Spaan, Suzanne; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V.; Tiemeier, Henning; Longnecker, Matthew P. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2019)
    Background: Susceptibility to organophosphate (OP) pesticide neurotoxicity may be greatest during the prenatal period; however, previous studies have produced mixed findings concerning in utero OP pesticide exposure and ...
  • 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, 1988-; 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. ...
  • Koreny, Maria; Benet, Marta; Balcells Vilarnau, Eva, 1967-; García Aymerich, Judith; Urban Training™Study Group; PROactive Consortium members (Elsevier, 2020)
    Introduction: Although mean physical activity in COPD patients declines by 400-500steps/day annually, it is unknown whether the natural progression is the same for all patients. We aimed to identify distinct physical ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ranzani, Otavio; Milà, Carles; Sanchez, Margaux; Bhogadi, Santhi; Kulkarni, Bharati; Balakrishnan, Kalpana; Sambandam, Sankar; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Marshall, Julian D.; Kinra, Sanjay; Tonne, Cathryn (Elsevier, 2020)
    Objective: Air pollution is a leading preventable risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. Previous studies mostly relied on concentrations at residence, which might not represent personal exposure. Personal air pollution ...
  • 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 ...
  • Eeftens, Marloes; Struchen, Benjamin; Birks, Laura Ellen, 1983-; Cardis, Elisabeth; Estarlich, Marisa; Fernandez, Mariana F.; Gajšek, Peter; Gallastegi, Mara; Huss, Anke; Kheifets, Leeka; Meder, Inger Kristine; Olsen, Jørn; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Trček, Tomaž; Valič, Blaž; Vermeulen, Roel; Vrijheid, Martine; van Wel, Luuk; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Röösli, Martin (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) from mobile communication technologies is changing rapidly. To characterize sources and associated variability, we studied the differences and correlations ...

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