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  • Bont, Jeroen de; Díaz, Yesika; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; García Gil, Maria; Vrijheid, Martine; Duarte Salles, Talita, 1985- (American Medical Association, 2020)
    Importance: Time-trend studies of overweight and obesity in childhood by sociodemographic factors are important for prioritizing public health initiatives. However, little is known about these trends in Spain, where high ...
  • Gutiérrez-González, Enrique; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Kogevinas, Manolis; Pérez-Gómez, Beatriz (Elsevier, 2022)
    Background: Toenails are commonly used as biomarkers of exposure to zinc (Zn), but there is scarce information about their relationship with sources of exposure to Zn. Objectives: To investigate the main determinants of ...
  • Kocman, David; Righi, Valeria; Errandonea, Lucía Paz; Maccani, Giovanni; Creus, Javier; Froeling, Frederique; Hoek, Gerard; Andrušaitytė, Sandra; Gražulevičienė, Regina; Ficorilli, Antonella; Marchi, Bruna de; Biggeri, Annibale; Ftičar, Jure; Gignac, Florence; Toran, Raül; Basagaña Flores, Xavier (Frontiers, 2023)
    Scientists and practitioners implementing citizen science projects, in which the involvement of citizens is key, often need ideas and tools that help in reaching citizens, engaging them in the project and maximizing their ...
  • Pastor-Barriuso, Roberto; Fernandez, Mariana F.; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Whelan, Denis ; Pérez-Gómez, Beatriz; Llorca, Javier; Villanueva Belmonte, Cristina; Guevara, Marcela; Molina-Molina, Jose Manuel; Artacho-Cordón, Francisco; Barriuso-Lapresa, Laura; Tusquets Trias de Bes, Ignacio; Dierssen Sotos, Trinidad; Aragonés, Núria; Olea, Nicolás; Kogevinas, Manolis; Pollan, Marina (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Most studies on endocrine-disrupting chemicals and breast cancer have focused on single compounds and have produced inconclusive findings. OBJECTIVES: We assessed the combined estrogenic effects of mixtures of ...
  • Viceconti, Marco; Hernández Penna, Sabina; Dartee, Wilhelmus; Mazzà, Claudia; Caulfield, Brian; Becker, Clemens; Maetzler, Walter; García Aymerich, Judith; Davico, Giorgio; Rochester, Lynn (MDPI, 2020)
    Wearable inertial sensors can be used to monitor mobility in real-world settings over extended periods. Although these technologies are widely used in human movement research, they have not yet been qualified by drug ...
  • Romanello, Marina; Daalen, Kim van; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Dasandi, Niheer; Drummond, Paul; Hamilton, Ian G.; Jankin, Slava; Kendrovski, Vladimir; Lowe, Rachel; Rocklöv, Joacim; Schmoll, Oliver; Semenza, Jan C.; Tonne, Cathryn; Nilsson, Maria (Elsevier, 2021)
    Left unabated, climate change will have catastrophic effects on the health of present and future generations. Such effects are already seen in Europe, through more frequent and severe extreme weather events, alterations ...
  • Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Martínez-Vilavella, Gerard; Macià, Dídac; Fenoll, Raquel; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Rivas, Ioar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Blanco Hinojo, Laura, 1981-; Capellades Font, Jaume; Querol, Xavier; Deus, Joan; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2016)
    Children are more vulnerable to the effects of environmental elements due to their active developmental processes. Exposure to urban air pollution has been associated with poorer cognitive performance, which is thought to ...
  • Alotaibi, Raed; Bechle, Mathew; Marshall, Julian D.; Ramani, Tara; Zietsman, Josias; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Khreis, Haneen (Elsevier, 2019)
    Background: Asthma is one of the leading chronic airway diseases among children in the United States (US). Emerging evidence indicates that Traffic Related Air Pollution (TRAP), as opposed to ambient air pollution, leads ...
  • Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Suades González, Elisabet; García Esteban, Raquel; Rivas, Ioar; Pujol, Jesús; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Querol, Xavier; Basagaña Flores, Xavier (Wolters Kluwer Health, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Although air pollution's short-term effects are well understood to be marked and preventable, its acute neuropsychological effects have, to our knowledge, not yet been studied. We aim to examine the association ...
  • Khreis, Haneen; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (MDPI, 2017)
    Background: Current levels of traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) are associated with the development of childhood asthma, although some inconsistencies and heterogeneity remain. An important part of the uncertainty in ...
  • Schembari, Anna, 1982-; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Salvador, Joaquin; De Nazelle, Audrey; Cirach, Marta; Dadvand, Payam; Beelen, Rob; Hoek, Gerard; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Vrijheid, Martine (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: A recent meta-analysis suggested evidence for an effect of exposure to ambient air pollutants on risk of certain congenital heart defects. However, few studies have investigated the effects of traffic-related ...
  • Dadvand, Payam; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Dalmau Bueno, Albert; Cirach, Marta; Rivas, Ioar; Brunekreef, Bert; Querol, Xavier; Morgan, Ian G.; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017)
    Purpose: To investigate the association between exposure to traffic-related air pollution and use of spectacles (as a surrogate measure for myopia) in schoolchildren. Methods: We analyzed the impact of exposure to NO2 and ...
  • Khreis, Haneen; Ramani, Tara; de Hoogh, Kees; Mueller, Natalie, 1988-; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Zietsman, Joe; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2019)
    Background: Asthma is the most common chronic disease in children. Traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) may be an important exposure contributing to its development. In the UK, Bradford is a deprived city suffering from ...
  • Alemany, Silvia; Vilor Tejedor, Natàlia, 1988-; García Esteban, Raquel; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Dadvand, Payam; Esnaola, Mikel; Mortamais, Marion; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; van Drooge, Barend L.; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Rivas, Ioar; Querol, Xavier; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Traffic-related air pollution is emerging as a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and impaired brain development. Individual differences in vulnerability to air pollution may involve the ε4 allele of ...
  • Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Dadvand, Payam; Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Rivas, Ioar; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Suades González, Elisabet; García Esteban, Raquel; Esnaola, Mikel; Cirach, Marta; Grellier, James; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Querol, Xavier; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: The available evidence of the effects of air pollution and noise on behavioral development is limited, and it overlooks exposure at schools, where children spend a considerable amount of time. OBJECTIVE: We ...
  • Castro Giner, Francesc; Künzli, Nino; Jacquemin Leonard, Bénédicte; Forsberg, Bertil; Cid Ibeas, Rafael de; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Jarvis, Deborah; Briggs, David; Vienneau, Danielle; Norbäck, Dan; Gonzalez, Juan Ramon; Guerra, Stefano; Janson, Christer; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Wjst, Matthias; Heinrich, Joachim; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Kogevinas, Manolis (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2009)
    BACKGROUND: Traffic-related air pollution is related with asthma, and this association may be modified by genetic factors. OBJECTIVES: We investigated the role of genetic polymorphisms potentially modifying the association ...
  • Serra, Laura; Farrants, Kristin; Alexanderson, Kristina; Ubalde López, Mònica, 1972-; Lallukka, Tea (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2022)
    Background: Trajectory analyses are being increasingly used in efforts to increase understanding about the heterogeneity in the development of different longitudinal outcomes such as sickness absence, use of medication, ...
  • Conti, David V.; Kogevinas, Manolis; Haiman, Christopher A. (Nature Research, 2021)
    Prostate cancer is a highly heritable disease with large disparities in incidence rates across ancestry populations. We conducted a multiancestry meta-analysis of prostate cancer genome-wide.
  • Smit, Lidwien AM; Kogevinas, Manolis; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Bouzigon, Emmanuelle; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Moual, Nicole Le; Kromhout, Hans; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Pin, Isabelle; Jarvis, Deborah; Vermeulen, Roel; Janson, Christer; Heinrich, Joachim; Gut, Ivo Glynne; Lathrop, Mark; Valverde, M. A. (Miguel Ángel), 1963-; Demenais, Florence; Kauffmann, Francine (BioMed Central, 2012)
    Background: Transient receptor potential (TRP) vanilloid and ankyrin cation channels are activated by various noxious chemicals and may play an important role in the pathogenesis of cough. The aim was to study the influence ...
  • Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Khreis, Haneen; Verlinghieri, Ersilia; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979- (Elsevier, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: The recent diesel scandal has again highlighted the impact that the transport sector can have on public health. AIM: To describe the current impact of transport planning on public health. RESULT: Transport is ...

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