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  • Fuertes, Elaine; Flohr, Carsten; Silverberg, Jonathan I.; Standl, Marie; Strachan, David P. (Elsevier, 2017)
    We sought to examine the relationship globally between UVR dose exposure and current eczema prevalences. ISAAC Phase Three provided data on eczema prevalence for 13- to 14-year-olds in 214 centers in 87 countries and for ...
  • Gakidou, Emmanuela; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Murray, Christopher JL; Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2016 Risk Factors Collaborators (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2016 (GBD 2016) provides a comprehensive assessment of risk factor exposure and attributable burden of disease. By providing estimates over a long ...
  • Soriano, Joan B.; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Vos, Theo; Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2015 Chronic Respiratory Disease Collaborators (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma are common diseases with a heterogeneous distribution worldwide. Here, we present methods and disease and risk estimates for COPD and asthma from the ...
  • Amoly, Elmira; Dadvand, Payam; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: Green spaces have been associated with improved mental health in children; however, available epidemiological evidence on their impact on child behavioral development is scarce. OBJECTIVES: We investigated the ...
  • de Keijzer, Carmen; Tonne, Cathryn; Sabia, Severine; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Valentín, Antònia; Singh-Manoux, Archana; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Dadvand, Payam (Elsevier, 2019)
    There is increasing evidence of the health benefits of exposure to natural environments, including green and blue spaces. The association with physical functioning and its decline at older age remains to be explored. The ...
  • Dadvand, Payam; Bartoll, Xavier; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Dalmau Bueno, Albert; Martínez Muriano, David; Ambros, Albert; Cirach, Marta; Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Borrell i Thió, Carme; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2016)
    Green spaces are associated with improved health, but little is known about mechanisms underlying such association. We aimed to assess the association between greenness exposure and subjective general health (SGH) and to ...
  • Bousquet, Jean; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Wallace, D.V.; The MASK study group (BioMed Central, 2019)
    AIMS: Mobile Airways Sentinel NetworK (MASK) belongs to the Fondation Partenariale MACVIA-LR of Montpellier, France and aims to provide an active and healthy life to rhinitis sufferers and to those with asthma multimorbidity ...
  • Couto Alves, Alexessander; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Early Growth Genetics (EGG) Consortium (American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2019)
    Early childhood growth patterns are associated with adult health, yet the genetic factors and the developmental stages involved are not fully understood. Here, we combine genome-wide association studies with modeling of ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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; 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; 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 R.; 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, M.; 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, 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 ...

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