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  • Avila-Palencia, Ione, 1985-; Int Panis, Luc; Dons, Evi; Gaupp-Berghausen, Mailin; Raser, Elisabeth; Götschi, Thomas; Gerike, Regine; Brand, Christian; De Nazelle, Audrey; Orjuela, Juan Pablo; Anaya, Esther; Stigell, Erik; Kahlmeier, Sonja; Iacorossi, Francesco; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Transport mode choice has been associated with different health risks and benefits depending on which transport mode is used. We aimed to evaluate the association between different transport modes use and several ...
  • Canova, Cristina; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Zock, Jan-Paul; Jarvis, Deborah (European Respiratory Society, 2013)
    No large study has described the seasonal variation in asthma attacks in population-based asthmatics in whom sensitisation to allergen has been measured. 2,637 young adults with asthma living in 15 countries reported the ...
  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Vrijheid, Martine; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Fano, Eduardo; Llop, Sabrina; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Fernandez, Mariana F.; Tardón, Adonina; Fernández-Somoano, Ana; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: In 2003 the INMA-INfancia y Medio Ambiente (Environment and Childhood) project, a Spanish national network of birth cohorts including more than 3500 participants, was set up with the aim to assess the health ...
  • Zijlema, Wilma; Stasinska, Ania; Blake, David; Dirgawati, Mila; Flicker, Leon; Yeap, Bu B.; Golledge, Jonathan; Hankey, Graeme J.; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Heyworth, Jane (Elsevier, 2019)
    Background/Aim: Natural outdoor environments may mitigate harmful environmental factors associated with city living. We studied the longitudinal relationship between natural (‘green and blue’) outdoor environments and ...
  • Gimeno Santos, Elena, 1980-; Serra Pons, Ignasi; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; García Aymerich, Judith; PROactive consortium (European Respiratory Society, 2015)
    No current patient-centred instrument captures all dimensions of physical activity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Our objective was item reduction and initial validation of two instruments to measure ...
  • Sreekanth, V.; Tonne, Cathryn; Salmon, Maëlle; Arulselvan, S.; Marshall, Julian D. (Elsevier, 2019)
    We describe how reference filter characteristics (unexposed weights) can influence instrument-reported attenuation (thereby black carbon concentrations) using the OT21 (SootScan Optical Transmissometer), in the case of ...
  • Fuertes, Elaine; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Garcia-Larsen, Vanessa; Guerra, Stefano; Pin, Isabelle; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Accordini, Simone; Martínez-Moratalla, Jesús; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Urrutia, Isabel; Le Gouellec, Audrey; Heinrich, Joachim; Gislason, Thorarinn; Jõgi, Rain; Janson, Christer; Jarvis, Debbie; García Aymerich, Judith (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019)
    Objective: Regular physical activity may be associated with improved lung function via reduced systemic inflammation, although studies exploring this mechanism are rare. We evaluated the role of C-reactive protein in blood, ...
  • Keidel, Dirk; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Burte, Marthe-Emilie, 1989-; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Jacquemin Leonard, Bénédicte; Probst-Hensch, Nicole (MDPI, 2019)
    Ambient air pollution is a leading environmental risk factor and its broad spectrum of adverse health effects includes a decrease in lung function. Socioeconomic status (SES) is known to be associated with both air pollution ...
  • Alonso-Molero, Jéssica; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Kogevinas, Manolis; Martín Sánchez, Vicente (BioMed Central, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: The objective of our investigation is to study the relationship between the rs4939827 SNP in the SMAD7 gene, Mediterranean diet pattern and the risk of colorectal cancer. METHODS: We examined 1087 cases of ...
  • Keller, Theresa; Hohmann, Cynthia; Standl, Marie; Wijga, Alet; Gehring, Ulrike; Melén, Erik; Almqvist, Catarina; Lau, Susanne; Eller, E.; Wahn, Ulrich; Christiansen, E.S.; von Berg, A.; Heinrich, Joachim; Lehmann, Irina; Maier, Dieter; Postma, Dirkje S.; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Bousquet, Jean; Keil, Thomas; Roll, Stephanie (Wiley, 2018)
    Background - Cross‐sectional studies suggested that allergy prevalence in childhood is higher in boys compared to girls, but it remains unclear whether this inequality changes after puberty. We examined the sex‐specific ...
  • Robinson, Oriol; Tamayo-Uria, Ibon; de Castro, Montserrat; Valentín, Antònia; Ambros, Albert; Cirach, Marta; Donaire González, David; Maitre, Léa; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Urquiza, José M.; Vrijheid, Martine; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Basagaña Flores, Xavier (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2018)
    Background: The urban exposome is the set of environmental factors that are experienced in the outdoor urban environment and that may influence child development. Objective: The authors’ goal was to describe the urban ...
  • Gómez-Acebo, Inés; Tusquets Trias de Bes, Ignacio; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Kogevinas, Manolis; Llorca, Javier (Public Library of Science (PLoS) , 2016)
    INTRODUCTION: The evidence on the relationship between breast cancer and different types of antihypertensive drugs taken for at least 5 years is limited and inconsistent. Furthermore, the debate has recently been fueled ...
  • Zhang, Mingfeng; Kogevinas, Manolis; Porta Serra, Miquel; Amundadottir, Laufey T. (Impact Journals, 2016)
    Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified common pancreatic cancer susceptibility variants at 13 chromosomal loci in individuals of European descent. To identify new susceptibility variants, we performed ...
  • Levie, Deborah; Korevaar, Tim I. M.; Bath, Sarah C.; Dalmau Bueno, Albert; Murcia, Mario; Espada, Mercedes; Dineva, Mariana; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Tiemeier, Henning; Rebagliato, Marisa; Rayman, Margaret P.; Peeters, Robin P.; Guxens Junyent, Mònica (Endocrine Society, 2018)
    Context: Low maternal free T4 (FT4) has been associated with poor child neurodevelopment in some single-center studies. Evidence remains scarce for the potential adverse effects of high FT4 and whether associations differ ...
  • Pastor-Barriuso, Roberto; Fernandez, Mariana F.; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Whelan, Denis ; Pérez-Gómez, Beatriz; Llorca, Javier; Villanueva Belmonte, Cristina; Guevara, Marcela; Molina-Molina, José 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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