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  • Lau, Chung-Ho E.; Maitre, Léa; Urquiza, José M.; Casas, Maribel; Vrijheid, Martine; Coen, Muireann (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Background: Environment and diet in early life can affect development and health throughout the life course. Metabolic phenotyping of urine and serum represents a complementary systems-wide approach to elucidate ...
  • Vila Rodríguez, Javier, 1974-; Bowman, Joseph D.; Figuerola, Jordi; Moriña, David; Kincl, Laurel; Richardson, Lesley; Cardis, Elisabeth (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
    To estimate occupational exposures to electromagnetic fields (EMF) for the INTEROCC study, a database of source-based measurements extracted from published and unpublished literature resources had been previously constructed. ...
  • Hohmann, Cynthia; Pinart, Mariona; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Esplugues, Ana; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Keil, Thomas; The MeDALL Study Group (Karger (S. Karger AG), 2014)
    Background: Numerous birth cohorts have been initiated in the world over the past 30 years using heterogeneous methods to assess the incidence, course and risk factors of asthma and allergies. The aim of the present work ...
  • Gutiérrez-González Enrique; Castelló, Adela; Fernández-Navarro, Pablo; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Llorca, Javier; Salas-Trejo, Dolores; Salcedo-Bellido, Inmaculada; Aragonés, Núria; Fernández-Tardón, Guillermo; Alguacil, Juan; Gracia Lavedan, Esther; García-Esquinas, Esther; Gómez-Acebo, Inés; Amiano, Pilar; Romaguera Bosch, Dora; Kogevinas, Manolis; Pollan, Marina; Pérez-Gómez, Beatriz (MDPI, 2018)
    Zinc is a key trace element in normal prostate cell metabolism, and is decreased in neoplastic cells. However, the association between dietary zinc and prostate cancer (PC) in epidemiologic studies is a conflicting one. ...
  • Coggon, David; Serra, Consol; Vargas-Prada Figueroa, Sergio, 1976-; Martínez, Miguel; Delclòs i Clanchet, Jordi, 1956-; Benavides, Fernando G. (Fernando García); Kogevinas, Manolis; Gray, Andrew (Elsevier, 2013)
    To compare the prevalence of disabling low back pain (DLBP) and disabling wrist/hand pain (DWHP) among groups of workers carrying out similar physical activities in different cultural environments, and to explore explanations ...
  • Xu, Chengjian; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; García Aymerich, Judith; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Koppelman, Gerard H. (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: DNA methylation profiles associated with childhood asthma might provide novel insights into disease pathogenesis. We did an epigenome-wide association study to assess methylation profiles associated with childhood ...
  • Joubert, Bonnie R.; Salas Díaz, Lucas Andrés, 1980-; Ruiz, Carlos; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Gonzalez, Juan Ramon; Pinart, Mariona; Guerra, Stefano; Vrijheid, Martine; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; London, Stephanie J. (Elsevier, 2016)
    Epigenetic modifications, including DNA methylation, represent a potential mechanism for environmental impacts on human disease. Maternal smoking in pregnancy remains an important public health problem that impacts child ...
  • Salas, Lucas A.; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Gracia Lavedan, Esther; Moreno, Víctor; Kogevinas, Manolis; Villanueva Belmonte, Cristina (Taylor & Francis, 2015)
    Trihalomethanes (THM) are undesired disinfection byproducts (DBPs) formed during water treatment. Mice exposed to DBPs showed global DNA hypomethylation and c-myc and c-jun gene-specific hypomethylation, while evidence of ...
  • Berg, Magdalena van den; van Poppel, Mireille; van Kamp, Irene; Ruijsbroek, Annemarie; Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Gidlow, Christopher J.; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Gražulevičiene, Regina; van Mechelen, Willem; Kruize, Hanneke; Maas, Jolanda (SAGE Publications, 2019)
    This cross-sectional study investigated whether physical activity, social cohesion, and loneliness mediate the association between time spent visiting green spaces and perceived mental health and vitality. Questionnaire ...
  • Contreras, Zuelma A.; Kogevinas, Manolis; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Chatzi, Leda (European Respiratory Society, 2018)
    The parallel epidemics of childhood asthma and obesity over the past few decades have spurred research into obesity as a risk factor for asthma. However, little is known regarding the role of asthma in obesity incidence. ...
  • Zijlema, Wilma; Christian, Hayley; Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Cirach, Marta; Berg, Magdalena van den; Maas, Jolanda; Gidlow, Christopher J.; Kruize, Hanneke; Wendel-Vos, Wanda; Andrušaitytė, Sandra; Grazuleviciene, Regina; Litt, Jill; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2019)
    Objectives: Dog owners walking their dog in natural outdoor environments (NOE) may benefit from the physical activity facilitated by dog walking and from time spent in nature. However, it is unclear whether dog owners ...
  • Villanueva, Cristina M.; Gracia Lavedan, Esther; Julvez, Jordi; Santa Marina, Loreto; Lertxundi, Nerea; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Llop, Sabrina; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Fernández Somoano, Ana; Tardón, Adonina; Vrijheid, Martine; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Disinfection by-products (DBPs) constitute a complex mixture of prevalent chemicals in drinking water and there is evidence of neurotoxicity for some of them. Objectives: We evaluated the association between ...
  • Ward, Mary H.; Jones, Rena R.; Brender, Jean D.; Kok, Theo M. de; Weyer, Peter J.; Nolan, Bernard T.; Villanueva, Cristina M.; van Breda, Simone G. (MDPI, 2018)
    Nitrate levels in our water resources have increased in many areas of the world largely due to applications of inorganic fertilizer and animal manure in agricultural areas. The regulatory limit for nitrate in public drinking ...
  • Casas, Lidia; Tischer, Christina; Wouters, Inge M.; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Gehring, Ulrike; García Esteban, Raquel; Thiering, Elisabeth; Postma, Dirkje S.; de Jongste, Johan; Smit, Henriëtte A.; Borrás Santos, Alícia, 1974-; Zock, Jan-Paul; Hyvärinen, Anne; Heinrich, Joachim; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (BioMed Central, 2013)
    BACKGROUND: Inflammation is a key factor in the pathogenesis of respiratory diseases. Early life exposure to microbial agents may have an effect on the development of the immune system and on respiratory health later in ...
  • Dratva, Julia; Zemp, Elisabeth; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Accordini, Simone; Burdet, Luc; Gislason, Thorarinn; Heinrich, Joachim; Janson, Christer; Jarvis, Deborah; Marco, Roberto de; Norbäck, Dan; Pons, Marco; Gómez Real, Francisco; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Villani, Simona; Probst-Hensch, Nicole; Svanes, Cecilie (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2016)
    OBJECTIVES: Early life environment is essential for lung growth and maximally attained lung function. Whether early life exposures impact on lung function decline in adulthood, an indicator of lung ageing, has scarcely ...
  • Agier, Lydiane; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Maitre, Léa; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; de Castro, Montserrat; Donaire González, David; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Robinson, Oliver; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Tamayo-Uria, Ibon; Urquiza, José M.; Valentín, Antònia; Vrijheid, Martine; Siroux, Valérie (Elsevier, 2019)
    Background: Several single-exposure studies have documented possible effects of environmental factors on lung function, but none has relied on an exposome approach. We aimed to evaluate the association between a broad range ...
  • Aguilera Jiménez, Inmaculada, 1977-; Pedersen, Marie; García Esteban, Raquel; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Basterrechea, Mikel; Esplugues, Ana; Fernández Somoano, Ana; Lertxundi, Aitana; Tardón, Adonina; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2013)
    Background: Prenatal and early-life periods may be critical windows for harmful effects of air pollution on infant health. Objectives: We studied the association of air pollution exposure during pregnancy and the first ...
  • Mortamais, Marion; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; van Drooge, Barend L.; Macià, Dídac; Martínez-Vilavella, Gerard; Reynes, Christelle; Sabatier, Robert; Rivas, Ioar; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Querol, Xavier; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2017)
    Background: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) have been proposed as environmental risk factors for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The effects of these pollutants on brain structures potentially ...
  • Kogevinas, Manolis; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Papantoniou, Kyriaki, 1983-; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Romaguera Bosch, Dora (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018)
    Modern life involves mistimed sleeping and eating patterns that in experimental studies are associated with adverse health effects. We assessed whether timing of meals is associated with breast and prostate cancer risk ...
  • Mortamais, Marion; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Martínez-Vilavella, Gerard; Fenoll, Raquel; Reynes, Christelle; Sabatier, Robert; Rivas, Ioar; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Vilor Tejedor, Natàlia, 1988-; Alemany, Silvia; Cirach, Marta; Alvarez-Pedrerol, Mar; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2019)
    Objective: Air pollution (AP) may affect neurodevelopment, but studies about the effects of AP on the growing human brain are still scarce. We aimed to investigate the effects of prenatal exposure to AP on lateral ventricles ...

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