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  • Coggon, D.; Vargas-Prada Figueroa, Sergio, 1976 -; Harcombe, H. (Wiley, 2019)
    BACKGROUND: Wide international variation in the prevalence of disabling low back pain (LBP) among working populations is not explained by known risk factors. It would be useful to know whether the drivers of this variation ...
  • Abacan, MaryAnn; Serra Juhé, Clara, 1984-; Wicklund, Catherine (Nature Research, 2019)
    The profession of genetic counseling (also called genetic counselling in many countries) began nearly 50 years ago in the United States, and has grown internationally in the past 30 years. While there have been many papers ...
  • Arnau-Barrés, Isabel; Güerri Fernández, Roberto; Luque Pardos, Sònia; Sorli Redó, M. Luisa; Vázquez Ibar, Olga; Miralles Basseda, Ramon (Elsevier, 2019)
    The incidence of sepsis is disproportionately higher in elderly adults, and age is an independent predictor of mortality. Retrospective analysis was conducted among patients admitted to the emergency department in a tertiary ...
  • Goldberg, Richard M.; Montagut Viladot, Clara; Wainberg, Zev A.; Ronga, Philippe; Audhuy, François; Taieb, Julien; Stintzing, Sebastian; Siena, Salvatore; Santini, Daniele (BMJ Publishing Group, 2018)
    The anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) monoclonal antibody cetuximab in combination with chemotherapy is a standard of care in the first-line treatment of RAS wild-type (wt) metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) ...
  • Gasull Panadès, Magda; Pumarega Rodríguez, José Antonio; Iglesias Coma, Mar; Kühn, Tilman; Porta Serra, Miquel (Elsevier, 2019)
    BACKGROUND: The use of biomarkers of environmental exposure to explore new risk factors for pancreatic cancer presents clinical, logistic, and methodological challenges that are also relevant in research on other complex ...
  • 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 ...
  • Martínez Solanas, Èrica, 1982-; López Ruiz, María, 1982-; Wellenius, Gregory A.; Gasparrini, Antoni; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Benavides, Fernando G.(Fernando García); Basagaña Flores, Xavier (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Extreme cold and heat have been linked to an increased risk of occupational injuries. However, the evidence is still limited to a small number of studies of people with relatively few injuries and with a limited ...
  • Garcia-Saenz, Ariadna; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Valentín, Antònia; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Kogevinas, Manolis (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Night shift work, exposure to light at night (ALAN) and circadian disruption may increase the risk of hormone-dependent cancers. OBJECTIVES: We evaluated the association of exposure to ALAN during sleeping time ...
  • Taal, H. Rob; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V. (Nature Research, 2012)
    To identify genetic variants associated with head circumference in infancy, we performed a meta-analysis of seven genome-wide association studies (GWAS) (N = 10,768 individuals of European ancestry enrolled in pregnancy ...
  • Estirado Vera, Cristina; Ceccato, Adrian; Guerrero, Monica; Huerta, Arturo; Cilloniz, Catia; Vilaró, Olivia; Gabarrús, Albert; Gea Guiral, Joaquim; Crisafulli, Ernesto; Soler, Nestor; Torres, Antoni (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Background: Antimicrobial treatment for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) remains controversial. In some cases AECOPD are caused by microorganisms that are resistant to treatments ...
  • Peremiquel-Trillas, Paula; Tusquets Trias de Bes, Ignacio; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Kogevinas, Manolis; Costas, Laura (Elsevier, 2019)
    BACKGROUND: Alkylphenolic compounds are chemicals with endocrine disrupting properties that have been widely used in industry with important changes in their usage over time. Few epidemiologic studies have evaluated 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 ...
  • Morral, Clara; Martínez Solanas, Èrica, 1982-; Villanueva Belmonte, Cristina; Basagaña Flores, Xavier (Elsevier, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: A few studies in high-income countries have investigated the relationship between ambient temperature and/or precipitation and the occurrence of gastroenteritis. In most of the cases, hot temperatures and heavy ...
  • Valassi, Elena; García-Giralt, Natalia; Malouf Sierra, Jorge; Crespo, Iris; Llauger, Jaume; Diez Pérez, Adolfo; Webb, Susan M. (BioScientifica, 2019)
    Background Biochemical control of GH/IGF-I excess in acromegaly (ACRO) is associated with persistent impairment of trabecular microstructure leading to increased risk of vertebral fractures. Circulating miRNAs modulate the ...
  • Al-Thani, Amna Mohamed; Voss, Sven Christian; Al-Menhali, Afnan Saleh; Barcaru, Andrei; Horvatovich, Peter; Al Jaber, Hind; Nikolovski, Zoran; Latiff, Aishah; Georgakopoulos, Costas; Merenkov, Zeyd; Segura Noguera, Jordi; Alsayrafi, Mohammed; Jaganjac, Morana (Hindawi, 2018)
    Autologous blood transfusion (ABT) has been frequently abused in endurance sport and is prohibited since the mid-1980s by the International Olympic Committee. Apart from any significant performance-enhancing effects, the ...
  • Martos Moreno, Gabriel A.; Travieso-Suárez, Lourdes; Pozo-Román, Jesús; Muñoz-Calvo, María T.; Chowen, Julie A.; Frilander, Mikko J.; Pérez Jurado, Luis Alberto; Hawkins, Federico G.; Argente, Jesús (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018)
  • Paredes-Mariñas, Ezequiel; Llort-Pont, Carme; Castro-Bolance, Francisca; Riambau-Alonso, Vicente (Elsevier, 2018)
    INTRODUCTION: Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) has become the preferred option for treatment of thoracic aortic pathology, but lack of vascular access options is a common contraindication to TEVAR. CASE REPORT: ...
  • De Backer, Jean-François; Monlezun, Stéphanie; Detraux, Bérangère; Gazan, Adeline; Vanopdenbosch, Laura; Cheron, Julian; Cannazza, Giuseppe; Valverde, Sébastien; Cantacorps, Lídia; Nassar, Mérie; Venance, Laurent; Valverde Granados, Olga; Faure, Philippe; Zoli, Michele; De Backer, Olivier; Gall, David; Schiffmann, Serge N.; de Kerchove d'Exaerde, Alban (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018)
    Melanoma antigen genes (Mage) were first described as tumour markers. However, some of Mage are also expressed in healthy cells where their functions remain poorly understood. Here, we describe an unexpected role for one ...
  • Herrera, Alberto; Herrera, Mercedes; Guerra-Perez, Natalia; Galindo-Pumariño, Cristina; Larriba, María Jesús; García-Barberán, Vanesa; Gil, Beatriz; Giménez-Moyano, Sara; Ferreiro-Monteagudo, Reyes; Veguillas, Pilar; Candia, Antonio; Peña, Raúl; Pinto, Jesús; García-Bermejo, Mª Laura; Muñoz, Alberto; García de Herreros, Antonio; Bonilla, Félix; Carrato, Alfredo; Peña, Cristina (Nature Research, 2018)
    Carcinomas, such as colon cancer, initiate their invasion by rescuing the innate plasticity of both epithelial cells and stromal cells. Although Snail is a transcriptional factor involved in the Epithelial-Mesenchymal ...
  • Siroux, Valérie; Lupinek, Christian; Resch, Yvonne; Curin, Mirela; Just, Jocelyne; Keil, Thomas; Kiss, Renata; Lodrup Carlsen, Karin C.; Melén, Erik; Nadif, Rachel; Pin, Isabelle; Skrindo, Ingebjorg; Vrtala, Susanne; Wickman, Magnus; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Valenta, Rudolf; Bousquet, Jean (Elsevier, 2017)
    Background: The nature of allergens and route and dose of exposure may affect the natural development of IgE and IgG responses. Objective: We sought to investigate the natural IgE and IgG responses toward a large panel of ...

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