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  • Puig Barrachina, Vanessa; Malmusi, Davide, 1980-; Artazcoz Lazcano, Lucía, 1963-; Bartoll, Xavier; Clotet, Eva; Cortès-Franch, Imma; Ventura, Lorena; Daban, Ferran; Díez, Elia; Borrell i Thió, Carme (BioMed Central, 2020)
    Background: The "Employment in the neighbourhoods" program is an innovative, tailor-made Active Labour Market Program that has been implemented in 12 neighbourhoods in Barcelona (Spain). Its goal is to get people from ...
  • Ingole, Vijendra; Marí Dell'Olmo, Marc, 1978-; Deluca, Anna; Quijal, Marcos; Borrell i Thió, Carme; Rodríguez Sanz, Maica, 1974-; Achebak, Hicham; Lauwaet, Dirk; Gilabert, Joan; Murage, Peninah; Hajat, Shakoor; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Ballester, Joan (MDPI, 2020)
    Numerous studies have demonstrated the relationship between summer temperatures and increased heat-related deaths. Epidemiological analyses of the health effects of climate exposures usually rely on observations from the ...
  • Rydland, Håvard T.; Fjær, Erlend L.; Eikemo, Terje A.; Huijts, Tim; Bambra, Clare; Wendt, Claus; Kulhánová, Ivana; Martikainen, Pekka; Dibben, Chris; Kalėdienė, Ramunė; Borrell i Thió, Carme; Leinsalu, Mall; Bopp, Matthias; Mackenbach, Johan P. (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2020)
    Background: Educational inequalities in health and mortality in European countries have often been studied in the context of welfare regimes or political systems. We argue that the healthcare system is the national level ...
  • Palència Fernàndez, Laia; Gotsens Miquel, Mercè, 1983-; Marí Dell'Olmo, Marc, 1978-; Bosakova, Lucia; Burström, Bo; Costa, Claudia; Deboosere, Patrick; Dzúrová, Dagmar; Lustigova, Michala; Morrison Esteve, Joana, 1977-; Santana, Paula; Borrell i Thió, Carme (Elsevier, 2020)
    Objective: To analyse socioeconomic inequalities in all-cause mortality among men and women in nine European urban areas during the recent economic crisis, and to compare the results to those from two periods before the ...
  • Carrere, Juli; Reyes, Alexia; Oliveras, Laura; Fernández, Anna; Peralta Chiriboga, Alejandro Andrés, 1985-; Novoa Pardo, Ana María; Pérez, Katherine; Borrell i Thió, Carme (BioMed Central, 2020)
    Background: Housing is a social determinant of health. Extensive research has highlighted its adverse effects on health. However, less is known about the effects of cohousing typology on health, which has the potential to ...
  • Oliveras, Laura; Artazcoz Lazcano, Lucía, 1963-; Borrell i Thió, Carme; Palència Fernàndez, Laia; López, Maria José; Gotsens Miquel, Mercè, 1983-; Peralta Chiriboga, Alejandro Andrés, 1985-; Marí Dell'Olmo, Marc, 1978- (Elsevier, 2020)
    Energy poverty (EP) is defined as the inability of a household to secure a socially and materially required level of energy services in the home. The main objective of this study was to analyse the association between EP ...
  • Rocha, Kátia B.; Rodríguez Sanz, Maica, 1974-; Berra Ramos, Silvina del Valle; Borrell i Thió, Carme; Pasarín i Rua, M. Isabel (Elsevier, 2021)
    Objetivo: Evaluar las características métricas del índice Primary Care Assessment Tool de 10 ítems, para adultos (PCAT-A10), versión en castellano y catalán, reducida del original Primary Care Assessment Tool-Adult Edition ...
  • Reyes, Alexia; Vásquez-Vera, Hugo, 1982-; Novoa Pardo, Ana María; González Marín, Patricia; Puig Barrachina, Vanessa; Borrell i Thió, Carme (Elsevier, 2021)
    Objetivo: Analizar los efectos de la inseguridad residencial sobre la salud y si estos son modificados por la situación laboral en personas participantes en el programa Treball als Barris, en Barcelona, entre 2015 y 2016. ...
  • Tian, Tian V.; Di Stefano, Bruno, 1984-; Stik, Grégoire; Vila-Casadesús, Maria; Sardina, Jose Luis; Vidal Ocabo, Enrique; Dasti, Alessandro, 1988-; Segura-Morales, Carolina; de Andrés-Aguayo, Luisa; Gómez, Antonio; Goldmann, Johanna; Jaenisch, Rudolf; Graf, T. (Thomas) (Nature Research, 2019)
    How pluripotent stem cells differentiate into the main germ layers is a key question of developmental biology. Here, we show that the chromatin-related factor Whsc1 (also known as Nsd2 and MMSET) has a dual role in ...
  • Yu, Jingru; Ploner, Alexander; Kordes, Maximilian; Löhr, J. Matthias; Nilsson, Magnus; López De Maturana, Evangelina; Estudillo, Lidia; Renz, Harald; Carrato, Alfredo; Molero, Xavier; Real, Francisco X.; Malats i Riera, Núria; Ye, Weimin (Wiley, 2021)
    Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) has a poor prognosis, mainly due to late diagnosis at advanced tumor stages. In this study, we aimed to identify plasma protein biomarkers for early detection of PDAC. Totally, 135 ...
  • Metcalfe, Jenni; Riedlinger, Michelle; Bauer, Martin W.; Chakraborty, Anwesha; Gascoigne, Toss; Guenther, Lars; Joubert, Marina; Kaseje, Margaret; Herrera Lima, Susana; Revuelta, Gema; Riise, Jan; Schiele, Bernard (SISSA Medialab, 2020)
    Twelve researchers from 11 countries used autoethnographic techniques, keeping diaries over 10 weeks of the COVID-19 crisis, to observe and reflect on changes in the role and cultural authority of science during important ...
  • Bousquet, Jean; Torre Fornell, Rafael de la; Pizarro Lozano, Mª Nieves; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria (Elsevier, 2020)
    COVID-19 is described in a clinical case involving a patient who proposed the hypothesis that Nuclear factor (erythroid-derived 2)-like 2 (Nrf2)-interacting nutrients may help to prevent severe COVID-19 symptoms. Capsules ...
  • Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Vilagut Saiz, Gemma, 1975-; Mortier, Philippe; Ferrer, Montserrat; Alayo, Itxaso; Sanz, Ferran; Serra, Consol; MINDCOVID Working group (Elsevier, 2020)
    Introduction: Healthcare workers are vulnerable to adverse mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. We assessed prevalence of mental disorders and associated factors during the first wave of the pandemic among ...
  • Pérez-Lluch, Sílvia; Klein, Cecilia C.; Breschi, Alessandra, 1988-; Ruiz-Romero, Marina; Abad, Amaya; Palumbo, Emilio; Bekish, Lyazzat; Arnan Ros, Carme; Guigó Serra, Roderic (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2020)
    Natural Antisense Transcripts (NATs) are long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) that overlap coding genes in the opposite strand. NATs roles have been related to gene regulation through different mechanisms, including post-transcriptional ...
  • Frankish, Adam; Lagarde, Julien; Carbonell Sala, Silvia; Guigó Serra, Roderic; Flicek, Paul (Oxford University Press, 2021)
    The GENCODE project annotates human and mouse genes and transcripts supported by experimental data with high accuracy, providing a foundational resource that supports genome biology and clinical genomics. GENCODE annotation ...
  • Blevins, William Robert, 1987-; Ruiz Orera, Jorge, 1988-; Messeguer, Xavier; Blasco Moreno, Bernat, 1986-; Villanueva Cañas, José Luis, 1984-; Espinar, Lorena; Díez Antón, Juana, 1962-; Carey, Lucas, 1980-; Albà Soler, Mar (Nature Research, 2021)
    De novo gene origination has been recently established as an important mechanism for the formation of new genes. In organisms with a large genome, intergenic and intronic regions provide plenty of raw material for new ...
  • Aguiar, Luísa; Pinheiro, Marina; Neves, Ana Rute; Vale, Nuno; Defaus, Sira; Andreu Martínez, David; Reis, Salette; Gomes, Paula (MDPI, 2021)
    Conjugation of TP10, a cell-penetrating peptide with intrinsic antimalarial activity, to the well-known antimalarial drugs chloroquine and primaquine has been previously shown to enhance the peptide's action against, ...
  • Kogevinas, Manolis; Schlünssen, Vivi; Mehlum, Ingrid Sivesind; Turner, Michelle C. (Oxford University Press, 2020)
    In a recent count of cohort studies in Europe capturing information on occupation and/or occupational exposures, we estimated that there are more than 60 major studies with some type of occupational information that enrolled ...
  • Badia Villanueva, Miriam; Defaus, Sira; Foj, Ruben; Andreu Martínez, David; Oliva Miguel, Baldomero; Sierra, Angels; Fernández Fuentes, Narcís (MDPI, 2021)
    The tumour necrosis factor-like weak inducer of apoptosis (TWEAK) is a member of the tumour necrosis factor ligand family and has been shown to be overexpressed in tumoral cells together with the fibroblast growth ...

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