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  • Aterido, Adrià; Cañete Crespillo, Juan de Dios; Tornero, Jesús; Blanco, Francisco; Fernández-Gutiérrez, Benjamín; Pérez-García, Carolina; Alperiz, Mercedes; Olivé, Alex; Corominas, Héctor; Martínez-Taboada, Víctor; González-Alvaro, Isidoro; Fernández-Nebro, Antonio; Erra, Alba; López Lasanta, María; López Corbeto, Mireia; Palau, Núria; Marsal, Sara; Julià, Antonio (Frontiers, 2019)
    Background: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most frequent autoimmune disease involving the joints. Although anti-TNF therapies have proven effective in the management of RA, approximately one third of patients do not show ...
  • Eeftens, Marloes; Struchen, Benjamin; Birks, Laura Ellen, 1983-; Cardis, Elisabeth; Estarlich, Marisa; Fernandez, Mariana F.; Gajšek, Peter; Gallastegi, Mara; Huss, Anke; Kheifets, Leeka; Meder, Inger Kristine; Olsen, Jørn; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Trček, Tomaž; Valič, Blaž; Vermeulen, Roel; Vrijheid, Martine; van Wel, Luuk; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Röösli, Martin (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) from mobile communication technologies is changing rapidly. To characterize sources and associated variability, we studied the differences and correlations ...
  • Haug, Line Småstuen; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Maitre, Léa; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; de Bont, Jeroen; González, Juan Ramón; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Urquiza, José M.; Vrijheid, Martine; Thomsen, Cathrine (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Harmonized data describing simultaneous exposure to a large number of environmental contaminants in-utero and during childhood is currently very limited. Objectives: To characterize concentrations of a large ...
  • Zijlema, Wilma; Avila Palencia, Ione; Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Gidlow, Christopher J.; Maas, Jolanda; Kruize, Hanneke; Andrušaitytė, Sandra; Grazuleviciene, Regina; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Commuting routes with natural features could promote walking or cycling for commuting. Commuting through natural environments (NE) could have mental health benefits as exposure to NE can reduce stress and improve ...
  • 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 ...
  • Barreiro Portela, Esther; Wang, Xuejie; Tang, Jun (Informa Healthcare, 2019)
    Introduction: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Preclinical models of COPD have recently been developed. In those models, COPD/emphysema has been commonly ...
  • 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 ...
  • Santos, Susana; Vrijheid, Martine; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V. (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Background: Gestational weight gain differs according to pre-pregnancy body mass index and is related to the risks of adverse maternal and child health outcomes. Gestational weight gain charts for women in different ...
  • 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 ...
  • Peralta, Gabriela P.; Fuertes, Elaine; Granell, Raquel; Mahmoud, Osama; Roda, Célina; Serra Pons, Ignasi; Jarvis, Deborah; Henderson, John; García Aymerich, Judith (American Thoracic Society, 2019)
    Rationale: Body composition changes throughout life may explain the inconsistent associations reported between body mass index and lung function in children. Objectives: To assess the associations of body weight and ...
  • Soler-Font, Mercè; Ramada Rodilla, José María, 1961-; van Zon, Sander K.R.; Almansa, Josué; Bültmann, Ute; Serra, Consol (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019)
    Background: Nurses and nursing aides are at high risk of developing musculoskeletal pain (MSP). This study aimed to evaluate a multifaceted intervention to prevent and manage MSP in two hospitals. Material and methods: We ...
  • Huerga Encabo, Hector, 1989-; Traveset, Laia; Argilaguet Marqués, Jordi, 1977-; Angulo, Ana; Nistal-Villán, Estanislao; Jaiswal, Rahul; Escalante, Carlos R.; Gekas, Christos; Meyerhans, Andreas; Aramburu, José (Aramburu Beltrán); López Rodríguez, M. Cristina (Rockefeller University Press, 2020)
    Type I interferon (IFN-I) provides effective antiviral immunity but can exacerbate harmful inflammatory reactions and cause hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) exhaustion; therefore, IFN-I expression must be tightly controlled. ...
  • Vilaró, Marta; Cortés, Jordi; Selva-O'Callaghan, Albert; Urrutia, Agustín; Ribera, Josep Maria; Cardellach, Francesc; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Elmore, Matthew; Vilardell, Miquel; Altman, Douglas; González, José-Antonio; Cobo Valeri, Erik (BioMed Central, 2019)
    Background: From 2005 to 2010, we conducted 2 randomized studies on a journal (Medicina Clínica), where we took manuscripts received for publication and randomly assigned them to either the standard editorial process or ...
  • Joas, Anke; Schöpel, Miriam; David, Madlen; Casas, Maribel; Koppen, Gudrun; Esteban, Marta; Knudsen, Lisbeth E.; Vrijheid, Martine; Schoeters, Greet; Castaño Calvo, Argelia; Schwedler, Gerda; Kolossa-Gehring, Marike; Joas, Reinhard (BioMed Central, 2019)
    Background: To date Health information (HI) in the European Union does not comprise indicators or other information related to impacts of hazardous chemicals in consumer products, food, drinking water or air on the health ...
  • Tsarna, Ermioni; Reedijk, Marije; Birks, Laura Ellen, 1983-; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Ballester Díez, Ferran; Ha, Mina; Jiménez-Zabala, Ana; Kheifets, Leeka; Lertxundi, Aitana; Lim, Hyung-Ryul; Olsen, Jørn; González-Safont, Llúcia; Sudan, Madhuri; Cardis, Elisabeth; Vrijheid, Martine; Vrijkotte, Tanja; Huss, Anke; Vermeulen, Roel (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    Results from studies evaluating potential effects of prenatal exposure to radio-frequency electromagnetic fields from cell phones on birth outcomes have been inconsistent. Using data on 55,507 pregnant women and their ...
  • Laveneziana, Pierantonio; Barreiro Portela, Esther; Gea Guiral, Joaquim; Verges, Samuel (European Respiratory Society, 2019)
    Assessing respiratory mechanics and muscle function is critical for both clinical practice and research purposes. Several methodological developments over the past two decades have enhanced our understanding of respiratory ...
  • Schmidt, Joshua M.; de Manuel, Marc; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Castellano Hereza, Sergi; Andrés Morán, Aida, 1976- (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019)
    Chimpanzees, humans' closest relatives, are in danger of extinction. Aside from direct human impacts such as hunting and habitat destruction, a key threat is transmissible disease. As humans continue to encroach upon their ...
  • Steward, Charles A.; Uszczynska-Ratajczak, Barbara; Guigó Serra, Roderic; Frankish, Adam (Nature Research, 2019)
    The developmental and epileptic encephalopathies (DEE) are a group of rare, severe neurodevelopmental disorders, where even the most thorough sequencing studies leave 60-65% of patients without a molecular diagnosis. Here, ...
  • Aguiar, Luísa; Biosca, Arnau; Lantero, Elena; Gut, Jiri; Vale, Nuno; Rosenthal, Philip J.; Nogueira, Fátima; Andreu Martínez, David; Fernàndez Busquets, Xavier; Gomes, Paula (MDPI, 2019)
    Recently, we disclosed primaquine cell penetrating peptide conjugates that were more potent than parent primaquine against liver stage Plasmodium parasites and non-toxic to hepatocytes. The same strategy was now applied ...
  • Aguadé-Gorgorió, Guim; Solé Vicente, Ricard, 1962- (BioMed Central, 2019)
    Background: Genetic instability is known to relate with carcinogenesis by providing tumors with a mechanism for fast adaptation. However, mounting evidence also indicates causal relation between genetic instability and ...

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