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  • O'Callaghan Gordo, Cristina; Flores, Juan A.; Lizárraga, Pilar; Okamoto, Tami; Papoulias, Diana M.; Barclay, Federica; Orta-Martínez, Martí; Kogevinas, Manolis; Astete, John (Elsevier, 2018)
    Most oil extraction areas in the Peruvian Amazon are within indigenous territories. Poor environmental practices have exposed the indigenous population to metals. We conducted a survey in two indigenous Kukama communities ...
  • Mueller, Natalie, 1988-; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Salmon, Maëlle; Martínez, David; Ambros, Albert; Brand, Christian; De Nazelle, Audrey; Dons, Evi; Gaupp-Berghausen, Mailin; Gerike, Regine; Götschi, Thomas; Iacorossi, Francesco; Int Panis, Luc; Kahlmeier, Sonja; Raser, Elisabeth; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; PASTA consortium (Elsevier, 2018)
    We conducted a health impact assessment (HIA) of cycling network expansions in seven European cities. We modeled the association between cycling network length and cycling mode share and estimated health impacts of the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Olesti Muñoz, Eulàlia, 1991-; De Toma, Ilario; Ramaekers, Johannes G.; Brunt, Tibor M.; Carbó Banús, Marcel·lí; Fernández-Avilés, Cristina; Robledo, Patricia, 1958-; Farré Albaladejo, Magí; Dierssen, Mara; Pozo Mendoza, Óscar J.; Torre Fornell, Rafael de la (SAGE Publications, 2019)
    BACKGROUND: The unprecedented proliferation of new psychoactive substances (NPS) threatens public health and challenges drug policy. Information on NPS pharmacology and toxicity is, in most cases, unavailable or very limited ...
  • Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Lubczynska, Malgorzata Joanna; Muetzel, Ryan L.; Dalmau Bueno, Albert; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V.; Hoek, Gerard; van der Lugt, Aad; Verhulst, Frank C.; White, Tonya; Brunekreef, Bert; Tiemeier, Henning; El Marroun, Hanan (Society of Biological Psychiatry, 2018)
    Background: Air pollution exposure during fetal life has been related to impaired child neurodevelopment, but it is unclear if brain structural alterations underlie this association. The authors assessed whether air pollution ...
  • Guerra, Stefano; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Lavi, Iris; Benet, Marta; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Dobaño, Carlota; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Tischer, Christina; Vrijheid, Martine; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Koppelman, Gerard H. (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Circulating levels of the chitinase-like protein YKL-40 are influenced by genetic variation in its encoding gene (chitinase 3–like 1 [CHI3L1]) and are increased in patients with several diseases, including ...
  • Ramon, Maria Antonia; Ter Riet, Gerben; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Gimeno Santos, Elena, 1980-; Agustí, Alvar; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Donaire González, David; Ferrer, Jaume; Rodríguez, Esther; Rodríguez Roisin, Robert; Puhan, Milo A.; García Aymerich, Judith (European Respiratory Society, 2018)
    The vicious circle of dyspnoea-inactivity has been proposed, but never validated empirically, to explain the clinical course of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We aimed to develop and validate externally a ...
  • Reese, Sarah E.; Ruiz Arenas, Carlos, 1990-; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; London, Stephanie J. (Elsevier, 2019)
    Epigenetic mechanisms, including methylation, can contribute to childhood asthma. Identifying DNA methylation profiles in asthmatic patients can inform disease pathogenesis. OBJECTIVE: We sought to identify differential ...
  • Ferránzez Quirante, Olivia; Casañ, Borja; Grau Cerrato, Santiago; Louro, Javier; Salas Sanchez, Esther; Castells, Xavier; Sala Serra, Maria (Elsevier, 2019)
    OBJECTIVE: To describe drug-related problems identified in hospitalized patients and to assess physicians' acceptance rate of pharmacists' recommendations. METHODS: Retrospective observational study that included all ...
  • Roewenstrunk, Julia Maria, 1981-; Di Vona, Chiara, 1981-; Chen, Jie; Borràs, Eva; Dong, Chao; Arató, Krisztina, 1981-; Sabidó Aguadé, Eduard, 1981-; Huen, Michael S. Y.; Luna Gargantilla, Susana de la (Nature Research, 2019)
    Dysregulation of the DYRK1A protein kinase has been associated with human disease. On the one hand, its overexpression in trisomy 21 has been linked to certain pathological traits of Down syndrome, while on the other, ...
  • Horvath, Attila; Daniel, Bence; Szeles, Lajos; Cuaranta-Monroy, Ixchelt; Czimmerer, Zsolt; Ozgyin, Lilla; Steiner, Laszlo; Kiss, Mate; Simandi, Zoltan; Poliska, Szilard; Giannakis, Nikolas; Raineri, Emanuele; Gut, Ivo Glynne; Nagy, Benedek; Nagy, Laszlo (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    The concept of tissue-specific gene expression posits that lineage-determining transcription factors (LDTFs) determine the open chromatin profile of a cell via collaborative binding, providing molecular beacons to ...
  • Spill, Yannick G.; Castillo Andreo, David; Vidal, Enrique; Marti-Renom, Marc A. (Nature Research, 2019)
    Chromosome conformation capture techniques, such as Hi-C, are fundamental in characterizing genome organization. These methods have revealed several genomic features, such as chromatin loops, whose disruption can have ...
  • Sanchez de Groot, Natalia; Torrent, Marc; Ravarani, Charles N.J.; Trusina, Ala; Ventura, Salvador; Babu, M. Madan (Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2019)
    Phase separation of soluble proteins into insoluble deposits is associated with numerous diseases. However, protein deposits can also function as membrane-less compartments for many cellular processes. What are the fitness ...
  • Zacco, Elsa; Graña-Montes, Ricardo; Martin, Stephen R.; Sanchez de Groot, Natalia; Alfano, Caterina; Tartaglia, Gian Gaetano; Pastore, Annalisa (Elsevier, 2019)
    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal lobar degeneration are incurable motor neuron diseases associated with muscle weakness, paralysis and respiratory failure. Accumulation of TAR DNA-binding protein 43 (TDP-43) ...
  • Demeyer, Heleen; Costilla-Frias, Marcos; Louvaris, Zafeiris; Gimeno Santos, Elena, 1980-; Tabberer, Maggie; Rabinovich, Roberto A.; de Jong, Corina; Polkey, Michael I.; Hopkinson, Nicholas S.; Karlsson, Niklas; Serra, Ignasi; Vogiatzis, Ioannis; Troosters, Thierry; García Aymerich, Judith; PROactive consortium (European Respiratory Society, 2018)
  • Dadvand, Payam; Poursafa, Parinaz; Heshmat, Ramin; Motlagh, Mohammad Esmaeil; Qorbani, Mostafa; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Kelishadi, Roya (Elsevier, 2018)
    A limited but emerging body of evidence is suggestive for a beneficial association between contact with green spaces and glucose homeostasis in adults; however, such an evidence for children is scarce. We evaluated the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Stervbo, Ulrik; Nienen, Mikalai; Weist, Benjamin J. D.; Kuchenbecker, Leon; Hecht, Jochen; Wehler, Patrizia; Westhoff, Timm H.; Reinke, Petra; Babel, Nina (Frontiers Media, 2019)
    Reactivation of the BK polyomavirus is known to lead to severe complications in kidney transplant patients. The current treatment strategy relies on decreasing the immunosuppression to allow the immune system to clear the ...
  • Mixão, Verónica; Perez Hansen, Antonio; Saus Martínez, Ester; Boekhout, Teun; Lass-Florl, Cornelia; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973- (Frontiers Media, 2019)
    Fungal infections such as those caused by Candida species are increasingly common complications in immunocompromised patients. The list of causative agents of candidiasis is growing and comprises a set of emerging species ...
  • Janssens, Georges E.; Lin, Xin-Xuan; Millán Ariño, Lluís, 1984-; Kavšek, Alan; Sen, Ilke; Seinstra, Renée I.; Stroustrup, Nicholas; Nollen, Ellen A. A.; Riedel, Christian G. (Elsevier, 2019)
    Aging strongly influences human morbidity and mortality. Thus, aging-preventive compounds could greatly improve our health and lifespan. Here we screened for such compounds, known as geroprotectors, employing the power of ...

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