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  • de Dios, Toni; van Dorp, Lucy; Gelabert Xirinachs, Pere, 1991-; Carøe, Christian; Sandoval Velasco, Marcela; Fregel, Rosa; Escosa, Raül; Aranda, Carles; Huijben, Silvie; Balloux, François; Gilbert, M Thomas; Lalueza Fox, Carles, 1965- (UNLISTED PUBLISHER, 2019)
    Malaria was present in most of Europe until the second half of the 20th century, when it was eradicated through a combination of increased surveillance and mosquito control strategies, together with cross-border and political ...
  • Mayer, Miguel Ángel, 1960-; Rodríguez Blanco, Octavi; Torrejon, Antonio (JMIR Publications Inc., 2019)
    Background: In the last few years, the number of mobile apps for health professionals has increased exponentially. Nevertheless, there is a lack of knowledge about the professional use, training requirements, and quality ...
  • Dumas, Orianne; Varraso, Raphaëlle; Boggs, Krislyn M.; Quinot, Catherine; Zock, Jan-Paul; Henneberger, Paul K.; Speizer, Frank E.; Le Moual, Nicole; Camargo, Carlos A. (American Medical Association, 2019)
    Importance: Exposure to disinfectants in health care workers has been associated with respiratory health outcomes, including asthma. Despite the biological plausibility of an association between disinfectants (irritant ...
  • Plans, Elena; Gullón, Pedro; Cebrecos, Alba; Fontán, Mario; Díez, Julia; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Franco, Manuel (MDPI, 2019)
    The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship between the density of green spaces at different buffer sizes (300, 500, 1000 and 1500 m) and cardiovascular risk factors (obesity, hypertension, high cholesterol, and ...
  • Cortès-Franch, Imma; Puig Barrachina, Vanessa; Vargas Leguás, Hernán; Arcas, M. Marta; Artazcoz Lazcano, Lucía, 1963- (MDPI, 2019)
    The growth of poor jobs related to economic crisis adds to its increase since the mid-1970s as a result of new forms of flexible employment. In Europe, there is no clear evidence on whether working in a poor-quality job ...
  • Picón-Pagès, Pol; Garcia Buendia, Joan; Muñoz López, Francisco José, 1964- (Elsevier, 2019)
    Nitric oxide (NO) works as a retrograde neurotransmitter in synapses, allows the brain blood flow and also has important roles in intracellular signaling in neurons from the regulation of the neuronal metabolic status to ...
  • Boronat Rigol, Anna, 1990-; Soldevila-Domenech, Natalia; Rodríguez-Morató, Jose, 1987-; Martínez-Huélamo, Miriam; Lamuela-Raventós, Rosa M.; Torre Fornell, Rafael de la (MDPI, 2020)
    Beer is a fermented beverage with beneficial phenolic compounds and is widely consumed worldwide. The current study aimed to describe the content of three families of phenolic compounds with relevant biological activities: ...
  • Boronat Rigol, Anna, 1990-; Mateus Rodriguez, Julian Andrés; Soldevila-Domenech, Natalia; Guerra Albà, Mercè; Rodríguez-Morató, Jose, 1987-; Varon, Carlota; Muñoz, Daniel; Barbosa, Francina; Morales, Juan Carlos; Gaedigk, Andreas; Langohr, Klaus; Covas Planells, Maria Isabel; Pérez Mañá, Clara; Fitó Colomer, Montserrat; Tyndale, Rachel F.; Torre Fornell, Rafael de la (Elsevier, 2019)
    Here we present new and original data on the endogenous conversion of tyrosol (Tyr) into hydroxytyrosol (OHTyr) in humans and its effects on the cardiovascular system. A randomized, crossover, controlled clinical trial was ...
  • Pineda-Moncusí, Marta; Garcia Giralt, Natàlia; Díez Pérez, Adolfo; Tusquets Trias de Bes, Ignacio; Servitja Tormo, Sonia; Albanell Mestres, Joan; Prieto-Alhambra, Daniel; Nogués Solan, Francesc Xavier (SAGE Publications, 2020)
    Background: Tamoxifen (TAM) and aromatase inhibitor (AI) therapies have been associated with increased risk of thromboembolic and cardiovascular events, respectively, in addition to other side effects. This study analysed ...
  • Marcet Houben, Marina; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973- (Nature Research, 2019)
    Gene clusters comprise genomically co-localized and potentially co-regulated genes that tend to be conserved across species. In eukaryotes, multiple examples of metabolic gene clusters are known, particularly among fungi ...
  • Vidal Alaball, Josep; Franch Parella, Jordi; López Seguí, Francesc; Garcia Cuyàs, Francesc; Mendioroz Peña, Jacobo (MDPI, 2019)
    This retrospective study evaluates the effect of a telemedicine program developed in the central Catalan region in lowering the environmental footprint by reducing the emission of atmospheric pollutants, thanks to a reduction ...
  • Dumas, Orianne; Le Moual, Nicole; Lowe, Adrian J.; Lodge, Caroline J.; Zock, Jan-Paul; Kromhout, Hans; Erbas, Bircan; Perret, Jennifer L.; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Benke, Geza; Abramson, Michael J. (MDPI, 2019)
    We aimed to determine whether history of asthma/allergies in childhood was associated with avoidance of jobs with exposure to asthmagens in early adulthood. The Melbourne Atopic Cohort Study recruited 620 children at high ...
  • Agudelo Suárez, Andrés A; Vivares Builes, Annie M.; Muñoz Pino, Natalia; Martínez Martínez, José Miguel, 1974-; Reid, Alison; Ronda-Pérez, Elena (MDPI, 2019)
    Quality of life and its relationship to oral health is an important consideration in the determinants of health of vulnerable groups. The aim of this study is to assess oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and its ...
  • Costa, Claudia; Santana, Paula; Dimitroulopoulou, Sani; Burström, Bo; Borrell i Thió, Carme; Schweikart, Jürgen; Dzúrová, Dagmar; Zangarini, Nicolás; Katsouyanni, Klea; Deboseree, Patrick; Freitas, Ângela; Mitsakou, Christina; Samoli, Evangelia; Vardoulakis, Sotiris; Marí Dell'Olmo, Marc, 1978-; Gotsens Miquel, Mercè, 1983-; Lustigova, Michala; Corman, Diana; Costa, Giuseppe (MDPI, 2019)
    The different geographical contexts seen in European metropolitan areas are reflected in the uneven distribution of health risk factors for the population. Accumulating evidence on multiple health determinants point to the ...
  • Brink, Mark; Schäffer, Beat; Vienneau, Danielle; Pieren, Reto; Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; Eze, Ikenna C.; Rudzik, Franziska; Thiesse, Laurie; Cajochen, Christian; Probst-Hensch, Nicole; Röösli, Martin; Wunderli, Jean Marc (MDPI, 2019)
    This survey investigates the cross-sectional association between nighttime road, rail and aircraft noise exposure and the probability to be highly sleep disturbed (%HSD), as measured by self-report in postal and online ...
  • Jeong, Ayoung; Imboden, Medea; Ghantous, Akram; Novoloaca, Alexei; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Kogevinas, Manolis; Schindler, Christian; Lovison, Gianfranco; Herceg, Zdenko; Cuenin, Cyrille; Vermeulen, Roel; Jarvis, Deborah; Amaral, André F.S.; Kronenberg, Florian; Vineis, Paolo; Probst-Hensch, Nicole (MDPI, 2019)
    A high body mass (BMI) index has repeatedly been associated with non-atopic asthma, but the biological mechanism linking obesity to asthma is still poorly understood. We aimed to test the hypothesis that inflammation and/or ...
  • Vásquez-Vera, Hugo, 1982-; Fernández, Ana; Novoa Pardo, Ana María; Delgado, Lucía; Barcala, Joaquín; Macías, Carlos; Borrell i Thió, Carme; Photovoice Working Group of Public Health Agency of Barcelona (BioMed Central, 2019)
    Background: While the negative effects of housing insecurity on health are well known, the mechanisms and mediators of these effects have been less well studied. The aim of this study is to identify perceived mediators ...
  • Rodríguez Sanz, Maica, 1974-; Gotsens Miquel, Mercè, 1983-; Marí Dell'Olmo, Marc, 1978-; Borrell i Thió, Carme (BioMed Central, 2019)
    Background: Nearly 20% of the population in Barcelona is foreign-born and this percentage rises to up to 40% in some neighborhoods. Consequently, migration health patterns may play an important role in trends in socioeconomic ...
  • Talla, Venkat; Soler, Lucile; Kawakami, Takeshi; Dincă, Vlad; Vila, Roger; Friberg, Magne; Wiklund, Christer; Backström, Niclas (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    The relative role of natural selection and genetic drift in evolution is a major topic of debate in evolutionary biology. Most knowledge spring from a small group of organisms and originate from before it was possible to ...
  • Ruiz Reche, Angel; Srivastava, Akanksha; Indi, Joel A.; de la Rubia, Ivan; Eyras Jiménez, Eduardo (BioMed Central, 2019)
    We describe ReorientExpress, a method to perform reference-free orientation of transcriptomic long sequencing reads. ReorientExpress uses deep learning to correctly predict the orientation of the majority of reads, and in ...

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