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  • Erb, Ionas; González-Vallinas Rostes, Juan, 1983-; Bussotti, Giovanni, 1983-; Blanco, Enrique; Eyras Jiménez, Eduardo; Notredame, Cedric (Oxford University Press, 2012)
    We address the challenge of regulatory sequence alignment with a new method, Pro-Coffee, a multiple aligner specifically designed for homologous promoter regions. Pro-Coffee uses a dinucleotide substitution matrix estimated ...
  • Dierssen Sotos, Trinidad; Servitja Tormo, Sonia; Gracia Lavedan, Esther; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Kogevinas, Manolis; Llorca, Javier (BioMed Central, 2016)
    Background: The relationship between non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) consumption and breast cancer has been repeatedly studied, although the results remain controversial. Most case-control studies reported ...
  • Maldonado, Rafael, 1961-; Baños i Díez, Josep Eladi; Cabañero Ferri, David (Wiley, 2017)
    Several lines of knockout mice deficient in the genes encoding each component of the endogenous opioid system have been used for decades to clarify the specific role of the different opioid receptors and peptide precursors ...
  • Guigó Serra, Roderic; Myers, Richard M.; Good, Peter J (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2011)
    The mission of the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) Project is to enable the scientific and medical communities to interpret the human genome sequence and apply it to understand human biology and improve health. The ...
  • Mayer, Miguel Ángel, 1960-; Gutiérrez Sacristán, Alba; Leis Machin, Angela; De La Peña, Santiago; Sanz, Ferran; Furlong, Laura I., 1971- (IOS Press, 2017)
    Comorbid diseases are an important concern in oncology since they can affect the choice and effectiveness of treatment. What is particularly relevant is the fact that the diagnosis of depression in cancer patients has an ...
  • Baños i Díez, Josep Eladi; Bosch Llonch, Fèlix (Elsevier, 2015)
    Feature films can be powerful teaching tools. However, to ensure successful results, teachers should bear several principles in mind. In this review, we recommend some principles for using films in medical education. We ...
  • Domènech, Alba; Ayté del Olmo, José; Antunes, Fernando; Hidalgo Hernando, Elena (BioMed Central, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is generated as a by-product of metabolic reactions during oxygen use by aerobic organisms, and can be toxic or participate in signaling processes. Cells, therefore, need to be able to ...
  • Sánchez Niubò, Albert; Forero, Carlos G.; Benavides, Fernando G. (Fernando García) (Sociedad Catalana de Salut Laboral y la Asociación de Medicina del Trabajo de la Comunidad Valenciana, 2016)
    Pese a que un objetivo de la epidemiología es la identificación de relaciones de causalidad entre un factor de riesgo y un problema de salud, la metodología de investigación de esta disciplina sacrifica a menudo la validez ...
  • Garin Boronat, Olatz, 1979-; Galante, Mariana; García Altés, Anna; Sicuri, Elisa; Cots Reguant, Francesc; Nebot, Manel; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; Domínguez García, Àngela; Alonso Caballero, Jordi (Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, 2011)
    Las epidemias de gripe son causa de morbi-mortalidad y tienen un gran impacto socio-económico. Ocasionalmente, los brotes de gripe generan pandemias. La última originada por el virus de la Gripe (H1N1)2009. Teniendo en ...
  • Dierssen Sotos, Trinidad; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Vinyals, G.C.; Kogevinas, Manolis; Llorca, Javier (Nature Research, 2018)
    A breast-risk score, published in 2016, was developed in white-American women using 92 genetic variants (GRS92), modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors. With the aim of validating the score in the Spanish population, ...
  • Aguado, Cristina; Gayà Vidal, Magdalena; Villatoro, Sergi; Oliva, Meritxell; Izquierdo, David; Giner Delgado, Carla; Montalvo, Víctor; García González, Judit; Martínez Fundichely, Alexander, 1978-; Capilla, Laia; Ruiz Herrera, Aurora; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Puig, Marta; Cáceres Aguilar, Mario (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2014)
    In recent years different types of structural variants (SVs) have been discovered in the human genome and their functional impact has become increasingly clear. Inversions, however, are poorly characterized and more difficult ...
  • Rebollo, Pablo; Castejón, Ignacio; Cuervo, Jesús; Villa, Guillermo; García-Cueto, Eduardo; Díaz-Cuervo, Helena; Zardain, Pilar C.; Muñiz, José; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Spanish CAT-Health Research Group (BioMed Central, 2010)
    Background: Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) is a relevant variable in the evaluation of health outcomes. Questionnaires based on Classical Test Theory typically require a large number of items to evaluate HRQoL. ...
  • Garin Boronat, Olatz, 1979-; Ayuso Mateos, José Luis; Almansa, Josué; Nieto, Marta; Chatterji, Somnath; Vilagut Saiz, Gemma, 1975-; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Cieza, Alarcos; Svetskova, Olga; Burger, Helena; Racca, Vittorio; Francescutti, Carlo; Vieta, Eduard; Kostanjsek, Nenad; Raggi, Alberto; Leonardi, Matilde; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat; MHADIE consortium (BioMed Central, 2010)
    Background: The WHODAS-2 is a disability assessment instrument based on the conceptual framework of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF). It provides a global measure of disability ...
  • Freitas, Noélle de Oliveira; García Forero, Carlos; Caltran, Marina Paes; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Dantas, Rosana A. Spadoti; Piccolo, Mónica Sarto; Farina, Jayme Adriano; Lawrence, John W.; Rossi, Lidia A. (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018)
    Currently, there is no questionnaire to assess perceived stigmatization among people with visible differences in Brazil. The Perceived Stigmatization Questionnaire (PSQ), developed in the United States, is a valid instrument ...
  • Molina Ferragut, Luis; Sarmiento, Manuel; Peñafiel Muñoz, Judith; Donaire González, David; García Aymerich, Judith; Gómez Pérez, Miguel Angel; Ble, Mireia; Ruiz Bustillo, Sonia; Frances, Albert; Schröder, Helmut, 1958-; Marrugat de la Iglesia, Jaume; Elosua Llanos, Roberto (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017)
    OBJECTIVE: To develop and validate a short questionnaire to estimate physical activity (PA) practice and sedentary behavior for the adult population. METHODS: The short questionnaire was developed using data from a ...
  • Arbillaga Etxarri, Ane, 1986-; Torrent-Pallicer, Jaume; Gimeno Santos, Elena, 1980-; Barberan-Garcia, Anael; Delgado Llobet, Anna; Balcells Vilarnau, Eva, 1967-; Rodríguez, Diego; Vilaró Casamitjana, Jordi; Vall-Casas, Pere; Irurtia, Alfredo; Rodriguez, Robert, 1968-; García Aymerich, Judith; Urban Training™Study Group (Public Library of Science, 2016)
    PURPOSE: Accessible interventions to train patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are needed. We designed urban trails of different intensities (low, moderate and high) in different types of public ...
  • Gimeno Santos, Elena, 1980-; Frei, Anja; Dobbels, Fabienne; Rüdell, Katja; Puhan, Milo A.; García Aymerich, Judith; PROactive consortium (BioMed Central, 2011)
    Background: Guidance documents for the development and validation of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) advise the use of conceptual frameworks, which outline the structure of the concept that a PRO aims to measure. It is ...
  • Martínez-Sánchez, Jose M.; González-Marrón, Adrián; Martín-Sánchez, Juan Carlos; Sureda, Xisca; Fu, Marcela; Pérez-Ortuño, Raúl; Lidón-Moyano, Cristina; Galán, Iñaki; Pascual Esteban, José A.; Fernández, Esteve (Elsevier, 2017)
    The objective of this study was to assess the validity of two questions about the perception of intensity of exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) at home using as a reference environmental markers (airborne nicotine and ...
  • Cáceres, Diana Isabel; Messaggi-Sartor, Monique, 1984-; Rodríguez, Diego; Escalada, Ferran; Gea Guiral, Joaquim; Orozco Levi, Mauricio; Marco Peñas, Ester (Grupo Aula Médica, 2014)
    Introducción: La bioimpedanciometría eléctrica (BIA) constituye una de las principales herramientas para evaluar la composición corporal. Aunque se recomienda la realización de la BIA en condiciones de ayuno y 60 minutos ...
  • Solé Vicente, Ricard, 1962-; Sardanyés i Cayuela, Josep; Simó, Carles; Martínez, Regina; Elena, Santiago F. (Nature Publishing Group, 2014)
    The distribution of mutational fitness effects (DMFE) is crucial to the evolutionary fate of quasispecies. In this article we analyze the effect of the DMFE on the dynamics of a large quasispecies by means of a phenotypic ...

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