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  • 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. ...
  • Castelló, Adela; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; O'Callaghan Gordo, Cristina; Kogevinas, Manolis; García-Pérez, Javier (Elsevier, 2020)
    Background: Self-reported data about environmental exposures can lead to measurement error. Objectives: To validate the self-reported perception of proximity to industrial facilities. Methods: MCC-Spain is a population-based ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hernandez, Gimena; Garin Boronat, Olatz, 1979-; Pardo, Yolanda; Vilagut Saiz, Gemma, 1975-; Pont Acuña, Àngels; Suárez, Mónica; Neira, Montse; Rajmil Rajmil, Luis Alberto; Gorostiza, Inigo; Ramallo-Fariña, Yolanda; Cabasés, Juan; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Ferrer Forés, Maria Montserrat (Springer, 2018)
    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: The EuroQol 5 dimensions 5 levels (EQ-5D-5L) is the new version of EQ-5D, developed to improve its discriminatory capacity. This study aims to evaluate the construct validity of the Spanish version ...
  • 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 ...
  • Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Manzano Salgado, Cyntia Beatriz, 1987-; de Bont, Jeroen; Donaire González, David; Gonzalez, Juan Ramon; Gracia Lavedan, Esther; Pañella, Pau; Robinson, Oliver; Urquiza, José M.; Vrijheid, Martine (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Exposome studies are challenged by exposure misclassification for non-persistent chemicals, whose temporal variability contributes to bias in dose-response functions. Objectives: We evaluated the variability ...
  • Liu, Xueping; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Vrijheid, Martine; Feenstra, Bjarke (Nature Research, 2019)
    The duration of pregnancy is influenced by fetal and maternal genetic and non-genetic factors. Here we report a fetal genome-wide association meta-analysis of gestational duration, and early preterm, preterm, and postterm ...
  • Uphoff, Eleonora P.; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Wright, John (European Respiratory Society, 2017)
    While there is evidence for variations in prevalence rates of childhood wheeze and asthma between countries, longitudinal, individual-level data are needed to understand these differences. The aim of this study was to ...
  • Wanami, Luke S.; Chen, Hsin-Ying; Peir, Sandóra; García de Herreros, Antonio; Bachelder, Robin E. (Elsevier, 2008)
    The E-cadherin transcriptional repressor Snail is a prognostic marker for metastatic breast carcinoma, as well as a critical determinant of tumor growth and recurrence. We define a non-angiogenic, autocrine function for ...
  • Dall'Olio, Giovanni Marco, 1983-; Vahdati, Ali R.; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Wagner, Andreas; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968- (Oxford University Press, 2015)
    SUMMARY: A wealth of large-scale genome sequencing projects opens the doors to new approaches to study the relationship between genotype and phenotype. One such opportunity is the possibility to apply genotype networks ...
  • Peñuelas, Oscar; Keough, Elena; López-Rodríguez, Lucía; Carriedo, Demetrio; Gonçalves, Gesly; Barreiro Portela, Esther; Lorente, José Ángel (Elsevier, 2019)
    Mechanical ventilation [MV] is a life-saving technique delivered to critically ill patients incapable of adequately ventilating and/or oxygenating due to respiratory or other disease processes. This necessarily invasive ...
  • Caldentey, Clara; Tirado Muñoz, Judit; Ferrer, Tessie; Fonseca Casals, Francina, 1972-; Rossi, Paola; Mestre-Pintó, Juan Ignacio; Torrens, Marta (Sociedad Científica Española de Estudios sobre el Alcohol, el Alcoholismo y las otras Toxicomanías, 2017)
    La violencia de género (VG) es un problema de salud pública a escala mundial. Existen determinados factores asociados a un aumento de la prevalencia, como el consumo de sustancias. Se realizó un estudio transversal con el ...

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