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  • Torres Toda, Maria; Estarlich, Marisa; Ballester Díez, Ferran; de Castro, Montserrat; Fernández-Somoano, Ana; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Iñiguez, Carmen; Lertxundi, Aitana; Subiza-Pérez, Mikel; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Tardón, Adonina; Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; Dadvand, Payam (Elsevier, 2022)
    An accumulating body of evidence has associated exposure to greenspace with improved birth outcomes, including higher birth weight and lower risk of low birth weight; however, evidence on such association with in-utero ...
  • De Saint-Hubert, Marijke; Verbeek, Nico; Bäumer, Christian; Esser, Johannes; Wulff, Jörg; Nabha, Racell; Van Hoey, Olivier; Dabin, Jérémie; Stuckmann, Florian; Vasi, Fabiano; Radonic, Stephan; Boissonnat, Guillaume; Schneider, Uwe; Rodriguez, Miguel; Timmermann, Beate; Thierry-Chef, Isabelle; Brualla, Lorenzo (Frontiers, 2022)
    Proton therapy enables to deliver highly conformed dose distributions owing to the characteristic Bragg peak and the finite range of protons. However, during proton therapy, secondary neutrons are created, which can travel ...
  • Locquet, Médéa; Spoor, Daan; Crijns, Anne; van der Harst, Pim; Eraso, Arantxa; Guedea, Ferrán; Fiuza, Manuela; Santos, Susana Constantino Rosa; Combs, Stephanie; Borm, Kai; Mousseaux, Elie; Gencer, Umit; Frija, Guy; Cardis, Elisabeth; Langendijk, Hans; Jacob, Sophie (Frontiers, 2022)
    Background: In the case of breast cancer (BC), radiotherapy (RT) helps reduce locoregional recurrence and BC-related deaths but can lead to cardiotoxicity, resulting in an increased risk of long-term major cardiovascular ...
  • De Saint-Hubert, Marijke; Suesselbeck, Finja; Vasi, Fabiano; Stuckmann, Florian; Rodriguez, Miguel; Dabin, Jérémie; Timmermann, Beate; Thierry-Chef, Isabelle; Schneider, Uwe; Brualla, Lorenzo (Frontiers, 2022)
    Background: The out-of-the-field absorbed dose affects the probability of primary second radiation-induced cancers. This is particularly relevant in the case of pediatric treatments. There are currently no methods employed ...
  • Palomar Cros, Anna; Harding, Barbara N.; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Straif, Kurt; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Romaguera Bosch, Dora; Kogevinas, Manolis (Frontiers, 2022)
    Circadian nutritional behaviors, defined by the daily eating/fasting cycle, have been linked with breast cancer. This study aimed to further disentangle the association of nighttime fasting duration and time of breakfast ...
  • Harding, Barbara N.; Aguilar, Ruth; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Papantoniou, Kyriaki, 1983-; Navarrete, José María; Such Faro, Patricia; Torrejón, Antonio; Dobaño, Carlota; Moncunill, Gemma; Kogevinas, Manolis (Frontiers, 2022)
    Introduction: Preliminary studies suggest that night shift work is associated with a desynchronization of rhythmic immune markers, possibly explaining the increased risk of infection, cardiometabolic disorders, and cancer ...
  • Wang, Congrong; Alfano, Rossella; Reimann, Brigitte; Hogervorst, Janneke; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; De Vivo, Immaculata; Plusquin, Michelle; Nawrot, Tim S.; Martens, Dries S. (Frontiers, 2022)
    Telomere length at birth determines later life telomere length and potentially predicts ageing-related diseases. However, the genetic and epigenetic settings of telomere length in newborns have not been analyzed. In addition, ...
  • Pinar-Martí, Ariadna; Fernández-Barrés, Sílvia; Gignac, Florence; Persavento, Cecilia; Delgado, Anna; Romaguera Bosch, Dora; Lázaro, Iolanda; Ros, Emilio; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Salas-Salvadó, Jordi; Sala Vila, Aleix; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi (Springer, 2022)
    Omega-3 fatty acids are critical for brain function. Adolescence is increasingly believed to entail brain vulnerability to dietary intake. In contrast to the abundant research on the omega-3 docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in ...
  • Ardura-Garcia, Cristina; Abellan, Alicia; Cuevas-Ocaña, Sara; Freitag, Nadine; Lam, Yin Ting; Makrinioti, Heidi; Slaats, Monique; Storti, Matteo; Williams, Emma E.; Dassios, Theodore; Duijts, Liesbeth; Ersu, Refika H.; Fustik, Stojka; Morty, Rory E.; Proesmans, Marijke; Schramm, Dirk; Saglani, Sejal; Moeller, Alexander; Pijnenburg, Marielle W. (European Respiratory Society, 2022)
    In this review, Early Career Members of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the Chairs of the ERS Assembly 7: Paediatrics present the highlights in paediatric respiratory medicine from the ERS International Congress ...
  • Bosch de Basea i Gómez, Magda, 1982-; Belachew, Abate Bekele; Jankowski, Mateusz; Meteran, Howraman; Dumas, Orianne (European Respiratory Society, 2022)
    In this article, early career members of the Epidemiology and Environment Assembly of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) summarise a selection of four sessions from the Society's 2021 virtual congress. The topics covered ...
  • Whitworth, Kristina W.; Rector, Alison; Ish, Jennifer; Chauhan, Suneet P.J.; Ibarluzea, Jesús; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Swartz, Michael D.; Symanski, Elaine; Iñiguez, Carmen (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2022)
    Background: We previously identified associations between trimester-specific NO2 exposures and reduced fetal growth in the Spanish INfancia y Medio Ambiente (INMA) project. Here, we use temporally refined exposure estimates ...
  • Zare Sakhvidi, Mohammad Javad; Yang, Jun; Mohammadi, Danial; FallahZadeh, Hussein; Mehrparvar, Amir Houshang; Stevenson, Mark; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Gasparrini, Antoni; Dadvand, Payam (Springer, 2022)
    Extreme temperature could affect traffic crashes by influencing road safety, vehicle performance, and drivers' behavior and abilities. Studies evaluating the impacts of extreme temperatures on the risk of traffic crashes ...
  • Dimitrova, Asya, 1988-; Marois, Guillaume; Kiesewetter, Gregor; Rafaj, Peter; Pachauri, Shonali; K.C., Samir; Olmos, Sergio; Rasella, Davide; Tonne, Cathryn (IOP Publishing Ltd., 2022)
    Many children in India face the double burden of high exposure to ambient (AAP) and household air pollution, both of which can affect their linear growth. Although climate change mitigation is expected to decrease AAP, ...
  • Koreny, Maria, 1972-; Arbillaga Etxarri, Ane, 1986-; Bosch de Basea i Gómez, Magda, 1982-; Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Cirach, Marta; Gimeno Santos, Elena, 1980-; Barberan-Garcia, Anael; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Vall-Casas, Pere; Rodriguez-Roisín, Robert; García Aymerich, Judith (Elsevier, 2022)
    Background: Physical activity and exercise capacity are key prognostic factors in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) but their environmental determinants are unknown. Objectives: To test the association between ...
  • Deepika, Deepika; Sharma, Raju Prasad; Schuhmacher, Marta; Sakhi, Amrit Kaur; Thomsen, Cathrine; Chatzi, Leda; Vafeiadi, Marina, 1983-; Quentin, Joane; Slama, Rémy; Grazuleviciene, Regina; Andrušaitytė, Sandra; Waiblinger, Dagmar; Wright, John; Yang, Tiffany C.; Urquiza, José M.; Vrijheid, Martine; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Domingo, José L.; Kumar, Vikas (Elsevier, 2022)
    Bisphenol A (BPA) is a widely known endocrine disruptor (ED) found in many children's products such as toys, feeding utensils, and teething rings. Recent epidemiology association studies have shown postnatal BPA exposure ...
  • Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; Esnaola, Mikel; López Vicente, Mònica, 1988-; Rivas, Ioar; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Persavento, Cecilia; Sebastian-Galles, Nuria; Pujol Martí, Jesús; Dadvand, Payam; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2022)
    Background: road traffic noise is a prevalent and known health hazard. However, little is known yet about its effect on children's cognition. We aimed to study the association between exposure to road traffic noise and the ...
  • Yang, Xiuleng; Orjuela, Juan Pablo; McCoy, Emma; Vich, Guillem; Anaya Boig, Esther; Avila-Palencia, Ione, 1985-; Brand, Christian; Carrasco Turigas, Glòria; Dons, Evi; Gerike, Regine; Götschi, Thomas; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Int Panis, Luc; Standaert, Arnout; De Nazelle, Audrey (Elsevier, 2022)
    Previous research has shown that walking and cycling could help alleviate stress in cities, however there is poor knowledge on how specific microenvironmental conditions encountered during daily journeys may lead to varying ...
  • Iglesias-Vázquez, Lucía; Binter, Anne-Claire; Canals, Josefa; Hernández-Martínez, Carmen; Voltas, Núria; Ambrós, Albert; Fernández-Barrés, Sílvia; Pérez Crespo, Laura; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Arija, Victoria (Elsevier, 2022)
    Prenatal exposure to air pollution, even at low levels, has been associated with negative effects on a child's neuropsychological functioning. The present work aimed to investigate the associations between prenatal exposure ...
  • Kusters, Michelle S.W.; Essers, Esmée; Muetzel, Ryan L.; Ambrós, Albert; Tiemeier, Henning; Guxens Junyent, Mònica (Elsevier, 2022)
    Background: Exposure to air pollution may impact neurodevelopment during childhood, but current evidence on the association with cognitive function and mental health is inconclusive and primarily focusses on young children. ...
  • Koch, Sarah; Khomenko, Sasha; Cirach, Marta; Ubalde López, Mònica, 1972-; Baclet, Sacha; Daher, Carolyn; Hidalgo, Laura; Lõhmus, Mare; Rizzuto, Debora; Rumpler, Romain; Susilo, Yusak; Venkataraman, Siddharth; Wegener, Sandra; Wellenius, Gregory A.; Woodcock, James; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2022)
    Responses to COVID-19 altered environmental exposures and health behaviours associated with non-communicable diseases. We aimed to (1) quantify changes in nitrogen dioxide (NO2), noise, physical activity, and greenspace ...

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