Alexandra Schneider

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Seasonal variations of all-cause and cause-specific mortality by age, gender, and socioeconomic condition in urban and rural areas of Bangladesh
    Katrin Burkart
    Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Department of Geography, Berlin, German
    Int J Equity Health 10:32. 2011
  2. pmc The impact of heat waves on mortality in 9 European cities: results from the EuroHEAT project
    Daniela D'Ippoliti
    Department of Epidemiology, Regional Health Authority, Rome, Italy
    Environ Health 9:37. 2010
  3. pmc Changes in deceleration capacity of heart rate and heart rate variability induced by ambient air pollution in individuals with coronary artery disease
    Alexandra Schneider
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Part Fibre Toxicol 7:29. 2010
  4. pmc Association of cardiac and vascular changes with ambient PM2.5 in diabetic individuals
    Alexandra Schneider
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Part Fibre Toxicol 7:14. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Weather-induced ischemia and arrhythmia in patients undergoing cardiac rehabilitation: another difference between men and women
    Alexandra Schneider
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Int J Biometeorol 52:535-47. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Air temperature and inflammatory responses in myocardial infarction survivors
    Alexandra Schneider
    Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Epidemiology 19:391-400. 2008
  7. pmc Altered cardiac repolarization in association with air pollution and air temperature among myocardial infarction survivors
    Regina Hampel
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology II, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1755-61. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Air temperature and inflammatory and coagulation responses in men with coronary or pulmonary disease during the winter season
    Regina Hampel
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 67:408-16. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and inflammatory response in myocardial infarction survivors: gene-environment interactions in a high-risk group
    Annette Peters
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Inhal Toxicol 19:161-75. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Immediate ozone effects on heart rate and repolarisation parameters in potentially susceptible individuals
    Regina Hampel
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology II, Neuherberg, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 69:428-36. 2012

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Publications34

  1. pmc Seasonal variations of all-cause and cause-specific mortality by age, gender, and socioeconomic condition in urban and rural areas of Bangladesh
    Katrin Burkart
    Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Department of Geography, Berlin, German
    Int J Equity Health 10:32. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  2. pmc The impact of heat waves on mortality in 9 European cities: results from the EuroHEAT project
    Daniela D'Ippoliti
    Department of Epidemiology, Regional Health Authority, Rome, Italy
    Environ Health 9:37. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Changes in deceleration capacity of heart rate and heart rate variability induced by ambient air pollution in individuals with coronary artery disease
    Alexandra Schneider
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Part Fibre Toxicol 7:29. 2010
    ..The study assessed the association between deceleration capacity (DC) as well as heart rate variability (HRV) and ambient particulate matter (PM) in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  4. pmc Association of cardiac and vascular changes with ambient PM2.5 in diabetic individuals
    Alexandra Schneider
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Part Fibre Toxicol 7:14. 2010
    ..This study examined effects of short-term exposures to ambient PM2.5 on markers of systemic inflammation, coagulation, autonomic control of heart rate, and repolarization in 22 adults (mean age: 61 years) with type 2 diabetes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Weather-induced ischemia and arrhythmia in patients undergoing cardiac rehabilitation: another difference between men and women
    Alexandra Schneider
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Int J Biometeorol 52:535-47. 2008
    ..The observed effect on ST-segment depression could be a link between the association of weather changes and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...
  6. doi request reprint Air temperature and inflammatory responses in myocardial infarction survivors
    Alexandra Schneider
    Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Epidemiology 19:391-400. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the association between air temperature and C-reactive protein, interleukin-6 and fibrinogen in postmyocardial infarction patients...
  7. pmc Altered cardiac repolarization in association with air pollution and air temperature among myocardial infarction survivors
    Regina Hampel
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology II, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1755-61. 2010
    ..Epidemiological studies have shown that ambient particulate matter (PM) and changes in air temperature are associated with increased cardiopulmonary events...
  8. ncbi request reprint Air temperature and inflammatory and coagulation responses in men with coronary or pulmonary disease during the winter season
    Regina Hampel
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 67:408-16. 2010
    ..We investigated the associations between temperature and several blood markers in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) and pulmonary disease (PD)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and inflammatory response in myocardial infarction survivors: gene-environment interactions in a high-risk group
    Annette Peters
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Inhal Toxicol 19:161-75. 2007
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  10. doi request reprint Immediate ozone effects on heart rate and repolarisation parameters in potentially susceptible individuals
    Regina Hampel
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology II, Neuherberg, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 69:428-36. 2012
    ..Elevated ozone levels have been associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. We investigated the effects of ozone on heart rate (HR) and repolarisation parameters in potentially susceptible populations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Fibrinogen genes modify the fibrinogen response to ambient particulate matter
    Annette Peters
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse, Neuherberg 85764, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:484-91. 2009
    ..Ambient particulate matter has been associated with systemic inflammation indicated by blood markers such as fibrinogen, implicated in promoting atherothrombosis...
  12. pmc Impact of ambient air pollution on the differential white blood cell count in patients with chronic pulmonary disease
    Irene Brüske
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Inhal Toxicol 22:245-52. 2010
    ..The increase of particulate and gaseous air pollution was associated with multiple changes in the differential white blood cell count in patients with chronic pulmonary diseases...
  13. ncbi request reprint Size-fractioned particulate air pollution and cardiovascular emergency room visits in Beijing, China
    Liqun Liu
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology II, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Res 121:52-63. 2013
    ..This study aimed at investigating whether daily changes in number or mass concentrations of accurately size-segregated particles in the range of 3nm-10μm are associated with daily cardiovascular emergency room visits in Beijing, China...
  14. doi request reprint Particle-associated organic compounds and symptoms in myocardial infarction survivors
    Ute Kraus
    Institute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Inhal Toxicol 23:431-47. 2011
    ..The organic compounds may be causally related with cardiovascular health or act rather as indicators for traffic- and combustion-related particles...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ambient source-specific particles are associated with prolonged repolarization and increased levels of inflammation in male coronary artery disease patients
    Wei Yue
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Mutat Res 621:50-60. 2007
    ..These results suggest that traffic-related and combustion-generated particles show stronger adverse health impact with regard to cardiac effects, and that particles from different sources induce an acute phase response in these patients...
  16. pmc Individual daytime noise exposure during routine activities and heart rate variability in adults: a repeated measures study
    Ute Kraus
    Institute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 121:607-12. 2013
    ..Epidemiological studies have demonstrated associations between noise exposure and cardiovascular events. However, there have been few studies of possible underlying mechanisms...
  17. ncbi request reprint Relationship between electrocardiographic and biochemical variables in coronary artery disease
    Wei Yue
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 119:185-91. 2007
    ..In this study, we aimed to explore the relationship between ECG and biochemical markers in a longitudinal study of coronary patients...
  18. doi request reprint Acute air pollution effects on heart rate variability are modified by SNPs involved in cardiac rhythm in individuals with diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance
    Regina Hampel
    Institute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Res 112:177-85. 2012
    ..Epidemiological studies have shown associations between particulate matter (PM) and heart rate variability (HRV)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Runs of ventricular and supraventricular tachycardia triggered by air pollution in patients with coronary heart disease
    Annette Berger
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1, D 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1149-58. 2006
    ..The authors conducted an investigation of the association between air pollution and arrhythmia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Selection of key ambient particulate variables for epidemiological studies - applying cluster and heatmap analyses as tools for data reduction
    Jianwei Gu
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology II, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, 86754 Neuherberg, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 435:541-50. 2012
    ..Correlations between the variables and PMF factors were used to interpret the meaning of the cluster and the heatmap analyses...
  21. pmc Ambient PM2.5 exposure up-regulates the expression of costimulatory receptors on circulating monocytes in diabetic individuals
    Alexandra Schneider
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 119:778-83. 2011
    ..One putative mechanism may be through modification of cell-surface costimulatory molecules...
  22. pmc Ambient air pollution and lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A₂ in survivors of myocardial infarction
    Irene Brüske
    Institute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 119:921-6. 2011
    ..Increasing evidence suggests a proatherogenic role for lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A₂ (Lp-PLA2). A meta-analysis of published cohorts has shown that Lp-PLA2 is an independent predictor of coronary heart disease events and stroke...
  23. doi request reprint Determinants of the acute-phase protein C-reactive protein in myocardial infarction survivors: the role of comorbidities and environmental factors
    Regina Ruckerl
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Munich, Germany
    Clin Chem 55:322-35. 2009
    ..A joint analysis of the role of risk factors in predicting mean concentrations and variation of high-sensitivity CRP (hsCRP) in serum has not been carried out previously...
  24. pmc Air pollution and inflammation (interleukin-6, C-reactive protein, fibrinogen) in myocardial infarction survivors
    Regina Ruckerl
    GSF National Research Centre for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1072-80. 2007
    ..Numerous studies have found that ambient air pollution has been associated with cardiovascular disease exacerbation...
  25. doi request reprint Air temperature and the occurrence of myocardial infarction in Augsburg, Germany
    Kathrin Wolf
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Circulation 120:735-42. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine in detail the registry-based myocardial infarction (MI) rates and coronary deaths in relation to air temperature in the area of Augsburg, Germany...
  26. ncbi request reprint Associations between ambient air pollution and blood markers of inflammation and coagulation/fibrinolysis in susceptible populations
    Regina Ruckerl
    ESC Environmental Science Center, University of Augsburg, Universitätsstr 2, 86135 Augsburg, Germany Institute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany Electronic address
    Environ Int 70:32-49. 2014
    ..Our results support the hypothesis that air pollution increases systemic inflammation especially in susceptible populations which may aggravate atherosclerotic diseases and induce multi-organ damage. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of personally measured pollutants on cardiac function
    Regina Hampel
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology II, Neuherberg, Germany Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 217:460-4. 2014
    ..Air pollution and traffic effects on HR were less consistent. These rapid changes in HRV within 30min might be mediated by the autonomic nervous system in response to direct reflexes from receptors in the lungs. ..
  28. doi request reprint Short-term impact of ambient air pollution and air temperature on blood pressure among pregnant women
    Regina Hampel
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology II, Neuherberg, Germany
    Epidemiology 22:671-9. 2011
    ..Short-term air pollution effects on BP have not been investigated in pregnant women, who may constitute a vulnerable population...
  29. pmc Short-term effects of air pollution: a panel study of blood markers in patients with chronic pulmonary disease
    Katharina Hildebrandt
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Munich, Germany
    Part Fibre Toxicol 6:25. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  30. pmc Associations between air temperature and cardio-respiratory mortality in the urban area of Beijing, China: a time-series analysis
    Liqun Liu
    Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology II, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health 10:51. 2011
    ..Our study investigated the association between air temperature and cardio-respiratory mortality in the urban area of Beijing, China...
  31. pmc Endothelial dysfunction: associations with exposure to ambient fine particles in diabetic individuals
    Alexandra Schneider
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstrasse 1, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1666-74. 2008
    ..5))] has been associated with cardiovascular and hematologic effects, especially in older people with cardiovascular disease. Some epidemiologic studies suggest that adults with diabetes also may be a particularly susceptible population...
  32. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of air temperature on mortality and effect modification by air pollution in three cities of Bavaria, Germany: a time-series analysis
    Susanne Breitner
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health GmbH, Institute of Epidemiology II, Neuherberg, Germany Electronic address
    Sci Total Environ 485:49-61. 2014
    ..This study examined the association between daily air temperature and cause-specific mortality in Bavaria, Southern Germany. Moreover, we investigated effect modification by age and ambient air pollution...
  33. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and markers of inflammation and coagulation in patients with coronary heart disease
    Regina Ruckerl
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:432-41. 2006
    ..Ambient air pollution has been shown to be associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...
  34. ncbi request reprint South-to-North gradient in lipid peroxidation in men with stable coronary artery disease in Europe
    Maria Grau
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Municipal Institute Medical Research IMIM Barcelona, Carrer Dr Aiguader, 88, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Heart J 28:2841-9. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to determine whether differences exist in the degree of LDL oxidation in stable CAD patients from different regions of Europe...