E Samoli

Summary

Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Which specific causes of death are associated with short term exposure to fine and coarse particles in Southern Europe? Results from the MED-PARTICLES project
    Evangelia Samoli
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Str, 115 27 Athens, Greece Electronic address
    Environ Int 67:54-61. 2014
  2. pmc Associations between fine and coarse particles and mortality in Mediterranean cities: results from the MED-PARTICLES project
    Evangelia Samoli
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Environ Health Perspect 121:932-8. 2013
  3. pmc Short-term effects of carbon monoxide on mortality: an analysis within the APHEA project
    Evangelia Samoli
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1578-83. 2007
  4. pmc Estimating the exposure-response relationships between particulate matter and mortality within the APHEA multicity project
    Evangelia Samoli
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Environ Health Perspect 113:88-95. 2005
  5. pmc Acute effects of ambient particulate matter on mortality in Europe and North America: results from the APHENA study
    Evangelia Samoli
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1480-6. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The temporal pattern of mortality responses to ambient ozone in the APHEA project
    E Samoli
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:960-6. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Acute effects of air pollution on pediatric asthma exacerbation: evidence of association and effect modification
    E Samoli
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Environ Res 111:418-24. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Does the presence of desert dust modify the effect of PM10 on mortality in Athens, Greece?
    Evangelia Samoli
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Sci Total Environ 409:2049-54. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of nitrogen dioxide on mortality: an analysis within the APHEA project
    E Samoli
    Dept of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 27:1129-38. 2006
  10. pmc Investigating regional differences in short-term effects of air pollution on daily mortality in the APHEA project: a sensitivity analysis for controlling long-term trends and seasonality
    E Samoli
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Environ Health Perspect 109:349-53. 2001

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Which specific causes of death are associated with short term exposure to fine and coarse particles in Southern Europe? Results from the MED-PARTICLES project
    Evangelia Samoli
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Str, 115 27 Athens, Greece Electronic address
    Environ Int 67:54-61. 2014
    ..5 and mortality due to diabetes, cardiac causes, COPD, and to a lesser degree to cerebrovascular causes, in the European Mediterranean region, which seem to drive the particles short-term health effects. ..
  2. pmc Associations between fine and coarse particles and mortality in Mediterranean cities: results from the MED-PARTICLES project
    Evangelia Samoli
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Environ Health Perspect 121:932-8. 2013
    ..Few studies have investigated the independent health effects of different size fractions of particulate matter (PM) in multiple locations, especially in Europe...
  3. pmc Short-term effects of carbon monoxide on mortality: an analysis within the APHEA project
    Evangelia Samoli
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1578-83. 2007
    ..We investigated the short-term effects of carbon monoxide on total and cardiovascular mortality in 19 European cities participating in the APHEA-2 (Air Pollution and Health: A European Approach) project...
  4. pmc Estimating the exposure-response relationships between particulate matter and mortality within the APHEA multicity project
    Evangelia Samoli
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Environ Health Perspect 113:88-95. 2005
    ..The heterogeneity found in the different city-specific relations reflects real effect modification, which can be explained partly by factors characterizing the air pollution mix, climate, and the health of the population...
  5. pmc Acute effects of ambient particulate matter on mortality in Europe and North America: results from the APHENA study
    Evangelia Samoli
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1480-6. 2008
    ..S. NMMAPS (National Morbidity, Mortality and Air Pollution Study) projects, along with Canadian data...
  6. doi request reprint The temporal pattern of mortality responses to ambient ozone in the APHEA project
    E Samoli
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:960-6. 2009
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  7. doi request reprint Acute effects of air pollution on pediatric asthma exacerbation: evidence of association and effect modification
    E Samoli
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Environ Res 111:418-24. 2011
    ..We additionally report severe effects of SO(2), even at today's low concentration levels...
  8. doi request reprint Does the presence of desert dust modify the effect of PM10 on mortality in Athens, Greece?
    Evangelia Samoli
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Sci Total Environ 409:2049-54. 2011
    ..Our analyses indicate that traffic related particles, which prevail on non-desert dust days, have more toxic effects than the ones originating from long-range transport, such as Sahara dust...
  9. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of nitrogen dioxide on mortality: an analysis within the APHEA project
    E Samoli
    Dept of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J 27:1129-38. 2006
    ..The results of this large study are consistent with an independent effect of nitrogen dioxide on mortality, but the role of nitrogen dioxide as a surrogate of other unmeasured pollutants cannot be completely ruled out...
  10. pmc Investigating regional differences in short-term effects of air pollution on daily mortality in the APHEA project: a sensitivity analysis for controlling long-term trends and seasonality
    E Samoli
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Environ Health Perspect 109:349-53. 2001
    ..However, these results must be investigated further...
  11. ncbi request reprint Confounding and effect modification in the short-term effects of ambient particles on total mortality: results from 29 European cities within the APHEA2 project
    K Katsouyanni
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Epidemiology 12:521-31. 2001
    ..Furthermore, they show that the heterogeneity found in the effect parameters among cities reflects real effect modification, which is explained by specific city characteristics...
  12. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of ambient particles on mortality in the elderly: results from 28 cities in the APHEA2 project
    E Aga
    Dept Hygiene Epidemiology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur Respir J Suppl 40:28s-33s. 2003
    ..The effects among the older persons are of particular importance, since the attributable number of events will be much larger, compared to the number of deaths among the younger population...
  13. pmc A comparison of hormonal profiles between breast cancer and benign breast disease: a case-control study
    P Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Ann Oncol 24:2527-33. 2013
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  14. ncbi request reprint Seasonal confounding in air pollution and health time-series studies: effect on air pollution effect estimates
    G Touloumi
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Stat Med 25:4164-78. 2006
    ..g. 8-12 per year) could be used as the basic, relatively conservative, analysis whereas the PS and natural splines in combination with PACF could be applied to provide a reasonable range of the effect estimate...
  15. pmc Investigating the dose-response relation between air pollution and total mortality in the APHEA-2 multicity project
    E Samoli
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens 115 27, Greece
    Occup Environ Med 60:977-82. 2003
    ..Several recent studies have reported significant health effects of air pollution even at low levels of air pollutants, but in most of these studies linear non-threshold relations were assumed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of ozone on mortality from the "air pollution and health: a European approach" project
    Alexandros Gryparis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:1080-7. 2004
    ..The dose-response curve of ozone effects on total mortality during the summer did not deviate significantly from linearity...
  17. pmc A case-control study of lactation and cancer of the breast
    K Katsouyanni
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Greece
    Br J Cancer 73:814-8. 1996
    ..The biology underlying this different effect remains unknown, and the practical implication of the finding is a marginal importance...
  18. ncbi request reprint Intake of specific flavonoid classes and coronary heart disease--a case-control study in Greece
    P Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1643-8. 2004
    ..Dietary intake of flavonoids has been reported to protect against coronary heart disease (CHD) risk, but associations of specific classes of flavonoids with CHD have not been adequately studied...
  19. ncbi request reprint Levels and correlates of alpha-fetoprotein in normal pregnancies among Caucasian and Chinese women
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:178-83. 2007
    ..39 to -0.05). In normal pregnancies, maternal alpha-fetoprotein is inversely related to prepregnancy body mass index and appears to have a physiologic role on duration of gestation rather than on birth weight...
  20. pmc Estrogen alpha and progesterone receptor expression in the normal mammary epithelium in relation to breast cancer risk
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, and First Department of Surgery, Elena Venizelou Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cancer 124:440-2. 2009
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  21. doi request reprint Diet and upper-aerodigestive tract cancer in Europe: the ARCAGE study
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cancer 124:2671-6. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the results of this large multicentric study indicate that diet plays an important role in the etiology of UADT cancer...
  22. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of air pollution on total and cardiovascular mortality: the confounding effect of influenza epidemics
    Giota Touloumi
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Epidemiology 16:49-57. 2005
    ..Air pollution is associated with total mortality. This association may be confounded by uncontrolled time-varying risk factors such as influenza epidemics...
  23. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids, vitamin C and adenocarcinoma of the stomach
    P Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, 75 M Asias St, Goudi, GR 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 15:67-72. 2004
    ..To examine the role of six flavonoid classes (flavanones, flavan-3-ols, flavonols, flavones, anthocyanidins and isoflavones) and vitamin C in the aetiology of stomach cancer...
  24. pmc Diet and expression of estrogen alpha and progesterone receptors in the normal mammary gland
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, 75 M Asias Street, Goudi 115 27, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 20:601-7. 2009
    ..We investigated whether dietary intakes are associated with the expression of ER-alpha and PR receptors in the apparently normal, as opposed to pathological, mammary tissue...
  25. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of ambient particles on cardiovascular and respiratory mortality
    Antonis Analitis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Epidemiology 17:230-3. 2006
    ..Particulate air pollution is associated with increased mortality. There is a need for European results from multicountry databases concerning cause-specific mortality to obtain more accurate effect estimates...
  26. pmc The hormonal profile of benign breast disease
    E Samoli
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, 75 M Asias Street, Goudi GR 115 27, Greece
    Br J Cancer 108:199-204. 2013
    ..We compared blood levels of estrogens, testosterone and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) between BBD patients by histological type and women without breast pathology...
  27. ncbi request reprint Flavonoid classes and risk of peripheral arterial occlusive disease: a case-control study in Greece
    P Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:214-9. 2006
    ..To assess the relation between specific flavonoid classes and peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD), an important manifestation of atherosclerosis...
  28. doi request reprint Mediterranean diet and upper aerodigestive tract cancer: the Greek segment of the Alcohol-Related Cancers and Genetic Susceptibility in Europe study
    Evangelia Samoli
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Goudi, GR 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Br J Nutr 104:1369-74. 2010
    ..Adherence to the traditional Mediterranean diet is associated with reduced risk of UADT cancers, and may explain the lower incidence of UADT cancers in Greece, in spite of the smoking and drinking habits of this population...
  29. ncbi request reprint Different convergence parameters applied to the S-PLUS GAM function
    Klea Katsouyanni
    Epidemiology 13:742-3. 2002