I Romieu

Summary

Country: Mexico

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake, physical activity, body mass index, and childhood asthma in the Third National Health And Nutrition Survey (NHANES III)
    Isabelle Romieu
    National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Pediatr Pulmonol 38:31-42. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Folate, vitamin B(6), and vitamin B(12) intake and the risk of breast cancer among Mexican women
    Martin Lajous
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Av Universidad 655, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca, Morelos 62508, Mexico
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:443-8. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Prenatal determinants of cord blood total immunoglobulin E levels in Mexican newborns
    Evelia Hernández
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Salud Ambiental, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Allergy Asthma Proc 34:e27-34. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The association between body shape silhouette and dietary pattern among Mexican women
    Isabelle Romieu
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Public Health Nutr 15:116-25. 2012
  5. pmc Traffic-related air pollution and respiratory symptoms among asthmatic children, resident in Mexico City: the EVA cohort study
    María Consuelo Escamilla-Núñez
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico
    Respir Res 9:74. 2008
  6. pmc Air pollution attributable postneonatal infant mortality in U.S. metropolitan areas: a risk assessment study
    Reinhard Kaiser
    Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Steinengraben 49, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Health 3:4. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint [Use of blood lead data to evaluate and prevent childhood lead poisoning in Latin America]
    Isabelle Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Avenida Universidad 655, Colonia Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, 62508 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 45:S244-51. 2003
  8. pmc Genetic polymorphism of GSTM1 and antioxidant supplementation influence lung function in relation to ozone exposure in asthmatic children in Mexico City
    I Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica de Mexico, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Thorax 59:8-10. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Air pollution, oxidative stress and dietary supplementation: a review
    I Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Av Universidad No 655, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca, Morelos 62508, Mexico
    Eur Respir J 31:179-97. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Exhaled breath malondialdehyde as a marker of effect of exposure to air pollution in children with asthma
    Isabelle Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:903-9.e6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications100

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake, physical activity, body mass index, and childhood asthma in the Third National Health And Nutrition Survey (NHANES III)
    Isabelle Romieu
    National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Pediatr Pulmonol 38:31-42. 2004
    ..Low vitamin C intake was marginally related to self-reported current wheezing in children aged 6-16 years. Our results show that increased BMI may influence asthma prevalence in children, but further investigation is needed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Folate, vitamin B(6), and vitamin B(12) intake and the risk of breast cancer among Mexican women
    Martin Lajous
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Av Universidad 655, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca, Morelos 62508, Mexico
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:443-8. 2006
    ..We conducted a population-based case-control study to evaluate the risk for breast cancer among Mexican women with relatively low vitamin intakes...
  3. doi request reprint Prenatal determinants of cord blood total immunoglobulin E levels in Mexican newborns
    Evelia Hernández
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Salud Ambiental, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Allergy Asthma Proc 34:e27-34. 2013
    ..Maternal atopy and pesticide use during pregnancy are strong predictors of cord blood IgE levels in newborns. Clinical trial NCT00646360, www.clinicaltrials.gov. ..
  4. doi request reprint The association between body shape silhouette and dietary pattern among Mexican women
    Isabelle Romieu
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Public Health Nutr 15:116-25. 2012
    ..To investigate the relationship between dietary patterns and self-perceived body shape silhouette and BMI in a sample of Mexican women...
  5. pmc Traffic-related air pollution and respiratory symptoms among asthmatic children, resident in Mexico City: the EVA cohort study
    María Consuelo Escamilla-Núñez
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico
    Respir Res 9:74. 2008
    ..Taffic-related air pollution has been related to adverse respiratory outcomes; however, there is still uncertainty concerning the type of vehicle emission causing most deleterious effects...
  6. pmc Air pollution attributable postneonatal infant mortality in U.S. metropolitan areas: a risk assessment study
    Reinhard Kaiser
    Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Steinengraben 49, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Health 3:4. 2004
    ..The impact of outdoor air pollution on infant mortality has not been quantified...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Use of blood lead data to evaluate and prevent childhood lead poisoning in Latin America]
    Isabelle Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Avenida Universidad 655, Colonia Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, 62508 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 45:S244-51. 2003
    ..Blood lead measurements should be integrated in an overall strategy to prevent lead toxicity in children. The English version of this paper is available at: http://www.insp.mx/salud/index.html...
  8. pmc Genetic polymorphism of GSTM1 and antioxidant supplementation influence lung function in relation to ozone exposure in asthmatic children in Mexico City
    I Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica de Mexico, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Thorax 59:8-10. 2004
    ..We recently reported that antioxidant supplementation with vitamins C and E mitigated ozone related decline in forced expiratory flow (FEF(25-75)) in 158 asthmatic children in an area with high ozone exposure in Mexico City...
  9. doi request reprint Air pollution, oxidative stress and dietary supplementation: a review
    I Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Av Universidad No 655, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca, Morelos 62508, Mexico
    Eur Respir J 31:179-97. 2008
    ..Further epidemiological studies should address the impact of supplementation strategies in the prevention of air-pollution-related long-term effects in areas where people are destined to be exposed for the distant future...
  10. doi request reprint Exhaled breath malondialdehyde as a marker of effect of exposure to air pollution in children with asthma
    Isabelle Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:903-9.e6. 2008
    ..Assessment of the adverse effects of oxidative stress related to air pollution is limited by the lack of biological markers of dose to the lungs...
  11. pmc The effect of supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on markers of oxidative stress in elderly exposed to PM(2.5)
    Isabelle Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1237-42. 2008
    ..The mechanisms of particulate matter (PM)-induced health effects are believed to involve inflammation and oxidative stress. Increased intake of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFA) appears to have anti-inflammatory effects...
  12. ncbi request reprint Maternal fish intake during pregnancy and atopy and asthma in infancy
    I Romieu
    National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:518-25. 2007
    ..There is growing evidence that n-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory properties and may modulate immune response. Dietary intake of these nutrients during pregnancy could play a role in the risk of asthma and atopy in the offspring...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship between indoor, outdoor, and personal fine particle concentrations for individuals with COPD and predictors of indoor-outdoor ratio in Mexico city
    Marlene Cortez-Lugo
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Centro de Investigaciones en Salud Poblacional, Cuernavaca Mor, Mexico
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:109-15. 2008
    ..In addition, the factors that most affected personal exposure were regular indoor contact with animals, mold, cooking activities, and aerosol use, indicating that internal sources may largely affect individual exposure...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diet and obstructive lung diseases
    I Romieu
    Pan American Health Organization and National Institute of Public Health, Center for Population Studies, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Epidemiol Rev 23:268-87. 2001
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  15. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrates and the risk of breast cancer among Mexican women
    Isabelle Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Avenida Universidad 655, Colonia Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca, Morelos 62508, Mexico
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1283-9. 2004
    ..Therefore, we conducted a population-based case-control study among a Mexican population characterized by relatively low fat and high carbohydrate intakes...
  16. ncbi request reprint GSTM1 and GSTP1 and respiratory health in asthmatic children exposed to ozone
    I Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, 655 Avenida Universidad, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, 62508 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Eur Respir J 28:953-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, asthmatic children with glutathione S-transferase M1 null and glutathione S-transferase P1 Valine/Valine genotypes appear more susceptible to developing respiratory symptoms related to ozone exposure...
  17. ncbi request reprint Infant mortality and air pollution: modifying effect by social class
    Isabelle Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Av Universidad 655, Col Santa Ma, Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca Morelos 65708, Mexico
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1210-6. 2004
    ..Studies link air pollution with increased mortality; however, information on infants is scarce and inconclusive...
  18. pmc Fruit and vegetable intakes and asthma in the E3N study
    I Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, 62508 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Thorax 61:209-15. 2006
    ..A study was undertaken to investigate whether dietary intake predicted the prevalence of adult asthma among French women participating in the E3N study...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and lung health
    I Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca Morelos 62508, Mexico
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:362-74. 2005
    ..Subjects with impaired immune response could also benefit from vitamin A and zinc supplementation. Further studies are needed to determine the impact of diet on the incidence and evolution of lung diseases...
  20. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, change in body silhouette, and risk of asthma in the E3N cohort study
    I Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Am J Epidemiol 158:165-74. 2003
    ..18, 2.32). The authors conclude that a high BMI is significantly related to the risk of asthma incidence and that an increase in body silhouette between menarche and adulthood is related to the incidence of asthma later in life...
  21. pmc Gene by environment interaction and ambient air pollution
    Isabelle Romieu
    M P H, Sc D, National Institute of Public Health, Av Universidad 655, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, C P 62100, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 7:116-22. 2010
    ..The role of gene by gene interactions and epigenetic mechanisms needs to be considered along with gene by environment interactions...
  22. ncbi request reprint The role of obesity, physical activity and dietary factors on the risk for breast cancer: Mexican experience
    Isabelle Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Av Universidad No 655, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, 62508 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 51:s172-80. 2009
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  23. pmc Dietary intake, lung function and airway inflammation in Mexico City school children exposed to air pollutants
    Isabelle Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Respir Res 10:122. 2009
    ..Several studies suggest that dietary intake of fruits and vegetables might modify the adverse effect of air pollutants...
  24. pmc Postmenopausal hormone therapy and asthma onset in the E3N cohort
    Isabelle Romieu
    National Instituto of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico 2INSERM, ER120 Université Paris Sud, Faculte de Medicine, IFR69 Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Thorax 65:292-7. 2010
    ..The only prospective study addressing this issue reports an increase in the risk of developing asthma which was similar for oestrogen alone and oestrogen/progestagen treatment...
  25. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant supplementation and lung functions among children with asthma exposed to high levels of air pollutants
    Isabelle Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:703-9. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that supplementation with antioxidants might modulate the impact of ozone exposure on the small airways of children with moderate to severe asthma...
  26. ncbi request reprint Outdoor air pollution and acute respiratory infections among children in developing countries
    Isabelle Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, 655 Avenida Universidad, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca, Morelos, 62508 Mexico
    J Occup Environ Med 44:640-9. 2002
    ..Children may be at greater risk, given the poor environmental and nutritional conditions prevalent in developing countries...
  27. pmc Consumption of fish and meats and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    V Fedirko
    Section of Nutrition and Metabolism, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Ann Oncol 24:2166-73. 2013
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  28. doi request reprint Dietary patterns and asthma in the E3N study
    R Varraso
    INSERM, U780, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Villejuif, France
    Eur Respir J 33:33-41. 2009
    ..65, 95% CI 0.31-0.96). The results of the present study suggest that overall diet could be involved in frequent asthma exacerbations, one aspect of asthma severity...
  29. doi request reprint Elemental carbon exposure and lung function in school children from Mexico City
    A Barraza-Villarreal
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Eur Respir J 38:548-52. 2011
    ..3- -8.5) mL) and FVC (-105.0 (95% CI -197.0- -13.7) mL) among non-asthmatic children. Exposure to elemental carbon resulted in an important negative effect on lung function in atopic schoolchildren, regardless of asthma status...
  30. pmc Maternal and paternal occupational exposure to agricultural work and the risk of anencephaly
    M Lacasana
    Center for Population Health Research, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Occup Environ Med 63:649-56. 2006
    ..To evaluate the association between parental occupational exposure to agricultural work and the risk of anencephaly in three Mexican states...
  31. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer in Mexican women: an epidemiological study with cervical cancer control
    V Tovar-Guzmán
    Research Center for Population Health, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca Mor, Mexico
    Rev Saude Publica 34:113-9. 2000
    ..In Mexico, breast cancer (BC) is one of the main causes of cancer deaths in women, with increasing incidence and mortality in recent years. Therefore, the aim of the study is identify possible risk factors related to BC...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Relationship between emergency consultations for respiratory diseases and air pollution in Juarez City, Chihuahua]
    L Hernandez-Cadena
    Centro de Investigacion en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 42:288-97. 2000
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Overweight, obesity and risk of premenopausal breast cancer according to ethnicity: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis
    A Amadou
    Nutrition and Metabolism Section Nutritional Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Obes Rev 14:665-78. 2013
    ..15, 1.24), while small effects of 5% and 6% were observed in African and Caucasian women, respectively. Our results suggest the importance of considering both fat distribution and ethnicity when studying premenopausal breast cancer. ..
  34. ncbi request reprint Blood lead levels and calcium intake in Mexico City children under five years of age
    M Lacasana
    Center for Population Health Research, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Int J Environ Health Res 10:331-40. 2000
    ..The relationship between daily calcium intake and blood lead levels was evaluated among children under five years of age living in Mexico City...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Environmental PM2.5 levels and distance from a heavy traffic road in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico]
    Marlene Cortez-Lugo
    Centro de Investigacion en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 46:534-7. 2004
    ..To assess PM2.5 levels at different distances from a heavy traffic road...
  36. ncbi request reprint Lung function growth in children with long-term exposure to air pollutants in Mexico City
    Rosalba Rojas-Martinez
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, 655 Avenida Universidad, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca, Morelos 62508, Mexico
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:377-84. 2007
    ..Although short-term exposure to air pollution has been associated with acute, reversible lung function decrements, the impact of long-term exposure has not been well established...
  37. ncbi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acid prevents heart rate variability reductions associated with particulate matter
    Isabelle Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1534-40. 2005
    ..Environmental exposure to particulate matter of 2.5 microm or less (PM2.5) has been associated with changes in heart rate variability (HRV)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effect of maternal lead burden on infant weight and weight gain at one month of age among breastfed infants
    L H Sanin
    Centro de Investigaciones en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Pediatrics 107:1016-23. 2001
    ..However, the effect of maternal lead burden on growth in breastfed newborns is still unknown. This study examined early postnatal growth in a cohort of healthy breastfed newborns in relation to maternal bone lead burden...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of asthma and other allergic diseases in school children from Juarez City, Chihuahua]
    A Barraza-Villarreal
    , Avenida Universidad 655, , 62508 Cuernavaca, Morelos,
    Salud Publica Mex 43:433-43. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The prevalence of medically diagnosed and symptomatic asthma was relatively low in comparison with findings from others studies that use similar methods, but the prevalence rates of rhinitis and eczema were higher...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Evolution of air pollution and impact on control programs in 3 megacities in Latin America]
    M Lacasaña-Navarro
    Centro de Investigacion en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 41:203-15. 1999
    ..Additionally, public participation is important when decisions are taken on transport policies...
  41. doi request reprint Effect of PM(10) and O(3) on infant mortality among residents in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area: a case-crossover analysis, 1997-2005
    L Carbajal-Arroyo
    Departamento de Estadistica, Demografía, Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:715-21. 2011
    ..Consistent evidence has shown a positive association between air pollution and daily mortality among adults. Less is known about its effect on infant mortality and the modification of this association by socioeconomic status (SES)...
  42. doi request reprint Increased levels of outdoor air pollutants are associated with reduced bronchodilation in children with asthma
    Leticia Hernandez-Cadena
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Chest 136:1529-36. 2009
    ..However, it is unknown whether this phenomenon is explained by an air pollution-mediated increase in respiratory symptom severity or whether air pollutants decrease the efficacy of short-acting beta-agonists (SABAs)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Glycemic load, glycemic index, and the risk of breast cancer among Mexican women
    Martin Lajous
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1165-9. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate dietary glycemic load (GL) and overall glycemic index (GI) in relation to breast cancer risk in Mexican women...
  44. pmc Air pollution, airway inflammation, and lung function in a cohort study of Mexico City schoolchildren
    Albino Barraza-Villarreal
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Environ Health Perspect 116:832-8. 2008
    ..The biological mechanisms involved in inflammatory response to air pollution are not clearly understood...
  45. ncbi request reprint Ozone exposure among Mexico City outdoor workers
    Marie S O'Neill
    National Institute of Public Health, Cuemavaca, Mexico
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 53:339-46. 2003
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Circulating concentrations of insulin-like growth factor-I, insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-3, genetic polymorphisms and mammographic density in premenopausal Mexican women: results from the ESMaestras cohort
    S Rinaldi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 134:1436-44. 2014
    ..These results do not support the hypothesis of a strong association between circulating levels of growth hormones and mammographic density in Mexican premenopausal women...
  47. pmc Glycemic index, glycemic load, dietary carbohydrate, and dietary fiber intake and risk of liver and biliary tract cancers in Western Europeans
    V Fedirko
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, Section of Nutrition and Metabolism, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Ann Oncol 24:543-53. 2013
    ..The type and quantity of dietary carbohydrate as quantified by glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL), and dietary fiber may influence the risk of liver and biliary tract cancers, but convincing evidence is lacking...
  48. doi request reprint Alcohol dehydrogenase and aldehyde dehydrogenase gene polymorphisms, alcohol intake and the risk of colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    P Ferrari
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:1303-8. 2012
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding and asthma among Brazilian children
    I Romieu
    Pan American Health Organization, Mexico
    J Asthma 37:575-83. 2000
    ..93-1.75 for current wheezing; and OR = 1.74, 95% CI 1.12-2.6 for wheeze after exercise). We conclude that the low prevalence of asthma and wheeze observed in our population may be partly related to the high level of breastfeeding...
  50. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer, lactation history, and serum organochlorines
    I Romieu
    Pan American Health Organization, Mexico
    Am J Epidemiol 152:363-70. 2000
    ..Serum DDT level was not related to the risk of breast cancer. The data suggest that high levels of exposure to DDE may increase women's risk of breast cancer, particularly among postmenopausal women...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Exposure to lead among 6-12 year-old children]
    C Jiménez-Gutiérrez
    Centro de Investigación en Sistemas de Salud, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública INSP, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 41:S72-81. 1999
    ..To identify exposure factors contributing to lead poisoning in school children from Mexico City...
  52. doi request reprint Moderate physical activity and breast cancer risk: the effect of menopausal status
    Angélica Angeles-Llerenas
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Centro de Investigaciones en Salud Poblacional, Avenida Universidad 655, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, 62508 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Cancer Causes Control 21:577-86. 2010
    ..However, the effect of moderate-intensity physical activity on breast cancer risk has not been consistently evaluated by menopausal status and has not been evaluated in Mexican women...
  53. ncbi request reprint Dietary calcium supplements to lower blood lead levels in lactating women: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Mauricio Hernandez-Avila
    Centro de Investigacion en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Epidemiology 14:206-12. 2003
    ..Pregnancy and breastfeeding mobilize lead stored in bone, which may be a hazard for the fetus and infant. We tested the hypothesis that in lactating women a dietary calcium supplement will lower blood lead levels...
  54. ncbi request reprint Assessment of personal exposure to ozone in asthmatic children residing in Mexico City
    Matiana Ramirez-Aguilar
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Universidad 655, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 50:67-75. 2008
    ..A study was conducted to evaluate personal ozone exposure (O3p) among asthmatic children residing in Mexico City...
  55. ncbi request reprint Erythrocyte cell membrane phospholipid levels compared against reported dietary intakes of polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnant Mexican women
    Maria Socorro Parra
    National Institute of Public Health Mexico, Ave Universidad 655, Col Sta Ma Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca 62508, Mexico
    Public Health Nutr 5:931-7. 2002
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Trends in the prevalence of asthma and other allergic diseases in schoolchildren from Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Albino Barraza-Villarreal
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica de Mexico, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:368-74. 2007
    ..However, no difference was observed in the prevalence of wheezing in the last 12 months, which may indicate a possible absence of "epidemic asthma" in the city of Cuernavaca among schoolchildren...
  57. doi request reprint Improved biomass stove intervention in rural Mexico: impact on the respiratory health of women
    Isabelle Romieu
    Environmental Health Department, National Institute of Public Health INSP, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:649-56. 2009
    ..Exposure to biomass smoke has been related to adverse health effects. In Mexico, one household in four still cooks with biomass fuel, but there has been no evaluation of the health impact of reducing indoor air pollution...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Infant morbidity caused by respiratory diseases and its relation with the air pollution in Juarez City, Chihuahua, Mexico]
    Leticia Hernandez-Cadena
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 49:27-36. 2007
    ..To assess the impact of atmospheric pollutants on the respiratory health of children of different age groups in Juarez City, Chihuahua, Mexico...
  59. doi request reprint Healthy lifestyle on the risk of breast cancer
    Luisa Maria Sanchez-Zamorano
    Centro de Investigacion en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:912-22. 2011
    ..Many studies have analyzed the effect of behavioral risk factors such as common lifestyle patterns on the risk of disease. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of a healthy lifestyle index on the risk of breast cancer...
  60. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for asthma in school children from Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
    Albino Barraza Villarreal
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    J Asthma 40:413-23. 2003
    ..35 (95% CI 1.06-1.68) were the strongest risk factors for asthma and allergic rhinitis. The multifactorial etiology of asthma and allergic rhinitis was confirmed, as well as the importance of early exposure to environmental factors...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Use of heart rate variability as a marker of cardiovascular effects associated with air pollution]
    Horacio Riojas-Rodriguez
    Centro de Investigaciones en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 48:348-57. 2006
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Current wheezing, puberty, and obesity among mexican adolescent females and young women
    Mónica Herrera-Trujillo
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Asthma 42:705-9. 2005
    ..This may be modified by the physiological changes of puberty. We aim to explore the relation between overweight and current asthma among Mexican adolescent females and young women and evaluate how puberty may modify this association...
  63. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate intake, glycemic index, glycemic load, and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in a prospective study of French women
    Martin Lajous
    INSERM, ERI 20, EA 4045, and Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1384-91. 2008
    ..Insulin response to carbohydrate intake is increased in insulin-resistant states such as obesity...
  64. doi request reprint Physical activity, sex steroid, and growth factor concentrations in pre- and post-menopausal women: a cross-sectional study within the EPIC cohort
    S Rinaldi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 25:111-24. 2014
    ..PA may reduce cancer risk by changing endogenous hormones levels, but relatively little research has focused on this topic. The purpose of this study was to elucidate the relation between PA and endogenous hormone concentrations...
  65. ncbi request reprint Indirect lead exposure among children of radiator repair workers
    C Aguilar-Garduño
    National Institute of Public Health, Mexico
    Am J Ind Med 43:662-7. 2003
    ..Secondary exposure to lead has been identified as a public health problem since the late 1940s; we investigate the risk of lead exposure among families of radiator repair workers...
  66. ncbi request reprint [Food consumption and asthma in school children in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico]
    Rosa Inés Gutiérrez-Delgado
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, 62508 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 51:202-11. 2009
    ..To evaluate the relation between diet and the development of asthma and allergic rhinitis in schoolchildren from Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico...
  67. ncbi request reprint Maternal dietary omega fatty acid intake and auditory brainstem-evoked potentials in Mexican infants born at term: cluster analysis
    Socorro Parra-Cabrera
    National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Early Hum Dev 84:51-7. 2008
    ..To identify biological and socioeconomic factors associated with the neurological development of Mexican infants born at term, as measured by brainstem auditory-evoked potentials (BAEPs)...
  68. ncbi request reprint [Physical activity and breast cancer risk in Mexican women]
    Sandra Patricia Ortiz-Rodríguez
    Centro de Investigacion en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 50:126-35. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of moderate physical activity (hours per week and METs hours per week) on the risk of breast cancer (BC) in Mexican women...
  69. ncbi request reprint Impact of breastfeeding on the mobilization of lead from bone
    Martha Maria Tellez-Rojo
    Centro de Investigaciones en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Av Universidad 655, Col Sta Maria Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca, Morelos CP 65208, Mexico
    Am J Epidemiol 155:420-8. 2002
    ..0 microg/dl, in relation to those who had stopped lactation. These results support the hypothesis that lactation is directly related to the amount of lead released from bone...
  70. ncbi request reprint [The effects of a rural environment on the prevalence of allergic rhinitis among schoolchildren in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico]
    Claudia Bäcker
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 25:431-7. 2009
    ..To assess the prevalence of allergic rhinitis symptoms among schoolchildren in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, and determine what impact a rural environment might have on this condition...
  71. ncbi request reprint [Validity of peak flow record in asthmatic children residing in Mexico City]
    Diana Jiménez-Millán
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 49:182-9. 2007
    ..To determine the concordance between maximum peak expiratory flow records (PEFr) reported by the parents of asthmatic children and the electronic values stored by the AirWatch device (PEFe)...
  72. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking and colorectal cancer risk: an overall and dose-response meta-analysis of published studies
    V Fedirko
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Ann Oncol 22:1958-72. 2011
    ....
  73. pmc Birth weight, body silhouette over the life course, and incident diabetes in 91,453 middle-aged women from the French Etude Epidemiologique de Femmes de la Mutuelle Generale de l'Education Nationale (E3N) Cohort
    Blandine de Lauzon-Guillain
    INSERM, ERI 20, EA 4045, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Diabetes Care 33:298-303. 2010
    ..Low birth weight is also associated with a higher diabetes incidence. We aimed to examine to what extent the evolution of body shape, from childhood to adulthood, is related to incident diabetes in late adulthood...
  74. doi request reprint Progestagens use before menopause and breast cancer risk according to histology and hormone receptors
    Alban Fabre
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, ERI 20, Villejuif, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2723-8. 2008
    ..46). The premenopausal use of progestagens after the age of 40 years may be preferentially associated with the risk of lobular breast cancer and differentially affect the risk of breast cancer according to the hormone receptor status...
  75. pmc The risk of Ascaris lumbricoides infection in children as an environmental health indicator to guide preventive activities in Caparaó and Alto Caparaó, Brazil
    Fernando Ferreira Carneiro
    Centro Mineiro de Estudos Epidemiológicos e Ambientais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, 31 310 580, Brazil
    Bull World Health Organ 80:40-6. 2002
    ..To develop an environmental health indicator for use as a basis for developing preventive measures against Ascaris lumbricoides infection in children from the rural municipalities of Caparaó and Alto Caparaó, in Minas Gerais, Brazil...
  76. ncbi request reprint Fine particulate matter and wheezing illnesses in the first year of life
    Paulina Pino
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Epidemiology 15:702-8. 2004
    ..Recent evidence implicates fine particulate matter (PM2.5), principally from vehicular exhaust, as a major cause of increased mortality and morbidity. However, there are limited data on the impact of PM2.5 on infant respiratory illnesses...
  77. ncbi request reprint The influence of functional limitations and various demographic factors on self-reported activity restriction at older ages
    Emmanuelle Cambois
    Institut National d Etudes Demographiques, Paris, France
    Disabil Rehabil 27:871-83. 2005
    ..but such limitations do not evenly reduce activity performance. We assessed how age, sex and the place of residence (household or institutions) changed the risk of reporting restrictions for similar functional problems...
  78. ncbi request reprint Determining lead sources in Mexico using the lead isotope ratio
    Madhu Chaudhary-Webb
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Environmental Health Laboratory Sciences, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 45:S183-8. 2003
    ..To assess the major source of lead exposure among women residing in Mexico City, we compared blood, ceramic, and gasoline lead isotope ratios...
  79. ncbi request reprint Environmental exposure of commuters in Mexico City to volatile organic compounds as assessed by blood concentrations, 1998
    Sharon Lemire
    Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 46:32-8. 2004
    ..To assess the extent of exposure for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) among nonoccupationally exposed commuters in Mexico City...
  80. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in transforming growth factor beta-1 (TGFB1) and childhood asthma and atopy
    Huiling Li
    Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Hum Genet 121:529-38. 2007
    ..77, 95% CI=1.22-2.57 for two copies). These three SNPs were also related to the degree of atopy. This largest study to date of genetic variation in TGFB1 and asthma and atopy adds to increasing evidence for a role in these disorders...
  81. pmc Folate, vitamin B12 and postmenopausal breast cancer in a prospective study of French women
    Martin Lajous
    INSERM, Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, ERI 20, Institut Gustave Roussy, 39 rue Camille Desmoulins, F 94805, Villejuif Cedex, France
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1209-13. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate folate intake in relation to breast cancer risk and examine whether the relation is affected by alcohol and intake of vitamin B(2) and B(12)...
  82. ncbi request reprint Measurements of personal exposure to nitrogen dioxide in four Mexican cities in 1996
    Matiana Ramirez-Aguilar
    Environmental Health Sciences Department, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 52:50-7. 2002
    ..68). These findings suggest that outdoor NO2 concentrations were an important influence on the personal exposure to NO2, due to the specific characteristics and personal behavior of the people in these Mexican cities...
  83. ncbi request reprint [Air pollution, bronchial asthma, and acute respiratory infections in minors, Habana City]
    Manuel Romero-Placeres
    Instituto Nacional de Higiene, Epidemiologia y Microbiologia, La Habana, Cuba
    Salud Publica Mex 46:222-33. 2004
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Country of birth as a risk factor for asthma among Mexican Americans
    Fernando Holguin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:103-8. 2005
    ..6-5.5). In conclusion, the prevalence of asthma was higher in U.S.-born than in Mexican-born Mexican Americans. This finding highlights the importance of environmental exposures in developing asthma in a migratory population...
  85. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in arginase I and II and childhood asthma and atopy
    Huiling Li
    Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:119-26. 2006
    ..A recent microarray study implicated arginase I (ARG1) and arginase II (ARG2) in mouse allergic asthma models and human asthma...
  86. ncbi request reprint The global burden of disease due to outdoor air pollution
    Aaron J Cohen
    Health Effects Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1301-7. 2005
    ..If air pollution multiplies both incidence and mortality to the same extent (i.e., the same relative risk), then the DALYs for cardiopulmonary disease increase by 20% worldwide...
  87. pmc Parental smoking modifies the relation between genetic variation in tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF) and childhood asthma
    Hao Wu
    Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health DHHS, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:616-22. 2007
    ..Parental smoking is a consistent risk factor for childhood asthma. Secondhand smoke and ozone both stimulate TNF production...
  88. ncbi request reprint Impact of traffic flow on the asthma prevalence among school children in Lima, Peru
    Luz Carbajal-Arroyo
    Departamento de Estadistica, Demografía, Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    J Asthma 44:197-202. 2007
    ..To estimate the impact of traffic flow on the prevalence of asthma among school children of 6 to 7 and 13 to 14-years of age...
  89. doi request reprint International study of temperature, heat and urban mortality: the 'ISOTHURM' project
    Anthony J McMichael
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1121-31. 2008
    ..This study describes heat- and cold-related mortality in 12 urban populations in low- and middle-income countries, thereby extending knowledge of how diverse populations, in non-OECD countries, respond to temperature extremes...
  90. ncbi request reprint Traffic-related exposures, airway function, inflammation, and respiratory symptoms in children
    Fernando Holguin
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:1236-42. 2007
    ..Traffic-related emissions have been associated with respiratory symptoms in some studies. However, there is limited information on how traffic-related emissions relate to lung function and airway inflammation...
  91. ncbi request reprint Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (phosphate) reduced:quinone oxidoreductase and glutathione S-transferase M1 polymorphisms and childhood asthma
    Gloria L David
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, PO Box 12233, MD D2 01, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:1199-204. 2003
    ..2-0.8). The p value for difference in relative risk for NQO1 by GSTM1 genotype = 0.013. These data are consistent with a protective effect of the NQO1 Ser allele in this population of GSTM1-null children with high ozone exposure...
  92. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and heart rate variability among the elderly in Mexico City
    Fernando Holguin
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30335, USA
    Epidemiology 14:521-7. 2003
    ..Suspended particles and ozone have been associated with varying degrees of cardiac autonomic dysfunction...
  93. doi request reprint Panel discussion review: session two--interpretation of observed associations between multiple ambient air pollutants and health effects in epidemiologic analyses
    Jee Young Kim
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, US Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:S83-9. 2007
    ..Source apportionment analysis is one method that may allow further advancement in understanding the source components that contribute to multipollutant health effects...
  94. ncbi request reprint Diet, wheeze, and atopy in school children in Menorca, Spain
    Leda Chatzi
    Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:480-5. 2007
    ..Our results support a potential protective effect of fruity vegetables and fish intake during childhood on wheeze and atopy respectively...
  95. ncbi request reprint Identification of asthma risk factors in Mexico City in an International Study of Asthma and Allergy in Childhood survey
    Blanca Del-Rio-Navarro
    Hospital Infantil de Mexico, Allergy Department, Dr Marquez 162, Mexico City 06720, Mexico
    Allergy Asthma Proc 27:325-33. 2006
    ..Future interventions for the prevention and early diagnosis and treatment could be focused in the natural history of the atopic march...
  96. pmc Genetic variation in S-nitrosoglutathione reductase (GSNOR) and childhood asthma
    Hao Wu
    Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:322-8. 2007
    ..GSNOR knockout mice have increased lung S-nitrosothiol levels and are therefore protected from airway hyperresponsiveness after methacholine or allergen challenge...
  97. ncbi request reprint [DDT/DDE concentrations and risk of hypospadias. Pilot case-control study]
    Silvia Flores-Luévano
    Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Delegación Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 45:431-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate the association between maternal serum DDT/DDE levels and risk of hypospadias...
  98. ncbi request reprint Cardiac autonomic changes associated with fish oil vs soy oil supplementation in the elderly
    Fernando Holguin
    Emory University School of Medicine, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS E 17, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Chest 127:1102-7. 2005
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint [French centenarians and their functional health status]
    Jean Marie Robine
    INSERM Démographie et Santé, Val d Aurelle, Parc Euromedecine, 34298 Montpellier
    Presse Med 32:360-4. 2003
    ....
  100. doi request reprint Biomass fuels and respiratory diseases: a review of the evidence
    Carlos Torres-Duque
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:577-90. 2008
    ..Consequently, complex solutions need to be locally adapted, and involve the commitment and active participation of governments, scientific societies, nongovernmental organizations, and the general community...