Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen

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Publications

  1. ncbi Using personal sensors to assess the exposome and acute health effects
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:7805-19. 2014
  2. pmc Comparison of physical activity measures using mobile phone-based CalFit and Actigraph
    David Donaire-González
    Center for research in environmental epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Med Internet Res 15:e111. 2013
  3. ncbi Air pollution and human fertility rates
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Spain UPF, Spain Electronic address
    Environ Int 70:9-14. 2014
  4. pmc Environmental exposure assessment in European birth cohorts: results from the ENRIECO project
    Ulrike Gehring
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 12:8. 2013
  5. pmc Low level maternal smoking and infant birthweight reduction: genetic contributions of GSTT1 and GSTM1 polymorphisms
    Asta Danileviciute
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University, Donelaicio st, 58, 44248, Kaunas, Lithuania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:161. 2012
  6. pmc Environmental risk factors of pregnancy outcomes: a summary of recent meta-analyses of epidemiological studies
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Dr, Aiguader 88, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
    Environ Health 12:6. 2013
  7. doi The epidemiology and possible mechanisms of disinfection by-products in drinking water
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona PRBB Office 183 05, C Doctor Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 367:4043-76. 2009
  8. pmc Chlorination disinfection by-products in drinking water and congenital anomalies: review and meta-analyses
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1486-93. 2009
  9. pmc Individual exposures to drinking water trihalomethanes, low birth weight and small for gestational age risk: a prospective Kaunas cohort study
    Regina Grazuleviciene
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Environ Health 10:32. 2011
  10. pmc Tap water use amongst pregnant women in a multi-ethnic cohort
    Rachel B Smith
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, UK
    Environ Health 8:S7. 2009

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Publications40

  1. ncbi Using personal sensors to assess the exposome and acute health effects
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:7805-19. 2014
    ..We aimed to discuss and demonstrate the recent developments in personal sensors to measure multiple exposures and possible acute health responses, and discuss the main challenges ahead...
  2. pmc Comparison of physical activity measures using mobile phone-based CalFit and Actigraph
    David Donaire-González
    Center for research in environmental epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Med Internet Res 15:e111. 2013
    ..Novel sensing technologies built into smartphones offer the potential to fill this gap...
  3. ncbi Air pollution and human fertility rates
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Spain UPF, Spain Electronic address
    Environ Int 70:9-14. 2014
    ..However, no studies have evaluated the impact of air pollution on human fertility rates...
  4. pmc Environmental exposure assessment in European birth cohorts: results from the ENRIECO project
    Ulrike Gehring
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 12:8. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Low level maternal smoking and infant birthweight reduction: genetic contributions of GSTT1 and GSTM1 polymorphisms
    Asta Danileviciute
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University, Donelaicio st, 58, 44248, Kaunas, Lithuania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:161. 2012
    ..Genetic susceptibility to tobacco smoke might modify the effect of smoking on pregnancy outcomes...
  6. pmc Environmental risk factors of pregnancy outcomes: a summary of recent meta-analyses of epidemiological studies
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Dr, Aiguader 88, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
    Environ Health 12:6. 2013
    ..We aimed to describe the methodologies used in these recent meta-analyses of environmental exposures and pregnancy outcomes. Furthermore, we aimed to report their main findings...
  7. doi The epidemiology and possible mechanisms of disinfection by-products in drinking water
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona PRBB Office 183 05, C Doctor Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 367:4043-76. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Chlorination disinfection by-products in drinking water and congenital anomalies: review and meta-analyses
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1486-93. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Individual exposures to drinking water trihalomethanes, low birth weight and small for gestational age risk: a prospective Kaunas cohort study
    Regina Grazuleviciene
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Environ Health 10:32. 2011
    ..We examined the relationship of individual exposures to THMs in drinking water on low birth weight (LBW), small for gestational age (SGA), and birth weight (BW) in singleton births...
  10. pmc Tap water use amongst pregnant women in a multi-ethnic cohort
    Rachel B Smith
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, UK
    Environ Health 8:S7. 2009
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  11. ncbi Green space, health inequality and pregnancy
    Payam Dadvand
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Int 40:110-5. 2012
    ..3 (43.1, 829.5)) or lived close to a major green space (Regression coefficient (95% CI)) of 189.8 (23.9, 355.7)). Our findings suggest a beneficial effect of exposure to green spaces on birth weight only in the lowest SEP group...
  12. pmc Ambient air pollution and preeclampsia: a spatiotemporal analysis
    Payam Dadvand
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 121:1365-71. 2013
    ..Available evidence concerning the association between air pollution and preeclampsia is limited, and specific associations with early- and late-onset preeclampsia have not been assessed...
  13. ncbi Health impacts of long-term exposure to disinfection by-products in drinking water in Europe: HIWATE
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Centre for research in Environmental, Epidemiology CREAL, Parc de Recerca Biomédical de Barcelona PRBB, Barcelona, Spain
    J Water Health 7:185-207. 2009
    ..The outcome will be improved risk assessment and better information for risk management. The work is divided into different topics (exposure assessment, epidemiology, risk assessment and management) and studies...
  14. doi Saharan dust episodes and pregnancy
    Payam Dadvand
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Dr Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    J Environ Monit 13:3222-8. 2011
    ..8 and 0.5 days respectively). Our findings were not suggestive for any adverse effect of Saharan dust episodes on our included pregnancy complications and outcomes...
  15. pmc Surrounding greenness and pregnancy outcomes in four Spanish birth cohorts
    Payam Dadvand
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1481-7. 2012
    ..Green spaces have been associated with improved physical and mental health; however, the available evidence on the impact of green spaces on pregnancy is scarce...
  16. pmc Swimming pool attendance, asthma, allergies, and lung function in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children cohort
    Laia Font-Ribera
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:582-8. 2011
    ..Cross-sectional studies have reported inconsistent findings for the association between recreational swimming pool attendance and asthma and allergic diseases in childhood...
  17. pmc Short-term changes in respiratory biomarkers after swimming in a chlorinated pool
    Laia Font-Ribera
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1538-44. 2010
    ..Swimming in chlorinated pools involves exposure to disinfection by-products (DBPs) and has been associated with impaired respiratory health...
  18. pmc Traffic-related air pollution and congenital anomalies in Barcelona
    Anna Schembari
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 122:317-23. 2014
    ..However, few studies have investigated the effects of traffic-related air pollutants with sufficient spatial accuracy...
  19. pmc Prenatal exposure to traffic-related air pollution and ultrasound measures of fetal growth in the INMA Sabadell cohort
    Inmaculada Aguilera
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain iaguilera creal cat
    Environ Health Perspect 118:705-11. 2010
    ..Few studies have used longitudinal ultrasound measurements to assess the effect of traffic-related air pollution on fetal growth...
  20. ncbi Residential proximity to major roads and term low birth weight: the roles of air pollution, heat, noise, and road-adjacent trees
    Payam Dadvand
    From the aCentre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain bCIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain cOffice of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland, CA dDepartment of Maternal Foetal Medicine, ICGON, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain eUniversitat Pompeu Fabra UPF, Barcelona, Spain fInstitute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands gSchool of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA and hJulius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Epidemiology 25:518-25. 2014
    ..5), PM(2.5-10), PM(10), PM(2.5) absorbance, nitrogen dioxide, and nitrogen oxides), heat, and noise and buffering effect of road-adjacent trees on this association...
  21. ncbi Ambient air pollution and low birthweight: a European cohort study (ESCAPE)
    Marie Pedersen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain Centros de Investigación Biomédica en Red Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Madrid, Spain Inserm, U823, Team of Environmental Epidemiology Applied to Reproduction and Respiratory Health, Institute Albert Bonniot, Grenoble, France Electronic address
    Lancet Respir Med 1:695-704. 2013
    ..Ambient air pollution has been associated with restricted fetal growth, which is linked with adverse respiratory health in childhood. We assessed the effect of maternal exposure to low concentrations of ambient air pollution on birthweight...
  22. pmc The health risks and benefits of cycling in urban environments compared with car use: health impact assessment study
    David Rojas-Rueda
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, c Doctor Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    BMJ 343:d4521. 2011
    ..To estimate the risks and benefits to health of travel by bicycle, using a bicycle sharing scheme, compared with travel by car in an urban environment...
  23. ncbi Chlorination disinfection by-products in drinking water and congenital anomalies: review and meta-analyses
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Cien Saude Colet 15:3109-23. 2010
    ..Although some individual studies have suggested an association between chlorination disinfection by-products and congenital anomalies, meta-analyses of all currently available studies demonstrate little evidence of such association...
  24. pmc Climate extremes and the length of gestation
    Payam Dadvand
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1449-53. 2011
    ..Although future climate is predicted to have more extreme heat conditions, the available evidence on the impact of these conditions on pregnancy length is very scarce and inconclusive...
  25. pmc Improving estimates of air pollution exposure through ubiquitous sensing technologies
    Audrey de Nazelle
    Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London, London SW7 1NA, UK
    Environ Pollut 176:92-9. 2013
    ..Due to the large number of mobile phone users, this technology potentially provides an unobtrusive means of enhancing epidemiologic exposure data at low cost...
  26. ncbi Patterns of water use and exposure to trihalomethanes among children in Spain
    Laia Font-Ribera
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Doctor Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Res 110:571-9. 2010
    ..As drinking water was mainly bottled and bathing was infrequent, showering and swimming in pools were the main pathways of THM exposure. Specific water uses among children slightly differed by sociodemographic characteristics...
  27. ncbi Inequality, green spaces, and pregnant women: Roles of ethnicity and individual and neighbourhood socioeconomic status
    Payam Dadvand
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain Universitat Pompeu Fabra UPF, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Environ Int 71:101-8. 2014
    ..Our study showed that residential surrounding greenness is associated with better foetal growth and this association could vary between different ethnic and socioeconomic groups. ..
  28. pmc The effect of different boiling and filtering devices on the concentration of disinfection by-products in tap water
    Glòria Carrasco-Turigas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Dr Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    J Environ Public Health 2013:959480. 2013
    ..This needs to be considered in the exposure assessment of the epidemiological studies...
  29. pmc Genotoxic effects in swimmers exposed to disinfection by-products in indoor swimming pools
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1531-7. 2010
    ..A recent study (Villanueva et al. 2007; Am J Epidemiol 165:148-156) found an increased bladder cancer risk among subjects attending swimming pools relative to those not attending...
  30. pmc Association between GIS-based exposure to urban air pollution during pregnancy and birth weight in the INMA Sabadell Cohort
    Inmaculada Aguilera
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1322-7. 2009
    ..There is growing evidence that traffic-related air pollution reduces birth weight. Improving exposure assessment is a key issue to advance in this research area...
  31. ncbi Ambient air pollution and pregnancy-induced hypertensive disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Marie Pedersen
    From the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain M P, L S, M J N, P D CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Madrid, Spain M P, M J N, P D Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain M P, M J N, P D INSERM, U823, Team of Environmental Epidemiology Applied to Reproduction and Respiratory Health, Institute Albert Bonniot, Grenoble, France M P, R S Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago L S University Joseph Fourier, Institute Albert Bonniot, Grenoble, France R S Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark M S, O R N and Department of Maternal Foetal Medicine, ICGON, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain F F
    Hypertension 64:494-500. 2014
    ..68) for combined pregnancy-induced hypertensive disorders and 1.30 (95% confidence interval, 1.11-1.48) for preeclampsia. Our results suggest that exposure to air pollution increases the risk of pregnancy-induced hypertensive disorders. ..
  32. doi Improving health through policies that promote active travel: a review of evidence to support integrated health impact assessment
    Audrey de Nazelle
    Center for research in environmental epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Int 37:766-77. 2011
    ..Little is known, however, about the interconnections among effects of policies considered, including potential unintended consequences...
  33. pmc Maternal exposure to particulate air pollution and term birth weight: a multi-country evaluation of effect and heterogeneity
    Payam Dadvand
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 121:267-373. 2013
    ..A growing body of evidence has associated maternal exposure to air pollution with adverse effects on fetal growth; however, the existing literature is inconsistent...
  34. doi Participation rates in the selection of population controls in a case-control study of colorectal cancer using two recruitment methods
    Gemma Castano-Vinyals
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 25:353-6. 2011
    ..Low participation rates in the selection of population controls are an increasing concern for the validity of case-control studies worldwide...
  35. ncbi Prenatal exposure to DDE and PCB 153 and respiratory health in early childhood: a meta-analysis
    Mireia Gascon
    From the aCentre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain bCIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Spain cIMIM Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain dUniversitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain eUniversity of Valencia, Spain fCenter for Public Health Research CSISP FISABIO, Valencia, Spain gSubdirección de Salud Pública de Gipuzkoa, Departamento de Sanidad del Gobierno Vasco, Spain hBiodonostia, Donostia Ospitalea, Donostia San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain iDepartment of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital Bispebjerg, Copenhagen, Denmark jDepartment of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece kINSERM, U1085 Irset, University of Rennes I, Rennes, France lNorwegian Institute of Public Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway mEnvironmental Risk and Health, Flemish Institute for Technological Research VITO, Mol, Belgium nNational Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Environmental Health, Chemical Exposure Unit, Finland oRuhr University Bochum, Department of Hygiene, USA
    Epidemiology 25:544-53. 2014
    ..We studied the association between prenatal exposure to dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) and polychlorinated biphenyl 153 (PCB 153) and children's respiratory health in European birth cohorts...
  36. pmc Assessing exposure and health consequences of chemicals in drinking water: current state of knowledge and research needs
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 122:213-21. 2014
    ....
  37. ncbi Estimation of outdoor NO(x), NO(2), and BTEX exposure in a cohort of pregnant women using land use regression modeling
    Inmaculada Aguilera
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Institut Municipal Investigacio Medica, Doctor Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Sci Technol 42:815-21. 2008
    ..These models will be used to study the association between prenatal exposure to air pollution and adverse pregnancy outcomes and early childhhod effects in the cohort...
  38. ncbi Sources of variability in levels and exposure to trihalomethanes
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Doctor Aiguader, 88, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    Environ Res 103:211-20. 2007
    ..In a population that mainly drinks bottled water (e.g., pregnant women), individual THM uptakes are dominated by inhalation and dermal absorption during, showering, swimming in pools, and bathing...
  39. pmc The human early-life exposome (HELIX): project rationale and design
    Martine Vrijheid
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 122:535-44. 2014
    ..Human research on this topic has generally focused on single exposure-health effect relationships. The "exposome" concept encompasses the totality of exposures from conception onward, complementing the genome...