Manuel Franco

Summary

Affiliation: Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prevention of childhood obesity in Spain: a focus on policies outside the health sector. SESPAS report 2010
    Manuel Franco
    Departamento de Epidemiologia, Centro Nacional de Investigación Cardiovascular CNIC, Madrid, Espana
    Gac Sanit 24:49-55. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Neighborhood characteristics and availability of healthy foods in Baltimore
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2217, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:561-7. 2008
  3. pmc Availability of healthy foods and dietary patterns: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:897-904. 2009
  4. pmc Obesity reduction and its possible consequences: what can we learn from Cuba's Special Period?
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    CMAJ 178:1032-4. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Difference by sex but not by race/ethnicity in the visceral adipose tissue-depressive symptoms association: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Rosemay A Remigio-Baker
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 47:78-87. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Challenges and opportunities for cardiovascular disease prevention
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology, Atherothrombosis and Imaging, National Center for Cardiovascular Research, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Med 124:95-102. 2011
  7. pmc Healthy food availability and the association with BMI in Baltimore, Maryland
    Sarah Stark Casagrande
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Public Health Nutr 14:1001-7. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Unemployment and stillbirth risk among foreign-born and Spanish pregnant women in Spain, 2007-2010: a multilevel analysis study
    Miguel Ángel Luque-Fernández
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:991-9. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of energy intake, physical activity, and population-wide weight loss on cardiovascular disease and diabetes mortality in Cuba, 1980-2005
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1374-80. 2007
  10. pmc Physical environment may modify the association between depressive symptoms and change in waist circumference: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Rosemay A Remigio-Baker
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
    Psychosomatics 55:144-54. 2014

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Prevention of childhood obesity in Spain: a focus on policies outside the health sector. SESPAS report 2010
    Manuel Franco
    Departamento de Epidemiologia, Centro Nacional de Investigación Cardiovascular CNIC, Madrid, Espana
    Gac Sanit 24:49-55. 2010
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  2. doi request reprint Neighborhood characteristics and availability of healthy foods in Baltimore
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2217, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:561-7. 2008
    ..The availability of healthy foods has rarely been directly measured in a systematic fashion. This study examines the associations among the availability of healthy foods and racial and income neighborhood composition...
  3. pmc Availability of healthy foods and dietary patterns: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:897-904. 2009
    ..Inadequate availability of healthy foods may be a barrier to achieving recommended diets...
  4. pmc Obesity reduction and its possible consequences: what can we learn from Cuba's Special Period?
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    CMAJ 178:1032-4. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Difference by sex but not by race/ethnicity in the visceral adipose tissue-depressive symptoms association: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Rosemay A Remigio-Baker
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 47:78-87. 2014
    ..e. body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference), but few have examined the association between depressive symptoms and intra-abdominal fat. Of these a limited number assessed the relationship in a multi-racial/ethnic population...
  6. doi request reprint Challenges and opportunities for cardiovascular disease prevention
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology, Atherothrombosis and Imaging, National Center for Cardiovascular Research, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Med 124:95-102. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Healthy food availability and the association with BMI in Baltimore, Maryland
    Sarah Stark Casagrande
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Public Health Nutr 14:1001-7. 2011
    ..To study the association between the availability of healthy foods and BMI by neighbourhood race and socio-economic status (SES)...
  8. doi request reprint Unemployment and stillbirth risk among foreign-born and Spanish pregnant women in Spain, 2007-2010: a multilevel analysis study
    Miguel Ángel Luque-Fernández
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:991-9. 2013
    ..In conclusion, regional disparities in stillbirth rates in Spain in the period 2007-2010 were mainly associated with mothers who had low levels of education, were African-born, and lived in regions with higher unemployment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of energy intake, physical activity, and population-wide weight loss on cardiovascular disease and diabetes mortality in Cuba, 1980-2005
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1374-80. 2007
    ..These results suggest that population-wide measures designed to reduce energy stores, without affecting nutritional sufficiency, may lead to declines in diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevalence and mortality...
  10. pmc Physical environment may modify the association between depressive symptoms and change in waist circumference: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Rosemay A Remigio-Baker
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
    Psychosomatics 55:144-54. 2014
    ..Although the bidirectional association between depressive symptoms and adiposity has been recognized, the contribution of neighborhood factors to this relationship has not been assessed...
  11. pmc The association of endogenous sex hormones, adiposity, and insulin resistance with incident diabetes in postmenopausal women
    Rita Rastogi Kalyani
    Departments of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:4127-35. 2009
    ..Previous studies have not explored possible factors explaining these relationships...
  12. pmc A cluster randomized trial to evaluate the efficacy of a school-based behavioral intervention for health promotion among children aged 3 to 5
    José L Peñalvo
    Department of Epidemiology, Atherothrombosis and Imaging, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares CNIC, Madrid, 28029, Spain
    BMC Public Health 13:656. 2013
    ..A secondary objective is to evaluate improvements in cardiovascular health-related markers (anthropometric parameters, blood pressure, and dietary and physical activity patterns) in these same children...
  13. pmc Smoke before food: a tale of Baltimore City
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Md 21205 2217, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1178. 2007
  14. pmc The JECH gallery. Money orders and alcohol yes; fruits, vegetables and skimmed milk no
    Manuel Franco
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:94. 2007