Manolis Kogevinas

Summary

Affiliation: Hospital del Mar
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Occupation, smoking, and chronic obstructive respiratory disorders: a cross sectional study in an industrial area of Catalonia, Spain
    Angeles Jaén
    Centre d Estudis Epidemiològics sobre la SIDA de Catalunya CEESCAT, Crta de Canyet s n, 08916 Badalona, Spain
    Environ Health 5:2. 2006
  2. pmc Acute health effects after accidental exposure to styrene from drinking water in Spain
    Alberto Arnedo-Pena
    Centro de Salud Pública, Dirección Territorial de Salud, Castellon, Spain
    Environ Health 2:6. 2003
  3. ncbi Human health effects of dioxins: cancer, reproductive and endocrine system effects
    M Kogevinas
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod Update 7:331-9. 2001
  4. ncbi Commentary: standardized coding of occupational data in epidemiological studies
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 32:428-9. 2003
  5. ncbi Occupation and bladder cancer among men in Western Europe
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Causes Control 14:907-14. 2003
  6. pmc The importance of cultural factors in the recognition of occupational disease
    M Kogevinas
    Occup Environ Med 62:286; discussion 287. 2005
  7. ncbi Introduction: epidemiologic research on occupational health in women
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 44:563-4. 2003
  8. ncbi Exposure to substances in the workplace and new-onset asthma: an international prospective population-based study (ECRHS-II)
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet 370:336-41. 2007
  9. ncbi Hair dye use is not associated with risk for bladder cancer: evidence from a case-control study in Spain
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Dr Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Cancer 42:1448-54. 2006
  10. ncbi Occupational asthma in Europe and other industrialised areas: a population-based study. European Community Respiratory Health Survey Study Group
    M Kogevinas
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet 353:1750-4. 1999

Research Grants

  1. COMMUNITY BASED STUDY ON OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA, ECRHS-OA
    Manolis Kogevinas; Fiscal Year: 1999
  2. COMMUNITY BASED STUDY ON OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA, ECRHS-OA
    Manolis Kogevinas; Fiscal Year: 2000
  3. COMMUNITY BASED STUDY ON OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA, ECRHS-OA
    Manolis Kogevinas; Fiscal Year: 2001

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications137 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Occupation, smoking, and chronic obstructive respiratory disorders: a cross sectional study in an industrial area of Catalonia, Spain
    Angeles Jaén
    Centre d Estudis Epidemiològics sobre la SIDA de Catalunya CEESCAT, Crta de Canyet s n, 08916 Badalona, Spain
    Environ Health 5:2. 2006
    ..We assessed the association between lifetime occupational exposures and airflow obstruction in a cross-sectional survey in an urban-industrial area of Catalonia, Spain...
  2. pmc Acute health effects after accidental exposure to styrene from drinking water in Spain
    Alberto Arnedo-Pena
    Centro de Salud Pública, Dirección Territorial de Salud, Castellon, Spain
    Environ Health 2:6. 2003
    ..We studied subjective health symptoms in a population accidentally exposed to high styrene concentrations in drinking tap water. The contamination occurred during the reparation of a water tank...
  3. ncbi Human health effects of dioxins: cancer, reproductive and endocrine system effects
    M Kogevinas
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Reprod Update 7:331-9. 2001
    ..Experimental data indicate that endocrine and reproductive effects should be among the most sensitive effects in both animals and humans. Epidemiological studies have evaluated only a few of these effects...
  4. ncbi Commentary: standardized coding of occupational data in epidemiological studies
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 32:428-9. 2003
  5. ncbi Occupation and bladder cancer among men in Western Europe
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Causes Control 14:907-14. 2003
    ..We examined which occupations and industries are currently at high risk for bladder cancer in men...
  6. pmc The importance of cultural factors in the recognition of occupational disease
    M Kogevinas
    Occup Environ Med 62:286; discussion 287. 2005
  7. ncbi Introduction: epidemiologic research on occupational health in women
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 44:563-4. 2003
  8. ncbi Exposure to substances in the workplace and new-onset asthma: an international prospective population-based study (ECRHS-II)
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet 370:336-41. 2007
    ..We therefore aimed to estimate the relative and attributable risks of new-onset asthma in relation to occupations, work-related exposures, and inhalation accidents...
  9. ncbi Hair dye use is not associated with risk for bladder cancer: evidence from a case-control study in Spain
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Dr Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Cancer 42:1448-54. 2006
    ..None of the polymorphisms examined significantly modified the hair dye associated risk. Overall, this study does not support an association between hair dye use and bladder cancer...
  10. ncbi Occupational asthma in Europe and other industrialised areas: a population-based study. European Community Respiratory Health Survey Study Group
    M Kogevinas
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet 353:1750-4. 1999
    ..There are no large population-based studies on occupational asthma, and few estimates of the proportion of asthma attributed to occupation, even though asthma is the most common occupational respiratory disorder in industrialised countries...
  11. pmc Cancer risk in the rubber industry: a review of the recent epidemiological evidence
    M Kogevinas
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 55:1-12. 1998
    ..To examine the recent epidemiological evidence on cancer risk among workers in the rubber industry...
  12. ncbi Studies of cancer in humans
    M Kogevinas
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Food Addit Contam 17:317-24. 2000
    ..It should be borne in mind that the general population is exposed to 2-3 orders of magnitude lower levels of TCDD than those experienced by the equivalent life-time dose in the industrial populations examined or the population of Seveso...
  13. pmc Determinants of quality of interview and impact on risk estimates in a case-control study of bladder cancer
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Epidemiol 170:237-43. 2009
    ..The collection of quality of interview scores and the exclusion of unreliable interviews probably reduce misclassification of exposure in observational studies...
  14. pmc Coffee consumption, genetic susceptibility and bladder cancer risk
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, PRBB Building, Doctor Aiguader, 88, 08003, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Causes Control 20:121-7. 2009
    ..We evaluated the bladder cancer risk associated with coffee consumption in a case-control study in Spain and examined the gene-environment interactions for genetic variants of caffeine-metabolizing enzymes...
  15. ncbi Risk of bladder cancer associated with family history of cancer: do low-penetrance polymorphisms account for the increase in risk?
    Cristiane Murta-Nascimento
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Carrer del Dr Aiguader 88, E 08003, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1595-600. 2007
    ..Whether these correspond to low-penetrance cancer-predisposing polymorphisms acting together and/or interacting with environmental factors warrants further research...
  16. pmc Socioeconomic status and exposure to disinfection by-products in drinking water in Spain
    Gemma Castano-Vinyals
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health 10:18. 2011
    ..Disinfection by-products in drinking water are chemical contaminants that have been associated with cancer and other adverse effects. Exposure occurs from consumption of tap water, inhalation and dermal absorption...
  17. ncbi Use of analgesics and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, genetic predisposition, and bladder cancer risk in Spain
    Joan Fortuny
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Autonomous University of Barcelona corrected Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1696-702. 2006
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  18. doi Micronuclei assessment in the urothelial cells of women using hair dyes and its modulation by genetic polymorphisms
    Felicidad Espinoza
    Grup de Mutagenesi, Departament de Genetica i de Microbiologia, Edifici Cn, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    Cancer Lett 263:259-66. 2008
    ..Findings of an increased frequency of MN in urothelial cells of hair dye users suggest a possible genotoxic effect of hair dye compounds and need confirmation in larger studies...
  19. ncbi Bulky DNA adduct formation and risk of bladder cancer
    Gemma Castano-Vinyals
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Doctor Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2155-9. 2007
    ..Results do not support an association of bladder cancer risk with low-level exposure to PAHs as measured through the formation of bulky DNA adducts in peripheral mononuclear cells...
  20. doi Maternal dietary intake of dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls and birth size in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa)
    Eleni Papadopoulou
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Environ Int 60:209-16. 2013
    ..In conclusion, dietary intakes of dioxins and PCBs during pregnancy were negatively associated with fetal growth, even at intakes below the TWI. ..
  21. ncbi Persistent organic pollutants exposure during pregnancy, maternal gestational weight gain, and birth outcomes in the mother-child cohort in Crete, Greece (RHEA study)
    Marina Vafeiadi
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain Hospital del Mar Research Institute IMIM, Barcelona, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece Electronic address
    Environ Int 64:116-23. 2014
    ..Maternal gestational weight gain has been recently suggested as a key factor explaining the association between PCBs with lower birth weight...
  22. doi Fish intake during pregnancy, fetal growth, and gestational length in 19 European birth cohort studies
    Vasiliki Leventakou
    Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece VL, TR, and LC the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain DM, MC, JS, MK, and MV the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain DM, MC, JS, MK, and MV the Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health and Cardiovascular Research and Development Unit, University of Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal HB and AO the Public Health Institute, University of Porto, Portugal HB and AO the Department for Genes and Environment ME and Department of Chronic Diseases HS, Division of Epidemiology, and the Division of Environmental Medicine A LB, MH, and HMH, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway the Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain MC, M Murcia, JS, MK, Department of Pharmacy
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:506-16. 2014
    ..Fish is a rich source of essential nutrients for fetal development, but in contrast, it is also a well-known route of exposure to environmental pollutants...
  23. ncbi A pooled analysis of bladder cancer case-control studies evaluating smoking in men and women
    Diana Puente
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, 80 Dr Aiguader Rd, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
    Cancer Causes Control 17:71-9. 2006
    ..We pooled primary data from 14 case-control studies of bladder cancer from Europe and North America and evaluated differences in risk of smoking by gender...
  24. pmc Biological and statistical approaches for modeling exposure to specific trihalomethanes and bladder cancer risk
    Lucas A Salas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Epidemiol 178:652-60. 2013
    ..A variety of metrics and statistical approaches should be used to evaluate this association in other settings. ..
  25. ncbi Bladder cancer and exposure to water disinfection by-products through ingestion, bathing, showering, and swimming in pools
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Epidemiol 165:148-56. 2007
    ..57 (95% confidence interval: 1.18, 2.09). Bladder cancer risk was associated with long-term exposure to THMs in chlorinated water at levels regularly occurring in industrialized countries...
  26. ncbi Air pollution and risk of urinary bladder cancer in a case-control study in Spain
    Gemma Castano-Vinyals
    Gemma Castaño Vinyals, Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, C Doctor Aiguader, 88, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 65:56-60. 2008
    ..Air pollution has been associated with an increased risk for lung cancer. We examined whether long-term air pollution is associated with bladder cancer risk...
  27. ncbi Prospective study of FGFR3 mutations as a prognostic factor in nonmuscle invasive urothelial bladder carcinomas
    Silvia Hernandez
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Oncol 24:3664-71. 2006
    ..To determine the frequency and the prognostic value of fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 (FGFR3) mutations in patients with nonmuscle invasive bladder tumors according to tumor stage and grade...
  28. doi Maternal diet, prenatal exposure to dioxins and other persistent organic pollutants and anogenital distance in children
    Eleni Papadopoulou
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 461:222-9. 2013
    ..In conclusion, maternal high-fat diet may be linked to high prenatal exposure to persistent organic pollutants and endocrine disruptive effects, resulting to phenotypic alterations of the reproductive system...
  29. ncbi Occupational exposure to dyes, metals, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and other agents and K-ras activation in human exocrine pancreatic cancer
    Juan Alguacil
    Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology of Cancer Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 107:635-41. 2003
    ..Results lend moderate support to the hypothesis of indirect relationships between occupational exposure to dyes and organic pigments and the activation of the K-ras gene in the etiopathogenesis of human exocrine pancreatic cancer...
  30. pmc Occupational risk factors for asthma among nurses and related healthcare professionals in an international study
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 64:474-9. 2007
    ....
  31. 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...
  32. pmc A pooling-based genome-wide analysis identifies new potential candidate genes for atopy in the European Community Respiratory Health Survey (ECRHS)
    Francesc Castro-Giner
    Public Health and Epidemiology Network Biomedical Research Center, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Med Genet 10:128. 2009
    ..First, we assessed all markers in a subset of subjects using DNA pooling, and in a second stage we evaluated the most promising markers at an individual level...
  33. doi Maternal pre-pregnancy overweight and obesity, and child neuropsychological development: two Southern European birth cohort studies
    Maribel Casas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, 08003 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 42:506-17. 2013
    ..Maternal pre-pregnancy obesity may be associated with impaired infant neuropsychological development; however, there are few studies and it is unclear if reported associations are due to intrauterine mechanisms...
  34. pmc Birth weight, head circumference, and prenatal exposure to acrylamide from maternal diet: the European prospective mother-child study (NewGeneris)
    Marie Pedersen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1739-45. 2012
    ..Acrylamide is a common dietary exposure that crosses the human placenta. It is classified as a probable human carcinogen, and developmental toxicity has been observed in rodents...
  35. pmc Dietary benzo(a)pyrene and fetal growth: effect modification by vitamin C intake and glutathione S-transferase P1 polymorphism
    Talita Duarte-Salles
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Int 45:1-8. 2012
    ..The role of diet, the main source of PAH exposure among non-smokers, remains uncertain...
  36. 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...
  37. pmc Employment status and use of respiratory protection among metalworkers, solderers and welders
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 64:548-52. 2007
    ..The authors assessed the extent to which use of respiratory protection and ventilation equipment is associated with self-employed versus employee status among adults in an international study...
  38. ncbi Total and specific fluid consumption as determinants of bladder cancer risk
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 118:2040-7. 2006
    ..The association of bladder cancer with tap water consumption, but not with nontap water fluids, suggests that carcinogenic chemicals in tap water may explain the increased risk...
  39. 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...
  40. pmc Bulky dna adducts in cord blood, maternal fruit-and-vegetable consumption, and birth weight in a European mother-child study (NewGeneris)
    Marie Pedersen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 121:1200-6. 2013
    ..Evidence from biomarker-based studies of low-exposed populations is limited. Bulky DNA adducts in cord blood reflect the prenatal effective dose to several genotoxic agents including PAHs...
  41. ncbi PIK3CA mutations are an early genetic alteration associated with FGFR3 mutations in superficial papillary bladder tumors
    Elena Lopez-Knowles
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Carrer del Dr Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Res 66:7401-4. 2006
    ..PIK3CA may constitute a novel diagnostic and prognostic tool, as well as a therapeutic target, in bladder cancer...
  42. doi Use of acetaminophen during pregnancy and risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Cristina Rebordosa
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 38:706-14. 2009
    ..Acetaminophen use during pregnancy has been associated with a reduced risk of stillbirth and preterm birth, but findings are based on few studies with small numbers of exposed women...
  43. ncbi Domestic use of hypochlorite bleach, atopic sensitization, and respiratory symptoms in adults
    Jan Paul Zock
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 124:731-8.e1. 2009
    ..Professional use of hypochlorite (bleach) has been associated with respiratory symptoms. Bleach is capable of inactivating allergens, and there are indications that its domestic use may reduce the risk of allergies in children...
  44. pmc Traffic-related air pollution, oxidative stress genes, and asthma (ECHRS)
    Francesc Castro-Giner
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1919-24. 2009
    ..Traffic-related air pollution is related with asthma, and this association may be modified by genetic factors...
  45. pmc Metalworking exposures and persistent skin symptoms in the ECRHS II and SAPALDIA 2 cohorts
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Contact Dermatitis 60:256-63. 2009
    ..Diseases of the skin are important and often preventable conditions occurring among workers with dermal exposures to irritant and sensitizing agents...
  46. ncbi The p53 pathway and outcome among patients with T1G3 bladder tumors
    Elena Lopez-Knowles
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Cancer Res 12:6029-36. 2006
    ..The aim was to analyze Tp53 and HDM2 in T1G3 bladder tumors and to determine the prognostic value of their alterations...
  47. pmc Occupational exposure to high molecular weight allergens and lymphoma risk among Italian adults
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2650-4. 2009
    ..The present analysis was conducted to assess the associations between occupational exposure to specific HMW allergens and the risk of B-cell, T-cell, and Hodgkin's lymphomas...
  48. doi Occupational exposure to immunologically active agents and risk for lymphoma: the European Epilymph case-control study
    Ana Espinosa
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:378-84. 2013
    ..Allergies and asthma may be protective for the development of lymphoma. We evaluated whether occupational allergens that provoke immune reactivity and asthma through an IgE-mediated pathway are protective for lymphoma...
  49. ncbi [Use of analgesics and aspirin in a Spanish multicenter study]
    Joan Fortuny
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 19:316-20. 2005
    ..To evaluate the use of acetaminophen (paracetamol), aspirin and dipyrone (metamizol) in a multicenter study...
  50. doi Anogenital distances in newborns and children from Spain and Greece: predictors, tracking and reliability
    Eleni Papadopoulou
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:89-99. 2013
    ..We examined anogenital distance measurements and their predictors in males and females and further estimated the reliability of these measurements...
  51. ncbi Exposure to second-hand smoke and reproductive outcomes depending on maternal asthma
    Jordi Sunyer
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 40:371-6. 2012
    ..76-24.76). Maternal asthma did not promote these effects. Maternal history of asthma did not modify the effects of smoking on reproductive outcomes in a cohort sampled from the general population...
  52. ncbi [Measurement of drinking water contaminants and water use activities during pregnancy in a cohort study in Spain]
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Centre de Recerca en Epidemiologia Ambiental CREAL, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 20:1-9. 2006
    ..Within the framework of a follow-up study in pregnant women, we describe: 1) the personal habits of water use and consumption, and 2) trihalomethane levels in the drinking water of the study areas...
  53. pmc Exposure to trihalomethanes through different water uses and birth weight, small for gestational age, and preterm delivery in Spain
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1824-30. 2011
    ..Evidence associating exposure to water disinfection by-products with reduced birth weight and altered duration of gestation remains inconclusive...
  54. doi Pre-natal exposure to paracetamol and risk of wheezing and asthma in children: a birth cohort study
    Cristina Rebordosa
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 37:583-90. 2008
    ..Paracetamol use has been associated with increased prevalence of asthma in children and adults, and one study reported an association between pre-natal exposure to paracetamol and asthma in early childhood...
  55. 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...
  56. doi Use of acetaminophen during pregnancy and risk of preeclampsia, hypertensive and vascular disorders: a birth cohort study
    Cristina Rebordosa
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:371-8. 2010
    ..To examine whether pregnant women who used acetaminophen, a prostaglandinG2 synthase inhibitor, had an increased risk of preeclampsia, gestational hypertension, thromboembolic complications, or abruptio placentae...
  57. ncbi Comorbidity of eczema, rhinitis, and asthma in IgE-sensitised and non-IgE-sensitised children in MeDALL: a population-based cohort study
    Mariona Pinart
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain IMIM Hospital del Mar Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Barcelona, Spain Departament de Ciéncies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet Respir Med 2:131-40. 2014
    ..Eczema, rhinitis, and asthma often coexist (comorbidity) in children, but the proportion of comorbidity not attributable to either chance or the role of IgE sensitisation is unknown. We assessed these factors in children aged 4-8 years...
  58. doi 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...
  59. pmc In utero exposure to dioxins and dioxin-like compounds and anogenital distance in newborns and infants
    Marina Vafeiadi
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 121:125-30. 2013
    ..Anogenital distance in animals is used as a measure of fetal androgen action. Prenatal exposure to dioxins and dioxin-like compounds in rodents causes reproductive changes in male offspring and decreases anogenital distance...
  60. ncbi Lung function decline, chronic bronchitis, and occupational exposures in young adults
    Jordi Sunyer
    Respiratory and Health Research Unit, Medical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1139-45. 2005
    ..Occupational exposures to vapors, gas, dust, or fumes have been shown to be a risk factor of airway obstruction in cross-sectional studies in the general population...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi Epidemiology of urinary bladder cancer: from tumor development to patient's death
    Cristiane Murta-Nascimento
    Centre de Recerca en Epidemiologia Ambiental CREAL, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Carrer del Dr Aiguader 88, 08003, Barcelona, Spain
    World J Urol 25:285-95. 2007
    ..Subgroup analysis according to stage, grade, and molecular features may help in identifying specific etiological and prognostic factors involved in different bladder cancer progression pathways...
  63. doi In utero exposure to compounds with dioxin-like activity and birth outcomes
    Marina Vafeiadi
    From the aCentre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain bMunicipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain cCIBER Epidemiología y SaludPública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain dParc de Salut Mar, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Barcelona, Spain eNational Institute of Health and Medical Research INSERM, Team of Environmental Epidemiology Applied to Reproduction and Respiratory Health, Institute Albert Bonniot, Grenoble, France fBiodetection Systems B V, Amsterdam, The Netherlands gDepartment of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece hCentre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom iBradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford, United Kingdom jSection of Environmental Health, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark kFaculty of Health and Life sciences, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain lDepartment of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain mDepartment of Chemicals and Radiation, Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo
    Epidemiology 25:215-24. 2014
    ..Maternal exposure to dioxins and dioxin-like compounds may affect fetal growth and development. We evaluated the association between in utero dioxin-like activity and birth outcomes in a prospective European mother-child study...
  64. ncbi Persistent toxic substances and public health in Spain
    Miquel Porta
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Carrer del Dr Aiguader 80, E08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Occup Environ Health 9:112-7. 2003
    ..Spain's PTS-related problems are similar to those of many other countries. Elucidation of their causes, consequences, and possible solutions will be of benefit beyond national boundaries...
  65. doi The effect of high doses of folic acid and iron supplementation in early-to-mid pregnancy on prematurity and fetal growth retardation: the mother-child cohort study in Crete, Greece (Rhea study)
    Eleni Papadopoulou
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Nutr 52:327-36. 2013
    ....
  66. doi Bladder cancer and seroreactivity to BK, JC and Merkel cell polyomaviruses: the Spanish bladder cancer study
    Claudia Robles
    Unit of Infections and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL, 08908 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 133:597-603. 2013
    ..Furthermore, no association was observed between seroresponse to JCV and bladder cancer. Therefore, we conclude that BKV and MCV polyomavirus infection could be related to an increased bladder cancer risk...
  67. ncbi Socioeconomic status and asthma prevalence in young adults: the European Community Respiratory Health Survey
    Xavier Basagana
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Epidemiol 160:178-88. 2004
    ..The authors concluded that community influences of living in a low-educational area are associated with asthma, independently of subjects' own educational level and social class...
  68. doi Concentrations and correlations of disinfection by-products in municipal drinking water from an exposure assessment perspective
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Doctor Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Res 114:1-11. 2012
    ..In conclusion, THMs and HAAs have limited value as predictors of other DBPs on a generalised basis. Principal component analysis provides a complementary tool to address the complex nature of the mixture...
  69. pmc Analgesic and anti-inflammatory drug use and risk of bladder cancer: a population based case control study
    Joan Fortuny
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, 08003 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    BMC Urol 7:13. 2007
    ..Use of phenacetin and other analgesic and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) potentially influences bladder cancer incidence, but epidemiologic evidence is limited...
  70. ncbi Disinfection byproducts and bladder cancer: a pooled analysis
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Epidemiology 15:357-67. 2004
    ..We pooled the primary data from 6 case-control studies of bladder cancer that used trihalomethanes as a marker of disinfection byproducts...
  71. ncbi Immunoglobulin E levels and risk of lymphoma in a case-control study in Spain
    Lis Ellison-Loschmann
    Epidemiology and Cancer Registry Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Gran Via Km 2 7, 08907 L Hospitalet de Ll, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1492-8. 2007
    ..Long-term cohort studies may be fundamental to fully evaluate these associations...
  72. ncbi Occupational exposure to immunologically active agents and risk for lymphoma
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Servei d Epidemiologia and Registre del Cancer, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Gran Via Km 2 7, 08907 L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1814-8. 2004
    ....
  73. ncbi Short-term respiratory effects of cleaning exposures in female domestic cleaners
    M Medina-Ramón
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, Dr Aiguader 80, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 27:1196-203. 2006
    ..It is concluded that exposure to certain irritant cleaning products aggravates lower respiratory tract symptoms in female domestic cleaners with asthma or chronic bronchitis...
  74. ncbi Evaluation of specific occupational asthma risks in a community-based study with special reference to single and multiple exposures
    Jan Paul Zock
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 14:397-403. 2004
    ..To compare two job exposure matrices (JEMs) for the evaluation of asthma risks related to specific occupational exposures in a community-based study...
  75. doi Nitrate and trace elements in municipal and bottled water in Spain
    Nadia Espejo-Herrera
    Center for research in environmental epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 27:156-60. 2013
    ..To describe levels of nitrate and trace elements in drinking water from the study areas of a multicase-control study of cancer in Spain (MCC-Spain)...
  76. pmc European birth cohorts for environmental health research
    Martine Vrijheid
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Doctor Aiguader 88, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 120:29-37. 2012
    ..An overview of existing studies and their data is needed to improve collaboration, harmonization, and future project planning...
  77. pmc A comparative analysis of dietary intakes during pregnancy in Europe: a planned pooled analysis of birth cohort studies
    Michelle A Mendez
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1993S-1999S. 2011
    ..At present, relatively little is known about prevailing patterns of intake across groups with diverse sociodemographic and lifestyle patterns in these settings...
  78. 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...
  79. pmc Epidemiological approaches in the investigation of environmental causes of cancer: the case of dioxins and water disinfection by-products
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health 10:S3. 2011
    ..The combination of powerful study designs, advanced exposure assessment together with a better understanding of mechanisms of disease and the use of biomarkers of exposure, led to the strengthening of the epidemiological evidence...
  80. ncbi P53 as a prognostic marker for bladder cancer: a meta-analysis and review
    Nuria Malats
    Municipal Institute of Medical Investigation, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet Oncol 6:678-86. 2005
    ..P53 is the most widely investigated molecular marker in bladder cancer. We aimed to review comprehensively the evidence for use of changes in P53 to predict bladder-cancer recurrence, progression, and mortality...
  81. doi Acetaminophen use during pregnancy: effects on risk for congenital abnormalities
    Cristina Rebordosa
    Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:178.e1-7. 2008
    ..We evaluated if acetaminophen, one of the most frequently used drugs among pregnant women is associated with an increased prevalence of congenital abnormalities...
  82. pmc Meta-analysis of studies on individual consumption of chlorinated drinking water and bladder cancer
    C M Villanueva
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:166-73. 2003
    ..To evaluate whether consumption of chlorinated drinking water is associated with bladder cancer...
  83. doi Understanding the complexity of IgE-related phenotypes from childhood to young adulthood: a Mechanisms of the Development of Allergy (MeDALL) seminar
    Josep M Anto
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:943-54.e4. 2012
    ..This review helps to define phenotypes of allergic diseases in MeDALL...
  84. pmc Prenatal organochlorine compound exposure, rapid weight gain, and overweight in infancy
    Michelle A Mendez
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 119:272-8. 2011
    ..Although it has been hypothesized that fetal exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals may increase obesity risk, empirical data are limited, and it is uncertain how early in life any effects may begin...
  85. doi Maternal fish and other seafood intakes during pregnancy and child neurodevelopment at age 4 years
    Michelle A Mendez
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM Hospital del Mar, 88 Dr Aiguader Street, Barcelona, E 08003, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 12:1702-10. 2009
    ....
  86. ncbi FGFR3 and Tp53 mutations in T1G3 transitional bladder carcinomas: independent distribution and lack of association with prognosis
    Silvia Hernandez
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Cancer Res 11:5444-50. 2005
    ..15-13.75), wt/mut 0.67 (0.19-2.31), mut/mut 1.62 (0.27-9.59). These molecular features support the notion that T1G3 tumors are at the crossroads of the two main molecular pathways proposed for bladder cancer development and progression...
  87. pmc The use of household cleaning sprays and adult asthma: an international longitudinal study
    Jan Paul Zock
    CREAL IMIM, Dr Aiguader 88, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:735-41. 2007
    ..Cleaning work and professional use of certain cleaning products have been associated with asthma, but respiratory effects of nonprofessional home cleaning have rarely been studied...
  88. ncbi Haloacetic acids and trihalomethanes in finished drinking waters from heterogeneous sources
    C M Villanueva
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, c Doctor Aiguader 80, 08003, Barcelona, Spain
    Water Res 37:953-8. 2003
    ..These results are relevant for epidemiological studies on health effects from CBP exposure since they usually involve comparison of populations consuming waters of very distinct quality...
  89. ncbi Occupation, chronic bronchitis, and lung function in young adults. An international study
    J P Zock
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, and Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:1572-7. 2001
    ..In conclusion, occupational exposures contributed to the occurrence of chronic (industrial) bronchitis in young adults. Fixed airflow limitation was not evident, probably due to the relatively young age of this population...
  90. ncbi [Concentrations of persistent toxic compounds in the Spanish population: a puzzle without pieces and the protection of public health]
    M Porta
    Instituto Municipal de Investigación Médica IMIM, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 16:257-66. 2002
    ..As part of the treaty implementation it is necessary to launch a Report on factors that influence body concentrations of PTCs in the Spain general population...
  91. doi Positionally cloned genes and age-specific effects in asthma and atopy: an international population-based cohort study (ECRHS)
    F Castro-Giner
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, 88 Dr Aiguader Rd, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    Thorax 65:124-31. 2010
    ..This study examined the associations and age-specific effects on asthma, atopy and bronchial hyper-responsiveness (BHR) of five candidate genes previously identified by positional cloning (ADAM33, PHF11, NPSR1, DPP10, SPINK5)...
  92. ncbi Asthma characteristics in cleaning workers, workers in other risk jobs and office workers
    J P Zock
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d lnvestigació Mèdica, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 20:679-85. 2002
    ..Asthma in cleaning workers showed many similarities with that in workers known to be at risk for occupational asthma. Atopic sensitisation did not seem to play an important role in cleaning-related asthma...
  93. doi Risk factors of new-onset asthma in adults: a population-based international cohort study
    J M Anto
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona
    Allergy 65:1021-30. 2010
    ..The occurrence of new-onset asthma during adulthood is common, but there is insufficient understanding of its determinants including the role of atopy...
  94. pmc Asthma symptoms in women employed in domestic cleaning: a community based study
    M Medina-Ramón
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical, Research, Barcelona, Spain
    Thorax 58:950-4. 2003
    ..Epidemiological studies have shown an association between cleaning work and asthma, but the risk factors are uncertain. The aim of this study was to assess the risk of asthma in women employed in domestic cleaning...
  95. pmc Assessment of lifetime exposure to trihalomethanes through different routes
    C M Villanueva
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 63:273-7. 2006
    ..The study base was comprised of subjects living in the catchment areas of the participating hospitals...
  96. ncbi Asthma risk, cleaning activities and use of specific cleaning products among Spanish indoor cleaners
    J P Zock
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Work Environ Health 27:76-81. 2001
    ..Recent studies have shown an excess risk of asthma for cleaners, but it is not clear which cleaning-related exposures induce or aggravate asthma...
  97. ncbi Socioeconomic status, asthma and chronic bronchitis in a large community-based study
    L Ellison-Loschmann
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, Pompeu Fabra University, 80 Dr Aiguader Rd, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    Eur Respir J 29:897-905. 2007
    ..Adjustment for variables associated with asthma and bronchitis explained little of the observed health differences by socioeconomic status...
  98. ncbi Pulmonary ventilatory defects and occupational exposures in a population-based study in Spain. Spanish Group of the European Community Respiratory Health Survey
    J Sunyer
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 157:512-7. 1998
    ..In conclusion, exposure to high levels of biological dust in young adults is associated with symptoms of chronic bronchitis and pulmonary ventilatory defects, independently of asthma and smoking...
  99. ncbi Work in the textile industry in Spain and bladder cancer
    C Serra
    Unit of Occupational Health Research, University Pompeu Fabra, PRBB Building, 1st floor room 171 01, c Dr Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 65:552-9. 2008
    ..Textile manufacturing is a complex industry that has frequently been associated with bladder cancer. However, results have not been consistent. This study investigated the risk of bladder cancer in Spanish textile workers...
  100. pmc Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and neurological development in children: a systematic review
    N Ribas-Fito
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:537-46. 2001
    ..Newborns are exposed across the placenta and through breast feeding. Experimental animal studies have indicated that PCBs are neurotoxic. The neurological effects of these compounds on children are not clear...
  101. ncbi Health promotion trials at worksites and risk factors for cancer
    Gemma Janer
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:141-57. 2002
    ..Many of the recommendations made to increase participation and effectiveness were not based on empirical data...

Research Grants3

  1. COMMUNITY BASED STUDY ON OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA, ECRHS-OA
    Manolis Kogevinas; Fiscal Year: 1999
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  2. COMMUNITY BASED STUDY ON OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA, ECRHS-OA
    Manolis Kogevinas; Fiscal Year: 2000
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  3. COMMUNITY BASED STUDY ON OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA, ECRHS-OA
    Manolis Kogevinas; Fiscal Year: 2001
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