Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela

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Affiliation: University of Valencia
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to chlorinated and petroleum solvents and mycosis fungoides
    Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Burjasot, Valencia, Spain
    J Occup Environ Med 55:924-31. 2013
  2. pmc Atopic dermatitis and indoor use of energy sources in cooking and heating appliances
    Ana M Vicedo-Cabrera
    Unit of Public Health, Hygiene and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    BMC Public Health 12:890. 2012
  3. pmc Detection methods predict differences in biology and survival in breast cancer patients
    Maximino Redondo
    Research Unit, Hospital Costa del Sol, University of Malaga, Red de Investigación en Servicios de Salud en Enfermedades Crónicas REDISSEC, Carretera de Cádiz Km 187, 29600 MarbellaMálaga, Spain
    BMC Cancer 12:604. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint The Impact of Atmospheric Pollutants on the Prevalence of Atopic Eczema in 6-7-Year-Old Schoolchildren in Spain; ISAAC Phase III
    Maria Morales Suárez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health, Hygiene, and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain and CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Spain and Center for Public Health Research CSISP, Valencia, Spain
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 12:220-7. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Is acetaminophen use associated with atopic eczema and other allergic diseases in adolescents?
    Maria Morales Suárez-Varela
    Public and Environmental Health Unit, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, and Center for Public Health Research CSISP, Valencia, Spain
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 12:115-23. 2013
  6. pmc Small and dense LDL in familial combined hyperlipidemia and N291S polymorphism of the lipoprotein lipase gene
    Antonio López-Ruiz
    University Hospital Dr Peset, Valencia, Spain
    Lipids Health Dis 8:12. 2009
  7. pmc Non-pharmacological treatment of hypertension in primary health care: a comparative clinical trial of two education strategies in health and nutrition
    Amanda G Ribeiro
    Departamento de Nutrição e Saúde, Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Av Peter Henry Rolfs, s n Campus Universitario, Viçosa MG Brazil
    BMC Public Health 11:637. 2011
  8. pmc Obesity and overweight prevalences in rural and urban populations in East Spain and its association with undiagnosed hypertension and Diabetes Mellitus: a cross-sectional population-based survey
    Antonio Hernandez-Mijares
    Service of Endocrinology, University Hospital Dr Peset, Valencia, Spain
    BMC Res Notes 2:151. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Adolescents in Spain: use of medicines and adolescent lifestyles
    María Morales-Suárez-Varela
    CIBER Epidemioloigía y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    Pharm World Sci 31:656-63. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospital work and pregnancy outcomes: a study in the Danish National Birth Cohort
    María M Morales Suárez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Int J Occup Environ Health 15:402-9. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to chlorinated and petroleum solvents and mycosis fungoides
    Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Burjasot, Valencia, Spain
    J Occup Environ Med 55:924-31. 2013
    ..To evaluate the potential association between occupational exposure to chlorinated and petroleum solvents and mycosis fungoides (MF)...
  2. pmc Atopic dermatitis and indoor use of energy sources in cooking and heating appliances
    Ana M Vicedo-Cabrera
    Unit of Public Health, Hygiene and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    BMC Public Health 12:890. 2012
    ..This study is aimed to identify the potential association between AD and the energy source (biomass, gas and electricity) used for cooking and domestic heating in a Spanish schoolchildren population...
  3. pmc Detection methods predict differences in biology and survival in breast cancer patients
    Maximino Redondo
    Research Unit, Hospital Costa del Sol, University of Malaga, Red de Investigación en Servicios de Salud en Enfermedades Crónicas REDISSEC, Carretera de Cádiz Km 187, 29600 MarbellaMálaga, Spain
    BMC Cancer 12:604. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to measure the biological characteristics involved in tumorigenesis and the progression of breast cancer in symptomatic and screen-detected carcinomas to identify possible differences...
  4. ncbi request reprint The Impact of Atmospheric Pollutants on the Prevalence of Atopic Eczema in 6-7-Year-Old Schoolchildren in Spain; ISAAC Phase III
    Maria Morales Suárez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health, Hygiene, and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain and CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Spain and Center for Public Health Research CSISP, Valencia, Spain
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 12:220-7. 2013
    ..42, 95%CI: 0.22-0.81) and diagnosed AE (level 3 OR: 0.53, 95%CI: 0.38-0.75). Future studies into exposure to O3 and its relationship with allergic diseases may be conducted in order to prevent this association. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Is acetaminophen use associated with atopic eczema and other allergic diseases in adolescents?
    Maria Morales Suárez-Varela
    Public and Environmental Health Unit, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, and Center for Public Health Research CSISP, Valencia, Spain
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 12:115-23. 2013
    ..20 and 3.03, respectively.We conclude that acetaminophen use in childhood may be an important factor associated with development and/or maintenance of AE and other allergic diseases...
  6. pmc Small and dense LDL in familial combined hyperlipidemia and N291S polymorphism of the lipoprotein lipase gene
    Antonio López-Ruiz
    University Hospital Dr Peset, Valencia, Spain
    Lipids Health Dis 8:12. 2009
    ..FCH patients with phenotype B of LDL possessed an atherogenic lipid profile. The relationship between small and dense LDL and the presence of the N291S mutation may identify patients with high cardiovascular risk...
  7. pmc Non-pharmacological treatment of hypertension in primary health care: a comparative clinical trial of two education strategies in health and nutrition
    Amanda G Ribeiro
    Departamento de Nutrição e Saúde, Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Av Peter Henry Rolfs, s n Campus Universitario, Viçosa MG Brazil
    BMC Public Health 11:637. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to compare two intervention strategies regarding the adherence of adult women to dietary changes recommended for the treatment of hypertension in a community covered by Primary Health Care Unit...
  8. pmc Obesity and overweight prevalences in rural and urban populations in East Spain and its association with undiagnosed hypertension and Diabetes Mellitus: a cross-sectional population-based survey
    Antonio Hernandez-Mijares
    Service of Endocrinology, University Hospital Dr Peset, Valencia, Spain
    BMC Res Notes 2:151. 2009
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  9. doi request reprint Adolescents in Spain: use of medicines and adolescent lifestyles
    María Morales-Suárez-Varela
    CIBER Epidemioloigía y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    Pharm World Sci 31:656-63. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the prevalence of the use of medicines, particularly over-the-counter medicines (OTC medicines), and to analyse its association with different personal and lifestyle aspects...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospital work and pregnancy outcomes: a study in the Danish National Birth Cohort
    María M Morales Suárez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Int J Occup Environ Health 15:402-9. 2009
    ..However, an increased prevalence of congenital abnormalities was noted in some subgroups of hospital workers, which may indicate that some hospital work still entails fetotoxic hazards...
  11. doi request reprint Oral and dental health of non-institutionalized elderly people in Spain
    María Morales-Suárez-Varela
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Valencia, and Research Foundation, Dr Peset University Hospital of Valencia, Spain
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:159-63. 2011
    ..The prevalence of oral health pathologies was high among these elderly people, who would benefit from optimal oral health care...
  12. doi request reprint Association between AT C573T polymorphism and cardiovascular risk factors in myocardial infarction
    Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Cardiovasc Pathol 20:156-61. 2011
    ..This study analyzed the relationship between two polymorphisms of the angiotensin II AT-1 receptor gene (AT1_1166 and AT1_573) and the risk of ischemic heart disease by studying their association with several cardiovascular risk factors...
  13. doi request reprint International Study of Asthma and Allergy in Childhood Phase III (ISAAC III): The Role of Non-Response in Valencia
    María Morales-Suárez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health, Hygiene, and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia Valencia, Spain
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 9:175-80. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the ISAAC III results relating to asthma are not biased by non-response...
  14. pmc Risk of infection and adverse outcomes among pregnant working women in selected occupational groups: A study in the Danish National Birth Cohort
    María Morales-Suárez-Varela
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Spain
    Environ Health 9:70. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study is to investigate if women working in occupations where exposure to infections agents is common have a high risk of infections and adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  15. pmc Parental occupational exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals and male genital malformations: a study in the Danish National Birth Cohort study
    Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Environ Health 10:3. 2011
    ..Sex hormones closely regulate development of the male genital organs during fetal life. The hypothesis that xenobiotics may disrupt endogenous hormonal signalling has received considerable scientific attention, but human evidence is scarce...
  16. doi request reprint Epidemiological study of periocular dermatitis in a specialised hospital department
    Rafael Rojo-España
    Unit of Dermatology, University Hospital, Dr Peset, Valencia, Spain
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 10:195-205. 2011
    ..It is important to do provocative use tests with the products suspected as allergens in those cases where patch tests with standard and specific series indicated positive for more than one allergen...
  17. ncbi request reprint Immunologic diseases and brain tumors
    María Morales-Suárez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets 10:192-7. 2011
    ..A clearer definition for the AD under study, tumour types, and the exact biochemical and clinical parameters to help diagnoses are the recommended as well as to establish an aetiologic and temporal relationship between AD and CNST...
  18. doi request reprint Inefficient arterial hypertension control in patients with metabolic syndrome and its link to renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system polymorphisms
    Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Hypertens Res 34:758-66. 2011
    ..The results reveal a possible association between the rs11099680 RAAS polymorphism and uncontrolled AHT in MS-diagnosed patients. rs1040288 appears to be associated with uncontrolled blood pressure regardless of MS profile...
  19. doi request reprint Unemployment and pregnancy outcomes: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    María Morales-Suárez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Scand J Public Health 39:449-56. 2011
    ..To explore the relation between employment status, type of unemployment and pregnancy outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Diet and prevalence of atopic eczema in 6 to 7-year-old schoolchildren in Spain: ISAAC phase III
    M Morales Suárez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health, Hygiene, and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 20:469-75. 2010
    ..Although dietary habits are being investigated, few conclusive findings have been reported. Nevertheless, increased consumption of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) and a diet poor in antioxidants have been related to AD...
  21. pmc Socio-occupational status and congenital anomalies
    María M Morales Suárez Varela
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 19:161-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the association between socio-occupational status and the frequency of major congenital anomalies in offspring...
  22. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hypertension in Spanish primary care centres: is it evidence based?
    M M Morales-Suárez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health, Hygiene and Environmental Health, Valencia University, Spain
    Public Health 118:594-8. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint Occupational risk factors for mycosis fungoides: a European multicenter case-control study
    Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine University of Valencia, Spain
    J Occup Environ Med 46:205-11. 2004
    ..Females working in the paper and pulp industries may also be exposed to carcinogens of relevance to MF...
  24. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic factors and cervical cancer mortality in Spain during the period 1989-1997
    M M Morales Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Health Public, Hygiene and Environmental Care, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Valencia, Avda Vicent Andres Estelles s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 269:99-103. 2004
    ..The crude mortality rates were age-adjusted using the indirect method and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as socioeconomic status (SES) indicator...
  25. ncbi request reprint Viral infection, atopy and mycosis fungoides: a European multicentre case-control study
    M M Morales
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Unit of Clinical Epidemiology, Dr Peset University Hospital, Valencia, Spain
    Eur J Cancer 39:511-6. 2003
    ..Urticaria had an OR of 1.4 (95% CI: 0.6-3.6). Infections and atopic diseases were not closely associated with MF. Some diseases correlated to MF. Whether this has a causal background or reflects early diagnostic uncertainty is not known...
  26. ncbi request reprint Are alcohol intake and smoking associated with mycosis fungoides? A European multicentre case-control study
    M M Morales Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Eur J Cancer 37:392-7. 2001
    ..A combined exposure to high tobacco and alcohol use yielded a significantly increased risk factor for MF (P=0.0073). Alcohol intake was associated with MF...
  27. ncbi request reprint Mycosis fungoides: review of epidemiological observations
    M M Morales Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health, Hygiene and Environmental Health, Valencia University, Valencia, Spain
    Dermatology 201:21-8. 2000
    ..Its evolution is typically quite slow, with years between the first manifestations and development of advanced stages of disease...
  28. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous pneumothorax related with climatic characteristics in the Valencia area (Spain)
    M M Suarez-Varel
    Unit of Clinical Epidemiology, Hygiene and Environmental Care, University of Valencia, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 16:193-8. 2000
    ..Further research is needed using similar methods to establish comparisons between countries with different climates...
  29. ncbi request reprint Evidence based general practice
    M M Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health, Hygiene and Environmental Health, Valencia University, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 15:815-9. 1999
    ..To estimate the proportion of interventions in general practice that are based on evidence...
  30. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic risk factors in the prevalence of asthma and other atopic diseases in children 6 to 7 years old in Valencia Spain
    M M Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health, Hygiene and Environmental Care, University of Valencia, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 15:35-40. 1999
    ..000), being greater for lower strata (4.5 per 100 children); for the three SES level significant differences were established (p = 0.008) regarding passive exposure to tobacco smoke in the home...
  31. ncbi request reprint Survival of mycosis fungoides in patients in the Southeast of England
    Maria M Morales
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Dermatology 211:325-9. 2005
    ..Mycosis fungoides (MF) is the most common skin lymphoma. The aetiology of MF remains unknown, and no therapy has to date significantly altered patient survival...
  32. ncbi request reprint Parents' smoking habit and prevalence of atopic eczema in 6-7 and 13-14 year-old schoolchildren in Spain. ISAAC phase III
    M Morales Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health, Hygiene, and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 36:336-42. 2008
    ..This study aims to investigate the possible association of AE prevalence in Spanish schoolchildren aged 6-7 and 13-14 years in relation to their parents' smoking habits...
  33. doi request reprint Climate and prevalence of atopic eczema in 6- to 7-year-old school children in Spain. ISAAC phase III
    Maria Morales Suárez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health, Hygiene, and Environmental care Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Int J Biometeorol 52:833-40. 2008
    ..005). AE was positively associated with precipitation and humidity, and was negatively associated with temperature and the number of sunny hours. The results show that AE is significantly dependent on meteorological conditions...
  34. ncbi request reprint Coffee and smoking as risk factors of twin pregnancies: the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Spain
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:597-603. 2007
    ..Others have found coffee intake to increase twinning rates but that is not seen in these data...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of atopic eczema and nutritional factors in 6-7 year old children]
    María M Morales Suárez-Varela
    Unidad de Salud Publica, Higiene y Sanidad Ambiental, Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Universidad de Valencia, Spain
    Aten Primaria 39:355-60. 2007
    ..To describe the prevalence of atopic eczema (AE) and to find the characteristics of the diet of children with AE...
  36. ncbi request reprint Smoking habits, nicotine use, and congenital malformations
    Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Obstet Gynecol 107:51-7. 2006
    ..We examined whether maternal smoking and use of nicotine substitutes during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy increased the prevalence of congenital malformations in general and of certain congenital malformations in particular...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Study of the obsesity and overweight as a risk factor for asthma and severity of the asthma in children of Valencia (Spain)]
    M M Morales Suarez-Varela
    Unitat de Salut Pública, Higiene i Sanitat Ambiental, Departament de Medicina Preventiva, Universitat de Valencia, Unidad de Investigación Clinico Epidemiológica, Valencia
    Nutr Hosp 20:386-92. 2005
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  38. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures and mycosis fungoides. A European multicentre case-control study (Europe)
    Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, University of Valencia, Spain
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1253-9. 2005
    ..Mycosis Fungoides (MF) is a rare disease with an occurrence indicating that occupational exposures may play a role. To estimate the association between MF and occupational exposures as measured by means of an job-exposure matrix (JEM)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Occupational sun exposure and mycosis fungoides: a European multicenter case-control study
    Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Spain
    J Occup Environ Med 48:390-3. 2006
    ..We sought to study the association between occupational sun exposure and mycosis fungoides (MF), a peripheral T-cell lymphoma...
  40. doi request reprint How ineffective hypertension control in subjects treated with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors is related to polymorphisms in the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system
    Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Eur J Pharm Sci 39:380-6. 2010
    ..To investigate how genetic polymorphisms of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) influence hypertension (HT) control with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor drugs (ACEI)...