C Braun-Fahrlander

Summary

Affiliation: University of Basel
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Differences in weight status and energy-balance related behaviors among schoolchildren in German-speaking Switzerland compared to seven countries in Europe
    Michael Herzig
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:139. 2012
  2. pmc Assessment of intensity, prevalence and duration of everyday activities in Swiss school children: a cross-sectional analysis of accelerometer and diary data
    Bettina Bringolf-Isler
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Steinengraben 49, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:50. 2009
  3. pmc Trend in active transportation to school among Swiss school children and its associated factors: three cross-sectional surveys 1994, 2000 and 2005
    Leticia Grize
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:28. 2010
  4. pmc Impacts of highway traffic exhaust in alpine valleys on the respiratory health in adults: a cross-sectional study
    Marianne E Hazenkamp-von Arx
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Health 10:13. 2011
  5. pmc A school-based physical activity program to improve health and fitness in children aged 6-13 years ("Kinder-Sportstudie KISS"): study design of a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN15360785]
    Lukas Zahner
    Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, Brüglingen 33, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 6:147. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint No further increase in asthma, hay fever and atopic sensitisation in adolescents living in Switzerland
    C Braun-Fahrlander
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 23:407-13. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint [Air quality, lung diseases and public health]
    Ch Braun-Fahrländer
    Institut für Sozial und Präventivmedizin Basel
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 92:1403-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Environmental exposure to endotoxin and other microbial products and the decreased risk of childhood atopy: evaluating developments since April 2002
    Charlotte Braun-Fahrlander
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 3:325-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmental exposure to endotoxin and its relation to asthma in school-age children
    Charlotte Braun-Fahrlander
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Basel, Switzerland
    N Engl J Med 347:869-77. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Can farm milk consumption prevent allergic diseases?
    C Braun-Fahrlander
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 41:29-35. 2011

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Publications26

  1. pmc Differences in weight status and energy-balance related behaviors among schoolchildren in German-speaking Switzerland compared to seven countries in Europe
    Michael Herzig
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:139. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Assessment of intensity, prevalence and duration of everyday activities in Swiss school children: a cross-sectional analysis of accelerometer and diary data
    Bettina Bringolf-Isler
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Steinengraben 49, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:50. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  3. pmc Trend in active transportation to school among Swiss school children and its associated factors: three cross-sectional surveys 1994, 2000 and 2005
    Leticia Grize
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:28. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc Impacts of highway traffic exhaust in alpine valleys on the respiratory health in adults: a cross-sectional study
    Marianne E Hazenkamp-von Arx
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Health 10:13. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc A school-based physical activity program to improve health and fitness in children aged 6-13 years ("Kinder-Sportstudie KISS"): study design of a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN15360785]
    Lukas Zahner
    Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, Brüglingen 33, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 6:147. 2006
    ..The purpose of this paper is to outline the design of a school-based randomized, controlled trial (RCT) aiming to increase overall PA and to improve fitness and health in 6- to 13-year-old children...
  6. ncbi request reprint No further increase in asthma, hay fever and atopic sensitisation in adolescents living in Switzerland
    C Braun-Fahrlander
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 23:407-13. 2004
    ..No further increase in asthma and allergy rates occurred during the 1990s in adolescents living in Switzerland. However, to adequately assess the trend a longer period of observation is needed...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Air quality, lung diseases and public health]
    Ch Braun-Fahrländer
    Institut für Sozial und Präventivmedizin Basel
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 92:1403-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Environmental exposure to endotoxin and other microbial products and the decreased risk of childhood atopy: evaluating developments since April 2002
    Charlotte Braun-Fahrlander
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 3:325-9. 2003
    ..Exposure to microbes and childhood infections and their association with atopy has thus attracted much scientific interest. This review focuses on new developments in the field of epidemiology...
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmental exposure to endotoxin and its relation to asthma in school-age children
    Charlotte Braun-Fahrlander
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Basel, Switzerland
    N Engl J Med 347:869-77. 2002
    ..Immune activation may direct the immune response, thus conferring tolerance to allergens such as animal dander or tree and grass pollen...
  10. doi request reprint Can farm milk consumption prevent allergic diseases?
    C Braun-Fahrlander
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 41:29-35. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Exposure to pets, and the association with hay fever, asthma, and atopic sensitization in rural children
    M Waser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Allergy 60:177-84. 2005
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Trends in prevalence of asthma, allergic rhinitis and atopic dermatitis in 5-7-year old Swiss children from 1992 to 2001
    L Grize
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Allergy 61:556-62. 2006
    ..Changes in prevalence rates of these atopic diseases were monitored during 10 years and their trend with time was determined taking into account the influence of personal and environmental risk factors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Determinants of endotoxin levels in living environments of farmers' children and their peers from rural areas
    M Waser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 34:389-97. 2004
    ..At school age, the amount of endotoxin measured in the dust of children's mattresses is inversely related to the occurrence of atopic asthma, hayfever and atopic sensitization both in children from farming and non-farming households...
  14. ncbi request reprint Inverse association of farm milk consumption with asthma and allergy in rural and suburban populations across Europe
    M Waser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:661-70. 2007
    ..Some studies in rural environments claimed an inverse association between consumption of farm-produced dairy products and the prevalence of allergic diseases, but current evidence is controversial...
  15. ncbi request reprint Validity of ambient levels of fine particles as surrogate for personal exposure to outdoor air pollution--results of the European EXPOLIS-EAS Study (Swiss Center Basel)
    L Oglesby
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 50:1251-61. 2000
    ..Still, in air pollution epidemiology, ambient PM2.5 levels may be more appropriate exposure estimates than total personal PM2.5 exposure, since the latter reflects a mixture of indoor and outdoor sources...
  16. doi request reprint Evaluation of a physical activity promotion program in primary care
    Z Sabti
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Fam Pract 27:279-84. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the change in physical activity level of the participating patients 1 year after the intervention...
  17. doi request reprint Gene expression measurements in the context of epidemiological studies
    C Bieli
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Allergy 63:1633-6. 2008
    ..We used gene expression data from two epidemiological studies to evaluate differences between sampling methods, comparability of two methods for measuring RNA levels and stability of RNA samples over time...
  18. ncbi request reprint Spatial variability of different fractions of particulate matter within an urban environment and between urban and rural sites
    M Röösli
    Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 50:1115-24. 2000
    ..It can therefore be concluded that spatial variability of annual mean PM concentration between urban and rural sites in the Basel area may more likely be caused by varying altitude than by distance to the city center...
  19. doi request reprint Cross-validation of bioelectrical impedance analysis for the assessment of body composition in a representative sample of 6- to 13-year-old children
    S Kriemler
    Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:619-26. 2009
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Weight-bearing bones are more sensitive to physical exercise in boys than in girls during pre- and early puberty: a cross-sectional study
    S Kriemler
    Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Osteoporos Int 19:1749-58. 2008
    ..There was significant sensitivity of bone mineral content of the hip to physical exercise in boys, but not in girls...
  21. pmc Perceived environmental housing quality and wellbeing of movers
    S Kahlmeier
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine of the University of Basel, Department Environment and Health, Steinengraben 49, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:708-15. 2001
    ..To examine whether changes in environmental housing quality influence the wellbeing of movers taking into account other dimensions of housing quality and sociodemographic factors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Patient and physician acceptance of a campaign approach to promoting physical activity: the "Move for Health" project
    E C Allenspach
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 137:292-9. 2007
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Short communication: appropriate and alternative methods to determine viable bacterial counts in cow milk samples
    G Loss
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, PO Box, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    J Dairy Sci 95:2916-8. 2012
    ..We conclude that, in contrast to the routinely used BactoScan method, the TEMPO method is an inexpensive and rapid alternative to standard culture methods suitable to assess total bacterial counts in processed and raw milk samples...
  24. doi request reprint Built environment, parents' perception, and children's vigorous outdoor play
    Bettina Bringolf-Isler
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Prev Med 50:251-6. 2010
    ..To evaluate the combined effects and relative importance of socio-cultural factors as well as parents' subjectively perceived and objectively assessed environment on time children spent vigorously playing outdoors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of varicella-zoster virus immunoglobulin G antibodies in Swiss adolescents and risk factor analysis for seronegativity
    U Heininger
    University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:775-8. 2001
    ..Little is known about the seroprevalence of anti-varicella-zoster virus (VZV) serum antibodies in adolescents in Switzerland as in most other European countries...
  26. doi request reprint Reduced cardiorespiratory fitness, low physical activity and an urban environment are independently associated with increased cardiovascular risk in children
    S Kriemler
    Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Diabetologia 51:1408-15. 2008
    ....