J Dratva

Summary

Affiliation: University of Basel
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Atherogenesis in youth--early consequence of adolescent smoking
    Julia Dratva
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Petersplatz 1, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 230:304-9. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and carotid artery intima-media thickness
    Julia Dratva
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    J Pediatr 162:906-11.e1-2. 2013
  3. pmc Transportation noise and blood pressure in a population-based sample of adults
    Julia Dratva
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Health Perspect 120:50-5. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint The timing of complementary feeding of infants in Switzerland: compliance with the Swiss and the WHO guidelines
    Julia Dratva
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Acta Paediatr 95:818-25. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D supplementation in Swiss infants
    J Dratva
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 136:473-81. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Variability of reproductive history across the Swiss SAPALDIA cohort--patterns and main determinants
    Julia Dratva
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Hum Biol 34:437-53. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Perimenstrual increase in bronchial hyperreactivity in premenopausal women: results from the population-based SAPALDIA 2 cohort
    Julia Dratva
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine at the Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:823-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Impact of road traffic noise annoyance on health-related quality of life: results from a population-based study
    Julia Dratva
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine at Swiss Tropical Institute, Associated Institute of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Qual Life Res 19:37-46. 2010
  9. pmc Differences in heart rate variability associated with long-term exposure to NO2
    Denise Felber Dietrich
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1357-61. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Improvements in PM10 exposure and reduced rates of respiratory symptoms in a cohort of Swiss adults (SAPALDIA)
    Christian Schindler
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Steinengraben 49, CH 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:579-87. 2009

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Atherogenesis in youth--early consequence of adolescent smoking
    Julia Dratva
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland University of Basel, Petersplatz 1, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 230:304-9. 2013
    ..We investigated the association between active smoking and Carotid artery Intima Media Thickness (CIMT), an early indicator of atherosclerosis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and carotid artery intima-media thickness
    Julia Dratva
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    J Pediatr 162:906-11.e1-2. 2013
    ..To determine the association between birth weight and carotid artery intima-media thickness (CIMT), a measure of atherogenesis, in a population of 11-year-old children...
  3. pmc Transportation noise and blood pressure in a population-based sample of adults
    Julia Dratva
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Health Perspect 120:50-5. 2012
    ..There is some evidence for an association between traffic noise and ischemic heart disease; however, associations with blood pressure have been inconsistent, and little is known about health effects of railway noise...
  4. ncbi request reprint The timing of complementary feeding of infants in Switzerland: compliance with the Swiss and the WHO guidelines
    Julia Dratva
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Acta Paediatr 95:818-25. 2006
    ..The importance of adequate complementary feeding of infants is increasingly acknowledged. Little is known of the actual complementary feeding practices in Switzerland...
  5. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D supplementation in Swiss infants
    J Dratva
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 136:473-81. 2006
    ..However, prevalence data on actual supplementation rates are scarce. This study reports the prevalence of vitamin D supplementation in infants in Switzerland and presents risk factors for non-supplementation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Variability of reproductive history across the Swiss SAPALDIA cohort--patterns and main determinants
    Julia Dratva
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Hum Biol 34:437-53. 2007
    ..Reproductive characteristics play an aetiological role for many diseases, including reproductive cancers. They have been shown to vary internationally and nationally, but have not yet been described for the whole Swiss population...
  7. doi request reprint Perimenstrual increase in bronchial hyperreactivity in premenopausal women: results from the population-based SAPALDIA 2 cohort
    Julia Dratva
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine at the Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:823-9. 2010
    ..Studies on perimenstrual asthma are inconsistent, and different methodologies limit comparisons...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of road traffic noise annoyance on health-related quality of life: results from a population-based study
    Julia Dratva
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine at Swiss Tropical Institute, Associated Institute of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Qual Life Res 19:37-46. 2010
    ..To estimate the impact of traffic-related noise annoyance on health-related quality of life (HrQoL) in a population-based study and potential effect modification by gender...
  9. pmc Differences in heart rate variability associated with long-term exposure to NO2
    Denise Felber Dietrich
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1357-61. 2008
    ..Short-term studies have shown that subjects exposed to higher traffic-associated air pollutant levels have lower HRV...
  10. doi request reprint Improvements in PM10 exposure and reduced rates of respiratory symptoms in a cohort of Swiss adults (SAPALDIA)
    Christian Schindler
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Steinengraben 49, CH 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:579-87. 2009
    ..Reductions in mortality following improvements in air quality were documented by several studies, and our group found, in an earlier analysis, that decreasing particulate levels attenuate lung function decline in adults...
  11. pmc Decreased PM10 exposure attenuates age-related lung function decline: genetic variants in p53, p21, and CCND1 modify this effect
    Medea Imboden
    Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Sumatrastrasse 30, Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1420-7. 2009
    ..Recent evidence points to the involvement of the genes p53 and p21 and of the cell cycle control gene cyclin D1 (CCND1) in the response of bronchial cells to air pollution...
  12. doi request reprint Determinants of change in airway reactivity over 11 years in the SAPALDIA population study
    I Curjuric
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, PO Box, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 37:492-500. 2011
    ..Mean bronchial reactivity increases after 50 yrs of age, possibly due to airway remodelling or ventilation-perfusion disturbances related to cumulative lifetime exposures...
  13. pmc Effect of physical activity on heart rate variability in normal weight, overweight and obese subjects: results from the SAPALDIA study
    Denise Felber Dietrich
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Steinengraben 49, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Appl Physiol 104:557-65. 2008
    ..Regular physical exercise has strong beneficial effects on cardiac autonomic nervous function and thus appears to offset the negative effect of obesity on HRV...
  14. doi request reprint [Breast-feeding in Switzerland: achievements and challenges]
    U Ackermann-Liebrich
    Institut für Sozial und Präventivmedizin der Universität Basel, Schweiz
    Gesundheitswesen 70:S2-4. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Do baby-friendly hospitals influence breastfeeding duration on a national level?
    Sonja Merten
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 116:e702-8. 2005
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  16. doi request reprint Asthma and the menopause: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    E Zemp
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, Basel, Switzerland
    Maturitas 73:212-7. 2012
    ..To review the available literature to determine whether the menopausal transition is associated with asthma incidence...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Sexual health: variability in Switzerland and Europe]
    E Zemp
    Institut tropical et de santé publique suisse, Socinstrasse 57, P O Box 4002, Basel et Université de Bâle, Petersplatz I 4003, Basel
    Rev Med Suisse 6:1433-7. 2010
    ..Smoking is the most important determinant of an early menopause. These secular trends imply that there will be changes also in the prevalence of diseases associated with age at menopause such as breast cancer and cardiovascular diseases...
  18. doi request reprint Is age at menopause increasing across Europe? Results on age at menopause and determinants from two population-based studies
    Julia Dratva
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Menopause 16:385-94. 2009
    ..To investigate the variability and determinants of menopause age in two European cohort studies, the European Respiratory Health Survey and the Swiss Air Pollution and Lung Disease in Adults Cohort...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lung function, respiratory symptoms, and the menopausal transition
    Francisco Gómez Real
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:72-80.e3. 2008
    ..There is limited information on potential changes in respiratory health when women enter the menopausal transition...