Martine Vrijheid

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Publications

  1. pmc Environmental exposure assessment in European birth cohorts: results from the ENRIECO project
    Ulrike Gehring
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 12:8. 2013
  2. 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
  3. pmc Conduct of a personal radiofrequency electromagnetic field measurement study: proposed study protocol
    Martin Röösli
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, Basel, 4051, Switzerland
    Environ Health 9:23. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Indoor air pollution from gas cooking and infant neurodevelopment
    Martine Vrijheid
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Epidemiology 23:23-32. 2012
  5. pmc Ambient air pollution and risk of congenital anomalies: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Martine Vrijheid
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 119:598-606. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and exposure to multiple environmental pollutants during pregnancy: evidence for environmental inequity?
    Martine Vrijheid
    CREAL Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park PRBB Room 187 02, Doctor Aiguader, 88 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:106-13. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Prenatal exposure to cell phone use and neurodevelopment at 14 months
    Martine Vrijheid
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Epidemiology 21:259-62. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Determinants of mobile phone output power in a multinational study: implications for exposure assessment
    M Vrijheid
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Occup Environ Med 66:664-71. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Recall bias in the assessment of exposure to mobile phones
    Martine Vrijheid
    Radiation Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:369-81. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Quantifying the impact of selection bias caused by nonparticipation in a case-control study of mobile phone use
    Martine Vrijheid
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Ann Epidemiol 19:33-41. 2009

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Publications40

  1. pmc Environmental exposure assessment in European birth cohorts: results from the ENRIECO project
    Ulrike Gehring
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 12:8. 2013
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Conduct of a personal radiofrequency electromagnetic field measurement study: proposed study protocol
    Martin Röösli
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, Basel, 4051, Switzerland
    Environ Health 9:23. 2010
    ..As a result, observed differences in exposure levels between study populations may not reflect real exposure differences but may be in part, or wholly due to methodological differences...
  4. doi request reprint Indoor air pollution from gas cooking and infant neurodevelopment
    Martine Vrijheid
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Epidemiology 23:23-32. 2012
    ..Because concerns are emerging for neurodevelopmental effects of air pollutants, we examined the relationship between indoor gas cooking during pregnancy and infant neurodevelopment...
  5. pmc Ambient air pollution and risk of congenital anomalies: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Martine Vrijheid
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 119:598-606. 2011
    ..We systematically reviewed epidemiologic studies on ambient air pollution and congenital anomalies and conducted meta-analyses for a number of air pollutant-anomaly combinations...
  6. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and exposure to multiple environmental pollutants during pregnancy: evidence for environmental inequity?
    Martine Vrijheid
    CREAL Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park PRBB Room 187 02, Doctor Aiguader, 88 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:106-13. 2012
    ..We therefore examine whether socioeconomic inequities exist in pregnancy exposures to multiple common environmental contaminants in air, water and food...
  7. doi request reprint Prenatal exposure to cell phone use and neurodevelopment at 14 months
    Martine Vrijheid
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Epidemiology 21:259-62. 2010
    ..Recently, an association was reported between prenatal and postnatal exposure to cell phones and neurobehavioral problems in children at the age of 7 years...
  8. doi request reprint Determinants of mobile phone output power in a multinational study: implications for exposure assessment
    M Vrijheid
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Occup Environ Med 66:664-71. 2009
    ..To improve indices of RF exposure for epidemiological studies, we assessed determinants of mobile phone output power in a multinational study...
  9. doi request reprint Recall bias in the assessment of exposure to mobile phones
    Martine Vrijheid
    Radiation Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:369-81. 2009
    ..However, apparent overestimation by cases in more distant time periods could cause positive bias in estimates of disease risk associated with mobile phone use...
  10. doi request reprint Quantifying the impact of selection bias caused by nonparticipation in a case-control study of mobile phone use
    Martine Vrijheid
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Ann Epidemiol 19:33-41. 2009
    ..To quantitatively assess the impact of selection bias caused by nonparticipation in a multinational case-control study of mobile phone use and brain tumor...
  11. doi request reprint Ionizing radiation and risk of chronic lymphocytic leukemia in the 15-country study of nuclear industry workers
    Martine Vrijheid
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Radiat Res 170:661-5. 2008
    ..This study had little power due to low doses, short follow-up periods, and uncertainties in CLL ascertainment from death certificates; an extended follow-up of the cohorts is merited and would ideally include incident cancer cases...
  12. doi request reprint Evaluating the neurotoxic effects of lactational exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in Spanish children
    Mireia Gascon
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Dr Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Neurotoxicology 34:9-15. 2013
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  13. doi request reprint 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...
  14. pmc Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in breast milk and neuropsychological development in infants
    Mireia Gascon
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1760-5. 2012
    ..There is increasing interest in the potential effects of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) on children's neuropsychological development, but only a few small studies have evaluated such effects...
  15. doi request reprint Breastfeeding, long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in colostrum, and infant mental development
    Monica Guxens
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Pediatrics 128:e880-9. 2011
    ..Breastfeeding has been associated with improved neurodevelopment in children. However, it remains unknown to what extent nutritional advantages of breast milk may explain this relationship...
  16. doi request reprint Prenatal bisphenol a urine concentrations and early rapid growth and overweight risk in the offspring
    Damaskini Valvi
    From the aCentre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain bHospital del Mar Research Institute IMIM, Barcelona, Spain cCIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain dPompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain eDepartment of Nutrition, Gillings School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC and fDepartment of Analytical Chemistry, University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
    Epidemiology 24:791-9. 2013
    ..We examined the effects of prenatal BPA exposure on postnatal growth and obesity...
  17. doi request reprint Pre-natal exposure to dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene and infant lower respiratory tract infections and wheeze
    Mireia Gascon
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur Respir J 39:1188-96. 2012
    ..Results were similar for wheeze. This study suggests that pre-natal DDE exposure is associated with a higher risk of LRTI and wheeze in infants independently of exposure to other organochlorine compounds...
  18. pmc Prenatal concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls, DDE, and DDT and overweight in children: a prospective birth cohort study
    Damaskini Valvi
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 120:451-7. 2012
    ..Recent experimental evidence suggests that prenatal exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) may increase postnatal obesity risk and that these effects may be sex or diet dependent...
  19. doi request reprint Green space, health inequality and pregnancy
    Payam Dadvand
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Int 40:110-5. 2012
    ..3 (43.1, 829.5)) or lived close to a major green space (Regression coefficient (95% CI)) of 189.8 (23.9, 355.7)). Our findings suggest a beneficial effect of exposure to green spaces on birth weight only in the lowest SEP group...
  20. doi request reprint Dietary and sociodemographic determinants of bisphenol A urine concentrations in pregnant women and children
    Maribel Casas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Int 56:10-8. 2013
    ..Studies identifying sources of exposure would benefit from repeat BPA measurements and questionnaires specifically focused on dietary and packaging sources...
  21. doi request reprint Maternal intelligence-mental health and child neuropsychological development at age 14 months
    Joan Forns
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 26:397-404. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship between maternal intelligence-mental health and neuropsychological development at age 14 months in a normal population, taking into account maternal occupational social class and education...
  22. pmc Prenatal exposure to residential air pollution and infant mental development: modulation by antioxidants and detoxification factors
    Monica Guxens
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Carrer Dr Aiguader 88, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 120:144-9. 2012
    ..Air pollution effects on children's neurodevelopment have recently been suggested to occur most likely through the oxidative stress pathway...
  23. pmc Genetic variants of the FADS gene cluster and ELOVL gene family, colostrums LC-PUFA levels, breastfeeding, and child cognition
    Eva Morales
    Center for research in environmental epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e17181. 2011
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  24. pmc Environmental risk factors of pregnancy outcomes: a summary of recent meta-analyses of epidemiological studies
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Dr, Aiguader 88, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
    Environ Health 12:6. 2013
    ..We aimed to describe the methodologies used in these recent meta-analyses of environmental exposures and pregnancy outcomes. Furthermore, we aimed to report their main findings...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Prenatal exposure to persistent organic pollutants and rapid weight gain and overweight in infancy
    Damaskini Valvi
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain Hospital de Mar Medical Research Institute IMIM, Barcelona, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University UPF, Barcelona, Spain
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:488-96. 2014
    ..To examine the effects of prenatal exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) on rapid growth in the first 6 months of life and overweight at 14 months of age...
  27. doi request reprint Exposure to brominated flame retardants, perfluorinated compounds, phthalates and phenols in European birth cohorts: ENRIECO evaluation, first human biomonitoring results, and recommendations
    Maribel Casas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 216:230-42. 2013
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  28. doi request reprint Effects of persistent organic pollutants on the developing respiratory and immune systems: a systematic review
    Mireia Gascon
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Dr Aiguader 88, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Environ Int 52:51-65. 2013
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  29. doi request reprint Effects of pre and postnatal exposure to low levels of polybromodiphenyl ethers on neurodevelopment and thyroid hormone levels at 4 years of age
    Mireia Gascon
    Center for research in environmental epidemiology CREAL, Dr Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Int 37:605-11. 2011
    ..In the light of current evidence a precautionary approach towards PBDE exposure of both mothers and children seems warranted...
  30. ncbi request reprint Chlorination disinfection by-products in drinking water and congenital anomalies: review and meta-analyses
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Cien Saude Colet 15:3109-23. 2010
    ..Although some individual studies have suggested an association between chlorination disinfection by-products and congenital anomalies, meta-analyses of all currently available studies demonstrate little evidence of such association...
  31. ncbi request reprint The effects of recall errors and of selection bias in epidemiologic studies of mobile phone use and cancer risk
    Martine Vrijheid
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:371-84. 2006
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  32. ncbi request reprint The INTERPHONE study: design, epidemiological methods, and description of the study population
    Elisabeth Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon, Cedex 08, France
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:647-64. 2007
    ..Particular attention was paid to estimating the amount and direction of potential recall and participation biases and their impact on the study results...
  33. doi request reprint 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...
  34. doi request reprint Urinary concentrations of phthalates and phenols in a population of Spanish pregnant women and children
    Lidia Casas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Environ Int 37:858-66. 2011
    ..Phthalate and phenol exposure is prevalent among the general population and of potential concern for pregnant women and children because of their suspected susceptibility to endocrine effects...
  35. doi request reprint DDE in mothers' blood during pregnancy and lower respiratory tract infections in their infants
    Jordi Sunyer
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Epidemiology 21:729-35. 2010
    ..Our aim was to study the association between prenatal levels of DDE and lower respiratory tract infection in infants independently from polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other organochlorines...
  36. 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...
  37. pmc Climate extremes and the length of gestation
    Payam Dadvand
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1449-53. 2011
    ..Objectives: We investigated the impact of maternal short-term exposure to extreme ambient heat on the length of pregnancy...
  38. doi request reprint 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...
  39. doi request reprint 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...
  40. pmc Chlorination disinfection by-products in drinking water and congenital anomalies: review and meta-analyses
    Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1486-93. 2009
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