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    • Night-time symptoms: a forgotten dimension of COPD 

      Agustí, Àlvar; Hedner, J.; Marin, J.M.; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Cazzola, M.; Rennard, S. (European Respiratory Society, 2011)
      Sleep quality is often poor in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but these night-time symptoms are frequently unnoticed by physicians and/or not reported by patients themselves. Therefore, the ...
    • Nivel de conocimiento de la enfermedad de Alzheimer en cuidadores y población general 

      Jorge, C.; Cetó, M.; Arias Pastor, Alfonso; Blasco, E.; Gil Villar, M. Pilar; López, R.; Dakterzada, Farida; Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Piñol Ripoll, Gerard (Elsevier, 2019-05-11)
      Introducción El conocimiento de la enfermedad de Alzheimer es fundamental para el diagnóstico precoz y para reducir la sobrecarga del cuidador. El objetivo fue evaluar el grado de conocimiento de la enfermedad de Alzheimer ...
    • Non-linear association between diabetes mellitus and pulmonary function: a population-based study 

      Zhang, Rui‑Heng; Zhou, Jian‑Bo; Cai, Yao‑Hua; Shu, Lin‑Ping; Simó, Rafael; Lecube Torelló, Albert (BMC, 2020)
      Background: There is increasing evidence that the lung is a target organ of diabetes. This study aimed to examine in detail the association between diabetes mellitus and pulmonary function using a national cohort. We also ...
    • Non‑linear association of anthropometric measurements and pulmonary function 

      Zhang, Rui‑Heng; Zhou, Jian‑Bo; Cai, Yao‑Hua; Shu, Lin‑Ping; Yang, Jinkui; Wei, Wenbin; Lecube Torelló, Albert (Nature Research, 2021)
      This study examined the association of anthropometric measurements [body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), percentage body fat (PBF), body roundness index (BRI) and A Body Shape Index (ABSI)] with pulmonary ...
    • NRN1 Gene as a Potential Marker of Early-Onset Schizophrenia: Evidence from Genetic and Neuroimaging Approaches 

      Almodóvar Payá, Carmen; Guardiola Ripoll, Maria; Giralt López, Maria; Gallego, Carme; Salgado Pineda, Pilar; Miret, Salvador; Salvador, Raymond; Muñoz, María J.; Lázaro, Luisa; Guerrero Pedraza, Amalia; Parellada, Mara; Carrión, María I.; Cuesta, Manuel J.; Maristany, Teresa; Sarró, Salvador; Fañanás Saura, Lourdes; Callado, Luis F.; Arias, Bárbara; Pomarol-Clotet, Edith; Fatjó-Vilas, Mar (MDPI, 2022)
      Included in the neurotrophins family, the Neuritin 1 gene (NRN1) has emerged as an attractive candidate gene for schizophrenia (SZ) since it has been associated with the risk for the disorder and general cognitive performance. ...
    • Obesity in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes: Links, Risks and Management Challenges 

      Vilarrasa, Núria; San Jose, Patricia; Rubio, Miguel Ángel; Lecube Torelló, Albert (Dove Medical Press, 2021)
      Obesity affects large numbers of patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) across their lifetime, with rates ranging between 2.8% and 37.1%. Patients with T1D and obesity are characterized by the presence of insulin resistance, ...
    • Obesity, a Diet-Induced Inflammatory Disease 

      Lecube Torelló, Albert; López Cano, Carolina (MDPI, 2019)
    • Observational multicenter study to evaluate the prevalence and prognosis of subclinical atheromatosis in a Spanish chronic kidney disease cohort: baseline data from the NEFRONA study 

      Arroyo, David; Betriu i Bars, M. Àngels; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Vidal Amat, Teresa; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: Cardiovascular events (CVE) are more prevalent in chronic kidney disease (CKD) than in general population, being the main cause of morbimortality. Specific risk factors related to CKD have been suggested, because ...
    • Occupational burnout and empathy influence blood pressure control in primary care physicians 

      Yuguero Torres, Oriol; Marsal Mora, Josep Ramon; Esquerda i Aresté, Montse; Soler González, Jorge (BioMed Central, 2017-05)
      Background: Good physician-patient communication can favor the adoption of healthy lifestyle habits, which is essential in high blood pressure (BP) management. More empathic physicians tend to have lower burnout and better ...
    • One Year Overview and Follow-Up in a Post-COVID Consultation of Critically Ill Patients 

      González, Jessica; Zuil, María; Benítez, Iván; de Gonzalo Calvo, David; Aguilar, María; Santisteve, Sally; Vaca, Rafaela; Minguez Roure, Olga; Seck, Faty; Torres, Gerard; Batlle Garcia, Jordi de; Gómez Falguera, Silvia; Barril, Silvia; Moncusí Moix, Anna; Monge Esqué, Aida; Gort Paniello, Clara; Ferrer, Ricard; Ceccato, Adrián; Fernández Barat, Laia; Motos, Anna; Riera, Jordi; Menéndez, Rosario; García Gasulla, Dario; Peñuelas, Oscar; Labarca, Gonzalo; Caballero, Jesús; Barberà, Carme; Torres, Antoni; Barbé Illa, Ferran (Frontiers Media, 2022)
      The long-term clinical management and evolution of a cohort of critical COVID-19 survivors have not been described in detail. We report a prospective observational study of COVID-19 patients admitted to the ICU between ...
    • One-Year Risk of Stroke after Transient Ischemic Attack or Minor Stroke 

      Amarenco, Pierre; Lavallée, Philippa C.; Labreuche, Julien; Albers, Gregory W.; Bornstein, Natan M.; Canhão, Patrícia; Caplan, Louis R.; Donnan, Geoffrey A.; Ferro, José M.; Hennerici, Michael G.; Molina, Carlos; Rothwell, Peter M.; Sissani, Leila; Školoudík, David; Steg, Philippe Gabriel; Touboul, Pierre-Jean; Uchiyama, Shinichiro; Vicaut, Éric; Wong, Lawrence K.S; Purroy Garcia, Francisco (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2016)
      BACKGROUND Previous studies conducted between 1997 and 2003 estimated that the risk of stroke or an acute coronary syndrome was 12 to 20% during the first 3 months after a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke. ...
    • Paricalcitol Inhibits Aldosterone-Induced Proinflammatory Factors by Modulating Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Pathway in Cultured Tubular Epithelial Cells 

      Morgado-Pascual, José L.; Rayego Mateos, Sandra; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel; Ortiz, Alberto; Egido, Jesús; Ruiz-Ortega, Marta (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015)
      Chronic kidney disease is characterized by Vitamin D deficiency and activation of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. Increasing data show that vitamin D receptor agonists (VDRAs) exert beneficial effects in renal ...
    • Particle size and cholesterol content of circulating HDL correlate with cardiovascular death in chronic heart failure 

      Teis, Albert; Cediel, G.; Amigó, Núria; Julve, Josep; Aranyó, J.; Andrés‑Cordón, J.; Puig‑Jové, C.; Castelblanco Echavarría, Esmeralda; Gual‑Capllonch, F.; Ferrer‑Sistach, E.; Vallejo, N.; Juncà, G.; López‑Ayerbe, J.; De Antonio, M.; Domingo, M.; Santiago‑Vacas, E.; Codina, P.; Mauricio Puente, Dídac; Lupón, J.; Alonso, Núria; Bayes‑Genis, A. (Nature Portfolio, 2021)
      Evidence regarding any association of HDL-particle (HDL-P) derangements and HDL-cholesterol content with cardiovascular (CV) death in chronic heart failure (HF) is lacking. To investigate the prognostic value of HDL-P size ...
    • Pathway-based analysis of a melanoma genome-wide association study: analysis of genes related to tumour-immunosuppression 

      Schoof, Nils; Iles, Mark M.; Bishop, D. Timothy; Newton-Bishop, Julia A.; Barrett, Jennifer H.; GenoMEL consortium (Public Library of Science, 2011)
      Systemic immunosuppression is a risk factor for melanoma, and sunburn-induced immunosuppression is thought to be causal. Genes in immunosuppression pathways are therefore candidate melanoma-susceptibility genes. If variants ...
    • Patients attended by palliative care teams: are they always comparable populations? 

      Nabal Vicuña, Maria; Barcons, Miquel; Moreno, Roberto; Busquets, Xavier; Trujillano Cabello, Javier; Requena, Antonio (SpringerOpen, 2013)
      Patients attended by palliative care teams: are they always comparable populations? To answer this question we have compared the basic epidemiological characteristics of patients attended by home palliative care teams ...
    • Perceived parental rearing style in obsessive–compulsive disorder: relation to symptom dimensions 

      Alonso, Pino; Menchón, José M.; Mataix-Cols, David; Pifarré Paredero, Josep; Urretavizcaya, Mikel; Crespo, José M.; Jiménez, Susana; Vallejo, Gema; Vallejo, Julio (Elsevier, 2004)
      Obsessive – compulsive disorder (OCD) runs in families, but the specific contribution of genetic and environmental factors to its development is not well understood. The aim of this study was to assess whether there are ...
    • Perfiles psicológicos de los pacientes con psicodermatosis 

      Fernández Armenteros, José Manuel; Molinero Ponce, Isabel; Castan Campanera, Ester; Casanova i Seuma, Josep M. (Josep Manel) (Elsevier, 2016)
      La psicodermatología es una rama común a la dermatología y la psiquiatría. Se centra en el estudio de las manifestaciones cuta´neas producidas por alteraciones psiquiátricas. Es una disciplina situada en áreas comunes ...
    • Perioperative glycaemic control for diabetic patients undergoing surgery 

      Buchleitner, AM; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Hernández García, Marta; Solà, Ivan; Mauricio Puente, Dídac (John Wiley & Sons, 2012)
      Background Patients with diabetes mellitus are at increased risk of postoperative complications. Data from randomised clinical trials and metaanalyses point to a potential benefit of intensive glycaemic control, targeting ...
    • Peritoneal Dialysis Is an Independent Factor Associated to Lower Intima Media Thickness in Dialysis Patients Free From Previous Cardiovascular Disease 

      Borràs, Mercè; Cambray Carner, Serafí; Crespo Masip, Maria; Pérez Fontán, Miguel; Bozić Stanojević, Milica; Bermúdez López, Marcelino; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Betriu i Bars, M. Àngels; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel (Frontiers Media, 2018)
    • Placebo-Controlled Trial of Oral Laquinimod for Multiple Sclerosis 

      Comi, Giancarlo; Jeffery, Douglas; Kappos, Ludwig; Montalban, Xavier; Boyko, Alexey; Rocca, Maria A.; Filippi, Massimo; Brieva Ruiz, Luis (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2012)
      BACKGROUND Two proof-of-concept clinical trials have provided evidence that laquinimod reduces disease activity in patients with relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis. METHODS We conducted a randomized, double-blind, ...