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Constantine Ilias Vardavas, Ph.D.

TitleSenior Research Scientist
InstitutionHarvard School of Public Health
DepartmentCenter for Global Tobacco Control Research
AddressTobacco Control Program
Landmark Center, 4th Floor West
401 Park Dr
Boston MA 02215
Phone617/998-8809

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MD, RN, MPH, PhD

http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/constantine-vardavas/

* Editor-in-Chief, Tobacco Induced Diseases. (www.tobaccoinduceddiseases.com)
* President, International Society for the prevention of Tobacco Induced Diseases (www.isptid.org)
* Tobacco Control Committee, European Respiratory Society
* Invited expert on Tobacco Control to the European Parliament (2012). Committee for the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI)


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  1. Filippidis FT, Agaku IT, Connolly GN, Vardavas CI. Trends in age verification among U.S. adolescents attempting to buy cigarettes at retail stores, 2000-2009. Prev Med. 2014 Jan 17; 61C:61-65.
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  2. Matsunaga Y, Vardavas CI, Plada M, Wärnberg J, Gómez-Martinez S, Tzatzarakis MN, Tsatsakis AM, Díaz EL, Marcos A, Kafatos AG. The relationship between cotinine concentrations and inflammatory markers among highly secondhand smoke exposed non-smoking adolescents. Cytokine. 2014 Mar; 66(1):17-22.
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  3. Agaku IT, Vardavas CI, Ayo-Yusuf OA, Alpert HR, Connolly GN. Gender and racial differences in smoking of long/ultra-long and king size cigarettes among U.S. adult smokers, NHANES 1999-2012. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Mar 1; 136:28-35.
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  4. Agaku IT, Vardavas CI. Disparities and Trends in Indoor Exposure to Secondhand Smoke among U.S. Adolescents: 2000-2009. PLoS One. 2013; 8(12):e83058.
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  5. Cohen G, Vardavas C, Patelarou E, Kogevinas M, Katz-Salamon M. Adverse circulatory effects of passive smoking during infancy: surprisingly strong, manifest early, easily avoided. Acta Paediatr. 2013 Dec 12.
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  6. Kougias M, Vardavas CI, Anagnostopoulos N, Matsunaga Y, Tzwrtzi A, Lymberi M, Connolly GN, Behrakis PK. The acute effect of cigarette smoking on the respiratory function and FENO production among young smokers. Exp Lung Res. 2013 Oct; 39(8):359-64.
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  7. Agaku IT, Vardavas CI, Connolly GN. Cigarette Rod Length and Its Impact on Serum Cotinine and Urinary Total NNAL Levels, NHANES 2007-2010. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Jan; 16(1):100-7.
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  8. Schoretsaniti S, Filippidis FT, Vardavas CI, Dimitrakaki C, Behrakis P, Connolly GN, Tountas Y. 5-Year trends in the intention to quit smoking amidst the economic crisis and after recently implemented tobacco control measures in Greece. Addict Behav. 2014 Jan; 39(1):140-5.
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  9. Agaku IT, Ayo-Yusuf OA, Vardavas CI, Connolly G. Predictors and patterns of cigarette and smokeless tobacco use among adolescents in 32 countries, 2007-2011. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Jan; 54(1):47-53.
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  10. Schoretsaniti S, Filippidis FT, Vardavas CI, Tzavara C, Dimitrakaki C, Behrakis P, Connolly GN, Tountas Y. Prevalence and determinants of SHS exposure in public and private areas after the 2010 smoke-free legislation in Greece. Int J Environ Health Res. 2013 Sep 17.
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  11. Vardavas CI, Agaku I, Patelarou E, Anagnostopoulos N, Nakou C, Dramba V, Giourgouli G, Argyropoulou P, Antoniadis A, Gourgoulianis K, Ourda D, Lazuras L, Bertic M, Lionis C, Connolly G, Behrakis P. Ashtrays and Signage as Determinants of a Smoke-Free Legislation's Success. PLoS One. 2013; 8(9):e72945.
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  12. Agaku IT, Vardavas CI, Connolly G. Proposed Cutoff for Identifying Adult Smokeless Tobacco Users With Urinary Total 4-(Methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanonol: An Aggregated Analysis of NHANES 2007-2010 Data. Nicotine Tob Res. 2013 Nov; 15(11):1956-61.
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  13. Agaku IT, Ayo-Yusuf OA, Vardavas CI, Alpert HR, Connolly GN. Use of Conventional and Novel Smokeless Tobacco Products Among US Adolescents. Pediatrics. 2013 Sep; 132(3):e578-86.
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  14. Hatzis CM, Papandreou C, Patelarou E, Vardavas CI, Kimioni E, Sifaki-Pistolla D, Vergetaki A, Kafatos AG. A 50-year follow-up of the Seven Countries Study: Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors, food and nutrient intakes among Cretans. Hormones (Athens). 2013 Jul-Sep; 12(3):379-85.
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  15. Agaku IT, Vardavas CI, Ayo-Yusuf OA, Alpert HR, Connolly GN. Temporal trends in smokeless tobacco use among US middle and high school students, 2000-2011. JAMA. 2013 May 15; 309(19):1992-4.
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  16. Alpert HR, Vardavas CI, Chaloupka FJ, Vozikis A, Athanasakis K, Kyriopoulos I, Bertic M, Behrakis PK, Connolly GN. The recent and projected public health and economic benefits of cigarette taxation in Greece. Tob Control. 2013 Mar 6.
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  17. Vardavas CI, Symvoulakis EK, Lionis C. Dealing with tobacco use and dependence within primary health care: time for action. Tob Induc Dis. 2013; 11(1):6.
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  18. Christophi CA, Paisi M, Pampaka D, Kehagias M, Vardavas C, Connolly GN. The impact of the Cyprus comprehensive smoking ban on air quality and economic business of hospitality venues. BMC Public Health. 2013; 13:76.
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  19. Vardavas CI, Filippidis FT, Agaku I, Mytaras V, Bertic M, Connolly GN, Tountas Y, Behrakis P. Tobacco taxation: the importance of earmarking the revenue to health care and tobacco control. Tob Induc Dis. 2012 Dec 27; 10(1):21.
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  20. Bousquet J, Anto J, Sunyer J, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Vrijheid M, Keil T. Pooling Birth Cohorts in Allergy and Asthma: European Union-Funded Initiatives - A MeDALL, CHICOS, ENRIECO, and GALEN Joint Paper. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2013; 161(1):1-10.
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  21. Vardavas CI, Anagnostopoulos N, Kougias M, Evangelopoulou V, Connolly GN, Behrakis PK. Acute pulmonary effects of sidestream secondhand smoke at simulated car concentrations. Xenobiotica. 2013 Jun; 43(6):509-13.
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  22. Vardavas CI, Girvalaki C, Lazuras L, Triantafylli D, Lionis C, Connolly GN, Behrakis P. Changes in tobacco industry advertising around high schools in Greece following an outdoor advertising ban: a follow-up study. Tob Control. 2013 Sep; 22(5):299-301.
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  23. Santaliestra-Pasías AM, Mouratidou T, Verbestel V, Huybrechts I, Gottrand F, Le Donne C, Cuenca-García M, Díaz LE, Kafatos A, Manios Y, Molnar D, Sjöström M, Widhalm K, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Moreno LA. Food consumption and screen-based sedentary behaviors in European adolescents: the HELENA study. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Nov; 166(11):1010-20.
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  24. Filippidis FT, Vardavas CI, Loukopoulou A, Behrakis P, Connolly GN, Tountas Y. Prevalence and determinants of tobacco use among adults in Greece: 4 year trends. Eur J Public Health. 2013 Oct; 23(5):772-6.
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  25. Tsiligianni IG, Vardavas CI, Bouloukaki I, Kosmas E, Verigou E, Kiriakaki M, Siafakas N, Tzanakis N. The association between alcohol and tobacco use among elementary and high school students in Crete, Greece. Tob Induc Dis. 2012; 10(1):15.
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  26. Patelarou E, Girvalaki C, Brokalaki H, Patelarou A, Androulaki Z, Vardavas C. Current evidence on the associations of breastfeeding, infant formula, and cow's milk introduction with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review. Nutr Rev. 2012 Sep; 70(9):509-19.
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  27. Hatzis CM, Papandreou C, Vardavas CI, Athanasopoulos D, Balomenaki E, Kafatos AG. Atherogenic risk factors among preschool children in Crete, Greece. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Sep; 16(5):809-14.
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  28. Martín-Matillas M, Ortega FB, Ruiz JR, Martínez-Gómez D, Vicente-Rodríguez G, Marcos A, Béghin L, Kafatos A, González-Gross M, Zaccaria M, Molnár D, De Henauw S, Sjöström M, Moreno LA, Castillo MJ. Active relatives and health-related physical fitness in European adolescents: the HELENA Study. J Sports Sci. 2012; 30(13):1329-35.
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  29. De Cocker K, Artero EG, De Henauw S, Dietrich S, Gottrand F, Béghin L, Hagströmer M, Sjöström M, Plada M, Manios Y, Mauro B, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Ottevaere C, Valtueña J, Maes L, De Bourdeaudhuij I. Can differences in physical activity by socio-economic status in European adolescents be explained by differences in psychosocial correlates? A mediation analysis within the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) Study. Public Health Nutr. 2012 Nov; 15(11):2100-9.
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  30. Vardavas CI, Anagnostopoulos N, Patelarou E, Minas M, Nakou C, Dramba V, Giourgouli G, Bagkeris E, Gourgoulianis K, Pattaka P, Antoniadis A, Lionis C, Bertic M, Dockery D, Connolly GN, Behrakis PK. Five-year trends of second-hand smoke exposure in Greece: a comparison between complete, partial, and prelegislation levels. J Aerosol Med Pulm Drug Deliv. 2012 Dec; 25(6):349-54.
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  31. Vyncke KE, Libuda L, De Vriendt T, Moreno LA, Van Winckel M, Manios Y, Gottrand F, Molnar D, Vanaelst B, Sjöström M, González-Gross M, Censi L, Widhalm K, Michels N, Gilbert CC, Xatzis C, Cuenca García M, de Heredia FP, De Henauw S, Huybrechts I. Dietary fatty acid intake, its food sources and determinants in European adolescents: the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) Study. Br J Nutr. 2012 Dec 28; 108(12):2261-73.
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  32. Rey-López JP, Ruiz JR, Vicente-Rodríguez G, Gracia-Marco L, Manios Y, Sjöström M, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Moreno LA. Physical activity does not attenuate the obesity risk of TV viewing in youth. Pediatr Obes. 2012 Jun; 7(3):240-50.
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  33. Vardavas CI, Fthenou E, Patelarou E, Bagkeris E, Murphy S, Hecht SS, Connolly GN, Chatzi L, Kogevinas M. Exposure to different sources of second-hand smoke during pregnancy and its effect on urinary cotinine and tobacco-specific nitrosamine (NNAL) concentrations. Tob Control. 2013 May; 22(3):194-200.
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  34. Martinez-Gomez D, Gomez-Martinez S, Ruiz JR, Diaz LE, Ortega FB, Widhalm K, Cuenca-Garcia M, Manios Y, De Vriendt T, Molnar D, Huybrechts I, Breidenassel C, Gottrand F, Plada M, Moreno S, Ferrari M, Moreno LA, Sjöström M, Marcos A. Objectively-measured and self-reported physical activity and fitness in relation to inflammatory markers in European adolescents: the HELENA Study. Atherosclerosis. 2012 Mar; 221(1):260-7.
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  35. Vardavas CI, Anagnostopoulos N, Kougias M, Evangelopoulou V, Connolly GN, Behrakis PK. Short-term pulmonary effects of using an electronic cigarette: impact on respiratory flow resistance, impedance, and exhaled nitric oxide. Chest. 2012 Jun; 141(6):1400-6.
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  36. Loukopoulou AN, Vardavas CI, Farmakides G, Rossolymos C, Chrelias C, Tzatzarakis MN, Tsatsakis A, Lymberi M, Connolly GN, Behrakis PK. Design and study protocol of the maternal smoking cessation during pregnancy study, (M-SCOPE). BMC Public Health. 2011; 11:903.
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  37. Lionis CD, Vardavas CI, Symvoulakis EK, Papadakaki MG, Anastasiou FS, Antonopoulou MD, Apostolakis CM, Dimitrakopoulos SA, Fountakis GI, Grammatikopoulos IA, Komninos JD, Kounalakis DK, Ladoukaki ES, Makri KV, Petraki CS, Ploumis NG, Prokopiadou DP, Stefanaki IN, Tsakountakis NA, Tsiligianni IG, Tzortzis EN, Vasilaki AA, Vasilopoulos TK, Vrentzos GE. Measuring the burden of herpes zoster and post herpetic neuralgia within primary care in rural Crete, Greece. BMC Fam Pract. 2011; 12:136.
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  38. Cuenca-García M, Ortega FB, Huybrechts I, Ruiz JR, González-Gross M, Ottevaere C, Sjöström M, Dìaz LE, Ciarapica D, Molnar D, Gottrand F, Plada M, Manios Y, Moreno LA, De Henauw S, Kersting M, Castillo MJ. Cardiorespiratory fitness and dietary intake in European adolescents: the Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence study. Br J Nutr. 2012 Jun; 107(12):1850-9.
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  39. De Vriendt T, Clays E, Huybrechts I, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Moreno LA, Patterson E, Molnár D, Mesana MI, Beghin L, Widhalm K, Manios Y, De Henauw S. European adolescents' level of perceived stress is inversely related to their diet quality: the Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence study. Br J Nutr. 2012 Jul; 108(2):371-80.
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  40. Jiménez-Pavón D, Ortega FB, Valtueña J, Castro-Piñero J, Gómez-Martínez S, Zaccaria M, Gottrand F, Molnár D, Sjöström M, González-Gross M, Castillo MJ, Moreno LA, Ruiz JR. Muscular strength and markers of insulin resistance in European adolescents: the HELENA Study. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2012 Jul; 112(7):2455-65.
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  41. Tzatzarakis MN, Vardavas CI, Terzi I, Kavalakis M, Kokkinakis M, Liesivuori J, Tsatsakis AM. Hair nicotine/cotinine concentrations as a method of monitoring exposure to tobacco smoke among infants and adults. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2012 Mar; 31(3):258-65.
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  42. Duffey KJ, Huybrechts I, Mouratidou T, Libuda L, Kersting M, De Vriendt T, Gottrand F, Widhalm K, Dallongeville J, Hallström L, González-Gross M, De Henauw S, Moreno LA, Popkin BM. Beverage consumption among European adolescents in the HELENA study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2012 Feb; 66(2):244-52.
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  43. De Vriendt T, Clays E, Moreno LA, Bergman P, Vicente-Rodriguez G, Nagy E, Dietrich S, Manios Y, De Henauw S. Reliability and validity of the Adolescent Stress Questionnaire in a sample of European adolescents--the HELENA study. BMC Public Health. 2011; 11:717.
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  44. Diethelm K, Jankovic N, Moreno LA, Huybrechts I, De Henauw S, De Vriendt T, González-Gross M, Leclercq C, Gottrand F, Gilbert CC, Dallongeville J, Cuenca-Garcia M, Manios Y, Kafatos A, Plada M, Kersting M. Food intake of European adolescents in the light of different food-based dietary guidelines: results of the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) Study. Public Health Nutr. 2012 Mar; 15(3):386-98.
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  45. Labayen I, Ruiz JR, Ortega FB, Gottrand F, Huybrechts I, Dallongeville J, Widhalm K, Ferrari M, Buyken A, Kersting M, Moschonis G, Turck D, Gómez S, Sjostrom M, Meirhaeghe A, Moreno LA. Body size at birth modifies the effect of fat mass and obesity associated (FTO) rs9939609 polymorphism on adiposity in adolescents: the Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence (HELENA) study. Br J Nutr. 2012 May; 107(10):1498-504.
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  46. De Vriendt T, Clays E, Maes L, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Vicente-Rodriguez G, Moreno LA, Nagy E, Molnár D, Ortega FB, Dietrich S, Manios Y, De Henauw S. European adolescents' level of perceived stress and its relationship with body adiposity--the HELENA Study. Eur J Public Health. 2012 Aug; 22(4):519-24.
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  47. González-Gross M, Valtueña J, Breidenassel C, Moreno LA, Ferrari M, Kersting M, De Henauw S, Gottrand F, Azzini E, Widhalm K, Kafatos A, Manios Y, Stehle P. Vitamin D status among adolescents in Europe: the Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence study. Br J Nutr. 2012 Mar; 107(5):755-64.
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  48. Sichert-Hellert W, Beghin L, De Henauw S, Grammatikaki E, Hallström L, Manios Y, Mesana MI, Molnár D, Dietrich S, Piccinelli R, Plada M, Sjöström M, Moreno LA, Kersting M. Nutritional knowledge in European adolescents: results from the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) study. Public Health Nutr. 2011 Dec; 14(12):2083-91.
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  49. Garaulet M, Ortega FB, Ruiz JR, Rey-López JP, Béghin L, Manios Y, Cuenca-García M, Plada M, Diethelm K, Kafatos A, Molnár D, Al-Tahan J, Moreno LA. Short sleep duration is associated with increased obesity markers in European adolescents: effect of physical activity and dietary habits. The HELENA study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Oct; 35(10):1308-17.
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  50. Ortega FB, Ruiz JR, Hurtig-Wennlöf A, Meirhaeghe A, González-Gross M, Moreno LA, Molnar D, Kafatos A, Gottrand F, Widhalm K, Labayen I, Sjöström M. Physical activity attenuates the effect of low birth weight on insulin resistance in adolescents: findings from two observational studies. Diabetes. 2011 Sep; 60(9):2295-9.
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  51. Rosen LJ, Guttman N, Hovell MF, Noach MB, Winickoff JP, Tchernokovski S, Rosenblum JK, Rubenstein U, Seidmann V, Vardavas CI, Klepeis NE, Zucker DM. Development, design, and conceptual issues of project zero exposure: A program to protect young children from tobacco smoke exposure. BMC Public Health. 2011; 11:508.
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  52. Vardavas CI, Seidenberg AB, Connolly GN. Regulating duty free sales and tobacco advertising in airports: a call for action. Tob Induc Dis. 2011; 9:7.
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  53. Labayen I, Ruiz JR, Huybrechts I, Ortega FB, Rodríguez G, Dehenauw S, Breidenassel C, Jiménez-Pavón D, Vyncke KE, Censi L, Molnar D, Widhalm K, Kafatos A, Plada M, Díaz LE, Marcos A, Moreno LA, Gottrand F. Sexual dimorphism in the early life programming of serum leptin levels in European adolescents: the HELENA study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Aug; 96(8):E1330-4.
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  54. Avlonitou E, Kapsimalis F, Varouchakis G, Vardavas CI, Behrakis P. Adherence to CPAP therapy improves quality of life and reduces symptoms among obstructive sleep apnea syndrome patients. Sleep Breath. 2012 Jun; 16(2):563-9.
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  55. Gracia-Marco L, Moreno LA, Ortega FB, León F, Sioen I, Kafatos A, Martinez-Gomez D, Widhalm K, Castillo MJ, Vicente-Rodríguez G. Levels of physical activity that predict optimal bone mass in adolescents: the HELENA study. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Jun; 40(6):599-607.
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  56. Jiménez-Pavón D, Castillo MJ, Moreno LA, Kafatos A, Manios Y, Kondaki K, Béghin L, Zaccaria M, de Henauw S, Widhalm K, Moln R DN, Sjöström M, González-Gross M, Ruiz JR. Fitness and fatness are independently associated with markers of insulin resistance in European adolescents; the HELENA study. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2011 Aug; 6(3-4):253-60.
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  57. Dumont J, Huybrechts I, Spinneker A, Gottrand F, Grammatikaki E, Bevilacqua N, Vyncke K, Widhalm K, Kafatos A, Molnar D, Labayen I, Gonzalez-Gross M, Amouyel P, Moreno LA, Meirhaeghe A, Dallongeville J. FADS1 genetic variability interacts with dietary a-linolenic acid intake to affect serum non-HDL-cholesterol concentrations in European adolescents. J Nutr. 2011 Jul; 141(7):1247-53.
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  58. Ottevaere C, Huybrechts I, Benser J, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Cuenca-Garcia M, Dallongeville J, Zaccaria M, Gottrand F, Kersting M, Rey-López JP, Manios Y, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Smpokos E, Widhalm K, De Henauw S. Clustering patterns of physical activity, sedentary and dietary behavior among European adolescents: The HELENA study. BMC Public Health. 2011; 11:328.
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  59. Kroustallaki P, Tsimpinos G, Vardavas CI, Kafatos A. Fatty acid composition of Greek margarines and their change in fatty acid content over the past decades. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2011 Nov; 62(7):685-91.
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  60. Patelarou E, Vardavas CI, Ntzilepi P, Warren CW, Barbouni A, Kremastinou J, Connolly GN, Behrakis P. Nursing education and beliefs towards tobacco cessation and control: a cross- sectional national survey (GHPSS) among nursing students in Greece. Tob Induc Dis. 2011; 9:4.
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  61. Chillón P, Ortega FB, Ruiz JR, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Martínez-Gómez D, Vicente-Rodriguez G, Widhalm K, Molnar D, Gottrand F, González-Gross M, Ward DS, Moreno LA, Castillo MJ, Sjöström M. Active commuting and physical activity in adolescents from Europe: results from the HELENA study. Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2011 May; 23(2):207-17.
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  62. Rey-López JP, Ruiz JR, Ortega FB, Verloigne M, Vicente-Rodriguez G, Gracia-Marco L, Gottrand F, Molnar D, Widhalm K, Zaccaria M, Cuenca-García M, Sjöström M, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Moreno LA. Reliability and validity of a screen time-based sedentary behaviour questionnaire for adolescents: The HELENA study. Eur J Public Health. 2012 Jun; 22(3):373-7.
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  63. Artero EG, Ruiz JR, Ortega FB, España-Romero V, Vicente-Rodríguez G, Molnar D, Gottrand F, González-Gross M, Breidenassel C, Moreno LA, Gutiérrez A. Muscular and cardiorespiratory fitness are independently associated with metabolic risk in adolescents: the HELENA study. Pediatr Diabetes. 2011 Dec; 12(8):704-12.
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  64. Labayen I, Moreno LA, Ruiz JR, Ortega FB, Sjostrom M, Huybrechts I, Gonzalez-Gross M, Spinneker A, De Henauw S, Manios Y, Molnar D, Leclercq C, Gottrand F. Associations of birth weight with serum long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in adolescents; the HELENA study. Atherosclerosis. 2011 Jul; 217(1):286-91.
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  65. Ruiz JR, Ortega FB, Martínez-Gómez D, Labayen I, Moreno LA, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Manios Y, Gonzalez-Gross M, Mauro B, Molnar D, Widhalm K, Marcos A, Beghin L, Castillo MJ, Sjöström M. Objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time in European adolescents: the HELENA study. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Jul 15; 174(2):173-84.
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  66. Ottevaere C, Huybrechts I, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Sjöström M, Ruiz JR, Ortega FB, Hagströmer M, Widhalm K, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Beghin L, Kafatos A, Polito A, Manios Y, Mártinez-Gómez D, De Henauw S. Comparison of the IPAQ-A and actigraph in relation to VO2max among European adolescents: the HELENA study. J Sci Med Sport. 2011 Jul; 14(4):317-24.
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  67. Ortega FB, Ruiz JR, España-Romero V, Vicente-Rodriguez G, Martínez-Gómez D, Manios Y, Béghin L, Molnar D, Widhalm K, Moreno LA, Sjöström M, Castillo MJ. The International Fitness Scale (IFIS): usefulness of self-reported fitness in youth. Int J Epidemiol. 2011 Jun; 40(3):701-11.
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  68. Gracia-Marco L, Vicente-Rodríguez G, Casajús JA, Molnar D, Castillo MJ, Moreno LA. Effect of fitness and physical activity on bone mass in adolescents: the HELENA Study. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2011 Nov; 111(11):2671-80.
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  69. Vardavas CI, Patelarou E, Grandér M, Chatzi L, Palm B, Fthenou E, Roumeliotaki T, Koutis A, Kafatos A, Vrijheid M, Connolly GN, Murphy S, Vahter M, Kogevinas M. The association between active/passive smoking and toxic metals among pregnant women in Greece. Xenobiotica. 2011 Jun; 41(6):456-63.
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  70. Hallström L, Vereecken CA, Ruiz JR, Patterson E, Gilbert CC, Catasta G, Díaz LE, Gómez-Martínez S, González Gross M, Gottrand F, Hegyi A, Lehoux C, Mouratidou T, Widham K, Aström A, Moreno LA, Sjöström M. Breakfast habits and factors influencing food choices at breakfast in relation to socio-demographic and family factors among European adolescents. The HELENA Study. Appetite. 2011 Jun; 56(3):649-57.
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  71. Papadopoulos G, Vardavas CI, Limperi M, Linardis A, Georgoudis G, Behrakis P. Smoking cessation can improve quality of life among COPD patients: validation of the clinical COPD questionnaire into Greek. BMC Pulm Med. 2011; 11:13.
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  72. Vardavas CI, Behrakis PK, Connolly GN. Chronic disease to top agenda. Beware tobacco companies' spurious financial arguments. BMJ. 2011; 342:d1145.
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  73. Rey-López JP, Vicente-Rodríguez G, Répásy J, Mesana MI, Ruiz JR, Ortega FB, Kafatos A, Huybrechts I, Cuenca-García M, León JF, González-Gross M, Sjöström M, de Bourdeaudhuij I, Moreno LA. Food and drink intake during television viewing in adolescents: the Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence (HELENA) study. Public Health Nutr. 2011 Sep; 14(9):1563-9.
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  74. Ottevaere C, Huybrechts I, Béghin L, Cuenca-Garcia M, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Gottrand F, Hagströmer M, Kafatos A, Le Donne C, Moreno LA, Sjöström M, Widhalm K, De Henauw S. Relationship between self-reported dietary intake and physical activity levels among adolescents: the HELENA study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2011; 8:8.
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  75. Maes L, Cook TL, Ottovaere C, Matthijs C, Moreno LA, Kersting M, Papadaki A, Manios Y, Dietrich S, Hallström L, Haerens L, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Vereecken C. Pilot evaluation of the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) Food-O-Meter, a computer-tailored nutrition advice for adolescents: a study in six European cities. Public Health Nutr. 2011 Jul; 14(7):1292-302.
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  76. Vardavas CI, Flouris AD, Tsatsakis A, Kafatos AG, Saris WH. Does adherence to the Mediterranean diet have a protective effect against active and passive smoking? Public Health. 2011 Mar; 125(3):121-8.
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  77. Legry V, Bokor S, Beghin L, Galfo M, Gonzalez-Gross M, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Amouyel P, Dallongeville J, Meirhaeghe A. Associations between common genetic polymorphisms in the liver X receptor alpha and its target genes with the serum HDL-cholesterol concentration in adolescents of the HELENA Study. Atherosclerosis. 2011 May; 216(1):166-9.
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  78. Ferrari M, Mistura L, Patterson E, Sjöström M, Díaz LE, Stehle P, Gonzalez-Gross M, Kersting M, Widhalm K, Molnár D, Gottrand F, De Henauw S, Manios Y, Kafatos A, Moreno LA, Leclercq C. Evaluation of iron status in European adolescents through biochemical iron indicators: the HELENA Study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2011 Mar; 65(3):340-9.
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  79. Lecompte S, Szabo de Edelenyi F, Goumidi L, Maiani G, Moschonis G, Widhalm K, Molnár D, Kafatos A, Spinneker A, Breidenassel C, Dallongeville J, Meirhaeghe A, Borel P. Polymorphisms in the CD36/FAT gene are associated with plasma vitamin E concentrations in humans. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Mar; 93(3):644-51.
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  80. Martinez-Gomez D, Ortega FB, Ruiz JR, Vicente-Rodriguez G, Veiga OL, Widhalm K, Manios Y, Béghin L, Valtueña J, Kafatos A, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Marcos A, Castillo MJ, Sjöström M. Excessive sedentary time and low cardiorespiratory fitness in European adolescents: the HELENA study. Arch Dis Child. 2011 Mar; 96(3):240-6.
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  81. Vardavas CI, Dimitrakaki C, Schoretsaniti S, Patelarou E, Filippidis FT, Connolly GN, Tountas Y. The role of the non-smoker in enforcing smoke-free laws. J Public Health Policy. 2011 Feb; 32(1):46-59.
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  82. Vardavas CI, Plada M, Tzatzarakis M, Marcos A, Warnberg J, Gomez-Martinez S, Breidenassel C, Gonzalez-Gross M, Tsatsakis AM, Saris WH, Moreno LA, Kafatos AG. Passive smoking alters circulating naïve/memory lymphocyte T-cell subpopulations in children. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2010 Dec; 21(8):1171-8.
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  83. Martinez-Gomez D, Ruiz JR, Ortega FB, Casajús JA, Veiga OL, Widhalm K, Manios Y, Béghin L, González-Gross M, Kafatos A, España-Romero V, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Marcos A, Castillo MJ, Sjöström M. Recommended levels and intensities of physical activity to avoid low-cardiorespiratory fitness in European adolescents: The HELENA study. Am J Hum Biol. 2010 Nov-Dec; 22(6):750-6.
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  84. Kondaki K, Grammatikaki E, Pavón DJ, Manios Y, González-Gross M, Sjöstrom M, Gottrand F, Molnar D, Moreno LA, Kafatos A, Gilbert C, Kersting M, De Henauw S. Comparison of several anthropometric indices with insulin resistance proxy measures among European adolescents: The Helena Study. Eur J Pediatr. 2011 Jun; 170(6):731-9.
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  85. Labayen I, Ruiz JR, Ortega FB, Dallongeville J, Dalongeville J, Jiménez-Pavón D, Castillo MJ, De Henauw S, González-Gross M, Bueno G, Molnar D, Kafatos A, Díaz LE, Meirhaeghe A, Moreno LA. Association between the FTO rs9939609 polymorphism and leptin in European adolescents: a possible link with energy balance control. The HELENA study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Jan; 35(1):66-71.
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  86. Karabela M, Vardavas CI, Tzatzarakis M, Tsatsakis A, Dockery D, Connolly GN, Behrakis P. The relationship between venue indoor air quality and urinary cotinine levels among semiopen-air café employees: what factors determine the level of exposure? J Aerosol Med Pulm Drug Deliv. 2011 Feb; 24(1):35-41.
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  87. Martín-Matillas M, Ortega FB, Ruiz JR, Martínez-Gómez D, Marcos A, Moliner-Urdiales D, Polito A, Pedrero-Chamizo R, Béghin L, Molnár D, Kafatos A, Moreno LA, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Sjöström M. Adolescent's physical activity levels and relatives' physical activity engagement and encouragement: the HELENA study. Eur J Public Health. 2011 Dec; 21(6):705-12.
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  88. Martinez-Gomez D, Ruiz JR, Ortega FB, Veiga OL, Moliner-Urdiales D, Mauro B, Galfo M, Manios Y, Widhalm K, Béghin L, Moreno LA, Molnar D, Marcos A, Sjöström M. Recommended levels of physical activity to avoid an excess of body fat in European adolescents: the HELENA Study. Am J Prev Med. 2010 Sep; 39(3):203-11.
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  89. Symvoulakis EK, Vardavas CI, Fountouli P, Stavroulaki A, Antoniou KM, Duijker G, Tzatzarakis MN, Sfiridaki K, Bolonaki E, Alegakis T, Tsatsakis AM. Time interval from cigarette smoke exposure to blood donation and markers of inflammation: should a smoking cut-off be designated? Xenobiotica. 2010 Sep; 40(9):613-20.
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  90. Vardavas CI, Linardakis MK, Hatzis CM, Saris WH, Kafatos AG. Cardiovascular disease risk factors and dietary habits of farmers from Crete 45 years after the first description of the Mediterranean diet. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2010 Aug; 17(4):440-6.
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  91. España-Romero V, Ortega FB, Ruiz JR, Artero EG, Martínez-Gómez D, Vicente-Rodriguez G, Moliner-Urdiales D, Gracia-Marco L, Ciarapica D, Widhalm K, Castillo Garzon MJ, Sjöstrom M, Moreno LA. Role of cardiorespiratory fitness on the association between physical activity and abdominal fat content in adolescents: the HELENA study. Int J Sports Med. 2010 Oct; 31(10):679-82.
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  92. Gracia-Marco L, Vicente-Rodríguez G, Valtueña J, Rey-López JP, Díaz Martínez AE, Mesana MI, Widhalm K, Ruiz JR, González-Gross M, Castillo MJ, Moreno LA. Bone mass and bone metabolism markers during adolescence: The HELENA Study. Horm Res Paediatr. 2010; 74(5):339-50.
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  93. Vardavas CI, Patelarou E, Chatzi L, Roumeliotaki T, Sarri K, Murphy S, Koutis A, Kafatos AG, Kogevinas M. Factors associated with active smoking, quitting, and secondhand smoke exposure among pregnant women in Greece. J Epidemiol. 2010; 20(5):355-62.
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  94. Vardavas CI, Mangiaracina G, Behrakis P. 'Environmentally friendly' brand promotion activities: cigarette butt clean-up campaigns. Tob Control. 2010 Jun; 19(3):259.
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  95. Moliner-Urdiales D, Ortega FB, Vicente-Rodriguez G, Rey-Lopez JP, Gracia-Marco L, Widhalm K, Sjöström M, Moreno LA, Castillo MJ, Ruiz JR. Association of physical activity with muscular strength and fat-free mass in adolescents: the HELENA study. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2010 Aug; 109(6):1119-27.
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  96. Ruiz JR, Labayen I, Ortega FB, Legry V, Moreno LA, Dallongeville J, Martínez-Gómez D, Bokor S, Manios Y, Ciarapica D, Gottrand F, De Henauw S, Molnár D, Sjöström M, Meirhaeghe A. Attenuation of the effect of the FTO rs9939609 polymorphism on total and central body fat by physical activity in adolescents: the HELENA study. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Apr; 164(4):328-33.
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  97. Rey-López JP, Vicente-Rodriguez G, Ortega FB, Ruiz JR, Martinez-Gómez D, De Henauw S, Manios Y, Molnar D, Polito A, Verloigne M, Castillo MJ, Sjöström M, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Moreno LA. Sedentary patterns and media availability in European adolescents: The HELENA study. Prev Med. 2010 Jul; 51(1):50-5.
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  98. De Cocker K, Ottevaere C, Sjöström M, Moreno LA, Wärnberg J, Valtueña J, Manios Y, Dietrich S, Mauro B, Artero EG, Molnár D, Hagströmer M, Ruiz JR, Sarri K, Kafatos A, Gottrand F, De Henauw S, Maes L, De Bourdeaudhuij I. Self-reported physical activity in European adolescents: results from the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) study. Public Health Nutr. 2011 Feb; 14(2):246-54.
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  99. Jiménez Pavón D, Ortega FP, Ruiz JR, España Romero V, García Artero E, Moliner Urdiales D, Gómez Martínez S, Vicente Rodríguez G, Manios Y, Béghin L, Répasy J, Sjöstrom M, Moreno LA, González Gross M, Castillo MJ. Socioeconomic status influences physical fitness in European adolescents independently of body fat and physical activity: the HELENA study. Nutr Hosp. 2010 Mar-Apr; 25(2):311-6.
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  100. Bouloukaki I, Tsoumakidou M, Vardavas CI, Mitrouska I, Koutala E, Siafakas NM, Schiza SE, Tzanakis N. Maintained smoking cessation for 6 months equilibrates the percentage of sputum CD8+ lymphocyte cells with that of nonsmokers. Mediators Inflamm. 2009; 2009:812102.
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  101. Vardavas CI, Lionis C, Polychronopoulos E, Zeimbekis A, Bountziouka V, Stravopodis P, Metallinos G, Panagiotakos DB. The role of second-hand smoking on the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus in elderly men and women living in Mediterranean islands: the MEDIS study. Diabet Med. 2010 Feb; 27(2):242-3.
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  102. De Bourdeaudhuij I, Maes L, De Henauw S, De Vriendt T, Moreno LA, Kersting M, Sarri K, Manios Y, Widhalm K, Sjöstrom M, Ruiz JR, Haerens L. Evaluation of a computer-tailored physical activity intervention in adolescents in six European countries: the Activ-O-Meter in the HELENA intervention study. J Adolesc Health. 2010 May; 46(5):458-66.
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  103. Vardavas CI, Symvoulakis EK, Connolly GN, Patelarou E, Lionis C. What defines an effective anti-tobacco TV advertisement? A pilot study among Greek adolescents. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2010 Jan; 7(1):78-88.
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  104. Vardavas C. Key points in preventing tobacco use among adolescents. Tob Induc Dis. 2010; 8(1):1.
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  105. Pigeyre M, Bokor S, Romon M, Gottrand F, Gilbert CC, Valtueña J, Gómez-Martínez S, Moreno LA, Amouyel P, Dallongeville J, Meirhaeghe A. Influence of maternal educational level on the association between the rs3809508 neuromedin B gene polymorphism and the risk of obesity in the HELENA study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2010 Mar; 34(3):478-86.
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  106. Vardavas CI, Chatzi L, Patelarou E, Plana E, Sarri K, Kafatos A, Koutis AD, Kogevinas M. Smoking and smoking cessation during early pregnancy and its effect on adverse pregnancy outcomes and fetal growth. Eur J Pediatr. 2010 Jun; 169(6):741-8.
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  107. Vardavas CI, Panagiotakos DB. The causal relationship between passive smoking and inflammation on the development of cardiovascular disease: a review of the evidence. Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets. 2009 Dec; 8(5):328-33.
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  108. Vardavas CI, Tzatzarakis MN, Plada M, Tsatsakis AM, Papadaki A, Saris WH, Moreno LA, Kafatos AG. Biomarker evaluation of Greek adolescents' exposure to secondhand smoke. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2010 Jun; 29(6):459-66.
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  109. Lionis C, Symvoulakis EK, Vardavas CI. Implementing family practice research in countries with limited resources: a stepwise model experienced in Crete, Greece. Fam Pract. 2010 Feb; 27(1):48-54.
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  110. Verier C, Meirhaeghe A, Bokor S, Breidenassel C, Manios Y, Molnár D, Artero EG, Nova E, De Henauw S, Moreno LA, Amouyel P, Labayen I, Bevilacqua N, Turck D, Béghin L, Dallongeville J, Gottrand F. Breast-feeding modulates the influence of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma (PPARG2) Pro12Ala polymorphism on adiposity in adolescents: The Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence (HELENA) cross-sectional study. Diabetes Care. 2010 Jan; 33(1):190-6.
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  111. Flouris AD, Vardavas CI, Metsios GS, Tsatsakis AM, Koutedakis Y. Biological evidence for the acute health effects of secondhand smoke exposure. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2010 Jan; 298(1):L3-L12.
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  112. Ortega FB, Artero EG, Ruiz JR, España-Romero V, Jiménez-Pavón D, Vicente-Rodriguez G, Moreno LA, Manios Y, Béghin L, Ottevaere C, Ciarapica D, Sarri K, Dietrich S, Blair SN, Kersting M, Molnar D, González-Gross M, Gutiérrez A, Sjöström M, Castillo MJ. Physical fitness levels among European adolescents: the HELENA study. Br J Sports Med. 2011 Jan; 45(1):20-9.
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  113. Moliner-Urdiales D, Ruiz JR, Vicente-Rodriguez G, Ortega FB, Rey-Lopez JP, España-Romero V, Casajús JA, Molnar D, Widhalm K, Dallongeville J, González-Gross M, Castillo MJ, Sjöström M, Moreno LA. Associations of muscular and cardiorespiratory fitness with total and central body fat in adolescents: the HELENA study. Br J Sports Med. 2011 Feb; 45(2):101-8.
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  114. Lionis C, Symvoulakis EK, Markaki A, Vardavas C, Papadakaki M, Daniilidou N, Souliotis K, Kyriopoulos I. Integrated primary health care in Greece, a missing issue in the current health policy agenda: a systematic review. Int J Integr Care. 2009; 9:e88.
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  115. Labayen I, Ruiz JR, Vicente-Rodríguez G, Turck D, Rodríguez G, Meirhaeghe A, Molnár D, Sjöström M, Castillo MJ, Gottrand F, Moreno LA. Early life programming of abdominal adiposity in adolescents: The HELENA Study. Diabetes Care. 2009 Nov; 32(11):2120-2.
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  116. Vardavas CI, Papadaki A, Saris WH, Kafatos AG. Does adherence to the Mediterranean diet modify the impact of smoking on health? Public Health. 2009 Jun; 123(6):459-60; author reply 460.
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  117. Patelarou E, Vardavas CI, Ntzilepi P, Sourtzi P. Nursing education and practice in a changing environment: the case of Greece. Nurse Educ Today. 2009 Nov; 29(8):840-4.
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  118. Patelarou E, Vardavas CI, Fioraki I, Alegakis T, Dafermou M, Ntzilepi P. Euthanasia in Greece: Greek nurses' involvement and beliefs. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2009 May; 15(5):242-8.
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  119. Vardavas CI, Behrakis P. Greece: action at last! Tob Control. 2009 Apr; 18(2):79-80.
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  120. Vardavas CI, Kondilis BK, Patelarou E, Akrivos PD, Falagas ME. Health literacy and sources of health education among adolescents in Greece. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2009 Apr-Jun; 21(2):179-86.
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  121. Vardavas CI, Bouloukaki I, Linardakis MK, Tzilepi P, Tzanakis N, Kafatos AG. Smoke-free hospitals in Greece: Personnel perceptions, compliance and smoking habit. Tob Induc Dis. 2009; 5(1):8.
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  122. Vardavas CI, Connolly G, Karamanolis K, Kafatos A. Adolescents perceived effectiveness of the proposed European graphic tobacco warning labels. Eur J Public Health. 2009 Apr; 19(2):212-7.
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  123. Mantziou V, Vardavas CI, Kletsiou E, Priftis KN. Predictors of childhood exposure to parental secondhand smoke in the house and family car. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2009 Feb; 6(2):433-44.
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  124. Vardavas CI, Connolly GN, Kafatos AG. Geographical information systems as a tool for monitoring tobacco industry advertising. Tob Control. 2009 Jun; 18(3):190-6.
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  125. Vardavas CI, Linardakis MK, Hatzis CM, Saris WH, Kafatos AG. Prevalence of obesity and physical inactivity among farmers from Crete (Greece), four decades after the Seven Countries Study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2009 Mar; 19(3):156-62.
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  126. Kersting M, Sichert-Hellert W, Vereecken CA, Diehl J, Béghin L, De Henauw S, Grammatikaki E, Manios Y, Mesana MI, Papadaki A, Phillipp K, Plada M, Poortvliet E, Sette S. Food and nutrient intake, nutritional knowledge and diet-related attitudes in European adolescents. Int J Obes (Lond). 2008 Nov; 32 Suppl 5:S35-41.
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  127. González-Gross M, Breidenassel C, Gómez-Martínez S, Ferrari M, Béghin L, Spinneker A, Díaz LE, Maiani G, Demailly A, Al-Tahan J, Albers U, Wärnberg J, Stoffel-Wagner B, Jiménez-Pavón D, Libersa C, Pietrzik K, Marcos A, Stehle P. Sampling and processing of fresh blood samples within a European multicenter nutritional study: evaluation of biomarker stability during transport and storage. Int J Obes (Lond). 2008 Nov; 32 Suppl 5:S66-75.
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  128. Iliescu C, Béghin L, Maes L, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Libersa C, Vereecken C, Gonzalez-Gross M, Kersting M, Molnar D, Leclercq C, Sjöström M, Manios Y, Wildhalm K, Kafatos A, Moreno LA, Gottrand F. Socioeconomic questionnaire and clinical assessment in the HELENA Cross-Sectional Study: methodology. Int J Obes (Lond). 2008 Nov; 32 Suppl 5:S19-25.
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  129. Hagströmer M, Bergman P, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Ortega FB, Ruiz JR, Manios Y, Rey-López JP, Phillipp K, von Berlepsch J, Sjöström M. Concurrent validity of a modified version of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ-A) in European adolescents: The HELENA Study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2008 Nov; 32 Suppl 5:S42-8.
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  130. Béghin L, Castera M, Manios Y, Gilbert CC, Kersting M, De Henauw S, Kafatos A, Gottrand F, Molnar D, Sjöström M, Leclercq C, Widhalm K, Mesana MI, Moreno LA, Libersa C. Quality assurance of ethical issues and regulatory aspects relating to good clinical practices in the HELENA Cross-Sectional Study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2008 Nov; 32 Suppl 5:S12-8.
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  131. Ortega FB, Artero EG, Ruiz JR, Vicente-Rodriguez G, Bergman P, Hagströmer M, Ottevaere C, Nagy E, Konsta O, Rey-López JP, Polito A, Dietrich S, Plada M, Béghin L, Manios Y, Sjöström M, Castillo MJ. Reliability of health-related physical fitness tests in European adolescents. The HELENA Study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2008 Nov; 32 Suppl 5:S49-57.
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  132. Symvoulakis EK, Vardavas CI, Fountouli P. Adverse reactions to blood donation among adolescents. JAMA. 2008 Oct 15; 300(15):1759-60; author reply 1760.
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  133. Vardavas CI, Linardakis MK, Hatzis CM, Malliaraki N, Saris WH, Kafatos AG. Smoking status in relation to serum folate and dietary vitamin intake. Tob Induc Dis. 2008; 4:8.
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  134. Vardavas CI, Mpouloukaki I, Linardakis M, Ntzilepi P, Tzanakis N, Kafatos A. Second hand smoke exposure and excess heart disease and lung cancer mortality among hospital staff in Crete, Greece: a case study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2008 Sep; 5(3):125-9.
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  135. Papadaki A, Vardavas C, Hatzis C, Kafatos A. Calcium, nutrient and food intake of Greek Orthodox Christian monks during a fasting and non-fasting week. Public Health Nutr. 2008 Oct; 11(10):1022-9.
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  136. Vardavas CI, Kondilis B, Travers MJ, Petsetaki E, Tountas Y, Kafatos AG. Environmental tobacco smoke in hospitality venues in Greece. BMC Public Health. 2007; 7:302.
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  137. Vardavas CI, Kafatos AG. Bans on smoking in public places: policy enforcement needed. Lancet. 2007 Jul 14; 370(9582):133-4.
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  138. Moreno LA, González-Gross M, Kersting M, Molnár D, de Henauw S, Beghin L, Sjöström M, Hagströmer M, Manios Y, Gilbert CC, Ortega FB, Dallongeville J, Arcella D, Wärnberg J, Hallberg M, Fredriksson H, Maes L, Widhalm K, Kafatos AG, Marcos A. Assessing, understanding and modifying nutritional status, eating habits and physical activity in European adolescents: the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) Study. Public Health Nutr. 2008 Mar; 11(3):288-99.
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  139. Vardavas CI, Athanasopoulos D, Balomenaki E, Niaounaki D, Linardakis MK, Kafatos AG. Smoking habits of Greek preschool children's parents. BMC Public Health. 2007; 7:112.
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  140. Vardavas CI, Kafatos AG. Smoking policy and prevalence in Greece: an overview. Eur J Public Health. 2007 Apr; 17(2):211-3.
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  141. Vardavas CI, Linardakis M, Kafatos AG. Environmental tobacco smoke exposure in motor vehicles: a preliminary study. Tob Control. 2006 Oct; 15(5):415.
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  142. Vardavas CI, Tzatzarakis MN, Tsatsakis AM, Athanasopoulos D, Balomenaki E, Linardakis MK, Kafatos AG. Biomarkers of passive smoking among Greek preschool children. Eur J Pediatr. 2006 Dec; 165(12):891-6.
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  143. Vardavas CI, Kafatos A. Greece's tobacco policy: another myth? Lancet. 2006 May 6; 367(9521):1485-6.
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