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School of Public Health: Raz Raanan

Researchers / חוקרים

 Last updated December 2021 - School of Public Health

List of Publications

(1) Magen-Molho H, Weisskopf MG, Nevo D, Shtein A, Chen S, Broday D, et al. Air Pollution and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Israel: A Negative Control Analysis. Epidemiology 2021;32(6):773-780.

(2) Bar-Or RL, Levy I, Twig G, Broday DM, Lyubarsky A, Derazne E, et al. Associations of exposure to nitrogen oxides with prevalent asthma and other atopic diseases in Israel. Environ - MDPI 2021;8(10).

(3) Raz R, Yuval, Bar-Or RL, Kark JD, Sinnreich R, Broday DM, et al. Associations between exposure to industrial air pollution and prevalence of asthma and atopic diseases in haifa bay area. Atmosphere 2021;12(4).

(4) Leung M, Kioumourtzoglou M-, Raz R, Weisskopf MG. Bias due to selection on live births in studies of environmental exposures during pregnancy: A simulation study. Environ Health Perspect 2021;129(4).

(5) Pinto OY, Raz R. Employment Outcomes After a Birth of a Child with a Developmental Disability: A National Nested Case–Control Study. J Autism Dev Disord 2021;51(2):697-703.

(6) Zhang S, Yuval, Broday DM, Raz R. Predictors of the indoor-to-outdoor ratio of particle number concentrations in israel. Atmosphere 2020;11(10).

(7) Dinstein I, Arazi A, Golan HM, Koller J, Elliott E, Gozes I, et al. The National Autism Database of Israel: a Resource for Studying Autism Risk Factors, Biomarkers, Outcome Measures, and Treatment Efficacy. J Mol Neurosci 2020;70(9):1303-1312.

(8) Spolter F, Kloog I, Dorman M, Novack L, Erez O, Raz R. Prenatal exposure to ambient air temperature and risk of early delivery. Environ Int 2020;142.

(9) Yuval, Tritscher T, Raz R, Levi Y, Levy I, Broday DM. Emissions vs. turbulence and atmospheric stability: A study of their relative importance in determining air pollutant concentrations. Sci Total Environ 2020;733.

(10) Magen-Molho H, Harari-Kremer R, Pinto O, Kloog I, Dorman M, Levine H, et al. Spatiotemporal distribution of autism spectrum disorder prevalence among birth cohorts during 2000–2011 in Israel. Ann Epidemiol 2020;48:1-8.

(11) Talmi Z, Mankuta D, Raz R. Birth weight and autism spectrum disorder: A population-based nested case–control study. Autism Res 2020;13(4):655-665.

(12) Segev A, Weisskopf MG, Levine H, Pinto O, Raz R. Incidence time trends and socioeconomic factors in the observed incidence of autism spectrum disorder in israel: A nationwide nested case–control study. Autism Res 2019;12(12):1870-1879.

(13) Yaniv D, Mizrachi A, Raz R, Tzelnick S, Feinmesser R, Hamzany Y, et al. Recurrence predictability by various staging systems in 283 patients after thyroidectomy and radioactive iodine treated for papillary thyroid carcinoma. Clin Otolaryngol 2019;44(6):1147-1152.

(14) Yuval, Magen Molho H, Zivan O, Broday DM, Raz R. Application of a sensor network of low cost optical particle counters for assessing the impact of quarry emissions on its vicinity. Atmos Environ 2019;211:29-37.

(15) Gialloreti LE, Mazzone L, Benvenuto A, Fasano A, Alcon AG, Kraneveld A, et al. Risk and protective environmental factors associated with autism spectrum disorder: Evidence-based principles and recommendations. J Clin Med 2019;8(2).

(16) Kioumourtzoglou M-, Raz R, Wilson A, Fluss R, Nirel R, Broday DM, et al. Traffic-related Air Pollution and Pregnancy Loss. Epidemiology 2019;30(1):4-10.

(17) Kloog I, Novack L, Erez O, Just AC, Raz R. Associations between ambient air temperature, low birth weight and small for gestational age in term neonates in southern Israel 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1117 Public Health and Health Services. Environ Health Global Access Sci Sour 2018;17(1).

(18) Raz R, Kioumourtzoglou M-, Weisskopf MG. Live-Birth Bias and Observed Associations between Air Pollution and Autism. Am J Epidemiol 2018;187(11):2292-2296.

(19) Shtein A, Karnieli A, Katra I, Raz R, Levy I, Lyapustin A, et al. Estimating daily and intra-daily PM10 and PM2.5 in Israel using a spatio-temporal hybrid modeling approach. Atmos Environ 2018;191:142-152.

(20) Raz R, Levine H, Pinto O, Broday DM, Yuval, Weisskopf MG. Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Population-Based Nested Case-Control Study in Israel. Am J Epidemiol 2018;187(4):717-725.

(21) Hoffman K, Weisskopf MG, Roberts AL, Raz R, Hart JE, Lyall K, et al. Geographic Patterns of Autism Spectrum Disorder among Children of Participants in Nurses' Health Study II. Am J Epidemiol 2017;186(7):834-842.

(22) Dubnov-Raz G, Mashiach-Arazi Y, Arieli R, Raz R, Constantini NW. EATING ATTITUDES AND PRE-COMPETITION RAPID WEIGHT LOSS IN YOUNG TAEKWONDO FIGHTERS. Harefuah 2016;155(6):343-7, 387.

(23) Weisskopf MG, Tchetgen EJT, Raz R. On the use of imperfect negative control exposures in epidemiologic studies. Epidemiology 2016;27(3):365-367.

(24) Dubnov-Raz G, Mashiach-Arazi Y, Nouriel A, Raz R, Constantini NW. Can height categories replace weight categories in striking martial arts competitions? A pilot study. J Hum Kinet 2015;47(1):91-98.

(25) Dubnov-Raz G, Livne N, Raz R, Cohen AH, Constantini NW. Vitamin D supplementation and physical performance in adolescent swimmers. Int J Sport Nutr Exer Metabol 2015;25(4):317-325.

(26) Beenstock M, Raz R, Levine H. Birth gap and the recurrence risk of autism spectrum disorders: A population-based cohort study. Res Autism Spectr Disord 2015;17:86-94.

(27) Raz R, Weisskopf MG, Davidovitch M, Pinto O, Levine H. Differences in Autism Spectrum Disorders Incidence by Sub-Populations in Israel 1992–2009: A Total Population Study. J Autism Dev Disord 2015;45(4):1062-1069.

(28) Raz R, Roberts AL, Lyall K, Hart JE, Just AC, Laden F, et al. Autism spectrum disorder and particulate matter air pollution before, during, and after pregnancy: A nested case–control analysis within the nurses’ health study II cohort. Environ Health Perspect 2015;123(3):264-270.

(29) Dubnov-Raz G, Khoury Z, Wright I, Raz R, Berger I. The effect of alpha-linolenic acid supplementation on ADHD symptoms in children: A randomized controlled double-blind study. Front Human Neurosci 2014;8(OCT).

(30) Shalev V, Weil C, Raz R, Goldshtein I, Weitzman D, Chodick G. Trends in statin therapy initiation during the period 2000-2010 in Israel. Eur J Clin Pharmacol 2014;70(5):557-564.

(31) Dubnov-Raz G, Livne N, Raz R, Rogel D, Cohen AH, Constantini NW. Vitamin D concentrations and physical performance in competitive adolescent swimmers. Pediatr Exerc Sci 2014;26(1):64-70.

(32) Eshel N, Raz R, Chodick G, Shalev V, Guindy M. Correction: Characteristics of the elderly who do not visit primary care physicians. Isr J Health Policy Res 2013;2(1).

(33) Leshem-Rubinow E, Steinvil A, Rogowski O, Zeltser D, Berliner S, Weitzman D, et al. Hemoglobin nonrecovery following acute myocardial infarction is a biomarker of poor outcome: A retrospective database study. Int J Cardiol 2013;169(5):349-353.

(34) Arbel Y, Weitzman D, Raz R, Steinvil A, Zeltser D, Berliner S, et al. Red blood cell distribution width and the risk of cardiovascular morbidity and all-cause mortality: A population-based study. Thromb Haemost 2013;111(2):300-307.

(35) Raz R, Lerner-Geva L, Leon O, Chodick G, Gabis LV. A survey of out-of-pocket expenditures for children with autism spectrum disorder in Israel. J Autism Dev Disord 2013;43(10):2295-2302.

(36) Paran Y, Shalev V, Steinvil A, Justo D, Zimmerman O, Finn T, et al. Thrombosis following acute cytomegalovirus infection: A community prospective study. Ann Hematol 2013;92(7):969-974.

(37) Zandman-Goddard G, Amital H, Shamrayevsky N, Raz R, Shalev V, Chodick G. Rates of adherence and persistence with allopurinol therapy among gout patients in Israel. Rheumatology 2013;52(6):1126-1131.

(38) Morag I, Bart O, Raz R, Shayevitz S, Simchen MJ, Strauss T, et al. Developmental characteristics of late preterm infants at six and twelve months: A prospective study. Infant Behav Dev 2013;36(3):451-456.

(39) Eshel N, Raz R, Chodick G, Guindy M. Characteristics of the elderly who do not visit primary care physicians. Isr J Health Policy Res 2013;2(1).

(40) Hilly O, Koren R, Raz R, Rath-Wolfson L, Mizrachi A, Hamzany Y, et al. The role of S100-positive dendritic cells in the prognosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma. Am J Clin Pathol 2013;139(1):87-92.

(41) Cohen R, Senecky Y, Shuper A, Inbar D, Chodick G, Shalev V, et al. Prevalence of epilepsy and attention-deficit hyperactivity (ADHD) disorder: A population-based study. J Child Neurol 2013;28(1):120-123.

(42) Steinvil A, Raz R, Berliner S, Steinberg DM, Zeltser D, Levran D, et al. Association of common thrombophilias and antiphospholipid antibodies with success rate of in vitro fertilisation. Thromb Haemost 2012;108(6):1192-1197.

(43) Rabinowich L, Steinvil A, Leshem-Rubinow E, Berliner S, Zeltser D, Rogowski O, et al. Adherence to statins is associated with reduced incidence of idiopathic venous thromboembolism: Real-life data from a large healthcare maintenance organisation. Heart 2012;98(24):1817-1821.

(44) Hilly O, Raz R, Vaisbuch Y, Strenov Y, Segal K, Koren R, et al. Thyroid gland involvement in advanced laryngeal cancer: Association with clinical and pathologic characteristics. Head Neck 2012;34(11):1586-1590.

(45) Shuper A, Cohen R, Senecky Y, Raz R. Response to comments on: Prevalence epilepsy and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. J Child Neurol 2012;27(10):1352.

(46) Raz R, Shavit O, Stein M, Cohen R, Schejter E, Chodick G, et al. Uptake of Pap smears among women in a large Israeli HMO between 2006 and 2008. Public Health 2012;126(7):594-599.

(47) Zucker I, Chodick G, Grunhaus L, Raz R, Shalev V. Adherence to treatment with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and the risk for fractures and bone loss: A population-based cohort study. CNS Drugs 2012;26(6):537-547.

(48) Millikovsky-Ayalon M, Sofrin R, Raz R, Shilon-Hadass A, Yehuda M, Mukamel M, et al. [Preschool diagnostic process and changes in diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder]. Harefuah 2012;151(3):150-154, 190.

(49) Shavit O, Raz R, Stein M, Chodick G, Schejter E, Ben-David Y, et al. Evaluating the epidemiology and morbidity burden associated with human papillomavirus in Israel: Accounting for CIN1 and genital warts in addition to CIN2/3 and cervical cancer. Appl Health Econ Health Policy 2012;10(2):87-97.

(50) Leshem-Rubinow E, Steinvil A, Zeltser D, Berliner S, Rogowski O, Raz R, et al. Association of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy initiation with a reduction in hemoglobin levels in patients without renal failure. Mayo Clin Proc 2012;87(12):1189-1195.

(51) Dubnov-Raz G, Weiss R, Raz R, Arieli R, Constantini NW. Acanthosis nigricans and truncal fat in overweight and obese children. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2011;24(9-10):697-701.

(52) Gabis LV, Baruch YK, Jokel A, Raz R. Psychiatric and autistic comorbidity in fragile X syndrome across ages. J Child Neurol 2011;26(8):940-948.

(53) Gabis L, Raz R, Kesner-Baruch Y. Paternal age in autism spectrum disorders and ADHD. Pediatr Neurol 2010;43(4):300-302.

(54) Gabis L, Raz R. The knowledge base of Israeli pediatricians in the area of child development. Harefuah 2010;149(1):14-17, 64, 63.

(55) Raz R, Gabis L. Essential fatty acids and attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder: A systematic review. Dev Med Child Neurol 2009;51(8):580-592.

(56) Raz R, Carasso RL, Yehuda S. The influence of short-chain essential fatty acids on children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A double-blind placebo-controlled study. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 2009;19(2):167-177.

(57) Gabis L, Shklar B, Baruch YK, Raz R, Gabis E, Geva D. Pain reduction using transcranial electrostimulation: A double-blind "active placebo" controlled trial. J Rehabil Med 2009;41(4):256-261.