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Physiological hormonal fluctuations during the menstrual cycle, postpartum, and menopause have been implicated in the modulation of mood, cognition, and affective disorders. Taking into account that women's performance in memory tasks can also fluctuate with circulating hormones levels across the menstrual cycle, the cognitive performance in a working(More)
In recent years, numerous studies focusing on the role of sex steroid hormones on neuropsychological functions have been reported. The influence of estrogens on cognition can be explained by the widespread presence of estrogen receptors (ERs) in limbic and cortical areas, and the modulator role of estrogens on numerous neurotransmitter systems. There is a(More)
The paper reports four cases of idiopathic transient alkaline hyperphosphatasemia during episodes of acute infection of presumable viral etiology. It is interesting to note that one patient present a exanthematous febrile reaction to an anti-measles vaccination, which seems to confirm that the measles virus may be one of the possible causal factors of the(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effect on properties of increasing strontium substitution for calcium in bioactive glasses used as precursors for novel calcium phosphate cements. METHODS Glasses were produced by progressively substituting strontium for calcium. Cements were prepared by mixing the glass powder with Ca(H2PO4)2 powder(More)
Psychological and pharmacological studies in humans suggest that emotional arousal enhances long-term memory. In this paper we used, in an Italian sample, an adaptation of a paradigm previously utilized in American samples to study the relationship between emotion and long-term memory. Seventy-two healthy adults from different educational backgrounds were(More)
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