Camila Macca

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Salmon calcitonin (sCT) is biologically effective when intranasally (i.n.) administered. CT is the treatment of choice for Paget's disease; however, the chronic nature of the disease makes parenteral administration uncomfortable due to the high incidence of adverse reactions occurring after CT injection. The aim of our study was to investigate the efficacy,(More)
The aim of our study was to investigate the effects of aging on the growth hormone (GH) response to growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) alone and in combination with either the neuropeptide galanin or the acetylcholinesterase inhibitor pyridostigmine (PD) in normal subjects. In protocol 1 (GHRH/galanin), 9 old healthy volunteers, ranging in age from 68(More)
The aim of our study was to investigate the effects of exercise on albuminuria and blood pressure in patients with essential hypertension, and the short-term effect of the calcium channel blocker isradipine on exercise-induced albuminuria (UAE) and blood pressure in the same patients. Ten patients (7 males, 3 females) with essential hypertension were(More)
Aim of our study was to investigate the effect of clonidine and galanin (alone or in combination) on growth hormone (GH) secretion in normal subjects and in adult patients with increased somatostatin tone due to chronic daily immunosuppressive glucocorticoid treatment. We studied 7 adult patients undergoing long-term (no less than 6 months)(More)
skin prick tests; 4.5% suffered difficult asthma control; 56% of patients had overweight or obesity; 17.8% suffered Diabetes Mellitus type II, 37.5% had Arterial Systemic Hypertension and 3.75% had Ischemic Cardiopathy; 60% of patients had Gastroesophageal reflux symptoms, and 5% presented Obstructive sleep apnea. Most of the patients had a good control in(More)
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