Fabio Chelli

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Changes in the excitability of the human triceps surae muscle short latency stretch reflexes were investigated in six male subjects before and after 4 weeks of progressive two-legged hopping training. During the measurements the subjects performed 2-Hz hopping with: preferred contact time (PCT) and short contact time. The following reflex parameters were(More)
1. Naltrexone (50 mg bid, p.o.) was administered in a double-blind fashion (with placebo control) to chronic schizophrenic patients who maintained their routine neuroleptic and anxiolytic therapy. 2. Both positive and negative symptom patients who received naltrexone improved with regard to symptoms involving deterioration and social withdrawal. No(More)
OBJECTIVE Since fish oils seem to play a potential role in the treatment of inflammatory disorders by inhibiting arachidonic acid metabolism, the purpose of this study was to determine their therapeutic efficacy in mixed cryoglobulinemia (MC), an inflammatory condition caused by the deposition of immune complexes in vessel walls. METHODS In an 8-week(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Functional hypercortisolism (FH) is generated by clinical states able to chronically activate the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis [e.g. diabetes mellitus (DM)]. No study has evaluated FH influence in worsening the metabolic profile of male patients affected by DM-associated hypogonadism. In this retrospective work, we assess(More)
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