Giovanna D’Angelo

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Age-related cognitive impairment and dementia are an increasing societal burden. Epidemiological studies indicate that lifestyle factors, e.g. physical, cognitive and social activities, correlate with reduced dementia risk; moreover, positive effects on cognition of physical/cognitive training have been found in cognitively unimpaired elders. Less is known(More)
Lactose breath test (LBT) is considered the gold standard for the diagnosis of lactose malabsorption. The test is considered positive for a peak of hydrogen (H2) ≥ 20 parts per million (ppm) above the baseline. Some patients (pts) showed a rapid peak between 30 and 90 minutes after lactose ingestion. The aim of this study was to evaluate the predictive(More)
Multiple myeloma (MM) is a neoplasm characterized by proliferation of B-lymphocytes and plasma cells in the bone marrow and determines bone fragility1. The annual incidence is 6 in 100,000 in Western countries2. The vertebrae are the most frequent localization of bony lesions with a rate of 50 to 80% 3,4 due to the increased survival in patients with this(More)
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