Irene Paola Borrelli

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Nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) is an epileptic condition lasting >30 min, clinically manifested by an altered mental state and associated with continuous epileptiform activity on the electroencephalogram. NCSE is a common yet still under recognized condition and delay in diagnosis and treatment may be associated with increased mortality as well as(More)
Emtricitabine FTC is a cytosine analogue, recently introduced in clinical practice for the treatment of HIV patients. In order to evaluate the safety and efficacy of antiretroviral regimen containing emtricitabine in the clinical practice, we performed an observational study on all patients starting a regimens containing emtricitabine in a clinical unit.(More)
  • I Borrelli
  • 2007
Endocrine Disruptors (ED) and their possible impact on human health have become a topic of discussion and an area of active research in toxicology. Endocrine disrupting compound are found in plastics, detergents, surfactants, pesticides and industrial chemicals. This review will focus attention on exposure to ED in occupational context. ED are defined as an(More)
Climate change can compromise the development of the territorial systems with rural vocation. Nevertheless, these last can influence, both positively than negatively, the factors that determine climate change. Starting from this dichotomous vision of the relationship between climate change and rural development, this study focuses on the role that Internet(More)
  • I Borrelli
  • 2007
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are a man-made form of carbon, they exist in many different forms and can be chemically modified and/or functionalized with biomolecules. Pristine single-walled CNTs (SWNT) are extremely hydrophobic tubes of hexagonic carbon (graphene) with diameters as small as 0.4 nm and lengths up to micrometers. Multiwalled CNTs (MWCNT) consist(More)
  • I Borrelli
  • 2007
This study assess the need of development of a common protocol to detect occupational driver with high risk of driving accidents. Several studies have indicated that excessive sleepiness and daytime alertness cause an increased risk of driving accidents in occupational drivers. Excessive daytime sleepiness affects 4 to 12% of general population. The 37% of(More)
Generally, the advantages of short food supply chains are associated only to small agricultural holdings and/or farms with a limited production output, but not to larger agricultural holdings. These considerations are limited. For larger producers these forms of marketing could transform from being a mere instrument of commercial diversification into a(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Ascertainment bias (AB) indicates a bias of an evaluation centre in estimating the prevalence/incidence of a disease due to the specific expertise of the centre. The aim of our study was to evaluate classification of different types of dementia in new cases appearing in secondary and tertiary centres, in order to evidence possible(More)
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