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BACKGROUND The first years of life are crucial to start preventive interventions that can have an impact on lifestyle and later overweight and obesity. Under the Italian National Health System (INHS), children are cared for by family pediatricians who perform health balances at regular intervals. The Italian Society of Preventive and Social Pediatrics(More)
A sample of 194 Italian health care-givers working in HIV/AIDS units was assessed to investigate whether there was a correlation between individual variables (socio-demographic and occupational characteristics, personality traits, anxiety, depression, attitudes and emotional reactions) and burnout and job satisfaction. For this proposal were used the(More)
INTRODUCTION MicroRNAs (miR) are fragments of non-coding RNA acting at post-transcriptional level, which modulate gene expression, and play a key role in several pathophysiological pathways. The aim of this study is to analyze the expression of miR-155 in basal Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells (PBMC) of chronic hemodialysis (HD) patients, before and after(More)
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