Nadia Fraone

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The objective of the present study was to assess the effect of consumption of a yoghurt-based drink enriched with 1-2 g plant sterols/d on serum lipids, transaminases, vitamins and hormone status in patients with primary moderate hypercholesterolaemia. Thirty patients were randomly assigned to one of two treatment groups: a low-fat low-lactose yoghurt-based(More)
The aim of this study was to assess the effects of the dietary intake of extra virgin olive oil on the oxidative susceptibility of low density lipoproteins (LDL) isolated from the plasma of hyperlipidemic patients. Ten patients with combined hyperlipidemia (mean plasma cholesterol 281 mg/dL, triglycerides 283 mg/dL) consumed a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet,(More)
OBJECTIVE In order to assess the long-term (12 months) efficacy and safety of fenofibrate administered with simvastatin in the treatment of primary mixed hyperlipidaemia, we conducted a study that compared increasing dosages of these drugs in subgroups of men and women belonging to a clinical sample of out-patients. DESIGN This was an open study carried(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Despite the favorable effects of reduction of low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) levels in decreasing the risk of coronary heart disease, many patients treated with lipid-lowering HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) do not achieve goal LDL-C levels. This may be due to high doses of statins prescribed that could(More)
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