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Inflammaging and Anti-Inflammaging: The Role of Cytokines in Extreme Longevity
Longevity and aging are two sides of the same coin, as they both derive from the interaction between genetic and environmental factors. Aging is a complex, dynamic biological process characterized byExpand
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Cadmium concentration in maternal and cord blood and infant birth weight: a study on healthy non-smoking women
Abstract The aim of our study was to measure, at delivery, maternal and cord blood cadmium levels (by means of atomic absorption spectrometry) in 45 healthy non-smoking pregnant women exposed to aExpand
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Oxidative Stress in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Systematic Review
Background: Several parameters including inflammatory mediators, hormones, dietary factors, inflammatory genes, and oxidative stress (OS) have been considered to play a role in the development ofExpand
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Involvement of Interleukin-18 in Patients on Maintenance Haemodialysis
Maintenance dialysis induces a clinical state of immunodeficiency. The pathway of circulating T cells from haemodialyzed patients is changed and characterized by an increase of Th1 cells. TheExpand
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Malondialdehyde in benign prostate hypertrophy: a useful marker?
Benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH) is the most common benign tumor in men due to obstruction of the urethra and, finally, uremia. Malondialdehyde (MDA) is a product derived from peroxidation ofExpand
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Anaphylaxis caused by helminths: review of the literature.
BACKGROUND Anaphylaxis is a severe, life-threatening, generalized or systemic hypersensitivity reaction. In many individuals with anaphylaxis a pivotal role is played by IgE and the high-affinity IgEExpand
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Interleukin-18 and CD30 serum levels in patients with moderate-severe depression.
Interleukin-18 (IL-18), a pro-inflammatory cytokine that plays an important role in the T-cell-helper type 1 response, is a new member of the family of cytokines produced in the brain. CD30 is aExpand
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Lipid peroxidation and protein oxidation in patients affected by Hodgkin's lymphoma.
A dysregulation of the redox homoeostasis has been reported in various neoplastic disorders. Malondialdehyde/4-hydroxy-2,3-nonenal (MDA/HNE) and protein carbonyl groups represent in vivo indexes ofExpand
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Effects of bergamot essential oil and its extractive fractions on SH‐SY5Y human neuroblastoma cell growth
The goals were to investigate the mechanisms underlying the antiproliferative effects of bergamot essential oil (BEO) and to identify the compounds mainly responsible for its SH‐SY5Y cells growthExpand
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Association between urticaria and virus infections: A systematic review.
BACKGROUND The association between urticaria and virus infections has rarely been reported in the literature. The lack of reported cases is probably due to the difficulty in establishing aExpand
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