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Unbalanced serum leptin and ghrelin dynamics prolong postprandial satiety and inhibit hunger in healthy elderly: another reason for the "anorexia of aging".
- V. Di Francesco, M. Zamboni, +9 authors O. Bosello
- The American journal of clinical nutrition
- 1 May 2006
BACKGROUND In healthy elderly, a reduction from the appetite and food intake of younger years has been defined as the "anorexia of aging," which may cause malnutrition. Leptin and ghrelin may alter… Expand
Leptin and Its Receptor are Overexpressed in Brain Tumors and Correlate with the Degree of Malignancy
Although leptin and its receptor (ObR) have emerged as important cancer biomarkers, the role of the leptin system in brain tumor development remains unknown. We screened 87 human brain tumor biopsies… Expand
CD4(+) T cell clones producing both interferon-gamma and interleukin-10 predominate in bronchoalveolar lavages of active pulmonary tuberculosis patients.
The pattern of cytokine production in T cell clones derived from bronchoalveolar lavages (BAL) of active pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) patients was analyzed in clones obtained by limiting dilution… Expand
Resting metabolic rate in six- to ten-year-old obese and nonobese children.
- C. Maffeis, Y. Schutz, R. Micciolo, L. Zoccante, L. Pinelli
- The Journal of pediatrics
- 1 April 1993
The resting metabolic rate (RMR) and body composition of 130 obese and nonobese prepubertal children, aged 6 to 10 years, were assessed by indirect calorimetry and skin-fold thickness, respectively.… Expand
Seasonal variation in suicide: is there a sex difference?
- R. Micciolo, C. Zimmermann-Tansella, P. Williams, M. Tansella
- Psychology, Medicine
- Psychological medicine
- 1 February 1989
Seasonal variation in suicide in Italy for the years 1969-81 has been assessed in males and females by means of harmonic analysis. Cyclical fluctuations in the number of suicides, reasonably… Expand
Sagittal diameter minus subcutaneous thickness. An easy-to-obtain parameter that improves visceral fat prediction.
Two groups of 99 and 98 women were studied to test if correcting sagittal diameter by subtracting the thickness of subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissue improves its degree of association with… Expand
The hue of shapes.
- L. Albertazzi, O. da Pos, L. Canal, R. Micciolo, Michela Malfatti, Massimo Vescovi
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of experimental psychology. Human…
- 1 February 2013
This article presents an experimental study on the naturally biased association between shape and color. For each basic geometric shape studied, participants were asked to indicate the color… Expand
Determining the Oncological Risk of Autologous Lipoaspirate Grafting for Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction
This study compares the incidence of local and regional recurrence of breast cancer between two contiguous time windows in a homogeneous population of 137 patients who underwent fat tissue transplant… Expand
Longitudinal body composition changes in old men and women: interrelationships with worsening disability.
- F. Fantin, V. Di Francesco, +7 authors M. Zamboni
- The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological…
- 1 December 2007
BACKGROUND Few studies have evaluated prospectively age-related body composition changes and their relationships with worsening disability in the elderly population. METHODS Ninety-seven women and… Expand
Mortality among patients with psychiatric illness. A ten-year case register study in an area with a community-based system of care.
- F. Amaddeo, G. Bisoffi, P. Bonizzato, R. Micciolo, M. Tansella
- The British journal of psychiatry : the journal…
- 1 June 1995
BACKGROUND Most studies which showed an excess mortality in psychiatric patients have been conducted on hospitalised samples. METHOD This was a case register study. All South Verona patients with… Expand