Raffale Di Lorenzo

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The objectives of this study were to estimate frontotemporal dementia (FTD) prevalence, identify FTD-related mutations, and correlate FTD phenotype with mutations in a southern Italian population. The study population consisted of subjects ≥ 50 years of age residing in the Community of Biv. on January 1, 2004, and a door-to-door 2-phase design was used.(More)
Non-pretrained, randomized adult rats were tested in a panic-inducing model of passive avoidance. Intravenous treatment with alkalinizing agents (sodium lactate 0.5 M, 0.5 ml/100 g b.wt., or NaHCO3, 0.5 mEq/100 g b.wt.), but not with a hypocalcemic dose of EDTA (75 mg/kg) 3 min before testing, significantly increased panic behavior. These data may support(More)
The authors describe the case of a 36 years old woman suffering from muscular weakness with proximo-distal distribution to legs, and proximal to arms. The disease, appeared during the third decade of life, is slowly becoming more serious. Hematochemical analyses are all within a normal standard; EMG and histopathologic findings prove the existence of both a(More)
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