Stefania Savio

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Risk perceptions of a series of biotechnology applications were examined in a public (nonexpert) sample and an expert sample. Compared with the experts, the public perceived all biotechnology applications as more risky. Both groups perceived food-related applications to be riskier than medical applications. Compared with the public, experts perceived both(More)
We examined whether specific physical exercise loading is associated with texture parameters from hip muscles scanned with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Ninety-one female athletes representing five distinct exercise-loading groups (high-impact, odd-impact, low-impact, nonimpact and high-magnitude) and 20 nonathletic female controls underwent MRI of the(More)
A long-acting cephalosporin, cefonicid, was given as a single 1 g dose to sixteen patients hospitalized for lung carcinoma and undergoing thoracic surgery. Lung and serum specimens were obtained approximately 2, 4, 6 and 12 h after injection. Antibiotic assay was made by means of a microbiological method. Effective concentrations of cefonicid in the serum(More)
Phenobarbital sodium considerably increases the liver toxicity of CCl4. The onset and course of cirrhosis induced by simultaneous oral phenobarbital sodium and inhaled CCl4 were studied in a large number of rats. The apparatus and method used are described. The results observed are expressed in terms of survival, variations in liver and spleen weight, and(More)
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