Valentina Bernasconi

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Cognitive deficits in Eating Disorders have been related to the executive function domain. Yet, to date, only few works investigated the relationship between neuropsychological and clinical issues, and these studies were separately conducted either on Anorexia Nervosa (AN) or Bulimia Nervosa (BN). In this study, three groups of AN, BN and matched controls(More)
Cerebral magnetic resonance imaging was performed on 63 patients with chronic primary headache (28 with migraine with and without aura, 35 with tension-type headache). Fifty-four headache-free individuals of the same age range were used as controls. The headache sufferers showed an incidence of focal white matter abnormalities on T2-weighted magnetic(More)
Immune protection against infectious diseases is most effective if located at the portal of entry of the pathogen. Hence, there is an increasing demand for vaccine formulations that can induce strong protective immunity following oral, respiratory, or genital tract administration. At present, only few mucosal vaccines are found on the market, but recent(More)
BACKGROUND The emergence of novel strains of influenza A viruses with hemagglutinins (HAs) that are antigenically distinct from those circulating in humans, and thus have pandemic potential, pose concerns and call for the development of more broadly protective influenza vaccines. In the present study, modified vaccinia virus Ankara (MVA) encoding internal(More)