Rosario D'Anna

Summary

Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurokinin B and nitric oxide plasma levels in pre-eclampsia and isolated intrauterine growth restriction
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Italy
    BJOG 111:1046-50. 2004
  2. pmc myo-Inositol supplementation and onset of gestational diabetes mellitus in pregnant women with a family history of type 2 diabetes: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Gynecological and Obstetrical Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Diabetes Care 36:854-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Myo-inositol may prevent gestational diabetes in PCOS women
    R D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:440-2. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin serum evaluation through normal pregnancy and in pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:275-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Plasma adiponectin concentration in early pregnancy and subsequent risk of hypertensive disorders
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 106:340-4. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine in early and late pregnancies complicated with preeclampsia and isolated intrauterine growth restriction
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Messina, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:155-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Midtrimester amniotic fluid leptin and insulin levels and subsequent gestational diabetes
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 64:65-8. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Second trimester neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as a potential prediagnostic marker of preeclampsia
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:1370-3. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Is mid-trimester maternal serum inhibin-A a marker of preeclampsia or intrauterine growth restriction?
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Gynecology, University of Messina, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:540-3. 2002
  10. doi request reprint First trimester serum neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin in gestational diabetes
    R D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Diabet Med 26:1293-5. 2009

Collaborators

  • Alessandra Bitto
  • R Ientile
  • Michele Buemi
  • Marco Atteritano
  • Silvia Russo
  • Antonio de Vivo
  • F Corrado
  • Francesco Pisani
  • Valerio M Jasonni
  • Roberta Granese
  • Giancarla Oteri
  • Vincenzo Adamo
  • Vincenzo Belcastro
  • Giorgio Basile
  • Pasquale Striano
  • A Corsonello
  • Herbert Marini
  • Domenica Altavilla
  • Francesco Squadrito
  • Daniela Caccamo
  • Monica Currò
  • Alessandra Crisafulli
  • Nadia Ferlazzo
  • Nicola Frisina
  • Francesca Polito
  • Elena B Adamo
  • Rolando Marini
  • Salvatore Condello
  • Gaetano Gorgone
  • Francesco Cancellieri
  • Angela Alibrandi
  • Giovanni Squadrito
  • Giulia Parisi
  • Nunziata Morabito
  • Carla Lubrano
  • Maria Letizia Cannata
  • Elena Bianca Adamo
  • Alessia Frisina
  • Susanna Mazzaferro
  • Letteria Minutoli
  • Isa Picerno
  • Carmelo Nucera
  • Agostino Gaudio
  • Adolfo Romeo
  • Filippo Della Rovere
  • Domenico Cucinotta
  • Giovanni Baviera
  • Paolo Maria Rossini
  • Laura Rosa Pisani
  • Michele Bonaiuto
  • Vincenzo Di Stefano
  • Bruce P Burnett
  • Robert M Levy
  • Steven Wilson
  • Carlo Sansotta
  • Marianna Faraci
  • Cristina Chirico
  • Giuseppa Visalli
  • Adriano Angioni
  • Maria Antonia Violi
  • Francesco Vermiglio
  • Gaetano Tortorella
  • Mariacarla Moleti
  • Carmen Priolo
  • Massimo Loda
  • Mario Vaccaro
  • Francesco Trimarchi
  • Michelangelo Tringali
  • Vincenzo Bramanti
  • Angelo Vanella
  • Giovanni Li Volti
  • Agata Campisi
  • Maurizio Monaco
  • Agata Zirilli
  • Baldassare Mondello
  • Antonio Tomaino
  • Sebastiano Bartolone
  • Annunziata La Rocca
  • Francesco Monaco
  • Maria Esposito
  • Rosaria Pavia
  • Angelo Granata
  • Dario Familiari
  • Antonino Saitta
  • Pietro Ruggeri
  • Antonino Lasco
  • Antonella Ruello
  • Maria Antonia Pizzoleo
  • Maria Cincotta
  • Caterina Vergara

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurokinin B and nitric oxide plasma levels in pre-eclampsia and isolated intrauterine growth restriction
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Italy
    BJOG 111:1046-50. 2004
    ..To verify if neurokinin B plasma level is increased in pre-eclampsia and IUGR. Also, to ascertain if there is a correlation between neurokinin B plasma level and nitric oxide production...
  2. pmc myo-Inositol supplementation and onset of gestational diabetes mellitus in pregnant women with a family history of type 2 diabetes: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Gynecological and Obstetrical Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Diabetes Care 36:854-7. 2013
    ..To check the hypothesis that myo-inositol supplementation may reduce gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) onset in pregnant women with a family history of type 2 diabetes...
  3. doi request reprint Myo-inositol may prevent gestational diabetes in PCOS women
    R D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:440-2. 2012
    ..4 (confidence interval 95%, 1.3-4.4). There was no difference between the groups in relation to secondary outcome measures. This study suggests a possible effect of myo-inositol in the primary prevention of GD in PCOS women...
  4. doi request reprint Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin serum evaluation through normal pregnancy and in pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:275-8. 2010
    ..3-23.3; p < 0.001); and in the third trimester: 57.2 ng/mL (IQR 18.7-70.9) versus 15.8 ng/mL (IQR 9.1-22.5; p < 0.001). NGAL serum values were positively correlated with systolic and diastolic blood pressure and with proteinuria...
  5. ncbi request reprint Plasma adiponectin concentration in early pregnancy and subsequent risk of hypertensive disorders
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 106:340-4. 2005
    ..Low plasma adiponectin levels have been found in hypertensive men. Our objective was to evaluate whether low first-trimester plasma adiponectin values were predictive of hypertensive disorders later in pregnancy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine in early and late pregnancies complicated with preeclampsia and isolated intrauterine growth restriction
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Messina, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:155-8. 2004
    ..Increased homocysteine plasma levels have been reported to occur in approximately 20-30% of women with preeclampsia and it has been suggested that they may predict the subsequent development of preeclampsia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Midtrimester amniotic fluid leptin and insulin levels and subsequent gestational diabetes
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 64:65-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate midtrimester amniotic fluid leptin levels in pregnancies subsequently complicated by gestational diabetes...
  8. doi request reprint Second trimester neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as a potential prediagnostic marker of preeclampsia
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:1370-3. 2008
    ..5%). The results suggest that serum NGAL might be involved in the pathophysiology of PE and could be a marker for this syndrome...
  9. ncbi request reprint Is mid-trimester maternal serum inhibin-A a marker of preeclampsia or intrauterine growth restriction?
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Gynecology, University of Messina, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:540-3. 2002
    ..Also, to verify whether this marker is related to these pathological conditions...
  10. doi request reprint First trimester serum neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin in gestational diabetes
    R D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Diabet Med 26:1293-5. 2009
    ..Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) is highly expressed in damaged epithelia, during inflammation and cardiovascular disease. Soluble NGAL was measured in women who subsequently developed gestational diabetes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin and insulin resistance in early- and late-onset pre-eclampsia
    R D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    BJOG 113:1264-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the importance of adiponectin and insulin resistance in early- and late-onset pre-eclampsia...
  12. doi request reprint The ESR2 AluI 1730G>A (rs4986938) gene polymorphism is associated with fibrinogen plasma levels in postmenopausal women
    Herbert Marini
    Department of Biochemical, Physiological and Nutritional Sciences, University of Messina, AOU Policlinico G Martino, Via C Valeria, Messina, Italy
    Gene 508:206-10. 2012
    ..The present data strongly indicate that genotyping for the ESR2 AluI 1730G>A gene variant should be included in a screening panel for assessment of cardiovascular risk in menopausal women...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of the phytoestrogen genistein and hormone replacement therapy on homocysteine and C-reactive protein level in postmenopausal women
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrical and Gynecologic Science, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:474-7. 2005
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  14. doi request reprint Breast safety and efficacy of genistein aglycone for postmenopausal bone loss: a follow-up study
    Herbert Marini
    Department of Biochemical, Physiological and Nutritional Sciences, Section of Physiology and Human Nutrition, University of Messina, 98125 Messina, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:4787-96. 2008
    ..Genistein aglycone improves bone metabolism in women. However, questions about the long-term safety of genistein on breast as well as its continued efficacy still remain...
  15. doi request reprint A single abnormal value of the glucose tolerance test is related to increased adverse perinatal outcome
    Francesco Corrado
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:597-601. 2009
    ..To evaluate which pregnant women with a single abnormal value in the oral glucose tolerance test are at increased risk for adverse perinatal outcome...
  16. doi request reprint Genistein aglycone does not affect thyroid function: results from a three-year, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Alessandra Bitto
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, Section of Pharmacology, University of Messina, 98125 Messina, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:3067-72. 2010
    ..Genistein aglycone positively affects postmenopausal symptoms. However, questions about its long-term safety on the thyroid gland still remain...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of the phytoestrogen genistein on cardiovascular risk factors in postmenopausal women
    Alessandra Crisafulli
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, Italy
    Menopause 12:186-92. 2005
    ..The phytoestrogen genistein has been shown to be the most efficacious in clinical and experimental studies. We studied whether genistein treatment affects some cardiovascular risk markers in postmenopausal women...
  18. doi request reprint Effects of the phytoestrogen genistein on hot flushes, endometrium, and vaginal epithelium in postmenopausal women: a 2-year randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrical and Gynaecological Sciences, Section of Pharmacology, AOU Policlinico G Martino, Messina, Italy
    Menopause 16:301-6. 2009
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  19. doi request reprint Effects of phytoestrogen genistein on cytogenetic biomarkers in postmenopausal women: 1 year randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Marco Atteritano
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Eur J Pharmacol 589:22-6. 2008
    ..The protective effect on genomic damage appears to be a particularly promising tool in reducing the risk of cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of genistein on hot flushes in early postmenopausal women: a randomized, double-blind EPT- and placebo-controlled study
    Alessandra Crisafulli
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Messina, Via C Valeria, 98125 Gazzi, Messina, Italy
    Menopause 11:400-4. 2004
    ..We evaluated and compared the effects of the phytoestrogen genistein, estrogen-progestogen therapy (EPT), and placebo on hot flushes and endometrial thickness in postmenopausal women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular effects of the phytoestrogen genistein
    Domenica Altavilla
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, Section of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Curr Med Chem Cardiovasc Hematol Agents 2:179-86. 2004
    ..All these findings, taken together, would suggest that this molecule might represent an attractive alternative for cardiovascular protection...
  22. pmc The steady-state serum concentration of genistein aglycone is affected by formulation: a bioequivalence study of bone products
    Alessandra Bitto
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Messina, 98125 Messina, Italy
    Biomed Res Int 2013:273498. 2013
    ..57 μ M), T1/2 (8.3 ± 1.9 hrs), and AUC (6474 ± 287 ng·hr/mL). Differences in uptake may be due to multiple ingredients in the OTC supplement which interfere with genistein absorption...
  23. doi request reprint Endoglin, PlGF and sFlt-1 as markers for predicting pre-eclampsia
    Antonio de Vivo
    Department of Gynecological, Obstetrical Sciences and Reproductive Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:837-42. 2008
    ..To evaluate the ability of endoglin, placental growth factor (PlGF) and the soluble form of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (sFlt-1) measurements in gestational weeks 24-28 were used to predict pre-eclampsia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of genistein and hormone-replacement therapy on bone loss in early postmenopausal women: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study
    Nunziata Morabito
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    J Bone Miner Res 17:1904-12. 2002
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Genistein aglycone: a new therapeutic approach to reduce endometrial hyperplasia
    Alessandra Bitto
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, c o AOU Policlinico G Martino, Gazzi, Messina, Italy
    Phytomedicine 17:844-50. 2010
    ..Endometrial hyperplasia without cytological atypia is commonly treated with progestins, but other treatment regimes may be available with equivalent efficacy and low side effects...
  26. ncbi request reprint Positive association between a single abnormal glucose tolerance test value in pregnancy and subsequent abnormal glucose tolerance
    Francesco Corrado
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:339.e1-5. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein as an early predictor of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Rosario D'Anna
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Reprod Med 51:55-8. 2006
    ..To assess whether C-reactive protein at the beginning of the midtrimester is significantly increased in patients who subsequently develop gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Genistein administration & climacteric symptoms: from plasma levels to biological activity
    Alessandra Bitto
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, Section of Pharmacology, School of Medicine University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Indian J Med Res 125:508-9. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint ICAM-1 in maternal serum and amniotic fluid as an early marker of preeclampsia and IUGR
    Giovanni Baviera
    Departments of Gynecology and Internal Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Reprod Med 47:191-3. 2002
    ..To determine if plasma and amniotic fluid levels of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) at 16 weeks' gestation could be predictive of preeclampsia or intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR)...
  30. doi request reprint The ESR2 AluI gene polymorphism is associated with bone mineral density in postmenopausal women
    Monica Currò
    Department of Biochemical, Physiological and Nutritional Sciences, University of Messina, Via C Valeria, Policlinico G Martino, 98124 Messina, Italy
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 127:413-7. 2011
    ....
  31. doi request reprint OPG and sRANKL serum concentrations in osteopenic, postmenopausal women after 2-year genistein administration
    Herbert Marini
    Department of Biochemical, Physiological and Nutritional Sciences, Section of Physiology and Human Nutrition, A O U Policlinico G Martino, Messina, Italy
    J Bone Miner Res 23:715-20. 2008
    ..Genistein, an isoflavone representing 1-5% of total phytoestrogen content in soybean products, may positively regulate cellular bone metabolism, but its mechanism of action on bone is not yet fully understood...
  32. ncbi request reprint Mild carbohydrate intolerance in pregnancy
    Francesco Corrado
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Messina, Italy
    Curr Diabetes Rev 1:337-41. 2005
    ..For this reason we believe that it should be diagnosed, monitored and treated...
  33. doi request reprint Hyperhomocysteinemia in patients with epilepsy: does it play a role in the pathogenesis of brain atrophy? A preliminary report
    Gaetano Gorgone
    Associazione Fatebenefratelli per la Ricerca AFaR, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Ospedale San Giovanni Calibita Fatebenefratelli, Isola Tiberina, Rome, Italy
    Epilepsia 50:33-6. 2009
    ..The present study was aimed at investigating the possible association of hyper-tHcy with BA in a population of patients with epilepsy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Antiepileptic drugs and MTHFR polymorphisms influence hyper-homocysteinemia recurrence in epileptic patients
    Vincenzo Belcastro
    Department of Neurosciences, of Psychiatric and Anaesthesiological Sciences, First Neurology Clinic, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Epilepsia 48:1990-4. 2007
    ..9%) exhibited hyper-tHcy, the greater proportion belonging to the EI-AED-MTHFR677TT/1298AA (39%). Knowledge of the hyper-tHcy recurrence time after folate therapy discontinuation may help in optimizing folate supplementation pulses...
  35. ncbi request reprint Concentration of circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPC) in normal pregnancy and in pregnant women with diabetes and hypertension
    Michele Buemi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hemathology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:68.e1-6. 2007
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Effect of genistein on endothelial function in postmenopausal women: a randomized, double-blind, controlled study
    Francesco Squadrito
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, Section of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Am J Med 114:470-6. 2003
    ..Genistein, a phytoestrogen found in soybeans, corrects endothelial dysfunction induced by oophorectomy in animals. Using a double-blind, controlled, randomized design, we evaluated its effects on endothelial function in women...
  37. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine, vitamin determinants and neurological diseases
    Riccardo Ientile
    Department of Biochemical, Physiological and Nutritional Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Front Biosci (Schol Ed) 2:359-72. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Correlation between serum retinol and alpha-tocopherol levels in centenarians
    Giorgio Basile
    Chair of Geriatrics, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 49:287-8. 2003
    ..We assume that the preservation of normal values and the correlation between vitamin A and E concentrations protects centenarians against oxidative stress and contributes to their extreme longevity...
  39. ncbi request reprint Vitamins A, E, microelements and membrane lipid peroxidation in patients with neoplastic disease treated with calcium antagonists and antagonists of receptors H2
    Filippo Della Rovere
    U O C Thoracic Surgery, Facolta di Farmacia, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Anticancer Res 24:1449-53. 2004
    ..We underline the importance of vitamins A and E in the protection from membranous peroxidation and from free radicals and the need to consider cancer as a systemic morbid event, apart from the contingent actual location...
  40. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine induces DNA damage and alterations in proliferative capacity of T-lymphocytes: a model for immunosenescence?
    Isa Picerno
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Biogerontology 8:111-9. 2007
    ..Our results suggest the involvement of Hcy in the altered immune function associated with age and disease pathology...
  41. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant treatment inhibited glutamate-evoked NF-kappaB activation in primary astroglial cell cultures
    Daniela Caccamo
    Department of Biochemical, Physiological and Nutritional Sciences, University of Messina, Via Consolare Valeria, Policlinico Universitario, 98125 Messina, Italy
    Neurotoxicology 26:915-21. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint antiphospholipid antibodies syndrome associated with hyperhomocysteinemia related to MTHFR Gene C677T and A1298C heterozygous mutations in a young man with idiopathic hypoparathyroidism (DiGeorge syndrome)
    Carmelo Nucera
    Sezione di Endocrinologia quarto IV Piano Pad H, Dipartimento Clinico Sperimentale di Medicina e Farmacologia, University of Messina, A O U Policlinico G Martino, Via Consolare Valeria 1, 98100 Messina, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2021-6. 2006
    ..2 in the minimal DiGeorge critical region, specifically at the gene locus D22S75 (N25)...
  43. pmc NF-kappaB activation is associated with homocysteine-induced injury in Neuro2a cells
    Nadia Ferlazzo
    Department of Biochemical, Physiological and Nutritional Sciences, University of Messina Messina, Italy
    BMC Neurosci 9:62. 2008
    ..However, the putative mechanisms of homocysteine-induced toxicity in the developing nervous system have poorly been elucidated. This study was aimed to investigate homocysteine effects in undifferentiated neuroblastoma cells, Neuro2a...
  44. ncbi request reprint Leptin enhances adenosine diphosphate-induced platelet aggregation in healthy subjects
    Andrea Corsonello
    Obes Res 10:306. 2002