P Boscolo

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Affiliation: University of Chieti
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of palladium nanoparticles on the cytokine release from peripheral blood mononuclear cells of non-atopic women
    Paolo Boscolo
    Operative Unit of Occupational Medicine of the University G d Annunzio of Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Pescara, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 24:207-14. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Different effects of platinum, palladium, and rhodium salts on lymphocyte proliferation and cytokine release
    Paolo Boscolo
    Department of Medicine and Science of Ageing, G D Annunzio University of Chieti and Pescara, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 34:299-306. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Environmental and occupational stress and autoimmunity
    Paolo Boscolo
    Occupational Medicine, Department of Medicine and Aging, Medical School, University of Chieti Pescara, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 7:340-3. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Blood natural killer activity is reduced in men with occupational stress and job insecurity working in a university
    Paolo Boscolo
    Unit of Occupational Medicine, University G d Annunzio of Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:787-94. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory effects of cadmium on peripheral blood mononuclear cell proliferation and cytokine release are reversed by zinc and selenium salts
    Paolo Boscolo
    Department of Medicine and Sciences of Ageing, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 35:115-20. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Work stress and innate immune response
    P Boscolo
    Unit of Occupational Medicine, University of Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:51S-54S. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint [In vitro study on the immune effects of the exposure to palladium nanoparticles]
    P Boscolo
    Medicina del Lavoro dell Università G D Annunzio di Chieti Pescara, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:332-5. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of resveratrol on lymphocyte proliferation and cytokine release
    Paolo Boscolo
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 33:226-31. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of electromagnetic fields produced by radiotelevision broadcasting stations on the immune system of women
    P Boscol
    Department of Medicine and Science of Ageing, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 273:1-10. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The immune response of women with prolonged exposure to electromagnetic fields produced by radiotelevision broadcasting stations
    P Boscolo
    Operative Unit of Occupational Medicine of the University of Chieti, Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 19:43-8. 2006

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of palladium nanoparticles on the cytokine release from peripheral blood mononuclear cells of non-atopic women
    Paolo Boscolo
    Operative Unit of Occupational Medicine of the University G d Annunzio of Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Pescara, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 24:207-14. 2010
    ..This result is interesting considering the increase of allergic contact dermatitis to Pd in people exposed to Pd nanoparticles in urban environments...
  2. ncbi request reprint Different effects of platinum, palladium, and rhodium salts on lymphocyte proliferation and cytokine release
    Paolo Boscolo
    Department of Medicine and Science of Ageing, G D Annunzio University of Chieti and Pescara, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 34:299-306. 2004
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  3. doi request reprint Environmental and occupational stress and autoimmunity
    Paolo Boscolo
    Occupational Medicine, Department of Medicine and Aging, Medical School, University of Chieti Pescara, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 7:340-3. 2008
    ..Such a threat impacts the policy of health surveillance of the workers and requires dedication of further studies to the relationship between occupational stress and autoimmunity...
  4. doi request reprint Blood natural killer activity is reduced in men with occupational stress and job insecurity working in a university
    Paolo Boscolo
    Unit of Occupational Medicine, University G d Annunzio of Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:787-94. 2009
    ..To examine the immune response to job strain and insecurity of 88 men working in a university, divided according to age and type of employment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory effects of cadmium on peripheral blood mononuclear cell proliferation and cytokine release are reversed by zinc and selenium salts
    Paolo Boscolo
    Department of Medicine and Sciences of Ageing, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 35:115-20. 2005
    ..This suggests that dietary excess of Se may not have beneficial effects...
  6. ncbi request reprint Work stress and innate immune response
    P Boscolo
    Unit of Occupational Medicine, University of Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:51S-54S. 2011
    ..Monitoring blood NK response may thus be included in the health programs as an indirect index of stressful job and/or poor lifestyle...
  7. ncbi request reprint [In vitro study on the immune effects of the exposure to palladium nanoparticles]
    P Boscolo
    Medicina del Lavoro dell Università G D Annunzio di Chieti Pescara, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:332-5. 2010
    ..In conclusion, Pd salt inhibits the cytokine release from PBMC, whereas Pd nanoparticles exert modulatory effects enhancing release of IFN-gamma which plays an important role in autoimmune diseases...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of resveratrol on lymphocyte proliferation and cytokine release
    Paolo Boscolo
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 33:226-31. 2003
    ..However, a stimulatory effect of low concentrations of resveratrol on the immune system cannot be excluded...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of electromagnetic fields produced by radiotelevision broadcasting stations on the immune system of women
    P Boscol
    Department of Medicine and Science of Ageing, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 273:1-10. 2001
    ..In conclusion, this study demonstrates that high frequency ELMFs reduce cytotoxic activity in the peripheral blood of women without a dose-response effect...
  10. ncbi request reprint The immune response of women with prolonged exposure to electromagnetic fields produced by radiotelevision broadcasting stations
    P Boscolo
    Operative Unit of Occupational Medicine of the University of Chieti, Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 19:43-8. 2006
    ..An effect of EMFs on immune functions, in part mediated by nervous mechanisms, may be hypothesized. However, the influence of lifestyle may not be excluded...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of low frequency electromagnetic fields on expression of lymphocyte subsets and production of cytokines of men and women employed in a museum
    P Boscolo
    Department of Medicine and Sciences of Ageing, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 270:13-20. 2001
    ..This may suggest that ELMFs reduces blood NK lymphocytes by combined effects on the immune and nervous systems...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Effects of occupational stress and job insecurity on the immune response]
    P Boscolo
    Unità Operativa di Medicina del Lavoro dell Università di Chieti, Pescara, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 31:277-80. 2009
    ..On the other hand, the results of this study on women may not exclude that nurses working in hospital in a stressful work environment may show reduced immune response...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lymphocyte subpopulations, cytokines and trace elements in asymptomatic atopic women exposed to an urban environment
    P Boscolo
    Department of Medicine and Sciences of Aging, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Life Sci 67:1119-26. 2000
    ..On the whole, this study demonstrates that exposure to low levels of toxic agents, produced by vehicular traffic in an urban environment, exerts effects on immune functions of women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Expression of lymphocyte subpopulations, cytokine serum levels, and blood and urinary trace elements in asymptomatic atopic men exposed to an urban environment
    P Boscolo
    Department of Medicine and Sciences of Aging, Center of Occupational Medicine and Ergophthalmology, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 72:26-32. 1999
    ..This suggests that Pb may enhance the incidence of atopy in populations exposed to an urban environment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Combined effects of electromagnetic fields on immune and nervous responses
    P Boscolo
    Occupational Medicine, G D Annunzio University of Chieti and Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 20:59-63. 2007
    ..The aim of this review is to summarize the results of studies on the effect of low and high frequency EMF on immune and neuroendocrine systems on which our research group has been working for several years...
  16. ncbi request reprint Follow up study on the immune response to low frequency electromagnetic fields in men and women working in a museum
    L Di Giampaolo
    Operative Unit of Occupational Medicine of the University G d Annunzio of Chieti, Pescara, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 19:37-42. 2006
    ..This study suggests that low frequency EMFs affect the immune functions of women more than those of men. Moreover, the determination of immune parameters seems to be a useful marker of the health effects of exposure to EMFs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Immunotoxicity and sensitizing capacity of metal compounds depend on speciation
    M Di Gioacchino
    Allergy Related Diseases Unit, Ageing Research Center CeSI University of Chieti Foundation, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 20:15-22. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint "In vitro" comparative immune effects of different titanium compounds
    L Di Giampaolo
    Department of Medicine and Science or Ageing, Section of Occupational Medicine, Allergy and Clinical Immunology, G D Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 17:115-22. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the data show that immunotoxicity fo Ti depends on speciation...
  19. ncbi request reprint "In vitro" effects of different arsenic compounds on PBMC (preliminary study)
    L Di Giampaolo
    Section of Occupational Medicine, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine and Science of Ageing, G D Annunzio University of Chieti and Pescara, Via dei Vestini 66100, Chieti, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 26:183-6. 2004
    ..This study shows that the immune effects of As salts depends on speciation; moreover, the immunotoxicity of inorganic arsenic in part depends on the intracellular bio-synthesis of MMAs(III) from MMAs(V)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of natural allergen exposure on non-specific bronchial reactivity in asthmatic farmers
    M Di Gioacchino
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, G D Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 270:43-8. 2001
    ..The level of allergen exposure is, in fact, the main factor that determines the severity of bronchial inflammation, thus affecting NSBR...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of occupational stress and anxiety on natural killer lymphocyte activity of men and women employed in a university
    A Di Donato
    Unit of Occupational Medicine, University G D Annunzio of Chieti and Pescara, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 19:79-84. 2006
    ..In conclusion, this study shows that occupational stress may increase anxiety which is negatively correlated with blood cytotoxic activity. This is a useful tool for determining the health effects of stress...
  22. ncbi request reprint Immunotoxicity of nanoparticles
    M Di Gioacchino
    Immunotoxicology and Allergy Unit, Ageing Research Center, University Foundation, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:65S-71S. 2011
    ..All considered, the available data suggest that through the elicitation of an oxidative stress mechanism, engineered NPs may contribute to pro-inflammatory disease processes in the lung, particularly allergy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neuropeptide substance P induces mRNA expression and secretion of CXCL8 chemokine, and HDC in human umbilical cord blood mast cells
    M L Castellani
    Immunology Division, Medical School, University ofChieti Pescara, Italy
    Clin Invest Med 31:E362-72. 2008
    ..Substance P (SP) and its receptor, NK-1R, play critical roles in immune regulation in human and animal models of inflammation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Autism and immunity: revisited study
    M L Castellani
    Immunology Division, Medical School, University of Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 22:15-9. 2009
    ..In conclusion, mast cell activation could contribute to immune and neuroinflammatory abnormalities that are evident in patients with autism spectrum disorders...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cobalt nano-particles modulate cytokine in vitro release by human mononuclear cells mimicking autoimmune disease
    C Petrarca
    Ageing Research Center, University Foundation, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 19:11-4. 2006
    ..On the basis of the obtained data, immune endpoints should be sought in the next series of studies both in vitro and in vivo in subjects exposed to cobalt nano-particles...
  26. ncbi request reprint Occupational asthma due to low molecular weight agents
    F Di Stefano
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, Section of Allergy, Clinical Immunology and Occupational Medicine, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 17:77-82. 2004
    ..The primary prevention is based on appropriate interventions tn the workplace. The strict medical surveillance of workers may allow the early diagnosis and removal from further exposure in order to prevent morbidity and disability...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Inflammation, bronchial hyperreactivity, and progression of asthma: a 5-year follow-up in grass sensitized farmers]
    E Toto
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Scienze dell Invecchiamento Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Allergologia ed Immunologia Clinica, Universita G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 25:146-7. 2003
    ..We may conclude that ECP and bronchial reactivity are useful for asthma monitoring and SIT and inhalant steroids have additional effects on asthma...
  28. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variability of non-specific bronchial responsiveness in asthmatic patients with allergy to house dust mites
    G Riccioni
    Respiratory Physiopathology Center, G. D'Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 22:5-9. 2001
    ..However, mite- and grass-allergic patients had wider variations of NSBR, possibly reflecting changes in seasonal pollen concentration...
  29. ncbi request reprint Occupational stress, job insecurity and perception of the health status in Italian teachers with stable or temporary employment
    L Forcella
    Operative Unit of Occupational Medicine, University G D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 23:85-93. 2009
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint In vitro effects of platinum compounds on lymphocyte proliferation and cytokine release
    Mario Di Gioacchino
    Department of Medicine and Science of Ageing, G D Annunzio University of Chieti, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 34:195-202. 2004
    ..These results indicate that certain Pt salts affect lymphocyte proliferation and cytokine release. The intracellular mechanisms responsible for such effects have not been identified...
  31. ncbi request reprint In vitro effects of nickel-sulphate on immune functions of normal and nickel-allergic subjects: a regulatory role for zinc
    Roberto Paganelli
    Department of Medicine, University, G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 17:11-5. 2003
    ..Our data are consistent with the hypothesis that Zn and Ni, as part of the heavy transition metals, may exchange roles in immune-mediated phenomena leading to expression of allergic contact dermatitis...
  32. ncbi request reprint In vitro effects of vanadate on human immune functions
    Mario Di Gioacchino
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, Section of Allergy, Clinical Immunology, and Occupational Medicine, G d Annunzio University School of Medicine, Chieti, Italy
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 32:148-54. 2002
    ..This investigation suggests that environmental V can have important effects on the human immune system...
  33. ncbi request reprint Perception of occupational risk by rural workers in an area of central Italy
    A Antonucci
    Operative Unit of Occupational Medicine, University of Chieti Pescara, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 26:439-45. 2012
    ..A direct correlation was found between the job as being dangerous and having attended courses on accident prevention...
  34. doi request reprint Substance P upregulates LTB4 in rat adherent macrophages from granuloma induced by KMnO4
    M L Castellani
    Immunology Division and Department of Medicine and Aging, Medical School, University of Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    Neurotox Res 15:49-56. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that SP is able to stimulate the release of LTB4 and lipoxygenase expression in macrophages from chronic inflammatory granuloma and provide further evidence for a neuroinflammatory pathway...
  35. ncbi request reprint The latest interleukin: IL-33 the novel IL-1-family member is a potent mast cell activator
    M L Castellani
    Immunology Division, Medical School, University of Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 23:11-4. 2009
    ..In addition, the induction of certain chemokines by IL-33 may candidate this new cytokine as a mediator in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases and may prove to be a therapeutic target for the prevention of these diseases...
  36. pmc Renal toxicity and arterial hypertension in rats chronically exposed to vanadate
    P Boscolo
    Centre of Occupational Safety and Ergophtalmology, University GD Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 51:500-3. 1994
    ..These results suggest that blood hypertension in rats exposed to vanadate depends on specific mechanisms of renal toxicity related to the levels of exposure...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Serum tryptase: marker of occupational anaphylaxis]
    L Di Giampaolo
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Scienze dell Invecchiamento Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Allergologia ed Immunologia Clinica, Universita G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 25:144-5. 2003
    ..So, tryptase can be used as biomarker of occupational anaphylaxis and appear to be able to make out immune and nonimmune mediated reactions...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cavitating BOOP associated with myeloperoxidase deficiency in a floor cleaner with an incidental heavy exposure to benzalkonium compounds
    Fabio Di Stefano
    Department of Medicine and Science of Ageing, Section of Allergy, Clinical Immunology and Occupational Medicine, University, Chieti, Italy
    J Occup Health 45:182-4. 2003