F Donato

Summary

Affiliation: University of Brescia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and hepatocellular carcinoma: the effect of lifetime intake and hepatitis virus infections in men and women
    F Donato
    Cattedra di Igiene, Universita di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 155:323-31. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint [Chronic exposure to organochlorine compounds and health effects in adults: diabetes and thyroid diseases]
    F Donato
    Sezione di Igiene, Epidemiologia e Sanità Pubblica, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Ann Ig 22:185-98. 2010
  3. pmc Mortality from cancer and chronic respiratory diseases among workers who manufacture carbon electrodes
    F Donato
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Igiene, Universita di Brescia, Via Valsabbina 19, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 57:484-7. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint [Chronic exposure to organochlorine compounds and health effects in adults: cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Review of literature]
    F Donato
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Igiene, Epidemiologia e Sanità Pubblica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Ann Ig 22:357-67. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls in residents near a chemical factory in Italy: the food chain as main source of contamination
    Francesco Donato
    Institute of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health, Universita di Brescia, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Viale Europa 11, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Chemosphere 64:1562-72. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls and thyroid hormone serum concentrations among people living in a highly polluted area: a cross-sectional population-based study
    Francesco Donato
    Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, Institute of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Brescia, Viale Europa 11, Brescia, Italy
    Environ Res 108:380-6. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Southern Europe as an example of interaction between various environmental factors: a systematic review of the epidemiologic evidence
    F Donato
    Institute of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Oncogene 25:3756-70. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and hepatitis C and B virus infection, alcohol intake, and hepatolithiasis: a case-control study in Italy
    F Donato
    Cattedra di Igiene, Universita di Brescia, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 12:959-64. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint [Drinking water hardness and chronic degenerative diseases. III. Tumors, urolithiasis, fetal malformations, deterioration of the cognitive function in the aged and atopic eczema]
    F Donato
    Cattedra di Igiene, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Ann Ig 15:57-70. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of chlorite and chlorate genotoxicity using plant bioassays and in vitro DNA damage tests
    D Feretti
    Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, Hygiene Section, University of Brescia, Viale Europa 11, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Water Res 42:4075-82. 2008

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and hepatocellular carcinoma: the effect of lifetime intake and hepatitis virus infections in men and women
    F Donato
    Cattedra di Igiene, Universita di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 155:323-31. 2002
    ..In addition, a synergism between alcohol drinking and either infection was found, with approximately a twofold increase in the odds ratio for each hepatitis virus infection for drinkers of >60 g per day...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Chronic exposure to organochlorine compounds and health effects in adults: diabetes and thyroid diseases]
    F Donato
    Sezione di Igiene, Epidemiologia e Sanità Pubblica, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Ann Ig 22:185-98. 2010
    ..Overall, we found contrasting results among the studies, with about half of them showing a statistically significant association between serum concentration of organochlorines and the diseases investigated...
  3. pmc Mortality from cancer and chronic respiratory diseases among workers who manufacture carbon electrodes
    F Donato
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Igiene, Universita di Brescia, Via Valsabbina 19, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 57:484-7. 2000
    ..To investigate the risk of cancer and non-neoplastic respiratory diseases among workers who manufacture carbon electrodes, as this industry entails exposure to mixtures of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Chronic exposure to organochlorine compounds and health effects in adults: cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Review of literature]
    F Donato
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Igiene, Epidemiologia e Sanità Pubblica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Ann Ig 22:357-67. 2010
    ..Weak evidence, if any, was available as regards the association between organochlorine compounds and other cancers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls in residents near a chemical factory in Italy: the food chain as main source of contamination
    Francesco Donato
    Institute of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health, Universita di Brescia, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Viale Europa 11, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Chemosphere 64:1562-72. 2006
    ..In conclusion, we found high serum PCB levels in humans living in a highly polluted area in an industrialized town in Italy, due mainly to consumption of food produced in polluted areas...
  6. doi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls and thyroid hormone serum concentrations among people living in a highly polluted area: a cross-sectional population-based study
    Francesco Donato
    Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, Institute of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Brescia, Viale Europa 11, Brescia, Italy
    Environ Res 108:380-6. 2008
    ..Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) may interact with several thyroid functions. Severe environmental pollution by PCBs has been observed in Brescia, Italy, due to the presence of a factory that produced these compounds until 1984...
  7. ncbi request reprint Southern Europe as an example of interaction between various environmental factors: a systematic review of the epidemiologic evidence
    F Donato
    Institute of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Oncogene 25:3756-70. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and hepatitis C and B virus infection, alcohol intake, and hepatolithiasis: a case-control study in Italy
    F Donato
    Cattedra di Igiene, Universita di Brescia, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 12:959-64. 2001
    ..We carried out a case-control study to assess the association between ICC and hepatitis B and C virus (HBV and HCV) infections, alcohol intake, and hepatolithiasis in Brescia, North Italy...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Drinking water hardness and chronic degenerative diseases. III. Tumors, urolithiasis, fetal malformations, deterioration of the cognitive function in the aged and atopic eczema]
    F Donato
    Cattedra di Igiene, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Ann Ig 15:57-70. 2003
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of chlorite and chlorate genotoxicity using plant bioassays and in vitro DNA damage tests
    D Feretti
    Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, Hygiene Section, University of Brescia, Viale Europa 11, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Water Res 42:4075-82. 2008
    ..In HepG2 cells increased DNA damage was only observed for chlorate at the lowest concentration. No increase in micronuclei frequency was detected in any of the samples tested in human HepG2 cells...
  11. ncbi request reprint Malarial infection and birthweight in urban Zanzibar, Tanzania
    A Matteelli
    Clinic of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Brescia, Italy
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 90:125-34. 1996
    ..In the study population, therefore, with its low prevalence of LBW, malaria infection increased the risk of LBW in full-term neonates by about 10-fold, with a population-attributable proportion of 55.4%...
  12. ncbi request reprint Alcohol dehydrogenase 3, glutathione S-transferase M1 and T1 polymorphisms, alcohol consumption and hepatocellular carcinoma (Italy)
    Loredana Covolo
    Cattedra di Igiene, Universita di Brescia, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 16:831-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the role of alcohol dehydrogenase type 3 (ADH3), glutathione S-transferase M1 (GSTM1) and T1 (GSTT1) polymorphisms in modifying hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) risk according to alcohol intake...
  13. doi request reprint Incidence of AIDS-defining cancers and virus-related and non-virus-related non-AIDS-defining cancers among HIV-infected patients compared with the general population in a large health district of Northern Italy, 1999-2009
    A Calabresi
    University Division of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Brescia, Brescia Spedali Civili General Hospital, Brescia, Italy
    HIV Med 14:481-90. 2013
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  14. ncbi request reprint Primary liver cancer and occupation in men: a case-control study in a high-incidence area in Northern Italy
    S Porru
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Int J Cancer 94:878-83. 2001
    ..Our study showed that the role of occupational exposures in liver carcinogenesis is limited. However, prolonged exposure to organic solvents such as toluene and xylene may represent a risk factor for liver cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of epidemiological studies on the combined effect of hepatitis B and C virus infections in causing hepatocellular carcinoma
    F Donato
    Cattedra di Igiene, Universita di Brescia, Italy
    Int J Cancer 75:347-54. 1998
    ..The interaction was therefore negative according to the multiplicative model, providing epidemiological evidence both of an independent effect and of interference between the 2 viruses in the carcinogenic process...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reliability of data on smoking habit and coffee drinking collected by personal interview in a hospital-based case-control study
    F Donato
    Institute of Hygiene, University of Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 14:259-67. 1998
    ..Overall, these results show a very high reliability of data on smoking and a fairly high reliability regarding coffee drinking as collected through face-to-face interviews...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Cancer incidence and mortality in some health districts in Brescia area 1993--1995]
    C Simonati
    Cattedra di Igiene, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Ann Ig 16:767-75. 2004
    ..Incidence rates for all causes and for various common sites are higher in Brescia than in other areas covered by Cancer Registries in North of Italy...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Drinking water hardness and chronic degenerative diseases. I. Analysis of epidemiological research]
    G Nardi
    Cattedra di Igiene, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Ann Ig 15:35-40. 2003
    ..However, a formal meta-analysis has not been performed, due to the heterogeneity of measures of effect among the different studies...
  19. doi request reprint Alcohol and coffee drinking and smoking habit among subjects with HCV infection
    C Zani
    Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, Institute of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 41:599-604. 2009
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of primary liver cancer: implications for cancer registration
    F Donato
    Cattedra di Igiene, , Italy
    Tumori 81:86-90. 1995
    ..9% of them. CONCLUSIONS: An operational method for case definition of PLC based on the results of the diagnostic examinations currently performed and some suggestions for cancer registration are proposed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in older people using benzodiazepines: a cross-sectional study
    U Gelatti
    Cattedra di Igiene, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Italy
    Ann Ig 18:313-26. 2006
    ..Age, gender, education and the presence of cardiovascular diseases or stroke were associated with specific aspects of QoL, when anxiety and depression were controlled for...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Assessment of the genotoxic effects of gaseous emissions and percolates from three municipal landfills using plant bioassays]
    D Feretti
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Igiene, Epidemiologia e Sanità Pubblica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Ann Ig 21:153-9. 2009
    ..Since plant bioassays are very useful for the in situ monitoring of environmental genotoxins they are important for the prevention of environmental pollution resulting from the disposal of solid waste...
  23. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting-enzyme gene polymorphism and heart failure: a case-control study
    L Covolo
    Department of Hygiene, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Biomarkers 8:429-36. 2003
    ..The ACE I/D genotype was identified using a polymerase chain reaction assay. No evidence was found to support an association between ACE genotype and HF...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Alcohol consumption among high school students in Brescia, Italy]
    R M Limina
    Sezione di Igiene, Epidemiologia e Sanità Pubblica, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Ann Ig 22:165-75. 2010
    ..When comparing the present survey with a previously carried out in 1989, similar results were found as regards alcohol consumption; on the contrary higher prevalence of drunkenness was found in the 2008 survey, that in the 1989 one...
  25. ncbi request reprint Mortality for liver disease in patients with HIV infection: a cohort study
    M Puoti
    II Divisione di Malattie Infettive, Azienda Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 24:211-7. 2000
    ..8-21.7) and history of alcohol abuse (OR, 2.3; 95% CI, 1-5.2). Prevention and treatment of hepatitis B virus infection and alcohol intake are management priorities in HIV-seropositive patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Reference values and repeatability of inspiratory capacity for men and women aged 65-85
    C Tantucci
    Department of Internal Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    Respir Med 100:871-7. 2006
    ..In this population IC showed limits of the within-session repeatability similar to those accepted for other spirometric indices such as FEV1 and FVC...
  27. ncbi request reprint [A survey to assess consumption, attitudes and knowledge regarding tobacco smoke amongst secondary school students in Brescia (Italy)]
    Cinzia Gasparotti
    Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Italy
    Ig Sanita Pubbl 66:623-35. 2010
    ..An increase of the proportion of smokers was observed in the present study as compared to the 1989 study. The increase was observed in both grades especially amongst females...
  28. ncbi request reprint Role of beta1- and alpha2c-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms and their combination in heart failure: a case-control study
    Marco Metra
    Institute of Cardiology, Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 8:131-5. 2006
    ..We hypothesised that these polymorphisms could influence the prevalence of heart failure...
  29. ncbi request reprint N-Acetyltransferase-2, glutathione S-transferase M1 and T1 genetic polymorphisms, cigarette smoking and hepatocellular carcinoma: a case-control study
    Umberto Gelatti
    Institute of Hygiene, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Int J Cancer 115:301-6. 2005
    ..7, 95% CI 0.6-4.7) and NAT2 slow acetylator (OR = 1.3, 95% CI 0.6-3.0) genotypes. In conclusion, there was no evidence for a gene-environment interaction in HCC risk for GSTM1, GSTT1 and NAT2 genotypes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological, clinical and histopathologic characteristics of celiac disease: results of a case-finding population-based program in an Italian community
    Alberto Lanzini
    Department of Gastroenterology, Spedali Civili and University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:950-7. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption reduces the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma independently of its aetiology: a case-control study
    Umberto Gelatti
    Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, Chair of Hygiene, University of Brescia, Viale Europa 11, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    J Hepatol 42:528-34. 2005
    ..The role of coffee in the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is debated. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of coffee in HCC, taking the main risk factors into account...
  32. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of atopy, but not of asthma, among children in an industrialized area in North Italy: the role of familial and environmental factors--a population-based study
    Marzia Duse
    Department of Paediatrics, Institute of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Brescia, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:201-8. 2007
    ..Prevalence of atopy, but not of asthma, is high in this industrialized area. The strong association found between atopy and clinical asthma suggests that atopy may play a role in causing asthma in genetically predisposed children only...
  33. doi request reprint The novel ss469415590 variant predicts virological response to therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus type 1 infection
    L Covolo
    Unit of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 39:322-30. 2014
    ..A novel dinucleotide variant TT/∆G (ss469415590) has been associated with hepatitis C virus clearance...
  34. ncbi request reprint Various ways of calculating echocardiographic left ventricular mass and their relative prognostic values
    M L Muiesan
    Cattedra di Semeiotica e Metodologia Medica, University of Brescia, Department of Internal Medicine, Brescia Hospital, Italy
    J Hypertens 16:1201-6. 1998
    ..To compare the calculations of left ventricular mass according to thick-wall [American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and Penn convention] and thin-wall (Wikstrand formula) models...
  35. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological and clinical characteristics and behaviours of individuals with newly diagnosed HIV infection: a multicentre study in north Italy
    S Casari
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Spedali Civili General Hospital, Brescia, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 53:190-4. 2012
    ..We aimed to investigate socio-demographic, clinical and epidemiological characteristics and behaviours of subjects with new HIV diagnosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Malaria and anaemia in pregnant women in urban Zanzibar, Tanzania
    A Matteelli
    Clinic of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, Italy
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 88:475-83. 1994
    ..1-9.6; P < 0.05). In conclusion, this cross-sectional investigation indicated that malaria plays a significant role in the determination of anaemia in primigravidae, but not in multiparae, in the urban study area...
  37. ncbi request reprint Etiology of hepatocellular carcinoma influences clinical and pathologic features but not patient survival
    Umberto Gelatti
    Cattedra di IgieneUniversità di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:907-14. 2003
    ..We investigated the relation between hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) etiology and biological and clinical parameters indicative of severity of liver disease and/or tumor characteristics and patient survival...
  38. ncbi request reprint Role of beta1- and beta2-adrenoceptor polymorphisms in heart failure: a case-control study
    Loredana Covolo
    Cattedra di Igiene, Universita di Brescia, Italy
    Eur Heart J 25:1534-41. 2004
    ..We therefore compared the polymorphisms of the beta1-adrenoceptor gene (Arg389Gly), the beta2-adrenoceptor gene (Arg16Gly, Gln27Glu) and their combinations in patients with HF and normal subjects living in the same area...
  39. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma: long-term experience with expandable needle electrodes
    Paolo Cabassa
    Department of Radiology, University of Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, Brescia 25100, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:S316-21. 2006
    ..Our objective was to determine the efficacy of radiofrequency ablation, using expandable electrodes, in the treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of cholecystokinin-B gastrin receptor blockade on chemically induced colon carcinogenesis in mice: follow-up at 52 weeks
    M G Fontana
    Department of Surgery, University of Brescia and Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Digestion 65:35-40. 2002
    ..We aimed to assess whether the CCK-B/gastrin receptor antagonist, CR2945, may prevent the development of ACF and adenocarcinoma in the experimental model of dimethylhydrazine (DMH)-induced colorectal cancer...
  41. doi request reprint Role of beta-adrenergic receptor gene polymorphisms in the long-term effects of beta-blockade with carvedilol in patients with chronic heart failure
    Marco Metra
    Institute of Cardiology, Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 24:49-60. 2010
    ..Beta-adrenergic receptors (AR) single nucleotide gene polymorphisms (SNPs) may influence the sensitivity and density of beta-AR. We assessed the relation between three common beta-AR SNPs and the response to carvedilol administration...
  42. ncbi request reprint Superparamagnetic iron oxide-enhanced liver MRI with SHU 555 A (RESOVIST): New protocol infusion to improve arterial phase evaluation--a prospective study
    Luigi Grazioli
    Department of Radiology, Azienda Ospedaliera Spedali Civili Brescia, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    J Magn Reson Imaging 29:607-16. 2009
    ..To compare the arterial enhancement of hypervascular hepatic lesions by T1-weighted 3D-GRE (gradient-recalled echo) fat-sat sequence after slow (0.5 mL/sec) and fast (2 mL/sec) RESOVIST infusion...
  43. ncbi request reprint Constipation, anthranoid laxatives, melanosis coli, and colon cancer: a risk assessment using aberrant crypt foci
    Riccardo Nascimbeni
    Cattedra di Chirurgia Generale, University of Brescia, 25124 Brescia, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:753-7. 2002
    ..This study confirms the association of ACF frequency with colon cancer and does not support the hypothesis of a cause-effect relationship of CRC with constipation, anthranoid laxative, use or melanosis coli...
  44. ncbi request reprint Occupation and larynx and hypopharynx cancer: an international case-control study in France, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 14:203-12. 2003
    ..To estimate risks for laryngeal/hypopharyngeal cancer associated with occupational titles and industrial activities...
  45. ncbi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma in HIV-infected patients: epidemiological features, clinical presentation and outcome
    Massimo Puoti
    FClinica di Malattie Infettive, Università degli Studi di Brescia AO Spedali Civili, Brescia, Clinica di Malattie Infettive e Tropicali, Madrid, Spain
    AIDS 18:2285-93. 2004
    ..Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is an increasing cause of mortality in HIV-seropositive individuals. The aim of the study was to compare the main features of HCC in HIV-seropositive individuals with those in to HIV-negative patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms of the DNA repair genes XRCC1, XRCC3, XPD, interaction with environmental exposures, and bladder cancer risk in a case-control study in northern Italy
    Min Shen
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1234-40. 2003
    ..Similarly, the XRCC1 codon 399 polymorphism also had a protective effect on bladder cancer among heavy smokers. The XPD polymorphism was not, however, associated with bladder cancer risk...
  47. ncbi request reprint Natural history of chronic hepatitis B: special emphasis on disease progression and prognostic factors
    Giovanna Fattovich
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Verona, Piazzale L A Scuro, 10, Verona 37134, Italy
    J Hepatol 48:335-52. 2008
    ..There is a growing understanding of viral, host and environmental factors influencing disease progression, which ultimately could improve the management of chronic hepatitis B...
  48. ncbi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis: incidence and risk factors
    Giovanna Fattovich
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Gastroenterology 127:S35-50. 2004
    ..Further studies are needed to investigate other viral factors (eg, HBV genotype/mutant, occult HBV, HIV coinfection) and preventable or treatable comorbidities (eg, obesity, diabetes) in the HCC risk in cirrhosis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Assessment of reference values for polychlorinated biphenyl concentration in human blood
    Pietro Apostoli
    Institute of Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene, Brescia University, Italy
    Chemosphere 61:413-21. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Using hierarchical modeling in genetic association studies with multiple markers: application to a case-control study of bladder cancer
    Rayjean J Hung
    Internal Agency for Research on Cancer Epidemiology, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1013-21. 2004
    ..Using data from a case-control study of bladder cancer, we showed how to use hierarchical modeling in genetic epidemiologic studies with multiple markers to control overestimation of effects and potential false-positive associations...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Answers to Panizza e Ricci about Brescia]
    Francesco Donato
    Epidemiol Prev 29:233-6. 2005
  52. ncbi request reprint GST, NAT, SULT1A1, CYP1B1 genetic polymorphisms, interactions with environmental exposures and bladder cancer risk in a high-risk population
    Rayjean J Hung
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 110:598-604. 2004
    ..26 (95% CI = 1.06-9.95). SULT1A1 Arg213His polymorphism showed a marginal protective effect. These findings suggest that individual susceptibility to bladder cancer may be modulated by GSTM1, GSTT1 and NAT2 polymorphisms...
  53. ncbi request reprint [Some facts on PCB pollution in Brescia, Northern Italy]
    Pietro Apostoli
    Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Epidemiol Prev 27:356-64. 2003
  54. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the interobserver reproducibility with different histologic criteria used in celiac disease
    Gino Roberto Corazza
    First Department of Medicine, Fondazione Policlinico S Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:838-43. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to asses the interobserver agreement between different pathologists in classifying celiac disease lesions according to both Marsh-Oberhuber and the new classification system...
  55. ncbi request reprint Outcome of an outbreak of acute hepatitis C among healthy volunteers participating in pharmacokinetics studies
    Alberto Larghi
    Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, Ospedale San Paolo, Italy
    Hepatology 36:993-1000. 2002
    ..In conclusion, our homogeneous cohort showed a wide spectrum of clinical, virologic and histologic features, and, more importantly, short-term outcome differed noticeably despite the common source of infection...
  56. ncbi request reprint Review of epidemiological studies on drinking water hardness and cardiovascular diseases
    Silvano Monarca
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:495-506. 2006
    ..Major risk factors do not entirely explain the worldwide variability of morbidity and mortality due to cardiovascular disease. Environmental exposures, including drinking water minerals may affect cardiovascular disease risks...
  57. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders associated with benzodiazepine use among older primary care attenders--a regional survey
    Matteo Balestrieri
    Dipto di Patologia e Medicina SC, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:308-15. 2005
    ..Benzodiazepines (BDZs) are among the most commonly prescribed drugs in the elderly and their use is often too prolonged according to current international guidelines...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Health Search--Research Institute of the Italian Society of General Practice: the creation of a research database in general practice]
    Leila Fabiani
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Sanita Pubblica, Universita degli Studi di L Aquila
    Epidemiol Prev 28:156-62. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint HLA class I antigen down-regulation in primary ovary carcinoma lesions: association with disease stage
    Marco Vitale
    Department of Anatomy, Pharmacology and Forensic Medicine, University of Parma, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 11:67-72. 2005
    ..To investigate TAP1, TAP2, and HLA class I antigen expression in primary ovarian carcinoma lesions and to assess the clinical significance of defects in the expression of these molecules...