C Ruggiero

Summary

Affiliation: University of Foggia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Interaction between bone and muscle in older persons with mobility limitations
    L Ferrucci
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of Perugia, S Andrea delle Fratte, 06100, Perugia, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 20:3178-97. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint High basal metabolic rate is a risk factor for mortality: the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    National Institute on Aging, NIH, Harbor Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:698-706. 2008
  3. pmc Uric acid and dementia in community-dwelling older persons
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:382-9. 2009
  4. pmc White blood cell count and mortality in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21225, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1841-50. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and immune-mediated diseases: inflammatory bowel disease and rheumatoid arthritis
    C Ruggiero
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 15:4135-48. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Inappropriate drug prescriptions among older nursing home residents: the Italian perspective
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Drugs Aging 26:15-30. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Potentially inappropriate drug prescriptions and risk of hospitalization among older, Italian, nursing home residents: the ULISSE project
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Drugs Aging 27:747-58. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary antioxidants as potential pharmacological agents for ischemic stroke
    A Cherubini
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Policlinico Monteluce, Pad E, Via Brunamonti, 51, 06100, Perugia, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 15:1236-48. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Validation of the Italian version of the falls efficacy scale international (FES-I) and the short FES-I in community-dwelling older persons
    C Ruggiero
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Policlinico Santa Maria della Misericordia, Perugia, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:211-9. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Role of antioxidants in atherosclerosis: epidemiological and clinical update
    A Cherubini
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia Medical School, Policlinico Monteluce, Padiglione E, Via Brunamonti, 06122, Perugia Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 11:2017-32. 2005

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Interaction between bone and muscle in older persons with mobility limitations
    L Ferrucci
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of Perugia, S Andrea delle Fratte, 06100, Perugia, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 20:3178-97. 2014
    ..Finally, we outline the current evidence for the efficacy of available anti-osteoporotic and proposed antisarcopenic interventions in older persons. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint High basal metabolic rate is a risk factor for mortality: the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    National Institute on Aging, NIH, Harbor Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:698-706. 2008
    ..We evaluate the longitudinal changes in BMR and the relationship between BMR and mortality in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA) participants...
  3. pmc Uric acid and dementia in community-dwelling older persons
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:382-9. 2009
    ..Epidemiological studies found that hyperuricemia is associated with conditions leading to dementia. Our aim is to investigate the relationship between UA levels and dementia in older persons...
  4. pmc White blood cell count and mortality in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21225, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1841-50. 2007
    ..We investigated the secular trend in white blood cell (WBC) count and the relationship between WBC count and mortality between 1958 and 2002...
  5. ncbi request reprint Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and immune-mediated diseases: inflammatory bowel disease and rheumatoid arthritis
    C Ruggiero
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 15:4135-48. 2009
    ..In both IBD and RA further clinical trials with large sample size are needed to clarify the efficacy of omega-3 PUFA as a treatment...
  6. doi request reprint Inappropriate drug prescriptions among older nursing home residents: the Italian perspective
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Drugs Aging 26:15-30. 2009
    ..Overall, this review reveals that the prevalence of PIDP is high in both North American and European nursing homes and highlights the urgent need for intervention trials testing strategies to reduce the health and social burden of PIDP...
  7. doi request reprint Potentially inappropriate drug prescriptions and risk of hospitalization among older, Italian, nursing home residents: the ULISSE project
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Drugs Aging 27:747-58. 2010
    ..Little information is available about the prevalence of potentially inappropriate drug prescriptions (PIDPs) and the related health adverse outcomes among nursing home (NH) residents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary antioxidants as potential pharmacological agents for ischemic stroke
    A Cherubini
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Policlinico Monteluce, Pad E, Via Brunamonti, 51, 06100, Perugia, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 15:1236-48. 2008
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  9. doi request reprint Validation of the Italian version of the falls efficacy scale international (FES-I) and the short FES-I in community-dwelling older persons
    C Ruggiero
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Policlinico Santa Maria della Misericordia, Perugia, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:211-9. 2009
    ..The Short FES-I is highly comparable with the FES-I. We conclude that the FES-I and the Short FES-I are excellent instruments to asses FF in Italian older subjects and they may be used in future research projects and clinical trials...
  10. ncbi request reprint Role of antioxidants in atherosclerosis: epidemiological and clinical update
    A Cherubini
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia Medical School, Policlinico Monteluce, Padiglione E, Via Brunamonti, 06122, Perugia Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 11:2017-32. 2005
    ..Future studies should probably select patients in a context of high-oxidative stress / low-antioxidant defence, to verify if antioxidants may really prove useful as therapeutic anti-atherosclerotic agents...
  11. pmc The endeavor of high maintenance homeostasis: resting metabolic rate and the legacy of longevity
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:466-71. 2006
    ..We predict that measures of resting metabolic rate will be introduced in geriatric clinical practice to gather information on the degree of multisystem dysregulation, exhaustion of energy reserve, and risk of irreversible frailty...
  12. pmc Low plasma selenium concentrations and mortality among older community-dwelling adults: the InCHIANTI Study
    Fulvio Lauretani
    Tuscany Regional Agency, Florence, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:153-8. 2008
    ..We examined the relationship between plasma selenium levels at enrollment and all-cause mortality over a 6-year period among participants in the InCHIANTI study...
  13. pmc Usefulness of uric acid to predict changes in C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 in 3-year period in Italians aged 21 to 98 years
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:115-21. 2007
    ..In conclusion, our study suggests that in a population-based cohort, baseline UA and changes in circulating UA during 3 years of follow-up predict changes in circulating CRP independent of relevant confounders, including baseline IL-6...
  14. pmc Unexplained anaemia in older persons is characterised by low erythropoietin and low levels of pro-inflammatory markers
    Luigi Ferrucci
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    Br J Haematol 136:849-55. 2007
    ..Unexplained anaemia was characterised by unexpectedly low EPO and low lymphocyte count. Unexplained anaemia is associated with reduced kidney EPO response, low levels of pro-inflammatory markers and low lymphocyte counts...
  15. pmc Association of hormonal dysregulation with metabolic syndrome in older women: data from the InCHIANTI study
    Marcello Maggio
    National Institute on Aging, NIH, NIA ASTRA Unit at Harbor Hospital, 3001 S Hanover St, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 292:E353-8. 2007
    ..Further studies are needed to support the notion that raising SHBG is a potential therapeutic target for prevention and treatment of MetS...
  16. pmc Relation of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor treatment to insulin-like growth factor-1 serum levels in subjects >65 years of age (the InCHIANTI study)
    Marcello Maggio
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:1525-9. 2006
    ..This may be 1 of the mechanisms by which ACE inhibitors might slow the decreases in muscle strength and physical function that are often observed in older subjects...
  17. pmc Uric acid and inflammatory markers
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, NIH, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Eur Heart J 27:1174-81. 2006
    ..Epidemiological studies have recently shown that UA may be a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and a negative prognostic marker for mortality in subjects with pre-existing heart failure...
  18. ncbi request reprint Treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors is associated with a reduction in short-term mortality in older patients with acute ischemic stroke
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:463-5. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (A-I) might affect short-term (30 day) mortality in older persons with severe acute ischemic stroke...