Francesco Savino

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Affiliation: University of Turin
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Focus on infantile colic
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Piazza Polonia 94, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 96:1259-64. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Cimetropium bromide in the treatment of crisis in infantile colic
    Francesco Savino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e dell Adolescenza, Universita di Torino, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Torino, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 34:417-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint [Advances on the effects of the compounds of a phytotherapic agent (COLIMIL) on upper gastrointestinal transit in mice]
    F Savino
    Dipartimento di Farmacologia Sperimentale, Universita Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 60:285-90. 2008
  4. pmc Pain assessment in children undergoing venipuncture: the Wong-Baker faces scale versus skin conductance fluctuations
    Francesco Savino
    Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Dipartimento di Scienze della Sanità Pubblica e Pediatriche, University of Turin, Italy
    Peerj 1:e37. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Ghrelin and obestatin in infants, lactating mothers and breast milk
    F Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Horm Res Paediatr 78:297-303. 2012
  6. pmc Efficacy and tolerability of peg-only laxative on faecal impaction and chronic constipation in children. A controlled double blind randomized study vs a standard peg-electrolyte laxative
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics 1, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Azienda Ospedaliera Città della Salute e della Scienza della Città di Torino, Turin, Italy
    BMC Pediatr 12:178. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Adiponectin in breast milk: relation to serum adiponectin concentration in lactating mothers and their infants
    F Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 101:1058-62. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Resistin and leptin in breast milk and infants in early life
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 88:779-82. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Ghrelin and feeding behaviour in preterm infants
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 88:S51-5. 2012
  10. pmc Assay of ghrelin concentration in infant formulas and breast milk
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Piazza Polonia 94 10126, Turin, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 17:1971-5. 2011

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Focus on infantile colic
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Piazza Polonia 94, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 96:1259-64. 2007
    ..A number of interventions, including pharmacological agents, are discussed, but it is probable that infants with colic require a graded strategy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cimetropium bromide in the treatment of crisis in infantile colic
    Francesco Savino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e dell Adolescenza, Universita di Torino, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Torino, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 34:417-9. 2002
    ..The aim of this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial was to investigate the effectiveness and side effects of cimetropium bromide in the treatment of infants with colic crisis...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Advances on the effects of the compounds of a phytotherapic agent (COLIMIL) on upper gastrointestinal transit in mice]
    F Savino
    Dipartimento di Farmacologia Sperimentale, Universita Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 60:285-90. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Pain assessment in children undergoing venipuncture: the Wong-Baker faces scale versus skin conductance fluctuations
    Francesco Savino
    Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Dipartimento di Scienze della Sanità Pubblica e Pediatriche, University of Turin, Italy
    Peerj 1:e37. 2013
    ..If verified in other studies, our results should be taken into account when using these tools to evaluate pain in children...
  5. doi request reprint Ghrelin and obestatin in infants, lactating mothers and breast milk
    F Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Horm Res Paediatr 78:297-303. 2012
    ..To investigate the role of ghrelin and obestatin in infancy...
  6. pmc Efficacy and tolerability of peg-only laxative on faecal impaction and chronic constipation in children. A controlled double blind randomized study vs a standard peg-electrolyte laxative
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics 1, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Azienda Ospedaliera Città della Salute e della Scienza della Città di Torino, Turin, Italy
    BMC Pediatr 12:178. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Adiponectin in breast milk: relation to serum adiponectin concentration in lactating mothers and their infants
    F Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 101:1058-62. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Resistin and leptin in breast milk and infants in early life
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 88:779-82. 2012
    ..The role of adipokines in early life is considered an emerging topic issue in nutritional researches...
  9. doi request reprint Ghrelin and feeding behaviour in preterm infants
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 88:S51-5. 2012
    ..However, more research is required to better define ghrelin's role in breast milk and on feeding behaviour...
  10. pmc Assay of ghrelin concentration in infant formulas and breast milk
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Piazza Polonia 94 10126, Turin, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 17:1971-5. 2011
    ..To test if total ghrelin is present in infant formulas...
  11. doi request reprint Adiponectin: an intriguing hormone for paediatricians
    F Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 97:701-5. 2008
    ..CONCLUSION: This review demonstrates an emerging interest of paediatric research on adiponectin. A better understanding of adiponectin's bioactivity might clarify whether breast milk indeed prevents childhood obesity...
  12. doi request reprint Looking for a relation between serum leptin concentration and body composition parameters in healthy term infants in the first 6 months of life
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 46:348-51. 2008
    ..002), and was not correlated with body composition parameters. This study indicates that there is a relation between leptin and infant body composition in the first months of life, although the link needs to be explored further...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lactobacillus reuteri (American Type Culture Collection Strain 55730) versus simethicone in the treatment of infantile colic: a prospective randomized study
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Piazza Polonia, 94 10126 Turin, Italy
    Pediatrics 119:e124-30. 2007
    ..The goal was to test the hypothesis that oral administration of Lactobacillus reuteri in a prospective randomized study would improve symptoms of infantile colic...
  14. ncbi request reprint Serum ghrelin concentration, fasting time and feeding in infants
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, University of Turin, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 20:1027-33. 2007
    ..Data on hormonal feeding control in infants in the first months of life according to the kind of feeding are scanty...
  15. ncbi request reprint Update on breast milk hormones: leptin, ghrelin and adiponectin
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Italy
    Clin Nutr 27:42-7. 2008
    ..In this review, we present a synopsis of previous and recent studies focusing on hormones in breast milk. It appears that promoting breastfeeding is an important factor in this process...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ghrelin, motilin, insulin concentration in healthy infants in the first months of life: relation to fasting time and anthropometry
    F Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, Regina Margherita Hospital, Turin University, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:158-62. 2006
    ....
  17. pmc Antagonistic effect of Lactobacillus strains against gas-producing coliforms isolated from colicky infants
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children Hospital, Torino, Italy
    BMC Microbiol 11:157. 2011
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the interaction between Lactobacillus spp. strains and gas-forming coliforms isolated from stools of colicky infants...
  18. doi request reprint Fulminant hepatitis after 10 days of acetaminophen treatment at recommended dosage in an infant
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Turin, Italy
    Pediatrics 127:e494-7. 2011
    ..Health care providers should be aware that multiple doses of acetaminophen in infants may lead to acute hepatic failure. N-acetylcysteine therapy should be initiated in cases of drug-induced acute liver failure...
  19. doi request reprint Bone mineral status in breast-fed infants: influence of vitamin D supplementation
    F Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:335-9. 2011
    ..To assess bone status using quantitative ultrasound (QUS) applied to the second metacarpus and to evaluate the influence of vitamin D supplementation on bone mineralization in exclusively breast-fed infants...
  20. doi request reprint New treatments for infant colic
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Curr Opin Pediatr 22:791-7. 2010
    ..Despite 40 years of research, its pathogenesis is incompletely understood and treatment remains an open issue. This review will describe recent studies that have examined different kinds of interventions...
  21. doi request reprint Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 in infantile colic: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children Hospital, University of Turin, Piazza Polonia, 94 10126 Turin, Italy
    Pediatrics 126:e526-33. 2010
    ..To test the efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri on infantile colic and to evaluate its relationship to the gut microbiota...
  22. doi request reprint Evaluation of leptin in breast milk, lactating mothers and their infants
    F Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:972-7. 2010
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Adipokines in breast milk and preterm infants
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Piazza Polonia 94, Turin, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 86:77-80. 2010
    ..Future research is necessary to clarify the role of hormones present in breast milk for identifying potential short- and long-term effects of breastfeeding on the health of children born prematurely...
  24. doi request reprint High faecal calprotectin levels in healthy, exclusively breast-fed infants
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Neonatology 97:299-304. 2010
    ..High levels have been reported in healthy newborns and during the first months of life; the effect of the kind of feeding on the calprotectin concentration in stools is controversial...
  25. doi request reprint Molecular identification of coliform bacteria from colicky breastfed infants
    F Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children Hospital, University of Turin, Torino, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 98:1582-8. 2009
    ..To determine the presence of intestinal coliform bacteria in colicky vs healthy infants...
  26. doi request reprint Can hormones contained in mothers' milk account for the beneficial effect of breast-feeding on obesity in children?
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 71:757-65. 2009
    ..In this review, we examine the data related to hormones contained in mothers' milk and their potential protective effect on subsequent obesity and metabolic-related disorders...
  27. ncbi request reprint Methemoglobinemia caused by the ingestion of courgette soup given in order to resolve constipation in two formula-fed infants
    Francesco Savino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e dell Adolescenza, Universita di Torino, Azienda Ospedaliera OIRM S Anna, Torino, Italy
    Ann Nutr Metab 50:368-71. 2006
    ..g., courgette, spinach, beets and green beans) to resolve constipation since, particularly in the first months of life, they may cause severe methemoglobinemia...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ghrelin and motilin concentration in colicky infants
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, Regina Margherita Hospital, Turin University, Turin, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 95:738-41. 2006
    ..To evaluate serum ghrelin and motilin concentration in infants with infantile colic...
  29. ncbi request reprint Reduction of crying episodes owing to infantile colic: A randomized controlled study on the efficacy of a new infant formula
    F Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:1304-10. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy on crying episodes owing to infantile colic of a new infant formula containing partially hydrolysed whey proteins, prebiotic oligosaccharides (OS), with a high beta-palmitic acid content...
  30. ncbi request reprint Bacterial counts of intestinal Lactobacillus species in infants with colic
    F Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 16:72-5. 2005
    ..Further studies are required to understand how the observed differences may be involved in the pathogenesis of this common disorder...
  31. doi request reprint Faecal microbiota in breast-fed infants after antibiotic therapy
    F Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Turin, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 100:75-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate modifications of gut microbiota after antibiotic therapy in breast-fed infants...
  32. ncbi request reprint The Biagram vector: a graphical relation between reactance and phase angle measured by bioelectrical analysis in infants
    F Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turin, Regina Margherita Children Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Ann Nutr Metab 48:84-9. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Gastric emptying in infants: epigastric impedance versus scintigraphy
    F Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Regina Margherita Children Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 93:608-12. 2004
    ..To compare epigastric impedance versus scintigraphy in monitoring the gastric emptying of the same adapted milk formula in infants...
  34. ncbi request reprint Intestinal microflora in breastfed colicky and non-colicky infants
    F Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 93:825-9. 2004
    ..Actually, in the literature, only few data have been collected about this topic. In this study, we evaluated intestinal microflora in breastfed colicky and non-colicky infants...
  35. ncbi request reprint Breast-fed infants have higher leptin values than formula-fed infants in the first four months of life
    F Savino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e dell Adolescenza, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Universita di Torino, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 17:1527-32. 2004
    ..Leptin is a hormone present in breast milk, which regulates food intake and energy metabolism...
  36. ncbi request reprint Relationships between IGF-I and weight Z score, BMI, tricipital skin-fold thickness, type of feeding in healthy infants in the first 5 months of life
    F Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Regina Margherita Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Ann Nutr Metab 49:83-7. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of a standardized extract of Matricariae recutita, Foeniculum vulgare and Melissa officinalis (ColiMil) in the treatment of breastfed colicky infants
    Francesco Savino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e dell Adolescenza Università di Torino, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Azienda Ospedaliera OIRM S Anna, Piazza Polonia, 94, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Phytother Res 19:335-40. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Ghrelin, leptin and IGF-I levels in breast-fed and formula-fed infants in the first years of life
    Francesco Savino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e dell Adolescenza, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Universita di Torino, Torino, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 94:531-7. 2005
    ..To establish ghrelin, leptin and IGF-I serum levels in breastfed (BF) and formula-fed (FF) infants during the first period of life...
  39. ncbi request reprint Z-score of weight for age of infants with atopic dermatitis and cow's milk allergy fed with a rice-hydrolysate formula during the first two years of life
    Francesco Savino
    Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 94:115-9. 2005
    ..Aim: To evaluate the growth of infants fed with a rice-based hydrolysate formula, compared to those infants fed with a soy formula or an extensively hydrolysed casein formula, in the first 2 y of life...
  40. ncbi request reprint Maternal BMI and serum leptin concentration of infants in the first year of life
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 95:414-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relationship between serum leptin concentration in infants and infant and maternal BMI...
  41. ncbi request reprint Serum ghrelin concentration and weight gain in healthy term infants in the first year of life
    F Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita University of Turin, Torino, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 41:653-9. 2005
    ..There are few studies on this hormone in healthy infants during the first year of life. The aim of this study was to examine the correlations between ghrelin and weight gain in healthy term infants in the first year of life...
  42. ncbi request reprint Advances in the management of digestive problems during the first months of life
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 94:120-4. 2005
    ..11-0.90; p=0.015) between day 7 and day 14. A reduction of 1.06 in the number of regurgitation episodes was reported between day 1 and day 7 (95% CI 0.24-1.88; p=0.012) and 1.31 (95% CI 0.42-2.21; p=0.005) between day 7 and day 14...
  43. ncbi request reprint A prospective 10-year study on children who had severe infantile colic
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 94:129-32. 2005
    ..To evaluate the association between infantile colic and gastrointestinal, allergic and psychological disorders in childhood...
  44. ncbi request reprint Bioelectrical impedance vector distribution in the first year of life
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turin, Regina Margherita Children Hospital, Piazza Polonia, 94 10126 Turin, Italy
    Nutrition 19:492-6. 2003
    ..We assessed the bioelectrical impedance vector distribution in a sample of healthy infants in the first year of life, which is not available in literature...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Breast milk: biological constituents for health and well-being in infancy]
    Francesco Savino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e dell Adolescenza, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Torino
    Recenti Prog Med 97:519-27. 2006
    ..Anyway we have to remember that breastfeeding require a supplementation of vitamin D and K for some months and a correct weaning program is needed from the 5th-6th months of life to prevent iron deficiency...
  46. pmc Combined esophageal intraluminal impedance, pH and skin conductance monitoring to detect discomfort in GERD infants
    Francesco Cresi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turin, S Anna Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Turin, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e43476. 2012
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate reflux-induced discomfort in infants with gastroesophageal reflux disease using simultaneously combined skin conductance and esophageal multichannel intraluminal impedance and pH monitoring...
  47. ncbi request reprint Blue baby syndrome
    Francesco Savino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e dell Adolescenza, Universita di Torino, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Azienda Ospedaliera OIRM S Anna, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 34:563, 573. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Multiple bone fractures in an 8-year-old child with cow's milk allergy and inappropriate calcium supplementation
    Giovanna Monti
    Food Allergy Service, Department of Pediatric and Adolescence Science, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Ann Nutr Metab 51:228-31. 2007
    ..This clinical report suggests that both vitamin D and calcium supplementation are necessary when a cow's milk protein-free diet is prescribed, even when a hypo- or non-allergenic formula is provided...
  49. ncbi request reprint Infant nutritional recommendations from pediatricians. Epidemiologic survey of feeding recommendations for the first year of life in Piedmont
    F Savino
    Department of Pediatric and Adolescence Sciences, University of Turin, Regina Margherita Children, Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 56:73-82. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the modalities of weaning, suggested by pediatricians in Piedmont, Italy, and to compare them to current scientific guidelines...
  50. pmc Breast milk hormones and regulation of glucose homeostasis
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Int J Pediatr 2011:803985. 2011
    ..This paper focuses on hormones present in breast milk and their role in glucose homeostasis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli in acute gastroenteritis in infants in North-West Italy
    Gabriella Amisano
    Department of Public Health and Microbiology, University of Turin, Italy
    New Microbiol 34:45-51. 2011
    ..Abbreviations: CDEC, detaching E. coli; DAEC, diffusely adherent E. coli; EAggEC, enteroaggregative E. coli; EHEC, enterohaemorrhagic E. coli; EIEC, enteroinvasive E. coli; EPEC, enteropathogenic E. coli; ETEC, enterotoxigenic E. coli...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Food intakes in breast-feeding mothers]
    F Savino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e dell Adolescenza, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Azienda Ospedaliera OIRM S Anna, Universita degli Studi, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 53:177-82. 2001
    ..We have also compared food intake of not breast feeding mothers with the LARN, and analyzed the differences between these groups of mothers...
  53. ncbi request reprint "Minor" feeding problems during the first months of life: effect of a partially hydrolysed milk formula containing fructo- and galacto-oligosaccharides
    F Savino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e dell Adolescenza, Universita di Torino, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Turin, Italy
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 91:86-90. 2003
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to describe the effects of such a formula in infants with minor gastrointestinal disorders...
  54. ncbi request reprint Relationship between gastro-oesophageal reflux and gastric activity in newborns assessed by combined intraluminal impedance, pH metry and epigastric impedance
    F Cresi
    Neonatal Care Unit, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 18:361-8. 2006
    ..05). Simultaneous MII, pH and EGI monitoring provided new information on the relationship between refluxes and gastric activity. Data suggest that gastric emptying patterns influence the frequency, level and pH of reflux episodes...
  55. ncbi request reprint Dog bites in children less than fourteen years old in Turin
    F Savino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e dell Adolescenza, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Azienda Ospedaliera OIRM S Anna, Universita degli Studi, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 54:237-42. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the epidemiology of injuries caused by dog bites treated in the emergency department of OIRM from January 1, 1997 to December 31, 2000...
  56. ncbi request reprint Leptin levels in breast-fed and formula-fed infants
    F Savino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e dell Adolescenza, Universita di Torino, Ospedale Regina Margherita, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 91:897-902. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether diet and gender affect plasma leptin concentration in breastfed and formula-fed infants during the first months of life...
  57. ncbi request reprint Bioimpedance vector analysis in breastfed and formula-fed infants in the first six months of life
    F Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turin, Italy
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:501-4. 2004
  58. pmc Breast milk hormones and their protective effect on obesity
    Francesco Savino
    Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, University of Turin, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Endocrinol 2009:327505. 2009
    ..Here we examine the data related to hormones contained in mother's milk and their potential protective effect on subsequent obesity...
  59. ncbi request reprint Dietary modifications versus dicyclomine hydrochloride in the treatment of severe infantile colics
    R Oggero
    Institute of Pediatrics, University Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 83:222-5. 1994
    ..4% of cases. Pharmacological treatment provided an improvement in 53.3% of cases. The difference was significant (p < 0.01)...
  60. doi request reprint Risk factors for severe pediatric food anaphylaxis in Italy
    Mauro Calvani
    Department of Pediatrics, San Camillo de Lellis Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:813-9. 2011
    ..Little is known about the cause of food-induced anaphylaxis in children or about the factors that might affect its clinical severity...
  61. ncbi request reprint Effects of the herbal formulation ColiMil on upper gastrointestinal transit in mice in vivo
    Raffaele Capasso
    Department of Experimental Pharmacology, University of Naples Federico II, 80131 Naples Italy
    Phytother Res 21:999-1101. 2007
    ..These experimental data may be important to better understand the observation that the herbal formulation ColiMil improves colic in breastfed infants...
  62. ncbi request reprint Considerations and approaches in determining the protein and energy composition of preterm infant formulas
    Silvia Fanaro
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 94:57-63. 2005
    ..As a consequence there is a need of at least two milk formulas for different preterm infants: one for LBW and VLBW infants, the other for preterm infants weighing >1500 g...
  63. doi request reprint Overprescription of antireflux medications for infants with regurgitation
    Francesco Savino
    Pediatrics 121:1070; author reply 1070-1. 2008