Carmelinda Ruggiero

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. pmc The interplay between uric acid and antioxidants in relation to physical function in older persons
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21225, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1206-15. 2007
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Potential markers of oxidative stress in stroke
    Antonio Cherubini
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Perugia Medical School, Policlinico Monteluce Pad E, Via Brunamonti 51, 06122 Perugia, Italy
    Free Radic Biol Med 39:841-52. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for short-term mortality in older subjects with acute ischemic stroke
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Gerontology 52:231-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. pmc The interplay between uric acid and antioxidants in relation to physical function in older persons
    Carmelinda Ruggiero
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21225, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1206-15. 2007
    ..To investigate the relationship between circulating uric acid (UA) levels and plasma antioxidants and whether antioxidant levels modulate the association between UA and physical function...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Potential markers of oxidative stress in stroke
    Antonio Cherubini
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Perugia Medical School, Policlinico Monteluce Pad E, Via Brunamonti 51, 06122 Perugia, Italy
    Free Radic Biol Med 39:841-52. 2005
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  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for short-term mortality in older subjects with acute ischemic stroke
    Giovanni Zuliani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Gerontology 52:231-6. 2006
    ..The identification of predictors for mortality after stroke has a major importance for clinicians in order to allow the implementation of therapeutic and preventive strategies...
  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. ncbi request reprint Low levels of carotenoids and retinol in involutional osteoporosis
    Dario Maggio
    Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Perugia, Policlinico Monteluce, Via Brunamonti, 06124 Perugia, Italy
    Bone 38:244-8. 2006
    ..Our study suggests a bone sparing effect of retinol, to which the provitamin A activity of some carotenoids might have contributed...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...