Attilio Giacosa

Summary

Affiliation: Policlinico di Monza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The right fiber for the right disease: an update on the psyllium seed husk and the metabolic syndrome
    Attilio Giacosa
    Department of Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition, Policlinico di Monza, Monza, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:S58-60. 2010
  2. pmc Selenium fortification of an Italian rice cultivar via foliar fertilization with sodium selenate and its effects on human serum selenium levels and on erythrocyte glutathione peroxidase activity
    Attilio Giacosa
    Department of Gastroenterology, Policlinico di Monza, Monza 20900, Italy
    Nutrients 6:1251-61. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Cancer prevention in Europe: the Mediterranean diet as a protective choice
    Attilio Giacosa
    Department of Surgery, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 22:90-5. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Alcohol and wine in relation to cancer and other diseases
    Attilio Giacosa
    Department of Surgery, University of Genoa, Monza, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:103-8. 2012
  5. pmc Fish oil and treatment of cancer cachexia
    Attilio Giacosa
    Policlinico of Monza, Milan, Italy
    Genes Nutr 3:25-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Citrus fruit and cancer risk in a network of case-control studies
    Roberto Foschi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 21:237-42. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Proanthocyanidins and the risk of colorectal cancer in Italy
    Marta Rossi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 21:243-50. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Onion and garlic use and human cancer
    Carlotta Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1027-32. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome is associated with colorectal cancer in men
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 46:1866-72. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Milk, dairy products and cancer risk (Italy)
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 17:429-37. 2006

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint The right fiber for the right disease: an update on the psyllium seed husk and the metabolic syndrome
    Attilio Giacosa
    Department of Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition, Policlinico di Monza, Monza, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:S58-60. 2010
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  2. pmc Selenium fortification of an Italian rice cultivar via foliar fertilization with sodium selenate and its effects on human serum selenium levels and on erythrocyte glutathione peroxidase activity
    Attilio Giacosa
    Department of Gastroenterology, Policlinico di Monza, Monza 20900, Italy
    Nutrients 6:1251-61. 2014
    ..The results show that selenium fortification of rice can be achieved with foliar fertilization with sodium selenate and that the 20 days intake of this Se-enriched-rice increases the serum selenium levels and GPx-activity. ..
  3. doi request reprint Cancer prevention in Europe: the Mediterranean diet as a protective choice
    Attilio Giacosa
    Department of Surgery, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 22:90-5. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Alcohol and wine in relation to cancer and other diseases
    Attilio Giacosa
    Department of Surgery, University of Genoa, Monza, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:103-8. 2012
    ..This focuses on the pros and cons of moderate alcohol and wine consumption and opens a debate on this topic...
  5. pmc Fish oil and treatment of cancer cachexia
    Attilio Giacosa
    Policlinico of Monza, Milan, Italy
    Genes Nutr 3:25-8. 2008
    ..5 g/day for a prolonged time to advanced cancer patients with weight loss, are associated with an improvement of clinical, biological and functional parameters and with amelioration of quality of life...
  6. doi request reprint Citrus fruit and cancer risk in a network of case-control studies
    Roberto Foschi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 21:237-42. 2010
    ..Citrus fruit has shown a favorable effect against various cancers. To better understand their role in cancer risk, we analyzed data from a series of case-control studies conducted in Italy and Switzerland...
  7. doi request reprint Proanthocyanidins and the risk of colorectal cancer in Italy
    Marta Rossi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 21:243-50. 2010
    ..The associations were apparently stronger for rectal than for colon cancer, in the absence of significant heterogeneity. These results may explain the protective effect of vegetables and fruit on colorectal cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Onion and garlic use and human cancer
    Carlotta Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1027-32. 2006
    ..Interest in the potential benefits of allium vegetables, in particular, onion (Allium cepa) and garlic (Allium sativum), has its origin in antiquity, but the details of these benefits are still open to discussion...
  9. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome is associated with colorectal cancer in men
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 46:1866-72. 2010
    ..We assessed the relation between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components and colorectal cancer...
  10. ncbi request reprint Milk, dairy products and cancer risk (Italy)
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 17:429-37. 2006
    ..Inconclusive information is available on the potential role of milk and dairy products on the risk of cancer at several sites...
  11. doi request reprint Mediterranean Way of Drinking and Longevity
    Attilio Giacosa
    a Department of Surgery, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 56:635-40. 2016
    ..Moderate wine drinking increases longevity, reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases and does not appreciably influence the overall risk of cancer. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Lipid, protein and carbohydrate intake in relation to body mass index: an Italian study
    Giorgia Randi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 10:306-10. 2007
    ..To analyse the association between macronutrient intake and body mass index (BMI)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Benign ovarian cysts and breast cancer risk
    Cristina Bosetti
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 119:1679-82. 2006
    ..Although some hormonal correlates of ovarian cysts may have a role on breast cancer risk, a biological explanation of this inverse association is still unclear...
  14. pmc Mediterranean diet and colorectal cancer risk: a pooled analysis of three Italian case-control studies
    Valentina Rosato
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 115:862-5. 2016
    ..Adherence to the Mediterranean diet (MD) is associated with a reduced risk of several cancers. However, studies conducted in Mediterranean regions are scanty...
  15. ncbi request reprint A history of cancer in the husband does not increase the risk of breast cancer
    Eva Negri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 118:3177-9. 2006
    ..This study suggests that women whose husband had a diagnosis of cancer are not at increased risk of breast cancer, although results for individual cancer sites should be interpreted with caution, due to small numbers...