Giovanni Ravaglia

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Metabolic syndrome and all-cause mortality in older men and women.

Eur J Clin Invest 2012 Sep 16;42(9):1000-9. Epub 2012 May 16.

Department of Internal Medicine, Ageing and Nephrology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2362.2012.02688.xDOI Listing
September 2012

Serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate and adverse health outcomes in older men and women.

Rejuvenation Res 2012 Aug 23;15(4):349-58. Epub 2012 Apr 23.

Department of Internal Medicine, Aging, and Nephrology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/rej.2011.1248DOI Listing
August 2012

A comparison of frailty indexes for prediction of adverse health outcomes in an elderly cohort.

Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2012 Jan-Feb;54(1):16-20. Epub 2011 Feb 19.

Department of Internal Medicine, Ageing, and Nephrology, University Hospital S. Orsola-Malpighi, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, I-40138 Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2011.01.007DOI Listing
March 2012

Serum thyroid-stimulating hormone as a predictor of cognitive impairment in an elderly cohort.

Gerontology 2012 23;58(1):41-9. Epub 2011 Mar 23.

Department of Internal Medicine, Ageing and Nephrology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000324522DOI Listing
March 2012

The CALHM1 P86L polymorphism is a genetic modifier of age at onset in Alzheimer's disease: a meta-analysis study.

J Alzheimers Dis 2010 ;22(1):247-55

Unité INSERM 744, Institut Pasteur de Lille BP 245,1, rue du professeur Calmette, F59019Lille cedex, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/JAD-2010-100933DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2964875PMC
August 2011

Diagnostic performance of an Executive Clock Drawing Task (CLOX) as a screening test for mild cognitive impairment in elderly persons with cognitive complaints.

Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 2010 5;30(1):20-7. Epub 2010 Jul 5.

Department of Internal Medicine, Ageing, and Nephrology, University Hospital St. Orsola-Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000315515DOI Listing
December 2010

The conselice study of brain ageing.

Immun Ageing 2010 Dec 16;7 Suppl 1:S2. Epub 2010 Dec 16.

Department of Internal Medicine, Ageing, and Nephrology, University of Bologna, University Hospital S. Orsola-Malpighi, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1742-4933-7-S1-S2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3024876PMC
December 2010

Blood homocysteine and risk of depression in the elderly.

Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2010 Jul-Aug;51(1):21-5. Epub 2009 Jul 30.

Department of Internal Medicine, Ageing, and Nephrology, University Hospital S. Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2009.06.009DOI Listing
September 2010

Blood inflammatory proteins and risk of incident depression in the elderly.

Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 2010 ;29(1):11-20

Department of Internal Medicine, Ageing, and Nephrology, University Hospital St. Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000261644DOI Listing
May 2010

Metabolic syndrome and risk of dementia in older adults.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2010 Mar;58(3):487-92

Department of Internal Medicine, Ageing, and Nephrology, University Hospital S Orsola-Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9 - 40138 Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02731.xDOI Listing
March 2010

Multivariable network associated with cognitive decline and dementia.

Neurobiol Aging 2010 Feb;31(2):257-69

Department of Experimental Pathology, 40126 Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2008.03.019DOI Listing
February 2010

Prevalent depressive symptoms as a risk factor for conversion to mild cognitive impairment in an elderly Italian cohort.

Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2008 Oct;16(10):834-43

Department of Internal Medicine, Ageing, and Nephrology, University Hospital S. Orsola-Malpighi, University of Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JGP.0b013e318181f9b1DOI Listing
October 2008

Plasma tocopherols and risk of cognitive impairment in an elderly Italian cohort.

Am J Clin Nutr 2008 May;87(5):1306-13

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital Sant'Orsola-Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/87.5.1306DOI Listing
May 2008

Development of an easy prognostic score for frailty outcomes in the aged.

Age Ageing 2008 Mar 31;37(2):161-6. Epub 2008 Jan 31.

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology and Hepatology, University of Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afm195DOI Listing
March 2008

Mild cognitive impairment: epidemiology and dementia risk in an elderly Italian population.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2008 Jan 20;56(1):51-8. Epub 2007 Nov 20.

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S. Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01503.x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01503.xDOI Listing
January 2008

Blood inflammatory markers and risk of dementia: The Conselice Study of Brain Aging.

Neurobiol Aging 2007 Dec 29;28(12):1810-20. Epub 2006 Sep 29.

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S. Orsola-Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2006.08.012DOI Listing
December 2007

Endogenous sex hormones as risk factors for dementia in elderly men and women.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2007 Sep;62(9):1035-41

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S. Orsola, Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9-40138 Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/62.9.1035DOI Listing
September 2007

Simultaneous evaluation of circulating chemokine and cytokine profiles in elderly subjects by multiplex technology: relationship with zinc status.

Biogerontology 2006 Oct-Dec;7(5-6):449-59

Laboratorio di Immunologia e Genetica, Istituto di Ricerca Codivilla-Putti, IOR, Via di Barbiano 1/10, 40136, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10522-006-9060-8DOI Listing
August 2007

Apolipoprotein E e4 allele affects risk of hyperhomocysteinemia in the elderly.

Am J Clin Nutr 2006 Dec;84(6):1473-80

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/84.6.1473DOI Listing
December 2006

Metabolic Syndrome: prevalence and prediction of mortality in elderly individuals.

Diabetes Care 2006 Nov;29(11):2471-6

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9 40138 Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc06-0282DOI Listing
November 2006

Conversion of mild cognitive impairment to dementia: predictive role of mild cognitive impairment subtypes and vascular risk factors.

Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 2006 4;21(1):51-8. Epub 2005 Nov 4.

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology and Hepatology, University Hospital S. Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000089515DOI Listing
April 2006

Interleukin-1beta and interleukin-6 gene polymorphisms as risk factors for AD: a prospective study.

Exp Gerontol 2006 Jan 16;41(1):85-92. Epub 2005 Nov 16.

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S. Orsola-Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9-40138 Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exger.2005.10.005DOI Listing
January 2006

Associations of the -174 G/C interleukin-6 gene promoter polymorphism with serum interleukin 6 and mortality in the elderly.

Biogerontology 2005 Dec;6(6):415-23

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S. Orsola-Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9-40138, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10522-005-4908-xDOI Listing
December 2005

Folate, but not homocysteine, predicts the risk of fracture in elderly persons.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2005 Nov;60(11):1458-62

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology-University Hospital S. Orsola-Malpighi, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/60.11.1458DOI Listing
November 2005

Screening for mild cognitive impairment in elderly ambulatory patients with cognitive complaints.

Aging Clin Exp Res 2005 Oct;17(5):374-9

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology and Hepatology, University Hospital S. Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/bf03324625DOI Listing
October 2005

Homocysteine and folate as risk factors for dementia and Alzheimer disease.

Am J Clin Nutr 2005 Sep;82(3):636-43

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajcn.82.3.636DOI Listing
September 2005

Serum C-reactive protein and cognitive function in healthy elderly Italian community dwellers.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2005 Aug;60(8):1017-21

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S. Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/60.8.1017DOI Listing
August 2005

Effects of weight loss and risk factor treatment in subjects with elevated serum C3, an inflammatory predictor of myocardial infarction.

Int J Cardiol 2005 Apr;100(2):217-23

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, University of Bologna, M. Malpighi Hospital-Via Albertoni, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2004.07.024DOI Listing
April 2005

Mismatch repair system and aging: microsatellite instability in peripheral blood cells from differently aged participants.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2005 Mar;60(3):285-92

Laboratorio di Immunologia e Genetica, Istituto di Ricerca Codivilla Putti, IOR, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/60.3.285DOI Listing
March 2005

Soluble receptor activator of nuclear factor- kappaB Ligand (sRANKL)/osteoprotegerin balance in ageing and age-associated diseases.

Biogerontology 2004 ;5(2):119-27

Laboratorio Immunologia e Genetica, Istituto di Ricerca Codivilla-Putti, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/B:BGEN.0000025075.04136.ecDOI Listing
February 2005

Plasma amino acid concentrations in patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer disease.

Am J Clin Nutr 2004 Aug;80(2):483-8

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S Orsola-Malpighi, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/80.2.483DOI Listing
August 2004

Different classification systems yield different dementia occurrence among nonagenarians and centenarians.

Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 2004 13;17(1-2):35-41. Epub 2003 Oct 13.

Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000074141DOI Listing
February 2004

Different rates of telomere shortening and telomerase activity reduction in CD8 T and CD16 NK lymphocytes with ageing.

Exp Gerontol 2003 Jun;38(6):653-9

Laboratorio di Immunologia e Genetica, Istituto di Ricerca Codivilla Putti, I.O.R., Via di Barbiano 1/10, 40136, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0531-5565(03)00058-5DOI Listing
June 2003

Increased prevalence of coeliac disease in autoimmune thyroiditis is restricted to aged patients.

Exp Gerontol 2003 May;38(5):589-95

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology and Hepatology, University Hospital S. Orsola-Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9, Bologna 40138, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0531-5565(03)00037-8DOI Listing
May 2003

Telomere length and telomerase activity: effect of ageing on human NK cells.

Mech Ageing Dev 2003 Apr;124(4):403-8

Laboratorio di Immunologia e Genetica, Istituto di Ricerca Codivilla Putti, I.O.R., Via di Barbiano 1/10, 40136, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0047-6374(03)00015-0DOI Listing
April 2003

Homocysteine and cognitive function in healthy elderly community dwellers in Italy.

Am J Clin Nutr 2003 Mar;77(3):668-73

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/77.3.668DOI Listing
March 2003

Education, occupation, and prevalence of dementia: findings from the Conselice study.

Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 2002 ;14(2):90-100

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, and Hepatology, University Hospital S. Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000064930DOI Listing
September 2002

Chemokine production by natural killer cells from nonagenarians.

Eur J Immunol 2002 Jun;32(6):1524-9

Laboratorio di Immunologia e Genetica, Istituto di Ricerca Codivilla-Putti, IOR, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/1521-4141(200206)32:6<1524::AID-IMMU1524>3.0.CO;2-EDOI Listing
June 2002

RANTES and MIP-1alpha production by T lymphocytes, monocytes and NK cells from nonagenarian subjects.

Exp Gerontol 2002 Jan-Mar;37(2-3):219-26

Laboratorio di Immunologia e Genetica, Istituto di Ricerca Codivilla-Putti, IOR Bologna, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Gastroenterologia, University of Bologna, Via di Barbiano 1/10, 40136 Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0531-5565(01)00187-5DOI Listing
April 2002