Maria Teresa Savo

Maria Teresa Savo
University of Florence | UNIFI · Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Clinica

Doctor of Medicine

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Covid-19,serogical assay
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Acute pancreatitis, the most frequent hospitalization reason in internal medicine ward among gastrointestinal diseases, is burdened by high mortality rate. The disease manifests mainly in a mild form, but about 20-30% patients have a severe progress that requires intensive care. Patients presenting with acute pancreatitis should be clinically evalu...
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After almost a year in the COVID-19 era, nothing has been done to assess facial masks currently available for professionals and for the general public, to improve the efficacy of the masks or to promote their correct use.
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BACKGROUND: Pasta plays an important role in human nutrition, nevertheless its organoleptic, structural and bromatologic properties have not been completely studied. OBJECTIVE: The study aims to compare the ultrastructure pasta cross-sections produced with reduced mechanic stress and low heat exposure technique (Pietro Massi Technology ™) to common...
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“Online guidelines for face mask use to prevent COVID-19 in the general public are currently inconsistent across nations and regions, and have been changing often. Efforts to create greater standardization and clarity should be explored in light of the status of COVID-19 as a global pandemic” (Laestadius Linnea et al, JMRI May 25, 2020) Non si può...
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Consumption of omega-3 fatty acids, including the precursor α-linolenic acid (ALA) is often sub-optimal and not in line with international guidelines. Supplementation is debatable, but some individuals, e.g., pre-diabetic, low-grade inflammation, cardiometabolic yet otherwise healthy subjects, might benefit from supra-physiological omega-3 intake,...
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Our work concerns the actual problem of spread of SARS- CoV-2 outbreak which requires fast and correct as possible answer. In current scenario, the need of rapid answer put away the imperative of proper methodology. We focus on the serogical immunoassay for diagnosis of Covid-19 as an important weapon not only for diagnostic purpose, but also for e...
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Russo La pandemia causata dal SARS-CoV-2 ha trovato impreparati i sistemi sanitari di tutto il mondo; la velocità di diffusione del virus, la sua fatalità, la sua resistenza, hanno prodotto, in soli due mesi, un radicale sconvolgimento delle abitudini e degli stili di vita di quasi tutte le popolazioni del mondo. Ai problemi correlati direttamente...
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COVID-19 is a viral disease secondary to the infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus that can lead to a severe respiratory distress. The diagnosis of COVID-19 represents a major challenge. Currently the nasopharyngeal or throat swabs for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) is considered the only validated method for the con...
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As the tide of Covid-19 flood the world, health authorities are implementing a number of measures that have deeply changed the way people live. However, there is no shared consensus on how to communicate to the public what is happening, and why these extreme interventions are needed. Instead, people received in the latest weeks contrasting messages...
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Tra confusione mediatica volontaria (fake news dolose e colpose), involontaria (spesso legata alla superficialità), insufficienze nel settore della comunicazione del rischio, eccessiva prudenza politica di alcuni esperti, incapacità decisionali ai vertici della catena di comando e dubbi reali della scienza (=assenza di conoscenze e di misure; assen...
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In year 2000 the Nobel Laureate Joshua Lederberg wrote in a famous statement: “It’s our wits versus their genes” [1]. The imbalance of powers in the fight against microbes is coming to light, as the Covid-19 infection is striking the world. Not by chance, Lederberg’s lament concluded a recent paper with the evocative title of “Escaping Pandora’s bo...

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