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THANK YOU to our editorial team, reviewers and authors

Acta Biomedica (ABM) first and foremost would like to thank all Reviewers who have generously devoted their time and competences to ensure the quality of the research published in each issue of ABM. Thank you to all Authors for their kind co-operation extended during the various stages of processing of the manuscript, the Associate Editors and Editorial Board for their advice and guidance with regard to the manuscripts submitted for publication.

Acta Biomedica is glad of progress that has taken place in 2022 and look forward to the support of Authors, peer Reviewers, and Readers in addressing the challenges of the New Year.

Finally, I would like to thanks the Readers of Acta Biomedica for their interest in the journal and encourage  all of them to send us their invaluable feedback and ideas for further improvement of our journal.

Sincerely yours.

Maurizio Vanelli

Editor in Chief of Acta Biomedica



Published: 16-12-2022


Burning mouth syndrome and Reflux Disease: relationship and clinical implications

Michele Russo, Pellegrino Crafa, Marilisa Franceschi, Kryssia Isabel Rodriguez-Castro, Lorella Franzoni, Simone Guglielmetti, Walter Fiore, Francesco Di Mario
Abstract 575 | PDF Downloads 350 | DOI

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Diagnostic yield of stool culture and probable predictive factors

Mohamad Zaki Alzaher, Abdulelah Abdulrahman Almugahwi, Ali Abdullah Almulla, Hashim Hadi Almeer, Mustafa Mohammed Alshammasi, Ayman A. El-Badry
Abstract 288 | PDF Downloads 223 | DOI

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Insulin-Like Growth Factor -1 (IGF-1) and Glucose Dysregulation in Young Adult Patients with β-Thalassemia Major: Causality or Potential Link?

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf Soliman, Shahina Daar, Ploutarchos Tzoulis, Mohamed A. Yassin, Salvatore Di Maio, Christos Kattamis
Abstract 325 | PDF Downloads 240 | DOI

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Renoprotective effect of N-acetylcystein and vitamin E in bisphenol A-induced rat nephrotoxicity; Modulators of Nrf2/ NF-κB and ROS signaling pathway.

Eman Abdelrazik, Hend Mohammed Hassan, Zienab Abdallah, Alshimaa Magdy, Eman A Farrag
Abstract 345 | PDF Downloads 185 | DOI

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Postnatal Growth and Prevalence of Obesity in Infants Born Large-for-Gestational Age during the First 3 years of Life: Personal Experience and Exploration of Current Literature

Fawzia Alyafei , Ashraf T Soliman, Vincenzo De Sanctis, Noor Hamed, Nada Alaaraj, shayma Ahmed, Fatima AlKhori, Saleha Abbasi
Abstract 219 | PDF Downloads 156 | DOI

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Intermediate products of purine metabolism in an experimental model of pancreatic necrosis

Grigoriy Abramov, Yelena Pozdnyakova, Neila Tankibaeva, Kairat Shakeev, Maida Tusupbekova, Dmitriy Shestakov
Abstract 187 | PDF Downloads 135 | DOI

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Assessing the quality of life in age-related macular degeneration patients: a cross-sectional study in Kazakhstan

Inara Ismayilova, Botagoz Turdaliyeva, Neilya Aldasheva, Natalia Veselovskaya
Abstract 252 | PDF Downloads 168 | DOI

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The impact of age, gender and fasting blood glucose on serum lipid profile at tertiary care hospital: a retrospective study

Thekra Almaqati, Ali M Gazwani, Murtda Taha, Saleh Almusabi, Elmoeiz A. Elnagi, Rawan M Maawadh, Mohammed Almish, Faten Abdullah Alqahtani, Yaser Alnaam
Abstract 382 | PDF Downloads 206 | DOI

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Should patients on levothyroxine therapy be screened for pancreatic cancer?

Ingrid Garajova, Rita Balsano, Matilde Coriano', Fabio Gelsomino, Francesco Tovoli, Stefania De Lorenzo, Paolo Del Rio, Raffaele Dalla Valle, Matteo Ravaioli, Francesco Leonardi
Abstract 516 | PDF Downloads 168 | DOI

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Work ability psychological variables in workers of the pharmaceutical industry

Hugo de Almeida, Ana Gomes, Pedro Bem-Haja, Sónia Brito-Costa
Abstract 263 | PDF Downloads 147 | DOI

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The correlation between vitamin D and levels of IFN-γ, NF-κB, thyroid antibodies in down syndrome: study in Indonesian children

Yuni Hisbiyah, Anang Endaryanto, Bagus Setyoboedi, Nur Rochmah, Muhammad Faizi
Abstract 336 | PDF Downloads 269 | DOI

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Epidemiology of psoriasis in Italy: burden, cost, comorbidities and patients’ satisfaction. A systematic review

Vincenza Gianfredi, Giulia Casu, Lucia Bricchi, Erika Kacerik, Franco Rongioletti, Carlo Signorelli
Abstract 835 | PDF Downloads 472 | DOI

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Efficacy of the anti-seizure medications in acute symptomatic neonatal seizures caused by stroke. A systematic review

Vincenzo Sortino, Andrea Praticò, Silvia Marino, Roberta Criscione, Martino Ruggieri, Francesco Pisani, Raffaele Falsaperla
Abstract 493 | PDF Downloads 382 | DOI

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A short update on new approaches to celiac disease

Btihaj Al Ibrahmi, Abdellatif Bour
Abstract 431 | PDF Downloads 377 | DOI

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Environmental and lifestyle risk factors for early-onset dementia: a systematic review

Matteo Bosi, Marcella Malavolti, Caterina Garuti, Manuela Tondelli, Cristina Marchesi, Marco Vinceti, Tommaso Filippini
Abstract 824 | PDF Downloads 639 | DOI

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The last battle of Alessandro Farnese (1545-1592)

Emanuele Armocida, Graziella Masciangelo, Ovidio Bussolati
Abstract 294 | PDF Downloads 161 | DOI

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Is fingerprint ridge density influenced by hand dimensions?

Siddharatha Sharma, Kewal Krishan, Deepika Rani, Richa Mukhra, Tanuj Kanchan
Abstract 211 | PDF Downloads 164 | DOI

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Total hip arthroplasty and Paget’s disease: case report and literature review

Carlo Cardile, Carlo Cazzaniga, Angelo Mosca, Paolo Ragni
Abstract 249 | PDF Downloads 180 | DOI

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γGT and PCSK9 variants in subjects with hyper-LDL-cholesterolemia

Kazuhiko Kotani, Masato Hamasaki, Snehal Kapse
Abstract 155 | PDF Downloads 110 | DOI

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Vasomotor Rhinitis: an Italian survey in clinical practice

Giorgio Ciprandi, Giulio Cesare Passali, Desiderio Passali
Abstract 260 | PDF Downloads 145 | DOI

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The multiple roles of inositol in fertility and newborn outcomes

Marco Scaglione, Maria Clara Leone, Marilena Mugavero
Abstract 197 | PDF Downloads 174 | DOI

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Critical aspects of dystocic delivery and neonatal outcome

Marco Scaglione, Filippo Benanti, Nicolò Iatrino
Abstract 115 | PDF Downloads 101 | DOI

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Dealing with uncertainty. A qualitative study on the illness’ experience in patients with Long-COVID in Italy

Chiara Moretti, Concetta Collaro, Cristina Terzoni, Gennaro Colucci, MariaRosa Copelli, Leopoldo Sarli, Giovanna Artioli
Abstract 896 | PDF Downloads 510 | DOI

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The effects of online Team-Based Learning on undergraduate nursing students’ performance, attitudes and accountability during COVID-19 pandemic

Valeria Vannini, Sara Alberti, Chiara Epifani, Orietta Valentini, Paola Ferri
Abstract 358 | PDF Downloads 308 | DOI

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Which socio-demographic patterns influence nursing managers’ empowerment perceptions among nurses? An investigatory study

Elsa Vitale, Antonino Calabrò, Federica Ilari, Maurizio Ercolani, Rocco Mea, Angelo Benedetto, Donatella Capizzello, Alessia Lezzi, Simone Zacchino, Mirko Marzullo, Stefano Marzullo, Roberto Lupo
Abstract 230 | PDF Downloads 167 | DOI

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The effects of a structured educational program on preparedness for self-employed careers in Italian undergraduate nursing students

Domenico Rocco, Rosario Caruso , Arianna Magon , Ippolito Notarnicola, Alessandro Stievano
Abstract 350 | PDF Downloads 166 | DOI

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Self-assessment the competencies of surgical and critical area nurses. A cross-sectional study

Gaia Magro, Marisa Dellai, Ippolito Notarnicola
Abstract 258 | PDF Downloads 290 | DOI

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Burnout in Pharmacy professionals during COVID-19 outbreak

Eduarda Coelho, Ana Paula Amaral, Clara Rocha, Rui Santos Cruz, Sónia Brito-Costa
Abstract 474 | PDF Downloads 334 | DOI

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Maintainance of diagnostic Laboratory during pandemic emergency (SARS-CoV-2) in a Small Hospital

Antonino Sammartano, Giulia Testa, Luigi Ippolito
Abstract 154 | PDF Downloads 148 | DOI

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The need of an updated culture of “occupational” atopic hand dermatitis in children at the time of COVID-19

Luca Pecoraro, Giovanni Chiaffoni, Giorgio Piacentini, Angelo Pietrobelli
Abstract 357 | PDF Downloads 219 | DOI

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