Christine Biermann

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The dietary intake of aspartame, cyclamate, and saccharin was evaluated in Germany (FRG) in 1988/89. In the first part of the study the sweetener intake was evaluated in a representative sample of the population. Complete 24-h records of the amount and type of all foods and drinks consumed were obtained from 2,291 individuals. The total daily intake was(More)
A total of 221 patients from 21 general practitioners was entered in a double-blind comparative study of spiramycin and doxycycline in the treatment of pneumonia and acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis. One-hundred-and-five patients were randomized to treatment with spiramycin tablets for 5 1/2 days and 116 patients were randomized to treatment with(More)
A recent opinion piece rekindled debate as to whether geography's current interdisciplinary make-up is a historical relic or an actual and potential source of intellectual vitality. Taking the latter position, we argue here for the benefits of sustained integration of physical and critical human geography. For reasons both political and pragmatic, we term(More)
Twenty-four patients with advanced mammary carcinoma (stage T4) were treated between 1983-1986 at the Department of Surgery of the University of Bochum, Marienhospital Herne 1. The primary surgical treatment was supported in 18 cases by an ablatio modified from Patey, the ablatio simplex were performed on 4 patients; while a thoracical-epigastric flap was(More)
This study explores the effects of different environmental variables on the accuracy of species distribution models. Forest inventory and analysis data sets were used to generate absence and pseudo-absence points of chestnut oak (Quercus prinus) in the central and southern Appalachian mountain region of the US. We simulate chestnut oak distribution using(More)
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