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Hair zinc concentration was measured in centimeter sections of hair strands obtained from 17 mothers after delivery of newborn infants with spina bifida cystica. Thirty unselected healthy mothers and their normal newborn infants served as the controls. In the mothers of the diagnosis group, mean hair zinc concentration (216.2 microgram/g; SD = 43.2) was(More)
Sustainability policies based on the economic rationale of providing incentives to get prices right inevitably place a significant burden on society and often raise distributional concerns. The social acceptability of Germany’s energy transition towards more sustainable generation and usage of energy is frequently the subject of such critical appraisals.(More)
To find common factors for colonic-neoplasias and skin-tags, 157 inpatients, who consecutively had a coloscopy because of intestinal complaints, were intensively examined dermatologically. Regression-analyses showed that the number of colonic polyps were age- (p = 3 x 10(-8)) and sex-dependent (1.9 x 10(-2)) and skin-tags had no influence on the number of(More)
In a representative sample population of 421 two-year-old Frankfurt children studied for vitamin-D nutritional status, only one case of subclinical rickets was discovered. 93.3% of the children have been a regular vitamin-D supplements during the first 12 month of life, but only 32.7% of them continued to receive the supplement beyond the age of one year.(More)
To find common factors for colonic-neoplasias and skin-tags, 157 inpatients, who consecutively had a coloscopy because of intestinal complaints, were intensively examined dermatologically. Regression-analyses showed that the number of colonic polyps were age- (p=3×10−8) and sex-dependent (1.9×10−2) and skin-tags had no influence on the number of colonic(More)
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