Latika Hartmann

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Risk-reduction mastectomy (RRM), also known as bilateral prophylactic mastectomy, is a controversial clinical option for women who are at increased risk of breast cancer. High-risk women, including women with a strong family history of breast cancer and BRCA1/2 mutation carriers, have several clinical options: risk-reduction surgery (bilateral mastectomy(More)
Human rights and health care under apartheid in South Africa were studied. Human rights violations, such as detention without charge or trial, assault and torture in police custody, and restriction orders, have had devastating effects on the health of persons experiencing them. These violations have occurred in the context of a deliberate policy of(More)
The oxidative degradation of glucose by E. coli was studied in the Warburg manometer. The pH of the medium was established in these studies at values between 5.5 and 8.0. Analysis of the reaction kinetics by plotting time/consumption curves shows that three consecutive reactions can be distinguished as the substrate is eliminated from the medium: An(More)
It is estimated that there are between 50,000 and 90,000 drug abusers in the former West Germany. IV drug users are the second largest group of AIDS victims after homosexual and bisexual men. From 1989 to 1990, IV drug users up 16.1% of 1425 reported AIDS cases. 52% of 124 female AIDS cases were drug abusers. 4-12 weeks pass from the time of HIV(More)