Mona Hafezi

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When inspecting the scene the circumstances under which a body is found and the findings on the body surface may give first clues to premortal drug abuse. Besides fresh and/or old injection marks tattoos, underweight and signs of physical neglect, especially after long-term abuse, are mentioned in literature. The incidence of such externally visible(More)
Obesity is associated with low-grade systemic inflammation and plays a key role in the pathogenic mechanism of chronic diseases. This study was aimed to compare serum IL-1ß between obese and non-obese men. For this purpose, fasting blood samples were obtained of fifteen sedentary obese and fifteen non-obese men matched to age and height (34 – 44 years, 170(More)
One hundred consecutive drug death victims autopsied at the Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Freiburg, between 1995 and 1997 were studied retrospectively as to whether the drug users had also consumed nicotine. The study included histological examination of the lung tissue for smoker cells and radioimmunological as well as GC-MS assays of the(More)
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