Does science support infant circumcision?

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about the science and ethics of infant male circumcision. Key words: circumcision, male circumcision, ethics, Brian Morris, public health, paediatric medicine, prophylaxis, vaccination, surgery Introduction According to Brian Morris (2013), “Science supports infant circumcision” and “so should skeptics.”1 It would be more accurate to say that ‘Brian Morris supports infant circumcision,’ and that skeptics can think for themselves. In this… (Search hits: 19 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 694.99)

Do the benefits of male circumcision outweigh the risks? A critique of the proposed CDC guidelines

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Androus ZT. Critiquing circumcision: in search of a new paradigm for conceptualizing genital modification. Global Disc (2013) 3(2):266–80. doi:10.1080/23269995.2013.813282 CrossRef Full Text | Google Scholar 12. Earp BD, Darby RJ. Does science support infant circumcision? A skeptical reply to Brian Morris. The Skeptic. (2014). Available from:https://www.academia.edu/9872471/Does_science_support_infant_circumcision Google Scholar 13…. (Search hits: 12 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 463.33)

Sex and circumcision

…the relationship between sex (in both senses) and infant male circumcision, and draw some conclusions about the ongoing debate regarding this controversial practice (for overviews, see Earp 2013; Earp and Darby 2014). Conclusion: Removing healthy, functional, and erotogenic tissue from a child’s genitals (whether the child happens to be female, intersex, or male) is not an unremarkable affair. Given the… (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 165.48)

Should surgery for hypospadias be performed before an age of consent?

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Available ahead of print online. Adrienne Carmack, MD, Diplomate, American Board of Urology Lauren Notini, PhD Candidate in Bioethics, Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health and Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia and Brian D. Earp, Research Associate in Ethics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK * Abstract Hypospadias is a relatively common genital… (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 165.47)

Female Genital Mutilation and Male Circumcision: Should There Be a Separate Ethical Discourse?

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…the conventional fashion. In the meantime, this document may be cited in the manner suggested on the first page. About the author Brian D. Earp is a Research Fellow in Ethics at the University of Oxford. He holds degrees from Yale, Oxford, and Cambridge universities, including an M.Phil. degree in the history, philosophy, and sociology of… (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 165.47)

The AAP Report on Circumcision: Bad Science + Bad Ethics = Bad Medicine

Brian D. Earp Practical Ethics (University of Oxford), Aug. 30, 2012 For the first time in over a decade, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has revised its policy position on infant male circumcision. They now say that the probabilistic health benefits conferred by the procedure outweigh the known risks and harms. Not enough to… (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 132.38)

Boys and girls alike: The ethics of male and female “circumcision”

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Full text available in PDF format (above) An un-consenting child, an unnecessary surgery: what are the moral similarities and differences between male and female circumcision? This article is an abridged version of “Female Genital Mutilation and Male Circumcision: Should there be a separate ethical discourse?“… (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 66.19)