Cohort study on circumcision of newborn boys and subsequent risk of urinary-tract infection

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Full text in PDF format (above)   Abstract: Background A decrease in risk of urinary-tract infection is one of the most commonly given reasons for circumcision of newborn boys. Previous studies have reported rates of UTI to be 10–20 times higher in uncircumcised than in circumcised boys. This population-based cohort study followed neonates in Ontario, Canada, prospectively to… (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 33.09)

Effect of neonatal circumcision on pain response during subsequent routine vaccination

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Full text available in PDF format (above) Abstract BACKGROUND: Preliminary studies suggested that pain experienced by infants in the neonatal period may have long-lasting effects on future infant behaviour. The objectives of this study were to find out whether neonatal circumcision altered pain response at 4-month or 6-month vaccination compared with the response in uncircumcised infants, and whether… (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 33.09)