Sub-Saharan African randomized clinical trials into male circumcision and HIV transmission: Methodological, ethical, and legal concerns

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Full PDF accessible here: http://www.salem-news.com/fms/pdf/2011-12_JLM-Boyle-Hill.pdf Boyle GJ, Hill G. Abstract In 2007, WHO/UNAIDS recommended male circumcision as an HIV-preventive measure based on three sub-Saharan African randomised clinical trials (RCTs) into female-to-male sexual transmission. A related RCT investigated male-to-female transmission. However, the … Read More

Not a Surgical Vaccine: There Is No Case for Boosting Infant Male Circumcision to Combat Heterosexual Transmission of HIV in Australia

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Darby, R. and Van Howe, R.S. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Vol. 35, No 5. (Oct. 2011), pp. 459-65. Abstract: Objective: To conduct a critical review of recent proposals that widespread circumcision of male infants be introduced … Read More

More Circumcision Myths You May Believe: Hygiene and STDs

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More Circumcision Myths You May Believe: Hygiene and STDs Is circumcision cleaner and healthier? Post published by Darcia Narvaez Ph.D. on Sep 13, 2011 in Moral Landscapes Also available at https://cdn.psychologytoday.com/blog/moral-landscapes/201109/more-circumcision-myths-you-may-believe-hygiene-and-stds There’s a lot of hype about how circumcision is better for a man’s health. … Read More

Traditional male circumcision in eastern and southern Africa: a systematic review of prevalence and complications

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Article text available above. ABSTRACT: Objective To systematically review studies on the prevalence and complications of traditional male circumcision (i.e. circumcision by a traditional provider with no formal medical training), whose coverage and safety are unclear. Methods We systematically searched … Read More

Neonatal circumcision does not reduce HIV/AIDS infection rates

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SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, Volume 98, Number 10: Pages 762-766, October 2008. Neonatal circumcision does not reduce HIV/AIDS infection rates D Sidler, J Smith, H Rode Also available here. Non-therapeutic, non-religious circumcision is the surgical procedure most commonly published about,1 but substantive indications … Read More

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