Does science support infant circumcision?

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…saga of the world’s most popular surgery. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 183(17), 1961-1962. 15 Taylor, J. R., Lockwood, A. P., & Taylor, A. J. (1996). The prepuce: specialized mucosa of the penis and its loss to circumcision. British Journal of Urology, 77(2), 291-295. 16 Werker, P. M., Terng, A. S., & Kon, M. (1998). The prepuce free flap: dissection feasibility… (Search hits: 59 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 1952.46)

Does Male Circumcision Adversely Affect Sexual Sensation, Function, or Satisfaction? Critical Comment on Morris and Krieger (2013)

…http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyr181 [15] Sorrells, M.L., Snyder, J.L., Reiss, M.D., et al. (2007) Fine-Touch Pressure Thresholds in the Adult Penis. British Journal of Urology International, 99, 864-869. [16] Waskett, J.H. and Morris, B.J. (2007) Fine-Touch Pressure Thresholds in the Adult Penis. British Journal of Urology International, 99, 1551-1552. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1464-410X.2007.06970_6.x [17] Young, H. (2007) Fine-Touch Pressure Thresholds in the Adult Penis. British Journal… (Search hits: 49 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 1621.53)

The foreskin: Why is it such a secret in North America?

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…between relevant entries in an American medical encyclopedia and a very similar-looking British medical encyclopedia: ` Both contained nearly the same information — basically, highlights of what I’m covering in this post — but the American version was written with a completely neutral tone whereas the British one had a distinct note of relief at the news that Americans are… (Search hits: 23 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 761.13)

Libertarianism and circumcision

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…of more than one third in unfulfilled sexual need, and a fourfold increase in dyspareunia, or painful intercourse (71)25. A similar preliminary poll conducted from 1993 to 1996 and published in 1999 in the British Journal of Urology International surveyed 546 circumcised American men, 94% of whom were circumcised in infancy; 61% of respondents reported sensory deficit leading to sexual… (Search hits: 19 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 661.85)

Circumcision: A Medical or a Human Rights Issue?

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community was presenting one pathology after another to support amputation of the foreskin, its European counterpart began to research the normal structure and function of the external male genitalia. Anatomy and physiology offer new insight Medical enlightenment began in 1949 with publication in the British Medical Journal of Dr. Douglas Gairdner’s classic article, “The Fate of the Foreskin” (<a… (Search hits: 18 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 595.66)

Male Circumcision and the Rights of the Child

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…the foreskin is normal, healthy tissue, and its adherence to the glans serves the important function of protecting the glans from urine and faeces in infancy and early childhood. Subsequently, the British National Health Service discontinued payment for the surgery and the practice ceased. See D. Gairdner, “The Fate of the Foreskin,” British Medical Journal, Vol. 2, 1949, p…. (Search hits: 17 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 562.57)

Circumcision Decision: Male circumcision rates in Utah decline as parents reconsider the procedure

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…II began. But British doctors were less united on the efficacy of the surgery than American professionals, and zealots were few. Dr. Robert Darby, an Australian historian who has studied circumcision since the late 1990s, said the crown’s finances played a key role in eliminating the practice. Still reeling from the war’s financial impact, the impoverished British government opted to… (Search hits: 16 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 529.48)

The Troubled History of the Foreskin

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surgery for the same reason when he was three. Other late complications include a second surgery to correct an incomplete circumcision, a rotated penis, recurrent phimosis, and concealment of the penis by scar tissue, a condition commonly known as buried penis. The AAP acknowledges some uncertainty surrounding the data on risks, but not in a way that a parent looking… (Search hits: 15 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 496.39)

How Male Circumcision Harms Women

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…connection between unnecessary female sexual surgery and male circumcision? Virtually all cultures that widely practice unnecessary female sexual surgery also practice unnecessary male sexual surgery, and men control both practices. Such is the case in the United States. In Europe where circumcision is rare, the rate of unnecessary female sexual surgery is much lower. In addition, it seems that circumcised… (Search hits: 15 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 496.39)

The Prepuce

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Disclaimer: anatomical photographs are included in the PDF version (above). These have been redacted from the text below. by C.J. COLD and J.R. TAYLOR British Journal of Urology, Volume 83, Suppl. 1: Pages 34-44, January 1999. Introduction The prepuce is a common anatomical structure of the male [1] and female [2] external genitalia of all human and… (Search hits: 11 in body, 0 in title, 0 in tags. Score: 430.2)