Category Archives: Medicine

MILITARY TECH: Catastrophic penile injuries and regenerative medicine

For years, politicians and pundits have justified military spending and war to the skeptical civilian by the assertion that from these necessary evils spring new and life-changing civilian applicable technologies. No example is clearer than the internet itself. Whether the … Continue reading

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Intactivism for 2012: Prevention and Restoration

Most people I worked with this last year will tell you it was a tough year for intactivism. Not all of the setbacks were caused by our opponents, either. There were missteps and unexpected unintended consequences resulting from a few … Continue reading

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DENMARK: Circumcision associated with sexual dysfunction in men and women

UPDATE: Download paper here. Int J Epidemiol. 2011 Jun 14. [Epub ahead of print] Male circumcision and sexual function in men and women: a survey-based, cross-sectional study in Denmark. Frisch M, Lindholm M, Grønbæk M. Source Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens … Continue reading

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AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE: Male Circumcision and HIV Prevention: Insufficient Evidence and Neglected External Validity

The American Journal of Preventive Medicine has recently published a discussion on the “external validity” of the three African randomized control trials that examined circumcision as a preventive measure for HIV infection. The nutshell version of this discussion is that … Continue reading

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AAP 2010 Annual Conference Report and an Epilogue on the Future of MC_HIV

About a month ago, I attended the AAP annual conference in San Francisco at the invitation of Marilyn Milos to help out with the NOCIRC booth. I spent three days there with Marilyn, John Geisheker, and Steve Scott (NOCIRC-Utah) where … Continue reading

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