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IAS 2009: The perils of success: what if the new HIV prevention methods work?

At the International AIDS Society Conference in July, a session was devoted to preparing for success in the PrEP and microbicide trials. One talking head had this to say on getting people to buy into and utilize prevention approaches that … Continue reading

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NHPC 2009: Report from a member of Intact America in attendance

Above, David Llewellyn and Georganne Chapin speak with attendees at the 2009 National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta,Georgia, held August 23-26, 2009. From David Llewellyn, Esq.: This week I attended the CDC sponsored 2009 National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta, … Continue reading

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NHPC 2009: Physicians woefully ignorant of the foreskin, slightly more ignorant of the belief circumcision “prevents” AIDS

[This is a republished post. I do not know why there is no reference for this report or link to a source. It is highly likely that the percentages cited below have changed. NHPC refers to the National HIV Prevention … Continue reading

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CDC: Circumcision of No Benefit to Gay and Bisexual Men

The New York Times is reporting on a new study to be published Wednesday in The Journal of the American Medical Association. The work reviewed the results of 15 separate studies conducted in eight countries which included nearly 54,000 men. … Continue reading

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RESEARCH: Politics plays a part in research

An object lesson, perhaps first pioneered in the case of infant circumcision and largely still unrecognized in that area, has recently gotten some attention in the media. Advocates for research funds in any disease obviously play politics to get it, … Continue reading

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