Tag Archives: Gray

A CALL TO ACTION: Lobby the CDC to release the numbers on neonatal circumcision

As the United States starts to fall in line with the rest of the world viz neonatal circumcision, many would like to see the trend reversed. The stats delivered at the AIDS 2010 conference in Vienna, purportedly from the CDC, … Continue reading

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END OF 00s: The decade circumcision without consent gained a new lease on life

(I was going to do an end of year round up type thing. But I think we’ve covered the big stories except for the latest non-sense out of the circumcision camp claiming women just love a circumcised penis. The absurdity … Continue reading

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AFRICA: Why did Wawer et al. stop the study examining HIV infection among sero-discordant female partners of circumcised men?

A nagging concern has arisen in the wake of a recently published study [PDF] examining HIV infection rates in female partners of HIV-positive, circumcised men. The study, authored by Wawer et al., was stopped early, reportedly due to “futility.” However, valuable information may … Continue reading

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Talbott’s Theory Gets Reinforcements

Or Talbott’s Research Grows Legs … Halperin, Gray, Bailey and Auvert (have I missed anyone?) may scoff, but Zimbabwe shows the signs of Talbott’s theory [html, pdf]  in action albeit imposed by forces outside of Western aid agencies. Zimbabwe has … Continue reading

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