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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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AUSTRALIA: Royal Australasian College of Physicians says newborn circumcision still not justified

When considering routine infant circumcision, ethical concerns have focused on recognition of the functional role of the foreskin, the non-therapeutic nature of the operation, and the psychological distress felt by some adult males circumcised as infants. The possibility that routine … Continue reading

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NOTEBOOK: Medicine, culture, religion, death

Modern medicine, particularly in the United States, has redefined success in treatment. There was a time when the highest objectives of medicine as an art were the relieving of suffering and the comforting of the patient as he faced his … Continue reading

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NOTEBOOK: Medicine, culture, religion, death

Modern medicine, particularly in the United States, has redefined success in treatment. There was a time when the highest objectives of medicine as an art were the relieving of suffering and the comforting of the patient as he faced his … Continue reading

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