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WORTH A SECOND VIEW: Daytime Talk Show Disaster

Worth a second listen (and view).

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ZIMBABWE: A familiar fear – one intervention at a time, likely the norm in HIV prevention

Many critics of the African circumcision trials drew the obvious conclusion that a push for male circumcision in Africa and elsewhere would result in a corresponding drop in condom use. In a partially useful risk reduction intervention, such a result … Continue reading

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AIDS PATIENT CARE AND STDS Vol 24 Issue 8: Circumcised men who have sex with men may be more susceptible to HIV acquisition

The latest study to suss out the impact of circumcision on rates of HIV acquisition among gay men has provided some important insights. The general conclusion to be drawn is that the failure to show a statistical difference between circumcised … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIA: Tale of Two Opinions on Circumcision

NOTE: This is a republished “best of” post from 2009. Unfortunately, not all of the links are still live. Sorry about that. Excellent analysis of the latter article below is available from the Intactivism Pages. HIV and circumcision share one … Continue reading

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REPORT: Hygiene is key to HIV prevention rather than removal of tissue by circumcision

New research suggests that poor penile hygiene rather than the removal of specialized tissue, such as tissue densely packed with Langerhans cells, is responsible for the prophylactic effect of male circumcision. [Revised paragraph] The study, published in the latest edition … Continue reading

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