News tagged with circumcision
"Should I, shouldn't I?" That's the question that 31-year-old Kabo Moeti ponders as he waits outside a clinic in a Botswana village, where he's considering getting circumcised.
HIV & AIDS May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Male circumcision is the best way to prevent new HIV infections in the military, the head of US anti-AIDS efforts told a gathering of top army brass from Africa, Eastern Europe and central Asia.
HIV & AIDS May 07, 2012 | 2 / 5 (4) | 0
A new analysis led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that circumcision before a male's first sexual intercourse may help protect against prostate cancer. Published early online in Cancer, a peer ...
Cancer Mar 12, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Penile cancer, HIV, HPV, syphilis and kidney inflammation are among a number of medical conditions whose risk can be lowered by the practice of infant male circumcision, says a study led by the University of Sydney.
Health Mar 02, 2012 | 1.5 / 5 (8) | 6
The level of HIV-1 in the blood of an HIV-infected partner is the single most important factor influencing risk of sexual transmission to an uninfected partner, according to a multinational study of heterosexual couples in ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A collection of nine new articles to be published in PLoS Medicine and PLoS ONE, in conjunction with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief ( ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 2
In sub-Saharan Africa, couples in long-term relationships where one partner is HIV-positive and the other is HIV-negative (HIV serodiscordant couples) could benefit from anti-AIDS drugs (antiretroviral therapy) given either ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
According to Anna R. Giuliano, Ph.D., program leader in cancer epidemiology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues in the Netherlands, earlier circumcision of males in South Africa may be a positive step ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 06, 2011 | 1 / 5 (2) | 3
Johns Hopkins infectious disease experts say the medical benefits for male circumcision are clear and that efforts in an increasing number of states (currently 18) to not provide Medicaid insurance coverage for male circumcision, ...
Health Oct 04, 2011 | 2 / 5 (4) | 2
California has banned local authorities from outlawing male circumcision, striking a final blow to a San Francisco group that had hoped to put the matter to a popular vote.
Health Oct 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 2
(AP) -- California's governor has signed a bill that that will prevent local governments from banning male circumcision.
Health Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A judge on Thursday struck a measure from the city's November ballot that called for a ban on most circumcisions of male children, saying the proposed law violates the U.S. Constitution's guarantee ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 39
A University of North Carolina-led international study shows that among Kenyan men, circumcision is associated with a lower prevalence of human papillomavirus-associated precancerous lesions of the penis. Human papillomavirus ...
Cancer Jul 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A campaign to encourage African men to get circumcised to prevent infection by HIV gained a powerful boost Wednesday by three new studies unveiled at the world AIDS forum in Rome.
HIV & AIDS Jul 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 9
Scientists have now provided revolutionary tools to roll back HIV but only a major funding boost, supported especially by emerging giant economies, will determine the outcome, experts say.
HIV & AIDS Jul 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0