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In June, the Cologne Regional Court assessed religiously motivated circumcision as an "unlawful bodily injury" and therefore generally punishable.
Wawar and colleagues randomized more than 1,000 HIV-positive men to immediate or delayed (by 24 months) circumcision and asked the 770 men in the study who were married to invite their wives to participate.
He was a shepherd and had just wanted to circumcise by himself due to feelings of shame considering the usual age range for the practice of circumcision in his local area.
Krishna Jafa, PSI Director of HIV, TB and Reproductive Health, said, "With global resources spread thin, we must focus on expanding proven and cost-effective methods like male circumcision to prevent HIV transmission.
To reduce risks and discomfort for the child the Department of Human Services recommends that circumcision be performed:
2011) that examined a comprehensive range of emotional problems, found differences in severity of these between countries, but none would appear related to infant circumcision practice or the prevalence of circumcised males in each country.
A growing number of parents feel that circumcision is unnecessary, since circumcision is not essential to their child's health.
These are the first federal guidelines on circumcision, a brief medical procedure that involves cutting away the foreskin around the tip of the penis.
Veracity and rhetoric in pediatric medicine: A critique of Svoboda and Van Howe's response to the AAP policy on infant male circumcision.
To the Editor: Evidence of the futility of mass circumcision campaigns to reduce HIV sexual transmission in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has been outlined in the SAMJ by former Editor-in-Chief, Prof.
Clinical studies have shown that voluntary medical male circumcision reduces female-to male sexual HIV transmission by 60% and therefore by reducing new HIV infections in men reduces their female partners exposure to HIV.
More than half of male infants born in the United States are circumcised, but the rates of circumcision continue to decline.