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Archive for August, 2009

Male snip doesn’t cut women’s HIV risk

Friday, August 28th, 2009 Posted in Medical | No Comments »

  FromĀ  The Australian Circumcision of men with HIV does not reduce the risk of infection for women, according to a study. Male circumcision unleashed a wave of optimism among AIDS campaigners three years ago when trials in Kenya, Uganda and South ...

A Preventable Situation

Friday, August 28th, 2009 Posted in Medical | No Comments »

Willy-nilly circumcision sparks legal fears for doctors

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009 Posted in Medical | No Comments »

By Paul Carter Link to article LAWS protect girls from genital surgery but parents wanting to circumcise boys can "go around willy-nilly chopping up bits of their sons", a state children's commissioner says. ...

Fortunes from foreskin

Saturday, August 15th, 2009 Posted in Medical | No Comments »

Where do all the foreskins go? In fact, when men and boys lose that small ring of flesh in circumcision, the world gains. These gains range from the bizzare to the purely scientific. Apparently, in some parts of Africa, the foreskin is dipped ...

Advance Directives, Self Determination and Newborns

Friday, August 14th, 2009 Posted in Medical | No Comments »

A Federal Law, The Patient Self-Determination Act, has been in the news lately regarding health care reform. The law, which became effective in December 1991, requires that all hospitals, nursing facilities, home health agencies, hospice programs and certain health ...