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Circumcision Statistics And Hiv

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MALE CIRCUMCISION (HIV + MALE CIRCUMCISION)

Hey Dr. Bob,Does circumcision of HIV+ guys reduce their risk of transmitting HIV to their female partners?Thanks...Hanging Chad
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,So far there has been only a single randomized controlled study looking at the safety and efficacy of male circumcision in HIV-positive men. This study was never completed, because the data safety and monitoring board recommended the trial... Read more »

Male circumcision and HIV infection

I just can't quite grasp the positive correlation between male circumcision and HIV infection. Why... Read more »

foreskin (CIRCUMCISION)

I often hear conflicting reports on the risk of having foreskin. I've heard that foreskin harbors... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Studies, Releases: PMTCT, Treating Children, Male Circumcision; National Prevention Programs; IDUs

...from Zimbabwe, where researchers designed and tried out an efficiency model called MOVE, aimed at increasing the numbers of male circumcisions by using better techniques, training, equipment and staff," Reuters adds. "In a pilot of the new... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rwanda Launches Male Circumcision Campaign to Help Reduce Spread of HIV

... Rwanda recently launched a male circumcision program in an effort to help reduce the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, BBC News reports. Innocent Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Also In Global Health News: HIV-Positive Students In Taiwan; U. K. Commitment To Zimbabwe; Scientists Discover Faster, Cheaper HIV Test, How Schistosomiasis Drug Works; Africa's Male Circumcision Programs

...resistance to praziquantel" (University of Minnesota release/EurekAlert, 6/23). IRIN Examines Efforts to Increase Access to Male Circumcision Procedures in Southern Africa After more than two years since the WHO recommended that male... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Circumcision and Risk for HIV Transmission and Other Health Conditions: Implications for the United States

... What is Male Circumcision? Male Circumcision and Risk for HIV Transmission Male Circumcision and Other Health Conditions Risks Associated With Male Read more »
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Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/health_medical/article1217831.ece Male circumcision 'lowers risk of HIV infection by 60%' By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor Published: 09 August 2006 It used to be called the unkindest Read more »

HIV and Circumcision

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Toronto Globe and Mail, an Australian team has reported findings that circumcised males are 2 to 8 times LESS likely to contract HIV through the penis. This new research postulates that the foreskin is the primary point of entry for the virus... Read more »

Contaminated Blood from redcross

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
..."More Effective" HIV Prevention, Treatment in India "Should Not Be Lost," NEJM Perspective Says Perspective Piece Examines Male Circumcision as Method of HIV Prevention Zimbabwe Pharmacies Facing HIV/AIDS Drug Read more »

HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Guys i would like to tell you to NEVER ever practice unsafe vaginal/anal/oral sex. Despite the statistics showing that hiv is so hard to get and stuff, still thousands of people are getting hiv through first time contact with the virus. It is not... Read more »