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Does Circumcision Prevent Hiv

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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 »

reality of circumcision vs. HIV

I am writing this letter in response to an article I saw on your website.... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

How Did Circumcision Prevent HIV in Clinical Trials in Africa ... And What Does It Mean for the United States?

...male-to-male sexual activity, and the vast majority of heterosexual transmission in the U.S. is from men to-women. While new data on male circumcision as an HIV prevention tool are very promising for some settings, particularly in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UN Recommends Male Circumcision to Prevent HIV

... Today, the World Health Organization and UNAIDS endorsed male circumcision as a way to prevent heterosexually acquired HIV. The procedure removes the foreskin, which includes cells believed to be especially Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times , Baltimore Sun Examine Increasing Practice in Southern Africa of Male Circumcision to Prevent HIV Transmission

... The New York Times on Friday examined the increasing practice in Southern Africa of male circumcision, which can be a "simple and possibly potent weapon" against HIV transmission (LaFraniere, New York Times , 4/28). A study published Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Government Adopts Male Circumcision as a Standard HIV Prevention Strategy

... The Kenyan government has issued a new policy to adopt male circumcision as a standard HIV prevention strategy, Kenya's Nation reports. The Policy on Male Circumcision in Kenya 2008 calls for the Read more »
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Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
... 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 »

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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 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 »

front line

Posted by Anonymous
...financing large-scale efficacy trials on a wide range of other new methods to prevent sexual HIV transmission, including adult male circumcision; female diaphragms, which may help prevent women's acquisition of HIV by preventing viral exposure of... Read more »