Male circumcision campaigns to reduce HIV transmission in Africa are based on systemic racism
World Health Organization-recommended campaigns to circumcise millions of African boys and men to reduce HIV transmission are based
16 days ago - News Medical
To wrap or not to wrap: A retrospective review of circumcision dressing and post-procedural bleeding
Bleeding is an infrequent, but important, complication after circumcision. Our aim was to examine postoperative bleeding events after circumcision comparing patients managed...
3 monthes ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
The Effect of Circumcision on Exclusive Breastfeeding, Phototherapy, and Hospital Length of Stay in Term Breastfed Newborns
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Little is known about the effect of circumcision on breastfeeding in the hours and days after the procedure. Factors with the potential to negatively...
3 monthes ago - Hospital Pediatrics - 2 articles
A contemporary snapshot of circumcision in US children's hospitals
In 2012, the American Academy of Pediatrics concluded the health benefits of circumcision during the neonatal period outweigh the risks. This study describes recent trends in...
6 monthes ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
HIV incidence declines among men, women in Rakai, Uganda
The rate of HIV is decreasing quickly among women and men in Rakai, Uganda, due in part to the scale-up of voluntary medical male circumcision, or VMMC, and ART, according to...
6 monthes ago - Healio
Warning over circumcision ritual after four babies contract herpes
Since September, four infants in New York City have contracted herpes linked to the metzitzah b'peh ceremony, in which a Jewish clergyman uses his mouth to remove blood from...
7 monthes ago - Daily Mail
Penile strangulation injury in children - Reconstructive procedure and outcome
Penile strangulation injury is rare and is usually reported in circumcised children. Damage to Corpus Spongiosum and Corpus Spongiosum by hidden constricting material in penile...
8 monthes ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Assessing the Utility of Urine Testing in Febrile Infants 2 to 12 Months of Age With Bronchiolitis
Background The utility of testing for urinary tract infection in febrile infants with bronchiolitis is indeterminate. Objective The objective of this study was to investigate...
9 monthes ago - Pediatric Emergency Care
Kissing Your Kids On The Lips Is Not Creepy
Did you breast or bottle feed your child? Did you circumcise, or no? Co-sleep or in their own crib from day one? Now that your child is older, do you homeschool, or does your...
9 monthes ago - Scary Mommy
Tell Your Uncircumcised Sons To Clean Their Foreskins
We talk a lot about foreskins when our kids are babies. According to ABC News , only 56% of male infants are circumcised today, though CBS News reports that “the overall rate...
10 monthes ago - Scary Mommy
The headlines of Master Doctor
Curfews, open borders and second waves: DR ELLIE CANNON answers your...
DR ELLIE CANNON: The Mail on Sunday's GP discusses the impact of going home at 10pm, international travel and more in this week's column.
Cover up: Networks punt on bombshell FBI texts, Steele dossier revelations
To no one's surprise, the top morning and evening broadcast network newscasts have yet to utter a word about either of the week's two major bombshells in how the FBI went about...
Charlize Theron Shares Rare Photos Of Family On National Daughter's Day
Charlize Theron shared rare photos of her children, August and Jackson, in honor of National Daughter's Day In early 2012, Charlize Theron quietly welcomed her first child...
With 85,362 New Cases, India's COVID-19 Count Reaches 5.9 Million
With a rise of 85,362 coronavirus cases and 1,089 deaths in last 24 hours, India's tally on 26th of september reached 59,03,932 cases, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare...
COVID-19 Causes Anxious and Upsetting Dreams
There is an increase in anxious and upsetting dreams due to the impact of COVID-19. The study suggests that women's dreams are more strongly affected by pandemic than men's dreams.
Adequate Vitamin D Levels Could Reduce the Risk of Severe Coronavirus Infections
Having adequate vitamin D levels is linked to a lower risk of dangerous complications of COVID-19, including low oxygen levels, unconsciousness, and death, reports a new study.
New, Cheap COVID-19 Test Developed
Researchers have discovered a fast, cheap, and accurate COVID-19 testing method. The new method simplifies testing from expensive reaction steps.
Essential oils for the treatment of fungal diseases
Essential oils are known for their use in aromatherapy and massage therapy. When inhaled or applied topically, these natural products exert beneficial effects on mental health...
Cycling Benefits Diabetes Patients
Cycling is linked to a reduced risk of both all-cause and cardiovascular mortality among people with diabetes, stated a new study.
Study: Less Than 10% of U.S. Population Had COVID-19 Antibodies
Just 9.3% of U.S. adults were seropositive for COVID-19 as of July , based on a nationwide sample of dialysis patients extrapolated to the U.S. population, researchers...