Prevalence of Female Circumcision among Young Women in Beni-Suef, Egypt: A cross sectional study
Female circumcision is a deeply-rooted practice in Egypt with deblitating physical and psychological consequences. During the last two decades there have been sincere efforts...
17 days ago - Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Circumcising newborn boys increases their risk of cot death
Researchers from the University of Sheffield believe this may explain why cot death, which kills around 300 babies in the UK and 3,500 every year in the US, is more common in boys.
18 days ago - Daily Mail
Medical male circumcision averts new HIV infections, saves costs in Zimbabwe
Voluntary medical male circumcision may save costs in the long term and has already impacted the future of Zimbabwe's HIV epidemic by averting new infections, according to a...
27 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
It's Time To Find A Pediatrician For Your Baby
MIND Plan ahead for peace of mind. Are you going to create a birth plan for how you'd like your delivery to go? Remember you need to stay flexible, because things during labor...
1 month ago - Scary Mommy
We Talked to a Guy Who Tried to Circumcise Himself. Here's Why He Did It
As part of his conversion to Judaism, Brian D. Johnson was told he had to extract one symbolic drop of blood from his penis. It didn't go well.
1 month ago - Mens health
How Does Circumcision Really Affect Your Sex Life? Here Are the Facts
A growing number of guys are speaking out against what they see as a cruel and barbaric practice. But how much does it actually affect your sex life?
1 month ago - Mens health
Circumcision Reduces Risk for UTI in Infants with Hydronephrosis
Neonatal circumcision decreased risk for urinary tract infection in the first year of life by 64% in boys with hydronephrosis.
2 monthes ago - Journal Watch - 3 articles
Newborn Circumcision Tied to Lower UTI Rate in Boys With Hydronephrosis
Circumcision is associated with a significantly lower rate of urinary tract infection among infant boys with hydronephrosis, researchers in Washington say. Reuters Health...
2 monthes ago - Medscape
Letter to the Editor
Raveenthiran places the introduction of circumcision as a consequence of wars between the early civilisations of Egypt and Asia Minor. However, there is ample evidence to show...
2 monthes ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Some Danes seek to limit male circumcision to 18 and over
A Danish group says a citizens' initiative seeking to set a minimum age of 18 for non-medical male circumcision in Denmark has gathered the required 50,000 signatures to send...
2 monthes ago - ABC News
The headlines of Master Doctor
Treating Type 2 diabetes with this traditional Thai herbal extract
Mathurameha, also known as Mathura Meha, is a traditional herbal formula used as alternative treatment for people with diabetes in Thailand. In a study published at BMC...
Women whose mothers live to the ripe old age of 90 are 25% more likely to...
Scientists at the University of California, San Diego, believe genetics may play a key role. Yet they also speculate that healthy behaviours passed onto younger generations...
Secondhand Smoke in Childhood May Up the Risk of Arthritis in Later Life
Exposure to secondhand smoke in childhood is associated with arthritis risk, finds a new study.
Componds Present in Vegetables May Help Prevent Colon Cancer
Chemical compounds produced by vegetables like cabbage, kale, and broccoli may protect us from colon cancers, finds a new study.
Radar May Replace Stethoscopes: Study
New method to identify and diagnose heart sounds using radar may replace stethoscopes in near future, finds a new study.
Marital spats may cause disease: Couples who argue have higher levels of...
Researchers from Ohio State University also found that hostile married couples are more at risk of leaky guts and inflammation if one of the spouses has a history of depression.
Ebola fears in the Democratic Republic of Congo raised
Professor Paul Hunter, of the University of East Anglia, admitted this poses ‘substantial' problems for aid workers battling round-the-clock to contain the outbreak.
Artificial Placenta Created by Scientists May Give New Insights into Some...
Synthetic placenta devised can help give new insights into some vital research issues, finds a new study.
Combining three blood pressure drugs into a single pill is 20% more effective
Dr Ruth Webster, of the George Institute for Global Health in Australia, said: 'Our results could help millions of people globally reduce their blood pressure and their risk of...
Perrigo to split off pharma business
Perrigo has announced plans to split off its drug business into a separate entity.