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Wavering Doctoral Advice Leads To Fewer Circumcisions
2013-08-22 12:32:30

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report from the CDC's  National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) found the rate of hospital circumcisions has declined over the past 30 years. According to the government report, the percentage of circumcisions for newborn boys in the US has declined by 10 percent overall from 1979 to 2010, with the highest point in 1981 at 64.9 percent and the lowest in 2007 at 55.4 percent. The report was based on data from the National...

2013-05-20 23:23:59

Dr. Michael Goodman, renowned feminine cosmetic genital surgeon, author, and lecturer has been named to the advisory board of Labiaplastysurgeon.com. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Widely regarded as a medical expert in the sub-specialty field of female genital plastic surgery and women´s sexual health, Dr. Goodman today announced that he has joined the Advisory Board of http://www.labiaplastysurgeon.com, the nationally ranked web portal dealing with woman´s sexual...

2013-05-02 23:01:07

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) draws protestors to New Orleans convention. Intact America calls circumcision “an unnecessary, inherently risky surgery that violates boys´ human rights.” Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Intactivists are gathering in New Orleans this weekend to call upon members of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) to join the global medical community´s movement away from neonatal male...

2013-04-16 13:50:22

Study examines changes in the penis microbiome Male circumcision reduces the abundance of bacteria living on the penis and might help explain why circumcision offers men some protection against HIV, according to a study led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Removing the foreskin caused a significant shift in the bacterial community or microbiome of the penis, according to a study published today by the online journal mBio. This international collaboration...

2013-03-28 23:02:49

When passers-by see a crowd of men in bloodstained white coveralls posing on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol this week, they will be witnessing a provocative new tactic in the growing movement to abolish the circumcision of children. The “Bloodstained Men” protest their circumcisions by performing political theater in white coveralls with bloody crotches symbolizing the genital wounds that were forced upon them in childhood. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 * A growing...

2013-03-16 23:00:07

Human rights attorney J. Steven Svoboda and pediatrician Robert S. Van Howe, M.D. have published a new article in one of the world´s leading journals on medical ethics arguing that the American Academy of Pediatrics´ (AAP´s) position regarding male circumcision lacks credible support. The article leads off the latest issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics (JME) and has already led the AAP to arrange for the JME to publish its response in what Svoboda and Van Howe see as an...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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