The Uncommon Man

July 27, 2005

Circumcision Linked to Lower Rate of AIDS

After noticing a higher rate of AIDS in regions of Africa where tribal or religious cultures did not practice circumcision, a study links this practice to AIDS reduction.

Article: via San Francisco Chronicle - Circumcision May Offer Africa AIDS Hope

Posted by Russell at July 27, 2005 09:48 AM


Interesting story. The headline in the blog should read, I think, that HIV infection is *higher* in regions where circumcision is not practiced.

Posted by: Eric Mankowski at July 29, 2005 02:24 PM

Hey Eric, thanks for catching that. I've corrected the text...

Posted by: Russell at July 29, 2005 07:33 PM

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