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