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A Surprising Prevention Success: Why Did the HIV Epidemic Decline in Zimbabwe?

Daniel Halperin and colleagues examine reasons for the remarkable decline in HIV in Zimbabwe, in the context of severe social, political, and economic disruption.

The Strong Protective Effect of Circumcision against Cancer of the Penis

Male circumcision protects against cancer of the penis, the invasive form of which is a devastating disease confined almost exclusively to uncircumcised men. Major etiological factors are phimosis, balanitis, and high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV), which are more prevalent in the glans penis and coronal sulcus covered by the foreskin, as well as on the penile shaft, of...

Male circumcision, religion, and infectious diseases: an ecologic analysis of 118 developing countries

Both religious practices and male circumcision (MC) have been associated with HIV and other sexually-transmitted infectious diseases. Most studies have been limited in size and have not adequately controlled for religion, so these relationships remain unclear. We evaluated relationships between MC prevalence, Muslim and Christian religion, and 7 infectious diseases using country...

A 'snip' in time: what is the best age to circumcise?

Brian J Morris 0 Jake H Waskett 2 Joya Banerjee 1 Richard G Wamai 7 Aaron AR Tobian 6 Ronald H Gray 6 Stefan A Bailis 5 Robert C Bailey 4 Jeffrey D Klausner 9 Robin J Willcourt 8 Daniel T Halperin 3