Saturday, June 23, 2007

More on male circumcision as HIV prevention method

Reports in Kenya study suggest approximate halving of risk of HIV infection in men who were circumcised. The results support the findings of the South Africa Orange Farm Intervention Trial, funded by the French Agence Nationale de Recherches sur le SIDA (ANRS) and published in late 2005, which demonstrated at least a 60% reduction in HIV infection among circumcised men.

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