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Synonyms for Circumcision

the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite

the act of circumcising

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He dismissed earlier claims that female genital mutilation is also some sort of circumcision, saying genital mutilation does not belong in the same category.
In a nested study comprising 825 wives of men in the circumcision arm and 783 wives of men in the control arm who were followed for 1 year, the respective rates of symptomatic genitourinary disease in the intervention and control arms were 12.
Therefore, investment in effective education programs about circumcision should be increased and designed in such a way that those with lower levels of education hear and understand the message: circumcision reduces the chance of being infected with HIV.
Circumcision is one of the most common surgical interventions performed for medical, social, and religious reasons in many countries including Turkey.
Abstract TUPDC203: Models to increase volumes and efficiency (MOVE) in Zimbabwe's Male Circumcision program
An increase in male circumcision in a South African community coincides with lower overall HIV rates among adult men, a new study finds.
The study estimated the risk for herpes infection following ritual Jewish circumcision during April 2006 through December 2011 in New York City was 24.
The document from the Victorian Department of Human Services provides a guideline for the provision of male circumcision for medical reasons only.
Aren't both, as the forces against circumcision provocatively ask, forms of "forced genital cutting," of "genital mutilation"?
health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports the procedure and health insurers should pay for it.
Cultural bias and circumcision: The AAP Task Force on Circumcision Responds.
Sub-Saharan African randomised clinical trials into male circumcision and HIV transmission: Methodological, ethical and legal concerns.
WHO stated in their research, that the following southern African countries, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Lesotho Mozambique, Swaziland and Zambia have high rates of heterosexual HIV transmission and historically low levels of male circumcision coverage and are priorities for scale-up.
July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most parents expect healthcare providers to answer their questions about circumcision, but they don't want a specific recommendation on the procedure, according to a new University of Michigan C.