Published in AIDS Weekly, May 10th, 2004
"Circumcised men have a lower risk of HIV-1 infection than uncircumcised men," scientists in the United States explained. "Laboratory findings suggest that the foreskin is enriched with HIV-1 target cells. However, some data suggest that circumcision could simply be a marker for low-risk behaviors.
"In a prospective study of 2,298 HIV-uninfected men attending sexually transmitted infection clinics in India," S.J. Reynolds and colleagues working with Johns Hopkins University found that "circumcision was strongly protective against HIV-1 infection (adjusted...
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