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African Trial Shows Circumcision “Can Save A Lot Of Lives”

A circumcision trial conducted in Kenya, led by University of Illinois at Chicago professor of epidemiology Robert Bailey, has provided strong evidence that circumcision can indeed prevent HIV infection. In fact, the evidence was so strong that the study’s independent data safety monitoring committee ordered the trial be stopped, so that the uncircumcised participants could […]

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Thousands In UK May Be Infected With Mad Cow Disease

A group of scientists in the United Kingdom has found that 3 out of 12,674 stored appendix and tonsil samples showed evidence of the prion protein associated with vCJD. They urge caution, however, about the way the results are interpreted. The study, appearing in The Journal of Pathology, was designed to help health policymakers estimate […]

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