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Appeal for interviewee – someone who tried to sue their circumciser

2017-07-21T10:41:09+00:00

If you are someone who tried to sue their circumciser, a journalist is interested in interviewing you for a potential article. If you are interested in being contacted by the journalist, please use the contact form below. Many thanks. If no contact form appears below, please use the site-wide contact form giving name and preferred [...]

Appeal for interviewee – someone who tried to sue their circumciser 2017-07-21T10:41:09+00:00

NIssen: Publication bias and the canonization of false facts

2016-09-03T17:45:11+00:00

Silas B Nissen and colleagues, writing in  Physics and Society model the process by which each successive published result shifts the degree of belief, until sufficient evidence accumulates to accept the claim as fact or to reject it as false.  They assert that publication bias influences the distribution of published results and as such false [...]

NIssen: Publication bias and the canonization of false facts 2016-09-03T17:45:11+00:00

Traumatising Events: Infants Deeply Traumatized by Common Medical Procedures

2016-08-22T17:17:28+00:00

By Sayer Ji  Writes on Wake Up World:- A concerning new study suggests that decades of medical procedures performed on infants without pain management has had deeply traumatizing effects. A groundbreaking study published in eLife, titled “fMRI reveals neural activity overlap between adult and infant pain”, demonstrates that the infant pain experience, despite long held assumptions to [...]

Traumatising Events: Infants Deeply Traumatized by Common Medical Procedures 2016-08-22T17:17:28+00:00

Infant circumcision and adult penile sensitivity: implications for sexual experience – Earp

2016-07-28T16:06:16+00:00

Brian Earp, writing in Trends in Urology & Men's Health has covered the the issue of neonatal circumcision and sexual experience. Abstract:- A recent study reported that neonatal circumcision is not associated with changes in adult penile sensitivity, leading to viral coverage in both traditional and online media. In this commentary the author questions the conclusions [...]

Infant circumcision and adult penile sensitivity: implications for sexual experience – Earp 2016-07-28T16:06:16+00:00

Male circumcision: the issue that ended my marriage

2016-07-24T16:13:27+00:00

I was in my kitchen getting my children ready for the school run when my phone pinged. I glanced at my friend’s message: “Maybe of interest...!” I paused on seeing the news report she’d sent – a High Court ruling against a Muslim father’s wish that his two young sons be circumcised. The children in [...]

Male circumcision: the issue that ended my marriage 2016-07-24T16:13:27+00:00

Circumcision Is Unethical and Unlawful

2016-06-26T14:14:35+00:00

Circumcision Is Unethical and Unlawful according to J. Steven Svoboda,     Peter W. Adler and Robert S. Van Howe writing in The Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. Abstract:- The foreskin is a complex structure that protects and moisturizes the head of the penis, and, being the most densely innervated and sensitive portion of the [...]

Circumcision Is Unethical and Unlawful 2016-06-26T14:14:35+00:00

French surgeon fined for heavy sexual damage after circumcision

2016-06-25T13:14:05+00:00

  A Frenchman gets the conviction of the surgeon who circumcised as an adult. The court acknowledged sexual prejudice and moral damage following the lack of information on alternatives to circumcision. Early 2016, the Tribunal de Grande Instance (TGI) in Paris has ruled on a dispute between a patient to his surgeon, member of the [...]

French surgeon fined for heavy sexual damage after circumcision 2016-06-25T13:14:05+00:00

Phimosis video help

2016-06-19T21:14:31+00:00

Phimosis from Richard Duncker on Vimeo. The information contained in this video is to provide anyone concerned with male genital health an overview of the foreskin and an introduction to the conservative treatment of a tight foreskin. The video is designed to enable you to give or withold informed consent to any treatment for a [...]

Phimosis video help 2016-06-19T21:14:31+00:00

Foreskin disease in intact Danish males

2016-06-09T11:48:57+00:00

This study by Ida Sneppen and Jørgen Thorup found that 1.7% needed "foreskin operation" for phimosis.  Given that all those having "foreskin operation" were under 17 most operations for "phimosis" were probably unnecessary. 0.37% had "BXO". Assuming that none of these could be treated by potent topical steroids this would imply that only 1 in [...]

Foreskin disease in intact Danish males 2016-06-09T11:48:57+00:00