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Circumcision, Fidelity More Effective HIV Prevention Methods Than Condoms, Abstinence, Researchers Say April 28, 2006

Posted by tkcollier in In The News, Lifestyle, Science & Technology.
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Circumcision, Fidelity More Effective HIV Prevention Methods Than Condoms, Abstinence, Researchers Say

A study published in the November 2005 issue of PLoS Medicine of men living in South Africa finds that male circumcision might reduce the risk of men contracting HIV through sexual intercourse with women by about 60%. Male circumcision might also reduce the risk of HIV transmission from HIV-positive men to their female partners, according to a study of couples in Rakai, Uganda (Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report, 2/9).

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