Male circumcision: a new approach to reducing HIV transmission
- AIDS-testing guidelines present logistical challenges. Asplund, Jon // AHA News;7/17/95, Vol. 31 Issue 29, p1
Reports on the logistical challenges posed by federal AIDS-testing guidelines developed by the United States National Institutes of Health. Treatment requirements; Chances of HIV transmission from mother to baby; Communication between doctor and hospital on convincing patients for testing and...
- Title. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;Dec2014, Vol. 210 Issue suppl_3, pNP
The article presents the title page of the supplement "Cell-associated HIV Transmission Across Mucosal Surfaces" of the journal, funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health and organization Fond de Dotation Pierre Berge, Sidaction, France.
- Risk and Reward. Klopack, Bryan // Government Executive;Nov2012, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p54
The article focuses on the role of Lynne Mofenson of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) in addressing the problem of pediatric AIDS in the country. The author mentions that Mofenson played an important role in a controversial clinical trial that involved the use of AZT in preventing...
- Celebrating 8 projects that improved our world. Straus, Sharon E. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, p459
The article focuses on various health-related research works in Canada, that have been selected winners of the competition conducted by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ). A research showed that male circumcision can reduce the...
- Celebrating 8 projects that improved our world. Straus, Sharon E.; Leneis, Chaidwick; Graham, Ian D. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, pE132
The article offers information on the competition conducted by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) to acknowledge research on medical care in Canada. Researchers were asked to submit research works in various categories including...
- Study: Adult Circumcision Minimally Effective at Controlling U.S. HIV Transmission. Melloy, Kilian // Attorneys for the Rights of the Child Newsletter;Jun2010, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p20
The article discusses the insignificance of circumcision to reduce the HIV transmission in the U.S. Studies which are conducted in California and Africa have shown that circumcision will minimally reduce the transmission of HIV by removing the foreskin cells that are vulnerable to the virus. It...
- CIHR and Prigent. Williams, Russell; Morin, Yves // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/12/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 1, p64
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "CIHR Appointment Stirs Controversy," by A. Silversides in a previous issue.
- CIHR appointment. Roos, Noralou P.; Baird, Patricia // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/12/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 1, p65
A letter to the editor is presented in response to article "Federal Committee to Review Pfizer V-P Appointment to CIHR council," by A. Silversides in the November 9, 2009 issue.
- Traditional Male Circumcision in Uganda: A Qualitative Focus Group Discussion Analysis. Sarvestani, Amir Sabet; Bufumbo, Leonard; Geiger, James D.; Sienko, Kathleen H. // PLoS ONE;Oct2012, Vol. 7 Issue 10, Special section p1
Background: The growing body of evidence attesting to the effectiveness of clinical male circumcision in the prevention of HIV/AIDS transmission is prompting the majority of sub-Saharan African governments to move towards the adoption of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC). Even though it...