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Germany’s circumcision ban ‘worst attack on Jews’


July 13th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) A German court's ban on circumcising baby boys has provoked a rare show of unity between Jews, Muslims and Christians who see it as a threat ... Read more...

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German circumcision ruling raises hue and cry


July 12th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German court ruling in Cologne against circumcision has managed to raise a big hue and cry. Jews and Muslims have come together to protest against the ... Read more...

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South Africa urges circumcision to curb sexual diseases


July 28th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, July 28 (IANS) A top South African health official has emphasised the importance of circumcision to curb the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, especially HIV, the official BuaNews agency ... Read more...

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Arizona Governor vetoes presidential ‘birther bill’


April 19th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Phoenix, Ar19 (ANI): Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that would require President Barack Obama and other presidential candidates to prove their U.S. citizenship in order to get their ... Read more...

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Study: Circumcision lowers HPV risk for women


January 10th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Circumcision has been found to be a very important tool in preventing HIV infection from women to men. How the reverse is true has however not ... Read more...

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Circumcision Lowers Chances Of HPV Risk In Women, Study Says


January 9th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study carried out by American researchers in Uganda has revealed that males who have undergone circumcision have more chances of protecting their female partners against ... Read more...

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To take part in South African festival, circumcise


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 22 (IANS) Believe it or not, men are allowed to take part in a South Africa harvest festival only if they are circumcised. This is an effort to prevent the ... Read more...

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Circumcision in boys could cut HIV risk, say experts


September 20th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 20 (ANI): Experts are supporting the theory that circumcision in boys could cut HIV risk significantly."A wealth of research has shown that the foreskin is the entry point that allows ... Read more...

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Ancient skull unravels early head reshaping practice


July 26th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 26 (ANI): An ancient misshapen skull found near Swan Hill on the Murray River suggests that the inhabitants practiced body modification.The skull, belonging to a tall and solidly built Aboriginal ... Read more...

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Circumcision would do little to prevent HIV in gay men: Study


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Circumcision in gay men would have little effect on reducing HIV incidence, according to a new US study.Circumcision is thought to reduce the risk of HIV transmission by ... Read more...

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Huge circumcision programme gets under way in Southern Africa


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, July 22 (DPA) An unprecedented circumcision campaign covering 13 countries in East and Southern Africa is being unfolded in a bid to break the epidemic of AIDS that is wreaking havoc ... Read more...

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A snip to help babies breastfeed


July 5th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS) Mothers are advised to breastfeed for the first six months of a baby's life, but a simple yet often untreated problem can sabotage their efforts, according to researchers. ... Read more...

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Dutch man accused of ‘circumcising’ daughter


September 3rd, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Sep 3 (DPA) A Dutch man faces a possible six years' imprisonment for having allegedly performed a domestic circumcision on his own daughter, a court in Netherlands heard Thursday. The public prosecutor ... Read more...

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Music ’soothes pain of premature babies’


May 28th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Playing music to babies can help reduce pain and encourage better oral feeding, a new study suggests.The research, published ahead of print in the Archives of Disease in ... Read more...

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Medieval-style ‘rack’ that stretches skin grafts may help treat burns and wounds


May 11th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): Scientists have stretched slivers of skin to twice their size in a week using a robotic bioreactor that is akin to a medieval rack, a technique that could ... Read more...

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Man sues surgeons after willy amputation instead of circumcision!


September 26th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 26 (ANI): A man has sued doctors in the US after they chopped off his penis during his circumcision operation.Furious Philip Seaton, from Tennessee, is claiming that he did ... Read more...

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Estrogen can help prevent HIV spread in men


June 4th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 4 (ANI): The female hormone, estrogen can help prevent the spread of HIV infection among men, say a group of Aussie researchers, who blocked the entry of the virus ... Read more...

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Robin Williams thanks estranged wife for trouble-free divorce


May 7th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 07 (ANI): American actor and comedian Robin Williams has thanked his estranged wife Marsha, for not turning their divorce battle into a messy and expensive affair.Williams and Marsha had ... Read more...

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Robin Williams thanks wife for smooth divorce


May 7th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
London, May 7 (IANS) Oscar winning actor Robin Williams is grateful to his wife Marsha for not turning their divorce into a messy and expensive affair. Contactmusic.com reports that the couple filed ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera retains her fuller cleavage


February 7th, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 07 (ANI): American pop singer and songwriter Christina Aguilera may have shed her pregnancy weight, but she has still managed to retain her fuller cleavage.She was seen showing off her ... Read more...

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Aguilera going “stir crazy” changing nappies


February 6th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 6 (ANI): Just three weeks after the birth of her son pop star Christina Aguilera has admitted on going crazy looking after him. The 27-year-old singer said that she is going ... Read more...

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Baby inspired Christina Aguilera to write her album


February 6th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 6 (ANI): New mum Christina Aguilera has revealed that her newborn son Max has inspired her to write her next album.On the day of the release of her new ... Read more...

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Christinas newborn son circumcised


January 22nd, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Christina Aguilera's newborn Max was initiated into the Jewish faith with his circumcision in a ritual Hebrew ceremony called bris at her Beverly Hills home.The event is the ... Read more...

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Circumcision does not reduce enjoyment of sex: Study


January 8th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 08 (ANI): Circumcision has been recommended as an efficient way to reduce HIV transmissions. However, fears that they will not be able to enjoy sex or that that their performance ... Read more...

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