The headlines this week reeked of déjà vu, reminiscent of previous confrontations and intifadas, as conditions on the ground in Gaza are becoming more and more similar to those that preceded the 2014 war.19:05 05.02.16 | 4 comments
Here in New Zealand, we've been using a device like a rubber band for many years, but on sheep, not people, and not on their foreskins. It's called an Elastrator. The evidence that circumcision has any effect on HIV is shaky at best. One study started to show that it could INcrease the risk to women (already at much greater risk), but that was cut short before it could be confirmed. But never mind, circumcision has been a "cure" in search of a disease for over a century, an intervention looking for an excuse for millennia.