Injectable hormonal contraceptive does not raise HIV risk, large trial finds 13 June Abstract Objective Male circumcision has been shown to reduce the risk of HIV acquisition among heterosexual men but the impact among men who have sex with men MSM is not known. One couple agonized over the decision in Family Values: Discussion This is the first study to assess the association between circumcision and HIV among MSM in Scotland, although some study limitations should be noted. New trends and breakthrough thinking in politics, science, technology, business and culture. Short factsheets, providing a summary of key topics. Am J Pathol ;
Further, there was no evidence that circumcision was protective among men who had only engaged in unprotected insertive anal sex in any of the models. Competing interests: Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the survey staff and fieldworkers in each city, the venue managers, their staff and the men who agreed to participate in the survey. This content was checked for accuracy at the time it was written.
In contrast to a recent US study, 15 this behaviour was more common among circumcised than uncircumcised men; and none of the circumcised men who were exclusively the insertive partner tested HIV positive.