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Male circumcision and HIV antiretroviral drugs 'significantly reduce new infections'
An increasing prevalence of male circumcision among Ugandan communities, has been linked to a fall in the number of HIV infections. The practice, in conjunction with more HIV-positive women being given antiretroviral drugs, has brought about 'significant declines' in the disease, new research suggests. The two interventions, observed in rural Ugandan communities, were successful in tightly controlled clinical trials, and have 'real-world implications'. The findings, published today (12 July 2016) in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), are believed to be the first of their kind. Read full article here.