A man in UK who was supposed to receive a cystoscopy was accidentally circumcised by doctors instead. The National Health Service said the patient's medical notes were mixed with those of another person before surgery.
Medicine March 27, 2019
A toddler in Italy died from severe blood loss following a botched circumcision at a migrant center. His twin brother was also hospitalized. Police has arrested the doctor who carried out the operation.
Public Health December 24, 2018
A young boy was just 18 days old when a botched circumcision left him with a permanent disfigurement. A jury has now awarded his family with $31 million in damages.
Medicine September 24, 2018
Getting circumcised does not diminish male organ sensitivity or sexual abilities, a new study revealed. The procedure is a subject of debate because some deem it unnecessary, while others say it has health benefits.
Life April 16, 2016
Female genitalia mutiliation is still practiced by families and communities because of individual values rather than social beliefs, a new study reveals.
Life September 27, 2015
Congratulations are in order! Aside from being the first recipient of a successful penis transplant, a South African man is now expecting his first baby.
Life June 12, 2015
South African doctors successfully performed a penis transplant on a patient whose penis had to be amputated three years ago as a result of complications caused by traditional circumcision.
Life March 15, 2015
New guidelines on circumcision states that the procedure helps straight men lower their risk to HIV and sexually transmitted diseases. The release of the guidelines launched a public comment period, where people that oppose the procedure have promised to voice their thoughts.
Life December 3, 2014
Circumcision has its upsides, but it can turn out to be a bad thing in young boys after surpassing age 10 years. Bear in mind, these complications are not life threatening.
Life May 13, 2014