Navigation Links
New Article Finds Fault With Pediatric Organization’s Support for Circumcision, Provoking a Formal Response
Date:3/16/2013

Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) March 16, 2013

Human rights attorney J. Steven Svoboda and pediatrician Robert S. Van Howe, M.D. have published a new article in one of the world’s leading journals on medical ethics arguing that the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP’s) position regarding male circumcision lacks credible support. The article, titled, “Out of step: fatal flaws in the latest AAP policy report on neonatal circumcision,” http://jme.bmj.com/content/early/recent, is being published online today, leading off the latest issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics (JME). The US’ premier organization of pediatricians has already arranged for the JME to publish its response in what Svoboda and Van Howe view as an ill-fated attempt to justify the medically and ethically flawed arguments in its policy statement and technical report.

Svoboda and Van Howe criticize the AAP’s apparent cultural bias in favor of circumcision, which they note puts the AAP firmly out of step with world medical opinion on this issue. They argue that the AAP documents suffer from troubling deficiencies, ultimately undermining their credibility. According to the authors, these deficiencies include the omission of critical issues, biased use of the medical literature, and conclusions that are not supported by the evidence given.

Svoboda commented, “The AAP ignores so many important topics that it is hard to know where to begin. For example, the anatomy and function of the foreskin are not mentioned in their documents, even though they propose to cut it off without first considering the harm and pain that result from its removal. The AAP’s circumcision recommendations contradict its own bioethics policy statement, which require
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Spinal cord injury researchers win Apple Award for article on niacin for dyslipidemia
2. UNC study shows potential to revive abandoned cancer drug by nanoparticle drug delivery
3. Applied nanobiomedicine: Exploiting nanoparticles to hunt for hidden cancer cells
4. Nanoparticles engineered at Notre Dame promise to improve blood cancer treatment
5. Article Marketing Company Content Writing King Announces Training Of New Graphic Design Artist
6. Researchers find gold nanoparticles capable of unzipping DNA
7. ArticlesOnTap.com Partners With OnlineLPNPrograms.net To Offer Consulting Services
8. Content Writing King Announces Cancellation Of Experimental Video Creation Process For Their Article Marketing Website
9. Higher energies for laser-accelerated particles possible
10. New nanoparticles shrink tumors in mice
11. UCSB scientists examine effects of manufactured nanoparticles on soybean crops
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... Yesterday, Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Los ... Olsen (R-Modesto) were honored by the California Healthcare ... biomedical science, medical device and pharmaceutical innovation in ... “2014 Life Sciences Champion” award from CHI President ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Four years since the release of their debut recording Love ... of Avasa & Matthew Love – the duo are pleased to ... through White Swan Records on February 24, 2015. , THE ROAD ... available to all of us to walk out of the mire ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 As interest in the ... care gains momentum worldwide, Rev. Eric J. Hall , ... Network (HCCN), will be the keynote speaker on January ... Israel’s public health system. , The conference, “Hope and Resilience: ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Lower-Auto-Insurance.com has released a new blog ... a car for reducing the costs of an auto insurance ... be able to get lower prices for their vehicle insurance policies. ... role in determining policy costs. Because of this, drivers should ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... 2014 The US represents the largest market ... 2013, GlobalData’s forecast estimates that sales of branded therapies were ... to the high incidence of the disease, high drug treatment ... and China. Increased sales of CRC therapies over the forecast ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 3Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 2Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 3Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 4Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 3Health News:Driving Safe And Other Factors That Make Auto Insurance Affordable! 2Health News:US Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:US Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:US Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 4
... For the first time, researchers have identified variations in ... diseases disproportionately affecting African-Americans. This work was conducted by ... by NIH-funded investigators at the Johns Hopkins University. The ... Nature Genetics and will be published in ...
... says, so head, face gear should take priority , , ... school sports need to wear proper safety gear to ... sports medicine at Cincinnati Children,s Hospital Medical Center. ... young athletes: , Mouth guards protect the mouth, ...
... Principal of McCulley/Cuppan and Senior Consultants, Philip Bernick ... "The Genre of the Clinical Study Report in ... of Healthcare: Essays toward a New Disciplinary Inquiry. ... initiates inquiry into the role of rhetoric in ...
... 12 Giant Food,following a recall by MARS Petcare ... and PEDIGREE(R) Large Breed Complete,Nutrition dry pet food products ... these products because of potential contamination with,Salmonella Schwarzengrund., ... -- PEDIGREE(R) Small Crunchy Bites Adult Nutrition 4 pounds, ...
... Living Group Provides New Web-Based Educational Tool, ... their,adult children now have a new online resource ... Assisted Living Week,(September 7-13), Atria Senior Living Group, ... new website to provide important information to the,growing ...
... Specialty Professors (ASP) is pleased to announce the seventh ... are recipients of two- and four-year career development awards ... (USA) Inc., supported by the John A. Hartford Foundation, ... The 12 new investigators funded under this initiative ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Newly found gene variants account for kidney diseases among African-Americans 2Health News:Newly found gene variants account for kidney diseases among African-Americans 3Health News:Newly found gene variants account for kidney diseases among African-Americans 4Health News:Safety Gear a Must to Prevent Kids' Sports Injuries 2Health News:McCulley/Cuppan Consultants Contribute Chapter to the Newly Published Book, Rhetoric of Healthcare: Essays Toward a New Disciplinary Inquiry 2Health News:Giant Food Alerts Customers to Recall of PEDIGREE(R) Dry Pet Food Products 2Health News:More Older Americans Seeking Online Resources to Plan for Their Future 2Health News:ASP announces 2008 T. Franklin Williams Scholars 2Health News:ASP announces 2008 T. Franklin Williams Scholars 3
(Date:1/23/2015)... 23, 2015 Tianyin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... the development and sale of patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized ... ingredients (API) today announced the business and development progress ... 1. Following the September 2014 JCM application (No. ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... DIEGO, Jan. 22, 2015  ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD ... 2014. Revenue for the quarter was $423.0 million, a 10 ... (a 14 percent increase on a constant currency basis). Net ... to the quarter ended December 31, 2013. Diluted earnings per ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015  Profil Institute for Clinical Research, Inc., a clinical ... today a new textbook,  Translational Research Methods for Diabetes, ... leading global scientific publisher. The textbook is ... use in early phase clinical studies of new drugs ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 2TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 3TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 4ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 2ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 3ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 4ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 5ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 6ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 7ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 8ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 9ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 10ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 11New Textbook "Translational Research Methods for Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiometabolic Drug Development" Provides Critical Review Of Current And Emerging Clinical Investigation Methods 2New Textbook "Translational Research Methods for Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiometabolic Drug Development" Provides Critical Review Of Current And Emerging Clinical Investigation Methods 3
Rapid turn-around time, results in less than 4 hours...
... isotopic anemia assays feature ... ,pipetting steps for greater ... the processes ,involved in ... benefit to your laboratory ...
... The ImmunoDOT Autoimmunity Screening Panel ... test for screening and detection,of autoantibodies ... DNA, SS-A/SS-B, RNP/Sm) in serum, and ... diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), ...
... Concepts manufactures slides that are compatible with ... decrease the number of pipetting steps required ... dilutions on the slides. Ask Immuno Concepts ... these slides. These slide formats are noted ...
Medicine Products: