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More men embrace circumcision in Uganda’s fight against HIV

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  An increasing number of men are opting for medical circumcision as Uganda works toward completely eradicating the AIDS disease by 2030, the Uganda Aids Commission (UAC) has disclosed. Uganda adopted a comprehensive approach in the fight against HIV/AIDS, with medical circumcision being among the …

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Moroto men venture into agriculture to fight hunger

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A group of men in Moroto district have joined forces with their female counterparts to embrace farming in order to increase crop production and put an end to hunger within their families. Traditionally, women and children would carry out farm activities while men were responsible …

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Crisis of men dying

The silent reason shortening the life spans of fathers, husbands, brothers and sons Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | For years, the conventional wisdom has been that a lack of sex-specific health research mainly hurts women and gender minorities. While those concerns are real, a closer look at longevity data tells a …

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Young men and Viagra

It has become new performance ‘tool’ Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | Once solely deemed “an older man’s drug,” Viagra and other erectile dysfunction medications are becoming commonplace in younger men’s lives. But why are these young men relying on this little blue pill when they clearly have no physiological impediment? It’s …

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Why are men at higher risk of cancer?

Biological differences may be at play | THE INDEPENDENT | Cancer of most types develops more often in males than in females, and deaths from cancer reflect this disparity. A new study from researchers at the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) National Cancer Institute has analyzed data for 171,274 male …

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