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Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 18 2013

Trollololol, BMJ

So, it is pretty funny that the British Medical Journal is trolling us.   Participants, setting, and design To be eligible participants had to be part of a couple and willing to take part in the study. We carried out a parallel trial with one man and one woman in their own home. It was …

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Dec 09 2013

Just dropping by

Hi there. Just a quick fly-by to say I’m doing some contract work at the moment, generally up to my eyeballs, and haven’t had time to blog. If any regular readers are in London, you might like to know that I’m in Hackney on Thursday night, at the near-legendary BBC Question Time Watchalong ¬†night. I’m …

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Dec 03 2013

Courts must not rule on circumcision, even in Israel

It is difficult to decide what is most shocking about the decisions made by Israeli Rabbinical courts last month. First there is the simple outrage that a mother could be fined for refusing to allow her son to be circumcised, with an additional 500 shekels (around ¬£90) levied for every day she refuses to submit …

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