viruses http://kplu.org en Research: Circumcision might protect against prostate cancer http://kplu.org/post/research-circumcision-might-protect-against-prostate-cancer <p>Researchers studying men in Seattle have found more evidence that sexual behaviors and cancer may be linked. In this case, they&rsquo;re looking at prostate cancer.</p><p>The connection is through viruses and circumcision&#39;s role in possibly limiting some infections.</p><p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 19:24:58 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 4395 at http://kplu.org Feds fret over publication of virus information, but should they? http://kplu.org/post/feds-fret-over-publication-virus-information-should-they <p>The <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2011/12/20/health/AP-US-MED-Bird-Flu.html?_r=1&amp;hp" target="_blank">U.S. government is opposing full publication </a>by scientists of methods used to create a mutant form of bird influenza based on the fear it could be used by terrorists to launch a deadly pandemic.</p><p>There are a few reasons why, as reasonable as this may sound, many see the government&rsquo;s position as unworkable and inappropriate.</p><p><a href="http://humanosphere.kplu.org/2011/12/to-publish-and-perish-scientists-create-scary-new-flu-bug/"><strong>Read more on Humanosphere.</strong></a></p><p> Wed, 21 Dec 2011 00:34:47 +0000 Tom Paulson 3514 at http://kplu.org Feds fret over publication of virus information, but should they?