We want to congratulate the headline writer on this BBC article about a recent study showing that circumcision reduces the rate of HIV infection in heterosexual males by 50%: it must have been the highlight of this editor's month to go with "Male circumcision 'cuts' HIV risk." As for the report, experts sound a note of caution:

Dr Kevin De Cock, director of the HIV/Aids department of the World Health Organization told the BBC the results were a "significant scientific advance" but were not a magic bullet and would never replace existing prevention strategies.

Apparently noted circumsion expert Dr. Peter Von Snippedschlong was unavailable for comment.

Male circumcision 'cuts' HIV risk [BBC]