Cutting remarks exchanged over circumcision

The debate over male circumcision has turned snippy after an Australian advocate's article triggered the resignation of a journal  editor.

Dr Eduardo Garin, a Florida paediatrician, has stepped down as editor-in-chief of the World Journal of Pediatrics in a dispute over alleged conflicts of interest regarding an article written by  pro-circumcision lobbyist Professor Brian Morris, professor emeritus of molecular medicine at the University of Sydney.

According to the website Retraction Watch, Dr Garin had concerns over an article that had been reviewed by a frequent