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Semen is an organic fluid, also known as seminal fluid, that usually contains spermatozoa. It is secreted by the gonads (sexual glands) and other sexual organs of male or hermaphroditic animals and can fertilize female ova. The process of discharge is called ejaculation.
Ebola virus RNA can persist in semen of survivors two years after infection, researchers say

Ebola virus RNA can persist in semen of survivors two years after infection, researchers say

Sexual transmission of Zika virus reported in Florida

Sexual transmission of Zika virus reported in Florida

HIV transmission among gay partners may be prevented using medication, finds new study

HIV transmission among gay partners may be prevented using medication, finds new study

Effects of declining sperm counts on fertility, mortality and disease patterns in geographical areas: Study

Effects of declining sperm counts on fertility, mortality and disease patterns in geographical areas: Study

New DNA-based vaccine protects testes, sperm from Zika-related damage in mouse models

New DNA-based vaccine protects testes, sperm from Zika-related damage in mouse models

Novel technique analyzes sperm morphology and motility in embryo formation process

Novel technique analyzes sperm morphology and motility in embryo formation process

Increase in male partner’s age associated with decline in cumulative live birth rate, study finds

Increase in male partner’s age associated with decline in cumulative live birth rate, study finds

Live birth outcome affected by age of male partner, study shows

Live birth outcome affected by age of male partner, study shows

Researchers study Lassa fever patient's immune response and viral persistence

Researchers study Lassa fever patient's immune response and viral persistence

Nagoya University research identifies skin disease inherited as germline mutation from father

Nagoya University research identifies skin disease inherited as germline mutation from father

Reliable clinical assay detects Zika virus from semen samples

Reliable clinical assay detects Zika virus from semen samples

Sperm epigenetics and fertility

Sperm epigenetics and fertility

New Cap-Score Sperm Function Test can be game changer for physicians who treat infertility

New Cap-Score Sperm Function Test can be game changer for physicians who treat infertility

Spermidine supplement may prolong lifespan, prevent liver fibrosis and cancer

Spermidine supplement may prolong lifespan, prevent liver fibrosis and cancer

Study shows how interplay between semen and female reproductive tract could impact fertility

Study shows how interplay between semen and female reproductive tract could impact fertility

SLU researchers predict potential high-risk areas for Zika virus transmission in the U.S.

SLU researchers predict potential high-risk areas for Zika virus transmission in the U.S.

Pre-existing immunity to dengue virus modulates T cell response to Zika infection

Pre-existing immunity to dengue virus modulates T cell response to Zika infection

Walnut-enriched diet may improve sperm quality, animal research suggests

Walnut-enriched diet may improve sperm quality, animal research suggests

Carotenoids increase attractiveness but not actual health, study shows

Carotenoids increase attractiveness but not actual health, study shows

Quest Diagnostics introduces new HBV test service to help evaluate patient’s response to drug therapies

Quest Diagnostics introduces new HBV test service to help evaluate patient’s response to drug therapies