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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.
Treatment of abnormal vaginal microbiota prior to embryo transfer may improve reproductive outcomes

Treatment of abnormal vaginal microbiota prior to embryo transfer may improve reproductive outcomes

Molecular tests to detect Zika virus should be repeated more than once in pregnant women

Molecular tests to detect Zika virus should be repeated more than once in pregnant women

What men need to know: Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of prostate cancer

What men need to know: Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of prostate cancer

Study finds link between sleep duration and measure of chromosomal health in sperm

Study finds link between sleep duration and measure of chromosomal health in sperm

New serotypes of Zika virus could appear in near future, researcher cautions

New serotypes of Zika virus could appear in near future, researcher cautions

Genital herpes was inherited from human ancestors

Genital herpes was inherited from human ancestors

Study shows link between obesity and low sperm quality

Study shows link between obesity and low sperm quality

HPV vaccine can improve chances of conception in some women, study finds

HPV vaccine can improve chances of conception in some women, study finds

Phthalate levels in expectant fathers influence sperm epigenetics, study suggests

Phthalate levels in expectant fathers influence sperm epigenetics, study suggests

Bariatric surgery in men linked to frequent sperm aberrations and lower fertility rates

Bariatric surgery in men linked to frequent sperm aberrations and lower fertility rates

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

World Hepatitis Day – gearing towards eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030

World Hepatitis Day – gearing towards eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030

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