Nine donations were confirmed positive; 6 of these had travelled to ZIKV-active areas.
Spermatogenesis often occurs away from tumor; findings may aid fertility planning, sperm retrieval.
Drop in ZIKV RNA shedding in semen seen within 3 months after illness onset but can persist longer.
Low sperm counts linked to hypogonadism, higher BMI, hypertension, dyslipidemia, metabolic syndrome
Dimethandrolone undecanoate lowers testosterone; well tolerated, mild effects of weight gain, lower HDL
No worse sexual or urinary function, but incidence of urethral stricture higher than swimmers/runners.
Majority of survey respondents support gene editing to treat diseases but not human enhancement.
Human semen contains 27 different viruses.
The maximum duration of detectable Zika in semen in the study was 45 days.
Men in the treatment group also reported greater improvement in distress relating to intercourse, control of ejaculation, and satisfaction with sexual intercourse.
Researchers tested an automated smartphone-based semen analyzer.
The most common side effects were acne, increased libido, muscle pain, and mood and emotional disorders.
The researchers were able to isolate Zika from the semen sample in a British man recovering from the virus contracted in the Caribbean.
Intracytoplasmic sperm injection linked with lower quantity and quality of offspring's sperm.
Investigators examined semen samples under a microscope and found Zika present in spermatoza as well.
Patient history, including assessment of travel, necessary to assess risk.
While mosquitoes are by far the most common form of transmission, cases of sexual transmission can occur.
After visiting an endemic area, a New York City woman is the first reported case of female-to-male Zika virus transmission.
New study challenges a view that the foreskin is the most sensitive part of the adult penis.
The pathogen appears to attack cells crucial to the developing fetal brain.
Men returning from a Zika-infected area should abstain from sex or use a condom.
After 3 reported cases of possible sexual transmission of Zika virus, the CDC has released interim guidelines to prevent sexual transmission.
Their risk for heart disease and diabetes was, respectively, 48% and 30% higher when compared with fertile men.
Two studies describe sexual transmission from survivor, persistence of Ebola virus RNA in semen.
Vasectomized men, women with vasectomized partner have higher odds of weekly sex.
Correlations also seen for being overweight, obese in adulthood, being underweight at age 18.
Addyi to treat generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder among premenopausal women.
Higher fertilization rates among couples in which male partners have highest intake of poultry.
Almost 1 in 3 not told cancer treatment might affect future fertility.
Amphetamine users were twice as likely as non-users to experience erectile dysfunction.
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