IIt is not said that the journey is more important than the destination.
And for semen, this is certainly the case, according to a new scientific study.
Scientists have discovered that sperms of infertile men are as healthy as fertile men while still in the testes.
But then it has traveled through a number of channels and left the body, it has been damaged, suggesting something strange and poisonous along its way to the outside.
The discovery brings new hope to men who are struggling to become fathers themselves through IVF as well as suggesting a new cause of male infertility.
Jonathan Ramsay, consultant urologist at Imperial College London, who led the study, said: …