The supposed antidepressant properties of semen have been getting a lot of press lately. We decided to find out if splooge will really boost your mood.
Get your mind out of the gutter: we asked a scientist. But first, a little background. Last month, Dr. Lazar Greenfield, president-elect of the American College of Surgeons, touched off controversy when he wrote in the official ACS newspaper that semen could be an antidepressant and thus would make a great Valentine's Day gift. He ultimately resigned. But now the author of the original semen study is stepping up to defend him.