Men"s sperm quality has declined by 38% in a decade – and poor diet and lifestyle could be to blame

Sperm quality has declined by 38% in a decade – and poor diet and lifestyle could be to blame Even in young men, sperm concentration fell by an average of two per cent every yearWent from 72 million spermatozoids per millilitre in 2001 to 52 million/ml in 2011Figures worrying as nearing 'danger level' of 40 million/ml, where conception becomes difficult By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 13:30 GMT, 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:10 GMT, 21 January 2013 Sperm counts are falling at an alarming rate – up to 38 per cent in a decade – with diet and lifestyle largely to blame.

Hay fever marathon: Sufferers endure longest pollen season for 20 years

Hay fever marathon: Sufferers endure longest pollen season for 20 years High pollen season started a week early in late May this year | UPDATED: 23:37 GMT, 15 August 2012 Hayfever hell: Pollen counts high for weeks longer than usual this year Allergy sufferers have sneezed their way through the longest hay fever season in more than two decades.