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.

Miscarriage risk: Hormone test can reveal if pregnancy is viable

How a simple hormone test can reveal early on in pregnancy if women are at risk of miscarriage Measuring a woman's progesterone levels early in pregnancy could indicate if they were likely to reach full-term The test was most accurate when combined with an ultrasound | UPDATED: 15:54 GMT, 28 September 2012 One in three women experience abdominal pain or vaginal bleeding at the start of their pregnancies, which can be symptoms of miscarriage.