Amazing video of blind skateboarder spreads online as thousands are inspired by the determination of the Chicago student who refuses to be defeated by…

The BLIND skateboarder whose amazing skills have taken the web by stormTommy Carroll, a student at Northwestern University, has been skateboarding since he was 10 despite being blind from the age of twoA teenager growing up in Glenview, Illinois, he mastered the sport on a local half pipe despite his disability His experiences have led him to meet skateboarding greats like Tony Hawk and the video of his story has now been viewed almost half a million times PUBLISHED: 20:35 GMT, 3 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:05 GMT, 4 February 2013 An online video showing a blind student skateboarding near his Chicago home has made him a star and inspired thousands across the globe.

At last a reason to avoid them! Too many sprouts could leave you in hospital

At last, a reason to avoid them! Too many sprouts could land you in hospital Brussels sprouts are rich in vitamin K, which can interfere with blood thinning medicationThis interaction led to one man from Ayrshire being hospitalised after his condition dramatically worsened | UPDATED: 11:56 GMT, 21 December 2012 They are famed for their impressive ability to produce wind.

HIV: People with rare natural ability to fight AIDS virus have potent "killer" cells that recognise and destroy infection

People with rare natural ability to fight AIDS virus have potent 'killer' cells that recognise and destroy infection ‎ Study has shown scientists how to find and measure 'good cells' that can recognise and kill infected cells, but they still do not know how to generate them | UPDATED: 16:13 GMT, 11 June 2012 It has long been known that a tiny minority of people infected with HIV have a natural ability to fight off the deadly AIDS virus.

Could eating more cheese and milk make you brainier?

Fat lot of good: How eating more cheese and milk could make you brainier Those who regularly consumed dairy performed better on tests of mental ability than their peers Are you feeding your brain the right kind of fatty diet Dairy products such as cheese and milk are among the most reviled of foods, with many experts saying their links to heart disease and obesity mean we should shun them when possible.

Fast walking speed and a strong grip in middle age may help predict dementia risk

Step lively! Fast walking speed and a strong grip in middle age may help predict dementia risk Middle-aged people who walk slowly and have a poor grip could be at greater risk of dementia or stroke in later life, researchers have warned.