Shoes with in-built GPS to track Alzheimer"s patients go on sale in the UK

The shoe with in-built GPS that tracks Alzheimer's patients – and gives their relatives peace of mind Shoe is fitted with a miniature GPS system that allows the wearer’s location to be accurately pinpointedIf they stray outside a set area, relatives can be alerted by text or email Designed to give wearers more freedom to go about everyday life | UPDATED: 16:35 GMT, 16 October 2012 Shoes with an in-built tracking device to locate Alzheimer’s patients have gone on sale in the UK.

Parkinson"s disease could be spotted years earlier by studying a simple voice recording

Parkinson's disease could be spotted years earlier by studying a simple voice recording A team at MIT has developed a computer programme that is able to recognise the tremors, breathiness and weakness in the voiceThese symtpoms are thought to be early indicators of the degenerative conditionStudy leader Dr Max Little is building up a database of 10,000 voices to support his project | UPDATED: 15:05 GMT, 26 September 2012 Leaving a simple phone message could help spot the early signs of Parkinson’s years before serious symptoms develop, say scientists.

Mobile operator O2 hit by nationwide network failure that left users unable to make calls or text

O2 hit by nationwide network failure that has left “millions of users” unable to make calls or text Company uncertain as to what is causing the problem or when it will be fixedNetwork has about 23 million UK customers, but claims not all are affectedBBC newsreader Huw Edwards criticises service on Twitter

The designer baby factory: Eggs from beautiful Eastern Europeans. Sperm from wealthy Westerners. And embryos implanted in desperate women.

The designer baby factory: Eggs from beautiful Eastern Europeans, sperm from wealthy Westerners and embryos implanted in desperate women | UPDATED: 04:02 GMT, 5 May 2012 Above a cheap mobile phone shop in a chaotic street in north Delhi, there is a grimy apartment whose peeling walls are decorated with photographs of adoring mothers nursing their babies.