Paralysed patients could use their pupils like a pencil to write words

Eye-pad of the future Paralysed patients could 'talk' by using their pupils like a pencil to write sentences | UPDATED: 10:54 GMT, 27 July 2012 Patients who have lost the ability to move could soon be able to communicate by 'writing' with their eyes.

Mollycoddling your children could give them depression, say experts studying the rise in mental health problems

Mollycoddling your children could give them depression, say experts studying the rise in mental health problems | UPDATED: 23:28 GMT, 25 June 2012 We seem born with our personal level of self-esteem pre-set for life Over the past 30 years, our culture has become more obsessed with pursuing an elusive human state called happiness.

Cycling champion Joanna Rowsell: Alopecia spurred me on to gold medal success

Losing my hair has made me a winner: Brave cycling champ, 23, steps on to the podium without her wig after unexpected gold medal Joanna Rowsell has alopecia areata – a condition where the immune system attacks the hair folliclesIt's spurred me on to be even more focused, she says When cycling world champion Joanna Rowsell stepped onto the podium in the Olympic Velodrome on Saturday, she had every reason to be thrilled with her achievement.