How pedal power may help ease Parkinson": Cycling can improve connections in brain regions linked to the disease

How pedal power could ease Parkinson's: Cycling can improve connections in brain regions linked to the disease Scientists say exercising on a bike is an 'effective, low-cost therapy' for the diseaseUS neuroscientist Jay Alberts started research after noticing positive impact it had on partner who suffers from diseaseScans revealed pedalling boosted connections between brain regions linked to movement | UPDATED: 08:14 GMT, 26 November 2012 Cycling could help ease the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, scientists believe.

Identical twins with illness so rare it was named after them can finally speak again using speech machines (and they"ve chosen different accents…

Identical twins with illness so rare it was named after them can finally speak again using speech machines (and they've chosen different accents so friends can tell them apart) Kirstie and Catherine Fields are the only two people on the planet who suffer from Fields Condition, a progressive muscle afflictionAfter losing their voices four years ago, the twins were delighted to each receive an electronic speech machine for their 18th birthday Kirstie chose an Australian accent and Catherine an American one | UPDATED: 15:03 GMT, 12 September 2012 Identical twin sisters with the world’s rarest medical condition have been given the best 18th birthday present they could have wished for – their voices back.

Police investigate racist outburst by passenger on a London bus posted on YouTube

‘They all put fat in their lips and their bottoms and sit down on the sun bed to be black’: Police investigate racist rant against white people by passenger on London bus
Middle-aged black woman”s racist rant lasts two-and-a-half minutes”Free speech. I hate white people. I can”t stand none of you”, she said
Film uploaded to YouTube has been watched nearly 7,000 times

Autistic children should be encouraged to find their "inner voice" to help them cope

Autistic children encouraged to find their 'inner voice' may cope better with daily life, finds study Autistic children find it difficult to develop inner speech skills which could explain why they display some repetitive behaviours Difficulty: Poor communication skills are a core feature of autism spectrum disorder (model) Teaching children with autism to 'talk things through' in their heads may help them solve tricky day-to-day tasks and could increase the chances of them living independent lives when they grow up, say scientists.