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.

Magic gel that could put Julie back on song

Magic gel that could put Julie back on song: Pioneering treatment could restore damaged vocal cords | UPDATED: 00:36 GMT, 21 August 2012 She was devastated when her five-octave singing voice was rendered ‘pretty non-existent’ by a botched operation 15 years ago.

Ooh la la! Brummie mother-of-two loses her voice for a month after severe bout of flu and when it comes back she has FRENCH ACCENT

Ooh la la! Brummie mother-of-two loses her voice for a month after severe bout of flu… and when it comes back she has FRENCH ACCENT Debie Royston suffered seizures before accent changeThe mother-of-two feels like she has lost her identity A mother-of-two recovered from flu only to find that her accent had changed from Brummie to French.