Man left brain damaged and paralysed after vicious attack has "spoken" for the time in 20 years – thanks to an iPad

Man left brain damaged and paralysed after vicious attack has 'spoken' for the first time in 20 years – thanks to an iPad By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:28 GMT, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:59 GMT, 17 February 2013 A man left brain-damaged and paralysed after an attack 20 years ago has been able to 'talk' again for the first time with the help of an iPad.

Cameron and Miliband really are on a different wavelength: People at different ends of political spectrum "use their brains differently"

Ed and Dave really are on a different wavelength: People at opposite ends of political spectrum 'use their brains differently'New study says while parental influence may play a role, being a Tory or a socialist changes how the brain functions The results suggest that liberals and conservatives engage in different cognitive processes when they think about risk By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:49 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 04:20 GMT, 14 February 2013 People at opposite ends of the political spectrum don't just have different views – they even use their brains differently. Researchers have found liberals and conservatives use different parts of the brain when they make risky decisions and these regions can be used to predict which political party a person prefers. The new study by a team of political scientists and neuroscientists suggests that while genetics or parental influence may play a significant role, being a Tory or a socialist changes how the brain functions

Family to be charged 650 a year by council for keeping seven-year-old daughter"s bedroom as a shrine after she died of cancer

Family to be charged 650 a year by council for keeping seven-year-old daughter's bedroom as a shrine after she died of cancerAshes of Becky Bell have been kept in her bedroom – left exactly as it was when she lost her battle with brain cancer in January 2012Parents Julie and Mark have been told it is now a 'spare room' and that they must pay 56 a month from AprilUnder new plans social housing tenants will face 'bedroom tax' if they are under-occupying their houses .

Hillary Clinton will stay in hospital for New Year after blood clot is found following concussion

New fears for Hillary Clinton as doctors reveal blood clot is located between her brain and skullSecretary of state hospitalized at New York-Presbyterian hospital after follow-up exam found the clotWas treated for a concussion earlier this month after fainting while she battled a stomach virusDoctors expect a full recovery and say there has been no brain damage | UPDATED: 04:06 GMT, 1 January 2013 The blood clot that sent Hillary Clinton to the hospital on Sunday is located between her brain and her skull behind her right ear, it was revealed this afternoon. The Secretary of State's doctors say they found the clot in a large vein in her head – though it is in a blood vessel that runs across the surface of her brain and is not in the brain itself. Doctors said Clinton has suffered no brain damage or stroke and that she is expected to make a full recovery

BBC"s Michael Buerk blasted for calling Tess Daly a "bird brain" in blistering attack on "airhead colleagues"

BBC's Michael Buerk blasted for calling Tess Daly a 'bird brain' in blistering attack on 'airhead colleagues'BBC veteran criticised for 'personal attack' on Strictly presenter Tess DalyMr Buerk slammed BBC's coverage of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee river pageant in a Mail on Sunday article calling it 'cringingly inept' | UPDATED: 00:15 GMT, 31 December 2012 BBC veteran Michael Buerk was criticised last night for describing Tess Daly as ‘a pneumatic bird-brain from Strictly Come Dancing’. While many agreed with his view that BBC coverage of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee river pageant was ‘cringingly inept’, they said it was wrong to single out presenters rather than bosses.

We know she is dying, but we still believe in miracles: Heartbreaking story of a little girl"s last Christmas- and the amazing courage of parents…

We know she is dying, but we still believe in miracles: Heartbreaking story of a little girl's last Christmas- and the amazing courage of parents determined to fight brain tumour that is killing her Parents of Amelia Saunders, 4, hope her story will inspire people to donate money to brain tumour research Parents said they sympathise with Sally Roberts, mother of Neon, 7Amelia's tumour is inoperable and medical trials in the U.S failed to help By Emily Hill PUBLISHED: 22:31 GMT, 29 December 2012 | UPDATED: 22:32 GMT, 29 December 2012 Little star: Four-year-old Amelia Saunders has an inoperable brain tumour. After spending a heartbreaking last Christmas with her family, Amelia's parents hope her story can inspire people to donate to brain tumour research Four-year-old Amelia is a firm believer in fairy tales. Her parents Richard and Chantal Saunders believe in miracles, too.

Teenager with spina bifida who was told to "get used to a wheelchair" walks again after pioneering operation

Teenager with spina bifida who was told to 'get used to a wheelchair' walks again after pioneering operation Charlotte was confined to a wheelchair aged 11 and told to 'just get on with it'But expert at Southampton General Hospital was convinced she could get Charlotte standing again Days before 18th birthday Charlotte underwent a complex operation to lengthen the tight muscles at the hips, knees and feetShe can now walk and says it feels 'completely natural' | UPDATED: 09:53 GMT, 26 December 2012 Charlotte Volante on a Jersey beach. Now she is walking her new ambition is to learn how to drive A teenager who was told to get on with life in a wheelchair life because she would never walk again is now walking after a pioneering operation. Charlotte Volante, from Jersey, had been confined to a wheelchair since the age of 11 after being born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus (water on the brain).

The internet is leaving children brain-dead: Inventor warns "Google generation who spend life in front of screens are losing creativity and…

The internet is leaving children brain-dead: Inventor warns 'Google generation who spend life in front of screens are losing creativity and skills' | UPDATED: 22:30 GMT, 25 December 2012 One of Britain's leading inventors has warned that a 'Google generation' who rely on the internet for everything are in danger of becoming 'brain-dead'.

Neon Roberts: Uncle in plea to sister who STILL can"t accept brain-tumour boy needs vital radiotherapy

Put your son before your beliefs: Neon's uncle in plea to sister who STILL can't accept brain-tumour boy needs vital radiotherapy | UPDATED: 11:24 GMT, 23 December 2012 Fighting on: Sally Roberts, the mother of Neon The uncle of seven-year-old Neon Roberts – the boy whose mother Sally has fought a court battle to stop doctors using radiotherapy to treat his brain tumour – has urged her to put her beliefs aside to save her son’s life. And Tony Leese revealed Mrs Roberts’s quest to find ‘alternative’ cures for her son was in part prompted by a doctor’s careless comment that radiotherapy would ‘fry’ her son’s brain. The highly emotive case has pitched Mrs Roberts’s maternal love and instincts against medical science and last week a judge ruled it was the doctors, rather than the mother, who had his best interests at heart

Put your son before your beliefs: Neon"s uncle in plea to sister who STILL can"t accept brain-tumour boy needs vital radiotherapy

Put your son before your beliefs: Neon's uncle in plea to sister who STILL can't accept brain-tumour boy needs vital radiotherapy | UPDATED: 23:17 GMT, 22 December 2012 Fighting on: Sally Roberts, the mother of Neon The uncle of seven-year-old Neon Roberts – the boy whose mother Sally has fought a court battle to stop doctors using radiotherapy to treat his brain tumour – has urged her to put her beliefs aside to save her son’s life. And Tony Leese revealed Mrs Roberts’s quest to find ‘alternative’ cures for her son was in part prompted by a doctor’s careless comment that radiotherapy would ‘fry’ her son’s brain