Home > Mental health > Brain > News News All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News See how the world’s first human head transplant will work Human head transplants might not be far off... Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » How brain injury affects you Transparent brains Your brain loves poets, but may not know it A Welsh study suggests that people intuitively enjoy poetry, even if they don't understand why. Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk High mercury levels may be linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a disease that can lead to paralysis and death. SEE: What does the brain of a genius look like? Perhaps the answer lies in one of the greatest minds of our time: Albert Einstein? Lack of empathy may be caused by low oxytcin In a study, people with medical conditions that cause low levels of oxytocin did much worse than a control group on tests of awareness of other people's feelings. Bigger brain just part of the story in human intelligence Study says people got smarter as their bodies evolved to feed more blood to the brain Waking up from surgery with a foreign accent Imagine waking up after surgery with a British, French or American accent. It happens in rare cases of foreign accent syndrome. Compelling clues to causes of dyslexia A new study suggests that people with dyslexia have 'deficits' that are more general, across the whole brain. Knowing the signs of brain aneurysm can save your life When diagnosed, an unruptured brain aneurysm doesn't always turn into a life-threatening situation, and larger aneurysms can be successfully sealed off. People who can't speak get new artificial voices Technology has given people who can no longer speak a new way to restore their voices via speech synthesis, or the artificial production of human speech. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Live healthier Dangerous winter sun » Why female students ignore the risks of indoor tanning Can rooibos protect you from the effects of UVB exposure? Skin cancer always a risk – even in winter During winter, the risk of skin cancer doesn’t disappear. CyberDoc talks to us about when to see your doctor about a strange-looking mole or spot. Did you know? » The 5 saltiest foods may surprise you Craving salt? Your genes may be the reason 10 fascinating facts about salt The one thing that fast foods, whether it be chips, hamburgers, pretzels or fried chicken have in common, is loads of salt.