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 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. Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » How brain injury affects you Transparent brains 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. Brain scan may reveal if comatose patients can be revived A brain scan that measures energy use shows promise in helping doctors identify patients who can be treated to help them communicate and prevent suffering. Users' questions to CyberShrink on mental health Health24.com’s CyberShrink Professor Michael Simpson answers questions on mental wellbeing Joost takes part in exclusive international drug trial Joost van der Westhuizen has shown promising response to medication that's exclusively been made available to celebs with MND or ALS. How the 'love hormone' affects your social interactions Oxytocin, known as the "love hormone", triggers a marijuana-like response in the brain and can improve feelings of motivation and happiness and boost social interactions. Real life story: living with the rare disease Dysautonomia Lee Wiltshire is one of very few people in South Africa who suffer from Dysautonomia, a debilitating and rare disease that affects the autonomic nervous system. This is her story. Gamblers encouraged by 'feeling good' If you're feeling like things have been going your way lately, you may want to keep a tighter grip on your wallet, researchers say. Is there any difference between male and female brains? A study using MRI scans of more than 1,400 brains indicates that human brains do not belong to one to two distinct categories, male and female. Multiple sclerosis linked to low vitamin D Studies have found an association between a person's level of vitamin D and MS, a debilitating autoimmune disease that affects nerves in the brain and spinal cord. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Update on Equazen acquisition by Flordis South Africa 2016 When lice just keep coming back! Cipla Community Hero: Ana Rocha Innovation in Diabetes Care Live healthier Did you know? » Allergies less common in kids who suck their thumbs Two-dose chickenpox shot gets the job done What nits and lice look like in your hair 5 diseases your child can pick up at school School is a place for learning, but it also creates the perfect environment for an infectious disease to spread like wildfire. Healthy legs » The results you should know from the Healthy Legs Survey Could your job be causing varicose veins? Varicose veins? Don't do these exercises 5 stages of vein disease Weak or damaged valves in the veins can cause varicose veins.