Men are less likely to talk than women with 54% of women having had a conversation compared to 37% of men.
Wirral mum calls on government to help find cure
William, 3, suffers from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Kelly Magee from Prenton wants the government to help research into the disease to take its final steps.
Kelly released something was wrong with her son William when at 2 years old, he wasn't walking. After seeing specialists he was diagnosed with having Duchenne, a degenerative muscle disease for which at the moment there is no cure.
As well as petitioning the government Kelly, 32, is also holding a charity night at Leasowe Castle to help raise funds for research into the disease.
Specialist teams are searching land on the Wirral as part of an inquiry into the disappearance of Steven Preston in 1992.
A four-year-old girl died a day after being hit by a car with her Grandmother in St Helens.
Hundreds of thousands of commuters could be affected by strikes as action over driver-only trains spreads to northern rail networks.
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