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Video games could soon replace pills in treating Alzheimer"s disease and depression

A company spun out of UCSF's Neuroscape lab is developing video games to treat Alzheimer's, ADHD, depression and other cognitive diseases......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 12th, 2017

College Scholarships for Video Games? It"s Happening

Some schools are treating esports as traditional athletics — complete with recruiting, on-campus arenas and scholarships to entice students......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcJun 20th, 2017

Another Potential Alzheimer"s Disease Treatment Bites the Dust: What"s Next?

Merck's verubecestat becomes the latest casualty in treating Alzheimer's disease. Is there any hope in sight for this dreaded disease?.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 15th, 2017

Casinos" Demographic Problem: How To Replace Older Slot Players

Younger people go to casinos, but they don't like to gamble as much. Some casinos are testing slot machines that are more like video games — but these new machines still have some kinks to work out. Younger people go to casinos, but they don't lik.....»»

Category: topSource: nprDec 16th, 2016

Flickering lights could be key to treating Alzheimer"s, according to a mouse study

Daniel Goodman / Business InsiderStrobe lighting has been shown to reduce levels of the toxic proteins seen in Alzheimer’s disease, in findings that raise the tantalising possibility of future non-invasive treatments for the disease. The study, in m.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 8th, 2016

Solanezumab And The History Of The Future Of Treating Alzheimer"s Disease

When Lilly releases the results of Expedition 3, the Alzheimer's field may once again experience how progress in treating this disease is conjoined to vexing challenges. How do we make sense of the treatment’s benefit? This question sustains a decades o.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 11th, 2016

A big Alzheimer"s drug trial is about to offer real hope for treating the disease — or crush it

Alvin Gogineni, Genentech / NIH Scientists at Eli Lilly are racing to wrap up a clinical trial on a drug that could be the first major advance in treating Alzheimer's in more than a decade — or a crushing reminder of why the memory-destroying diseas.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 14th, 2016

The Next Medical Breakthrough for Treating Alzheimer"s Could Come From Roundworms

Roundworms can protect themselves in the same way human neurons can......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek10 hr. 19 min. ago

Assessing The Pipeline For Alzheimer"s Disease (Part I: Anti-Amyloid Antibodies)

Assessing The Pipeline For Alzheimer"s Disease (Part I: Anti-Amyloid Antibodies).....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaOct 13th, 2017

How Superstar DJ and Entrepreneur Steve Aoki Created the First Skill-Based Casino Video Gambling Game

An exclusive interview with the superstar DJ, musician, producer, and entrepreneur Steve Aoki on his foray into casino gambling games... and how he runs his business empire......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 13th, 2017

Reducing Risk of Alzheimer"s disease

Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia; in fact it is the most common type of dementia. Around 70% cases of dementia are that of Alzheimer's disease......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 12th, 2017

3 Stocks Building on Millennial Trends

Millennials love shopping online, being social, and playing video games......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 10th, 2017

This new Acer laptop can play games without emptying your wallet

The Acer Predator Helios 300 promises a lot of gaming for not a lot of money. Can they deliver on their promise of affordability AND keep gamers happy? Check out the video!  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 9th, 2017

It has been a brutal year in the search for a treatment for Alzheimer’s — here’s where researchers are looking now (BIIB, VTVT, MRK, LLY, ROG, AZN)

AP/Alastair GrantThe search for an Alzheimer's disease treatment has been unsuccessful for the past 14 years.  The latest failure came in September, when Axovan.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 8th, 2017

Video Game Companies Are Scoring Wins With Classic Games

Take-Two is the latest game maker to dust off the cover of an oldie......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 7th, 2017

Zydus Cadila gets USFDA"s final approval to market antidepressant drug

The drug, used in treating depression, will be manufactured at the group's formulations facility at SEZ Ahmedabad.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 7th, 2017

GTA 6 release date, news and rumors: what to expect from the game

UPDATE 10-06-2017: Of all video games, GTA 6 is arguably the biggest in the entire history of the medium, despite the fact that it doesn’t exist yet! It is safe to say that the phenomenally successful GTA series will undoubtedly […] T.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 6th, 2017

Take A Look At The Top 5 Games Releasing This Month

September delivered a lot of new and long-anticipated games, and October is no exception. 2017 is a busy season for video games. This year we got to play a lot of exciting and long-awaited titles. In this.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 6th, 2017

"Cuphead" is a gorgeous new game that pays homage to classic cartoons — and it"s as tough as it is pretty

Video games never look as good as "Cuphead."  .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 4th, 2017

Study says video games might make people better learners

Using a pattern recognition test and MRI scanner, researchers found that gamers had stronger memories and learning abilities......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 4th, 2017

Level Ex raises $11M to make video games for doctors

Sam Glassenberg knows a thing or two about video games. Over the last 16 years he’s worked on Star Wars video games at LucasArts, improved gaming graphics at Microsoft as leader of the company’s DriectX team, and was the CEO at gaming startup Fun.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2017