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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

BookWatch: Why your doctor may soon have you playing video games

Screen time instead of pills? Author Asi Burak explains the next generation of “brain-training” games, backed by rigorous scientific testing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 18th, 2017

Chocolate and Health: Can Cocoa Really Help Prevent Alzheimer"s and Heart Disease?

Why it's time to think twice before treating chocolate as a super food......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 9th, 2017

Alzheimer"s Disease Might Start in Our Bodies, Not Just Our Brains

Alzheimer's disease may start outside the brain, which could open a whole new approach to detecting and treating the condition......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 31st, 2017

BookWatch: Neuroscientists could soon have you playing video games

Screen time instead of pills? Author Asi Burak explains the next generation of “brain-training” games, backed by rigorous scientific testing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 24th, 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

Video Games, Automakers Top Apple’s Vertical Integration Prospects

Bryan Adams, Director, FactSet M&A; Matt Vodicka, Associate Product Manager, Core Applications; and Varun Rampall, Associate Product M.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 15th, 2017

Top 10 Video Games of 2017: Wolfenstein 2, Resident Evil, Zelda and More

From 'Night in the Woods' to 'Cuphead,' here are the best games of the year......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 15th, 2017

Weightlifting, dog toys, video games: Top 7 Orlando Kickstarter projects backed in 2017

The crowdsourcing platform Kickstarter is still one of the top services for people with ideas to collect the funding needed to bring it to life — and Orlando certainly is filled with a lot of creative energy. Here, we found the top seven Kickstar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2017

Twitch will stream NBA G League games and let its livestreamers do play-by-play

Twitch made its mark as the place to watch video.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 13th, 2017

China"s gaming craze fuels an e-sports boom

Video games have h.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 12th, 2017

Facebook Adds Live Streaming and Video Chat to Instant Games

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Category: worldSource: nytDec 11th, 2017

Facebook brings live streaming, video chats to its Instant Games platform

Launching globally in early 2018 is none other than Angry Birds.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 8th, 2017

Peter Thiel’s Unusual Bet on Magic Mushrooms For Treating Depression Is About to Be Tested

Startup hopes the active ingredient in psychedelics can reboot the brain. High-profile Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel made a bet last year on a company with an unusual idea for treating depression: psychedelics. Giving patient.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 7th, 2017

Improve Brain Function by Playing Super Mario and Other Video Games, Science Says

The popular game may help improve memory......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 7th, 2017

Video games could fall foul of anti-gambling laws

Four-sided banditA DECADE ago the idea of paying real money for virtual items was strange and exotic. These days many video-game publishers build their business models around it. Some of the world’s biggest games, such as .....»»

Category: topSource: economistDec 7th, 2017