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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

A blast from the past inside Japan"s retro gaming shops

The online market remains heavily reliant on retro video games from Japan and neighbouring countries.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard12 hr. 14 min. ago

How Skillz turned video games into a $54 million cash cow

How did America's fastest-growing company learn the skills to conquer? Countless hours of e-sports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 16th, 2017

Using YouTube as an Accelerant for Video Games

Getting YouTubers or Twitch streamers to share their thoughts on a new game can have a powerful effect on its success......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytAug 16th, 2017

Bit Bash curates Chicago’s best (and weirdest) alternative video games

It’s fitting that this summer’s Bit Bash chose summer camp as its theme. Although it only lasts a day, Chicago’s festival for alternative and experimental video games really does have a chummy, communal feel, not to mention plenty of group ac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2017

How the No. 1 Fastest-Growing Company in America Turned Video Games Into a $54 Million Cash Cow

How did America's fastest-growing company learn the skills to conquer? Countless hours of e-sports......»»

Category: topSource: incAug 16th, 2017

Video Games, Cosplay, And Comic Book Heroes – The Best Places To Unleash Your Inner Fan

Sometimes it’s not enough to jus.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 16th, 2017

E-sports extravaganza: Inside look at the super bowl of video games

There's a lot of action taking place at the Amway Center this weekend, but all of it is digital. More than 100 professional gamers are competing in Orlando Aug. 9-13 for the Call of Duty World League Championship — an event that has an attendanc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 12th, 2017

Americans Spend More On Lottery Tickets Than On Movies, Video Games, Music, Sports Tix And Books Combined

Americans Spend More On Lottery Tickets Than On Movies, Video Games, Music, Sports Tix And Books Combined.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 12th, 2017

Bears sign deal with Redbox, giving free video rentals to some fans

The Chicago Bears signed movie and video game retailer Redbox to a sponsorship that will give fans free rentals by attending home games. Home-game attendees can take home a promo code for a free one-night rental when they follow instructions on mo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2017

Alzheimer"s disease could be reversed using LED lights, according to an MIT study on mice

Daniel Goodman / Business Insider Symptoms of Alzheimer's affecting patient's memories could be reversed, new research from MIT indicates. It might be possible to br.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2017

Video Games May Be a Part of the 2024 Olympics

It's not the first time organizers have considered them. The closing ceremonies of the 2016 Olympics saw Tokyo teasing the 2020.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 9th, 2017

States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease, a degenerative brain disease and the most common form of dementia, will rise by at least 14% in all 50 states over the next eight years. However,........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 9th, 2017

This Type of Video Game May Actually Harm Your Brain

According to a new study. Video game effects on the brain have been heavily debated for decades, with a chief concern being that action video games like Call of Duty influ.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 7th, 2017

People are blasting Joe Scarborough for suggesting too many young people play video games instead of serving in wars

People are blasting Joe Scarborough for suggesting too many young people play video games instead of serving in wars.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2017