Video Gamer Develops Life-Threatening Blood Clots After Four Days Of Intense Gaming

By | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 16:24

A 31-year-old developed life-threatening deep vein thrombosis after playing video games for eight hours a day over four consecutive days.


The ‘Christmas Tinner’ Is Your Holiday Turkey, Mince Pies, And Pudding... All In 1 Can

By | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 15:00

Would you consider eating your holiday dinner out of a can?

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Grow Your Brain With Video Games

By | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 17:27

Playing video games like Super Mario 64 may lead to improved cognitive skills and an increase in brain volume.


Dance Dance Revolution Helps Multiple Sclerosis Patients Regain Their Balance

By | Sun, 09/22/2013 - 14:11

People with multiple sclerosis may lose their balance and gain muscle stiffness, but the playing game Dance Dance Revolution may help them loosen up and regain some control.

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GTA 5: Do Video Games Desensitize Us to Violence?

By | Thu, 09/19/2013 - 17:43

GTA 5 offers gamers a rich spectacle but does this really affect their sensitivity to violence?

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Grand Theft Auto 5 Fan Stabbed And Hit Over The Head With A Brick

By | Tue, 09/17/2013 - 14:37

A fan of the popular video game, Grand Theft Auto 5, was stabbed and hit over the head with a brick while walking home from the game's midnight release.

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8-Year-Old Fatally Shoots Grandmother After Playing Violent Video Game 'Grand Theft Auto'

By | Sun, 08/25/2013 - 14:46

The Slaughter, La. eight-year-old reportedly shot 90-year-old Marie Smothers in the back of the head while she was watching TV.

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Video Games Improve Decision Making, Brain Power

By | Wed, 08/21/2013 - 16:52

Fast-paced, strategic games like StarCraft can promote cognitive skills like problem solving, lateral thinking, and decision making, a new study finds.

Autistic Kids Play Video Games Twice As Often: Is Gaming The Problem?

Kids With Autism Play Video Games Twice As Much: Is This Cause For Concern?

By | Mon, 07/29/2013 - 19:57

Video games have become extremely popular among kids, but should we be worried that kids with developmental disorders, such as autism and ADHD, play them more than other kids?

Action Video Games Boost Visual Skills, Study Finds

Action Video Games Boost Visual Skills, Sensitivity

By | Tue, 06/11/2013 - 21:57

More action video game play may lead to enhanced visual skills, particularly vision sensitivity.

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How Video Games Can Help Children Succeed In School

By | Fri, 05/24/2013 - 15:19

Research suggests the surprising benefits of video games in teaching children valuable skills like problem solving and leadership.

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Virtual Fitness: Video Games That Help You Shed The Pounds

By | Thu, 05/16/2013 - 17:01

Improve your health with these five top-rated games from Xbox, Wii and PS3 game consoles.

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Play Your Way To Brain Health: Video Game May Improve Cognitive Ability

By | Thu, 05/02/2013 - 15:05

A recent study indicates that older adults may improve cognitive functioning through training focused on memory and speedy processing.

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Should Excessive Video Gaming Be Regulated Like A Drug Addiction in South Korea?

By | Thu, 05/02/2013 - 11:31

South Korean officials are proposing legislation that would place heavy restrictions on the country's video gamers.

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Children With Autism More Prone to Video Game Addiction

By | Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:18

Children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) spend longer on screen-based media like television and video games than their neurotypical siblings, according to a recent study, and are more likely to develop video game addiction.