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DDR-style games may help stroke victims recover faster

Strokes are detrimental to a person’s body and mind. It can damage the body in different ways, depending on where the stroke affected the person, and fully recovering is sometimes not in the forecast. Nearly 50 percent of stroke survivors need life-long assistance for everything, even to perform basic functions. Traditional physical therapy exercises can… Read More

Can video games improve brain function?

Video games are widely debated in the psychological community for their addictiveness, violence, and tendencies for players to be anti-social. New studies, however, are indicating that certain types of video games actually promote healthy brain growth and can increase both intelligence and brain function.   Dr. Brian Glass and Professor Brad Love, scientists from Queen… Read More

Understanding the fight for free healthcare

Among other topics, health care is one of the biggest issues being debated by the candidates of the 2016 presidential election. While many first world countries provide their citizens with free health care, the United States does not. This can cause Americans to pay a significant amount of money on doctor’s appointments, medicine, and emergency… Read More