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Wii U sells out on launch day in UK, 40k units sold

Wii U Daily: There were reports of severely limited Wii U consoles on launch day in the UK, and the first sales numbers seem to confirm those reports. According to MCV, the Wii U sold 40,000 units in the UK during the first 48 hours on the market, completely ...
Wii Balance Board Improves Brain Connections In Multiple Sclerosis Patients

- 2 days ago @ medicaldaily.com: Nintendo may have provided your family with endless hours of entertainment, and now it seems it may also have some therapeutic value. A new study shows the Nintendo Wii Balance Board system helps to improve brain connections in people with multiple ...

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Nintendo Wii Balance Board could be useful to MS patients: study

Italian researchers say the Nintendo Wii Balance Board has therapeutic applications, provoking changes in brain connections associated with balance and coordination that reduce the risk of accidental falls. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system of which balance impairment is a defining symptom, and the Nintendo Wii could be a more practical tool for rehabilitation ...

How the Wii Balance Board Can Help People With MS

Health.com: 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — An exercise component of the popular Nintendo Wii video game may help multiple sclerosis patients improve their balance by rewiring their brains, a new study suggests. No medications exist to preserve balance in MS patients ...

Wii balance board changes the brains of MS patients

Medical News Today: Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system characterized by muscle weakness, causing coordination and balance problems. But a new study suggests a balance board accessory for the Nintendo Wii could help people with the disease ...

Wii balance boards may help MS patients, researchers say

Daily Digest: The Wii balance board accessory can help reduce the risk of accidental falls in individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS). New research, which was published online in the journal Radiology, shows that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans indicated ...

MS Patients Find Relief With Wii Balance Board

The News Ledge: The Wii isn't just fun and games. It has serious health benefits according to a new study. Published in the journal Radiology, researchers showed that the Wii Balance Board helped patients with multiple sclerosis, or MS, reduce their risk of accidental ...

Wii Balance Board Helps Multiple Sclerosis Patients Regain Balance

Chinatopix: The Wii balance board can be used to strengthen patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and reduce their risk of accidental falls. A study published in the journal "Radiology" by a research team led by Dr. Luca Prosperini found the gaming platform ...

How can a Wii balance board change the brains of MS patients?

Medical News Today: Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system characterized by muscle weakness, causing coordination and balance problems. But a new study suggests a balance board accessory for the Nintendo Wii could help people with the disease ...

Virtual Reality in Gaming Market (By Component - Software, Hardware; By Type of Gaming Console from Different ...

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Virtual Reality in Gaming Market (By Component - Software, Hardware; ...

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Wii Balance Board can help MS

Yahoo News UK: Nintendo Wii Balance Boards have been shown to help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) reduce the risk of accidental falls. Balance impairment is among the most common and debilitating symptoms of MS, a disease of the central nervous system where the ...

Wii Balance Boards can help patients with multiple sclerosis

Irish Examiner: Nintendo Wii Balance Boards have been shown to help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) reduce the risk of accidental falls. Balance impairment is among the most common and debilitating symptoms of MS, a disease of the central nervous system where the ...

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Use of Wii Balance Board may help patients with MS

Fox News: Nintendo's Wii Balance Board is making waves in the medical community as a new study has found that it can help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) reduce the risk of accidental falls. In the study, published in Radiology, magnetic resonance imaging ...

Wii Balance Board induces changes in brains of people with multiple sclerosis

A balance board accessory for a popular video game console can help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) reduce their risk of accidental falls, according to new research. Magnetic resonance imaging scans showed that use of the Nintendo Wii Balance Board system appears to induce favorable changes in brain connections associated with balance and movement.

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For MS Patients, Wii Game Strengthens Brain

LiveScience.com: Researchers in Italy found that men and women with mild-to-moderate MS symptoms who exercised at home for 12 weeks with a Nintendo Wii balance board system showed more positive-changes in areas of the brain responsible for balance and movement ...

Wii Balance Board Improves Brain Connections In Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Medical Daily: Nintendo may have provided your family with endless hours of entertainment, and now it seems it may also have some therapeutic value. A new study shows the Nintendo Wii Balance Board system helps to improve brain connections in people with multiple ...

For MS Patients, Wii Game Strengthens Brain

Researchers in Italy found that men and women with mild-to-moderate MS symptoms who exercised at home for 12 weeks with a Nintendo Wii balance board system showed more positive-changes in areas of the brain responsible for balance and movement than people with MS who received no balance training. To use the Wii balance board, people place it on the floor, stand on it and do exercises. The study ...

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Italian Researchers Use 'Wii Balance Board' to Help MS Patients Improve Balance

Game Politics: A new study finds that MS patients who used the Wii Balance Board five days a week to play dance and snowboarding games had better balance. According to the lead author of the study Dr. Luca Prosperini (a neurologist at Sapienza University in Rome, ...

Wii Balance Boards Could Help Manage Multiple Sclerosis

New York Magazine: One intriguing example, reported in a new study in the journal Radiology, involved multiple sclerosis patients and the Nintendo Wii balance board, which, as the name implies, allows users to engage in a bunch of balance-based strength and fitness ...

Playing video game may boost multiple sclerosis patients' balance

An exercise component of the popular Nintendo Wii video game may help multiple sclerosis patients improve their balance by rewiring their brains, a new study suggests.

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Wii Balance Boards May Help MS Patients

Laboratory Equipment: Physical rehabilitation is often used to preserve balance, and one of the more promising new tools is the Wii Balance Board System, a battery-powered device about the size and shape of a bathroom scale. Users stand on the board and shift their weight ...

Nintendo Wii Balance Boards Help MS Patients Stay Steady

Science World Report: Now researchers have found that an exercise component of the popular Nintendo Wii video game could help some patients to live a more normal life. By rewiring brain function, MS patients were able to build up strength by simply playing the video game.

Wii Balance Board can help MS

Nintendo Wii Balance Boards have been shown to help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) reduce the risk of accidental falls.

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Nintendo Wii balance board could help patients with Multiple Sclerosis

A popular video game may help improve balance and movement in patients with Multiple Sclerosis. The Nintendo Wii balance board allows users to shift their weight as they simulate actions like skiing, soccer, or hula hoop. Researchers used MRI scans to ...

Could Wii Fit bring you back up to peak fitness?

Couch potatoes are being invited to take part in a study to see if the Wii Fit video game might help lure them back to exercise. Scientists at Aberdeen University want to see if people aged between 18 and 25 years-old can be encouraged to be more ...

Playing Video Game May Boost MS Patients' Balance: Study

Research suggests regular use of Wii accessory might rewire the brain

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