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Can Playing Video Games Help Cancer Patients?

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 11 March 2022
Can Playing Video Games Help Cancer Patients?
Playing a video game requires mental agility and focus. You have to target bad guys, learn new skills to advance, and remember how to use your controller to jump over that bomb in the road or to avoid the assassin hiding in the corner. The action playing out on screen isn’t real life, but the learnings and effort involved may have real-world applications. For cancer patients who have trouble focusing on certain tasks or remembering what they were looking for in the kitchen, for example,...
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The Common Symptoms of Brain Tumor

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 17 July 2021
The Common Symptoms of Brain Tumor
According to the Neuro-Oncologists Dr Lakshmi Nayak, MD, and Eudocia Quant Lee, MD, MPH, from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Center for Neuro-Oncology, to review the red flags that warrant a medical follow up: Common brain tumor symptoms include: Headaches that are new or worsening, especially in a person who doesn't normally have headaches. New and persistent loss of balance or difficulty walking. A seizure or loss of ability to speak; double or blurred vision or visio...
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