Videogames: A New Form of Therapy

 Videogames: A New Form of Therapy

Wii therapy. Not designed for everyone

Videogames are known to improve hand-eye coordination but can they help someone quit smoking or lose weight?

Hot on the heels of Nintendo’s smash success, ‘Wii Fit’, game makers are introducing new titles with a healthy focus, such as French game publisher Ubisoft’s “Allen Carr’s Easyway to Stop Smoking” that hits on Nintendo DS in November.

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Eat a Big Breakfast to Lose Weight

 Eat a Big Breakfast to Lose Weight

 Losing weight ends up being a bizarre state of mind where the rules of physics don’t apply

Want to shed those extra pounds? Well, all you need to do is start eating a big breakfast, according to a new study.

The study, conducted by Dr Daniela Jakubowicz from Virginia Commonwealth University, found that women who eat half of their daily calories first thing in the morning lose more weight in the long term than those who start the day with a small breakfast.

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Lose Weight thru Manipulation of Fat Cells

 Lose Weight thru Manipulation of Fat Cells

Manipulating fat cells will soon be the key to weight loss

Australian scientists may have discovered how to help people lose weight without cutting back on food, a breakthrough that could pave the way for fat-burning drugs.

Researchers in Melbourne found that by manipulating fat cells in mice they were able to speed up the animals’ metabolisms.
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