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FRANCE

Video game helps elderly keep their minds sharp

PARIS, FRANCE: A video game can help elderly people fight cognitive decline, scientists reported in the journal Nature on Wednesday (4 September).

6 Sep 2013

UNITED STATES

Video games improve mental agility

WASHINGTON, USA: Playing video games can prevent and even reverse deteriorating brain functions such as memory, reasoning and visual processing, according to a study released on Wednesday (1 May).

2 May 2013

UNITED STATES

Will technology kill us or make us stronger?

NEW YORK, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: McCann "Truth about Wellness" global research study reveals multiple contradictions & cultural upsets around the world. More than half of respondents (54%) think that technology is making us healthier while 46% think it is making us sicker; globally 94% of consumers agree brands have a role in supporting their wellness needs.

16 Jan 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

South Africans awarded Rosalynn Carter fellowships

Two South Africans are among 10 recipients of the 14th annual Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism, named last week by the Mental Health Programme of The Carter Centre in Atlanta, Georgia.

15 Jul 2010