Epilepsy drug ‘could help multiple sclerosis patients’ 
March 24, 2016
Certain Biopsy Method Tied to Better Outcomes After Kidney Cancer
March 25, 2016
Show all

Video Game-Based Cognitive Rehab Beneficial in Multiple Sclerosis

When people with multiple sclerosis use a rehabilitation program based on video gaming, their functionality improves.

A video game-based cognitive rehabilitation program is associated with changes in thalamocortical functional connectivity (FC) in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study published in Radiology.

Laura De Giglio, MD, PhD, from the Sapienza University of Rome, and colleagues conducted a prospective study involving 24 patients with MS and cognitive impairment. Participants were randomized to an intervention, which included a video game-based cognitive rehabilitation program or a wait-list group (controls). At baseline and after an 8-week period, patients were evaluated with cognitive tests and 3-Tesla resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Eleven healthy subjects also underwent functional MRI.

Read Full Article: Video Game-Based Cognitive Rehab Beneficial in Multiple Sclerosis

 

The health and medical information on our website is not intended to take the place of advice or treatment from health care professionals. It is also not intended to substitute for the users’ relationships with their own health care/pharmaceutical providers.

Comments are closed.