Video Games May Help Sick Kids Stick to Treatments

Posted by | May 2, 2011

One of the worst things for a child with a constant illness is the treatment regimen he has to go through to battle the disease. Video games show some promise in getting kids interested in their treatments, so they’re more likely to keep on track. I guess adding a goal and a play condition changes things from thankless drudgery to a challenge taunting you from behind a high score. Throw in a level Ding, and it’d almost be a Korean MMO. Discover Magazine has the story.

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