The Takeaway: Nintendo Game Promotes Brain Health; Should Medicare Cover Gym Fees?

Brain Gamers Show Cognitive Gains</strong>: The box for <strong>Nintendo's Brain Age</strong> claims the game can 'keep your brain young and sharp' in just 'minutes a day!'  Skeptical? Yeah, me too. But a <a href="http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0029676">new study from Japan's Tohoku University</a> shows it's more than just marketing hype: Playing Brain Age really can improve '<strong>cognitive fitness</strong>' in older men and women.

Get Fit With Gaming

Older Americans getting social and physically fit with Nintendo Wii.