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2009-12-23 16:36:39

But there is no scientific proof that brain training improves overall mental fitness Many brain training products claim to be able to keep us mentally fit. Some products even claim that brain training can prevent dementia in old age. But there is no scientific proof that games or other brain exercises can have this effect. That is what the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) pointed out in information published on informedhealthonline.org today. Brain training...

2009-11-05 10:30:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifespace Communities (formerly Life Care Retirement Communities), headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, announced today that it has become the first senior living provider to adopt the Dakim® BrainFitness(TM) System nation-wide for its 4,500 residents in 11 communities across the U.S. The Dakim BrainFitness System, which has already been implemented in three of its continuing care retirement communities, provides opportunities for...

2009-11-03 11:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Dakim Inc., announced today that it has won an Innovations in Healthcare(SM) ABBY Award from the Adaptive Business Leaders Organization (ABL) for Dakim BrainFitness, a touchscreen-based mental stimulation system designed to reduce seniors' risk of dementia and memory loss through rigorous but entertaining brain workout sessions. The system is used by more than 300 senior living communities around the country and can also be purchased for at-home...

2009-09-01 11:15:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- If the favorite senior in your life is beginning to worry about memory loss and dementias such as Alzheimer's disease, the 'Give Thanks for Loved Ones' Brain Health Contest sponsored by Dakim, Inc. and AlzheimersWeekly.com offers a chance to allay those fears. To coincide with both Thanksgiving and Alzheimer's Awareness Month, five individuals 65 or older will be selected to receive a $2,500 Dakim BrainFitness System free of charge including a...

2009-07-30 09:00:00

NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Evolve Software, a leading publisher of brain-training software, today announced an exclusive agreement to provide a specially-tailored version of its highly successful Mind Sparke Brain Fitness Pro to vibrantBrains. This agreement unites the world's most effective brain training software with the US' first and foremost "brain gym." Brain Fitness Pro increases mental processing power using a rigorous and academically-proven training protocol,...

2009-07-14 11:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Dakim Inc. announced today that the Dakim(R) BrainFitness(TM) System has now been adopted by 286 senior living communities in 34 states to help residents build their defenses against dementia and memory loss. Dakim has added 136 new sites in the last year, further solidifying its status as the #1 brain training system provider in the senior care market. The rapid gains reflect growing recognition of the importance of brain fitness as part of...

2009-06-16 10:02:00

Lumosity.com, the leader in cognitive training and educational games, brings the first brain training game to the new Palm Pre phone. SAN FRANCISCO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumosity.com announced the launch of Speed Brain, a brain fitness game that helps users quickly understand information and react to it, for the new Palm(R) Pre(TM) phone. "We're excited to launch the first brain training game on webOS(TM)," said Kunal Sarkar, CEO of Lumos Labs. "We've been working with Palm over the...

2009-06-09 16:56:00

New Guide to be Unveiled by SharpBrains CEO on June 11th, during Games for Health Conference in Boston, MA SAN FRANCISCO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- How can you take care of your brain when every week brings a new barrage of articles and studies which seem to contradict each other? Do supplements improve memory? Do you need both physical and mental exercise -- or is one of them enough? Which brain training approach, if any, is worth your time and money? Alvaro Fernandez, CEO of SharpBrains,...

2009-06-03 09:00:00

Big Bad Wolf Re-imagined As Vegetarian, Brainy Geek In 'Big Brain Wolf' Fractures Fairy Tale Classics With Puzzle-Based Online Casual Game LOS ANGELES, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- E3 Booth #1246 -- Frima Studio, a leading videogame developer, announced today "Big Brain Wolf," a brand new puzzle game developed in collaboration with Brain Center International and Telefilm Canada. The fairy tale brain game will be released on top casual gaming sites throughout world including Oberon's Gamecenter,...

2009-03-27 01:00:00

TOKYO, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- BB Softservice Corp., a Tokyo-based planner and developer of application service in the SoftBank Group, announces that it will release English version of 'Brain Training Unotan' application software for iPhone(TM) 3G/iPod touch offered by 'SoftBank SELECTION,' in 18 countries in the world on March 27, 2009 at the AppStore. 'Brain Training Unotan' offers full-scale brain training for adults to enhance their memory, concentration and intuition by answering...


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Nintendo DS Lite
2013-08-05 12:24:52

The Nintendo DS Lite is a handheld game console with a dual screen, developed by Nintendo. It is slimmer, lighter, and brighter than the original Nintendo DS. It was available in Japan on March 2, 2006 with 550,000 systems released; it was sold out soon after its launch. Nintendo released another 700,000 in April 2006, and once again the units sold out by late May 2006. Every time the stores would restock their shelves, the system would sell out within days of arrival. This continued for...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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