Prolonged videogaming blamed for Rickets

22Jan10

Quick someone, invent a UV lamp that plugs into a USB or your X-box. Video games are being blamed for a rise in Rickets (Vitamin D deficiency) in the UK.

Read more: HERE

While the rise in myopia in the eyesight of kids has been proven to relate to the decrease in natural daylight they are experiencing; from increased hours of tuition and play indoors. It seems poor eyesight isn’t the only risk to kid’s health from extended interior living.

Is Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 worth risking Rickets and poor eyesight over? Possibly. It’s certainly cracking fun.

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