Gamified Ailment

Consumers turn to apps to ease the burden of chronic illnesses

Implications - Ailments like diabetes and cancer can require constant monitoring, which is being made more enjoyable with apps that make the process of health management simpler and more entertaining. This reframing of tasks that are typically seen as burdensome chores signifies a preference for lightheartedness, even with respect to serious topics like health.
SCORE: 4.8
Mild Top 6 Examples: 8,660 Total Clicks May 14 - Jun 15
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Gamified Lung Exercise Apps - Alvio is a Respiratory App That Helps Kids with Asthma Breathe
SCORE: 5.3
Warm 2,297 Clicks Pub: Jun 23, 14
Gamified Lung Exercise Apps
Alvio is a Respiratory App That Helps Kids with Asthma Breathe
Alvio is an app designed specifically for kids with asthma that gamifies the process of exercising and training the lungs. Alvio by QoL is a two part device that involves a Bluetooth-connected... [More]
Gamified Medication Apps - Prescription Rewards App Encourages Patients to Keep On Top of Their Meds
SCORE: 5.7
Warm 3,459 Clicks Pub: Feb 11, 15
Gamified Medication Apps
Prescription Rewards App Encourages Patients to Keep On Top of Their Meds
People neglect to take their pills for a number of different reasons, and this prescription rewards app aims tackle all of these problems. With one smartphone app, the makers of HealthPrize... [More]
Disease-Battling Video Games - Cascade Uses Gaming to Increase Alzheimer's Disease Education
SCORE: 5.1
Mild 889 Clicks Pub: May 1, 14
Disease-Battling Video Games
Cascade Uses Gaming to Increase Alzheimer's Disease Education
This inventive new video game gives children Alzheimer’s Disease education. In Cascade, science acts as the narrative and raises awareness for a disease that affects 1 in 20 people over the... [More]
Child Diabetes Platforms - mySugr Junior Helps Kids and Parents Set-Up Daily Diabetes Routines
SCORE: 3.5
Mild 337 Clicks Pub: Jun 23, 15
Child Diabetes Platforms
mySugr Junior Helps Kids and Parents Set-Up Daily Diabetes Routines
The mySugr Junior app is a child diabetes platform that educates kids while connecting parents. The informative platform is not only convenient but is also fun for young diabetics thanks to its... [More]
Vision Training Video Games - Baseball Players Improve Their Sight by Playing a Digital Program
SCORE: 3.4
Mild 420 Clicks Pub: Feb 4, 15
Vision Training Video Games
Baseball Players Improve Their Sight by Playing a Digital Program
A group of college baseball players were exposed to a special video game that acted as vision training to improve not only their sight, but their overall game. The vision training game is comprised... [More]
Gamified Disease Management Apps - A Free Diabetes App Turns the Disease Into a Tameable Monster
SCORE: 3.4
Untested 1,258 Clicks Pub: May 5, 14
Gamified Disease Management Apps
A Free Diabetes App Turns the Disease Into a Tameable Monster
While managing a chronic disease cannot be a fun experience, a diabetes app is trying to make it more playful at least. Companion from mySugr gamifies diabetes management while also acting as a log... [More]