China's e-sports: Health concerns for young gamers

Besides the concerns for their physical health, burnout and anxiety are also an increasing issue for the players.

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    Born from video games, e-sports is now a booming industry in many parts of the world, especially in China.

    Thousands of young players are competing for millions of dollars in prize money.

    But some are finding out that there is also a downside to the pressure to stay on top.

    Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Shanghai, China.


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