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When Jon Mead, a devoted cyclist, visits a new city, he goes right to his smartphone app Strava to find the best bike routes. In Sacramento, Calif., where he works at a Fleet Feet running-gear shop, the 24-year-old uses MapmyRide ...
Health Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As the use of Twitter and other social media by physicians and patients rises, more and more physicians seem to forget to do what many consider crucial for building doctor-patient trust: disclose potential conflicts of interest. ...
Other Nov 12, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
The use of social networking sites is set to increasingly influence the selection of medical students and trainee doctors in the US, suggests the largest study of its kind published online in Postgraduate Medical Journal.
Other Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When faced with disease, patients and caregivers now readily turn to the Internet for information and emotional support. This is particularly true in the case of caregivers of children with hydrocephalus. Researchers at Children's ...
Health Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People are more likely to trust health messages tweeted by doctors who have a lot of followers, but not the messages they retweet, according to researchers.
Health Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Got something to report about yourself? An opinion, perhaps, or a status update? Nobody may care except you, but new brain research suggests you can make yourself feel good simply by sharing.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 5 |
A revealing study published in Epilepsy & Behavior provides evidence that the perception of epilepsy is not faring well in social media. Kate McNeil and colleagues from Dalhousie University in Canada analyzed data collec ...
Neuroscience Feb 29, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Q: Facebook? Twitter? Gmail? A: None of the above.
Other Feb 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity on Friday abandoned plans to eliminate grants to Planned Parenthood. The startling decision came after three days of virulent criticism that resounded across ...
Cancer Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- Business and social media leaders teamed up Friday to tackle the transmission of HIV from mothers to babies, saying the medicine and the money are largely in place, and with the right organizational skills they can ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Internet-based news and Twitter feeds were faster than traditional sources at detecting the onset and progression of the cholera epidemic in post-earthquake Haiti that has already killed more than 6500 people and sickened ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new regulation that requires women buying emergency contraceptives in at least one Chinese city to register their real names and ID card numbers has triggered an outcry on the Internet.
Other Dec 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Discussion about cardiac arrest on Twitter is common and represents a new opportunity to provide lifesaving information to the public, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. ...
Cardiology Nov 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 2
A unique and innovative analysis of how social media can affect the spread of a disease has been designed and implemented by a scientist at Penn State University studying attitudes toward the H1N1 vaccine. ...
Medical research Oct 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Leading distillers in the United States and Europe on Friday will enact new social media marketing guidelines they said would promote responsible drinking.
Health Sep 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0