Oncology & Cancer

Social networking analysis helps identify cancer biomarkers

The advent of online social networks has led to the rapid development of tools for understanding the interactions between members of the network, their activity, the connections, the hubs and nodes. But, any relationships ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US bots flagged Ebola before outbreak announced (Update)

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is focusing a spotlight on an online tool run by experts in Boston that flagged a "mystery hemorrhagic fever" in forested areas of southeastern Guinea nine days before the World Health Organization ...

Medications

Researchers study prescription drug posts on social networks

Do you want information on Viagra or ibuprofen? Check out general social networks such as Twitter and Pinterest. Interested in sleep disorders or depression? You're better off going to specialized health social networks such ...

Health

Social networking sites may help smokers kick the habit

(HealthDay)—Smokers who turn to social networking sites focused on quitting smoking form strong supportive bonds with their like-minded peers, a new study reveals. And these cyber-connections boost the odds they'll kick ...

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