YouTube feature to help users find credible health information online
The video platform revealed health source information panels will be displayed on videos which have been certified as coming from an authoritative source.
Experience a ‘headgasm’ and beat insomnia
AXA PPP healthcare has delved into the new phenomena of autonomous sensory meridian response in a bid to relieve Brits from sleepless nights.
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‘You too can YouTube’ says London GP
A London practice is using YouTube to share health messages with patients including a video about ear wax removal that has had more than 100,000 hits.
Twitter and YouTube to combat Swine Flu
The US Centres for Disease Control is to use a range of online social media tools, including Twitter, YouTube, to help spread flu-protection messages.
Swedish hospitals lead on social media
A ground-breaking study into how European hospitals are making use of Web 2.0 social media tools, such as Facebook, YouTube and Blogs, is to be widened. So far, the research has shown that Swedish hospitals lead the use of social media tools, with 11% of Swedish hospitals studied using RSS feeds and 4% using blogs. […]
Hospital uses Twitter for live surgery updates
Micro-blogging service Twitter has been used by US surgeons to provide real-time updates on a live robot-assisted surgical procedure.
Medting creates global image repository
A Spanish medical informatics consultant is enlisting researchers and practitioners in an attempt to create what might be the first truly global online repository of medical images and multimedia for physicians. “The idea is to create a Web community,” says Miguel Cabrer, president of Medting.com. The interactive site, formerly known as MDPIXX, also includes platforms […]
Web 2.0 revolution underway in healthcare
Internet developments that brought us sites such as Facebook, YouTube and Wikipedia are now set to revolutionise healthcare.
EC uploads eTen videos to its website
The European Commission has added videos of some of the eTen funded initiatives on its website in order to provide support for the ongoing projects funded under the EC programme, including six e-health related films. eTen was a European Community programme, which provided funds to help make e-services available throughout the European Union. The funding […]