Internet is the new doctor


A new reserch has revealed that many people are using internet to learn and share heal th problems and remedies for them. People want to gain information through helath web sites and eek reflections, insights and practical advice from other patients. This study has been conducted with the patients from the years 2011 to 2013 and has been asked the quetsions to capture changing attitudes towards the use of internet for health. Doctors also knowing this and recomending useful website sto their patinets now. “By 2013, the web has become an almost routine part of many people’s experience of health and illness. The internet has transformed how people make sense of and respond to symptoms, decide whether to consult, make treatment choice, cope with their illness and connect to others,” said professor Sue Ziebland from the University of Oxford.

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