Health 2.0 in News: Self-Guided Research and Dangers of Google Buzz
- Online video viewing accelerates – where is Pharma? (Pharma Strategy Blog)
The number of videos viewed grew almost 150%, from 14.3 billion to 33.2 billion, while the duration of the average video viewed grew 28%, from 3.2 to 4.1 minutes.
- The top-10 words doctor writers should ban (The Doctor Writer): Really valid suggestions including benign or acute.
- Google Buzz “antisocial networking” exposed details of “estranged spouses, current lovers, attorneys and doctors” (Clinical Cases and Images): “Doctors should be very cautious when using social media to communicate with patients. In general, “friending” patients on Facebook, Buzz and Twitter is not a good idea at the current level of social network services, and is best avoided.”
- Is Self-Guided Research Dangerous to Your Health? (The Decision Tree)
- The Connected Physician (Pharma 2.0): Bunny Ellerin discusses the recent Manhattan Research Report focusing on physicians.
- Researcher Creates ‘Facebook for Scientists’ (New York Times):
Enter ResearchGATE, which its founder Dr. Ijad Madisch (pictured) fairly describes as “Facebook for scientists.” In close to two years of operation, ResearchGate has built a social network of more than 250,000 researchers from 196 countries. Over 1,000 subgroups have been formed for specific disciplines, and 60,000 research documents have been uploaded for sharing with others on the site. These guys aren’t pretending they’re farmers.