From now on Oprah’s Dr. Oz will meet it’s instant online match, because Doctor Google has arrived.
Google brought great news for this Winter with it’s new search feature – best yet for hypochondriacs – because from now on google’s search results will include (lists of) symptoms, causes, prevention or treatment options and comparisons of common ailments or diseases with illustrated guides to treatment, way to go Google 🙂
Google searches of common ailments will soon include illustrated guides to treatment, the search giant said Tuesday.
The new feature, which will roll out over the course of this week, will encompass 400 of the most commonly searched medical conditions, from tonsillitis to pink eye. Along with illustrations of the symptoms, the results will include bulleted lists of how frequently the condition occurs and what treatments are available to patients.
“We’re hoping to provide a framework for a more informed conversation with your doctor,” Amit Singhal, Google’s vice president in charge of search, toldUSA Today.
WebMD shares dropped by more than 5% in morning trading, shortly after Google’s announcement.