Google adds medical information to search engine




Google has added medical information in the US on the Knowledge Graph. According to the Internet search giant can as quickly request information on certain diseases and ailments. The information would be screened by multiple doctors.

Health information from Google on mobile The information shows a medical related search include the symptoms of a particular disease or condition, possible treatments and how often a particular disease. Also shown are the relevant medical illustrations in certain cases.

Google says with providing this medical information to meet the needs of users to get an idea of a condition or disease. According to the search giant is on average one in twenty dictated searches of medical nature.

To ensure the reliability of the information, the search giant in his own words all the information being collected by a team of medical professionals, build and screening. Also a clinic information displayed would have further checked for possible inaccuracies. Nevertheless emphasizes that people Google the information not as a medical advice should consider custom and when in doubt should always be contacted a doctor.

The new information in the Knowledge Graph is initially only available in English, but Google keeps the option open to also engage in other languages ​​offer this in the future.


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