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Monday, October 18, 2004

Warning on internet health advice

Warning on internet health advice: "People with chronic disease should think twice before relying on the internet for health advice, research suggests.
A University College London study found many would be in a better condition if they had simply listened to their doctor's advice.
The study found interactive computer tools do improve medical knowledge.
But there was no evidence they change behaviour positively, and some that they left people in worse health. "


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