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Internet may be fuelling hypochondria after ‘Google diagnoses’ surge by more than 8,700% in 3 years

Analysis of Google data showed self-diagnosis is soaring by up to almost 9000 per cent for problems such as chest pain

Britons are turning to Google more than 100,000 times a year to self-diagnose and find cures, new research shows.  UK search volumes for terms such as ‘how to know chest pains are serious’ have risen by 8,781 per cent from 2015 to 2018, analysis of Google data has found. It raises concerns that searching symptoms online is fueling hypochondria. Searches ...

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Internet divided over iPhone ‘clue’

An Apple iPhone Xs Max (R) and iPhone Xs rest on a table during a launch event on September 12, 2018, in Cupertino, California.

An Apple iPhone Xs Max (R) and iPhone Xs rest on a table during a launch event on September 12, 2018, in Cupertino, California. (NOAH BERGER/AFP/Getty Images) Apple today unveiled the biggest revamp to the iPad since its launch – with the screen covering the whole front of the gadget. The iPad Pro also now has Face ID, so users ...

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