Sunday, December 2, 2012

12:01 AM

Google’s Knowledge Graph

Google announced on 30 November 2012 that it will begin displaying information for medications with the Google’s Knowledge Graph product. It will take the data from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, the US Food & Drug Administration, the Dept. of Veterans Affairs and others. In this information it include all kind of information like “key facts — side effects, related medications, links to in-depth resources, and more”. If somebody searches anything relate to medications then result show right on the search results page. As you know that everyone wants appropriate information about medications as compared to celebrities.

Google provide the screenshots when it announces this feature for users, using the drug Naproxen as an instance.

Drug Naproxen Google Knowledge Graph

Since this tool launched, it has created a number of health-related search features, holding a health OneBox that’s been around since August 2009. It display you variety of medical related queries, from conditions to symptoms to, yes, medications.