Why GPs need to start watching YouTube

Medical misinformation is rife on the video-sharing platform, especailly around prostate cancer

I don't go on YouTube often. When I do, it’s for film trailers, live news or to relitigate the umpiring decisions from the 2012 AFL Preliminary Final.

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Even with these subjects, YouTube will bombard me with video suggestions with titles like “GOVERNMENT HIDES THE TRUTH ON VACCINES”.

The site can be a bad place for evidence-based information.

Urologists from four countries, including Australia, found further proof after watching the 150 most popular videos for both prostate cancer screening and treatment, some of