Top Condition Groups Online for Health Ranked by number of U.S. adults 1. Acne
2. Adult ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
6. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
7. Anxiety Disorder/Social Phobia
9. Restless Leg Syndrome
10. Cancer Among U.S. adults (18+)
Source: Cybercitizen Health™ v8.0 (2008) "This is the year in which pharmaceutical companies must stop merely 'talking at' consumers and begin communicating with them. The old way of DTC marketing isn’t going to cut it as the consumer media landscape evolves," said Meredith Abreu Ressi, Vice President of Research at Manhattan Research. "Though we've shared just a few of the top condition groups online for health, the reality is that all pharmaceutical marketers are finding that their target audiences are shifting from traditional offline sources to the Internet for their everyday needs, including health management." Manhattan Research at the DTC National Conference
Manhattan Research Vice President of Research Meredith Abreu Ressi will be presenting "How New Media Changes Pharmaceutical DTC Advertising" with Jeff Hitchcock, President and Founder of Children with Diabetes, a Johnson and Johnson Company, at the DTC National Conference on Thursday, April 16, 2009 in Washington D.C. For more information about the DTC National Conference, please visit: http://www.dtcperspectives.com/website/Conferences/DTC-National/DTC-National-Main.html Request a Complimentary Overview of Digital Trends for Your Therapeutic Audience
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