Fake news in medicina: un grave deficit di conoscenza storico-medica e paleopatologica alla base del problema

Translated title of the contribution: Fake news in medicine: a severe lack of historico-medical and paleopathological knowledge at the heart of the problem

Francesco Galassi, Elena Varotto

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Abstract

The era in which we live is characterized by the spread of pseudoscience and fallacious and dangerous theories in the field biomedical, an emergency that requires reflections on medical class on the origin of this drift and on which ones
strategies can be employed to contain this phenomenon. In this article, using three examples (vaccinations, cardiovascular disease, cancer), he comes placed the emphasis on the importance of enhancing the study of paleopathology and Darwinian medicine in the medical field, as a fundamental cognitive and communicative tool.
Translated title of the contributionFake news in medicine: a severe lack of historico-medical and paleopathological knowledge at the heart of the problem
Original languageItalian
Article numbere1000192
Number of pages4
JournalEvidence
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2019

Bibliographical note

Text of article is only available in Italian

Keywords

  • Medicine
  • Pseudoscience
  • misinformation
  • paleopathology

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