Who didn't hear that lemon drinking water was so good for your health in the morning? But what is true? The answer is given by #SaludsinBulos spokesman, Carlos Mateos: «Lemon water is attributed to all kinds of properties, but in reality not good for nothing ». In other words, it is nothing but a deception in this chapter. & # 39; Fake News & # 39; (false news). And ultimately, lemon water is a harmless lie, but ultimately there may be others. detrimental For example, believing that lemon is mixed with moisture in hot water has anti-tumor effects and therefore fights cancer. This mistake spread from a hospital in China, explains Carlos Mateos. According to him, the danger of good information without any scientific basis, the abandonment of an effective cancer treatment and a home remedies with no beneficial effect or it may even be harmful.
This is a related deception. Immunization of children with the onset of autism. Mateos says this disaster, which started with a British doctor who was expelled from the profession because of this deceptive work, was exploited by anti-vaccine groups. "There are parents who stop vaccination of their children because of these misinformation. it represents a danger not only to unvaccinated children, but to the whole community »says this expert. Another deception associated with autism guarantees that the bleaching derivative used as industrial bleach improves the psychological disorder. Needless to say, this is a great lie.
Doctors not only face disease, but also have to fight with sanitary crooks. In the past year, two of the three physicians have joined patients because of false health news. Internet, social networks and instant messaging (especially WhatsApp groups) are a breeding ground for the spread of fraud. No matter how ridiculous the information is, there are people who always believe. As shown, one button: When uncertain, verify that the ring fasteners are causing breast cancer.Shows Carlos Mateos.
Issues related to pseudoterapias (71 percent) feed (54 percent) and cancer (41 percent) occupied the seat of the most widely shared deceptions. #saludsinbulo In collaboration with Doctoralia, a survey of health professionals. The goal is to know how fake news affects the health of citizens, and then follow & # 39; fake news & # 39; to seek solutions that contribute to the prevention and elimination.
Carlos Mateos regrets the fact that when he advises them to follow any non-validated treatments, they are people who are desperate and deceived. Therefore, we must have this expert accent, we must have. Pay much attention to what you read on the Internet and wanders through social networks. Since people will not stop using the Internet, it is imperative to be advised by the doctors when it comes to not giving the truth to those listed on a web page.
The study was carried out between healthcare professionals, who were the main channels in which patients received deceptions: Internet (69 percent), network social (63 percent), near circle (48 percent) and instant messaging applications. WhatsApp (30 percent). "In recent years, the Internet has been the first channel we have consulted for almost anything, but when it comes to informing us about health issues, the risk we publish is even greater because there is no control over the content that is published on most pages. is very important. approved and approved by relevant representatives of health professionals, experts or accredited organizations associations, recommends Frederic LlordachsDoctor and co-founder of Doctoralia.
The above-mentioned report, most doctors (79 percent) Doesn't trust the Internet as a reliable source of information About health. On the one hand, the main reasons for this insecurity are the disapproval of information on the Internet (59 percent), and on the other hand, the fact that many health bulletins are circulating online (36 percent). . Physicians almost unanimously (96 percent) public institutions should take measures to follow health bulletins closely.