Author: International Journal Of Cardiovascular Sciences

Infodemia, Fake News and Medicine: Science and The Quest for Truth [Originally published in Int. J. Cardiovasc. Sci.]

In the past, news was produced and distributed by a few organizations or private companies, but today, in the Internet and social media age, anyone can broadcast news online. Fake news is better defined as deliberate false information spread via social or conventional media. Fake medical news can mislead in order to damage an organization and/or a person. Another problematic consequence of a fake medical report is to make profits with some specific food, supplement or treatment. Available in English. Read More →

COVID-19: A Matter Close to the Heart [Originally published in Int. J. Cardiovasc. Sci.]

When approaching patients with COVID-19, cardiologists should be alert to new clinical manifestations, such as arrhythmias, left ventricular dysfunction and systemic embolism, which might be related to that condition, since there is much that is still unknown about it. Available in English. Read More →