People asking for evidence

This is a live and unedited list of evidence requests coming through our website, not including requests people have chosen to keep private. 

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Cosmic Perspective

The universe is 13.8 billion years old. [...]
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Mr. C.

Asians make more money than whites in the United States. [...]
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Intolerance Testing

Intolerance to various consumables can be tested for by examining your DNA from a strand of hair. An additional claim was made about preventing influenza infection with unrelated products. [...]
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Dyslexia

That wearing glasses with coloured lenses can help children learn to read if they have learning difficulties. [...]
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Tube Advert
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4head stick

"4head contains a powerful natural painkiller - 90% levomenthol - that can help block pain signals caused by tension headaches and relax the muscles in the head." "In fact, a [...]
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Frootloopery

Lemons can cure cancer [...]
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Clip from the Daily Telegraph article
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Trauma and left-handedness

That left-handedness is caused by trauma in the womb. [...]
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EU-level guide on work stress is not based on evidence

EU OSHA has created a whole e-guide about managing work-related stress. See the guide at: https://www.healthy-workplaces.eu/en/tools-and-resources/a-guide-to-psychosocial-risks. However, there is very little in the guide about effective interventions and what little [...]
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page from the supporters guide book, sent with tickets
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Twickenhams rugby 'eco-friendly' cups

That the new souvenir fan cups are 'green' and 'eco-friendly' [...]
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Clip from the Daily Telegraph
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iPads and reading

Children aged three to five often read for longer and had a better vocabulary when accessing touch-screen technology. [...]
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Fluoride is being forced down our throats and causing harm

Fluoride is in our drinking water and toothpaste and is bad for our health and wellbeing [...]
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Foods to boost your mood

Foods to boost your mood by Robert Hobson, Healthspan Head of Nutrition Salmon (omega 3 may help with symptoms of depression) Oats (slow release sugars useful to help maintain blood [...]
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Screenshot of part of the claims made by Cellfood DNA / RNA 30ml liquid
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Schmethylation

That 30ml of nucleic acids, ATP and some methyl groups can remethylate the bits of your DNA where methyl groups might have fallen off due to aging. (And that doing [...]
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Cardiac screening for all 14-35 year olds

All 14 to 35-year-olds should be screened to check for undiagnosed heart conditions [...]
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Craniosacral Therapy Claims

Anatomy textbooks stated that the cranial sutures were fused and unable to move in adulthood. Dr. Sutherland thought his inspiration to be absurd and resisted the notion that the skull [...]
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Casual acceptance of disruptive behaviour in classrooms

On there being a prevalence and acceptance, by teachers, of casual low-level disruptive behaviour in the classroom. The report included a survey as a basis for some figures and backing [...]
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Pharmaceutical drugs
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Long term efficacy of psychotropic drugs

Psychotropic drugs work better than placebo in the long run. [...]
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Do Bottle Bills cost much more than comprehensive recycling or litter control programs,

Cost much more than comprehensive recycling or litter control programs, [...]
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Catholic anti-vaccers

Getting you child vaccinated indirectly supports the abortion industry because drug companies use cells from aborted fetuses to make vaccines. [...]
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Preservatives and IQ scores

One study of one-million students showed people who ate a lunch without preservatives or artificial dyes scored 14% higher on IQ tests. More data: http://www.nvcc.edu/home/rgreen/PowerWeb05/Intelligence%20The%20Surprising%20Truth.pdf http://www.feingold.org/Research/BLUE/Page-11-NYschools.pdf AFAICT, the actual publication [...]
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Verizon LTE Claim

verizon wireless America's Largest 4G LTE NETWORK [...]
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Decline in drug use means war on drugs is being won

The decline in teen drug use shows that "The war on drugs is being won". [...]
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Drinking green tea keeps wrinkles at bay

Drinking green tea provides “a powerful dose of protective antioxidants that keep wrinkles at bay”. [...]
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Banner said 'Healing' in City Centre
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Claim of healing in Leicester

Healing through prayer [...]
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Sacred geometry enhances water

A flower symbol on a plastic bottle supposedly 'energetically enhances' the water contained within, using the power of 'sacred geometry' [...]
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