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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Goop

That outside of the US, most countries use homeopathy as a first line of defence against ailments [...]
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DanS_Waggon

Transport for London (via their contractor Tower Transit) has been running zero emission hydrogen fuel cell buses on route RV1 between Covent Garden and Tower Gateway since 2011. [...]
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i love nutrition

green tea extract can help lose weight? [...]
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Joelchan

green tea extract can help lose weight? [...]
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It's the claim made directly on their website
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Dog Rocks

That placing a rock into a dog's drinking water can help to reduce "lawn burn" caused by urination. [...]
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A letter from Theresa May PM
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extra funding for NHS every year? How

to guarantee our economic security, to deliver better-paying jobs, a good school place for every child, real technical education - and extra funding, every year, for a strong NHS....reduce immigration [...]
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Image of British Isles made up of people standing representing net migration to the UK, and claims on the right
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Net migration to the UK and the impact of the EU on this

Net migration has risen by more than 1.8 million people since Theresa May became Prime Minister. Theresa May is committed to spending £14bn on foreign aid The European Court of [...]
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Misleading bar chart
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Misleading Labour bar chart

Labour in second place and Liberal Democrats cannot win in Kingston, despite the Lib Dem candidate being the MP for many years prior to previous election. [...]
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Passage showing the claim against newham council
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Evidence about newham council opacity

The leaflet claims that newham council was not open about it's finances [...]
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General election: Green party claim

Incentives to take diesel vehicles off the roads will help end the public health crisis caused by air pollution [...]
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General election: Liberal Democrats party claim

introducing a new Young Person’s Bus Discount Card, for young people aged 16–21, giving a two-thirds discount on bus travel, will allow young people to access education, apprenticeships, and work [...]
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Tritan causes estrogenic activity?

Tritan plastic is dangerous due to it causing estrogenic activity when used for food preparation. [...]
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Evidence for Prostap pre-cycle for endo sufferers

My ivf consultant is recommending 3 months of Prostap to 'calm down' my endometriosis before my next cycle. I've not been told how much this may increase my chances and [...]
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It is a graph showing that as corporate tax has gone down the tax rate has gone down
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Is corporate tax take rising despite falling corporate tax rates?

Corporate tax receipts have risen over the last 5 years. [...]
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fake news left/right

From BBC article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-39592010 "It [fake news] affects both the right and the left. It affects educated and uneducated. So the stereotypes of it being simply right-wing and simply uneducated [...]
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Autism vaccination claims

I've been sent this on fb and asked to comment. It's doing the rounds and wondered if you'd be able to look at it. Seems like it's claims go far [...]
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Advert accompanied by "poverty porn" photo of baby
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Save the Children poverty porn

"£65 could help feed a severely malnourished child for ten weeks" [in East Africa] [...]
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Website screenshot of claims.
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Radioactive radon health spa

Radon gas, a radioactive alpha particle emitter, is beneficial to health when inhaled. [...]
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Can't locate study

Harvard and INSEAD study proves that meditation and intuition are the key tools for executives in the twenty-first century [...]
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Oils, vaccinations, and... everything

I have some very common topics to ask about, and I can find mountains of evidence by googling..... BUT I guess that would make me a hypocrite since thats what [...]
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Are "brain claims" about Whole Brain Teaching (WBT) true

Whole Brain Teaching (WBT) is an approach based on the philosophy of using the whole brain to engage students in learning. WBT was also known as “Power Teaching” which started [...]
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http://www.thefacultylounge.org/2016/11/an-open-letter-to-dr-simon-wessely-defender-of-the-pace-study.html
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Powerful peoples claims still need to be substantiated by objective science

Simon Wessley et al claim that GET and CBT are safe and effective for people with ME/CFS - and that the PACE trial found GET and CBT to be effective. [...]
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Instagram post of a woman in a pool with the claim below
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Nuffield Health Health MOTs

Nuffield Health Fitness Clubs claim that gym members are twice as likely to stay on track with a health MOT [...]
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screenshot of aninfographic shared on facebook
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Dairy and cancer

Dairy increases risk of cancer - Is this significant? Does it mean we should we stop eating dairy? [...]
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Daily Mail online headline and map
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Should we be worried about the deadly unexplained particles?

'Deadly radioactive particles are found across Europe, and scientists have no idea where they came from' [...]
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