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. 

freshly squeezed orange juice
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Orange Juice

The claim is from Joe & the juice https://www.joejuice.com/ in Solihull west midlands UK, I took my elderly mother into their establishment and asked for an orange juice . They [...]
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Baby wearing

That baby carriers e.g. Baby bjorn cause hip displasia. [...]
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A coffee a day...

3 cups of coffee a day reduces your risk of developing alzheimer's disease [...]
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Cancer Cure??

Calcium kills cancer [...]
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Maternity Tourism

There is a 'big problem' with 'maternity tourism' in the UK. I have seen a few articles suggesting passports be asked for at scans (http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/theresa-may-passport-checks-pregnant-women-hospitals-approval-maternity-tourism-a7357521.html) and this morning on BBC [...]
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incognito®

http://www.lessmosquito.com/ Tested to be 100% effective against mosquito bites. It is just as strong as any Deet based product yet incognito is certified as 100% natural and can be used [...]
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Word doc detailing the claims of the Council
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Knowle Relocation Project

East Devon District Council claims that its current headquarters at Knowle in Sidmouth, Devon are 'inefficient' and that any new build HQ will be 'inefficient' [...]
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Evidence requests

Hi I came across these slides which are being provided to schools which seem to imply that brains have different sexes? I was wondering if there was any evidence for [...]
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TFL cycling laser light

The claim is that expensive laser lights improve safety on bicycles. I have seen no evidence for this, although it is alluded to as 'improving safety'. The claim was first [...]
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EU rules for children on social media

"Kids on social media: children below a certain age will need to get their parents' permission ("parental consent") to open an account on social media such as Facebook, Instagram or [...]
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Climate Change Related Queries

bioenergy crops such as miscanthus are beneficial in adapting to climate change [...]
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Facial profiling reveals personality

Computer-vision and machine learning technology can analyze facial images and automatically reveal personalities in real-time. "We believe that knowing and understanding people is key to improving communications and making the [...]
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Screen grab from RealityWorks website claiming that they have evidence that their product reduces teen pregnancies
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Do infant simulators dolls reduce unwanted teen pregnancies?

Real Care infant simulators offer a highly effective approach to preventing teenage pregnancies. [...]
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photograph of newspaper page
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Property prices in Poynings and Pyecombe

Poynings and Pyecombe, West and East Sussex, Average detached house proce £2.644 million [...]
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Dreams mattress replacement

Recommendation for replacing your Mattress every 8 years [...]
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Graphic image of turmeric
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Science Confirms That Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs

Science Confirms That Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs. [...]
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Image of new born baby with larger than average sized head.
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Big-head babies and University Degrees

Big-headed babies are likely to earn university degrees. Professor Ian Deary of Edinburgh University claims that research has linked the size of a child’s head with their academic achievements later [...]
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Screenshot of the website's landing page
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FasciaBlaster - fact or fancy?

The FasciaBlaster (fasciablaster.com): -lessens the look of cellulite -breaks down fat cells -improves muscle performance [...]
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logonogo

Bulls are aggravated by the color red [...]
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Do the claims of the expensive phonics programme Read Write Inc have any evidence?

The claim is that Read Write Inc Phonics is effective in teaching phonics to young children - effective enough to justify throwing out previous (research-based) schemes and to justify education [...]
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Yoga mat
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Yoga in schools improve mental health?

It was reported by The Telegraph that Edward Timpson said children should be taught yoga and meditation "to enable all children to enjoy good mental health and emotional wellbeing" http://bit.ly/2c1INX3 [...]
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nutrigenomic testing

That the methylation Cycle and nutrigenomic testing are the pathway to wellbeing and health. [...]
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PACE

The PACE trial on the neurological disease chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) claims that graded exercise therapy and cognitive behaviour therapy are moderately effective for treating people with CFS. This claim [...]
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Nature Sunshine Capsicum unsubstantiated claims

https://www.vitaminking.com.au/capsicum-cayenne-475mg-100-capsules-by-natures-sunshine?___SID=U [...]
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Carbon Leakage

I have a question concerning the extension of carbon leakage measures beyond 2020. A study commissioned by DG CLIMA and conducted by ECORYS entitled” Carbon Leakage Evidence Project” published in [...]
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