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. 

Screen grab of FoodDrinkEurope Press Release on trans fats
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Effect of a total ban of trans fats on small and medium sized enterprises.

There is overwhelming evidence that the consumption of trans-fats causes huge increases in the risk of coronary heart disease. Though the food and drink industry recognise the benefit of and [...]
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Livia - The Off Switch for Menstrual Pain

Livia’s technology is based on the "Gate Control Theory". Livia is transmitting a pulse that is keeping the nerves "busy". Busy nerves means that the nerve-gate is closed, therefore pain [...]
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artfromscience

Cow Urine and dung has therapeutic properties'. This is being promoted in India and we want evidence for these claims. Can you provide some? [...]
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Low Dose Naltrexone - treatment of cancer

From: http://www.ldnresearchtrust.org/sites/default/files/2016.pdf Low dose naltrexone: Recent research by Dr. Ian Zagon in Multiple Resistant Breast Cancer, has shown that it can stop breast cancer cells growing by acting on a [...]
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Image of the claims with a liver picture
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Hangover Cure?

From their website: Aftamath is a patented drink that has been scientifically tested to show that it helps hangovers. Utilizing the excellent effect of globefish protein extract which reduces acetaldehyde [...]
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Daily Mail article in which claims are made.
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Barry White helps with IVF

A study by Institut Marques in Ireland has shown that playing music, specifically Barry White, to embryos in petri dishes during the first five days of incubation increases the success [...]
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live life

parabens are good [...]
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Commons transport select committee urges Government not to proceed with current plans on all-lane running until more studies have been undertaken demonstrating it to be safe
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Is all-lane running a safe and effective solution to congestion on motorways?

All-lane running (opening the use of the hard shoulder as a permanent driving lane) is seen as a possible means of easing traffic congestion on busy motorways without the expense [...]
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a smiling couple beneath two 'drums' o Celabolin
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Joint pain

celabolin gives "instant relief from arthritis & joint pain" [...]
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Newspaper article stating the claim
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Sugar Tax

The government's proposed sugar tax will only reduce calorie intake by 5 calories [...]
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Organic food

Are organic foods better for you? ie do they contain less carcinogenic pesticides than non-organic foods? and is there any evidence to suggest that consuming organic products reduces a person's [...]
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"Chemical-free" & "Non-toxic" recipes & products

I've seen a boom in "non-toxic" or "chemical-free" cleaning products/DIY cleaning recipes and cosmetics lately. I'm interested to know, what is the correct term for these products? As far as [...]
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Jambirre

'The latest supplement trend for joint pain may be collagen', available at https://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/collagen-an-implausible-supplement-for-joint-pain/ . Having mild loss of joint space in the medial compartment on weight bearing, I am doing [...]
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Pills that claim to be 30 of your fruit and veg intake.

Juice Plus+ claims to make you feel better, have stronger hair, stronger nails and lead to wellness. It supposedly lets you have the nutrients of 30 fruit and veg portions [...]
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Magnetic bracelets
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Debunk

Product description3 x 1000g Magnets1500+ Negative-ions ccTrion:Z's award winning design combines the natural power of magnets and negative-ionsTrion:Z uses magnets in an Alternating North-South Polarity Orientation (ANSPO) to increase distribution [...]
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Avaaz weedkiller

A toxic weed-killer that probably causes cancer is so common that studies have found it in our blood, but we have we no idea when we are exposed to it. [...]
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Avaaz....week=dkiller

A toxic weed-killer that probably causes cancer is so common that studies have found it in our blood, but we have we no idea when we are exposed to it. [...]
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Cefaly offer a headband (£249) which they claim administers electrical pulses to nervers when worn and that this reduces the likelihood of future migraine attacks and can alleviate the symptoms when they do occur.
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Can the Cefaly headband treat and prevent migraines?

Cefaly offer a headband (£249) which they claim administers electrical pulses to nervers when worn and that this reduces the likelihood of future migraine attacks and can alleviate the symptoms [...]
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Its a tube in a cardboard box
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where are my unicorn tears?

Hi Ben -we met at SA and I told you I had been recommended a gel for my joints called Flexiseq by a chemist to ease my joint pain from [...]
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3207138/Don-t-clingy-Amid-mounting-evidence-plastic-food-wrap-harbours-host-toxins-doctors-urge-people-stop-using-it.html
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plastic causing cancer?

Plastic can cause cancer? [...]
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Eating an alkaline diet is good for your health

Eating an alkaline diet is good for you; improving digestion, skin tone, memory, happiness and energy levels and reducing cravings for stimulants. [...]
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Electric cars fill the air with as many toxins as diesels

Electric, hybrid and other eco-friendly cars fill the air with as many toxins as dirty diesels say scientists. [...]
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Copy of article
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Drinking wine before bed helps you lose weight

Drinking Wine Before Bed Helps You Lose Weight. Seriously. Science Says So - Marie Curie magazine Drinking Wine Before Bed Helps You Lose Weight. Seriously. Science Says So Lauren Franklin [...]
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Does Sugar rot your teeth

Does sugar rot your teeth [...]
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