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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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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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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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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