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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when swallowing gum the gum will stay in your gut for years

when you swallow gum it stays in your tummy for years [...]
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hair straightner

experts say hair irons can make your hair go more frizzy... and even fall out Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1364670/The-hair-raising-truth-straighteners-They-make-hair-fall-out.html#ixzz48UVTqF6i Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook [...]
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glasses

can wearing glasses damage your eyes? [...]
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Sugar

Sugar rots your teeth [...]
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Claims clinical dokumentation, no direct claims of effekt but the undertone suggests positive effects.
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Medox, relevant effect on health?

The artery to lasting health [...]
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7 day NHS plans - Weekend mortality

Dear Secretary of State, I am writing to you as a doctor and as a patient. I would like to enquire about your plans for the future of the National [...]
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Letter from Theresa May to Prof Les Iversen
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Kratom safety - psychoactive substances bill

Kratom is 'of course harmful' [...]
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UKIP Surrey police commissioner leaflet
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UKIP Surrey crime statistics

UKIP claim in their canvassing leaflet for their Surrey police commissioner candidate that: - Reports of serious crime soared in Surrey between 2013/14 and 2014/15. - The number of crimes [...]
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ThinkerSociety

Sun exposure increases hormonal production. [...]
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Acupuncture and pain

Acupuncture can help back pain by: providing pain relief - by stimulating nerves located in muscles and other tissues, acupuncture leads to release of endorphins and other neurohumoral factors and [...]
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European Parliament PNR directive

That the fight against terrorism is the primary reason behind the PNR proposal, and that the effects proposed therein will have effect on this issue. Full info here: http://thefirewindow.annaleida.com/2016/04/27/asking-for-evidence/ [...]
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Screen shot of Web article
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Nonsense juice diet

A diet of tea and vegetable juice can kill cancer cells [...]
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I m test or infertility so plz tel me it's normal
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sona

Infertility fsh 7.3 lh 5.75 prl 14.03 [...]
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Xls medical losing weight
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Xls-medicine claim of weight loss is based on no evidence

Lose 3x more weight [...]
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Dyson claim: Paper towels contain bacteria

Up to 88% of unused paper towels tested in the U.S. contain bacteria, which can transfer to your hands. How much of this bacteria is actually harmful bacteria? [...]
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Eat well Plate guidance for dairy replacement options

That non-dairy drinks such as soya milk can be considered a good replacement for actual milk if fortified with calcium. Therefore can any drink simply be fortified with calcium and [...]
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Do raw quails' eggs boost immunity?

Raw quail's eggs boost immunity [...]
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Coconut oil, coconut milk and brain health

1. MCT ketogenic diet has positive effect on Alzheimer's disease and brain health (can cure and prevent). 2. Unlike other ketogenic diet, MCT generate more ketones per unit of energy [...]
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Are the claims behind Dr Hyman's 10-Day Detox Diet reliable?

Dr Mark Hyman's 10-day detox diet claims to activate the body's natural ability to burn fat and lose weight fast, up to 10 lbs in just 10 days. [...]
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Endangered Primate Recovery

Primate rehabilitation centers are effective in restoring endangered species. [...]
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Hiit training - true or false?

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) continues to burn calories for 18 hours after you finish working out, which low intensity cardio doesn't do. Is this true? [...]
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Daily Mail Headline

Daily Mail headline 'Now EU wants deal with Putin!' [...]
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Heated Tobacco Products

Companies including Philip Morris are preparing a global drive to sell cigarette-like products that they claim are 90 per cent less harmful because the tobacco in them is heated, not [...]
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BBC claims person is a 'cannabis addict'

Clayton Williams is described on the BBC as a 'cannabis-addict'. I wasn't aware there was any evidence to support cannabis addiction. So I queried it. Dependency maybe, but not addiction. [...]
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Letter from the Leave.EU campaign
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Leave.EU claims the UK contributes €20bn to the EU annually

The UK pays €20 billion every year to the EU budget [...]
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