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For the record

For the Record

When scientific evidence is misrepresented in the news, experts can set the record straight. 'For the record' pieces have responded to articles making dodgy science claims, ranging from junk food causing allergies, magnets easing the symptoms of menopause or that perfume can make your unborn baby infertile.

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Response to "Breastfed children have higher level of toxic chemicals"Response to "Breastfed children have higher level of toxic chemicals"
 
Response to headline "Bulk of research on impacts of ocean acidification is FLAWED"Response to headline "Bulk of research on impacts of ocean acidification is FLAWED"
 
Are environmental factors causing an increase in dementia?Are environmental factors causing an increase in dementia?
 
Response to headline "Smoking during pregnancy raises risk of having children who carry out crimes"Response to headline "Smoking during pregnancy raises risk of having children who carry out crimes"
 
Are police not investigating burglaries at odd numbered houses?Are police not investigating burglaries at odd numbered houses?
 
Authors respond to "pregnant women should be tested for alcohol"Authors respond to "pregnant women should be tested for alcohol"
 
Response to headlines on the doping scandal: "sport's dirtiest secret" Response to headlines on the doping scandal: "sport's dirtiest secret"
 
Response to "We're exposed to hormone-disrupting BPA just by breathing"Response to "We're exposed to hormone-disrupting BPA just by breathing"
 
Response to "The not-so-sweet truth about sugar"Response to "The not-so-sweet truth about sugar"
 
Response to reports of human hands being "less evolved" than chimpsResponse to reports of human hands being "less evolved" than chimps
 
Study author responds to headline "Road from rags to riches can lead to an early death"Study author responds to headline "Road from rags to riches can lead to an early death"
 
"Fizzy drinks 'kill 180,000 a year'""Fizzy drinks 'kill 180,000 a year'"
 
"Cancer risk from chemical cocktail""Cancer risk from chemical cocktail"
 
Researchers respond to headlines claiming "Sunscreen blamed for drop in sperm counts" Researchers respond to headlines claiming "Sunscreen blamed for drop in sperm counts"
 
Researcher responds to "Don't delay motherhood past 35" headlinesResearcher responds to "Don't delay motherhood past 35" headlines
 

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