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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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"Circumcision cuts risk of prostate cancer by 45%""Circumcision cuts risk of prostate cancer by 45%"
 
"Using mouthwash 3 times a day can give you cancer""Using mouthwash 3 times a day can give you cancer"
 
"The Sun calls for the screening age in England to be lowered from 25""The Sun calls for the screening age in England to be lowered from 25"
 
"Why you should NEVER keep your mobile in your bedroom""Why you should NEVER keep your mobile in your bedroom"
 
"Chemicals in food packaging may be health risk""Chemicals in food packaging may be health risk"
 
"Casual sex linked to depression and suicidal thoughts""Casual sex linked to depression and suicidal thoughts"
 
"Is BPA linked with increased risk of miscarriage?""Is BPA linked with increased risk of miscarriage?"
 
Chemicals in spray tan "may increase the incidence of cancer, diabetes, obesity and to impair fertility."Chemicals in spray tan "may increase the incidence of cancer, diabetes, obesity and to impair fertility."
 
"Danger to health in just one bottle of diet drink each day""Danger to health in just one bottle of diet drink each day"
 
"Lie detector tests set to be introduced to monitor sex offenders""Lie detector tests set to be introduced to monitor sex offenders"
 
"Antidepressants 'could be risk to unborn babies'""Antidepressants 'could be risk to unborn babies'"
 
"Are heavy metals in lipsticks linked to cancer?""Are heavy metals in lipsticks linked to cancer?"
 
"Coffee beans pill would beat diabetes""Coffee beans pill would beat diabetes"
 
"TV turns kids into monsters""TV turns kids into monsters"
 
"3p blood pressure pill beats dementia""3p blood pressure pill beats dementia"
 

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