Reviews of articles by: Anonymous

CLAIM REVIEWS

Colloidal silver does not treat infections when taken orally and can cause side effects

CLAIM
"Colloidal silver is effective for any infection"

SOURCE: Anonymous, The Natural Health Library

Published: 23 Jan 2020

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HIV drug Truvada linked to kidney damage and bone density loss, but risks are low and usually outweighed by the drug’s benefits

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"You took Truvada to help protect against HIV, not increase your risk of kidney or bone problems."

SOURCE: Anonymous, A Case for Women

Published: 24 Dec 2019

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Popular Facebook meme misleadingly suggests that the measles vaccine caused 2019 Samoa measles outbreak

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"Measles vaccine caused Samoa measles outbreak"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Stop Mandatory Vaccination

Published: 13 Dec 2019

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Endocannabinoids in human breast milk are important for human development, but not present in cannabis

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"human breast milk naturally contains the same cannabinoids found in the Cannabis plant"

SOURCE: Anonymous, CBDLife

Published: 15 Nov 2019

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ADHD prevalence in France is similar to that of other developed countries like the US, cultural differences notwithstanding

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"These two very different cultures have different ADHD levels in children, in America the rate is 19 percent, and in France, it’s .5% – a half of a percent"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Marilyn Wedge, World's Finest New Recipes, Psychology Today

Published: 21 Oct 2019

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Study did not report that cannabis smoking leads to “complete remission” of Crohn’s disease, contrary to widely-circulated claim

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"smoking marijuana causes ‘complete remission’ of Crohn’s disease"

SOURCE: Anonymous, UK Health Expert, BloomsMag

Published: 10 Oct 2019

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Claim that ginger is more effective than chemotherapy for cancer treatment is unsupported

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"ginger is 10,000x more effective at killing cancer than chemo"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Feature Remedies, Health Holistic Living

Published: 30 Sep 2019

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Claim that fasting regenerates the human immune system is unsupported, only based on study in mice

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"the act of fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Daily Health Post

Published: 27 Sep 2019

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Sunscreen protects against skin cancer, contrary to widespread claim that it causes cancer

CLAIM
"Recent Study Shows How Sunscreen Causes Cancer, Not the Sun"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Awareness Act, Midlands Directory, Collective Evolution

Published: 21 Aug 2019

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Internet meme inaccurately claims that fruit is injected with HIV-contaminated blood

CLAIM
"a [group] of people is injecting fruits with blood containing HIV and AIDS"

SOURCE: Anonymous, Flops n' Memes

Published: 13 Aug 2019

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