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Congenital Rubella Syndrome: a Novel Form of Mercury Poisoning? by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 13 Sep 2010 3:25pm I considered titling this: A peak into the upcoming book “Age of Autism?” as this seems to show us the sorts of arguments that will be made in that book. One of the known environmental causes of autism is Congenital Rubella Syndrome , or CRS. This was discussed as part of a presentation to the IACC, What Causes Autism? The Case for an E ... Read on »
Andrew Wakefield and Vaccine Safety by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 30 Apr 2013 4:46pm All about Andy Even if everything Andrew Wakefield says about the safety of MMR were true it would still not advance the claim that it causes autism. Having failed, over the past 15 years, to come up with evidence for his theory of a link between the MMR vaccine and autism (or even for his original claim of a link between measles virus ... Read on »
New thimerosal/autism paper – signal vs noise by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 13 Sep 2010 9:25am The new thiomersal paper that Sully has blogged will be attacked by the antivaxxers in at least one key area. The area that will be attacked is – to those well schooled in the way good science operates – a standard way to improve the signal to noise ratio of the results. Or to put it another way, ensures ‘cleaner’ results. From the paper ... Read on »
Generation Rescue’s Vaccinated/Unvaccinated Study by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 07 Jun 2010 6:02pm Generation Rescue and other groups have been calling for an independent study of health outcomes comparing vaccinated and unvaccinated populations. They recently announced at the AutismOne conference that they had announced that they had procured funding for the project. They had been trying to get funding for this p ... Read on »
Maternal Infection Requiring Hospitalization During Pregnancy and Autism Spectrum Disorders by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 04 May 2010 12:59pm One known possible environmental cause of autism is rubella infections in the mother during a pregnancy. This can lead to a condition called “Congenital Rubella Syndrome”. Many with CRS have very significant disabilities, including intellectual disablity and autism. The epidemiological team at Aarhus, Denmark, h ... Read on »
Dr. Omer on Vaccines by Steve D. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:12pm I don't spend too much time writing on this blog about vaccines. The reason is not that I don't think it is important - I think this is a very important issue that spans health, politics, science, human and financial resources, and quality of life issues for autistics. The main reason I don't spend too much time on it is that other bloggers suc ... Read on »
Could a 'gastric bypass in ... by John R. Posted Sat 30 Mar 2013 9:07am Could a 'gastric bypass in a pill' spell an end to diets and be the key to tackling obesity? Probably not.  Any such effect would be marginal.  It's a rodent study anyway Shedding the pounds without dieting, exercising or resorting to surgery sounds impossibly far-fetched.  But it could one day become a reality, thanks to probiotic tabl ... Read on »
Immunization (Vaccinations) Can Prevent the Need for a Transplant. by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Sat 17 Aug 2013 6:22am By Bob Aronson We could significantly cut the demand for transplantable organs if we took better care of our bodies.  The supply/demand concept is as applicable to human organs as it is to the sale of cars.  But, with cars we can meet increased demand by building more cars.  Unfortunately we can’t build more organs and we can’t seem to pers ... Read on »
Can Influenza Vaccines Cause Maternal Immune Activation Linked To Autism? by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 Jan 2013 12:00am By Teresa Conrick There have been numerous studies over the years, attempting to show a connection from maternal flu to autism. The original studies seemed to develop from the idea that those mothers who had flu during their pregnancy went on to have babies who later developed schizophrenia: Children’s Health: Flu, Fetus ... Read on »
Weekly Wrap: Yes, Blame Government For the Return of Measles by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Apr 2013 12:00am By Dan Olmsted The British media and medical establishment can't get over Andy Wakefield's gall when he claimed, in a post published here, that an outbreak of measles in Wales is squarely the fault of British health officials. Has the man no decency? At long last, has he no decency? Well, I certainly agree with Andy tha ... Read on »