FANNING THE VACCINE-AUTISM LINK : Neurology Today

An abstract is unavailable.   In “After Vaccine-Autism Case Settlement, MDs Urged to Continue Recommending Vaccines” (June 5), Dawn Fallik correctly cites Jenny McCarthy as a celebrity fanning the flames of the vaccine-autism link. McCarthy also makes parents think that autism can be cured with unproven treatments — as she claims is the case with … Continue reading FANNING THE VACCINE-AUTISM LINK : Neurology Today

Thiomersal controversy – Wikipedia

The thiomersal controversy describes claims that vaccines containing the mercury-based preservative thiomersal contribute to the development of autism and other brain development disorders.[1] Thimerosal is no longer used in children's vaccines in the United States, except some types of flu shots.[2] While exposure to mercurymay result in damage to brain, kidneys, and developing fetus,[3] the current scientific consensus has found no convincing scientific evidence supporting claims that thiomersal has such effects.[4][5] Thiomersal … Continue reading Thiomersal controversy – Wikipedia

Chelation therapy – Wikipedia

Chelation therapy From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Chelation therapy Two molecules of deferasirox, an orally administered chelator, binding iron. Deferasirox is used in the treatment of transfusional iron overloadin people with thalassemia. [edit on Wikidata] Chelation therapy is a medical procedure that involves the administration of chelating agents to remove heavy metals from the body.[1] Chelation therapy has a long … Continue reading Chelation therapy – Wikipedia