Archived | TalkAutism: Vaccine Injuries: Legal Issues and Autism with Jeff Sells | Circa October 22, 2002 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Vaccines Do NOT Cause Autism Autism Society of America: Not An Autistic Ally Screenshot of ParentHoodPlace.com transcript with Jeff Sell from the Autism Society of America board. Full text below. The following transcript is of a Specialty Chat hosted on ParenthoodPlace.com chat area. They are brought to our visitors as a convenience for those that missed the …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Policy Statement on Mercury and Autism | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Policy Statement on Mercury and Autism Background Mercury is a ubiquitous environmental toxin. Exposure to all three of its forms, organic, inorganic, or elemental, can have adverse effects on the developing nervous system. Medical science has known of potentially grave effects of high dose mercury exposure since the late 19th century. Only recently, however, have questions …

Archived | Thimerosal: What You Should Know via The Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia | Circa Spring 2006 #AutisticHistory

vec_thimerosalDownload Q &A Volume 1 Spring 2006 Thimerosal: What you should know Vaccine Education Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Some parents are concerned that thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative contained in the influenza vaccine, causes autism. However, during the past few years, a series of biological and epidemiological studies have shown this concern to …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Environmental Factors in Autism Initiative | Circa December 2007

Environmental Factors in Autism Initiative The role of environmental factors in the development of autism is a crucial area of study. Although we know that genetics is an important factor, genetics alone may not account for all cases of autism. The increase in the reported number of autism cases has generated extreme concern over the …

Archived | Cure Autism Now/Autism Speaks: Isaac Pessah, Ph.D. Receives Inaugural CAN Environmental Innovator Award | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Isaac Pessah, Ph.D. Receives Inaugural CAN Environmental Innovator Award Cure Autism Now (CAN) is pleased to name Isaac Pessah, Ph.D., as recipient of its first CAN Environmental Innovator Award. This award was designed to identify and support researchers who are studying how relevant exposures to toxins translate into altered biology, and how this is related to …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Effect of Mercury on Apoptosis of Neuronal Cells | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Effect of Mercury on Apoptosis of Neuronal Cells  Leman Yel, M.D., University of California, Irvine Grant abstract:Organic mercury compounds are known to be toxic mainly to the nervous system. Recently, the similarities between the neurological findings in mercury exposure and autism have come to attention. It has been estimated that children are exposed to a …

Archived | Autism Speaks: A Comparative Study Evaluating the Dose-Responsiveness Effects of methylmercury and Thimerosal on Select Nervous, Immune and Enzyme Parameters | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

A Comparative Study Evaluating the Dose-Responsiveness Effects of methylmercury and Thimerosal on Select Nervous, Immune and Enzyme Parameters  Deborah Keil, Ph. D. Medical Univeristy of South Carolina  Grant Abstract:Infantile autism (IA) is a neurodevelopmental syndrome found in 1-5 cases of every 10,000 children with boys acquiring this syndrome 3-5 times more than girls. The spectrum …