What the Poling Autism Case Means
March 14, 2008 by

For the past decade, advocacy groups have claimed that vaccines cause autism, a behavior and language disorder, in children. At the center of the debate is a compound called thimerosal, a mercury-based preservative that was used in most vaccines until around 2001. Many of the advocates, including Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in Salon, have accused …

What the Poling Autism Case Means – NIMH Statement
March 14, 2008 by

NIMH Statement on Chelation Trial for Autism Spectrum Disorders September 17, 2008 The protocol for a proposed National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) chelation study for autism that has been discussed for the past two years for human subjects’ protections has been discontinued. NIMH has decided that resources are better directed at this time to …