Separating Myth from Reality
"...no substantial evidence links measles-mumps-rubella vaccine to
autism, or hepatits B vaccine to multiple sclerosis."
See article in American
and Autism in Japan: negative results (2007)
No difference in incidence of autism
between those who
had received MMR and those who didn't.
Evidence of Measles Virus in Autistic Children (2006)
"...no evidence of measles virus
persistence in the peripheral
blood mononuclear cells of children with autism ..."
and autism: a review of the literature (2006)
A systematic review of the scientific literature
evidence of a thimerosal connection or of the value
of chelation therapy.
and the changing epidemiology of autism.
No evidence MMR plays any role in the aetiology of autism
exposure in infants and developmental disorders
immunization protect against atopic disease?
". . . no evidence that thimerosal
exposure via DTP/DT vaccines causes
vaccines and autistic spectrum disorder
Colorado study: "Studies do not
link between thimerosal-containing vaccines and
ASD, and the pharmacokinetics of ethylmercury
make such an association less likely.
Israeli study: "There is no evidence that
such as Bacille Calmette-Guerin; pertussis;
influenza; measles, mumps, and rubella; or
smallpox have an effect on the risk of the
development of atopy later in life."
". . . early
vaccines could promote Th1
proliferation in response to the infectious agent
contained in it, which inhibits the
enhancement of atopic manifestations."
Immunization rates hit all time high
In a stunning blow to the mis-leading efforts of
anti-vaccinationists US immunization rates have
hit an all time high of 81%.
Timing of routine
immunisations and subsequent hay fever risk
New study in the BMJ concludes: "Immunisation
against DTP or MMR does not increase the risk
of hay fever."
Editorial Commentary on the
above study further
"Parents of children about to be vaccinated
reassured that common childhood vaccines are unlikely
to promote atopic disease."
Autism continues to
rise in Japan despite no MMR
Parents need have no more fears about the triple vaccine
against measles, mumps and rubella
vaccination and autism : what is the evidence for a causal association?
...using techniques from
molecular biology to
population-based epidemiology, and with a vast
number of independent researchers involved, none of
which has been able to corroborate the hypothesis.
New Vaccine Prevents
A vaccine against the virus that causes cervical cancer
and genital warts cut long-lasting infection by 90%
Thimerosol does not
cause developmental disorders
Two recent studies published in Pediatrics
thirmerosol in vaccines does not cause
from fiction in the etiology and treatment of autism:
A scientific review of the evidence.
of Anti-Vaccine Movements on Pertussis Control: the untold story
"Cases among children deprived of
vaccine may have
exceeded hundreds of thousands, and
clinical complications (eg, pneumonia,
and seizures) may have numbered tens of
What has caused the increase
The latest evidence suggests "Regular
chlorinated pools by young children is associated
an exposure dependent increase in lung epithelium
permeability and increase in the risk of developing
asthma . . ."
Thimerosol in vaccines
"The hypothesis that thimoersol exposure
the recommended childhood immunization has caused
neurodevelopmental disorders is not supported by
clinical or experimental evidence."
- MMR vaccine and Autism
". . . the evidence favors rejection of a
relationship at the populatioin level between MMR
vaccine and autistic spectrum disorders (ASD)."
Opposition to Immunization: A Pattern
of Deception * MUST READ *
Deceit on the web and elsewhere!
Anti_Immuniztion activists: more deception
immunization and Atopic/Allergy diseases:
Is there a connection? Special Supplement!
study shows no link between MMR vaccine and autism.
see also: -Commentary-
IMPORTANT: New BMJ study refutes pertussis vaccine/wheezing
Research summary refuting a MMR
vaccine and autism association
Scientific data do not support causal
association between autism and the
connection between flu
immunization and asthma
- Arch Fam Med -
DPT immunisation protects against SIDS
"Epidemiological evidence indicates infants
immunised against diphtheria, pertussis and
tetanus (DPT) are at decreased risk of
sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)."
Immunisation and Diabetes
". . . there is no clear evidence that any
currently used vaccine can prevent or induce
diabetes in humans. "
* * MAJOR STUDY BY HILTUNEN *
MMR, Autism and
Irritable Bowel Disease(IBD)
New study shows no association between MMR
and autism or Crohn's disease.
IMPORTANT: new study refutes
vaccine/Type 1 Diabetes connection!
Epidemiology study refutes vaccine/Type 1 Diabetes connection
ffects, thimerosol, MMR, DTP, DTaP,
asthma, diabetes, pertussis,
Recommended Web Site:
The National Network for
Time Magazine takes note of the increasing
chiropractors who are speaking out in defense of
another topic often lacking facts when discussed within the chiropractic profession
"We, as a profession, need to stop paying
overblown homage to a dead Davenport grocer
and his megalomaniac son. We need to wake up
and smell the data . . .
Journal of the Canadian
in Canada: A Success to Build On
"Outdated attitudes, misrepresented data, and
unsubstantiated allegations do a
disservice . . .
It is the responsibility of these provider groups
(chiropractors, etc) to ensure that a
their members understand the benefits of
immunization . . ."
of the Canadian Chiropractic Association
Immunization: an Update
"In view of the considerable scientific
for the desirability and efficacy of pertussis
immunization, chiropractic should encourage
patient participation in this worthwhile public
Journal of the Canadian
to the Editor on the above Pertussis article:
"While not a panacea, immunization is probably
one of the most effective public health care
Journal of the Canadian
a historical perspective.
Examines chiropractic's traditional
(and often irrational) bias against
Pediatrics Journal * *
NOTICE: Chiropractic anti-vaccinationist Dr. Tedd
Koren was sued in 2002 by Dr. Stephen Barrett, M.D., founder of Quackwatch and Chirobase,
for libel and false reporting.
A copy of the deposition taken from Dr. Koren is available online. Readers are
invited to read the actual deposition
and decide for themselves whether Koren's responses are open, candid and professional; or
whether they represent obfuscation and dissembling.
Early immunization with a combination vaccine
has positive effects on general immune
Immunization FAQ Site
An excellent and comprehensive
site covering many immunization
Debate" : response to Harris Coulter