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  • Autism

    Neurotoxins

    One reason that I have doubts about thimerosal as a cause of autism goes back to mechanism of action. Are there any specific compounds that are know to cause specific neurological problems? (There are plenty that cause more diffuse symptoms, often motor-related, such as tardive dyskinesia.) Well, there’s one prominent example: MPTP, known to… Read More
  • Autism

    Doing Justice to Thimerosal, And the Story

    Like Charles Murtaugh, I’ve been trying to get around to writing something about the thimerosal issue for some time. There are so many angles to the story that it’s hard to know where to begin. They are, in no particular order: Is thimerosal safe? Was it safe when kids didn’t get so many vaccines, but… Read More
  • Autism

    Doing Justice to Thimerosal, and the Story

    Like Charles Murtaugh, I’ve been trying to get around to writing something about the thimerosal issue for some time. There are so many angles to the story that it’s hard to know where to begin. They are, in no particular order: Is thimerosal safe?Was it safe when kids didn’t get so many vaccines, but became… Read More
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