Posts Tagged "autism treatment"

Failing the Smell Test

Posted on Oct 13, 2008 in Autism, Heavy Metals

From the Health Sciences Institute: I’m never surprised when powerful corporations and their government pals subvert science and suppress the truth. That story is as old as the hills. But I’m ALWAYS infuriated. Puffed-up claims In 2006, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) was given permission to proceed with a study that would test chelation treatment in children with autism. Simple, right? The treatment is somewhat controversial (it removes heavy metals from the body), but let’s at least test it and see if this could be a breakthrough for autistic kids and their...

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Landmark Study Finds Mercury Poisoning Causes Autism

Posted on Oct 10, 2008 in Autism, Heavy Metals

PRESS RELEASE CONTACTS: For Immediate Release CoMeD President [Rev. Lisa K. Sykes (Richmond, VA) 804-364-8426] October 10, 2008 CoMeD Sci. Advisor [Dr. King (Lake Hiawatha, NJ) 973-263-4843] WASHINGTON, DC – New study, “Biomarkers of Environmental Toxicity and Susceptibility in Autism” in the peer-reviewed Journal of the Neurological Sciences(1), confirms a causal link between subacute mercury poisoning in children and their autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis. The autism community reported that this study presents, “…some compelling...

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A blog provides a way for strangers to financially support each other for Autism Treatments

Posted on Aug 13, 2008 in Autism

Tori Tuncan barely knew Logan Rogers or his mom, but she posted their request on her blog: “Logan, 10 years old, is unable to ride his bike because he has `absolutely no muscle tone.’ He needs occupational therapy. Insurance will cover it, but his mom needs $250, immediately, to pay for the evaluation up front. “Can you lend his mom the money?” Within eight hours, Tuncan had raised the funds for Logan’s mom, thanks to five strangers who agreed to the loans. One lender was from Oregon, another from the Cayman Islands. The rest were from who knows where. For...

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Autism Treatment Study

Posted on Jul 14, 2008 in Autism, Heavy Metals

Birmingham HBOT is the only treatment center in Alabama offering large pressurized tanks used to immerse the brains of autistic children in oxygen, to try to reverse some of the effects of the disease. Now, some children undergoing hyperbaric therapy are also being treated for toxic metal exposure with a treatment called chelation. “Chelation is basically using either natural or drugs to remove either lead or mercury,” said Dr. David Adams. He says the medical community has been slow to accept the treatment due to lack of evidence, but a new study could soon change that. “I...

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Newsday Article: Government weighs chelation study in autistic children

Posted on Jul 14, 2008 in Autism, Chronic Disease, Heavy Metals

BY DELTHIA RICKS – Newsday |¬†¬†¬† July 11, 2008 For two years Christine Heeren has diligently taken her son to a Long Island physician for intravenous infusions of a compound she says not only “detoxifies” the boy, but erases many obvious signs of autism. The treatment is called chelation therapy, infusions developed more than 70 years ago and used since to purge lead from the blood. Parents who blame their children’s autism on mercury from vaccines call the unapproved treatment a godsend. Medical experts from the Centers for Disease Control...

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