Thimerosal Threatens Males More

Posted on Sep 10, 2008 in Autism, Heavy Metals

I found this post at ageofautism.com and found it very interesting.

Three Canadian researchers were experimenting with Thimerosal on mice for reasons having nothing to do with the vaccine mercury-autism debate. But they stumbled across the fact that Thimerosal was three times more toxic to male rats than female rats — “the first report of gender-selective toxicity of thimerosal.” Given the way it mirrors the gender differences in autism, this is a huge deal, even if preliminary. Below is the Geiers’ discussion of the study’s significance and HERE is a link to the study itself. As our AOA colleague Mark Blaxill says, “the facts tend to cluster around a good hypothesis.” — Dan Olmsted

Read the full Blog post at ageofautism.com here.