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HuckleB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-17-10 07:36 PM
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OSR#1: Industrial chemical or autism treatment?
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Edited on Sun Jan-17-10 07:47 PM by HuckleB
Parents giving kids compound created for use in mining, sold as supplement
http://www.chicagotribune.com/health/chi-autism-chemica...

"An industrial chemical developed to help separate heavy metals from polluted soil and mining drainage is being sold as a dietary supplement by a luminary in the world of alternative autism treatments.

Called OSR#1, the supplement is described on its Web site as an antioxidant not meant to treat any disease. But the site lists pharmacies and doctors who sell it to parents of children with autism, and the compound has been promoted to parents on popular autism Web sites.

"I sprinkle the powder into Bella's morning juice and onto Mia and Gianna's gluten free waffle breakfast sandwich," wrote Kim Stagliano, managing editor of Age of Autism and mother of three girls on the autism spectrum, in an enthusiastic post last spring. "We've seen some nice 'Wows!' from OSR."

A search of medical journals unearthed no papers published about OSR#1, though the compound's industrial uses have been explored in publications such as the Journal of Hazardous Materials.

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A related link: http://autism-news-beat.com/archives/743

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Looks like the FDA dropped the ball again. I could say much more about the bizarre nature of such a treatment being used by the managing editor of the Age of Autism, but... why?

This is quite depressing.



:-( ;(
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