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mzmolly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-13-11 10:13 PM
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225. I posted several studies. What specific words do you need to see?
Edited on Thu Jan-13-11 10:47 PM by mzmolly
I don't know of any study that will spell out the words you and your friends appear to require, verbatim.

Also, you're not following the discussion closely enough to claim expertise on what I've discussed with anyone. I've noted that the possible MMR pathway to autism differs from the potential mercury pathway. See the study I noted on this below, for clarification.

(Here's a short recap of some of the study conclusions from studies I've posted in response to inquiries from hippy.)

Potential viral pathogenic mechanism for new variant inflammatory bowel disease

CONCLUSIONS: The data confirm an association between the presence of measles virus and gut pathology in children with developmental disorder.

...

From EHP

Mercury (Hg) is a potent neurodevelopmental toxicant commonly encountered as dietary methylmercury, which adversely affects enzymes, cellular membrane function, and neurotransmitter levels (17,18). Mercury causes oxidative stress, lipid peroxidation, and mitochondrial dysfunction and disrupts synaptic transmission, microtubule formation, amino acid transport, and cellular migration in the developing brain (19).

...

Mercury induces inflammatory mediator release from human mast cells

"As a result, the findings of the present study provide a biological mechanism for how low levels of mercury may contribute to ASD pathogenesis."

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Autism Risk Linked To Distance From Power Plants, Other Mercury-Releasing Sources


"We suspect low-dose exposures to various environmental toxicants, including mercury, that occur during critical windows of neural development among genetically susceptible children may increase the risk for developmental disorders such as autism."

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Immunological findings in autism

"Two main immune dysfunctions in autism are immune regulation involving pro-inflammatory cytokines and autoimmunity. Mercury and an infectious agent like the measles virus are currently two main candidate environmental triggers for immune dysfunction in autism."


Comparison of blood and brain mercury levels in infant monkeys exposed to methylmercury or vaccines containing thimerosal


"In primates, you actually get more mercury in the brain after exposure to ethyl mercury than with methyl mercury -- it has an easier time crossing the blood-brain barrier." ~ Thomas Burbacher


The studies I've noted "collectively" help support my conclusion that autism has developed as a result of vaccination. Conclusions like "low levels of mercury may contribute to ASD (autism) pathogenesis" clearly denote that mercury can contribute to autism. This becomes more compelling when taken into the context of other study conclusions such as - "In primates, you actually get more mercury in the brain after exposure to ethyl mercury than with methyl mercury -- it has an easier time crossing the blood-brain barrier."

I personally don't know how someone can deny the fact that there are studies that support a possible link? You can say you don't find the studies compelling. Or that they don't prove a connection. That's fine.

I'll admit, I believe that autism as a result of vaccination, happens in a small number of children. The vaccine court agreed with the overall opinion on this, when they awarded the Poling family a judgment based upon the evidence in her case.

Question. Do you think that Hannah Poling was not injured as a result of vaccination? If so, it seems we'll have to agree to disagree? Are you big enough to do that? To allow someone to examine the evidence and disagree?

Edited for grammar.
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