Researchers & Department of Defense Question Multiple Vaccine Administration
SafeMinds Asks, “Is Mercury a Common Factor?”
Mitochondrial Disease in Autism Spectrum Disorder Patients, published last week in PLOS One by investigators from the Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins Kennedy Krieger Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital concluded that disturbance in mitochondria (energy production cells) is an underlying mechanism in a subset of individuals with autism. “There might be no difference between the inflammatory or catabolic stress of vaccinations and that of common childhood diseases” they said, and “large, population-based studies will be needed to identify a possible relationship of vaccination with autistic regression in persons with mitochondrial cytopathies.”
Regarding findings by Elliott and colleagues in August, the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation stated that mitochondrial disorder is likely to be at the core of many health conditions including autism. These latest findings provide additional evidence that the link between autism and mitochondrial disorders is not “rare,” as government officials characterized it after the Poling family was recently compensated for their daughter’s vaccine injury.
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Environmental mercury exposure has also been linked to mental retardation, Attention Deficit Disorder and autism. SafeMinds President
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