Andrew Wakefield unable to sue in Texas for deformation

Texas – On Friday September 19, a state appeals court in Texas ruled that Andrew Wakefield, who lost his medical license in 2010 after his research on autism was discredited, is unable to sue the British publication, the British Medical Journal, for deformation in Texas. The articles concerned raised questions concerning the accuracy of the […]

Autralian researchers find no link between autism and vaccines

University of Sydney – Researchers at the University have found no link between autism and vaccines, the Guardian newspaper report. The results published in the journal Vaccine, gathered information on all studies carried out on links between autism and vaccines for diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, as well as MMR. The data covered more than 1.25 […]

Autism Myths and Misconceptions – Part 7 – External Causes & Triggers

When a child is diagnosed with autism some parents may struggle with this initially.  When they first find out they usually don’t have a great deal of knowledge about autism, and they more than likely don’t know about the positive aspects of the condition – or that nearly everybody with autism has a good quality […]