New study further diminishes link between MMR and autism

Some parents still refuse to immunise their children with the MMR vaccine although there is little medical evidence to substantiate a link between the vaccine and autism. A study which has analysed 20,000 reports published between 2010 and 2013 has determined that there is nothing to vaccines and autism a finding Time magazine says “researchers […]

Robert Kennedy Jr : Thimerosal, vaccination and political fireworks

Robert Kennedy Jr has once again inflamed the Thimerosal vaccination debate by threatening to publish his book “Thimerosal: Let the Science speak” which contains information he claims the CDC is hiding from the American public. It’s not the first time Kennedy, an attorney for the natural defence council has made the claim, and been rebuffed. […]

Andrew Wakefield’s MMR and vaccination claim resurfaces

There seems to be some new research published weekly that refutes to make a claim that discredited Doctor Andrew Wakefield’s claims to a link between the MMR vaccination and Autism development. Autism Daily Newscast would like to point out that NO medical evidence has yet been determined for the causes or development of Autism or […]

Male brain and the role of testosterone and thimerosal in autism – an opinion

Editor’s Note: Occasionally at Autism Daily Newscast we receive emails which pose interesting questions. One such email was received last week by Tony Bateson, in response to an article we published regarding Robert F Kennedy Jr’s as yet unpublished book about the MMR vaccinations. I will allow Mr Bateson himself to voice his opinion, and […]

Why has it taken so long for Autism Speaks to announce vaccines do not cause autism?

The big news last Thursday was the statement release in response to the measles outbreak in the US by Rob Ring, chief science officer of Autism Speaks, which finally stated that vaccines do not cause autism, and parents should vaccinate. “Over the last two decades, extensive research has asked whether there is any link between childhood vaccinations and […]

Kristin Cavallari decides against vaccination due to fear of autism

Kristin Cavallari, star of The Hills and wife of Chicago Bears football player Joe Cutler has openly declared she will not be vaccinating her children due to fear of autism. In an interview with Lisa Kennedy of Fox Business News on March 13, Ms Cavallari, who is pregnant with her second child, told the audience that […]

Vaccination poll a draw with Autism Daily Newscast readers

We asked readers in a recent poll to ask whether they believe in vaccinating children. The link between autism and vaccination has always been hotly debated in the media, and in recent months we have reported stories on Andrew Wakefield’s controversial claim resurfacing, and independent news sources claiming that a new paper had been found […]

Mercury in Autism Vaccines – the debate hots up once more

Every so often, the media debate on the use of Mercury in vaccines and the tenuous link between the vaccines and autism hots up in the media. This particular flare was caused by the CDC (centre for disease control)  itself which published a white paper on January 23 on the use of Thimerosal, a mercury […]

HPV campaigner Katie Couric compared to autism vaccine campaigner Jenny McCarthy by The Washington Times

A journalist for the Washington Times has blasted claims by celebrity Katie Couric that HPV or Human Pappilloma Virus vaccinations are causing more deaths than anticipated in the US by comparing her to vitriolic anti vaccine autism campaigner Jenny McCarthy. A show entitled the Big Converstaion went live on air December 5, where Ms Couric […]

Autism v’s Vaccines debate hits media once more

  An intelligently written and presented piece by American investigative broadcast  journalist and freelancer Ben Swann hit the autism community and on December 4. There is huge debate within the autism community regarding the validity of claims that vaccines have had a detrimental effect on the onset of autism in children. Mr Swann who’s motto […]