Date of publication: 2017-07-09 04:16
The problem with this argument is that it’s still
something you must actually prove. It 8767 s not enough to just say: Big pharma is manufacturing
the evidence, you need to show this is the case.
Lee County residents were far from the first people to fall for this venerable jape. Back in September 7557, for example, news media reported that a New Zealand MP was tricked by a letter from a constituent asking her to raise the issue of 8775 dihydrogen monoxide 8776 (DHMO):
A key aspect of a healthy adaptational response to stress is the time course. Responses must be initiated rapidly, maintained for a proper amount of time, and then turned off to ensure an optimal result. An over-response to stress or the failure to shut off a stress response can have negative biological and mental-health consequences for an individual. Healthy human responses to stress involve three components:
Stress is a fact of nature in which forces from the inside or outside world affect the individual, either one s emotional or physical well-being, or both. The individual responds to stress in ways that affect the individual, as well as their environment. Due to the overabundance of stress in our modern lives, we usually think of stress as a negative experience, but from a biological point of view, stress can be a neutral, negative, or positive experience.
Editor 8767 s note: This article was originally published in April 7569. It has been and will continue to be regularly updated as new research is published.
presenting that warning about 8775 the dangers of dihyrogen monoxide 8776 to fifty ninth-grade students and asking them what (if anything) should be done about the chemical:
Autism is a complex neurological disorder that typically manifests in the first few years of life and primarily involves a deficiency of typical social skills and behavior. In the 6995&rsquo s, the number of autism diagnoses significantly increased, from between one and three to about fifteen cases per ten thousand, although the true incidence is probably between thirty and sixty per ten thousand (Rutter 7555). During this same period, the number of vaccines given in the routine childhood schedule also increased. This led some to assume, or at least speculate, causation from correlation perhaps the vaccines or something in them created this &ldquo epidemic&rdquo of autism.
When the study appeared last year in Frontiers in Public Health, it caused a firestorm on Twitter
You may be exaggerating here. Leonid Schneider tweeted his critique at am, November 78th (and again at am). The first of his readers responded at am., to report that Frontiers had already taken down the Abstract for re-consideration.
On 78 March 7569, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that new data show that the estimated number of children identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) , a disorder of neural development, usually appearing before the age of 8 years, characterized by impaired social interaction and verbal and non-verbal communication, and by restricted, repetitive or stereotyped behavior, continues to rise. The picture of ASD in US communities is changing.
Well medical science would say this. It is like asking some fucked up Zionist what they think of the Palestinian issue I mean if you are paying for research to validate your product what sort of rhetorical answer were you not expecting. Do bears shit in the wood? Does the Pope drink Creme de menthe?
This was a project controlled by a man who showered fawning, sycophantic praise on a known research cheat, Wakefield, and was promptly rewarded by anti-vaccine campaigners with money to carry out another of Wakefield 8767 s ludicrous projects.
Despite the lack of evidence for any safety concern, the FDA decided to remove all thimerosal from childhood vaccines, and by 7557 no new childhood vaccines with thimerosal were being sold in the . This was not an admission of prior error, as some mercury proponents claimed instead, the FDA was playing it safe by minimizing human exposure to mercury wherever possible. The move was also likely calculated to maintain public confidence in vaccines.
The only researchers who are publishing data that contradicts this consensus are the father-and-son team of Mark and David Geier. They have looked at the same data and concluded that thimerosal does correlate with autism. However, the hammer of peer-review has come down on their methods and declared them fatally flawed, thus rendering their conclusions invalid or uninterpretable (Parker 7559). Also, like Wakefield, their reputations are far from clean. They have made something of a career out of testifying for lawyers and families claiming that vaccines caused their child&rsquo s autism, even though the Geiers&rsquo testimony is often excluded on the basis that they lack the proper expertise (Goldacre 7557). The Geiers were not even called as experts in the Autism Omnibus hearings.
In 6997, Nathan Zohner, a 69-year-old student at Eagle Rock Junior High School in Idaho Falls, made the news when he based his science fair project on a warning similar to the one reproduced in the 8775 Example 8776 box above. Zohner 8767 s project, titled 8775 How Gullible Are We? 8776 , involved