Aluminum hydroxide injections lead to motor deficits and motor neuron degeneration


Gulf War Syndrome is a multi-system disorder afflicting many veterans of Western armies in the 1990–1991 Gulf War. A number of those afflicted may show neurological deficits including various cognitive dysfunctions and motor neuron disease, the latter expression virtually indistinguishable from classical amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) except for the age of onset.
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Autism is caused by a ‘supercharged’ mind, scientists claim

Children who develop autism have “supercharged” brains that are so clever and sensitive that they make everyday experiences utterly overwhelming, new research claims.

According to a theory developed by Swiss neuroscientists, the condition is not caused by a brain deficiency but by a system overload which causes the world to seem frightening and overly intense.

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Scientists Discover How A Single Mutation Can Cause Autism

Photo credit: Autism is five times more common among boys than girls. Dubova/Shutterstock

Autism is an incredibly complicated disorder that is thought to be caused by a complex set of genetic and environmental factors. In short, we’re not really sure what causes autism, but a new breakthrough might have just brought us one step closer. Researchers have discovered how a switch in one autism-linked gene mutation could cause the neurodevelopmental disorder in some children.

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New study finds autism linked to fetal-contaminated vaccines

As the incidence of autism has tripled since 2000, the Centers for Disease Control has denied any connections with vaccines, but one researcher says a new study backs up a little-known theory for the vaccine-autism link: that the rise in autism is due not to the use of metals in developing vaccines, but to the use of human fetal cell lines.

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Forget What You Know: Jacob Barnett at TEDxTeen

Jacob Barnett is an American mathematician and child prodigy. At 8 years old, Jacob began sneaking into the back of college lectures at IUPUI. After being diagnosed with autism since the age of two and placed in his school’s special ed. program, Jacob’s teachers and doctors were astonished to learn he was able to teach calculus to college students.

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Matthew’s Laws

Director Marc Schmidt films his childhood friend Matthew, who, due to his autistic disorder, desperately tries to create order in the chaos around him. Schmidt follows him close to the heart. Explosive confrontations with the outside world are alternated with stylized observations and personal confessions. Little by little the film unravels Matthew’s complex way of thinking and shows the catastrophic consequences it eventually has for him.