MMR- Autism- Bowel Problems Connection To Be Investigated

by Medindia Content Team on  June 19, 2006 at 11:25 AM Child Health News   - G J E 4
MMR- Autism- Bowel Problems Connection To Be Investigated
Reports of suspected connection between MMR(measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine and bowel disorders and autism has created concern over the safety of the vaccine, despite the assurances extended by government experts and all the Royal Colleges .

An inquiry is to be initiated by the Department of Health, and tests are to be carried out on children whose families claim were affected by the vaccine. The offer comes after a new study found measles virus in the guts of 85 per cent of children with a regressive form of autism. It is hoped that the inquiry will allow government scientists to explain the role of the vaccine virus in the children's bodies and whether it has affected their health.

For almost a decade, parents have campaigned for an inquiry into the matter. Families who have campaigned for an inquiry welcomed the announcement.

An all time high in the incidence of measles has been reported due to loss of confidence in the MMR vaccine. More than 2,000 families claim that their children suffered a regressive form of autism, and, in a few cases, severe bowel problems, after being vaccinated.

Tests conducted on half a dozen British children with severe bowel disorders, autism and, in one case, severe epilepsy , found traces of the MMR strain of measles in their guts, spinal fluid and in the brain of a child.

Most of the cases have been dropped after the withdrawal of legal aid, but the findings have continued to cause concern among parents.

The Department, however, has not shifted from its stance that MMR is safe. A spokesman said:

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I need someone to help my son For the past 2 weeks he has had only 1 bowel movement and that was cause me and my husband gave him fleet than put him in a warm bath and then he finally went what can i do to get him regular
CherylT Thursday, October 15, 2009
My son who has autisum had the same problem. What I did was I started to buy the Activa Yogurt and it has helped him greatfuly. I don't worrie anymore he has a bowel movement on a regular baic know. It's worth every dollar to spend for the Activa Yogurt. They sell it at all Grocie Stores.
aguttmann Saturday, October 17, 2009
guest Tuesday, June 20, 2006
In majority of instances all the current vaccines are safe but the reports about their problems also co-exist and the government and WHO should come clean on it.
guest Monday, June 19, 2006

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