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What is the role of thiomerosal in vaccines?
« on: 24/12/2009 04:13:38 »
What is this chemical and what is the purpose of including it within vaccines?
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Re: What is the role of thiomerosal in vaccines?
« Reply #1 on: 24/12/2009 10:27:09 »
Antifungal & antibacterial ...

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Thimerosal is a mercury-containing organic compound (an organomercurial). Since the 1930s, it has been widely used as a preservative in a number of biological and drug products, including many vaccines, to help prevent potentially life threatening contamination with harmful microbes.
http://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/SafetyAvailability/VaccineSafety/UCM096228
 

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What is the role of thiomerosal in vaccines?
« Reply #2 on: 24/12/2009 10:35:32 »
So why is it bad for bugs for not for us?
 

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What is the role of thiomerosal in vaccines?
« Reply #3 on: 24/12/2009 11:18:23 »
There are many different studies that link mercury to various debilitating diseases. the chief of yhese being alhzeimers diseae This  have never been proved because nobody has carried out a 100 blind placebo trial, suffice to say that I have read enough reports to convince me that I would never let any medico inject thimersol into my system. For a different opinion on this try  search the site http://articles.mercola.com/sites [nofollow]
 

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What is the role of thiomerosal in vaccines?
« Reply #4 on: 24/12/2009 11:42:06 »
Have you got any fillings in your teeth?
 

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What is the role of thiomerosal in vaccines?
« Reply #5 on: 27/12/2009 03:42:59 »
Yes unfortunately, but I had them put in when I was a child.
 

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What is the role of thiomerosal in vaccines?
« Reply #6 on: 27/12/2009 19:01:24 »
So why is it bad for bugs for not for us?

The dose will be higher for the bugs: could be harmful to humans if given in a high enough dose ...
 
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Thiomersal's safety for its intended uses first came under question in the 1970s, when case reports demonstrated potential for neurotoxicity when given in large volumes as a topical antiseptic
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thimerosal#History
 

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What is the role of thiomerosal in vaccines?
« Reply #7 on: 27/12/2009 19:40:40 »
There are many different studies that link mercury to various debilitating diseases. the chief of yhese being alhzeimers diseae

The typical Alzheimers sufferer is elderly ...
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Late onset Alzheimer's disease occurs over the age of 65 and is the most common form of Alzheimer's disease, accounting for over 99 per cent of cases
http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/factsheet/405

So if mercury in fillings was to blame for Alzheimers it's taking a helluva long time to have an effect.

Also the elderly are comparatively lacking in filled teeth. If mercury filled teeth were the cause of Alzheimers there should be a correlation between the number of fillings in your mouth and the amount of plaque in your brain...

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Senile plaques can be found in human and animal* brains (e.g. mammals and birds). From an age of 60 years (10%) to an age of 80 years (60%) the proportion of people with plaques increases approximately linearly
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senile_plaques#Occurrence

Increasing incidence of plaques despite a corresponding decline in mercury-filled dentition.

[* do the "animal" Alzheimer cases have mercury fillings in their teeth ?]
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