False balance is dangerous. It not only scares parents away from vaccines, but leads them away from standard treatments for asthma, eczema, and even cancer, often with tragic results.
Who’s to blame for low immunization rates and continuing outbreaks?
Don’t be fooled by the myths and misinformation. Keeping up-to-date on your tetanus vaccines, which might mean an early shot if you have a dirty wound, is the only way to avoid serious and potentially life-threatening tetanus infections.
The MTHFR gene makes the enzyme methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase that helps convert the amino acid homocysteine to methionine. MTHFR gene mutations rarely cause homocystinuria. More common polymorphisms (a gene variant – not a mutation) may be weakly associated with cardiovascular disease, anacephaly, spina bifida, and some other conditions. It is even thought by some that these …