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Vaccine study's author held related patent, medical journal reportsupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 05:54:00

The author of a now-retracted study linking autism to childhood vaccines expected a related medical test to rack up sales of up to $43 million a year, a British medical journal reported Tuesday.

Few swayed by fraud finding in autism studyupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 05:51:00

The controversy over the existence of a link between autism and vaccines is not likely to end, even after the only study to imply such a link has been discredited, retracted and called an "elaborate fraud."

Journalist: U.S. should probe Wakefieldupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 05:51:00

Journalist Brian Deer says Andrew Wakefield's autism study was a fraud and that he should face criminal charges.

Medical journal: Study linking autism, vaccines is 'elaborate fraud'updated: Thu Jan 06 2011 11:11:00

A now-retracted British study that linked autism to childhood vaccines is an "elaborate fraud," according to a medical journal -- a charge the physician behind the study vigorously denies.

British journal blasts autism studyupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 20:14:00

Report: A now-retracted study linking autism to childhood vaccines was an "elaborate fraud" creating lasting damage.

Retracted autism study an 'elaborate fraud,' British journal findsupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 20:14:00

A now-retracted British study that linked autism to childhood vaccines was an "elaborate fraud" that has done long-lasting damage to public health, a leading medical publication reported Wednesday.

The end of the autism/vaccine debate?updated: Fri Sep 10 2010 17:21:00

On playgrounds and at playdates, it's hard to have a conversation about childhood immunizations without the word autism popping up. In fact, a recent study published in the journal Pediatrics showed that one in four parents is concerned that vaccines can cause autism.

Ruling: No autism-vaccine linkupdated: Fri Sep 10 2010 17:21:00

In March, CNN's Don Lemon spoke with Dr. Robert Geller about a court ruling that said vaccines aren't linked to autism.

Autism study retractedupdated: Mon May 24 2010 08:13:00

The Lancet is retracting a study that linked vaccines and autism. Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Autism study doctor barred for 'serious misconduct'updated: Mon May 24 2010 08:13:00

The doctor who sparked fears that a childhood vaccine was linked to autism has been barred from practicing medicine after his study was discredited, Britain's General Medical Council announced Monday.

Medical journal retracts study linking autism to vaccineupdated: Wed Feb 03 2010 19:42:00

The medical journal The Lancet on Tuesday retracted a controversial 1998 paper that linked the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to autism.

Time to regroup on autismupdated: Wed Feb 03 2010 19:39:00

You might not know it to read the news of the discredited research that had long linked vaccines to autism, but there really is good progress on the autism research front.

Study: No link between measles vaccine and autismupdated: Thu Sep 04 2008 16:47:00

The Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine causes neither autism nor gastrointestinal disorders, a study reported Wednesday, disputing a theory that has persisted for a decade.

Autism, vaccines not linkedupdated: Thu Sep 04 2008 16:47:00

A new study finds no link between the measles vaccine and Autism. Elizabeth Cohen discusses the findings on CNN. How Safe Are Vaccines?updated: Wed May 21 2008 19:00:00

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