How MMR vaccination is related to autism?

No connection. Mmr vaccination has been conclusively shown by multiple studies to have no connection with autism. The intiial studies suggesting this have been debunked and shown to be fraudulent.
Not related. No immunizations are causiative of autism. No scientific study has shown such a link.
Temporal. There was a small study many years ago funded ( fraudulently not disclosed) by the anti vaccine lobbyist lawyers which resulted in some suggestion of MMR causing autism. It was later retracted by the Lancet when fraudulent funding was disclosed. Many subsequent years of global research has not shown any association. MMR vaccine happens to be given the same time autism presents, age 12 to 15m.
No connection. Many people are worried that thimerosal in vaccines contributes to development of autism. However scientific studies have shown there is no link. Vaccines are safe. All vaccines must be tested by the fda and they will not release a vaccine unless it has been proven to be safe and work well in children. The CDC and american academy of pediatrics reviews all this data. Vaccines must be licensed.
It's not. To date, there has not been any true scientific studies relating MMR vaccine to autism. Several years ago, there was a small study in england by phsician claiming such relationship. However, the study was too small, bias and unethical. Also autism existed before the study. Recently there has been more cases of autism cases due to advances in diagnosing autistic kids earlier.
It's not. We have patients with autism who did not have received any vaccine.
No connection. There are multiple studies over the years that found no connection between MMR and autism. Besides, the initial study that claims there is a connection over 20 years ago, has been found to be fraudulent, and the journal that published it has retracted it, and the lead author's medical license in the uk has been revoked. So there is absolutely no connection linking MMR to autism.
It isn't. For more information, i recommend looking at the CDC website regarding the measles vaccine. Mr. Wakefield, who has been stripped of his medical licenses in two countries for unethical behavior which endangered his patients, was the initial proponent of this theory, which has since been disproved multiple times.
It Absolutely is NOT. There is not 1 shred of scientific evidence connecting MMR with autism. In fact, a recent review of 1000 research articles all reaffirmed no connection. Let us put this false notion to bed, once and for all.
It's not. Kids who get the MMR vaccine have the same rate of autism as kids who don't.

Related Questions

If thimerosol (mercury) in MMR vaccination causes autism then what is the alternative?

It doesn't. The research and evidence is conclusive that there is no causation between vaccinations and autism. There continues to be misunderstanding and fear in the general population about this. All physicians that i know have their children vaccinated, and there is no controversy in the medical community about this. Please discuss this clearly with your family physician. Read more...

Is it safe to get a 2nd MMR vaccination at Age 17? What are the risks?

Yes. The general risks are negligible.Occasionally teens will get transient joint pain a week or so after the shot, reflecting a body reaction to the measles component, but this is minor and usually fades within a few days. Read more...

Docs, could a child who has had the MMR vaccination still get the mumps?

Yes. Recent imported cases from overseas to the houston area were found to have infected some who had received only one dose of vaccine. Protection for up to 85% is accomplished with the first dose and the 2nd dose brings it up to 95% or more. Any unvaccinated kid is at high risk as long as international air travel can bring it in to the country during a contagious phase. Read more...

Could a child who has had the MMR vaccination still get the mumps?

Mumps after MMR. Probably only happens if the vaccine didn't "take". That means the vaccine is a weak virus that may not have survived until it was injected due to vaccine handling or host (patient) factors. Read more...

Is MMR vaccination dangerous for children or not? Whats its side affects?

No. Not giving it is more dangerous. Children can die from the diseases. It has been proven that there is absolutely no link between the vaccination and autism. The side effects are usually a mild fever, soreness at the site and irritability . It is possible to get a mild rash from the measles portion but I have never seen it. Read more...
Safe and minimal SE. It is safe vaccine and minimal side effects like a soreness and swelling at the site of injection and a mild fever and rash and joint pains. Read more...

What risks are associated with getting a third dose of MMR vaccination?

Rare if any. The MMR&MMRII vaccine presently in use in the US has now been followed for >25 years & 200 million doses.Severe reactions are quite rare. Those allergic to the antibiotic neomycin should avoid the vaccine. Those with transient drop in platelet count after previous doses will likely repeat. In most patients, the minor discomfort of the vaccine will have no adverse outcome. Read more...
A third MMR is safe. If a child or teen has no documaentation of having had 2 doses of the required MMR vaccine then it is safe to give a third dose of mmr. They are at no higher risk of fever or rash following a 3rd MMR compared with patients receiving their 1st or 2nd mmr. If a child does not have a record having 2 doses of MMR it is recommended they are vaccinated to ensure they have at least 2 doses of vaccine. Read more...
There is no risk. There is no risk associated with getting third MMR Vaccine. Read more...