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False hope: desperate families prey to ‘nonsense’ snake-oil treatments for autism – The Guardian

A parliamentary inquiry into autism has heard submissions about how debunked treatments are peddled as hope, but also personal stories, and both break and warm…

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HealthA parliamentary inquiry into autism has heard submissions about how debunked treatments are peddled as hope, but also personal stories, and both break and warm hearts
Sat 17 Apr 2021 21.00 BST
Bleach enemas, restrictive diets, and potentially toxic pills are among the dangerous and debunked therapies that parents of children with autism have been sold.
The bleach Miracle Mineral Supplement was sold on an entirely baseless claim that intestinal parasites cause autism. Last year, the Therapeutic…

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