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Chelation for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

By James, Stephen; Stevenson, Shawn W.; Silove, Natalie; Williams, Katrina


This online article, written in Japanese, summarizes a review conducted to determine whether chelation is an effective treatment for people with autism. It concludes that there is no clinical trial evidence to suggest that chelation is effective, while reports of serious adverse effects mean that risks of chelation outweigh benefits.

This resource is available in Croatian, English, French, Spanish and Japanese.

Cochrane is a “global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers, and people interested in health.” [Website] The network reviews evidence about health treatments.

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