Latest Gulf War syndrome Stories
Pulmonary function abnormalities may be a precursor to chronic respiratory disease in Iraq/Afghanistan and Gulf War veterans years after their deployment.
AMVETS, a major veteran advocacy voice, was omitted from today's Senate hearing on Veterans' Health Care. Lanham, MD (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 AMVETS
A new report from a Congressionally-mandated panel of scientific experts and veterans has found that Gulf War illness is most likely the result of exposure to toxins. The panel added research surrounding treatment of the condition has been advancing at an “encouraging” rate.
Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine have demonstrated for the first time that veterans of the 1990-91 Persian Gulf War who suffer from "Gulf War illness" have impaired function of mitochondria – the energy powerhouses of cells.
Two existing definitions of chronic multisymptom illness (CMI) -- one by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and another from a study of Kansas Gulf War veterans -- should be used by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to guide research and treatment of Gulf War veterans.
Team Sergeant Sullivan Center (SSC), a coalition of marathon runners and their supporters, will raise funds to support healthcare for veterans who have been exposed to toxic chemicals and other
In the twenty years since the Persian Gulf War, symptoms of joint pain, reduced energy and gastrointestinal disorders – collectively known as Gulf War Illness – described by veterans who served in operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm have baffled medical professionals.
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