Self-reported ill health in male UK Gulf War veterans: a retrospective cohort study
- Evidence for abnormal cytokine expression in Gulf War Illness: A preliminary analysis of daily immune monitoring data. Parkitny, Luke; Middleton, Stephanie; Baker, Katharine; Younger, Jarred // BMC Immunology;9/30/2015, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p1
Background: Gulf War Illness (GWI) is a clinically heterogeneous chronic condition that affects many veterans of the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War. One of the most prevalent and debilitating symptoms of GWI is abnormal fatigue. The mechanisms underlying GWI generally, and fatigue symptoms...
- Gulf War Syndrome Is Physical Brain Damage, Not Psychological. GILL, KATHY // Moderate Voice;9/16/2011, p3
The article reports that the Gulf War Syndrome is not a psychological damage, but a physical brain damage according to a study published in the journal "Radiology," in which some ill Gulf War veterans are observed with abnormal hippocampal blood flow in their brains.
- Achieving Remission in Gulf War Illness: A Simulation-Based Approach to Treatment Design. Craddock, Travis J. A.; Del Rosario, Ryan R.; Rice, Mark; Zysman, Joel P.; Fletcher, Mary Ann; Klimas, Nancy G.; Broderick, Gordon // PLoS ONE;7/20/2015, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p1
Gulf War Illness (GWI) is a chronic multi-symptom disorder affecting up to one-third of the 700,000 returning veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf War and for which there is no known cure. GWI symptoms span several of the bodyâ€™s principal regulatory systems and include debilitating fatigue,...
- Gulf War Veterans Display Abnormal Brain Response To Specific Chemicals. // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;2010, Issue 101, p18
The article reports on the results of the study which examined the effect of chemical exposures on the brains of brains of veterans suffering from Gulf War syndrome.
- Self-reported Symptoms and Medical Conditions among 11,868 Gulf War-era Veterans. Gray, Gregory C.; Reed, Robert J.; Kaiser, Kevin S.; Smith, Tyler C.; Gastañaga, Victor M. // American Journal of Epidemiology;Jun2002, Vol. 155 Issue 11, p1033
US Navy Seabees have been among the most symptomatic Gulf War veterans. Beginning in May 1997, the authors mailed Gulf War-era Seabees a health survey in serial mailings. As of July 1, 1999, 68.6% of 17,559 Seabees contacted had returned the questionnaire. Compared with other Seabees, Gulf War...
- Causes of Gulf War Illness are complex and vary by deployment area -- Baylor University study. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;9/30/2011, Vol. 21, p850
The article reports on a study conducted by researchers at Baylor University in Waco, Texas which reveals the potential causes of Gulf War Illness among veterans.
- Health status and clinical diagnoses of 3000 UK Gulf War veterans. Lee, Harry A.; Gabriel, Roger; Bolton, J. Philip G.; Bale, Amanda J.; Jackson, Mark // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Oct2002, Vol. 95 Issue 10, p491
Up to June 2001, 3000 British veterans of the Gulf War had sought advice from a special medical assessment programme established because of an alleged Gulf War syndrome. After assessment those attending were classified as completely well, well with symptoms, well with incidental diagnoses...
- Resolving the Gulf War Syndrome Question. Hyams, Kenneth C.; Roswell, Robert H. // American Journal of Epidemiology;1998, Vol. 148 Issue 4, p339
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The Gulf War Syndrome. Is there Evidence of Dysfunction in the Nervous System?" by G. A. Jamal, S. Hansen, F. Apartopoulos and colleagues.
- Gulf War Veterans' Health Registries. Who is Most Likely to Seek Evaluation? Gray, Gregory C.; Hawksworth, Anthony W.; Smith, Tyler C.; Kang, Han K.; Knoke, James D.; Gackstetter, Gary D. // American Journal of Epidemiology;1998, Vol. 148 Issue 4, p343
Since the Persian Gulf War ended in 1991, many veterans have sought medical evaluation in the Department of Veterans Affairs Persian Gulf Veterans' Health Registry (VA registry) or the Department of Defense's Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program (DoD registry). Using combined data collected...