research update. Gulf War Illness Research

October 2010
PN;Oct2010, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p29
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The article offers information on several Gulf War veterans' illness research programs, funded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with 2.8 million dollars. It says that the five-year study will evaluate the resistance exercise training (RET) on treating chronic illnesses including pain sensitivity. Moreover, a four-year study on the effectiveness of therapy using an animal model will be conducted while a two-year pilot study on mindfulness-based stress reduction will be assessed.


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