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Gulf War Syndrome

Study Links Autism to Epigenetic Changes in Dads’ Sperm

“If epigenetic changes are being passed from fathers to their children, we should be able to detect them in sperm,” says coauthor Daniele Fallin. Dr. Fallin directs the Wendy Klag Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School...
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Researchers Testing Light Therapy for Gulf War Illness

Gulf War Illness
Researchers at the VA Boston Healthcare System are currently testing the effects of light therapy on brain function in veterans with Gulf War Illness. The current study is following up on promising results from a pilot study in which veteran participants reported fewer symptoms...
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The Lies still Killing Gulf War Vets

Chemical Weapons
“Every effort was made for years to hide the truth and deny the medical research needed to fully treat the U.S. troops suffering from Gulf War Syndrome.” – Former U.S. Senator Don Riegle, 2014 During and immediately after the first gulf War, more than 200,000 of 700,000 U.S....
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Study links genetics, anti nerve-agent pills to Gulf War illness

Pyridostigmine Bromide (PB)
A small research study at Baylor University has identified a genetic difference between veterans who developed symptoms of Gulf War illness after deploying to that 1990-91 conflict and those who deployed but didn’t get sick. The finding — touted as the first “direct...
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Military health: The insurmountable gulf

“From the beginning, the VA has refused to honestly face the problems that face veterans,” said Joel Graves, a Gulf War veteran who until last year had served on a committee advising the VA on research priorities related to the illness. Graves and others contend that the agency...
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The Record: Treating vets

Some doctors say they’ve seen it all. However, that may not be the case when the patient is a veteran. Rutgers University’s Robert Wood Johnson Medical School to teach health practitioners specific things to look for with veterans from the country’s different...
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IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO CHILDREN OF VIETNAM VETERANS: File Form 21-0304

Vietnam Veterans of America Agent Orange/Dioxin Committee asks all the children (we suggest grandchildren also) of Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange who are ill and/or suffering from a birth defect, learning disabilities, mental health illness, etc..to file a claim with...
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Anthrax Vaccine: Retired Marine sergeant major seeks answers for illness

“There are a lot of people just like me who are sick,” Hines said. “We’re broken, and we want to know how to get ourselves fixed. We want answers. But we haven’t gotten any.” In the four years since, the 46-year-old Lithia resident’s...
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