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Gulf War Illness Update

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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Medical association considers changes in Gulf War study

The Department of Veterans Affairs commissioned the Institute of Medicine to conduct the review, and the committee’s report is expected to help lay the foundation for future treatments and benefits for thousands of Gulf War veterans. The VA previously determined...
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