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Birth Defect Research Research for Children

BDRC has worked with Vietnam veterans’ families since 1986. BDRC has collected information from thousands of families of Vietnam veterans and has found a consistent pattern of disabilities in their children.

Veterans Research Video

Veterans Research
Since 1990, BDRC has been collecting data linking birth defects to veterans’ toxic exposures during the Vietnam and Gulf Wars. This work helped lay the groundwork for a law requiring the VA to study the effects of toxins on male veterans’ children. We need your help to keep this momentum going. DONATE NOW
Medical Research

February is American Heart Health Month

Heart Disease

Manage your risk of heart disease by knowing your cholesterol numbers Our Interactive Cardiovascular Library has detailed animations and illustrations to help you learn about

Endometriosis Research

Toxic Link to Endo   Research BC researchers uncover new ovarian cancer gene (a connection between cancer and endometriosis) Endometriosis-associated ovarian cancer: A

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy and Agent Orange VA presumes Veterans' early-onset peripheral neuropathy is related to their exposure to Agent Orange or other herbicides during service when
A Study of Brain Aging


A Study of Brain Aging in Vietnam War Veterans:  Interested in volunteering in DOD ADNI?  If you are a Vietnam-era combat veteran suffering from TBI or PTSD please call

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