Legacy of Our Veterans' Military Exposures
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Dioxin 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

Alzheimers

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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Spina Bifida Occulta (SBO)

Spina Bifida Occulta: A mild form of Spina Bifida
also called Spina Bifida Cystica

Myelomeningocele (Spina Bifida)

A myelomeningocele (say: MY-ell-oh-meh-NING-go-seal) occurs when the outer part of the vertebrae have not completely closed, creating an abnormal opening. With a myelomeningocele,
Meningocele (Spina Bifida)

Meningocele (Spina Bifida)

A meningocele (say: meh-NING-go-seal) occurs when the outer part of the vertebrae have not completely closed, leaving an opening. The spinal cord itself may not be affected, but
Chiari (kee-AR-ee) malformation is a serious neurological disorder

Arnold Chiari Malformation (ACM)

Chiari (kee-AR-ee) malformation is a serious neurological disorder where the lower part of the brain, the cerebellum (which controls balance and coordination) descends into the
Spina Bifida is the only birth defect VA recognizes as being linked to exposure to Agent Orange in the children of male Vietnam veterans.

Spina Bifida

Spina Bifida is the only birth defect recognized by the VA linked to Agent Orange in the children of male Vietnam veterans.