|Researchers discover two distinct forms of Gulf War illness|
... served in Operation Desert Storm, the codename for the Persian Gulf War. Of those who served, approximately 210,000 soldiers, or 30 percent, developed similar symptoms of an unknown disease that is referred to as Gulf War illness or Gulf War syndrome.
natmonitor.com - Sun, 16 Jun 2013 06:20
|Sean Philpott: Sweeping Sand Under The Rug|
In the two decades since the Persian Gulf War, however, many of those who served (as well as many of the civilian contractors who supported the war effort) have been come down with a chronic disorder known as Gulf War Syndrome. Characterized by a ...
WAMC - Thu, 30 May 2013 09:56
|Gulf Coast Oil Spill Cleanup Workers: Receive No Cost Medical Review by Dr ...|
Dr Michael Robichaux, a Louisiana physician and former state senator says these are the same symptoms experienced by soldiers who returned from the Persian Gulf War with Gulf War syndrome. As a general practitioner, Robichaux says he had "never ...
Sacramento Bee - Fri, 07 Jun 2013 15:05
|Researchers Find Biological Evidence of Gulf War Illnesses|
In the two decades since the 1991 Persian Gulf war, medical researchers have struggled to explain a mysterious amalgam of problems in thousands of gulf war veterans, including joint pain, physical malaise and gastrointestinal disorders. In some medical ...
New York Times - Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:10
|What you need to know about MERS, the SARS-like virus of 2013, but possibly ...|
The WHO calls it Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and it may cause coughing, fever and pneumonia. It has spread from the Persian Gulf to France, Britain, Germany and now Italy. Currently, the WHO has not issued traveling ...
Dallas Morning News (blog) - Fri, 07 Jun 2013 07:50
|Duty Calls: Car donation helping soldier's family face medical issues|
His son, Aidan, 7, who suffers from Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism, is a Cub Scout. Lautenschlager, a native of Lowville, Lewis County, enlisted in the Army in 1991. After training as a mortar crewman, he deployed to Kuwait and Iraq for the ...
Albany Times Union - Sun, 16 Jun 2013 12:10
|Two Distinct Forms of Gulf War Illness Identified|
Some health officials believe that a newly identified disorder, called Gulf War illness (GWI) has affected close to 30 percent of the military personnel who served in the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War. Researchers believe that this could be similar to ...
Science World Report - Mon, 17 Jun 2013 08:49
|Gulf War Veterans Found To Develop Specific Mental Disorder, 'Gulf War Illness ...|
A newly identified disorder called Gulf War illness (GWI) has affected close to 30 percent of the military personnel who served in the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War. The ailment is similar to post traumatic stress disorder, though people with GWI have ...
Medical Daily - Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:02