|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 17 Jun 2013 14:58:36 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HEALTH, VETERANS: "Researchers Find Biological Evidence of Gulf War Illnesses"|
Researchers Find Biological Evidence of Gulf War Illnesses By JAMES DAO New York Times June 14, 2013In 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 circles, the symptoms were thought to be psychological, the result of combat stress.
But recent research is bolstering the view that the symptoms, known collectively as gulf war illness, are fundamentally biological in nature. In the latest example, researchers at Georgetown University say they have found neurological damage in gulf war veterans reporting symptoms of the disease.
Using magnetic resonance imaging to study the brains of gulf war veterans before and after exercise, the researchers discovered evidence of damage in parts of their brains associated with heart rate and pain. Such damage was not evident in the control group, which included nonveterans and healthy veterans.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/15/us/researchers-find-biological- evidence-of-gulf-war-illnesses.html
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