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Persian Gulf veterans" illnesses

hearings before the Subcommittee on Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, second session, December 10 and 11, 1996.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Subcommittee on Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations.

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    • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Veterans -- Diseases -- United States,
    • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Veterans -- Medical care -- United States,
    • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Health aspects -- United States

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .G663 1996b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 319 p. :
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL763400M
      ISBN 100160542197
      LC Control Number97160814
      OCLC/WorldCa36658747

        Nearly American military personnel lost their lives, and more than more were wounded in response to Iraq’s invasion and annexation of Kuwait. But for many veterans of the Persian Gulf War era, another war is still being waged decades after their return. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, more than a quarter of the almost , American military .   In November , CDC funded a study to characterize and compare different approaches for defining the medically unexplained illnesses of Gulf War veterans. This study by the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School compared the symptoms of two groups of Gulf War veterans at two points in time.

      Gulf War Veterans. The VA Presumptive List for Gulf War veterans is divided into three: Gulf War Syndrome, Multi-Symptom Illnesses, and Infectious Diseases. The first list is by far the most ambiguous. Gulf War vets began developing seemingly random, unconnected chronic symptoms that do not comprise a single identifiable diagnosis. DoD Persian Gulf War Veteran's Illnesses Investigation Team Testimony to the Presidential Advisory Committee, May 1, I am Colonel Koenigsberg, Director of the Persian Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Investigation Team which is under the direction of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs.

      These reports will add to the completeness of the story and better enable veterans, politicians, medical personnel, media, and other interested parties to understand the significance of Gulf War events as they relate to illnesses experienced by the veterans.   Recent research on Gulf War illness and other health problems in veterans of the Gulf War: Effects of toxicant exposures during deployment. Cortex, ; DOI: /


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Persian Gulf veterans" illnesses by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Subcommittee on Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses. Certain illnesses are associated with Gulf War service in the Southwest Asia theater of military operations from August 2, to present. Medically unexplained illnesses (also commonly referred to as Gulf War illness or Chronic Multi-symptom illness) are a significant concern for some Persian Gulf veterans illnesses book who served during the Gulf War.

Gulf War syndrome or Gulf War illness is a chronic and multi-symptomatic disorder affecting returning military veterans of the – Persian Gulf War.

A wide range of acute and chronic symptoms have been linked to it, including fatigue, muscle pain, cognitive problems, insomnia, rashes and diarrhea. Approximatelyof theU.S. veterans who served in the Gulf War are Causes: Toxic exposures during the –91 Gulf War.

Unexplained Illness Among Persian Gulf War Veterans in an Air National Guard Unit: Preliminary Report -- August March In Novemberthe U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA), the Department of Defense (DoD), and the Pennsylvania Department of Health requested that CDC investigate a report of unexplained illnesses among members of an Air National Guard (ANG) unit in.

Federally Sponsored Research on Gulf War. Veterans’ Illnesses for This summary was prepared by Victor F.

Kalasinsky, Ph.D., Senior Program Manager for Gulf War Research, and Robert J. Jaeger, Ph.D., Director of Post Deployment Health Research, VA Office of Research and Development.

Thousands of US veterans of the Persian Gulf War have reported an array of unexplained illnesses since the war ended in Many veterans have believed that the illnesses were associated with their military service in southwest Asia during the war.

In response, the US Congress legislated in that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA. The epidemiological study referenced above found that at as many asVeterans, nearly 44 percent—about 4 in 10 of those who deployed to the Persian Gulf during Desert Shield and Desert Storm—are now estimated to have Gulf War Illness, based on the latest data.

VA has also determined that nine infectious diseases are related to. 3 The Department of Veterans Affairs Persian Gulf Registry and Uniform Case Assessment Protocol This section of the report describes the special VA program designed to diagnose the health complaints of Persian Gulf veterans.

Full online access to this resource is only available at the Library of Congress. About this Item. - Persian Gulf War, Veterans - Operation Desert Shield, Veterans Scientific progress in understanding Gulf War veterans' illnesses.

The mission of the Gulf War Veteran Resource Pages is to disseminate health related information to veterans of the Persian Gulf War in an unbiased format. The site is a community center for veterans of both Persian Gulf Wars; these vets share photos, first hand testimonials, participate in threaded discussion groups, and share contact information in the GWVRP Locator Database.

Department of Veterans Affairs 1 GULF WAR ILLNESS A GUIDE FOR VETERAN HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS WHAT IS GULF WAR ILLNESS. Gulf War Illness (GWI) is a term that refers to a group of unexplained or ill-defined chronic symptoms found in Veterans deployed to the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm/ Operation Desert Shield ().

(a) Compensation for disability due to undiagnosed illness and medically unexplained chronic multisymptom illnesses. (1) Except as provided in paragraph (a)(7) of this section, VA will pay compensation in accordance with chapter 11 of ti United States Code, to a Persian Gulf veteran who exhibits objective indications of a qualifying chronic disability, provided that such disability.

An amalgam of medically unexplained chronic illnesses found among Gulf War veterans, including fibromyalgia, fatigue and gastrointestinal disorders, was added to that presumption in Nine.

A remarkable 44 percent of the nearlyU.S. military personnel who served in the Persian Gulf War suffer from chronic symptom that. Get this from a library.

Persian Gulf veterans' illnesses: hearings before the Subcommittee on Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, second session, December 10 [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Denise Nichols Veteran U.S. Army->Persian Gulf Mathew Puglisi Official American Legion Bernard Rostker Special Assistant Department of Defense->Persian Gulf War Veterans Illnesses.

Get this from a library. A working plan for research on Persian Gulf veterans' illnesses. [United States. Persian Gulf Veterans Coordinating Board.; United States.

Veterans Health Administration.]. Feb. 21, — Many Persian Gulf War veterans experience Gulf War Illness (GWI), a chronic condition with symptoms ranging from gastrointestinal to neurological. While exposure to the anti. Persian Gulf War Veterans Association.

2, likes talking about this. PGWVA was founded in by Desert Storm veterans to assist wounded, sick, and disabled vets and their families.

Open to 5/5(1). Gulf War Illness. 2, likes 4 talking about this. For veterans suffering from Gulf War Illness and those who care for themFollowers: K. The Persian Gulf War Veterans Act requires the Secretary to review NAS reports that study scientific information and possible associations between illnesses and exposure to toxic agents by Veterans who served in the Persian Gulf War.

While the decision to add the nine new presumptives predates VA’s Gulf War. People in this video. Arthur Caplan Member Advisory Cmte. on Gulf War Vet. Illness; Sylvia Copeland Chief Central Intelligence Agency->Persian Gulf War Veterans Illnesses; Thomas Cross Member.Stan Corpus is the Program Coordinator for the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses.

In this role, Mr. Corpus provides planning, coordinating, logistics, and administrative support for RAC staff, and Committee members.veterans of the 91 Gulf War, scientists who have studied illnesses affecting these veterans, clinicians who care for ill Gulf War veterans and a member of the general public.

The Committee periodically releases reports that summarize research to date on the health of veterans of.