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ACCIDENTS & INJURIES
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BRAIN & NERVOUS
CANCER
CARDIOVASCULAR
CHEMICAL WARFARE
DIGESTIVE HEALTH
ENVIRONMENTAL & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
FAMILY HEALTH
GENERAL HEALTH & PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS
GENETIC STUDIES
HEALTH RESEARCH OF ALLIED FORCES
IMMUNE/BLOOD SYSTEM
INFECTIONS
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MENTAL HEALTH
MILITARY WORKING DOGS
MORTALITY/DEATH
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH/OUTCOMES
SLEEP DISORDER
Treatment
VACCINES & PROTECTIVE MEDICATIONS
Digestive Health

Central Nervous System Modulation of Visceral Pain in the Persian Gulf Syndrome
This study is designed to compare measurements of bowel hypersensitivity and brain blood flow in Gulf War veterans with gastrointestinal symptoms with measurements in individuals with irritable bowel syndrome, in order to see if these illnesses are similar.
Project Number:VA-71
Status:Ongoing
Period of Performance:January 02,2000 - December 31,2002
Location:VAMC Gainesville
Cost to Date: $490,834


Chronic Gastrointestinal Illness in Persian Gulf Veterans
This study surveyed a sample of Gulf War veterans from a National Guard unit and found that these veterans were more likely to report a variety of chronic gastrointestinal symptoms than were non-deployed members from the same unit.
Project Number:VA-18
Status:Complete
Period of Performance:October 01,1994 - October 01,1996
Location:VAMC Boston
Cost to Date:Unknown


Diarrhea in Persian Gulf Veterans: An Irritable Bowel-Like Disorder
This study in Gulf War veterans with unexplained diarrhea compares the bowel responses to certain stimuli (cold and distention) and medications to the bowel responses in patients with irritable bowel syndrome, in order to determine whether these conditions are similar.
Project Number:VA-46
Status:Complete
Period of Performance:November 01,1995 - June 30,2000
Location:VAMC Gainesville
Cost to Date:Unknown