et al. Musculoskeletal Syndromes of Deployed Persian Gulf War Veterans.
Portland Environmental Hazards Research Center. This study covers
the unexplained musculoskeletal conditions found amongst deployed Persian
Gulf War veterans.
et al. Gulf War-Associated Neurological Syndrome in a Decorated Special
Forces Officer Compared With His Monozygotic Twin. University of TX Southwestern
Medical Center, Dallas, TX. Study conducted on a Gulf War veteran
that developed a debilitating neurological condition shortly after the
Persian Gulf War in comparison with his non-military twin brother. www.swmed.edu/home_pages/epidemi/gws/gws.htm
et al. Defining Gulf War Illness: Self-Reported Health Status Among VA
Registry Veterans. New Jersey Center for Environmental Health Research.
In an attempt to define Gulf War Illness, a study of Persian Gulf War
veterans registered with the VA Registry was done to examine the level
and type of symptoms and medical history and compare them to established
Hymes, Anite, P.A. et al. The Chest X-Ray As Part of The
Gulf War Registry Examination Lacks Utility. McGuire Veterans Affairs
Medical Center. This article discusses the significance of the chest x-ray
as part of the evaluation of the Gulf War veterans in their registry exams.
Ismail, K. et al. Defining Ill-health in Three British Military
Cohorts. Gulf War Illnesses Research Unit, Kings College School of Medicine
and Dentistry, London, England. Summarizes a study that will compare the
distribution of illness among Gulf veterans, Bosnian veterans, and veterans
who had not been deployed to the Gulf in an attempt to define an illness.
Knoke, James D. PhD et al. Factor Analysis of Self-Reported
Symptoms. Does it Identify a Gulf War Syndrome? Naval Health Research
Center. This study characterizes Gulf War syndrome using Active-duty deployed
and non-deployed Seabees and compares their symptom and illness clusters.
Marshall, F. MD et al. Gulf War Diseases: A Critical Review
of 400 Examinations, VA Healthcare System. Discusses an analysis done
of 400+ Gulf War veterans that seemed to relate proximity to the battlefront
to medical and psychological findings. This analysis was done in an attempt
to define Gulf War illness.
A. et al Persistence and Unexplained Nature of Health Symptoms Among Persian
Gulf War Veterans. Portland Environmental Health Research Center.
A study was conducted using 1448 Persian Gulf veterans from Oregon or
Washington and examines the differences in self-reported symptoms and
confirmed clinical evaluation of symptoms.
Pollet, C. et al.
Medical Evaluation of Persian Gulf Veterans With Fatigue and/or Chemical
Sensitivity, East Orange DVA Medical Center. Summarizes a study used
to determine if Gulf War veterans that complained of fatigue and/or chemical
sensitivity meet the definition of chronic fatigue syndrome and/or a diagnosis
of multiple chemical sensitivity.
Roy, Michael. J. MD, MPH et al. Ill-Defined Conditions in
Gulf War Veterans: Findings From The Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation
Program. Dept of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Study done
to: 1) Analyze the type and frequency of signs, symptoms and ill-defined
medical conditions identified by physicians evaluation of veterans. 2)
Determine the influence of the extent on evaluation of the type and frequency
of SSID diagnoses and 3) To search for evidence of a new illness or illness
related to wartime exposures in veterans with ill-defined conditions.
Schmitt, James K.
MD et al. Longterm Care of Veterans Entering The Persian Gulf Registry,
Richmond VA Medical Center. Acknowledges the use of the Persian Gulf
Registry as a mechanism for the diagnosis and treatment of previously
undisclosed medical problems.
Spencer, Peter S.
et al. Perceived Exposure to Chemical Weapons and Unexplained Illness
Among Military and Civilian Subjects. Portland Environmental Health Research
Center. Discusses the opportunity to research perceived or actual
exposures to chemical weapons in relation to unexplained health symptoms
through research-based health monitoring of populations at risk.
Wynn, Michael L. et
al. Persian Gulf War Unexplained Illness: Case Definition, Portland Environmental
Health Research Center. Using symptomatic and asymptomatic Persian
Gulf subjects from Oregon and Washington, members of PEHRC developed a
case definition of Persian Gulf unexplained illness.