Haley, Robert W. MD. Evidence
For Excess Rates of Birth Defects in Gulf War Veterans From Reanalysis
of Findings From Federally Sponsored Studies. University of Texas, Southwestern
Medical Center. Study done to compare rates of birth defects in all
695,000 Gulf War veterans with rates in a 50% random sample of the non-deployed
era veterans. www.odssa.com/Medical-texts/haley-jama.txt
Haley, Robert W. MD. Selection Bias
From the "Healthy-Warrior Effect" and Unequal Follow-up in Federally
Sponsored Surveys of Gulf War Veterans. University of Texas, Southwestern
Medical Center. Discusses the possibility of selection bias in determining
rates of mortality, hospitalization and birth defects among deployed Persian
Gulf veterans vs. non-deployed veterans.
Haley, Robert W. MD. Is the
Gulf War Syndrome Due to Stress? The Evidence From Federally Sponsored
Studies Reexamined. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
Discusses the review of a study done to determine if psychological stress
is a contributing cause of chronic physical symptoms in Gulf War veterans.
The National Survey Research Team,
National Health Survey of Gulf War Era Veterans and Their Families. Veterans
Health Administration. A three phase survey done to focus on physical
and psychological health of veterans and their families.
Knoke, James D. PhD et al. Lack of Association Between Testicular Cancer
and Persian Gulf War Service. Naval Health Research Center. Summary of
study done to determine if regular, active-duty servicemen deployed to
the Persian Gulf were at increased risk of testicular cancer compared
with nondeployed Gulf War era servicemen.
Macfarlane, GJ et al. The Health
of Potential Non-Participants in a UK Pilot Study of Veterans. University
of Manchester, UK. Study in process using a cross-sectional prevalence
study to determine whether Gulf War veterans report more symptoms of ill
health in comparison to military personnel who did not serve in the Gulf.
Magee, C.A. et al. Validation of Selected
Veteran-Reported Health Outcomes in the National Health Survey of Gulf
War Era Veterans. Veterans Health Administration. Discusses a survey
that will help determine if self-reported health data, hospitalizations
and diagnoses, pregnancy outcomes and birth defects are valid.
Miller, RN et al. Illness and Health
Care Seeking In Persian Gulf War Veterans Prior to Deployment. National
Academy of Sciences. Discusses the possibility that veterans complaining
of illness following the war had patterns of illness and health care seeking
prior to the Persian Gulf War.
Pierce, PF. Longitudinal Health Surveillance
of Persian Gulf War Veteran Women, Institute for Social Research and the
University of Michigan School of Nursing. Summarizes study done on
525 female veterans to determine the health consequences of women veterans
and their response to wartime stressors.
Poblete, Pamela P et al. National Study on Reproductive Outcomes: A Reliability
Study of Self-Administered Survey vs. Telephone Interview. Naval Health
Research Center. A mailed survey was sent to 17,166 Gulf war veterans
and non-deployed veterans and follow-up phone calls were made to those
that completed the survey in order to assess reproductive outcomes of
Smith, Tyler C. et al. Hospitalization Risk of Gulf War Veterans For
Lupus Erythematosus, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, and Fibromyalgia.
Naval Health Research Center. Using DoD hospitalization data, a comparison
was done for hospitalizations for lupus erythematosus, amyotrophic lateral
sclerosis, and fibromyalgia among 587,472 active-duty Gulf War veterans
and 1,742,907 non-deployed veterans from the same era.
Smith, Tyler C. MS et al. The Postwar Non Federal Hospitalization Experience
of U.S. Veterans of the Persian Gulf War. Naval Health Research Center.
Study done to capture the hospitalization experience of nonactive duty
personnel and personnel who had separated from military service. It will
report on the frequencies and distribution of hospital diagnoses by Gulf
war status for each hospital system.