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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Gulf War Illness - Research: VA works to improve treatment of Gulf illness


Recent research has shown that veterans' symptoms resemble those of rats exposed to nerve agents and pesticides.
A recent study showed that some vets' symptoms responded positively to treatment with the antioxidant coenzyme Q10.

The report quotes from a 2009 Institute of Medicine study that called for "a renewed research effort with substantial commitment to well-organized efforts to better identify and treat multi-symptom illness in Gulf War veterans."

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