Health effects of service in the Persian Gulf and related matters field hearing before the Committee on Veterans" Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, January 21, 1994. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .V4 1994
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Paginationiii, 117 p. ;
Number of Pages117
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ISBN 100160462452
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Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' AffairsPages: Gulf War and Health Volume 4: Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War summarizes in one place the current status of health effects in veterans deployed to the Persian Gulf irrespective of exposure information.

This book reviews, evaluates, and summarizes both peer-reviewed scientific and medical literature addressing the health status of Gulf War veterans.4/5(1).

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House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs.]. Gulf War and Health Volume 4: Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War summarizes in one place the current status of health effects in veterans deployed to the Persian Gulf irrespective of exposure information.

This book reviews, evaluates, and summarizes both peer-reviewed scientific and medical literature addressing the health status of Gulf War veterans. This initial volume in an ongoing study of the potential health consequences of service during the Persian Gulf War responds to a request from Congress to determine whether actions taken to evaluate health effects have been appropriate.

It reflects the committee's examination of health outcomes and related research efforts, women's health and reproductive health issues, infrastructure and. Health effects of service in the Persian Gulf and related matters: field hearing before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, Janu.

Although addressing public and individual concerns about long-term health effects of service in the Persian Gulf War were prominent in the initial charge to this committee, this issue has been largely displaced in public discussion by the growing concern that veterans and their families already are experiencing a variety of health effects of Gulf War service, including those known collectively as the Gulf War Syndrome.

In January the Institute of Medicine released a preliminary report containing initial findings and recommendations on the federal government's response to reports by some veterans and their families that they were suffering from illnesses related to military service in the Persian Gulf War.

United States dual-use exports to Iraq and their impact on the health of the Persian Gulf war veterans [microform]: hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, second session.

effects of military service in the Persian Gulf, on Mareview a variety of health issues related to the diagnosis, treatment and research of Persian Gulf-related health conditions.

The meeting Among other matters, VA is considering the establishment of a permanent advisory committee to. Gulf War and Health: Volume 8: Update of Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War 24 GULF WAR AND HEALTH Gulf area, treatments, studies of short-term health outcomes only, rehabilitation, social outcomes (for example, employment), impacts on families, or studies of long-term outcomes from known physical events, such as gun-shot wounds.

Health effects of Persian Gulf War still in question. In its 10th report on the health effects of the Persian Gulf War, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences says progress has been minimal in understanding the health effects to military servicemembers in the war.

diseases that are endemic to the Persian Gulf, a nother reviewing the long-t erm health effects that might be associated with deployment-related stre ss, and a third reviewi ng whether there is an increased risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in all veteran populati ons.

We evaluate public health and climate impacts of low-sulphur fuels in global shipping. Using high-resolution emissions inventories, integrated atmospheric models, and health risk functions, we Author: Mikhail Sofiev.

Copies of Health Consequences of Service During the Persian Gulf War: Recommendations for Research and Information Services are available at or by calling or Reporters may obtain a pre-publication copy from the Office of News and Public Information at the letterhead address (contacts listed above).

That is why we have worked hand-in-hand with the Persian Gulf Expert Scientific Panel, the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health Panel, the American Institute for Biological Sciences, and the Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses.

Answer. Iraqi's invasion of Kuwait, led to the involvement of the United States resulting in the elimination of the Iraqi presence in Kuwait.

The war affected both Kuwait and Iraqi which not only suffered losses in military equipment, but also its infrastructure as well. The. Post-Deployment Health Services, Patient Care Services 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. health effects of given exposures to these risk factors.

Where available evidence permits, the reviews also summarize what is known about the range of actual exposures in the Gulf and assess the plausibility of the risk factor at hand as a cause of illnesses.

Statements related to the Gulf War experience should be regarded as suggestive rather. Many veterans have believed that the illnesses were associated with their military service in southwest Asia during the war. This volume of Gulf War and Health evaluates the scientific literature on chemical, biologic, and physical agents to which military personnel in the gulf were potentially exposed and possible long-term adverse health outcomes.4/5(1).

(e) As used herein, "Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses" means the symptoms and illnesses reported by United States uniformed services personnel who served in the Persian Gulf Conflict. (f) The Committee shall submit an interim report within 6 months of the first meeting of the Committee and a final report by Decem l, unless otherwise.

The Persian Gulf (Persian: خلیج فارس ‎, romanized: Xalij-e Fârs, lit. 'Gulf of Fars') is a mediterranean sea in Western body of water is an extension of the Indian Ocean (Gulf of Oman) through the Strait of Hormuz and lies between Iran to the northeast and the Arabian Peninsula to the southwest.

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Download and read online for free health concerns of persian gulf veterans hearing before the committee on veter by united states congress house committee on veter/5(4). NIH Persian Gulf Experience and Health Workshop, April Action: HHS, VA, DoD, and EPA. Purpose: A panel of nationally recognized experts in toxicology, environmental medicine, and other related disciplines was held April, at the National Institutes of Health to determine if there was enough information to establish a consensus case-definition of a "Persian Gulf Syndrome.".

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G.P.O. An ad hoc committee under the auspices of the National Academies will comprehensively review, evaluate, and summarize the available scientific and medical literature regarding the respiratory health effects of exposure to airborne hazards encountered during service in the Southwest Asia theater of military operations.

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. health problems related to obesity.

conflicts over gun-related violence. President Reagan. demonstrated his opposition to social engineering. The Persian Gulf War was triggered by. the expansion of al Qaeda.

Bill Clinton won the presidency in partly because of. what effect did the post WWII baby boom have on in the US. Committee on Gulf War and Health, Volume Update of Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The National Academy of Sciences was chartered by Congress in to advise the government on matters of science.

Because of the metal’s density and metallurgical properties, depleted uranium (DU) saw widespread use during the Persian Gulf War in improved armor and antiarmor rounds of increased penetrating power.

This report examines the scientific literature regarding possible health effects on Cited by:   The long-term effects of the oil and the million gallons of dispersant used on this fragile ecosystem remain unknown, but experts say they could devastate the Gulf.

Iraq War Veterans With Breathing Problems May Be Eligible for VA Disability Benefits You’ll never forget the hacking and coughing when you were deployed in the Persian Gulf.

The days may have been filled with danger, but the nights were always spent trying to breathe—and you never fully recovered your lung capacity when you came home. Panel members addressed domestic social issues following the Persian Gulf war in the first annual seminar on U.S.

domestic and foreign policy issues sponsored by the University of Maryland School. (d) Long-term health effects potentially associated with infectious diseases. (1) A report of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences has identified the following long-term health effects that potentially are associated with the infectious diseases listed in paragraph (c)(2) of this section.

Sample Essay on Effects of the Persian Gulf War. There were many effects of the Persian Gulf War. For the coalition, the Gulf War was seen as the decisive victory. However, Iraq and Kuwait suffered serious and enormous damage.

This war was fought between and It started with the invasion of Kuwait by Iraq. The VA acknowledges the following in a statement on its website: "Rockets filled with sarin and cyclosporine mixes were found at a munitions storage depot in Khamisiyah, Iraq, that had been demolished by U.S.

service members following the Gulf War cease-fire. An undetermined amount of these chemicals was released into the atmosphere. The Department of Defense concluded aboutGulf. Negative effects of deployment on the mental health of Gulf War veterans have been identified in many studies.

Systematic reviews of cross-sectional studies presented good evidence of an increased frequency of self-reported symptoms of post-traumatic stress.

"(2) The term 'Persian Gulf War Veterans Health Registry' means the Persian Gulf War Veterans Health Registry established under section "SEC. AGREEMENT WITH NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES FOR REVIEW OF HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF SERVICE DURING THE PERSIAN GULF.

Few Gulf veterans with Gulf-related illnesses were welcomed by military hospitals and about half of Persian Gulf veterans surveyed by the U.S. General Accounting Office sought health care outside the VA for health problems they believed were related to service in the Persian Gulf.

An alternative interpretation of Knoke's hospitalization. Emotional Aftermath of the Persian Gulf War explores the impact of war from a unique perspective—it addresses not only the effect of trauma on soldiers in combat but also the toll war takes on families and communities as a whole.

In this book, experts from the Department of Defense (including Dick Cheney, former Secretary of Defense, who provides the preface), the Veterans Administration.the complex environment of the Persian Gulf region during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm and the operational conditions of the military deployment, a variety of health effects have been reported.

Many troops were exposed to potentially adverse substances and experiences present in this wartime.For details of the extensive clinical evaluations of approximat Gulf War personnel and the large, on-going research effort, go to the VA Persian Gulf Veterans Coordinating Board web site.

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