Gulf War and Health: Volume 1. Depleted Uranium, Pyridostigmine Bromide, Sarin, and Vaccines
Committee on Health Effects Associated with Exposures During the Gulf War, Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Institute of Medicine
National Academies Press, Dec 12, 2000 - Medical - 383 pages
The men and women who served in the Gulf War theater were potentially exposed to a wide range of biological and chemical agents. Gulf War and Health: Volume 1 assesses the scientific literature concerning the association between these agents and the adverse health effects currently experienced by a large number of veterans.
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2 Illnesses in Gulf War Veterans
4 Depleted Uranium
6 Pyridostigmine Bromide
8 Research Recommendations
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