An investigation of the relationship between toxicant exposures during Gulf War deployment and prodromal Parkinson's disease.
Linda L. Chao
San Francisco, CA
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Clinical Science R&D
January 2019 -
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Nearly 30 years after the end of the 1991 Persian Gulf War (GW), an estimated 25-32% of GW veterans still suffer from Gulf War illness (GWI),1 the term used to describe the symptoms that have plagued many GW veterans since their return from deployment. Although symptoms may vary from veteran to veteran, GWI typically includes some combination of fatigue, pain, cognitive/mood dysfunction, sleep disturbances, and autonomic disturbances such as gastrointestinal (GI), urinary, and sexual dysfunction...