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Reading Room: Gulf War Syndrome

This page is provided as a resource of reading materials on GWS that have been published on the internet. This includes links to documents, book reviews, editorials, and abstracts. If you would like us to add a link to another site or reprint articles at this site, please contact us through our on-line form or by sending an email message to co-cure-mod@listserv.nodak.edu.

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Breakthrough on Gulf War Illness
By Paul M. Rodriguez

INSIGHT On The News Online, Vol. 15, No. 14 -- April 19, 1999
www.insightmag.com - Washington, DC

After a year of stonewalling by the DOD, a new study at the prestigious Tulane University Medical School confirms that victims of a mysterious sickness may have been poisoned.

It started with a telephone call nearly two years ago, a call with a question not yet fully answered: How did antibodies to a chemical compound called squalene get into the bloodstreams of sick soldiers who served overseas during the Persian Gulf War, and even of some whose service during that era never took them outside of the United States?

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Additional Considerations when Undergoing Treatment for Gulf War Illness/CFS/FM
by Prof. Garth L. Nicolson
The Institute for Molecular Medicine, P.O. Box 52470, Irvine, California 92619-2470
Tel: (714) 476-0204 Fax: (714) 757-0419 Web Site: http://www.immed.org

There are a number of considerations that should be taken into account when undergoing therapy for Gulf War Illness/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Fibromyalgia [GWI/CFS/FM]. A few are mentioned below, and some product examples are given. The Institute for Molecular Medicine is a nonprofit institution and does not endorse commercial products. The products mentioned below are only examples of the types of substances that could be beneficial to patients. Consult with your physician.

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VA Doctor Uncovers New Medical Theory

Document Dated: Jan-01-1996

Many Persian Gulf War veterans are apparently suffering from a chronic form of brain stem encephalitis-a brain stem encephalopathy, not PTSD, according to a promising new study by William F. Baumzweiger, MD. "I'm very familiar with PTSD patients and their symptoms. These veterans have too many conditions to be suffering from PTSD." A combination of exposures to bio-hazards in the Gulf and multiple vaccinations are a few of the core ingredients of potential causes in his examinations.

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“Chemically Induced Diseases: Synergistic Effects and Cumulative Injuries caused by Toxic Chemicals -- Understanding the Gulf War Syndrome and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS)” Richard Alexander, Esq.; Copyright 1994-96, THE ALEXANDER LAW FIRM.

“A major breakthrough in understanding the toxicological impact of multiple chemical exposures has been discovered by researchers at Texas Southwestern Medical School and the Duke University Medical Center.”

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