Texas University's Dr Bart Rypma said 250,000 troops, or 25% of those in the first Gulf War, were diagnosed with Gulf War Syndrome
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He was among dozens who took part in a protest walk in London on Monday, from the Union Jack Club in Waterloo to Westminster calling for better treatment for those with Gulf War Syndrome
Mr Rusling, 51, from Hull, a former Parachute Regiment medic who is himself a Gulf veteran, won a ground-breaking ruling in May 2002 when a pensions appeal tribunal officially recognised Gulf War Syndrome
as a disease.
Describing the veterans as "forgotten heroes", he claimed they were not getting the medical care they need because Gulf War Syndrome
was not recognised.
Speaking about the latest row, Lord Morris, Labour's former Minister for the Disabled, said: "This could affect hundreds, if not thousands, of servicemen who are suffering from Gulf War syndrome
In recent times War Pension Tribunals have accepted that Gulf War Syndrome
exists, awarding pensions to suffering ex-service personnel.
A FORMER Scots Army medic has become the first woman to prove that she is suffering from Gulf War Syndrome
He considers Gulf War Syndrome
an issue that is still unresolved.
Teesside Gulf War veteran Harry Hurst has given a cautious welcome to the decision to award a former soldier a pension for Gulf War Syndrome
A former guardsman has won a "landmark decision" for a Ministry of Defence pension based on Gulf War Syndrome
The Pensions Appeal Tribunal (PAT) decided Daniel Martin, 35, of Luton, should be given a disability award, using Gulf War Syndrome
as an "umbrella term" to cover his ailments, which are attributable to his service in the 1991 conflict.
Damage to the parasympathetic nervous system may account for nearly half of the typical symptoms-including gallbladder disease, unrefreshing sleep, depression, joint pain, chronic diarrhea, and sexual dysfunction-that afflict those with Gulf War syndrome
, according to a study by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
THE Government was yesterday facing a pounds 60million compensation claim after a report said Gulf War syndrome