Gulf War syndrome

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Synonyms for Gulf War syndrome

a medical condition of uncertain origin that affected many veterans of the 1991 Gulf War

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Brain Findings in Veterans With Identified Gulf War Syndromes
CHIGAGO -- Distinct brain chemistry abnormalities and a genetic vulnerability to the effects of toxic substances have been identified in veterans with Gulf War syndrome.
These levels were 10%-25% below the NAA levels that were detected in the basal ganglia of healthy veterans, a highly statistically significant result that was then duplicated in six more veterans with Gulf War syndrome who were from a different part of the country.
Haley and his associates showed that some veterans with Gulf War syndrome also had significantly reduced activity of PON 1 arylesterase, an enzyme that protects against the effects of chemical toxicity in the brain.
Chemicals were blamed for Gulf War syndrome in two separate studies unveiled in the US yesterday.