Healthy Living: Battling Gulf War Illness
Gulf War illness: the symptoms include severe fatigue, stomach problems and body aches, just to name a few.
One out of three soldiers who fought in Operation Desert Storm are affected.
Dr. Klimas believes a treatment for Gulf War illness will be available in about five years, most likely in the form of an injection.
In addition to NOVA, four other sites received federal funding for clinical trials on Gulf War illness including Boston University, the Bronx VA, the Palo Alto VA and the New Jersey VA.
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