Category: Roberta White

Scientists call for more research on Gulf War illness

Futurity News Roberta White, School of Public Health As many as 250,000 US veterans of the 1990-91 Gulf War suffer from symptoms of a disorder that is likely caused by exposure to toxins, such as nerve gas… Expert quote: “The conclusions of the 2008 RAC report had a substantial impact on scientific and clinical thinking about Gulf […]

Witnesses tell Gulf War panel it needs more experts

USA Today Roberta White, School of Public Health Department of Veterans Affairs research should focus on physical, rather than psychological, causes for the ailments that constitute Gulf War illness, several veterans of the Persian Gulf War told an Institute of Medicine hearing Wednesday… Expert quote: “Some of the physical symptoms are associated with environmental exposure, […]