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Veterans" Administration"s research efforts on neurological disorders

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs. Subcommittee on Hospitals and Health Care.

Veterans" Administration"s research efforts on neurological disorders

hearing before the Subcommittee on Hospitals and Health Care of the Committee on Veterans" Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, April 26, 1984.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs. Subcommittee on Hospitals and Health Care.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Veterans Administration.,
    • Nervous system -- Diseases -- Research -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesNeurological disorders.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .V444 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 119 p. :
      Number of Pages119
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3000888M
      LC Control Number84603435

      A case-controlled study involving , veterans discharged from Veterans Administration hospitals noted that veterans with esophageal disease were more likely to have asthma than veterans without esophageal disease, with an odds ratio of 11 There are also data examining incidence of GER and asthma over a mean follow-up period of 3. Veterans diagnosed with PTSD also had significantly higher risk for autoimmune disorder diagnoses than veterans with mental health disorders other than PTSD (ARR = , 95% CI, , , p.

      Studies of psychological and psychiatric disorders in Gulf War veterans since continue to show that combat and other stressors are associated with post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression and alcohol abuse in Gulf War veterans but that these disorders . AccessNeurology. AccessNeurology offers a new approach to neurology reference, research, and curricular instruction – all in one place. Updated regularly, this comprehensive online neurology resource covers the entire spectrum of neurology from the basics to specialty-specific content.

      Neurological disorders: a public health approach 41 Dementia 42 Epilepsy 56 Headache disorders 70 Multiple sclerosis 85 Neuroinfections 95 Neurological disorders associated with malnutrition Pain associated with neurological disorders .   VA assumes that certain diseases can be related to a Veteran's qualifying military service. We call these "presumptive diseases." VA has recognized certain cancers and other health problems as presumptive diseases associated with exposure to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service. Veterans and their survivors may be eligible for benefits for these diseases.


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Veterans" Administration"s research efforts on neurological disorders by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs. Subcommittee on Hospitals and Health Care. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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