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Risk of lymphoma increases with hepatitis C virus infection
...chers note that this study was limited to military veterans
who used the VA system, so the results may not be ...valence of HCV infection is much higher among U.S. veterans
who use the VA medical system (5 percent) than in the general population, where only 1.6 percent car...
Exposure to dioxins influences male reproductive system, study of Vietnam veterans concludes
...und in a cohort study of more than 2,000 Air Force veterans
who served during the Vietnam War. The study, pu...they do in animals." The researchers found that veterans
exposed to dioxin had lower incidence rates of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), better known as en...
Variations in detoxifying genes linked to Lou Gehrig's disease
...sible twofold increased risk for developing ALS in veterans
of the Gulf War, indicating a war-related environm... Siddique hopes to study DNA samples from Gulf War veterans
with increased incidence of sporadic ALS and has applied for their DNA from the Veterans Administrat...
Shampoo detergent added to paint makes surfaces self-sterilizing
...York, Texas and Virginia joined three World War II veterans
and a retired railroader from Virginia to report their research findings at the 105th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. "Public buildings and especially schools are at the center of the epidemiological web for spreading commo...
Sandia completes depleted uranium study
...as well as birth defects in the progeny of exposed veterans
and civilians. Marshall's study concluded that th...ics nor supported by his analysis. Only a few U.S. veterans
in vehicles accidentally struck by DU munitions are predicted to have inhaled sufficient quantities ...
Male Combat Veterans Rank High In Heart Disease Risk
...eavy smokers and obese than men who are non-combat veterans
or non-veterans, according to a study presented at...ar Disease, Epidemiology and Prevention. "Combat veterans
were four times more likely to be heavy drinkers as opposed to never drinkers than non-veterans, and...