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Recently-published Gulf War Illness-related Research Articles


The following journal articles were distributed for review between June 2011 and March 2013.  You can access each article's abstract by clicking each paper's title.

1. Rayhan RU, Stevens BW, Timbol CR, Adewuyi O, Walitt B, Vanmeter JW, Baraniuk JN.  Increased brain white matter axial diffusivity associated with fatigue, pain and hyperalgesia in gulf war illness.  PloS One. 2013.

2. Rayhan RU, Raksit MP, Timbol CR, Adewuyi O, Vanmeter JW, Baraniuk JN.  Prefrontal lactate predicts exercise-induced cognitive dysfunction in Gulf War Illness.  American Journal of Translational Research. 2013.

3. Vera-Lastra O, Medina G, Cruz-Dominguez Mdel P, Jara LJ, Shoenfeld Y. Autoimmune/inflammatory syndrome induced by adjuvants (Shoenfeld's syndrome): clinical and immunological spectrum.  Expert Review of Clinical Immunology. 2013. 

4. Tuite JJ, Haley RW.  Meteorological and intelligence evidence of long-distance transit of chemical weapons fallout from bombing early in the 1991 persian gulf war.  Neuroepidemiology. 2013.

5. Tillman GD, Calley CS, Green TA, Buhl VI, Biggs MM, Spence JS, ... Hart J Jr. Visual event-related potentials as markers of hyperarousal in Gulf War illness: Evidence against a stress-related etiology.  Psychiatry Research. 2013. 

6. Smith BN, Wang JM, Vogt D, Vickers K, King DW, King LA.  Gulf war illness: symptomatology among veterans 10 years after deployment. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2013. 

7. McDiarmid MA, Gaitens JM, Hines S, Breyer R, Wong-You-Cheong JJ, Engelhardt SM, ... Squibb KS. The Gulf War depleted uranium cohort at 20 years: bioassay results and novel approaches to fragment surveillance.  Health Physics. 2013. 

8. Haley RW, Tuite JJ. Epidemiologic evidence of health effects from long-distance transit of chemical weapons fallout from bombing early in the 1991 persian gulf war. Neuroepidemiology. 2013. 

9. Haley RW, Charuvastra E, Shell WE, Buhner DM, Marshall WW, Biggs MM, ... Vernino S. Cholinergic autonomic dysfunction in veterans with Gulf War Illness: confirmation in a population-based sample. JAMA Neurology. 2013.

10. Broderick G, Ben-Hamo R, Vashishtha S, Efroni S, Nathanson L, Barnes Z, Fletcher MA, Klimas N. Altered immune pathway activity under exercise challenge in Gulf War Illness: an exploratory analysis. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 2013 

11. Steele L, Sastre A, Gerkovich MM, Cook MR.  Complex factors in the etiology of Gulf War illness: wartime exposures and risk factors in veteran subgroups. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2012.

12. Tillman GD, Calley CS, Green TA, Buhl VI, Biggs MM, Spence JS, ... Kraut MA. Event-related potential patterns associated with hyperarousal in Gulf War illness syndrome groups. Neurotoxicology. 2012.

13. Shewale SV, Anstadt MP, Horenziak M, Izu B, Morgan EE, Lucot JB, Morris M. Sarin causes autonomic imbalance and cardiomyopathy: an important issue for military and civilian health.  Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology. 2012.

14. Abdullah L, Evans JE, Bishop A, Reed JM, Crynen G, Phillips J, ... Crawford FC. Lipidomic profiling of phosphocholine containing brain lipids in mice with sensorimotor deficits and anxiety-like features after exposure to Gulf War agents. Neuromolecular Medicine. 2012.

15. Broderick G, Fletcher MA, Gallagher M, Barnes Z, Vernon SD, Kilmas NG. Exploring the diagnostic potential of immune biomarker coexpression in Gulf War Illness.  Methods in Molecular Biology. 2012.

16. Bukowinski AT, DeScisciolo C, Conlin AM, K Ryan MA, Sevick CJ, Smith TC. Birth defects in infants born in 1998-2004 to men and women serving in the US military during the 1990-1991 Gulf War era. Birth defects research Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology. 2012.

17. Conboy L, St John M, Schyner R. The effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of Gulf War IllnessContemporary Clinical Trials. 2012.

18. Gopinath K, Gandhi P, Goyal A, Jiang L, Fang Y, Ouyang L, ... Haley R. FMRI reveals abnormal central processing of sensory pain stimuli in ill Gulf War Veterans. Neurotoxicology. 2012.

19. Wallin MT, Culpepper WJ, Coffman P, Pulaski S, Maloni H, Mahan CM, ... Veterans Affairds Multiple Sclerosis Centres of Excellence Epidemiology Group. The Gulf War era multiple sclerosis cohort: age and incidence rates by race, sex, and service. Brain: A Journal of Neurology. 2012.

20. Odegard TN, Cooper CM, Farris EA, Arduengo J, Bartless J, Haley R. Memory impairment exhibited by veterans with Gulf War Illness. Neurocase. 2012.

21. Moss JI. Gulf War illnesses are autoimmune illnesses caused by reactive oxygen species which were caused by nerve agent prophylaxis. Medical Hypothesis. 2012. 

22. Jamil H, Hamdan TA, Grzybowski M, Arnetz BB. Health effects associated with geographical area of residence during the 1991 Gulf War: a comparative health study of Iraqi soldiers and civilians. US Army Medical Department Journal. 2011.