In January 2015, the Institute of Medicine conducted a study to determine the incidence and prevalence, as well as the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) and other neurologic diseases as a result of service in the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf and post 9/11 Global Operations theaters. The other neurologic diseases to be considered include: Parkinson’s disease, and brain cancers, as well as central nervous system abnormalities that are difficult to precisely diagnose. This report presents the committee’s data collection and findings.
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|BRIEF REPORT ON CONSIDERATIONS OF DESIGNING AN EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDY FOR NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS||1-22|
|A-- INFORMATION REGARDING THE LEGISLATION DIRECTING THE STUDY||23-24|
|B-- VA AND DOD REPORTS||25-28|
|C-- SUMMARY TABLE||29-34|
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