The study’s lead author said, “We’re able to say, ‘There is something here. ‘Take these veterans seriously when they come in.'”
Scientists have been able to prove that Gulf War Syndrome is actually tied to brain damage, and is therefore more than just a psychological condition. Researchers at Georgetown, using fMRI scans, were able to pinpoint abnormalities in the bundles of nerve fibers that process pain in 31 Gulf War vets.
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