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Gulf War syndrome not from depleted uranium but likely sarin, study finds

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Gulf War syndrome was not caused by debris from depleted uranium munitions but is likely to have been caused by exposure to sarin, a “conclusive” study has found

Period18 Feb 2021 → 19 Feb 2021

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TitleDepleted Uranium from Tanks, Ammo Not Tied to Gulf War Syndrome, New Study Finds
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletMilitary.com
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date19/02/21
DescriptionDepleted uranium in tanks and ammunition used in the 1991 Gulf War “played no role” in the unexplained illnesses, known as Gulf War syndrome, that veterans faced in the years afterward, according to a new study
Producer/AuthorTara Copp
URLhttps://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/02/19/depleted-uranium-tanks-ammo-not-tied-gulf-war-syndrome-new-study-finds.html
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome "likely caused by sarin nerve gas" not depleted uranium munitions, study finds
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletShafaaq.com
Media typeWeb
CountryIraq
Date19/02/21
DescriptionA recent study showed that the real cause of the Gulf War Syndrome may be due to the soldiers ’exposure to Iraqi chemical weapons.
URLhttps://shafaq.com/en/Iraq-News/Gulf-War-syndrome-likely-caused-by-sarin-nerve-gas-not-depleted-uranium-munitions-study-finds
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleSky News Coverage
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletSky News
Media typeTelevision
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionScientists from the university of Portsmouth believe the symptoms suffered by thousands, might have been caused by the toxic gas released widely when troops destroyed caches of Iraqi chemical weapons
URLtiny.cc/2jbmtz
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome not from depleted uranium but likely sarin, study finds
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe Independent
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionGulf War syndrome was not caused by debris from depleted uranium munitions but is likely to have been caused by exposure to sarin, a “conclusive” study has found
Producer/AuthorEmily Goddard
URLhttps://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/gulf-war-syndrome-uranium-sarin-british-legion-veterans-b1803957.html?amp
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome 'likely caused by sarin nerve gas' not depleted uranium munitions, study finds
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletSky News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionResearchers say none of those tested in the study were exposed to any significant amounts of the radioactive substance.
URLhttps://news.sky.com/story/gulf-war-syndrome-likely-caused-by-sarin-nerve-gas-not-depleted-uranium-munitions-study-finds-12221410
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War Illness not caused by exposure to depleted uranium, study finds
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletDefence Web
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionDebris from depleted uranium munitions used in the Gulf War has long been blamed for contributing to the illness of hundreds of thousands of veterans, but new research proves it is not the cause, according to the University of Portsmouth.
URLhttps://www.defenceweb.co.za/daily-news/international-news/gulf-war-illness-not-caused-by-exposure-to-depleted-uranium-study-finds/
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleDepleted uranium from tanks, ammo not tied to Gulf War syndrome, new study finds
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletMcClatchy Washington
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date18/02/21
DescriptionDepleted uranium in tanks and ammunition used in the 1991 Gulf War “played no role” in the unexplained illnesses, known as Gulf War syndrome, that veterans faced in the years afterward, according to a new study.
Producer/AuthorTara Copp
URLhttps://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/national/national-security/article249322725.html
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleResearchers cite new findings on Gulf War Illness
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletUSA Today
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date18/02/21
DescriptionResearchers have discovered two areas of brain atrophy in Gulf War veterans who responded differently to a heart-rate test, leading scientists to believe that even those with the same Gulf War Illness symptoms may need different kinds of treatments.
Producer/AuthorKelly Kennedy
URLhttps://eu.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/06/14/gulf-war-illness-study/2417677/
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleCOVID-19 posing increased risk to Gulf War veterans suffering mysterious illness
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletCBS12
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date18/02/21
DescriptionCoronavirus is posing a unique danger to a group of veterans suffering invisible wounds of war, some of whom may not even know why they’re sick.
Producer/AuthorJay O'Brien
URLhttps://cbs12.com/news/local/covid-19-posing-increased-risk-to-gulf-war-veterans-suffering-mysterious-illness
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War illness not caused by depleted uranium from munitions, study shows
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletMedical Xpress
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date18/02/21
DescriptionInhalation of depleted uranium from exploding munitions did not lead to Gulf War illness (GWI) in veterans deployed in the 1991 Persian Gulf War, a new study co-authored by a leading researcher of the disease at UT Southwestern suggests. The findings, published today in Scientific Reports, help eliminate a long-suspected cause of GWI that has attracted international concern for three decades.
URLhttps://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-02-gulf-war-illness-depleted-uranium.html
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War veterans face lingering health problems that may make them vulnerable to COVID-19
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletKATV
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date18/02/21
Description This year marks 30 years since Operation Desert Storm, the start of the Gulf War. Today, decades after the conflict, hundreds of thousands of veterans are dealing with lingering health problems. Emerging research shows those veterans may be more vulnerable to COVID-19.
URLhttps://katv.com/news/inside-your-world/gulf-war-veterans-face-lingering-health-problems-that-may-make-them-vulnerable-to-covid-19
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome not caused by depleted uranium munitions – study
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletExpress & Star
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionUniversity of Portsmouth scientists believe the illness may be an ‘own goal’ from the destruction of Iraqi chemical weapons.
URLhttps://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2021/02/18/gulf-war-syndrome-not-caused-by-depleted-uranium-munitions-study/
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome not caused by depleted uranium munitions – study
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletAberdeen Express
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionGulf War syndrome, which has left a quarter of a million veterans suffering long-term illness, was not caused by debris from depleted uranium munitions, according to a “conclusive” new scientific study
URLhttps://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/news/uk/gulf-war-syndrome-not-caused-by-depleted-uranium-munitions-study/
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome not caused by depleted uranium munitions – study
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletShropshire Star
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionGulf War syndrome, which has left a quarter of a million veterans suffering long-term illness, was not caused by debris from depleted uranium munitions, according to a “conclusive” new scientific study.
URLhttps://www.shropshirestar.com/news/uk-news/2021/02/18/gulf-war-syndrome-not-caused-by-depleted-uranium-munitions-study/
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleBBC Radio 4
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletBBC Radio 4
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionCoverage of Randall Parrish's research which found depleted uranium is not the cause of Gulf War illness
URLtiny.cc/zibmtz
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleBBC Radio 2 Coverage
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletBBC Radio 2
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionCoverage of Randall Parrish's research which found depleted uranium is not the cause of Gulf War illness
URLtiny.cc/7jbmtz
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleBBC Radio 5 Live Coverage
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletBBC Radio 5 Live
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionCoverage of Randall Parrish's research which found depleted uranium is not the cause of Gulf War illness
URLtiny.cc/cjbmtz
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleTimes Radio Coverage
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletTimes Radio
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionRandall Parrish's research which found depleted uranium is not the cause of Gulf War illness
URLtiny.cc/hjbmtz
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome 'not caused by depleted uranium'
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletBBC
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionAn illness suffered by soldiers who took part in the Gulf War was not caused by inhaling depleted uranium, according to a scientific study.
URLhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-56116101
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome which left 250,000 veterans suffering long-term fatigue and dizziness was caused by exposure to a nerve agent – and not debris from depleted uranium munitions, study claims
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletMailOnline
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionSarin gas released when troops destroyed caches of Iraqi chemical weapons during the Gulf War is the likely cause of the so-called 'Gulf War Syndrome' affecting a quarter of a million veterans.
URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-9273765/Gulf-War-syndrome-not-caused-depleted-uranium-munitions-study.html
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome caused by destruction of Iraqi chemical weapons not uranium, study finds
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe Telegraph
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionThe illness has left a quarter of a million veterans suffering from debilitating symptoms years later
Producer/AuthorPhoebe Southworth
URLhttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/02/18/gulf-war-syndrome-caused-destruction-iraqi-chemical-weapons/
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome 'likely caused by sarin nerve gas' not depleted uranium munitions, study finds
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletYahoo! News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionGulf War syndrome, which has left a quarter of a million veterans suffering long-term illness, may have been caused by exposure to sarin nerve agent - not debris from depleted uranium munitions, a study has found.
URLhttps://uk.news.yahoo.com/gulf-war-syndrome-likely-caused-070600759.html
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War Illness Not Caused by Exposure to Depleted Uranium
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletWar History Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date18/02/21
DescriptionDebris from depleted uranium munitions used in the Gulf War has long been blamed for contributing to the illness of hundreds of thousands of veterans, but new research proves it is not the cause.
Producer/AuthorDamian Lucjan
URLhttps://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/depleted-uranium.html
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleNew study says the Gulf War syndrome is not caused by decayed uranium weapons
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletChina Times News
Media typeWeb
CountryChina
Date18/02/21
DescriptionA new research report points out that "Depleted uranium Weapon" (Depleted uranium Weapon) is not the cause of "Gulf War illness" (GWI), the local environmental problems in Iraq, the proportion of chemical agents such as sarin Bigger.
Producer/AuthorJiang Feiyu
URLhttps://www.chinatimes.com/realtimenews/20210218005626-260417?chdtv
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome 'not caused by depleted uranium' Portsmouth scientists claim
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionGULF War syndrome, which has left a quarter of a million veterans suffering long-term illness, was not caused by debris from depleted uranium munitions, according to a ‘conclusive’ new scientific study by researchers in Portsmouth.
Producer/AuthorTom Cotterill
URLhttps://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/defence/gulf-war-syndrome-not-caused-depleted-uranium-portsmouth-scientists-claim-3138826
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleDepleted uranium munitions didn't cause Gulf War Illness, study says
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletUnited Press International
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date18/02/21
DescriptionVeterans with Gulf War Illness don't have any more depleted uranium in their bodies than veterans of the same conflict who never got sick, a new study says.
Producer/AuthorChristen McCurdy
URLhttps://www.upi.com/Defense-News/2021/02/18/Depleted-uranium-munitions-didnt-cause-Gulf-War-Illness-study-says/5871613691313/
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleunNew Research Shows Gulf War Illness Not Caused by Depleted Uranium From Munitions
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletBrinkwire
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date18/02/21
DescriptionInhalation of depleted uranium from exploding munitions did not lead to Gulf War illness (GWI) in veterans deployed in the 1991 Persian Gulf War, a new study co-authored by a leading researcher of the disease at UT Southwestern suggests
Producer/AuthorAlanis Hayal
URLhttps://en.brinkwire.com/health/new-research-shows-gulf-war-illness-not-caused-by-depleted-uranium-from-munitions/
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome not caused by depleted uranium munitions – study
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletJersey Evening Post
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionUniversity of Portsmouth scientists believe the illness may be an ‘own goal’ from the destruction of Iraqi chemical weapons
URLhttps://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/uk-news/2021/02/18/gulf-war-syndrome-not-caused-by-depleted-uranium-munitions-study/
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome 'likely caused by sarin nerve gas' not depleted uranium munitions, study finds
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletSky News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionResearchers say none of those tested in the study were exposed to any significant amounts of the radioactive substance.
URLhttps://news.sky.com/story/gulf-war-syndrome-likely-caused-by-sarin-nerve-gas-not-depleted-uranium-munitions-study-finds-12221410
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome ‘likely caused by nerve gas’ not depleted uranium, study finds
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletSimple News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionGulf War syndrome, which has left a quarter of a million veterans suffering long-term illness, may have been caused by exposure to sarin nerve agent – not debris from depleted uranium munitions, a study has found.
URLhttps://simplenews.co.uk/uk/gulf-war-syndrome-likely-caused-by-nerve-gas-not-depleted-uranium-study-finds/
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleDepleted uranium from tanks, ammo not tied to Gulf War syndrome, new study finds
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletArcaMax
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date18/02/21
DescriptionDepleted uranium in tanks and ammunition used in the 1991 Gulf War “played no role” in the unexplained illnesses, known as Gulf War syndrome, that veterans faced in the years afterward, according to a new study.
Producer/AuthorTara Copp
URLhttps://www.arcamax.com/currentnews/newsheadlines/s-2482476
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleStudy concludes depleted uranium doesn’t cause Gulf War illness
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletFifth Domain
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date18/02/21
DescriptionA study released Thursday from the University of Texas and the U.K.’s University of Portsmouth found that inhaled fumes and dust from rounds and tank armor are not the culprit of Gulf War illness
Producer/AuthorMeghann Myers
URLhttps://www.fifthdomain.com/news/your-military/2021/02/18/study-concludes-depleted-uranium-doesnt-cause-gulf-war-illness/
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleStudy Claims Sarin and Pesticides, Not Depleted Uranium, ‘Most Likely’ Causes of Gulf War Syndrome
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletSputnik International Russia
Media typeWeb
CountryRussian Federation
Date18/02/21
DescriptionLow-level exposure to pesticides and sarin nerve gas, not depleted uranium (DU) munitions, are the most likely causes of Gulf War Syndrome, researchers from Britain’s University of Portsmouth and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center believe.
Producer/AuthorIlya Tsukanov
URLhttps://sputniknews.com/military/202102181082118092-study-claims-sarin-and-pesticides-not-depleted-uranium-most-likely-causes-of-gulf-war-syndrome/
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War Illness not caused by exposure to depleted uranium, study finds
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletDefence Web
Media typeWeb
CountrySouth Africa
Date18/02/21
DescriptionDebris from depleted uranium munitions used in the Gulf War has long been blamed for contributing to the illness of hundreds of thousands of veterans, but new research proves it is not the cause, according to the University of Portsmouth.
URLhttps://www.defenceweb.co.za/daily-news/international-news/gulf-war-illness-not-caused-by-exposure-to-depleted-uranium-study-finds/
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome not caused by depleted uranium munitions – study
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletKM Extra
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionGulf War syndrome, which has left a quarter of a million veterans suffering long-term illness, was not caused by debris from depleted uranium munitions, according to a “conclusive” new scientific study.
URLhttps://www.kentonline.co.uk/news/national/gulf-war-syndrome-not-caused-by-depleted-uranium-munitions-study-23987/?cmpredirect
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleNew study sheds light on ‘Gulf War Syndrome’
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletArab News
Media typeWeb
CountrySaudi Arabia
Date18/02/21
DescriptionA mysterious set of symptoms dubbed “Gulf War Syndrome,” affecting hundreds of thousands of soldiers who served in the 1991 conflict, may have been caused by nerve agents, according to a new study by researchers at Portsmouth University in the UK.
URLhttps://arab.news/yjzsu
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War Syndrome Not Caused By Depleted Uranium Munitions, Study Suggests
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletForces Network
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionScientists believe the most likely remaining causes for the illness are low-level and widespread exposure to sarin nerve agent
URLforces.net/news/gulf-war-syndrome-not-caused-depleted-uranium-munitions-study-suggests
PersonsRandall Parrish
Title'Suffering Gulf veterans poisoned by nerve agent'
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletDaily Express
Media typePrint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionGulf war syndrome may have been caused by exposure to sarin nerve agent, say experts who ruled out depleted uranium as the culprit
Producer/AuthorJohn Ingham
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleIll veterans 'not affected by uranium'
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletThe i
Media typePrint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionGulf war syndrome which has left a quarter of a million veterans suffering long term illness, was not caused by debris from depleted uranium munitions, according to a study
Producer/AuthorBen Mitchell
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleUranium 'not the cause of war illness'
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletDaily Mirror
Media typePrint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionGulf war syndrome, which has left 250,000 veterans with long term illness, "was not caused" by debris from depleted uranium weapons.
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War syndrome 'caused by nerve gas in Iraqi caches'
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletMetro
Media typePrint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionGulf War syndrome, which has left 250,000 veterans suffering long term illness, was not caused by debris from depleted uranium munitions, says a conclusive new study.
Producer/AuthorBen Mitchell
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleSoldiers gassed in Gulf
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletDaily Star
Media typePrint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionGulf War syndrome was not caused by debris from depleted uranium munitions, a study says.
PersonsRandall Parrish
TitleGulf War illness 'not caused by depleted uranium'
Degree of recognitionLocal
Media name/outletThe News
Media typePrint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/02/21
DescriptionGulf War syndrome, which has left a quarter of a million veterans suffering long-term illness, was not caused by debris from depleted uranium munitions according to a 'conclusive' new scientific study by researchers in Portsmouth.
PersonsRandall Parrish

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