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What does GWV stand for?

GWV stands for Gulf War Veterans

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The survey asks for demographic information (age, sex, etc ), deployment experience(s), physical and mental health problems and treatments or wellness practices that Gulf War veterans may or may not be currently using.
Researchers also should assemble large cohorts of Gulf War veterans to track the development of ALS, multiple sclerosis, brain cancer, and other conditions.
Although nearly 30% of Gulf War veterans reported that they experienced some type of multisymptom illness, compared with about 16% among nondeployed veterans, there were no objective test results to support those reports, the IOM committee wrote.
In response to the publicity surrounding Riordan's death--and the unremitting advocacy of Riordan's widow--then-Defence Minister Art Eggleton established a program to test Gulf War veterans at government-approved civilian laboratories.
The report said that up to 30 per cent of US Gulf War veterans have a 'complex of multiple chronic symptoms over and above expected rates in veterans who did not serve in the Gulf War'.