Gulf War Syndrome

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Programme Catalogue - Details: New Research Announced19960130

- NEW RESEARCH ANNOUNCED

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SBH:Gulf War Syndrome - govt. announces new research incl. possible birth defects of children born to veterans. Act. Armed Forces Minister Nicholas Soames, Prof. Sir Colin Berry & solicitor Richard Barr. Report by Christine Stewart. From: R4 1800 News.

PRE:Stewart: Last November MoD criticised for being complacent. Armed Forces Minister has announced that a group of specialists will look into symptoms. Act. SOAMES: quite right to maintain an open mind. RCP say 3 or 3 areas need further research & that's what's being done. Act. BERRY: will be looking at possible increase in birth defects. BARR: step in right direction, but has taken a long time - incumbent on govt. to show they mean business & show they care. OTN:T 170179

Broadcast history

30 Jan 1996 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Charlotte Green (rdr)

Nicholas Soames (Speaker)

Christine Stewart (Speaker)

Richard Barr (Speaker)

Colin Berry (professor (spkr)) (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 733938