Category Archives: The health of veterans

Young veterans of the British army refuse to live

Among young men, demobilized from the British armed forces, three times more potential suicides than among civilians. A study by British scientists on this subject was published March 3 in the journal PLoS Medicine.

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Remember the war, suggest scientists

Stimulate the old memories of their military past is good for the health of veterans, scientists say. The researchers found that when older people gather in groups and remember the old days, it has a beneficial effect on their memory … Continue reading

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A wounded veteran of the war in Iraq chose the amputation of the leg, to be able to play hockey

Joseph Bowser from childhood he played hockey and thought this game strong and courageous all of his life. But to enter into a contract with any of the professional hockey teams in the NHL he has failed, and Joseph became … Continue reading

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Echoes of war: the veteran again saw his amputirovannyy hand in almost half a century

The Vietnam war lasted nearly a decade, starting in 1964, it led to the deaths of tens of thousands of Americans and millions of inhabitants of North and South Vietnam. But sometimes during the worst of the confrontation was a … Continue reading

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Echoes of war: even skin cancer in Vietnam abnormal

It has been over 40 years since the end of the Vietnam war, and the consequences of contact between the combatants with a dangerous herbicide effect so far. Dioxin from the defoliant “Agent orange”, changes the occurrence of skin cancer.

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The US pilots, sprayed in Vietnam military herbicide, threatening dangerous mutations

The Vietnam war ended over 42 years ago, but scientists continue to discover new long term effects of that war for the health of its participants. Researchers from the US found that contact with the herbicide Agent orange may cause … Continue reading

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