Accession Number:

ADA570987

Title:

Effectiveness of Acupuncture in the Treatment of Gulf War Illness

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Jul 2009-31 Dec 2012

Corporate Author:

NEW ENGLAND SCHOOL OF ACUPUNCTURE NEWTON MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2013-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

The goals of the DOD funded research, GW080059, have been accomplished. We were successful with our aggressive marketing and advertising efforts in the area of subject recruitment and enrollment. Subject contact, enrollment, data collection and entry are completed. Our preliminary analyses found statistical and clinical significant improvement in our main outcome the physical component of the Sf-36 that is we found support that individualized acupuncture treatments can reduce the symptoms of at least some veterans with Gulf War Illness.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE