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Millennium Cohort Study finds sparse evidence of lung damage from burn pits VA Research Currents August 2012

Analyzing the military and health records of nearly 23,000 Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans, researchers with VA and the Department of Defense found little evidence of a higher risk of respiratory problems among those who served near burn pits.

PTSD increases risk of developing diabetes Combat and Operational Stress Research Quarterly Fall 2010

A newly published study finds that PTSD symptoms at baseline, but not other mental health symptoms, are significantly associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes among military service members. Increases in the prevalence of PTSD among the military population could have an impact on rates of physical disorders, such as diabetes, in the coming years.

Air Force Portal announces approach of 2007 survey Air Force Portal February 27, 2007

The online portal run by the United States Air Force recently posted an announcement acknowledging the approach of the Millennium Cohort Study's 2007 Survey Effort. Because this announcement is behind a password-protected site, the link provided above will open a window with a snapshot of the Air Force Portal's posting ...

Millennium Cohort: Largest Long-Term Health Study in Military History Army Knowledge Online Newsletter Issue 20, August 2007

The Millennium Cohort Study is the largest prospective health study ever undertaken by the Department of Defense. Designed to assess the health risks of military occupations, military deployment, and general military service, the cohort is tracking the health status...

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Naval Health Research Center: Behavioral Science and Epidemiology Navy Medicine Magazine Jan - Feb 2010

Millennium Cohort Study tracks military health trends The Boot and JetStream June 10, 2005

BEAUFORT, S.C. - More than 100,000 service members are enrolled in a long-term study to identify health effects associated with military service. Health experts from the Department of Defense and the Veteran's Administration developed the Millennium Cohort Study ...

Long Term study to track health effects of military service Stars and Stripes newspaper June 16, 2005

WASHINGTON - Researchers will track more than 100,000 service members over the next 17 years to help gauge the health effects of military service, overseas deployment and combat exposure. The Millennium Cohort Study - which researchers say is the largest of its kind ...

DoD study ongoing to investigate Marines' health USMC Press Release June 2, 2005

SAN DIEGO - In response to health events surrounding the 1990-1991 Gulf War, a need was identified to create a long-term study to describe the health affects associated with military service, especially those related to ...

Military.com's Veterans Report announces upcoming 2007 survey Veterans Report March 12, 2007

The U.S. military's largest veterans benefits update website, run by Military.com, has recently posted an announcement of the upcoming 2007 Millennium Cohort Study survey ...

U.S. Medicine Institute for Health Studies announces upcoming 2007 survey U.S. Medicine Institute for Health Studies May 11, 2007

This month, the Department of Defense (DoD) will launch the third and final recruitment phase of the largest prospective health project in military history -- the Millennium Cohort Study.

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