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Depleted uranium


Depleted uranium is uranium with a lower content of the fissile isotope U-235 than natural ..... Early studies of depleted uranium aerosol exposure assumed that uranium combustion product particles ...

Gulf War Veterans and Depleted Uranium


Presence of depleted uranium in urine seven or eight years after exposure is ... is a matter of judgment which severe damage, radiological or chemical, occurs at ...

Sick vets battle depleted uranium - US news - Military | NBC News


Aug 12, 2006 ... Veterans of Iraq wars battle Pentagon over depleted uranium ... S.C. Reed was exposed to depleted uranium while serving a few months with the ... Then began a strange series of symptoms he'd never experienced in his ...

Dangers and Health Effects of Depleted Uranium - Disabled World


Sep 4, 2013 ... It is believed by many that exposure to depleted uranium (DU), ... or ingests it as a particulate, causes severe and long-term health effects.

The Toxicity of Depleted Uranium - NCBI - National Institutes of Health


Jan 25, 2010 ... In contrast, chronic low dose exposure to depleted uranium may not produce a clear and defined set of symptoms. Chronic low-dose, or ...

1 Depleted uranium: sources, exposure and health effects


Information is given on sources of depleted uranium exposure, the likely routes of acute and .... Patients should be treated based on the symptoms observed.

WHO Guidance on Exposure to Depleted Uranium - World Health ...


Depleted uranium (DU) has been used in medical and industrial applications for decades but only since .... do not show any symptoms related to DU exposure.

Sickened Iraq vets cite depleted uranium - Boston.com


Aug 12, 2006 ... Reed believes depleted uranium has contaminated him and his life. ... Then began a strange series of symptoms he'd never experienced in his .... mid-90s, veterans helped push the military into tracking soldiers exposed to it.

How Depleted Uranium Kills US Soldiers - The ... - Christopher Bollyn


Oct 23, 2012 ... Exposure to uranium spread through the use of depleted uranium (DU) ..... symptoms than exposure to larger particles of the same substance.

Depleted Uranium and Health: Facts and Helpful ... - myweb


A significant development in ballistics has been the DU (depleted uranium) kinetic .... treatment would offer the best protection for those exposed to uranium.

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Depleted Uranium | Iraq Veterans Against the War


What Is Depleted Uranium? Depleted Uranium (DU) is a toxic, radioactive heavy metal that is the waste byproduct ... What Are The Symptoms of DU Exposure?

Publications & Reports on Depleted Uranium - Public Health


May 5, 2016 ... VA Fact Sheet: Depleted Uranium (DU) (408 KB, PDF) ... Depleted uranium use, exposure levels, signs and symptoms of exposure, and more.

Depleted Uranium/Gulf War Syndrom - International Action Center


Signs and symptoms involving skin (including skin rashes and unusual hair ... or indirectly exposed to hazardous materials like DU. 3. —People are ... The Pentagon used some 300 tons of depleted uranium during the Gulf War. Durakovic puts ...