[ RadSafe ] response to allegations and news: Vets plus DU pl us the Law
crispy_bird at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 22 14:33:18 CST 2006
I guess James never read the conclusion of the paper.
Too bad for all of us.
--- "Mercado, Don" <don.mercado at lmco.com> wrote:
> > From: James Salsman [mailto:james at bovik.org]wrote:
> > The Mississippi study cited is flawed; this one is
> > better, and
> > from the same time period:
> > "Prevalence of Birth Defects Among Infants of Gulf
> > War Veterans
> > in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Georgia, Hawaii,
> > and Iowa,
> > 1989-1993," by M.R.G. "Happy" Araneta, et al., in
> > _Birth Defects
> > Research (Part A)_, vol. 67, pp. 246-260 (2003.)
> > f
> > Note that the Basrah University Hospital civilians
> > didn't have
> > the same spike that the U.S. and U.K. troops did.
> > Sincerely,
> > James
> In the conclusion it that study they stated:
> "We did not, however, have the ability to determine
> if the excess was
> caused by inherited, environmental, or synergistic
> factors, or was due
> to chance." They also discuss the statistical
> insufficiencies of the
> study due to low numbers of subjects to study.
> This is an inclusive study where they admit the
> don't know why the
> numbers are the way they are, so to link it do DU is
> simply a pure
> fabrication and verbal terrorism at its worst.
"Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse."
John Jacobus, MS
Certified Health Physicist
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