Gulf War and Health Volume 9: Treatment for Chronic Multisymptom Illness, a new report from the Institute of Medicine, assesses the evidence about the effectiveness of potential therapies for veterans experiencing the diverse array of symptoms that characterize this condition, also known as Gulf War Syndrome. The report recommends the best approaches to managing veterans' care.


Advance copies will be available to reporters only beginning at noon EST Tuesday, Jan. 22. The report is embargoed and not for public release before 11 a.m. EST Jan. 23. To obtain an embargoed copy, contact the National Academies' Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail