New Weapons Research Committee

NWRG Association New Weapons Research Group

Seven years after the start of the studies on contemporary weapons and their effects on the victims , NWRG becomes an association of voluntary work.

The work by Newweapons is published, in scientific journals and at www.newweapons.org, where you will find the results of the research, and report on the participation in conferences, tribunals and international debates .

Proofs of correlation to exposure to weapons used in attacks on Gaza with long term damages on reproductive health

Presented by Paola Manduca Professor of Genetics, DISTAV University of Genoa, Italy Results published in scientific Journals with referees 2009-2014 Contemporary weapons, contamination by toxic metals / teratogenic / carcinogenic and some of their long-term effects on the reproductive health of the population.

Proofs of correlation to exposure to weapons used in attacks on Gaza with long term damages on reproductive health.

Read the presentation in Pdf

 

Prevalence of birth defects in the Gaza Strip from 1997 to 2010: a pedigree analysis

Study by Awny Naim, Roberto Minutolo, Simona Signoriello, Paula Manduca

Published on http://www.thelancet.com/health-in-the-occupiedpalestinian-territory-2013

 

Determined to ignore reality? Questions that the Iraqi Ministry of Health-WHO report didn't ask


By Paola Manduca, Professor of Genetics at the University of Genoa, Italy

 

Iraq, determination to ignore?

The WHO_Iraq MoH have finally published on Sept 16 a summary report of part of the study conducted as ex-post assessment of prevalence of birth defects, still births, miscarriages, through an household survey. The report begins with a quite “derogatory” definition as “anecdotal” for any other study done in Iraq (few) but a review paper on DU, by local doctors.

Academics write to Ue Chief to demand no sell-out on settlement funding ban

Academics across Europe express outrage at Israeli/US pressure on EU

Over 500 academics, including researchers from 13 European Union member states, have today written to the EU's head of Foreign Policy, urging the EU not to water down its new guidelines preventing EU funding from being awarded to Israeli projects and entities in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem.

Syria, three reports on use of chemical weapons

Reports on use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Find in attachment US and French reports and informations about the Russian one.

Waiting for results of study on factors associated with congenital birth defects in Iraq

The Iraqi Ministry of Health and World Health Organization project regarding the prevalence and factors associated with congenital birth defects in Iraq. Why have the findings not been released?

 

In 2012 a project was initiated by the Iraqi Government Ministry of Health (MoH) with technical advisory and co-funding from World Health Organization (WHO). The objective was to “better understand the prevalence and factors associated with congenital birth defects (CBD)” (1).

How to recognize a chemical attack compared to a conventional one

Interview with Paola Manduca, professor of Genetics at the University
of Genoa, and coordinator of the New Weapons Committee, a group of
researchers who deal with the study long-term effects of the use of
non-conventional weapons on populations.

Birth defects among children in post-war Iraq

Environmental characteristics and prevalence of birth defects among children in post-war Iraq: implications for policies on rebuilding the Iraqi education system

 


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