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Veterans Affairs Oct 18
. researchers are using Million Veteran Program data to build a new screening strategy, using genetic and clinical markers to predict risk and develop more personalized screening strategies. More on here
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VA Research Oct 18
US, Lead The Way In ’s Research Worldwide, But Content Is Shifting, Elsevier Says. was 7th on a list of institutions worldwide contributing to Alzheimer’s disease research, in a report by .
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VA Research Oct 17
Supported employment improves overall -related functioning, found a study. Individual Placement and Support is a program to help with find jobs.
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VA Research Oct 17
In small pilot study, researchers test whether nerve stimulation can help with post-amputation pain.
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Secretary Robert Wilkie Oct 17
VA awards millions in adaptive sports grant funding for disabled Veterans
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VA Portland Oct 16
Dr. James Henry with VA's National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR) at VA Portland Health Care System is one of the leading researchers in and outside of VA for...
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VA Research Oct 16
: researchers and their colleagues found that visits lead to more use and adherence in patients with .
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VA Research Oct 16
"Whether it is having the shared experience of shining and wearing combat boots or having seen the acute effects of an IED, these experiences provide familiarity to patients..." Dr. Ronald Riechers,
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VA Research Oct 15
: Early first deployment may increase the risk of attempt. researchers looked at data on a large number of U.S. enlisted soldiers, including 1,700 who attempted suicide.
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VA Research Oct 15
In collaboration with , Oak Ridge National Laboratory has expanded a VA-developed predictive computing model to identify Vets at risk of and sped it up to run 300 times faster.
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VA Research Oct 11
: A multisite study on artery graft surgery, published in 09, has helped improve how doctors perform the operation by showing the advantages of on, vs off-pump surgery for patients.
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VA Research Oct 10
: A study found service members with stemming from loss - such as the death of buddies - were less responsive to treatment than those with PTSD related to other causes.
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VA Research Oct 10
VA's National Precision Oncology Program aims to bring individualized treatment based on testing to across the country.
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VA Research Oct 9
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VA Research Oct 9
VA medical foster homes are a sensible way to deliver 24/7 long-term care for , says Dr. Cari Levy of the Denver . Her research has shown cost and mortality benefits, compared with conventional nursing home care.
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VA Research Oct 8
New $50 million - funding for research to better understand and its long-term effects. A team at Virginia Commonwealth Univ. and the Holmes McGuire are leading the new effort.
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VA Research Oct 8
A history of military sexual trauma is common in older women Veterans, found a study focused on women age 55 plus. Also, women who experience MST were more likely to report multiple health conditions, especially mental health issues.
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VA Research Oct 7
Dr. Donna Washington was honored with a 2019 Veterans Braintrust award from the Congressional Black Caucus for her work to support and .
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VA Research Oct 4
In the current , authors with the Emergency Management Evaluation Center, based in point to and as a largely untapped resource to aid in disaster relief efforts, such as after hurricanes.
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VA Research Oct 3
: Exposure to blasts from controlled detonations was the most common predictor of service-connected disability, in a study of post-9/11 .
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