• #VADidThat: Million Veteran Program leads way to medical discoveries, one Veteran at a time

    The Million Veteran Program is a national research project learning how genes and military experiences and exposures affect health and illness.

  • Protecting yourself against social media scams

    Learn to recognize the signs of social media scams to protect yourself and your family members from becoming victims of fraud.

  • VA’s Million Veteran Program seeking female Veterans for genetic-based studies

    Rosalie Liotta and Cathy Adkins enrolled in VA’s MVP, which learns how genes, lifestyle, and military exposures affect the health of former service members.

  • Combat Veterans, pro athletes come together online

    Combat Veterans and former professional athletes are coming together virtually for exercise and peer support through Merging Vets and Players.

  • Large Veterans study confirms link between fried food, heart disease

    A large study that included data on more than 150,000 Veterans finds that risk of coronary artery disease—a form of heart disease—rises based on the rate of fried food consumption.

  • Exploring Veterans’ preferences for receiving genetic test results

    VA is in the forefront of genomic research, aimed at improving Veterans’ health care, and this area is expanding. Do Veterans want to see their genetic results? This study wants to find out.

  • VA’s voluntary research genetics program reaches major milestone with 750,000 Veteran partners

    Research using MVP data is already underway with several studies, including efforts focused on understanding the genetics of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), diabetes, heart disease, suicide prevention and other topics.

  • San Francisco VA enrolls 5,000th Vet in research program

    The Million Veteran Program is research that hopes to understand how genes affect health. The largest database of its kind in the world, it will answer important questions affecting Veterans’ health.

  • The real MVP: Vietnam Veteran proud to be in VA Million Veteran Program

    Edwin Callahan volunteered to participate in the VA Million Veteran Program because genetics is a next frontier in medicine that will serve those who have served us, our Veterans.

  • VA study on cholesterol genetics could lead to new treatments for heart disease, diabetes

    VA researchers recently identified three genetic mutations that govern cholesterol levels, which could lead to new drugs to treat cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

  • VA’s Million Veteran Program: advancing genomic research

    VA is partnering with Veterans to build the world’s largest […]

  • Million Veteran Program reaches milestone in Arizona

    The national research project began in 2011 and currently is the largest genomic database in the world with nearly 600,000 Veteran volunteers nationwide.

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