• National Research Week: Science in service of Veterans

    National VA Research Week is May 16-20, 2022. This year's theme is "Science in Service of Veterans."

  • Veterans Health Administration at 75 years: A legacy of service, and the future of care

    VHA proudly invites you to join us in celebration of 75 years of historic service to America’s Veterans. And take a look at the future of care.

  • Research Week honors pioneering work for Veterans

    The theme of this year’s National VA Research Week, May 17–21, is “One Team, One Mission,” reflecting the nationwide focus of VA researchers on improving Veterans’ health care and quality of life.

  • Can statins help 75-and-overs stay healthy? PREVENTABLE trial will provide answers

    Most research on statins—drugs used by millions to lower cholesterol—has focused on middle-aged people, not the elderly. Now, a major statin study focused on older people is underway. And 50 VA medical centers are taking part.

  • Studying sleep problems that affect Veterans

    Neurologist specializes in treating sleep disorders. Program aims to understand sleep and the impact that poor sleep can have on the brain and body. And how sleep is affected by TBI and PTSD.

  • #DesertStorm30: Research committee

    Desert Shield and Desert Storm Veterans who want to comment on their health concerns or ask about Gulf War Research can do so through the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses.

  • Thanking our Veterans and volunteers for serving again

    Veterans' willingness to help test new treatments for COVID-19 means millions of lives around the world will potentially be saved. VA leadership thanks them for their service to their country and others.

  • Little Rock VA recruiting local Veterans for thyroid research

    A VA researcher will investigate the effects of discontinuing thyroid replacement therapy in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism. It may pave the way to address levothyroxine overuse by Veterans.

  • Vets First Podcast S:1 E:3: Dr. Randy Kardon, VA Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss

    Research plays a critical role in the treatment of Veterans. The VA Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss is part of that role.

  • 2020 National VA Research Week: `Empowering Veterans Through Research’

    This year, National VA Research Week, May 11–15, focuses on "Empowering Veterans Through Research." Since 1925, VA researchers have been discovering new ways to treat disease and improve Veterans' health. VA has a proud history of conducting high-quality clinical trials that benefit the nation. That mission is especially relevant during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Can community engagement prevent Veteran suicides?

    VA research study aims to establish a stronger sense of social connectedness for Veterans at high risk of suicide by increasing their participation in community activities.

  • Vets First Podcast S:1 E:1: Formation of Vets First Podcast

    In this episode you are introduced to the hosts of the Vets First Podcast, Levi Sowers and Brandon Rea. They discuss the podcast and goals surrounding it.

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