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Archive for May 2012
- VA-funded Study: Intervention Improves Diabetes Health
- High Glucose Complicates Colectomy for Cancer
- Excess Weight Reaches All-Time High for Active-Duty Troops
WASHINGTON — VA is known for going beyond deadline and over budget on hospital building projects, leaving patients and medical staffers wondering when they will get the modern medical center they were promised.
ATLANTA — It might look like a game, but the virtual reality environment at Emory University has a very serious purpose: helping veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) move on from memories that have haunted them for months or years.
BETHESDA, MD — Research rooted in treating trauma in the civilian sector is examining how a combination of pharmaceuticals and virtual reality can help combat veterans recover more swiftly from chronic PTSD.
SAN FRANCISCO — New VA research suggests that lifetime exposure to stressful events, such as those which cause PTSD, is linked to greater levels of inflammation in patients with cardiovascular (CV) disease. Higher inflammation generally leads to worse outcomes for patients.
WASHINGTON--Many of the VA-funded providers of housing and services to homeless veterans fail to meet even the basic needs of the population they are meant to service, according to an audit by VA’s Office of Inspector General (IG).
WASHINGTON — The military’s restored program to vaccinate troops with the adenovirus vaccine appears to be paying off, a new study suggests.
Most Popular Stories
- Many Healthcare Providers Lose VA Retention Bonuses
- Federal Medicine Organizational Meetings — Tarred with the Same Brush?
- Despite Formulary, High-Cost Diabetes Drug Use Varies Widely Across VA Facilities
- Report Says Administration Faces Hard Choices For Veterans Programs
- Physician Overcomes TBI to Return to Active-Duty Medicine
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