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WASHINGTON, DC—The fastest growing segment of patients treated at the nation’s VA facilities are those with four or more chronic diseases, increasing from 15% to 22% in an eight-year period ending in 2008, according to a recent study.
All exhibits at the National Museum of Health and Medicine at Walter Reed Army Medical Center are closed as of April 3 so the institution can relocate to Silver Spring, MD.
BLUE BELL, PA—Rapid vaccination of military forces may be necessary with emerging infectious disease and pandemic threats, but injecting combination vaccines that are formulated together can sometimes result in immune interference.
Blood Markers of Inflammation, Blood Clotting and Blood Vessel Function in HIV-infected Adults
Vitamin D Supplementation in Veterans with Early-Stage Prostate Cancer
PENTAGON—A newly published study shows that psychiatric and behavioral health disorders were reduced by 78% in Army brigades that underwent a pre-deployment health screening program that focused on screening and then linking soldiers to care in theater, if needed.
A Randomized Controlled Trial on Women’s Substance Abuse Treatment (WPR)
Purpose: To examine the efficacy of an evidence-based gender-specific treatment model for women veterans with substance use disorder (SUD).
Strategic Timing of Antiretroviral Treatment
Objective: To find out if the chance of developing a serious illness or of getting AIDS is less if patients start taking HIV medicines at a time when their CD4-positive cell count is still fairly high.
WASHINGTON, DC—“A cure for Alzheimer’s (AD) has not been found on my watch, but the momentum is there,” said Marcelle Morrison-Bogorad, PhD, at what might be her last opportunity to speak before Congress as the director of the National Institute on Aging’s neuroscience division.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
—Martin Luther King Jr, 1929–1968
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