Nine years after their first introduction, direct acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) hit the big time.
More Americans die from heart disease than any other cause, but many fail to take steps known to protect the heart,
“Anything that can conceive of as a supply chain, blockchain can vastly improve its efficiency—it doesn’t matter if its people, numbers, data, money.” —Ginni Rometty, CEO IBM
Well, we enjoyed five decent days in 2021 before the Jan. 6 insurrection; I guess we should hope for better in 2022. I am paraphrasing a statement I heard on social media (I am sorry that I do not have the original source). I feel like 2020 is analogous to a drunken college roommate who has been out all night involved in some unspeakable debauchery and comes home to vomit on your floor in the morning
Concerns about long-term effects after bariatric surgery have been heightened by a new study suggesting that unhealthy alcohol use in veterans was much more common after undergoing a bariatric surgical procedure.
Lloyd J. Austin III made history when the retired four-star general was confirmed as the first African American Secretary of Defense last month.
Having three new illnesses added to the list of conditions presumed related to Agent Orange exposure
It was working at VA that, for Kaeli Yuen, MD, sparked a passion for finding new ways that health information technology can ease the burden on overworked, schedule-packed clinicians.
One of the last pieces of legislation to make it through the 116th Congress was the Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, MD Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020.
Both the VA and DoD began distributing COVID-19 vaccine to their beneficiaries soon after the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for two products in mid-December.
VA Secretary Robert Wilkie and other high-ranking VA officials actively worked to discredit the complainant in a sexual assault investigation at the DC VA Medical Center, according to a recent VA Office of Inspector General report.
Is it time to overhaul VA’s eligibility rules? According to some legislators, the process is long overdue for an update, although veterans’ service organizations are split on the issue.
Legislators in the past few years have been pushing VA and DoD to work together to better understand the toxic effects of burn pit exposure on servicemembers.
Veterans are regularly being targeted by social media, according to a report by the House VA Committee which recommends what VA and DoD can do to address the issue.
Not all of the damage caused by prostate cancer is to men’s bodies.
Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) ligands offer a strategy to develop prostate-specific positron emission tomography tracers, which can significantly heighten the accuracy of systemic prostate cancer imaging, according to a new study.
Novel therapies are being investigated for metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer, according to a new review.
The good news: The VA reduced opioid prescribing by 64% from 2012 to 2020, from more than 679,000 veterans to 247,000 through its Opioid Safety Initiative and other efforts.
The U.S. military has seen a steady rise in the annual incidence rates of any chronic pain diagnoses over the past decade.