Using data from the Million Veteran Program, VA researchers found that a blood pressure condition called resistant hypertension can increase the risk of cardiovascular problems and kidney failure.
Agricultural organization aims to reintegrate Vets into society, prevent suicide
The University of New Mexico and the New Mexico VA Health Care System will use a $3.1 million federal grant to study a new approach to use electrical stimulation as therapy for mild traumatic brain injuries.
Dystonia—a movement disorder—can cause pain and discomfort, but it can also cause daily disruptions to life. As a neurologist for the VA and a member of the Dystonia Coalition, Dr. Sarah Pirio Richardson is committed to advancing research in the areas of non-invasive neurostimulation and treatment for dystonia. For […]
VA Health Care Improving for N.M. Veterans Dr. David Shulkin, Secretary for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, recently talked at a news conference about the challenges facing the VA. He spoke about such important issues as access to care, accountability, and the quality of care.
Aerobic or Resistance Exercise, or Both, in Dieting Obese Older Adults Obesity causes frailty in older adults; however, weight loss might accelerate age-related loss of muscle and bone mass and resultant sarcopenia and osteopenia.