Group therapy works for insomnia
A meta-analysis of eight previous studies found group therapy to be a powerful tool to treat insomnia.
Green tomatoes: The next super food?
According to research from VA and University of Iowa, a compound in green tomatoes may help prevent muscle atrophy and decrease fat.
What goes awry in the suicidal brain?
A research team at the Bronx VA has homed in on a molecular change in the brain—involving a process called RNA editing, and a non-responsive serotonin receptor—that they say is a hallmark of those who commit suicide.
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Participating in ResearchEach year, dedicated researchers and volunteers work together on thousands of studies at VA Medical Centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing homes. These studies have contributed significantly to advancements in health care for Veterans and the larger population. The VA Research Program aspires to discover knowledge through research, develop VA researchers and health care leaders, and create innovations that advance health care for our Veterans and the Nation. Read More
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