Office of Research & Development

Quick Links

  • Health Programs
  • Protect your health
  • Learn more: A-Z Health
Veterans Crisis Line Badge

In Brief

VA Research Briefs

Few Veterans with moderate or severe TBI go back to work

Rewards can push older adults to walk more

Toxic exposures common in recent wars


| See all VA Research News Briefs |


PARTICIPATE

Nicholas Bartolomeo, who served three tours with the Marines in Iraq and now works at VA's Center of Innovation on Disability and Rehabilitation Research in Gainesville, Fla., demonstrates a driving simulator used in research at the center.

Volunteering in VA Research

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ranks as one of the nation's leaders in health research. Thousands of studies are conducted at VA medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing homes each year. This research has significantly contributed to advancements in health care for Veterans and other Americans from every walk of life... Learn more



See also: Million Veteran Program (MVP), VA sponsored Clinical Trials


Research Topic of the Day

Afghanistan/Iraq Veterans

Afghanistan/Iraq Veterans

Restoring ill and injured Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to their highest level of functioning when they return home is an important challenge facing VA researchers... Learn more

View All Topics


RESEARCH NEWS FROM LOCAL VA MEDICAL CENTERS AND OUR ACADEMIC AND FEDERAL RESEARCH PARTNERS

View More

VA Research in the News

How aggressively should blood pressure be treated?

How aggressively should blood pressure be treated?

Photo: ©iStock/AleksandarNakic


CNN covered a study by a Portland (Oregon) VA team that looked at the benefits and harms of intensive blood pressure treatment in older adults. The researchers analyzed data from 24 past studies.

More VA Research in the News

Connect with ORD

  • Facebook
  • Youtube
  • Twitter
  • Flickr

Sign up for VA Research Updates