Office of Research & Development

Research Highlights

2013

Date

Title

1/29/2013

Study looks at link between substance abuse, PTSD and mortality

1/29/2013

Smartphone virtual 'Hope Box' could reduce suicidal thoughts

1/29/2013

'Keeping it Clean' really can reduce transmission of infection

1/04/2013

VA Study Finds That Shorter Hospital Stays Are Usually Better for Patients

1/03/2013

Study hints at brain chemical's role in autism

1/03/2013

Exposure therapy for PTSD works in groups

1/02/2013

Physicians-in-training benefit from protected sleep

2012

Date

Title

10/11/2012

Teasing out the long-term effects of TBI

10/03/2012

Study underscores body-mind connection

9/17/2012

Will prostate cancer reoccur? Three-gene signature may hold answer

9/04/2012

VA, DoD join to fund $100 million in new studies on brain injury, posttraumatic stress

8/23/2012

Study finds 'observation' as effective as surgery in early prostate cancer

8/20/2012

Study links gene to PTSD risk

8/14/2012

For a new generation of cancer drugs, scientists look to targeted nanomedicine

7/17/2012

Money troubles tied to reintegration problems

7/16/2012

Tackling homelessness, with a focus on women Veterans

5/14/2012

Breakthrough in neural control

5/08/2012

Fitness or ideal weight: Which holds the key to long life?

4/18/2012

Study: 'Mantram' meditation eases PTSD

4/02/2012

Men, women equally likely to use VA homeless services

3/05/2012

What makes Navy SEALs tick? Study suggests key to stress control

2/16/2012

Probing war's effects on women Service members

2/14/2012

In pilot study, Veterans with PTSD and traumatic brain injury benefit from prolonged exposure therapy

2/10/2012

Marijuana less harmful than tobacco—at least to lungs

1/03/2012

Brain studies sort out physical, emotional scars of war