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Comparing different forms of transcranial magnetic stimulation

Comparing different forms of transcranial magnetic stimulation


Gene therapy could prevent learning and memory loss from Alzheimer’s disease


Cannabis use disorder linked to aggression


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Media Reports

VA studies show how effective COVID-19 vaccines are in preventing infection (05/12/2021)

VA studies show how effective COVID-19 vaccines are in preventing infection The VA has been looking at this since the very first vaccine went in to the arms of its nursing home veterans.... Read more


Research News from Local VA Medical Centers and our Academic, Federal, and Industry Research Partners

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Overview of VA Research

Overview of VA Research

Research Topic of the Day

Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a disease of the nervous system that is commonly referred to as a movement disorder. It is caused by a loss of dopamine-producing cells in the brain... Learn more

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 VA Research Nugget of the Day

VA and the LUKE/DEKA advanced prosthetic arm - Listen (01:00)

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