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More study needed on best <em>C. difficile </em>prevention practices

More study needed on best C. difficile prevention practices

Primary care visits linked to better statin adherence

Genetics linked to cognitive impairment

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Instructor Dr. Randy Moore (left) and recent nursing graduate Chenoa Leopard meet with Birmingham VA patient 
Kenneth Hollingshead.

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

Participate in research: Million Veteran Program (MVP), VA Office of R&D Clinical Trials, Cognition, Behavior and Caregiver Burden in ALS, Novel Interventions for Gulf War Illness, Collaborative Aging (in Place) Research using Technology (CART)

Research Topic of the Day

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most common forms of dementia and is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. VA researchers are looking at ways to delay and prevent the disease, and to support Alzheimer’s caregivers... Learn more

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