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12:29 EST 20th November 2017 | BioPortfolio


News Articles [734 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

V.A. campaign to increase hospice care showing results

A new study in the July issue of Health Affairs finds that a U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (V.A.) initiative to improve care at the end of life led to a substantial increase in the use of hospice...

Myriad Collaborates with Department of Veterans Affairs in Large Trial Evaluating the GeneSight® Test to Improve Mental Health Outcomes for Veterans

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Assurex Health, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYGN), today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) re...

VA Steps Up Efforts To Screen And Treat Veterans For Hepatitis C

With a higher rate of infection reported among vets than the general population, the Department of Veterans Affairs started taking proactive measures three years ago to cure patients. Meanwhile, Agent...

AMA joins brief seeking VA coverage of sex reassignment Sx

(HealthDay)—Several health care-related organizations have filed an amicus brief in support of veterans seeking a rule change that would amend or repeal the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ...

Better paid, better utilized physicians can transform the VA

It’s a tale of two health systems: the VA and Kaiser Permanente. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (VA) is a mission-driven health organization, serving our nat...

Vets Who Are Denied Benefits Face Antiquated Appeals System That Can Take Decades

The Department of Veterans Affairs pays benefits to about 5 million people, but more than 470,000 veterans have been denied and are appealing. Those appeals can be mired in bureacracy for years. Also ...

Researchers find evidence of DNA damage in veterans with Gulf War illness

(Veterans Affairs Research Communications) Veterans Affairs researchers say they have found the 'first direct biological evidence' of damage in veterans with Gulf War illness to DNA within cellular st...

Vet groups urge House to reject plan to fix VA's budget gap

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight major veterans' organizations on Saturday urged Congress to provide emergency money to the Department of Veterans Affairs without cutting other VA programs as the House m...

PubMed Articles [858 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Trends in hysterectomy rates among women veterans in the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

Prior studies demonstrate higher prevalence of hysterectomy among veterans compared to non-veterans. While studies identify overall decreasing hysterectomy rates in the US, none report rates of hyster...

Synopsis of the 2017 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs/U.S. Department of Defense Clinical Practice Guideline: Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

In April 2017, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) approved a joint clinical practice guideline for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain: Overview of the 2017 US Department of Veterans Affairs and US Department of Defense Clinical Practice Guideline.

The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and US Department of Defense (DoD) revised the 2010 clinical practice guideline (CPG) for the management of opioid therapy for chronic pain, considering the ...

New Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense Guidelines on Pain Management With Opioids: Comment and Concern.

Medical providers' knowledge and concerns about opioid overdose education and take-home naloxone rescue kits within Veterans Affairs health care medical treatment settings.

Overdose from opioids is a serious public health and clinical concern. Veterans are at increased risk for opioid overdose compared with the civilian population, suggesting the need for enhanced effort...

Clinical Trials [1674 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Justice-Involved Veterans and Moral Reconation Therapy

The purpose of this study is to determine whether Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) is effective for reducing risk of criminal recidivism and improving other health-related outcomes (substanc...

Group Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

Pain management is a priority for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system, and knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a main cause of chronic pain. Veterans who receive care within...

Mobile Device Outcomes-based Rehabilitation Program

This joint research project between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DoD) will demonstrate that the implementation of the Mobile Device Outcomes-based Reh...

Depakote Extended Release (ER) Versus Seroquel for Agitated Behaviors in Nursing Home Care Unit Patients With Dementia

The primary objective of the study is to assess the relative efficacy of Depakote ER and Seroquel for agitated behaviors among veterans with a dementia diagnosis residing in a Department o...

Dissemination of a Weight Management Program Among US Veterans

This study is being conducted with the Veterans Affairs National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (VANCP), which is overseeing the current dissemination of MOVE! (Managin...

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