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Researchers take first step in understanding disparities in community participation for people with TBI

Researchers found minimal differences in community participation between white and minority service members and Veterans, contrary to results in non-military samples. They suggested that the study results may have been influenced by supportive resources available to service members and Veterans, like employment assistance.

By |April 13th, 2021|Research|2 Comments

VA and Fitbit help support Veterans’ health and wellness during COVID-19 pandemic

VHA IE has launched a new initiative with Fitbit to help Veterans, Caregivers and VA staff manage their health and wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Research helps Veteran-actor succeed despite TBI and related growth-hormone deficiency

Research is helping Iraq Army Veteran Lance Caver pursue his acting career as he copes with traumatic brain injury and adult growth hormone deficiency.

By |July 17th, 2018|Health, Inside Veterans Health, Research|14 Comments

Iowa study aims to help Veterans with TBI struggling with migraines, light sensitivity

Researchers are using a combination of genetic manipulation and light to target specific brain regions that they believe are involved in triggering post-traumatic headaches.

By |June 1st, 2018|Research, Top Stories|3 Comments

Can older Veterans with TBIs benefit from mobile game apps?

One VA researcher is studying on whether video-game-like apps can help improve cognitive health in older Veterans with traumatic brain injury.

By |April 24th, 2018|Research, Top Stories|Comments Off on Can older Veterans with TBIs benefit from mobile game apps?

Four-legged therapist brightens day of former pilot recovering from TBI

Hercules, a 19-month old black Labrador retriever, is the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital Polytrauma Clinic's new therapy dog who makes his rounds each day to visit with patients. 

By |April 17th, 2018|Health, Top Stories|16 Comments
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