Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government
ORD only    All VA Research websites

Office of Research & Development

print icon sign up for VA Research updates

Quick Links

  • Health Programs
  • Protect your health
  • Learn more: A-Z Health
Veterans Crisis Line Badge


News Briefs

Veterans with Parkinson’s at higher risk of suicide

Veterans with Parkinson’s at higher risk of suicide


Veteran video-based health care use differs by type, demographics


Longer drive time linked to lower receipt of recommended health care


| See all VA Research News Briefs |


Research Topic of the Day

Infectious Diseases Infectious Diseases
Infectious diseases are caused by organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites. While many of these organisms live in and on humans, and are normally harmless or even helpful, some can cause disease under certain conditions... Learn more

View All Topics


Volunteering in VA Research

Study participant Raina Groover goes over some exercises with physical therapist Susan Conroy during a clinic visit.

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... Learn more



Participate in research