ANRF Blog

Patients with chronic conditions show an overwhelming 363% increase in risk for suicide attempts. This figure is startling and highlights the importance of patients’ care focusing on both the physical and mental aspects related to their condition. Associated psychological disorders are not uncommon among these...

[caption id="attachment_20551" align="aligncenter" width="801"] Dr. Hu Zeng (fourth from the left) and colleagues at his lab.[/caption] Inspiration from Family and Community Dr. Hu Zeng was inspired to work in the field of rheumatic diseases (musculoskeletal disease) as members of his own family had rheumatic conditions ranging from...

Dr. Lauren Henderson received a BA from Cornell University with majors in neurobiology and psychology. She was first exposed to the importance of clinical research through Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research and Training Program at the National Institutes of Health. After a year at NIH, she moved...

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many have experienced something that is well known to those with chronic conditions – isolation and remaining at home for extended periods. Beyond a place to lay one’s head; a bedroom for someone with a chronic condition becomes a central...