Research news, updates & more from the Arthritis National Research Foundation
WE ARE ALMOST TO OUR GOAL: WHO WILL BE #100?
Those of you who have donated have made it happen... we are almost to our goal of securing 100 donations by NYE a midnight PST. We just need a few more. You can count on two fingers. So who will it be? Will you be #100? While we will reach this goal, we aren't stopping tonight or tomorrow (or ever). Funding for arthritis and related autoimmune diseases is critical to our long-term mission, and while we are always focused on the long-term, we also know how important these short-term missions are too! We typically like to inspire but sometimes a dare to give will work too! We dare you to be #100 tonight...
2021: the ANRF year at a glance
In 2021, there were many changes in the world around us, and some at the ANRF, but the core of what we do and our mission remain the same. Always the focus and highlight of our year is when we are able to award early career scientists grant funding, and then watch them turn their ideas into research, answers and solutions. While that is our core focus, there are other highlights, changes and people that give us a good perspective on the year that was including a new CEO, a launch of a webinar series, our volunteer boards and recipes are always so popular!
Ringing in 2022 with a cup of Positivi-TEA
Do your New Years resolutions including eating healthier? Maybe just doing one thing a day that will help you feel better or maintain. A cup of tea is healthy, warm beverage that can add many health benefits to your life. Certain plants are rich in compounds called phytochemicals, which can aid in preventing oxidative damage to cells and help to reduce excess inflammation. Due to their anti-inflammatory properties, certain plants may help relieve pain and stiffness caused by inflammation. Drinking tea made from these plants is an easy and tasty way to harness these anti-inflammatory properties. One cup of tea is a great addition to an anti-inflammatory diet as it will contribute to compounds taken in during meals, assisting them to be more effective at reducing inflammation.