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Research can be a source of hope for people with invisible diseases.
March 24, 2022

When there’s research, there’s hope

The first sign Meredith Winchell noticed was trouble breathing. At the time, she worked as an analyst at NIH. First,...

Rare Diseases
Telehealth makes it easier for some people with rare diseases to access medical care.
March 22, 2022

COVID-19 makes living with a rare disease even harder

Ongoing uncertainty, being alone, and not being able to get treatment. In many ways, the widespread challenges the COVID-19 pandemic...

Rare Diseases, COVID-19

Rare Disease Day at NIH 2022
February 25, 2022

Virtual Rare Disease Day at NIH 2022

In the United States, diseases that each affect less than 200,000 people are called “rare diseases.” There are about 7,000 – 10,000...

Rare Diseases
Teaching parents better ways to help children with anxiety disorders may be as helpful as child therapy.
November 26, 2019

To help an anxious child, start with their parents

The best way to help children with an anxiety disorder may be to help their parents first, a new NIH-funded...