Also lost in the swine-flu shuffle this week was some pretty interesting sleep-disorder news. Emmanuel Mignot, MD, PhD, a well-known narcolepsy researcher, and colleagues have shown for the first time that a specific immune cell is involved in narcolepsy. Mignot says the finding could lead to new treatments for the sleep disorder and a better understanding of other, more common autoimmune diseases. Take a look at the video above for more.
Runaway immune reactions cause long COVID breathing problems
Researchers at Stanford Medicine have investigated the mechanism of pulmonary fibrosis caused by long COVID.
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Stanford Medicine researchers showed that five minutes a day of breathing exercises can reduce overall anxiety and improve mood.