Earlier in the week, I wrote about a cancer vaccine treatment that Stanford pathologist Edgar Engleman, MD, developed in the early 90s. As expected, the FDA gave the vaccine, called Provenge, the thumbs up today; according to Dow Jones (subscription required), the agency approved Provenge for patients with advanced prostate cancer who have failed hormone therapy treatment.
‘Cyclic sighing’ can help breathe away anxiety
Stanford Medicine researchers showed that five minutes a day of breathing exercises can reduce overall anxiety and improve mood.
Padded helmet cover shows little protection for football players
A foam cap that fits over football helmets seemed to reduce the force of blows in lab experiments — but not on the field.