Interesting Nature piece today on a provocative topic: The crop of new, big-money and Nobel-like science prizes (such as the recently announced Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences). Writer Zeeya Merali explores how these awards, in the words of one recent prize winner, could "become very influential and... have a positive impact, or they can be very dangerous.”
‘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.
Runaway immune reactions cause long COVID breathing problems
Researchers at Stanford Medicine have investigated the mechanism of pulmonary fibrosis caused by long COVID.