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Simple fix creates coronavirus breathing aids

Published
Tuesday 7th April, 2020
Categories
Health
Coronavirus
Science

Engineers and scientists have developed a way to convert a sleep apnoea machine into a ventilator to treat people with covid-19.  

The picture shows Dr Pete Culmer, left, and Dr David Brettle, standing by a sleep apnoea machine

Analysing student eating habits

Published
Monday 6th April, 2020
Categories
Health
Science

Scientists have for the first time used anonymous data from pre-payment food cards to get a unique insight into the eating habits of first year university students.

A student selecting food from a cafeteria selection

Treating rectal cancer during the covid-19 epidemic

Published
Monday 6th April, 2020
Categories
Health
Coronavirus
Science

Leading cancer experts have  recommended a one-week course of radiotherapy and delaying surgery as the best way to treat patients with rectal cancer during the covid-19 pandemic. 

The image shows the cross section through a human body taken with a specialist radiotherapy machine.

Mary Beard to give latest Alice Bacon Lecture

Published
Tuesday 21st January, 2020
Categories
University
Arts & Culture

Renowned scholar Professor Mary Beard is to give the latest public lecture in a University of Leeds series celebrating strong women.

Professor Mary Beard will be giving this year's Alice Bacon lecture. January 2020