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Low-cost ventilatory support for covid-19 patients

Published
Friday 24th April, 2020
Categories
Health
Technology
Coronavirus

A research team at Leeds has developed a way of creating a ventilatory system for covid-19 patients that can be made rapidly on a 3D printer.

The picture shows a picture of the Leeds Venturi valve, a small plastic valve that increases oxygen flow and pressure

LIDA joins powerful new COVID-19 data alliance

Published
Thursday 16th April, 2020
Categories
Business & Economy
Coronavirus
Science

Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA) is providing a powerful new COVID-19 data alliance with secure infrastructure, scientific expertise and access to global academic research networks.

Members of Leeds Institute for Data Analytics

Simple fix creates coronavirus breathing aids

Published
Tuesday 7th April, 2020
Categories
Science
Coronavirus
Health

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
Science
Health

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
Science
Coronavirus
Health

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.