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Low-cost ventilatory support for covid-19 patients

Published
Friday 24th April, 2020
Categories
Technology
Coronavirus
Health

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
Science
Coronavirus
Business & Economy

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
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

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.