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New hope for shock patients in intensive care

Care for critically-ill patients with shock could be improved, it is hoped, after the first successful testing by University of Oxford scientists of a new machine to record oxygen consumption in real time. The new technology has arisen through a collaboration between Professor Peter Robbins in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics and Professors … Read more

New hope to tackle third biggest killer disease

A POTENTIAL new way to treat one of the world’s most common lung diseases is to be investigated after a study found a link between sufferers’ iron levels and worse health outcomes. Researchers are to give iron to people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) – commonly caused by smoking – to see if it … Read more