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Vaccine attitudes detected in tweets by AI model

People’s attitudes towards vaccines can now be detected from their social media posts by an intelligent AI model, developed by researchers at the University of Warwick.


Social isolation is directly associated with later dementia - research finds

Social isolation is directly linked with changes in the brain structures associated with memory, making it a clear risk factor for dementia, scientists have found.


Reducing patients’ breathing efforts could be key to success of non-invasive respiratory support in COVID-19 patients

 Source: BiPAP using a ventilator,  Author James Heilman. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-invasive_ventilation#/media/File:BIPAP.JPG

Working with an international team of leading intensive care clinicians, engineering researchers at the University of Warwick have used computational modelling to show that non-invasive respiratory support is more likely to be successful if it allows significant reductions in patients’ breathing efforts.

Thu 21 Apr 2022, 10:24 | Tags: medicine, School of Engineering, COVID-19, wellbeing

Cast no better than brace for broken ankles

Using a cast is not more effective than a brace for treating broken ankles, according to University of Warwick researchers – a conclusion that could hasten the decline of the tradition of signing a cast.

Tue 06 Jul 2021, 09:37 | Tags: medicine, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Trials Unit

Teamwork in the Covid-19 Zone

A new video offering practical strategies to medical teams as they adapt to working in restrictive Level 3 PPE has been released today by the University of Warwick and the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust. The video is believed to be the first resource of its type and draws on empirical research between Sociolinguistics and Emergency Medicine studying the negotiation of leadership and teamwork in trauma settings.


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