University of Leeds

Medical research

Using old drugs to treat new viruses

A group of drugs already in everyday use to treat psychosis or depression may also be used to defeat deadly and emerging viruses, according to new research led by the University of Leeds.

Health

Public sector workers sleep-deprived, says study

Research led by the University of Leeds has found those working gruelling hours across the public sector are being left sleep deprived – with many only managing six hours sleep per night.

Health

Dreaming of a good night's sleep

New research from the University of Leeds has revealed that some people are losing more than 15 day's worth of sleep a year.

Ophthalmology

Is the end in sight for reading glasses?

A University of Leeds researcher is developing a new eye lens, made from the same material found in smartphone and TV screens, which could restore long-sightedness in older people.

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