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Energy-positive with natural ventilation

Buildings can be air-conditioned using entirely natural means, without mechanical ventilation systems. This is the claim made by 78-year-old Benjamin Bronsema, who will be awarded his PhD for his thesis on the subject at ...

dateMay 17, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Music relieves stress of assisted breathing

Patients who need assistance to breathe through mechanical ventilation may benefit from listening to music, a new review published in The Cochrane Library shows. The researchers found that music listening may relax patien ...

dateDec 08, 2010 in Health
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Students develop a low-cost portable ventilator

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of students from MIT has devised a new low-cost ventilator to keep patients breathing in places that lack standard mechanical ventilators, or during times of emergency such as pandemics ...

dateJul 15, 2010 in Engineering
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Slumber aids could improve intensive care outcomes

Eye masks and earplugs could help hospital patients get a better night's sleep. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care investigated their effect on sleep quality in a simulated intensive care e ...

dateApr 15, 2010 in Health
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