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Environmentally sustainable fabrics launched

UK-based textile manufacturer Meryl Medical has launched a range of environmentally sustainable fabrics, developed in partnership with Nylstar Hydrogen Technologies.

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Biocompatible textile mesh from palm fibres

Natural materials have been gaining popularity in recent years as sustainable alternatives for use in tissue engineering, which requires scaffolds with complex architectures, low cost...

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Compression garment for lymphoedema treatment

A compression garment for the treatment of lymphoedema has been developed by Thuasne of Levallois-Perret, France.

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Knitted haemostatic bandage

A knitted bandage claimed to provide excellent haemostatic properties and fluid absorbency has been developed by medical device company Beeken Biomedical.

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Lymphoedema maintenance simplified with new foam sleeve

Medical device manufacturer Medi USA has launched a product for at-home lymphoedema management.

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Smart dressings with built-in healing sensors

Australian researchers at RMIT have developed smart, electrospun wound dressings with built-in nanosensors that glow to alert patients and medical professionals when a wound is...

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Electrospinning for cardiovascular disease

UK-based Electrospinning is supporting Aortyx to develop an endovascular patch that has the potential to treat aortic dissection, a life-threatening cardiovascular disease in which the...

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Stylish incontinence underwear launched

Global hygiene and health products company Essity has launched a form-fitting incontinence underwear product designed to look like real underwear and designed with a superabsorbent...

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Nonwoven fabric swab with soft and spongy touch

A surgical swab composed of at least two layers of nonwoven fabric and an inner layer of textile polymer net has been developed by Bastos...

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Skirt assembly for implantable prosthetic valve

An implantable prosthetic heart valve is disclosed by Edwards Lifesciences of Irvine, California, USA.

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