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Textile and polymer laminate layers for implants

A method for the manufacture of a medical implant is provided by Edwards Lifesciences, a medical technology company headquartered in Irvine, California, USA.

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Ontex launches baby swim pants

Ontex Group, a Belgium-based provider of personal hygiene solutions, has launched a baby swim pants range for retailers based on its HappyFit baby pants manufacturing...

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Therapeutic shirt for improved posture

A therapeutic shirt with high compression support in specific regions that provides improved posture for pregnant women and overweight wearers has been developed by Preferred...

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Compound multi-layer waterproof bandage

A waterproof bandage for protecting sensitive sites from water intrusion, despite potential flaws in the seal to skin, has been developed by US inventors from...

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Laboratory testing using menstrual blood

Qvin, a biotechnology research company that has developed a healthcare service that collects menstrual blood samples as an alternative to traditionally collected venous blood draws,...

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Reusable hospital gowns lower GHG emissions most, finds study

In an effort to identify opportunities for waste reduction and reuse across the health system, the Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care led research on...

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OTC solution helps manage malodorous smells from leg ulcers

Cinesteam, a cinnamon-based over-the-counter (OTC) solution developed by Cemag Care can help manage intense and unpleasant wound malodours from leg ulcers.

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Lymphoedema and surgical wound dressing

A dressing configured to provide radial or semi-radial expansion to a tissue site to increase the flow of fluids in and around the tissue site...

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Multi-layer compression bandage system

A multi-layer compression bandage system for treating patients having chronic venous insufficiencies, venous ulcers and related conditions is disclosed by Sandra Muller-White, a wound care...

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Coated antimicrobial fabric for hospital curtains

Researchers at Empa in Switzerland, together with chemical company BASF, the Spiez Laboratory and the Technical University of Berlin, have developed coated fabrics that inhibit...

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