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3D-printed bioabsorbable breast implant

An implantable device, such as a breast implant, for use in soft tissue reconstruction has been developed by a team of French researchers.

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Diamond-studded silk wound dressing detects infection

Australian scientists have developed a wound dressing that can detect infection and improve healing in burns, skin grafts and chronic wounds.

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Knitted compression sock for reducing heel pain

A knitted compression foot garment that is claimed to reduce heel pain has been developed by ING Source of Hickory, North Carolina, USA.

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Digital incontinence care solution

With incontinence affecting 4–8% of the world’s adult population, hygiene and health company Essity has launched a reusable digital sensor for improved incontinence care for...

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Cortland Biomedical continues investments

Biomedical fabric manufacturer Cortland Biomedical said it remains on track to complete the transition to its new purpose-built manufacturing facility in the first quarter of...

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3D BioFibR secures seed financing to commercialise proprietary platform

Biomaterial manufacturing company 3D BioFibR has raised US$550,000 to fund development and commercialisation of its tissue engineering/biomedical device products and to scale up manufacturing of...

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Haemostatic dressing for gunshot wounds

A wound dressing with haemostatic, coagulation-promoting and biocidal properties for treating gunshot wounds in particular has been developed by Speed Care Mineral of Neubrandenburg, Germany.

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Textile-engineered prostheses

Methods for making improved textile-engineered prostheses, such as tracheas, vascular grafts and bioreactor containers, have been developed by Secant Group.

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High-protection medical fabric range enhanced

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has launched TrustShield Biological, a personal protective apparel medical fabric designed to shield against hazardous pathogens in the operating room, and clinical and laboratory...

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Textile-based monitoring in paediatric clinical study

Myant has started a clinical study at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in its hometown of Toronto, Canada.

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