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Launch of absorbent washable underwear

Hygiene and health company Essity is launching new ranges of washable absorbent underwear within its feminine care and incontinence products categories.

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Pandemic creates boom for medical nonwovens

Global demand for nonwovens in medical applications was forecast to reach US$2.

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Non-organic period products generate large amount of plastic waste

Research from a London, UK-headquartered supplier of personalised, organic period-care products delivered by post has revealed the large amount of plastic waste that results from...

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Mesh suture prevents pull-through

A mesh suture that prevents suture pull-through and improves biocompatibility has been developed by researchers at Northwestern University of Evanston, Illinois, USA.

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Antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal wound dressings with open structures

Wound dressings having antibacterial, antiviral and/or antifungal activity have been developed by ConvaTec Technologies of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

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Turn Therapeutics to file for clearance of antimicrobial wound matrix

Advanced wound care specialist Turn Therapeutics has announced it has received positive data for its absorbent, antimicrobial regenerative wound matrix called Flex Antimicrobial.

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Antibacterial eye compresses and face masks

UK-based eye care specialist Body Doctor has introduced an antibacterial fabric to its range of eyelid hygiene products with the launch of its AB+ face...

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Using recycled materials in hospital textiles

Hospitals consume vast amounts of disposable nonwoven products, such as sheets and wipes.

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High-strength multi-component suture

A method for making a multi-component and multi-coloured expanded polytetrafluoroethylene monofilament is disclosed by Teleflex Medical.

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TheraCell delivers more than 25,000 licensed bone fibre grafts

TheraCell, a developer of technologies for bone and soft tissue repair, has announced that more than 25,000 of its demineralised bone fibre products have been...

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