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Self-gripping hernia prosthesis

An implantable self-gripping hernia prosthesis for mending defects and weaknesses of soft tissue and muscle walls has been developed by C R Bard of Murray...

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Smart bandages could help with wound care

New research from Binghamton University’s Thomas J Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science takes an initial step toward better understanding of the wound healing...

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Financing for textile-based electrodes for medtech applications

St Gallen, Switzerland-based Nahtlos has received CHF1m in a first round of financing from a network of business angels in Switzerland and Liechtenstein and the...

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Wound dressing for long-term healing

An improved wound dressing that is said to offer lower biological toxicity and provide long-term application is disclosed by Dr Chin-San Huang, chairman of nonwovens...

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Bandage for treating diabetic foot ulcers

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have designed a bandage/scaffold to treat diabetic foot ulcers, which is said to be cost-effective while improving patient outcomes.

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FDA-approved fever patch for babies

A US-based online baby and maternity supply store has launched what is claimed to be the first-ever fever patch for babies.

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Honey’s sweet potential for wound healing

Honey has exceptional antimicrobial and tissue-regenerative properties that should be exploited to the full to help wounds heal, say scientists from the UK’s University of...

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Absorbable surgical mesh for repair of soft tissue defects

An improved method for creating an absorbable surgical mesh for repairing soft tissue defects has been developed by Chicago, Illinois, USA-based medical device company Surgical...

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Multi-layer tubular elasticised wound dressing

A multi-layer tubular elasticised wound dressing developed at Columbia University, New York, USA, is said to be superior to conventional dressings in that the various...

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Miniature biosensor can monitor condition of serious wounds

A biosensor capable of accurately monitoring the condition of a chronic wound has been developed in the UK by a team at Nottingham Trent University...

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