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Textile sensor protects against pressure injuries

A medical device for determining oxygen saturation in a tissue and designed to protect against pressure injuries has been developed by the University of Bern,...

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Compression garment for lymphoedema treatment

A compression and/or contention garment for the treatment of genital and/or pelvic lymphoedema is disclosed by Thuasne of Levallois-Perret, France.

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Flexible absorbent and stable bandage

An absorbent and stable bandage that can be used in a variety of applications has been developed by Biodaptive Advanced Materials of Ronkonkoma, New York,...

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Wound dressing containing multi-ply knitted fabric

A wound dressing that contains a multi-ply knitted fabric has been developed by textiles and chemicals manufacturer Milliken & Co of Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA.

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New material helps diabetic wounds heal quickly

Researchers from the UK’s University of Nottingham have discovered a new class of polymer that can provide instructions to both immune and non-immune cells to...

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Nanofibre aerogels for accelerated diabetic wound healing

Scientists from the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation and the University of Nebraska Medical Center have developed a fibrous aerogel that is claimed to provide...

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Compression stockings with cooling effect

Three-in-one stockings that address needs in both the medical and sports sectors have been developed by Carols LLC of Mason, Ohio, USA.

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Estonian start-up heals wounds with nanotechnology

Scientists at a laboratory in Tallinn, Estonia, have discovered, quite by accident, a solution that is said to treat infections eight times better than those...

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Two-layer compression bandage for treating diabetic ulcers

A two-layer compression bandage for treating diabetic ulcers has been developed by KOB of Wolfstein, Germany.

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Foot orthosis with integrated footbed

Researchers at the German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) are developing a novel foot orthosis with an integrated footbed for patients with...

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