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Wireless sock monitors reduce rate of patient falls in hospitals

A study led by nurses at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center involving 569 hospitalised “fall risk” patients found the use of a wireless...

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Clinical-grade collagen made from bullfrog skin to treat chronic wounds

A new clinical-grade collagen patch made from discarded bullfrog skin has been developed by materials scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in collaboration with Singapore-based...

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Warming garment for relieving menstrual pain

Warm clothing that alleviates menstrual or other pain in the lower abdomen and back has been developed by Body Moody of Prague, Czech Republic.

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Prosthesis for abdominal wall hernia repair

An improved prosthesis for abdominal wall hernia repair, particularly via laparoscopy, has been developed by Medtronic Sofradim Production of Trévoux, France.

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Bandages or tapes with improved extensibility

Bandages or tapes with improved extensibility have been developed by Johnson & Johnson Consumer of Skillman, New Jersey, USA.

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Transcatheter aortic valve replacement drape launched

US healthcare company Medline Industries has introduced a transcatheter aortic valve replacement drape, the latest addition to the company’s surgical drape product range designed to...

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SHL Healthcare sets up Textile Center of Excellence

Textile centre of excellence for medtech opened in Sweden

SHL Healthcare has established a textile centre of excellence in Borås, Sweden, to extend and streamline support for early project phases in collaboration with customers.

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Myant adds new technologies to textile computing platform

Toronto, Canada-based Myant is partnering with Osmotex to bring new technology to the rapidly evolving textile computing industry.

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Woven heart valve without post-fabrication

The Techtextil Innovation Award 2022 in the New Product category went to the Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology (ITM) at the...

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New material for surgical dressings can prevent recurrence of melanoma

A new type of dressing for the post-surgical treatment of melanoma has been created by UK scientists, who have discovered a new method for making...

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