Archive: April 2023

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Knitted robotic textile for hand oedema patients

Researchers at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, USA, have developed a knitted wearable tool to treat hand oedema – swelling caused by excess fluid...

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Nanocellulose wound dressing that reveals early signs of infection

A nanocellulose wound dressing that can reveal early signs of infection without interfering with the healing process has been developed by researchers at Linköping University,...

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Plastic-free panty liner on show at Index

Viscose fibres manufacturer Kelheim Fibres, nonwovens producer Sandler and hygiene product manufacturer PelzGroup have developed a plastic-free panty liner that aims to help tackle the...

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Antiseptic material for wound dressings

An antiseptic material for a wound dressing that retains its effectiveness over a long period of time is disclosed by Hawest Research of Steinhausen, Switzerland.

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Sensor integrated dressings and systems

A method for coating a wound dressing is provided by Smith & Nephew.

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Silk confirmed as promising material for repair of injured nerves

The treatment of nerve injuries with the aid of nerve guidance conduits has led to the desired regenerative success in some, but by no means...

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