Archive: May 2024

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Asahi Kasei opens plant for virus removal filters

Asahi Kasei Medical has completed the construction of its third assembly plant for Planova virus removal filters in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan.

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Expandable cardiovascular patch for treating CHD

A Japanese consortium comprising Teijin, Fukui Tateami and Osaka Medical and Pharmaceutical University have announced that a novel surgical patch, to be marketed under the…

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Skirted hernia mesh prevents inversion

A reinforced skirted mesh for use in hernia repair is disclosed by Covidien, now part of Dublin, Ireland-headquartered Medtronic.

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Wound dressing with reinforced fibre web

Materials for the manufacture of absorbent wound dressings having improved strength and handling characteristics have been developed by 3M of Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

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Wearing face masks did not reduce risk of Covid-19 infection after first wave

New research from the UK’s University of East Anglia has found that wearing face masks did not lower the risk of Covid-19 infection following the…

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