Archive: June 2024


Smart bandages could revolutionise the treatment of chronic wounds

A team of US researchers from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California and the California Institute of Technology is developing…

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Textile used as a paravalvular leakage seal

An implantable medical device, such as a prosthetic heart valve, which includes a textile used as a paravalvular leakage seal is disclosed by Edwards Lifesciences,…

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Modular medical dressing with tearable portions

A modular medical dressing that includes pre-defined tearable portions has been developed by Becton, Dickinson & Co of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, USA.

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Flexible compression-applying wearable for arthritic hands

A flexible compression-applying wearable for a hand is disclosed by Julianne Quintana of Huntington Beach, California, USA.

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Soft fabric necklace monitors care of preterm, low-birthweight infants

Researchers at Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a fabric-based wearable technology as a lightweight, soft fabric necklace worn by the caregiver…

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