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15 seconds for a healthier life - World Hand Hygiene Day 2019
What can be done in 15 seconds? 15 seconds is a short time and yet these seconds can save lives. Not only people in everyday life, but also the personal of hospitals should take this time to disinfect hands regularly. On the 5th May 2019 is "International Hand Hygiene Day". This day intends to remind society that regular hand hygiene can protect people from infectious diseases.
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Implanted heart patch could limit muscle damage after heart attack
Researchers have designed a new type of adhesive patch that can be placed directly on the heart and may one day help to reduce the stretching of heart muscle that often occurs after a heart attack.
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Wearables: biosensor 'bandage' collects and analyzes sweat
Like other biofluids, sweat contains a wealth of information about what's going on inside the body. However, collecting the fluid for analysis, usually by dripping or absorbing it from the skin's surface, can be time-consuming and messy.
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Wearables: healing glove reaches major milestone
The revolutionary bioengineered healing glove created by researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute (UTARI) and the University of Washington has completed another key step on the road toward commercialization.
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Microgels fight off bacteria of implants
Joint replacements are among the most common elective surgeries - but around one in 100 patients suffer post-surgical infections, turning a routine procedure into an expensive and dangerous ordeal. Now, researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have developed a "self-defensive surface" for these implants that release micro-doses of antibiotics when bacteria approach, reducing infection rates.
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Catheter: Coating prevents infections
Brown University researchers have developed a new antibacterial coating for intravascular catheters that could one day help to prevent catheter-related bloodstream infections, the most common type of hospital-acquired infection.
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New sanitation system: halves infections, cuts costs
Bocconi University scholars calculated the savings produced by a sanitation methods that uses ecologically sustainable detergents containing spores of three Bacillus species, in a study on antimicrobial resistance in five Italian hospitals.
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News from the exhibitors of MEDICA and COMPAMED

new: MediSmart® SkinSPA bath tablets - for treatment of Diabetic feet/legs
Carbonic Acid Bath Tabs -> Natural carbonated Spa-treatment for home use SUSTAINABLY IMPROVES BLOOD CIRCULATION AND STIMULATES THE SKIN REGENERATION FRAGRANCE-FREE AND WITHOUT COLORANTS pH NEUTRAL...
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Moisture Solutions
Clinipak offer an extensive range of liners designed to absorb and spread condensate during autoclaving to encourage drier packs. As a result of our flexible production methods, bespoke sizes can be...
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Canada at MEDICA, Düsseldorf (November 12 - 15, 2018)
Largest Canadian Participation Ever MEDICA – the leading international medical tradeshow – has been attracting generations of Canadian visitors and exhibitors. This year, an unprecedented 64 Canadian...
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Flexible solutions for packing medical products
Wolfertschwenden, September 25 2018 - At Compamed 2018 MULTIVAC will be presenting an innovative packaging concept for medical and pharmaceutical products, which offers users a novel opening aid for...
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Primere + What pressure do your bandages have? (Looking for distributors)
After years manufacturing and selling bandages we decided to design a device able to measure the bandages pressure. This device has been developed for education and healthcare fields. It is highly...
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Teleflex Medical OEM Opens State-Of-The-Art Customer Solution Centre In Ireland
Teleflex Medical OEM, a recognized global leader in diagnostic and interventional catheters, announces the opening of its Customer Solution Centre (CSC), in Limerick, Ireland. Teleflex Medical OEM...
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Innovative Braiding Technology Unveiled By Teleflex Medical OEM
Teleflex Medical OEM, a global leader in custom-engineered sutures, today announced an advanced braiding technology that can divide a suture into multiple end branches or integrate several “loops”...
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New Suture Technology, From Teleflex Medical OEM, May Reduce Tissue Strangulation
Teleflex Medical OEM, a global leader in specialized sutures, braids, and fibers, announces an innovative suture technology: Force Fiber Fusion™ Suture. This “two-in-one” construct transitions from...
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New Hydrophilic Coating Technology from Teleflex Medical OEM
Teleflex Medical OEM announces a proprietary, hydrophilic surface coating for polymer-based devices that are navigated through the vascular system. The coating performs favorably in terms of...
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FLATPAQ RRC2130 – The world’s first multi-cell standard batteries using prismatic Lithium-Ion cells
Today, a majority of the smart, multi-cell Lithium-Ion battery packs utilize 18650 cells. Battery packs using prismatic cells are very common in consumer products (smart phones, etc.), generally using...
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