Commodities and Consumer Goods -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Image: 3D-printed absorber for endovascular treatment of liver cancer; Copyright: UCSF graphic

Drug sponge could minimize side effects of cancer treatment

11/01/2019

With the help of sponges inserted in the bloodstream to absorb excess drugs, doctors are hoping to prevent the dangerous side effects of toxic chemotherapy agents or even deliver higher doses to knock back tumors, like liver cancer, that don't respond to more benign treatments.
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Image: Philip Miller with the new microneedle technique; Copyright: Randy Montoya, Sandia National Laboratories

Microneedles technique for quicker diagnoses of major illnesses

08/01/2019

When people are in the early stages of an undiagnosed disease, immediate tests that lead to treatment are the best first steps. But a blood draw - usually performed by a medical professional armed with an uncomfortably large needle - might not be quickest, least painful or most effective method, according to new research.
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Image: Close-up of skin with scars and healed wounds; Credit: ACS

E-bandage speeds wound healing in rats

04/01/2019

Skin has a remarkable ability to heal itself. But in some cases, wounds heal very slowly or not at all, putting a person at risk for chronic pain, infection and scarring. Now, researchers have developed a self-powered bandage that generates an electric field over an injury, dramatically reducing the healing time for skin wounds in rats. They report their results in ACS Nano.
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Paper sensors remove the sting of diabetic testing

03/01/2019

A technique that enables biologically active enzymes to survive the rigors of inkjet printing presents a promising alternative to routine blood screening exams faced by diabetic patients. The KAUST-led team used this approach to make disposable devices that can measure glucose concentrations in human saliva.
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Biopatch improves cellular observation and drug delivery

22/11/2018

Purdue University researchers have developed a new flexible and translucent base for silicon nanoneedle patches to deliver exact doses of biomolecules directly into cells and expand observational opportunities.
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More effective hydrogel for healing wounds

21/11/2018

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have created an easy-to-make, low-cost injectable hydrogel that could help wounds heal faster, especially for patients with compromised health issues.
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new: MediSmart® SkinSPA bath tablets - for treatment of Diabetic feet/legs

07/11/2018

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

01/11/2018

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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Choosing a Midline Catheter-- 5 Things to Consider

25/10/2018

1. Consider infusate characteristics in conjunction with anticipated duration of treatment (eg, 1-4 weeks.) 2. Consider a midline catheter for medications, and solutions, such as antimicrobials, fluid...
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Canada at MEDICA, Düsseldorf (November 12 - 15, 2018)

23/10/2018

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

16/10/2018

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)

05/10/2018

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

19/09/2018

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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New Hydrophilic Coating Technology from Teleflex Medical OEM

19/09/2018

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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New Suture Technology, From Teleflex Medical OEM, May Reduce Tissue Strangulation

19/09/2018

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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Innovative Braiding Technology Unveiled By Teleflex Medical OEM

19/09/2018

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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FLATPAQ RRC2130 – The world’s first multi-cell standard batteries using prismatic Lithium-Ion cells

13/09/2018

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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AL.MA. - BLISTER PACKING MACHINES FOR DISPOSABLE MEDICAL PRODUCTS AND PHARMACEUTICAL ITEMS

12/09/2018

We provide on a daily basis tailor-made and high-tech solutions for the blister packing of disposable medical products and pharmaceutical items like syringes, needles, catheters, filters, gauzes,...
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Manufacturers of Re-usable & Disposable Surgical Instruments

27/08/2018

Manufacturers of Surgical instruments. All sorts of Surgical Scissors, Hemostat Forceps, Dissection Forceps, Vaginal Speculums  Retractors, Surgical instruments sets assorted Stainless steel...
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Innovations to manage body fluids from Hygie Canada at Medica 2018

23/07/2018

The Canadian hygiene product developer and manufacturer is presenting its new solutions to drastically reduce hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) in healthcare institutions and improve people’s...
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Unrestricted Flow! – The nSyte Connector for Needle-free Access by NP Medical

11/07/2018

The nSyte family of needle-free swabable connectors is designed for high flow rate applications in infusion therapy. Its straight fluid path allows an unrestricted high flow path within the system and...
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Image: Female hospital employee with green OR cap is wearing AR glasses, a screen is floating in front of her; Copyright: IT4process GmbH

Augmented Reality: supporting sterile processing services?

08/06/2018

Every day, hospital staff has to manage complex processes to guarantee quality and patient safety. Yet in some areas, the use of checklists and manuals tends to be more cumbersome and not useful – as is the case in sterile processing. A new project studies how augmented reality can take all the necessary information into the staff's field of view.
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Wincomm Medical Fanless Hot-swappable Batteries Touch Panel PC Has Won the Best Choice Golden Award 2018 and COMPUTEX d&i awards 2018

31/05/2018

Wincomm has developed the WMP-22G, a leading performance, equipped with a high-powered Intel Kabylake CPU platform, to win two awards – Beat Choice Golden Award and COMPUTEX d&i awards 2018. It...
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