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*NEW PRODUCT* evoProtect: The anti-adhesion sheet for decompressive craniectomies
Can a small sheet change neurosurgical procedures? We say: Yes, it can! It is time for the evonos product innovation evoProtect. The anti-adhesion sheet for decompressive craniectomies expands our...
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FLEXcon Announces Global Launch of New PHARMcal® Portfolio for Pharmaceutical Labeling
High-Performance Materials Engineered to Support a Broad Range of End-Use Applications  Spencer, Mass. – August 19, 2021 - FLEXcon Company, Inc., an innovator in adhesive coating and...
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https://news.ophardt.com/en/ophardt-brand-of-the-century
OPHARDT honored as "Brand of the Century" OPHARDT has been awarded the prestigious German Standards: Brand of the Century award. With this award, our brand has been recognized as a...
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World Hand Hygiene Day 2022: United for Safety
While the main focus of infection prevention in healthcare remains on the Corona virus, other pathogens must not be forgotten about it. In particular, pathogens with resistance to drugs can have serious consequences.
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Simple delivery method enhances promising cancer treatment
One cutting-edge cancer treatment exciting researchers today involves collecting and reprogramming a patient’s T cells – a special set of immune cells – then putting them back into the body ready to detect and destroy cancerous cells. Although effective for widespread blood cancers like leukemia, this method rarely succeeds at treating solid tumors.
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In the heat of the wound
A bandage that releases medication as soon as an infection starts in a wound could treat injuries more efficiently. Empa researchers are currently working on polymer fibers that soften as soon as the environment heats up due to an infection, thereby releasing antimicrobial drugs.
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Catheter infections went down after more preventive efforts
Patients with urinary catheters often get infections. But more comprehensive preventive efforts in health care cut the proportion affected in a group of frail elderly patients from 18 to 4 percent, a study led by University of Gothenburg researchers shows.
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Packaging: Now THAT is a wrap!
McMaster inventors’ repellent wrap shown to shed all viruses and bacteria as it moves toward marketplace.
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Face masks play a crucial role, new COVID research confirms
An international research team from universities including Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, the University of Padua and the University of Udine in Italy, and the University of Vienna, Austria, has developed a new theoretical model to better assess the risks of spreading viruses such as Covid-19 – with and without a face mask.
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