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heartpatchMedical textiles: what’s next?

“Health in hands,” is one of the catch phrases that illustrate a new focus in health care today. Proactive health care by monitoring and managing health issues continues to gain broader acceptance, particularly in developed and developing economies. Textiles of many kinds enhance health care products and contribute to the next phase of improvements."

From IFAI's Advanced Textiles Source magazine.

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MEDICAL ARTICLES Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Miss ORWM? Or maybe need a second look at the great innovations from the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market held January 10-12 in Salt Lake City? Review the best. Read More.
vestMEDICAL FABRICS Sustainable biomedical textiles for the future. Textiles are especially suitable for use on and in the human body. The body itself consists of many fibers too, including muscle, tendon and nerve fibers. Textiles can also be used to make copies of entire organs or parts of them. Read More.

vestMEDICAL FABRICS Weaving biological tissues. In developing the fabric, the biomedical engineers looked to the adaptive properties of plant and animal tissues. The long-term goal is to weave biological tissues that are like human body parts that reflect the biology, architecture and mechanical properties of the periosteum to replace failing joints. Read More.
MEDICAL NEWS & VIEWS
Speakers Announced for Textile Exchange's Textile Sustainability Conference Industry thought leaders from around the globe will gather in Washington, D.C., Oct. 9-13, 2017 to create action and develop a 2030 roadmap for the textile industry. Read more…

A collaborative bioengineering carbon fiber composite study Lamborghini is collaborating with Houston Methodist Research Institute, to share its expertise in the study of carbon fiber composite materials. Read more…

Step change: How 3D printing is benefitting foot orthotics 3D printing is just beginning to take hold in the world of medicine, the technology will dramatically change how orthotics are prescribed and produced. Read more…

New Innovations at TechTextil trade show, Frankfurt, Germany A number of these innovations were showcased, reflecting the growing interest in multifunctional, e-textile and environmentally friendly solutions. Read more…

Fixing The Disconnect In Mobile Marketing Given the ubiquity of smartphones, you’d expect companies to be falling all over themselves to reach their customers on these devices. But they’re not. As a result, many marketers are at risk of missing their mobile moment. Read more…

GOTS Certified Entities Increase By 21 Per Cent Globally, India Tops List There has been a substantial increase in the number of entities certified by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). GOTS was developed by leading international standard Organizations in order to define globally recognized requirements that ensure the organic status of textiles. Read more…

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