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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 ORSM? Or maybe need a second look at the great innovations from the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market held July 26-29 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
This airport’s new self-cleaning security bins will fight bugs with nanotechnology Akron-Canton Airport in Green, Ohio claims it is the first in the world to use a “nanotechnology solution” that uses light to clean checkpoint bins. Read more…

Vanderbilt engineers design underwear for back pain The team’s testing proves that the smart clothing offloads stress on the low back. The device consists of two fabric sections that are connected by sturdy straps across the middle back, with natural rubber pieces at the lower back and glutes. Read more…

MOMA Exhibition Highlights Biofabrications And New Technologies As The Future Of Fashion The future will be greatly shaped by those in the fashion industry – not as designers or those close to the end of the chain, but those who are making the clothes, who are predominately women. These women are reshaping whole economies and social hierarchies, Read more…

3M develops 3M 4076 extended wear medical tape The new acrylic-based non woven tape offers long-term wear on skin and provides a strong and reliable bond in challenging applications, enabling engineers to solve tough medical device design challenges. Read more…

Smart Bandages That Tell Doctor How Wound Is Healing To Start Trials The dressing can send messages on patient progress to the doctor. 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…

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