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Innovative Textile Products Transforming the Textile Industry

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
Sanford University Engineers developed a plastic fabric that cools the skin The new material works by allowing the body to discharge heat in two ways that would make the wearer feel nearly 4 degrees Fahrenheit cooler than if they wore cotton clothing. Read more…

Creative clothing makers are providing comfort and dignity for cancer patients. It’s about comfort and practicality, but it’s also about feeling like you’re still you. Read more…

Sustainable biomedical textiles for the future Textiles are especially suitable for use on and in the human body. Read more…

Weaving biological tissues In developing the fabric, the biomedical engineers looked to the adaptive properties of plant and animal tissues. Read more…

New polyester dyeing process developed “Ecodye” technology is said to accelerate the dyeing process and, in turn, cut costs and preserve the environment. Read more…

Graphene sheets capture cells efficiently New method could enable pinpoint diagnostics on individual blood cells. Read more…

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