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Sustainable Barriers in the Medical Industry

In Brief With the medical and pharmaceutical industries facing compounded challenges when it comes to corporate social responsibility, the transition to...

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Medical Technologies Emerging from the Technical Textile Industry

In Brief Technical textiles encompass a vast array of textiles manufactured for strictly nominal purposes where utility is the primary principle. Technical textiles...

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Sterilization Compatibility for Natural Polymers

Abstract The FDA regulates four critical forms of sterilization: autoclave, dry heat, ethylene oxide, and irradiation. Irradiation includes both gamma ray and electron...

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Sterilization Compatibility for Synthetic Polymers

Abstract The FDA regulates four critical forms of sterilization: autoclave, dry heat, ethylene oxide, and irradiation. Irradiation includes both gamma ray and electron...

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How Flexible Materials Innovation Advances Wound Care and Closure

In Brief The cutting-edge of wound care is a progressively flexible one, where textiles, foams, and films are applied to wound management technology with the goal of...

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Graphene Dialysis Membranes

In Brief One application's material defect is another's path to functionality. This is true of graphene, when taken beyond the realm of electronics and applied within...

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Bio-inspired Next-Generation Textile Laminate

In Brief Biomedical Engineers at the University of New South Wales have successfully created the prototype for a new functional textile based on the interwoven...

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PVC Films Used in Medical Device Applications

In Brief Anyone who lives in a part of the world that has access to running water, electricity or sanitation services, has enjoyed some of the benefits of polyvinyl...

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Demand for Cell Foam Applications Increasing with Medical Innovations

In Brief Analysts predict that the worldwide demand for medical foam will reach $31 billion by the year 2025. While many industries have used foams for years the...