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Development of a user-friendly, hot-melt, wound-healing adhesive

Written by | 11 Jun 2022

NIMS has developed a hot-melt tissue adhesive (i.e., medical glue that is applied in a molten state) capable of healing operative wounds. This adhesive has excellent medical material […]

Automated nutrition app can help people follow healthier diet

Written by | 26 Apr 2022

People could benefit from fully automated personal nutritional advice, as a new research paper shows that an app improved healthy diet in clinical trials. A paper published in […]

Research shows mass production can make customised PPE for healthcare workers

Written by | 8 Nov 2021

Research has demonstrated the feasibility of mass producing customised respiratory protection for healthcare workers with a comfortable close-fitting seal, that is suitable for nearly 90% of face shapes and […]

Bio-inspired, blood-repelling tissue glue could seal wounds quickly

Written by | 22 Aug 2021

A new adhesive that mimics the sticky substance barnacles use to cling to rocks may offer a better way to treat traumatic injuries. Inspired by the sticky substance […]

Data from smartwatches can help predict clinical blood test results

Written by | 30 May 2021

Long-term data gathered from wearables can quicky indicate illness and other abnormalities in a patient’s health. DURHAM, N.C. — Smartwatches and other wearable devices may be used to […]

3D ‘bioprinting’ used to create nose cartilage

Written by | 16 May 2021

A team of University of Alberta researchers has discovered a way to use 3-D bioprinting technology to create custom-shaped cartilage for use in surgical procedures. The work aims […]

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