Tag: "fabrics" at medical news
Research on fabrics and cancer-fighting foods featured at ACS meeting
...RELEASE UNTIL DATE AND TIME OF PRESENTATION Smart fabrics
and cancer-fighting foods are just a few of the re...nter. Highlights of the meeting include: Smarter fabrics
and materials could mean better health, more comfort, less cleaning Polymers that help heal spinal...
Calvin professor invents lymphedema sleeve
...ay she looked for some material among her piles of fabrics
that might serve as a sleeve. She found some twill, with a bit of lycra, and determined that it would do the trick. And then she sewed a sleeve that replicated the gradient pressure of the bandages. She took it to her therapist and he was impressed. ...
Endografts help prevent deaths from abdominal aortic aneurysms
...sure in the aneurysm sac, and stronger and thinner fabrics
will result in a similar evolution of the stent graft."...
Engineering researchers are designing the ultimate fabrics, for casual or military wear
...hion designers, but they are creating the ultimate fabrics
of the future. The researchers are designing e-te...TCH (not an acronym) is to develop large e-textile fabrics
that will look like typical military equipment, such as tents or camouflage nets. The electronic wir...
Polymer research could lead to better protective clothing
... University have found new ways to make protective fabrics
- such as those used in flame-retardant children's...er. Instead of treating the surface of the fabrics
with protective polymer coatings that can wear thin and lose effectiveness from use or repeated wash...
Cotton clothes carry fungal spores into hospitals
...sperse the spores of Aspergillus more than other fabrics
in the study. Aspergillus is a term that refe...with cotton clothes dispersing more than the other fabrics
studied. Obendorf examined seven fabric types and suspects other fibers, such as wool, which was not...
MRI for carpets & fabrics: Researchers apply medical diagnostic tool to wide range of industrial processes
... the inside, peer into peanutshells, and study how fabrics
wick moisture away from the body. The work could l... dryingprocesses, carpet less prone to mildew, and fabrics
that are morecomfortable to wear. "The advantages for us are the same as for the medicalcommunity,"...
Treated Clothing Detoxifies Pesticides
...y of California in Davis say they have made cotton fabrics
withbuilt-inpesticide detoxifiers. They add that clothes made with the new material couldbecleaned and the detoxifying chemicals reactivated simply by washing them withbleach. The development was detailed today at a meeting of the American ChemicalS...