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            With remains of crustaceans against bacteria and viruses
            An exciting research project with current relevance and a wide range of possible applications is currently underway at Hof University of Applied Sciences: The Institute for Material Sciences (ifm) is doing research on antibacterial surface coatings. In the future, these paint compounds are going to be used in hospitals, doctors’ surgeries and will inhibit the spread of bacteria and viruses.
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            3D-printed nasal swab for COVID-19 testing
            In response to the critical shortage of nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Radiology at University of South Florida (USF) Health in Tampa set out to design, validate and create NP swabs using a point-of-care 3D printer.
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            Hearing test may detect autism in newborns
            University of Miami and Harvard Medical School researchers are tweaking a standard hearing test to help detect autism at a very early age.
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            Preventing the spread of multi-resistant bacteria
            A research team from the University of Jaén has patented a novel disinfectant formula that not only eliminates pathogenic bacteria, but also stops their ability to evolve genetically developing resistance against antimicrobial agents. The composition uses sustainable agents that degrade easily in the environment without harming it.
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            3D printed nasal swabs for COVID-19 diagnostic testing
            As COVID-19 quickly spread worldwide this spring, shortages of supplies, including the nasopharyngeal (nasal) swabs used to collect viral samples, limited diagnostic testing.
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            Weighted blankets decrease insomnia severity
            Weighted blankets are a safe and effective intervention in the treatment of insomnia, according to Swedish researchers who found that insomnia patients with psychiatric disorders experienced reduced insomnia severity, improved sleep and less daytime sleepiness when sleeping with a weighted chain blanket.
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            CityU develops anti-bacterial graphene face masks
            Face masks have become an important tool in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic. However, improper use or disposal of masks may lead to "secondary transmission". A research team from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has successfully produced graphene masks with an anti-bacterial efficiency of 80%, which can be enhanced to almost 100% with exposure to sunlight for around 10 minutes.
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            World Patient Safety Day 2020: Safe care in the corona crisis
            Employee safety is patient safety – this becomes clearer than ever during the Corona pandemic. It is not only about preventing infection, but also about protection from physical and mental stress. This will be highlighted on 17 September 2020 on the occasion of World Patient Safety Day.
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            Reducing mortality with an electronically controlled infusion set
            Many diseases require IV infusion therapy. But uncontrolled infusion rates and incorrect dosing can lead to severe complications or even death. The ECGF-IS project aims to improve the safety of IV therapies in developing countries. Its goal is to develop a low-cost, electronically controlled gravity-feed infusion system to reduce the mortality associated with over-infusion and under-infusion.
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            Face masks: redesign to improve comfort and protection
            Imagine a reusable face mask that protects wearers and those around them from SARS-CoV-2, is comfortable enough to wear all day, and stays in place without frequent adjustment. Based on decades of experience with filtration and textile materials, Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have designed a new mask intended to do just that.
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            Wearables: treating antibiotic-resistant infections
            The rapid increase of life-threatening antibiotic-resistant infections has resulted in challenging wound complications with limited choices of effective treatments. About 6 million people in the United States are affected by chronic wounds.
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            The ERGO CABINET. The perfect match between design and functionality
            We have launch the ERGO CABINET, a First Aid Cabinet made of injected plastic, with wall hanging, in fine and gloss finish. Wall-hanged portable First Aid Kit. Due to Its practical design it can...
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            What is enterosorption?
            The term “enterosorption” was first defined as the net gain of substances into the alimentary canal and in the context of a method of sorption therapy using orally administered sorbent materials or “...
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            TECNODRAPE - Surgical Incision Antimicrobical Drape
            The surgical incision drape TECNODRAPE is made of IODOPOVIDONE and it has a grip tape made of slow-release iodine complex. TECNODRAPE is an effective and essential protection against the contamination...
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            Hybrisan install new electrospinning production line
            Hybrisan, the South Wales based advanced antimicrobial specialists, have installed a new Elmarco electrospinning production line to increase the production of PPE equipment, while also accelerating...
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            SteriPack Group announces global rollout of sterile swabs to help combat Covid-19
            SteriPack Group rapidly deploys equipment, expertise and facilities to meet critical need for sterile swabs, diagnostic products and personal protective equipment across their global manufacturing...
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            Shawpak rising to the challenge in the global fight against COVID-19
            As a supplier of machines dedicated to medical packaging and as part of the Riverside Medical Packaging group shawpak have been uniquely positioned to adapt our technology to design and build PPE...
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            OPTIMAL HYGIENE LEVELS WITH DISPOSABLES
            In the modern cleaning industry, disposable cleaning is indispensable. Several disposable cleaning wipes have been on the market for quite some time, but only recently at Flash we also introduced...
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            Face Shield Machines to manufacture 1 1/2 million shields per month!
            Riverside Medical Packaging Company Ltd were given the opportunity and challenge of producing over 6 million face shields between August and December 2020 to meet small and large customer orders. &#...
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            HYGIENIC FLOOR CLEANING THROUGH DRY MOPPING
            Keeping surfaces and floors clean is crucial for many companies and organisations. Even though the traditional and most common cleaning method remains wet mopping, both research and the...
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            THE RISK OF CROSS CONTAMINATION AND WHY IT IS SO IMPORTANT
            Cross contamination is the unintended transmission of bacteria, viruses or other microorganisms from one object to the other, with all its harmful effects. This has mostly been an important topic for...
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            Navigating Covid-19: Intelligent Disinfection Solutions
            Since the outbreak of Covid-19 in early 2020, the pandemic has spread quickly around the world to 188 countries and regions. Against this background, personal protective equipment (PPE),...
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            USAID FUNDS A NW50 UNIT IN TUNISIE
            Newster proud to announce Dasri Sterile located in El Krib Tunisie has been awarded funds from USAID for a NW50 unit to increase it's treatment capacity to meet the large increase in COVID-19...
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            THE SRI TRANG GROUPS PROUDLY RECEIVES FSC? CERTIFICATION AS THE PIONEER FULLY INTEGRATED RUBBER COMPANY STEPPING INTO THE "ESSENCE OF A SUSTAINABLE GREEN RUBBER ORGANIZATION"
            Sri Trang Group proudly received multiple FSC? (Forest Stewardship Council ?) certifications for international standards including: FSC-FM (Forest Management Certification), FSC-COC (Chain-of-Custody...
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            Sri Trang gloves moves forward to deliver ? Touch Of Life?? on a global scale with Halal certified gloves.
            Today Sri Trang gloves is proud to announce that we are Halal certified from the Central Islamic Council of Thailand, taking a huge step forward and building confident hand protection for Muslim...
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            STGT receives "Best of the Best" prize at the FDA Quality Awards 2020, reaffirming commitment to quality, standards and good corporate governance
            On August 17, 2020, Mr. Veerasith Sinchareonkul, Executive Director of Sri Trang Gloves (Thailand) Public Company Limited (STGT), proudly accepted the FDA Quality Award 2020 in the category of &#...
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            Super Brush Receives ISO 13485:2016 Certification
            Springfield, MA – Super Brush LLC. A manufacturing leader in foam swabs and applicators announced today that the company has earned ISO 13485:2016 certification for its quality management system. ISO...
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            MEDICAL FAIR ASIA 2020 goes Digital with Online Convenience for Medical Sourcing Needs
            MEDICAL FAIR ASIA 2020 goes Digital with Online Convenience for Medical Sourcing Needs Ten-day digital experience for a vibrant marketspace to conduct business 24/7 Singapore, 22 September 2020 –...
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