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With a few experimental exceptions, bandages generally just cover wounds, as opposed to actively healing them. That's not the case with a new heat-activated "active adhesive dressing" (AAD), however, which forgoes antibiotics while mimicking embryonic skin... Continue Reading Hydrogel bandage uses body heat to speed wound healing Category: Medical Tags: Dressings Harvard He
the project envisions a future where electronics can be temporarily attached to the body. The post electrodermis is a fully-untethered, stretchable and customizable electronic bandage appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Nobody likes having blood samples taken, which is why we've seen a number of devices that gather sweat from the skin and then analyze it. An inexpensive new bandage-like biosensor simplifies that concept, as it doesn't incorporate any electronic components... Continue Reading Sweat-collecting bandage could replace blood sampling Category: Medical Tags: American Chemical Society
For some time now, scientists have known that electrical currents can help heal chronic wounds. And while there are electrotherapy units that are in use, they can be quite bulky and complex. That's why researchers have created an "electric bandage" that's powered by the motion of the body... Continue Reading Motion-powered electric bandage speeds healing by zapping wounds Category: Medica


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