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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
Chronic skin wounds may be notoriously difficult to treat, but at the same time they shouldn't be over-treated, subjecting patients to more antibiotics than is necessary. That's why scientists have developed a "smart" bandage that only dispenses medication as needed... Continue Reading Smart bandage could monitor and medicate chronic wounds Category: Medical Tags: Flexible Ele
Conditions such as oral lichen planus (OLP) and recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) cause painful lesions inside the mouth, which can be difficult to treat. There could be new hope, however, in the form of what's essentially a drug-delivering bandage that can be adhered directly to those lesions... Continue Reading Drug-dispensing "mouth bandage" sticks it to sores Category: Medical Tags
Because diabetics often have both nerve damage and poor circulation, they will often not notice when they receive skin wounds, which proceed to heal very slowly. Those wounds can thus become chronic, sometimes even leading to amputations. A new regenerative bandage, however, could help keep this from happening... Continue Reading Drug-free bandage heals diabetic wounds faster Category: Me
When a patient is suffering from a condition such as venous leg ulcers, that limb needs to be wrapped in a compression bandage in order to stimulate blood flow. It's very important, however, that the the correct amount of pressure is applied. New color-changing bandage fibers have been designed to ensure that caregivers get it right... Continue Reading Smart fibers change color to show ban


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