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Resorbable soft tissue anchor

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Tissue engineering is a rapidly advancing area in the regenerative medicine field. This invention focuses on the development of resorbable soft tissue anchors designed for the reliable attachment of implants (e.g. tissue engineering scaffolds) to soft tissue. Major advantages over existing solutions include minimal tissue damage, simple insertion and controlled anchor resorption. Conventional soft tissue read more

Infant Nasal Aspirator

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Nasal congestion is a common problem for infants and young children due to colds, allergy, infection and teething. Physicians usually suggest that nasal secretions be removed to avoid infection that may affect sinus and if left untreated may spread further infection to the ears and lungs. There are three types of nasal aspirator available in read more

Non-invasive glucose monitoring

Diabetes is one of the major causes of illness and premature death and the World Health Organisation believes the disease has reached epidemic proportions. To manage diabetes, sufferers are required to measure blood glucose levels up to 10 times each day by piercing skin on the finger to collect a sample, making testing painful and read more

Arm Movement Measure (ArMM) for stroke recovery

According to the World Health Organisation, each year approximately 15 million people worldwide suffer a stroke. Of these, five million die and a further five million are permanently disabled, making stroke a major cause of disability. In Australia alone 60,000 people suffer stroke each year  resulting  in impaired ability to reach and grasp objects in read more