First heart patients diagnosed using new fibre optic technology
Researchers say device developed in London could help thousands suffering from vascular disease (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First heart patients diagnosed using new fibre optic technology
Researchers say device developed in London could help thousands suffering from vascular disease (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 3, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Design and optimisation of vehicle frontal bumper beam with alternative carbon fibre-reinforced plastics in corrugated sandwich structure - Li M, Sang L, Xiong Z, Hou W.
Bumper beam is the key structure to protect the vehicle from impact collision. The aim of this paper is to propose a novel bumper beam consisting of continuous carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) bumper beam, which is assembled by carbon fibre-reinforce... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

NHS offered amputee new high-tech artificial limbs that clip straight into bone
A high-tech bone implant could radically improve the mobility of amputees. Traditionally, prosthetic limbs (file photo) attach to the body with a fibre socket that uses suction to grip to the stump. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 6, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canfor to extend temporary sawmill curtailments in B.C.
Canfor Corp. CFP-T is extending sawmill curtailments in B.C. due to what it says are ongoing weak market conditions and a lack of available economic fibre. The Vancouver-based company says production will be reduced through two-week curtailment extensions in January at select solid wood facilities…#canforcorp (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Expert says eat dark green vegetables to shed visceral fat - backed by study
High-fibre foods can also help blast belly fat, an expert has said. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS offers amputees new high-tech artificial limbs that clip straight into bone
A high-tech bone implant could radically improve the mobility of amputees. Traditionally, prosthetic limbs (file photo) attach to the body with a fibre socket that uses suction to grip to the stump. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fire safety performance of 3D GFRP nanocomposite as a cladding material - Soufeiani L, Nguyen KTQ, White N, Foliente G, Wang H, Aye L.
Vertical fire spread along highly flammable claddings is a major safety issue for buildings. In this project, a potential new type of cladding material, 3D Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer (3D GFRP) with improved thermal stability, and fire performance is de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Tuck into prunes, sprouts, cheese and chocolate
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: You probably also recognise the term prebiotics - foods such as legumes, whole grains, and some vegetables, that are rich in fibre and feed our good gut bacteria. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Expert says eat grapes to ‘drag’ cholesterol ‘out of the body’ - backed by studies
The fruit is high in soluble fibre, which can reduce the absorption of cholesterol into the blood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa: Fermented Foods and Fibre May Lower Stress Levels - New Study
[The Conversation Africa] When it comes to dealing with stress, we're often told the best things we can do are exercise, make time for our favourite activities or try meditation or mindfulness. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 31, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Laser beam brain surgery to treat epilepsy
A world-leading, fibre optic laser therapy for people suffering with epilepsy who have not responded well to other forms of treatment will be rolled out on the NHS. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - October 25, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

New laser therapy that targets epilepsy to be rolled out across the NHS
Fibre optic laser therapy, which could transform the lives of people with hard-to-treat epilepsy, is being rolled out across the NHS. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Full-scale testing on seismic performance of surge arrester with retrofitted composite insulators - Li S, Cheng Y, Lu Z, Lam N, Xue Y, Wang H.
In electrical substations, glass-fibre reinforced polymer (GFRP) insulators provide an alternative to porcelain insulators for better seismic performance. The bonded connection between the composite tube and the metal end fitting is a weak link under earth... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Clinical analysis of pipeline dredging agent poisoning: a case report - Li YQ, Yu GC, Shi LK, Zhao LW, Wen ZX, Kan BT, Jian XD.
BACKGROUND: Pipeline dredging agents are new household deep cleaning products used to dredge blockages in kitchen and bathroom pipeline caused by grease, hair, vegetable residue, paper cotton fibre, and other organic substances. Pipeline dredging agents ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news