|| List of recent Pill-related patents
|Implantable prosthesis for fistula repair|
An implantable prosthesis is provided for repairing a fistula, such as an anal fistula. The prosthesis or fistula repair device may include a body with a shape configured for placement in the fistula.
|Three-dimensional apertured film for transmitting dynamically-deposited and statically-retained fluids|
A three-dimensional film for use as a transfer layer in an absorbent article has a continuous surface and a discontinuous surface disposed generally parallel to and spaced from said continuous surface; both the continuous surface and the discontinuous surface have large scale apertures defined by sidewalls originating on the surface and extending outwardly therefrom and sized to permit acquisition of fluids by gravity, and optionally each surface also includes small scale apertures sized to acquire fluids by capillary action.. .
|Signal layer for an absorbent article|
A signal layer for an absorbent article provided to absorb menstrual fluid includes a pattern of capillary channels allowing capillary action such that discharged menstrual fluid that comes across one of the openings in the capillary channels enters into the capillary channels and is retained therein due to the capillary force. The color of the retained menstrual discharge dyes or colors the pattern for signaling purpose, and the pattern is directly or indirectly visible to an observer..
|Methods for the modulation of angiogenesis|
The present invention relates to methods and compositions for promoting or inhibiting capillary endothelial (ce) cell migration, promoting or inhibiting the formation of ce networks and promoting or inhibiting angiogenesis. Some embodiments relate to methods and compositions for treating angiogenesis-related disorders characterized by loss or decreased angiogenesis.
The multi-reaction biosensor having a capillary flow path through which a sample is introduced, comprises a reaction substrate configured to form at least two wall surfaces of a plurality of wall surfaces that form the capillary flow path, and configured to generate and transmit a reaction signal according to a reaction with the introduced sample; and a base substrate coupled to the reaction substrate such that the capillary flow path has a polygonal cross-sectional shape, and configured to form a wall surface other than the wall surfaces formed by the reaction substrate. Accordingly, various kinds of reaction signal can be generated through introduction of a sample at a time..
|Calorimetric microfluidic sensor|
A microfluidic sensor includes a microchannel that includes a reaction site with a reagent and a sample inlet. A liquid substance is received at the sample inlet and travels by capillary action to the reaction site.
A self-contained organ-on-a-chip device includes at least one organ growth section comprising at least two organ cavities and a degradable matrix or a micro-channel arranged between the at least two organ cavities. The degradable matrix or the micro-channel is configured to allow for a formation of a capillary network between the at least two organ cavities within the at least one organ growth section..
|Low energy ion milling or deposition|
Samples to be imaged in a transmission electron microscope must be thinned to form a lamella with a thickness of, for example, 20 nm. This is commonly done by sputtering with ions in a charged particle apparatus equipped with a scanning electron microscope (sem) column, a focused ion beam (fib) column, and one or more gas injection systems (gisses).
|Natural product for decreasing symptoms during viral infections|
Gene-eden-vir is a natural product that decreases the severity, duration, and frequency of symptoms during a viral infection, including infections with the human papillomavirus (hpv), epstein barr virus (ebv), herpes simplex virus (hsv), human cytomegalovirus (hcmv), and hepatitis c virus (hcv).. .
|Manufacturing of a heat sink by wave soldering|
An electronic device is attached to a first surface of a board which includes vias. A heat sink precursor for the electronic device is attached to the second surface of the electronic board.
|Tracking table assembly|
Disclosed is a foldable tracking table assembly comprising a primary leaf, and a secondary leaf rotatably secured to the primary leaf and a table bracket secured to the opposite end of the primary leaf the table bracket in turn is secured to an adapter plate which is atop one or more pillow blocks. The pillow blocks are disposed atop linear rails upon which the pillow blocks are capable of longitudinally traversing.
|Vehicle upper-body structure|
A vehicle upper-body structure having a pillar reinforcement member which connects an upper portion of a pillar member and a roof reinforcement member to be reinforced, includes at least one latch portion (hook-shaped member) which is latched to the roof reinforcement member when the pillar reinforcement member is deformed by an external load, and the latch portion is provided to pass through the roof reinforcement member as a portion of the pillar reinforcement member. According to the vehicle upper-body structure, when the pillar reinforcement member is deformed by the external load, since the latch portion is latched to the roof reinforcement member, load transmission efficiency from the pillar reinforcement member to the roof reinforcement member can be improved.
|Chip and manufacturing method thereof|
A semiconductor device and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The semiconductor device has an active surface.
|Semiconductor devices and fabrication methods|
A method of making a semiconductor device comprises : providing a semiconductor wafer having a semiconductor layer; forming a first mask layer over the semiconductor layer; forming a second mask layer over the first mask layer; annealing the second mask layer to form islands; etching through the first mask layer and the semiconductor layer using the islands as a mask to form an array of pillars; and growing semiconductor material between the pillars and then over the tops of the pillars.. .
|Micromirror array assembly|
The present invention provides a microstructure device comprising multiple substrates with the components of the device formed on the substrates. In order to maintain uniformity of the gap between the substrates, a plurality of pillars is provided and distributed in the gap so as to prevent decrease of the gap size.
The present disclosure relates to an inhaler component for producing a steam/air mixture or/and condensation aerosol in an intermittent and inhalation- or pull-synchronous manner, the inhaler component including: a housing; a chamber arranged in the housing; an air inlet opening for the supply of air from the surroundings to the chamber; an electrical heating element for evaporating a portion of a liquid material; and a wick having a capillary structure, which wick forms a composite structure with the heating element and automatically supplies the heating element with fresh liquid material after evaporation.. .
|Positive displacement pipette having an improved ejection function|
According to the invention, the pipette includes an ejection rod (86) of said capillary-piston assembly, movably mounted with respect to said control rod (8) such that its bottom end (54) can exert an ejection strain on the top end (86) of the piston (82) accommodated in the gripping device (20), during a relative displacement between the ejection rod (46) and the control rod (8).. .
|Retrievable pressure sensor|
The present invention relates to a retrievable pressure sensor for in situ measurement of pressure in a process fluid in a pipe/chamber. The pressure sensor comprising a pressure-transferring device and an outer sensor part having a pressure sensing element attached at a distance from the pipe/chamber where the pressure is to be measured.
|Dissolvable medication admisistration bag and method of using the same|
A dissolvable medication administration bag for the safe and effective crushing and administration of medication to patients who have difficulty swallowing pills is disclosed herein. In some embodiments, the dissolvable medication administration bag is constructed in accordance with a pill crusher pouch embodiment into which a pill is placed prior to being crushed and subsequently the whole of pouch and the crushed pill contents are dissolved into a liquid, e.g.
|Recombinant adenovirus vaccines|
Recombinant adenovirus vaccines comprising recombinant adenoviruses whose hexon, fiber or protein ix capsid proteins are engineered to include exogenous peptide segments, e.g. Vaccines for human papillomavirus (hpv) and malaria..
|Method of characterizing lysosomal enzymes|
The present invention provides, among other things, methods for the characterization of recombinant heparan n-sulfatase (hns) during manufacture. The present invention uses capillary zone electrophoresis to determine the charge profile, isoform distribution, and/or glycan profile of recombinant hns; and represents a quality feature for the batch consistency, storage stability, biological half-life, pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and biological activity of the enzyme.
|Sequential lateral flow capillary device for analyte determination|
Disclosed is a lateral flow capillary device and uses thereof comprising a unipath capillary flow matrix and a plurality of reservoirs each in fluid communication with the capillary flow matrix. The device includes one or more pressure delivery systems configured to urge capillary flow matrix toward a portion of the housing in which it resides, such that a substantially uniform pressure is applied over a portion of the capillary flow matrix..
|Banking structure using rocks producing acid drainage|
Provided is a banking structure using a rock producing acid drainage. The banking structure includes a banking layer including the rock having acid drainage production possibility and an inhibitor for reducing acid drainage production potential of the rock, a capillary breaker layer stacked between a lower portion of the banking layer and an underground water level surface to prevent underground water from being introduced into the banking layer by a capillary phenomenon, and a finishing layer stacked on an upper portion of the banking layer according to a use thereof..
|Apparatus for alignment of a multicore fiber in a multifiber connector and method of using same|
A multicore fiber alignment apparatus is described, having a chassis into which is mounted ferrule-holding means for holding a multicore fiber ferrule having one or more capillaries extending therethrough. Fiber-holding means for holding one or more multicore fibers in position to be mounted into the ferrule, such that each multicore fiber extends through a respective ferrule capillary.
|Electronic device and method for fabricating the same|
An electronic device includes a semiconductor memory, the semiconductor memory including: a substrate configured to comprise a plurality of line patterns which are extended in a second direction, and a plurality of pillar patterns which protrude perpendicular to the line patterns and are arranged in the second direction and in a first direction crossing the second direction; a source line configured to be formed between the line patterns, to be coupled to the line patterns disposed at both sides of the source line, and to be extended in the second direction; a word line configured to be in contact with sidewalls of the pillar patterns arranged in the first direction, and to be extended in the first direction; an interconnection line configured to be disposed over the pillar patterns, and to be extended in the first direction so as to be coupled to the pillar patterns arranged in the first direction; variable resistance elements configured to be disposed over the interconnection line, and to be positioned between the pillar patterns which are adjacent to each other in the first direction; and a bit line configured to be disposed over the variable resistance elements, and to be extended in the second direction so as to be coupled to the variable resistance elements arranged in the second direction.. .
|Wiper device and liquid ejecting apparatus|
A wiper device allows a liquid ejecting head that ejects a dispersion liquid in which solid particles are dispersed in a liquid from nozzles and a wiping member to move relative to each other so as to wipe the dispersion liquid that adheres to a nozzle formation surface using the wiping member. The wiping member includes a first layer positioned on the nozzle formation surface side, and a second layer positioned on the opposite side to the nozzle formation surface with respect to the first layer.
|Rear structure and rear equipment for straddle type vehicle|
In a rear structure for a straddle type vehicle including a front seat, on which a rider sits, seat rails for supporting a rear seat, on which a pillion passenger sits behind the rider, grab rails, which are attached on a vehicle body on the sides of the rear seat, a backrest, detachably attached to the rear portion of the vehicle, and a space for the pillion passenger to hold the grab rail, which is formed between the grab rail and the vehicle body. The grab rail is configured such that a grip portion extends in the front-and-rear direction of the vehicle body, and the backrest is disposed inside the grip portion, is supported at the front and rear of the grip portion by the grab rail and overlaps the grip portion in a side view..
A semiconductor device may include pillars and a plurality of conductive layers being stacked while surrounding the pillars and including a plurality of first regions including non-conductive material layers and a plurality of second regions including conductive material layers, wherein the first regions and the second regions are alternately arranged.. .
|Combined ion source for electrospray and atmospheric pressure chemical ionization|
An ion source for a mass spectrometer comprises: a capillary having a nozzle for emitting a nebulized fluid sample; an electrode of the capillary; a high voltage power supply electrically coupled to the electrode; a second electrode disposed within or configurable to be disposed within a path of the nebulized fluid sample, wherein the capillary and capillary electrode are configurable so as to ionize the nebulized fluid sample by electrospray ionization and the second electrode is configurable so as to ionize the nebulized sample by atmospheric pressure chemical ionization and wherein the second electrode is moveable between positions such that the second electrode is and is not disposed within the path of the nebulized fluid sample, respectively.. .
|Radiation generating apparatus, radiographing apparatus, and computer readable storage medium storing program|
A radiation generating apparatus and a radiographing apparatus configured to allow a radiation generating unit to be installed at arbitrary positions include an arm configured to support a radiation generating unit that generates radiation, a pillar configured to rotatably support the arm, and a movable base configured to support the pillar and move on a floor surface are provided, and the arm includes an expandable mechanism configured to expand and contract in a longitudinal direction of the arm.. .
|Clip-on pill holder|
A clip-on pill holder provides quick and easy access to potentially life-saving medication. Medication is contained by a pill canister and a lid.
|Pill bottle time indicator lid|
Improvements in a pill bottle time indicator lid is presented. The pill bottle time indicator lid allows a user or care giver to set an indicator for the next time medication should be taken.
|Drainage trench unit and transport unit formed from such drainage trench units|
The invention relates to a drainage trench unit (10) which comprises at least one drainage trench sub-unit (12), the at least one drainage trench sub-unit (12) having a base wall (16) and a plurality of hollow pillars (18), said pillars (18) being connected integrally to the base wall (16) and tapering, preferably conically, away from the base wall (16), i.e. Tapering from their base end (18a) to their top end (18b).
|Heat pipe structure|
A heat pipe structure includes a hollow tube body and a plurality of capillary structures. A first region and a second region are defined in the hollow tube body.
|Heat transfer module, heat pipe, and manufacturing method of heat pipe|
A heat pipe includes a flat tube, a first capillary structure, a second capillary structure, and a capillary structure block. The flat tube has flat portions, a first arc portion and a second arc portion.
|Air heating unit of the air-conditioning|
The present invention relates to an air heating unit of the air-conditioning including a compressor, a thermal compensation device and an air cooled condenser connected sequentially with one another by pipeline to define a refrigeration cycle. A high-temperature gaseous refrigerant flowing in inner and outer tubes of the thermal compensation device performs transfers heat with an intermediate-temperature liquid refrigerant flowing in mid tube, so that temperature of a liquid refrigerant flowing in a capillary gap between mid and inner tubes is increased to achieve liquid expand and flow restrained effects.
|Process for spinning multifilament yarn|
A spinneret is used to reduce filament breakage during spinning of multifilament yarn being stretched at a high stretch ratio. The spinneret has a first group of spinning holes with capillaries and a second group of spinning holes with capillaries.
|Flat heat pipe and method of manufacturing the same|
A flat heat pipe includes a flat hollow pipe and a capillary structure. The flat hollow pipe has a first flat portion, a second flat portion and two arc portions, wherein the two arc portions are connected to both sides of the first and second flat portions.
|Pill dispensing system for monitoring compliant receipt of pills by a patient|
A pill dispensing system for monitoring compliant receipt of pills by a patient, comprising a base unit having an area adapted to receive a pill container, the base unit comprising a microprocessor and a power supply, the pill container comprising a plurality of breakable closures each sealing a respective one of the pill compartments, each breakable closure comprising a breakable conductor being adapted to break upon breaking of the breakable closure of a respective one of the pill compartments and to generate a first pill compartment opening signal on the microprocessor, said base unit further comprising a plurality of optical detectors, each optical detector being associated with a respective one of the pill compartments of the pill container and being adapted to generate a second pill compartment opening signal on the microprocessor upon the breaking of the breakable closure of a respective one of the pill compartments.. .
|Zero blood flow sensitive heart stimulator|
A zero flow responsive heart stimulator contains a zero flow sensors, which generate signals at the moment of the termination of blood inflow in the right atrium and the right ventricle, sensing this the most precisely in the places, where the sinoatrial node and atrioventricular node reside, for the right atrium and the right ventricle, respectively. The stimulator is based on our discovery, that the two nodes are the same sensors in the biological systems, based on the fact that until the filling of the said two chambers continues, the venous blood flow sucks on bernoulli's principle the ca and na cations from the two nodes interstices, preventing the inward currant in their cells, thus delaying the completion of the 0-phase of their depolarization and the action potential, until the blood flow stops.
|Devices, systems and methods for acute or chronic delivery of substances or apparatus to extravascular treatment sites|
Methods and apparatus for delivery of substances or apparatus to target sites located outside blood vessels within the body of a human or animal patient. A vessel wall penetrating catheter is inserted into the vasculature, positioned and oriented within a blood vessel near the target extravascular site and a penetrator is advanced from the catheter so as to penetrate outwardly through the wall of the blood vessel in the direction of the target site.
|Truncated l1 protein of human papillomavirus type 6|
The invention relates to a truncated l1 protein of the human papillomavirus type 6, a virus-like particle consisting of the protein, a vaccine comprising said virus-like particle, and the use of the vaccine in the prevention of condyloma acuminatum or hpv infections.. .
|Rigid polyurethane foams with uniform cell size distribution and homogeneous open-cell content|
The present invention relates to predominantly open-cell, cold-deformable, rigid polyurethane foams which possess a uniform cell structure with similar cell sizes and similar physical properties, more particularly a similar open-cell content. These foams are suitable for producing automotive interior trim, more particularly roof linings and pillar trim..
|System and method for optical detection using capillary action|
A system and method for the detection of one or more analytes in a collected sample employs capillary action in a sample card containing a sample substrate, at least one test capsule and an absorbent pad. The absorbent pad absorbs the contents of the test capsule and delivers the same to the sample substrate, with the contents of the test capsule chemically reacting with at least one detection reagent to establish an optical indicator for the analyte(s).
The invention relates to an inhaler component for the formation of a vapour-air mixture and/or a condensation aerosol by evaporation of a liquid material and optionally the condensation of the formed vapour, comprising: a housing, an electric heating element for the evaporation of a portion of the liquid material; a wick with a capillary structure, said wick forming a compound structure with the heating element and automatically supplying the heating element with the liquid material; a carrier plate, preferably a printed circuit board, which carries the compound structure and on which the heating element is electrically contacted; and a capillary gap, formed at least in part by the carrier plate, for automatically supplying liquid material to the compound structure in that an end section of the wick protrudes into the capillary gap. To improve the supply of liquid material to the compound structure, it is proposed that both the front side and the rear side of the carrier plate, at least in some sections, should form the boundary walls of the capillary gap..
|Apparatus including capillary and labyrinth seals|
Provided herein is an apparatus including a stationary portion having a thrust cup; a rotating portion having a sleeve configured to be rotatable with respect to the stationary portion; a first axially extending space defined by the thrust cup and the sleeve, wherein the first axially extending space includes a second portion positioned above a first portion of the first axially extending space; a capillary seal in the first portion of the first axially extending space; and a labyrinth seal, in the second portion of the first axially extending space.. .
|Vehicle side airbag device|
A deployment guiding cloth is wound from an outside in the vehicle width direction, on an outer peripheral portion of a folded side airbag. This deployment guiding cloth extends toward a vehicle front side and is interposed between the side airbag that is partially deployed and a vehicle cabin side portion (a center pillar garnish and a door trim) before the side airbag is fully deployed..
|Method of manufacturing semiconductor device|
According to one embodiment, in a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device, a plurality of first impurity layers of a second conductivity type are formed. A first epitaxial layer of a first conductivity type is formed.
|Method for manufacturing semiconductor memory device and semiconductor memory device|
According to one embodiment, a method for manufacturing a semiconductor memory device includes forming a plurality of pillars and a plurality of sidewall films on a stacked body including a plurality of electrode layers stacked alternately with a plurality of insulating layers. The pillars are arranged in a first direction and a second direction intersecting the first direction at different pitches in the first direction and the second direction.
|Zero emission dialysis clinic|
The present invention provides a zero-emission dialysis clinic including a building envelope, daylight concept, lighting concept, mechanical ventilation (71), a chilled and heated ceiling (61) with capillary tubes (60), heat pump (50), and a photovoltaic system (80). Specifically, the present invention balances the energy consumption with energy generation by a photovoltaic system.
|Simple suspension bridge type belt conveyor|
A simple suspension bridge type belt conveyor comprises a simple suspension bridge body (1), a conveyor belt (2), a trough support roller apparatus (3) and a circular support roller apparatus (4). A plurality of supporting pillars (5) are arranged beneath the simple suspension bridge body (1); the trough support roller apparatus (3) and the circular support roller apparatus (4) are fixed on the simple suspension bridge body (1).