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new patent Wound healing using topical systems and methods
the present invention generally relates to compositions and methods for topical or transdermal delivery and treatment of wounds and/or promoting wound healing. In some cases, the composition may include nitric oxide and/or peptides such as thyrotropin-releasing hormone (trh) and/or gnrh (gonadotropin-releasing hormone).
Walters Gardens, Inc.


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new patent Selecting optimal image from mobile device captures
device logic in a mobile device configures a processor to capture a series of images, such as a video, using a consumer-grade camera, and to analyze the images to determine the best-focused image, of the series of images, that captures a region of interest. The images may be of a textured surface, such as facial skin of a mobile device user.
Sri International


new patent Porous silicon relaxation medium for dislocation free cmos devices
a method for forming cmos devices includes masking a first portion of a tensile-strained silicon layer of a soi substrate, doping a second portion of the layer outside the first portion and growing an undoped silicon layer on the doped portion and the first portion. The undoped silicon layer becomes tensile-strained.
International Business Machines Corporation


new patent Automatic identification of medically relevant video elements
apparatus for an automatic identification of medically relevant video elements, the apparatus including a data input, configured to receive a data stream of image slices, wherein the data stream of image slices represents a temporal course of a view of image slices defined by a masking strip of video images from a video which has been recorded during a medical surgery on a patient an analysis apparatus configured to analyze the data stream of image slices via an analysis including at least one predefined analysis step for the presence of at least one sought-for feature and to output a result of the presence, and a processing device configured to output a start mark which indicates a correspondence between the presence and a position in the data stream of image slices if the result indicates the presence of the sought-for feature. Also, a corresponding method is disclosed..
Karl Storz Se & Co. Kg


new patent Image processing system and method
in an image processing system a processor is configured to perform an image processing method. The method performs receiving a spectral image of a person's skin and identifying the person based on the received spectral image of the person's skin and skin reflectance information..
Sony Corporation


new patent Automatic compensation for the light attenuation due to epidermal melanin in skin images
melanin is an effective absorber of light and is able to dissipate the majority of light absorbed by the pigment. This can mask the absorbance of biomolecules of interest such as hemoglobin when imaging skin tissue.
Kent Imaging


new patent Systems and methods for delivering advertisements
systems and methods for providing advertisements to browsers that block advertisements involve one or more of: (1) domain masking; (2) plaintext coding of advertisements; and (3) advertisement resizing. Domain masking involves using a modified version of the url of the webpage for an advertisement so that it has a different sub-domain than that of the url of the webpage.
Social Networking Technology, Inc.


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Skin analyzer

a skin analyzer includes a base, an optical imaging system, a flash module, a circuit module, a computing module and a display module. The optical imaging system is disposed on the base for capturing an image of an imaging area.
Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

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Electronic apparatus and control method thereof

an electronic apparatus for illuminating and photographing a user's face and a control method thereof are provided. The electronic apparatus includes a camera configured to photograph a user's face, a transceiver configured to perform communication with a user terminal, and at least one processor configured to photograph the user's face a plurality of times on the basis of a plurality of photographing parameters to obtain a plurality of images, extract face regions corresponding to each of the plurality of images photographed on the basis of the plurality of photographing parameters, synthesize the extracted user's face regions with each other to create a synthesized image, and control the transceiver to transmit data on the synthesized image to the user terminal for the purpose of skin analysis for the user's face..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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Pyroelectric sensor for the detection of skin prints

the invention relates to a skin print sensor (120) comprising a plurality of elementary acquisition cells (121) which are arranged in and/or on a substrate and each of which includes: a pyroelectric conversion element (pyr) comprising first and second electrodes that are separated by a layer of pyroelectric material, the first electrode being connected to a node (cnd) applying a reference potential of the sensor, and the second electrode being connected to a reading node (sn) of the cell; and a third electrode (el) which is connected to the reading node (sn), is coated with a dielectric layer and is designed to form a capacitance along with the skin of a user.. .
Idemia Identity & Security France

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Fingerprint or palmprint sensor

the invention relates to a skin print sensor (140) comprising, on a supporting substrate, a plurality of elementary acquisition cells (141), each of which includes: a reading node (sn); a first photoelectric or pyroelectric conversion element (pyr) having a first electrode that is connected to the reading node (sn) as well as a second electrode that is connected to a control node (cmd) of the cell; and a third electrode (el) that is connected to the reading node (sn), is coated with a dielectric layer and is designed to form a capacitance along with the skin of a user; in each cell of said sensor, the control node (cmd) is designed to receive a control signal that initiates reading of a value on the reading node (sn), said value representing the capacitance formed between the third electrode (el) and the user's skin.. .
Safran Identity & Security

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Enhancing a multitasking user interface of an operating system

techniques for enhancing a multi-tasking user interface of an operating system are disclosed. An update data item pertaining to an application placed in the background on the device is received.

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Apparatus and dynamic graphics rendering based on saccade detection

a method for rendering computer graphics based on saccade detection is provided. One embodiment of the method includes rendering a computer simulated scene for display to a user, detecting an onset of a saccade that causes saccadic masking in an eye movement of the user viewing the computer simulated scene, and reducing a computing resource used for rendering frames of the computer simulated scene during at least a portion of a duration of the saccade.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

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Seismic sensor cable

a seismic streamer in accordance to aspects of the disclosure includes an outer skin formed in a longitudinally extending tubular shape, an inner surface of the outer skin defining an internal volume, a strength member that extends through the internal volume in a direction parallel to that of the longitudinally extending tubular shape, a filler material disposed in the internal volume and a sensor housing located in the internal volume and internally disposing a seismic sensor.. .
Westerngeco Llc

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Sweat monitoring apparatus and monitoring method

a monitoring apparatus for monitoring a subject (14) is disclosed. The monitoring apparatus comprises a storage device (18) for storing first skin secretion data (27) of the subject.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

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Uv dosimetry system with sensor data correction

a uv exposure dosimetry system includes at least one uv sensor that measures the uv irradiance intensity. The system can generate extrapolated uv intensity data based on measured uv intensity data to correct unreliable uv measurement due to inconsistent irradiation of uv light.

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Aircraft gap seal

an aircraft assembly including: first and second external skin panels having opposing edge faces separated by a gap, the gap having a width in a first direction extending between the opposing edge faces and a depth in a second direction generally orthogonal to the first direction; and a gap seal arranged in the gap to at least partially fill the gap, wherein the gap seal is formed of a material configured such that compression of the gap seal in the first direction results in substantially no expansion of the gap seal in the second direction.. .
Airbus Operations Limited

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Methods for detecting dna mutations using mitra tip extraction

the present disclosure provides rapid and non-invasive methods for determining whether a patient exhibiting cancer symptoms, or at risk for hereditary cancers such as breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colon cancer, or skin cancer, will benefit from treatment with one or more therapeutic agents. These methods are based on detecting hereditary cancer-related mutations in small-volume dried biological fluid samples that are collected using a volumetric absorptive microsampling device (e.g., mitra tip).
Quest Diagnostics Investments Llc

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Recombinant probiotic bacteria

the invention is directed to recombinant probiotic bacteria, especially for use in the treatment of an inflammatory skin dysfunction, as well as a method for treating an inflammatory skin dysfunction.. .
Aurealis Oy

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Substituted aromatic compounds for the treatment of pulmonary fibrosis, liver fibrosis,skin fibrosis and cardiac fibrosis

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Aircraft structure component for laminar flow

an aircraft structure component for laminar flow, the aircraft structure component having an outer skin with an aerodynamic surface, wherein the aerodynamic surface has a leading edge portion and a downstream portion adjacently downstream from the leading edge portion, and wherein the downstream portion of the aerodynamic surface includes a paint layer that is not present in the leading edge portion, so that an edge line is formed between the leading edge portion and the downstream portion by the beginning paint layer. An object, to provide an aircraft structure component that allows for a reduced aerodynamic drag, is achieved in that the edge line has a ramp-shaped cross section, wherein the thickness of the paint layer increases from a starting point over a predetermined ramp length to a saturation point where the full thickness of the paint layer is reached..
Airbus Operations Gmbh

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Integral component with an active flow control device

a flow body for a vehicle includes at least one planar skin section with an outer side, an inner side and at least one opening that penetrates the skin section, as well as at least one active flow control device that is designed for moving an air volume. The at least one active flow control device includes an air discharge section that is fluidically connected to the at least one opening, wherein the air discharge section and the at least one planar skin section are manufactured by a layer manufacturing process in the form an integral component that is free of joints, and wherein the air discharge section at least partially supports the skin section in a load-bearing fashion..
Airbus Operations Gmbh

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Vehicle luggage rack

a vehicle luggage rack rail includes a skin layer including a first polymeric material and defining interior and exterior surfaces. A coating is positioned on the exterior surface of the skin layer.
For Global Technologies, Llc

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Vehicle seat

a vehicle seat includes a headrest body provided at an upper portion of a seat back rotatably supported by a seat cushion on which an occupant is seated. The headrest body is covered with a skin material.
Toyota Boshoku Kabushiki Kaisha

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Use of metallocene based polypropylene random copolymers in blown films

a method of making a film by coextruding a multi-layer structure comprising at least one skin layer comprising a metallocene-based polypropylene random copolymer. A coextruded multi-layer film comprising at least one skin layer comprising a metallocene-based polypropylene random copolymer, and a flexible package compromising such a coextruded multi-layer film are also provided..
Fina Technology, Inc.

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Individual cavity flow control methods and systems for co-injection molding

methods and systems for co-extruding multiple polymeric material flow streams into a mold having a plurality of cavities to produce a plurality of multi-layer polymeric articles each having a consistent coverage of an interior core layer are disclosed herein. In an example method, a flow rate of a first skin material into a cavity is individually controlled for each cavity before initiation of co-injection of a second core material into the cavity, which may address inconsistent interior core layer coverage for articles from different cavities..
Milacron Llc

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Minimally-invasive collection system for collecting biological samples for quantifying heavy metals, other toxicants, pathogens, and biomarkers

disclosed are devices, kits, compositions, and methods for collecting, transporting, and detecting toxicants, pathogens, and biomarkers in a biological sample. The devices, kits, compositions and methods may be utilized to collect and transport dried blood samples from a skin prick and detect toxicants, pathogens, and biomarkers in the dried blood samples..
Northwestern University

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System and selective treatment of skin and subcutaneous fat using a single frequency dual mode radio frequency antenna device

a radio frequency system capable of selectively heating skin and subcutaneous fat tissues using a single frequency dual mode antenna device is disclosed. A detailed description and theory of operation of the antenna device are disclosed.
Crysanthe, Inc.

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A device for treating skin using non-thermal plasma

the present application relates to a device for treating skin using non-thermal plasma. It comprises a housing having a skin interface electrode for application to skin during treatment, a generator for generating non-thermal plasma at the skin interface electrode; and an isolating element to isolate a region surrounding said skin interface electrode other than during treatment so that non-thermal plasma generated at the skin interface electrode within said region sterilises the skin interface electrode..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

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Composite device of ultrasound and microcurrent for skin care

problem: to provide, as a replacement of a high-intensity focused ultrasound device that is a large and expensive medical instrument/device, a beauty instrument compositing an ultrasound function and a microcurrent function that is low-price, small, portable, and suited for everyday use. Resolution: provided are a main body (100), a first display unit (200) equipped to a main-body front surface, a button unit (300) equipped to a main-body side surface, a control-circuit unit (400) disposed inside the main body, a cartridge unit (500) mounted inserted into a main-body upper portion, and a head unit (600) that is equipped to a lower portion of the main body and is for irradiating an ultrasound or a microcurrent..
Rited Company Ltd.

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Non-invasive skin treatment device using r.f. electrical current with a treatment settings determiner

the invention provides a non-invasive skin treatment device (100) comprising an r.f. Treatment electrode (10); a return electrode (40); an r.f.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

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System and controlling the iontophoretic delivery of therapeutic agents based on user inhalation

embodiments of the invention provide methods for transdermal delivery of therapeutic agents for treatment of addictive cravings e.g., from nicotine. Embodiment of a method for such delivery comprises positioning at least one electrode assembly in electrical communication with a patient's skin.
Incube Labs, Llc

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Microstructure-based drug delivery system comprising microporous structure

disclosed are a microstructure-based drug delivery system comprising a microporous structure and a method for manufacturing the same, and more specifically, a detachable microstructure-based drug delivery system using a microporous structure layer and a method for manufacturing the same, thereby skipping a drying step which is essential for the manufacturing process of the existing biodegradable microneedle, and solving the problem in that the hardness of the microneedle is reduced when the microneedle contains drugs, failing to penetrate the skin. Here, the microstructure is implantable in the body through the insertion into the body and detachment from the microporous structure, and the detachable microstructure can be applied to wrinkled (skin movement) and corrugated parts through a detachment function thereof..
Juvic Inc.

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Intradermal injection needle for immunotherapy

an intradermal injection needle is an intradermal injection needle assembly to be used by piercing the intradermal injection needle into the skin of a living body. The intradermal injection needle has a hollow needle having a blade edge pierceable into the skin and a discharge port of an administration product; and a hub holding the hollow needle.
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

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Safety device for a syringe

the invention relates to a safety device, for avoiding stab wounds, for a syringe with a syringe body and with a puncturing means arranged at the distal end of the syringe body, said safety device comprising a sleeve element which extends along an axial direction (x) and at least partially encloses the puncturing means and the syringe body, wherein the sleeve element comprises, at its distal end, a contact portion which at least partially contacts the skin of a patient during use of the syringe and which delimits an opening surface. The safety device is characterized in that the opening surface has at least in part a sub-area that encloses an angle a with the axial direction (x), wherein the angle a is in a range of between 10° and 80°..
Gerresheimer Regensburg Gmbh

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Artificial sebum film and producing same

a method for producing an artificial sebum film is provided with in raw material component and relative ratio, 78.4%-2% of triglyceride, 1%-15% of wax and ester, 20%-35% of squalane, 0.1%-7% of free fatty acid, 0.1%-6% of phospholipid, 0.1%-10% of cholesterol ester, 0.1%-10% of cholesterol, 0.1%-10% of antioxidant and 0.1%-5% of cellular activity regulator. The invention modifies the proportion of raw material composition of the artificial sebum film to reduce the negative effect generated by oxidation, and increase the proportion of squalane, so that the skin under high pollution can restore to the normal equilibrium state.

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Compositions containing silymarin and sulfoalkyl ether cyclodextrin and methods of using the same

cosmetic and dietary supplement compositions containing silymarin and sulfoalkyl ether cyclodextrin, particularly sulfobutyl ether cyclodextrin, are described. The compositions and methods are useful in reducing appearance of facial redness in rosacea-prone skin, rejuvenating skin, preventing skin aging, inhibiting oxidative stress in epidermal and dermal cells, increasing collagen production, reducing the likelihood of skin cancer, treating or reducing liver damage from a toxin, or treating a liver disease..
University Of Kansas

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Methods of treatment using topical copper ion formulations

provided herein are topical formulations containing copper ions and methods of treating inflammatory, microbial, and arthritic conditions in various areas of the body using such formulations. Methods of treating osteoarthritis using topical copper ion treatments are provided.
Cda Research Group, Inc.

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Composition and treatment of symptoms associated with various skin conditions

compositions containing imidazole-based compounds, and optionally, colloidal oatmeal, for the treatment, prevention, and management of symptoms, conditions, diseases, and disorders of the skin. Also, methods for the treatment, prevention, and management of symptoms, conditions, diseases, and disorders of the skin using compositions containing imidazole-based compounds, and optionally, colloidal oatmeal..
Theraceutix, Llc

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Composition including 3-bromo-4,5-dihydroxybenzaldehyde compound as effective component for protecting and treating skin cell aganist ultraviolet

there is provided a composition including a 3-bromo-4,5-dihydroxybenzaldehyde (bdb) for protecting human skin keratinocyte from ultraviolet, in which the bdb has a photo-protective effect against cell damage caused by ultraviolet in human hacat skin keratinocyte, activity of removing a free radical, and ultraviolet absorption activity, and inhibits formations of lipid peroxidation and protein carbonyl, inhibits dna damage, protects a cell, and thereby exhibits cell protective activity. Thus, the bdb decreases apoptosis induced by ultraviolet, and then protect a cell to recover cell viability..
Jeju National University Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation

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Transdermal therapeutic system for the administration of peptides

the invention relates to a transdermal therapeutic system (tts), which is suited for the administration of a peptide to a patient through skin treated with ablation. The transdermal therapeutic system includes a back layer and an active substance-containing layer that contains at least one peptide and a carrier substance, preferably as a textile web material..
Lts Lohmann Therapie-systeme Ag

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Formulations for treatment of skin and methods of making and using the same

the present invention relates to topical formulations designed to improve the delivery of active agents to the skin, thus improving the look and/or feel of skin, as well as methods of making and using such formulations. The present invention is useful for producing healthier, more radiant skin, with reduced dryness, dullness, wrinkles and fine lines, redness and blotchiness of skin, and the like..
Biomimetic Laboratories Inc.

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Skin engaging member comprising ethylene vinyl acetate and a fragrance

a skin engaging member suitable for use in a hair removal device, said skin engaging member comprising ethyl vinyl acetate having a low level of vinyl acetate, a water soluble polymer, and a fragrance composition.. .
The Gillette Company Llc

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Cell-free plant cell culture suspension supernatant with re-youth activity and/or wound healing activity over skin cells

the invention relates to cell-free supernatants (conditioned media) that previously supported the growth of a dedifferentiated plant cell suspension culture, or a fraction of said cell-free supernatant, said cell-free supernatant or said fraction comprising peptides from 4 to 300 amino acids length and including peptide plant growth factors and peptide plant transcription factors, and without having cytoplasmic cell contents from the cell lysis and membranes and/or cell walls. The invention also relates to fractions of said supernatants and to cosmetic applications for promoting re-youth of skin..
Vytrus Biotech, S.l.

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Skin rejuvenating compositions

a skin rejuvenating composition formulated to provide a first mode of action for providing relatively immediate skin tightening and wrinkle reducing effects upon application of the skin rejuvenating composition to a targeted skin region. The skin rejuvenating composition is also formulated to provide a second mode of action for providing cumulative and relatively more long-term wrinkle reduction effects, in addition to the more immediate effects.
Ariix

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Cosmetic composition containing jade powder for blocking blue light

the present invention relates to a cosmetic composition which contains jade powder so as to block blue light in the visible spectrum. The composition, containing jade powder as an active ingredient, for blocking blue light is capable of specifically reflecting and thus blocking light in the blue light spectrum, which has been difficult to block, thereby protecting the skin..
Amorepacific Corporation

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Cleansing scrub composition

the present invention relates to an aqueous composition comprising (i) at least hydrogel beads comprising 2 gelling agents chosen from (hetero)polysaccharides, (ii) at least one foaming surfactant, and (iii) at least anacrylic copolymer of acrylic acid and c10-c30 alkyl acrylate. The present invention further relates to the use of said composition as a cleansing scrub composition of the skin..
L'oreal

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Absorbent article

an absorbent article includes a surface sheet that is a non-woven fabric including a first fiber layer configured from cotton and thermoplastic resin fibers and a second fiber layer configured from hydrophobic thermoplastic resin fibers. The non-woven fabric includes: a first surface that is the surface on the side facing the skin and that is formed from the second fiber layer; and a second surface that is the surface on the side not facing the skin and that faces an absorbent body.
Unicharm Corporation

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Adhesive skin patch material, and support for adhesive skin patch material which can be used in same

the present invention is directed to an adhesive skin patch for covering wound or for protecting post-surgical wound, which comprises a support layer and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer provided on one surface of the above-mentioned support layer, wherein a 1% tensile load of the above-mentioned adhesive skin patch in a machine direction and a cross machine direction of 13 n/25 mm or less, and a 10% tensile load of the same of 18 n/25 mm or more and 95 n/25 mm or less.. .
Kb Seiren, Ltd.

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A wound pad and a self-adhesive member comprising a wound pad

the present invention relates to a wound pad comprising fibers and being provided with at least a first and a second discrete group of incisions, wherein each one of said discrete groups of incisions comprises at least a first and a second incision, wherein said first and said second incision extend from a common starting point to a respective end point, wherein the end point of said first incision is spaced from the end point of said second incision, wherein the common starting point of said first group of incisions is provided on a first side of an imaginary line extending in the machine direction of said fibrous wound pad, and the common starting point of said second group of incisions is provided on a second side of said imaginary line, and wherein a first incision of said first group of incisions and a second incision of said second group of incisions each cross said imaginary line. The present invention also relates to a self-adhesive member for adhering to and cover a portion of a user's skin..
Mölnlycke Health Care Ab

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No-touch surgical navigation method and system thereof

a no-touch surgical navigation method for guiding a surgical instrument corresponding to a part of a patient's anatomy is provided. An image registration step is for matching the preoperative implant device planning image and the part of the patient's anatomy via a spatial coordinate transformation relationship.
Intai Technology Corp.

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Techniques for irreversible electroporation using a single-pole tine-style internal device communicating with an external surface electrode

techniques for high-frequency irreversible electroporation (hfire) using a single-pole tine-style internal device communicating with an external surface electrode are described. In an embodiment, a system for ablating tissue cells in a treatment region of a patient's body by irreversible electroporation without thermally damaging the tissue cells is described.
Angiodymamics, Inc.

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Surgical instrument including side-activation mechanism, layered specimen retrieval bag, use and kit

a surgical instrument assembly including a housing containing a specimen retrieval bag and pliable spring, a distal end including a non-blunt tip and a deployment mechanism. The specimen retrieval bag is moved from the stowed position within a hollow housing to a deployed position by sliding a rod from a retracted position within the hollow housing to an extended position that projects at least partially out of the hollow housing.
Beacon Surgical Instruments, Llc

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Non-invasive determination of muscle tissue size

provided is a non-invasive system and method of determining muscle tissue size based on image processing. The method includes receiving at least one ultrasound scan image of at least a portion of a skin layer as disposed above one or more additional tissue layers, the image provided by a plurality of pixels.
Musclesound, Llc

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Artery locating device and automated sampling device for arterial blood gas measurement

method and device for using energy transduction for novel use in locating an underlying artery, particularly a more superficial artery like the radial artery. The method includes placing or scanning the device containing an electrical system, which comprises of an arterial pressure or motion transducer converted to visible light energy on the overlying skin in the region of the vessel.

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Separable monitoring device and method

a patient monitoring device includes reusable and disposable portions. The disposable portion includes two or more electrodes for coupling to the skin of the patient, a battery, and a first set of electrical contacts.
Medtronic Monitoring, Inc.

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Anatomical surface assessment methods, devices and systems

methods of assessing features on a skin surface of a patient, and associated systems and devices, are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method of assessing a feature on a patient's skin surface includes capturing (i) an image of the patient's skin surface with a camera of a portable capture device and (ii) range information with an auxiliary range measurement device that is attached to the portable capture device.
Aranz Healthcare Limited

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Ecg electrode and detecting an ecg measurement signal

an electrocardiography (ecg) electrode includes a contact element carrier for encompassing a first extremity of a patient, and a first skin contact element arranged on the contact element carrier with a first connection element for detecting a first potential on the first extremity. The ecg electrode also includes at least one second skin contact element arranged on the contact element carrier with a second connection element for detecting a second potential different from the first on the first extremity..

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System and extraction of hair follicle

systems and methods for extracting hair follicle from underneath an external surface of the skin are provided. The systems may include a first member, a first fluid pathway, an inlet port and an outlet port.
Pilofocus, Inc.

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Garment with wipe zones

a garment having one or more wipe zones for transferring away perspiration from a wearer's skin upon contact with the wearer's skin is provided herein. The wipe zones may be comprised of hydrophobic material formed from yarns having a smaller denier per filament (dpf) than adjacent non-wipe zones on the garment.
Nike, Inc.

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Male underpants garment

disclosed herein is a male underpants garment compartmentally isolating the penis, the scrotum and the groin area. A penis pouch with ventilations gaps allows a free flow of air and providing a dry and cool environment for the genitalia, while being capable of correcting the penis at either flaccid or erect state.

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Clothing item comprising spider silk

described are spider silk articles of wear. The article of wear, which may be apparel or shoes, includes an inner surface, wherein the inner surface includes an area including spider silk.
Adidas Ag

Fluid absorbent adhesive articles

a fluid absorbing pressure sensitive adhesive composition and adhesive articles including the fluid absorbing adhesive that have particular utility in the medical field, and in particular, for use with wound dressings is provided. The adhesive composition has superior fluid handling capacity, moisture vapor transmission and skin adhesion.
Koppe Royalty B.v.

Collagen compositions and uses for biomaterial implants

compositions containing purified collagen biomaterial derived from tissues, for example, insoluble amnion, soluble amnion, soluble chorion of the human placenta, are provided. The collagen compositions can be used to promote wound healing, promote tissue regeneration, prevent or reduce scarring, reduce local inflammation, minimize tissue rejection, promote graft integration.
Koppe Royalty B.v.

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Content management system using sources of experience data and modules for quantification and visualization

a semantic note taking system and method for collecting information, enriching the information, and binding the information to services is provided. User-created notes are enriched with labels, context traits, and relevant data to minimize friction in the note-taking process.
Apple Inc.

Enhanced patterning of integrated circuit layer by tilted ion implantation

methods for achieving sub-lithographic feature sizes in an integrated circuit (ic) layer are provided that use ion implantation to enhance or reduce the etch rate of a thin masking layer. The etch rates also can be enhanced or reduced at specific locations through multiple implantation steps.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Homogeneous hard speaker radiating diaphragms with damping

a compressed skins-tensioned core structure includes a first surface region; a second surface region; a core between the first surface region and the second surface region; a first transition region continuous with the first surface region at a side, and continuous with the core at another side; and a second transition region continuous with the core at a side, and continuous with the second surface region at another side, wherein each of the first surface region, the second surface region, the core, the first transition region and the second transition region is formed of a substantially homogeneous amorphous material; each of the first surface region and the second surface region exhibits an internal compressive stress, the core exhibits an internal tensile stress, and each of the first transition region and the second transition region exhibits a stress gradient from the internal compressive stress to the internal tensile stress.. .
Bdnc (holding) Limited

Automated skin lesion segmentation using deep side layers

a method for computer-aided diagnosis of skin lesions includes obtaining a dermoscopic image, convolving the dermoscopic image in a plurality of convolutional layers, obtaining deconvolved outputs of at least two convolutional layers of the plurality of convolutional layers, obtaining side-output feature maps by applying loss functions to the deconvolved outputs of the at least two convolutional layers, obtaining a first concatenated feature map by concatenating the side-output feature maps with different first weights, obtaining a second concatenated feature map by concatenating the side-output feature maps with different second weights, and producing a final score map by convolving the first and second concatenated feature maps in a final convolutional layer followed by a loss layer. Also disclosed: a computer-readable medium embodying instructions for the method, and an apparatus configured to implement the method..
International Business Machines Corporation

Online value estimations

disclosed herein are a method and system for determining an overall value rating or value estimate in relation to a product that is to be offered for sale or lease. The method includes the steps of identifying a product type associated with the product and determining a set of attributes for the identified product type.

Image forming system and image forming method that execute masking process on concealment region, and recording medium therefor

an image forming system includes a concealment word registration unit, an id information acquisition unit, a concealment word managing unit, and an image forming unit. The concealment word registration unit registers a concealment word associating with a user.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Predictive respiratory monitor and system

a mobile medical device for monitoring a respiratory condition in a subject, the medical device including: a sensor configured to be adhered to the skin of a patient, the sensor configured to yield a resistance signal that is modulated by movements of a chest of a patient during respiration; a sensor attachment module configured to receive the signal from the sensor and to output data to a mobile electronic device an indication of an adverse respiratory event. Also disclosed is a server for integrating data collected from a plurality of the mobile medical devices and a crowd-sourced respiration advisory system including a plurality of the mobile medical devices and a server for integrating data collected by the mobile medical devices..
The Regents Of The University Of California

Systems and methods for providing improved prediction of carrier status for spinal muscular atrophy

systems and methods of improved genetic mutation carrier screening may include, for a plurality of genetically similar genes in a reference genome, the plurality of genetically similar genes comprising a functional gene and a non-functional gene, masking the non-functional gene from the reference genome; aligning a plurality of functional gene reads and a plurality of non-functional gene reads of a patient's genetic sequence to the functional gene in the reference genome; tallying, at a first polymorphic locus-of-interest on each aligned read, a respective nucleotide type, wherein functional gene reads comprise a different nucleotide type than non-functional gene reads at the first polymorphic locus-of-interest; and calculating, based at least in part on a result of the tallying, a first gene ratio, wherein the first gene ratio indicates a first ratio of functional gene reads to non-functional gene reads.. .
Genepeeks, Inc.

Method and controller for controlling a continuous process

a method and controller compensates control variables of a continuous process prior to the control variables being input to the controller/control matrix to at least partially mask the effect of a selected disturbance or a manipulated variable on that controlled variable to the controller. The controlled variable(s) has been chosen to be an inference of a desired underlying or related variable which is not directly measurable.
Woodside Energy Technologies Pty Ltd

Door panel and a stile thereof

a door panel comprising a body having front and rear door skins sandwiching, at least partially, two stiles, which together delimit an interior for injection of filling material. At least one of the stiles comprises a hollow structure with a partitioned hollow interior that extends along substantially the entire length of the body to offer mechanical strength to the door and to provide foundation for installing door fittings..
Nan Ya Plastics Corporation

Water-permeable pipe pile system capable of accelerating soil consolidation and using the same

disclosed is a water-permeable pipe pile system capable of accelerating soil consolidation. The system includes a hollow pile, an aerating device, and a drain device.
Guangxi University

Extraction of resveratrol from waste biomass derived from grapes processing

the invention describes the extraction method to obtain the highest amount of resveratrol from wasted biomass produced by grapes processing. Resveratrol, which is found rich in the grapes, especially in grape skin and seed, is one of the most potent antioxidant, and can help to fight cell-damaging free radicals and promote cardiovascular health.

Monolithic lipskin and fabrication

an aircraft nacelle and method of fabricating a monolithic lipskin of the nacelle. The nacelle may include a fan cowl, a bulkhead, and the monolithic lipskin.
Spirit Aerosystems, Inc.

Control surface element

a control surface element for an aircraft, more particularly a spoiler, comprising an upper outer skin element that has an outer air flow face; comprising a lower outer skin element; comprising at least one reinforcement rib; and comprising a core element made of a foam material; wherein the reinforcement rib is positioned between two core segments of the core element.. .
Facc Ag

Composite vehicle body

a vehicle body may have an internal skeleton, and a skin fabricated in-situ over the internal skeleton. The skin may include a matrix material, and a plurality of continuous fibers encased within the matrix material.
Cc3d Llc

Motor vehicle

a motor vehicle having an auxiliary stowage compartment for transporting a compact scooter. The motor vehicle having an engine compartment, a passenger compartment, a luggage compartment in addition to the auxiliary stowage compartment.
Ford Motor Company

Cleaning member and substrate cleaning apparatus

a cleaning member 10, for use in cleaning a substrate w, comprises: a tip surface 13 configured to be in contact with the substrate w when cleaning the substrate w, and the tip surface 13 being not covered with a skin layer 11; and a circumferential part having a covered part 16, which is disposed on the base end side and a circumferential surface of which is covered with the skin layer 11, and an exposed part 17, which is disposed on the tip end side and a circumferential surface of which is not covered with the skin layer 11.. .
Ebara Corporation

Rejuvenating skin by heating tissue for cosmetic treatment of the face and body

systems and methods for treating skin and subcutaneous tissue with energy such as ultrasound energy are disclosed. In various embodiments, ultrasound energy is applied at a region of interest to affect tissue by cutting, ablating, micro-ablating, coagulating, or otherwise affecting the subcutaneous tissue to conduct numerous procedures that are traditionally done invasively in a non-invasive manner.
Guided Therapy Systems, Llc

System and methods of tissue microablation using fractional treatment patterns

an apparatus for treating tissue includes a first energy application device to direct energy at tissue of a patient to cause at least one channel to be formed and a controller to control application of energy from the first energy application device to form the at least one channel. The at least one channel may be in the shape of a spiral-like shape or may be in a flower-like shape.
Lumenis Ltd.

A device for treating skin using non-thermal plasma

the present invention relates to device for treating skin using non-thermal plasma. The device comprises an electrode head assembly having an skin interface electrode for application to skin during treatment, a transformer configured to change a low voltage electrical signal into a higher voltage electrical signal, and a generator to receive said higher voltage electrical signal and generate non-thermal plasma at said skin interface electrode, and a driving device comprising a power source to generate said low voltage electrical signal.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Thermal management for recharge of implantable medical devices

devices, systems, and techniques are configured for cooling tissue during recharge of an implantable medical device (imd) battery. In one example, a method includes charging, by an inductive charger, a rechargeable battery of an implantable medical device (imd) within a patient, wherein the imd comprises a housing that houses the rechargeable battery, and wherein a primary coil of the inductive charger is positioned above a region of skin of the patient proximate to the imd.
Medtronic, Inc.

Skin care device

there is disclosed a skin care device comprising a main body configured to define an exterior; a tip head projected from the main body; a front cap configured to define a front surface of the tip head; a first electrode unit comprising a plurality of pin-electrodes aligned in a front surface of the front cap in an exposed array shape; a second electrode unit comprising positive electrodes and negative electrodes which are dividedly aligned in both sides of the first electrode unit; and a controller configured to control a high frequency voltage to be applied to the first electrode unit and the second electrode unit independently.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Hand-held fluid-substance applicator

a hand-held applicator for applying a fluid substance to a skin surface is disclosed. The applicator may be wedge-shaped to facilitate the application of the fluid substance to both broad and constricted portions of the user's skin by way of a broad base portion and a narrow end tip portion, respectively.
Matblok Ventures Inc.

Tinnitus treatment system and method

a tinnitus masking system for use by a person having tinnitus. The system comprises a sound delivery system having left and right ear-level audio delivery devices and is configured to deliver a masking sound to the person via the audio delivery devices such that the masking sound appears to originate from a virtual sound source location that substantially corresponds to the spatial location in 3d auditory space of the source of the tinnitus as perceived by the person.
Auckland Uniservices Limited

Multi-part safety device for a syringe

the invention relates to a safety device for a syringe for avoiding stab wounds, said syringe to having a syringe body and a piercing means arranged on the distal end of the syringe body. The safety device comprises a sleeve element (6) that extends along an axial direction (x) and encloses at least partly the piercing means and the syringe body, said sleeve element being rotatably mounted on a distal end region of the syringe body.
Gerresheimer Regensburg Gmbh

Device and applying a composition on the skin or skin layers

the present invention relates to a kit for applying a liquid composition on or in the skin, comprising an injection device and one or more cartridges, provided with a container appropriate for receiving a liquid composition, in which the injection device is provided with means for receiving a cartridges, characterized in that the container is provided with a movable body. The cartridge is provided with a peripheral edge, that allows the safe removal of a used cartridge out of the device, in a second aspect, the invention relates to a method for applying a liquid composition onto the skin..
Versailles B.v.

Medicated patch for preventing exit site infections during peritoneal dialysis

a medicated apparatus including a medicated patch for use onto a subject undergoing peritoneal dialysis is disclosed, according to an embodiment of a present invention. The patch includes a medication layer containing a medication therein, and a backing film disposed on one side of the medication layer.
Universiti Brunei Darussalam

Device for cleaning a hearing aid

the device for cleaning a hearing aid by contact with a liquid includes a cleaning cavity suitable for receiving the end piece of the hearing aid and that is provided, at the bottom of same, with an opening for discharging the liquid. The cleaning cavity is defined laterally by an inner skin surrounded by an outer skin, the outer skin including an injector for the liquid while the inner skin defines, at the base of same, an opening overhanging the bottom and allowing the liquid to pass into the cleaning cavity.
Mg Developpement

Multiple antigen binding molecular fusion, pharmaceutical composition, identifying linear epitope, and preparing multiple antigen binding molecular fusion

a multiple antigen-binding molecule fusion molecule containing a multiple antigen-binding molecule (α) having an immune cell antigen-binding region and a cancer antigen-binding region, a cancer tissue-specific protease-cleavable linker (β), and a masking molecule (γ) containing a polypeptide having the amino acid sequence qdgne, in which the multiple antigen-binding molecule (α) and the masking molecule (γ) are linked via the cancer tissue-specific protease-cleavable linker (β).. .
Chugai Seiyaku Kabushiki Kaisha

Therapeutic peptides for cerebrovascular diseases

the present invention provides a method for treating or ameliorating cerebrovascular diseases in a subject by using peptides isolated from extracts from rabbit skin inflamed by vaccinia virus. The present invention also provides a peptide comprising an amino acid sequence having at least 70% identity to seq id no: 1, or variants, mutants, derivatives, or fragments thereof..
Prime Bio-drug Development Limited

Process of making wine from a whole grape bunch, process of making pomace juice and powder, and producing beverages on the basis of juice and powder from a grape bunch

further, a food composition for human consumption comprising a plurality of grape ingredients, wherein the plurality of grape ingredients comprise ground flesh, seed, stem, and skin from grapes, and wherein the plurality of grape ingredients further comprise one or more kh grape proteins.. .

Solid-forming topical formulations for pain control

solid-forming topical formulations can include a local anesthetic, an emulsifying agent, polymer, and water. The formulation can include from 0.1 wt % to 5 wt % more of the emulsifying agent, from 0.1 wt % to 20 wt % more of the polymer, and from 0.1 wt % to 30 wt % more water than a comparative formulation, and drying time is faster than the comparative formulation when applied to a skin surface and dried under the same ambient conditions..
Crescita Therapeutics Inc.

Methods for treating skin disorders with a topical composition of bis-(2-chloroethyl)methylamine

provided are methods for treating skin disorders comprising topically applying a highly stable pharmaceutical composition comprising bis-(2-chloroethyl)methylamine or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.. .
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Topical compositions and methods for stimulating mir-146a in skin cells

topical compositions containing at least one ingredient that stimulates mir-146a activity in skin cells, methods for treating skin and methods for screening for ingredients that stimulate mir-146a activity.. .
Elc Management Llc

Skin adhesive sheet, and sheet-like external preparation for skin

a skin adhesive sheet is disclosed which is good in tackiness to the skin surface, does not easily dry even when used for a long time, can maintain flexibility, and is small in the shape variation. The skin adhesive sheet includes a copolymer containing the following components a and c as polymerization components, and having a water content less than 10% by mass: component a: a polysiloxane macromonomer having a plurality of polymerizable functional groups per molecule, and having a number average molecular weight of 6,000 or more; and component c: a polymerizable monomer having an alkyl group and having no fluoroalkyl group..
Toray Industries, Inc.

Suction therapy apparatus

a manipulation therapy apparatus, system, and method is disclosed which allows a user to perform manual manipulation therapy through traction to a treatment area on their own, to easily control the amount and direction of manipulation without the need for lubrication. The manipulation therapy apparatus comprises a vacuum chamber with a handle and an air cavity, a skin sealing gasket, a pressure relief valve, and a brace..

Low friction core-shell nanofibrous membranes for delivery of active ingredients to the wet skin

a membrane for skin comprising a plurality of randomly oriented core-shell nanofibers is provided in the present invention, where each of said core-shell nanofibers comprises at least an active-ingredient-loaded polymeric core and a non-polymeric shell consisting of active ingredients only surrounding the core. Related fabrication method of said membrane is also provided in the present invention..
Nano And Advanced Materials Institute Limited

Electrically-heatable plaster

an electrically-heatable plaster that comprises a self-adhesive skin contact layer, an electrically-conductive textile fabric in which electrically-conductive fibres are in contact with one another, as a heating element, and optionally at least one active substance, as well as to a method for production and the use of same for local heat therapy and/or transdermal application of active substances.. .
Lts Lohmann Therapie-systeme Ag

Reduced-pressure, compression systems and apparatuses for use on a curved body part

a system for providing a force to a desired area on a curved body part of a person includes a dressing assembly shaped and configured to be placed on the desired area of the person, a releaseable circumferential member surrounding the curved body part that holds the dressing assembly against the desired area, a sealing subsystem for providing a fluid seal over the dressing assembly and the person's skin, and a reduced-pressure subsystem for providing a reduced pressure to the dressing assembly. When reduced pressure is supplied, the system generates the force against the desired area on the curved body part..
Kci Licensing, Inc.

Positioning attachment for a patient

a surgical restraint device includes an elongate strap member having a widened pad end and an attachment end. An adhesive layer is affixed to one side of the widened pad end that is formed of a hypoallergenic material for selective engagement to skin of a patient.
Concepto Llc

Tissue repair system

an apparatus for repairing an anatomical tear, such as a tear in the meniscus of a human knee. The apparatus includes a guide cannula directing a penetrating shaft through the meniscal tear and through the outer skin layer of the knee.

Hand held dermaplaning device and dermaplaning process

a method and a hand-held device for dermaplaning is disclosed that includes a blade assembly which includes a blade, a blade holder and a safety cage. In accordance with an important aspect of the invention, the safety cage limits the amount of penetration of the blade into the facial skin to enable the device to be safely used by non-professionals.
Dd Karma Llc

Intraosseous access devices, systems, and methods

an intraosseous access system can include a needle that defines a lumen and a longitudinal axis about which the needle can be rotated during an insertion event. The needle can include a proximal end that remains at an exterior of a patient during use, a distal end that can be inserted through the skin of the patient into contact with a bone of the patient, and a distal tip at a distalmost point of the distal end of the needle that is positioned at the longitudinal axis of the needle.
Piper Access, Llc

System and blood typing using ppg technology

a biosensor identifies a blood type using photoplethysmography (ppg) technology. A ppg circuit obtains a plurality of spectral responses at a plurality of wavelengths detected from skin of a user.
Sanmina Corporation

Method and system for pressure related skin injury risk assessment and treatment

a system or method for pressure related skin injury risk assessment and treatment including measuring extrinsic and intrinsic skin pressure of the patient through assigned ratings responsive to the skin pressure measurement, measuring oxygenation of the patient and assigning a rating responsive to the oxygenation measurement, measuring perfusion of the patient and assigning a rating responsive to the perfusion measurement, summing the skin pressure, oxygenation and perfusion ratings to obtain a pop box score, determining a risk of pressure related skin injury for the patient in response to the pop box score, and determining or selecting a recommended treatment from among a plurality of recommended treatments for the patient in response to the determined risk of pressure related skin injury.. .

Transdermal analyte sensing device

there is disclosed a transdermal analyte sensor device. The device includes a sensor cartridge having a membrane permeable to a target analyte transdermally received from a subject, a reservoir containing a fluid to receive the target analyte through the membrane and an enzyme to react with the target analyte to form a byproduct, a working electrode to generate an electrical current based on a concentration of a byproduct, and a cartridge electrical contact to transmit the electrical current.
Milo Sensors, Inc.

Ambulatory monitor with conductive adhesive and related methods

ambulatory monitors and related methods employ an adhesive layer with conductive and non-conductive regions to improve electrical isolation of electrodes. An ambulatory monitor includes a biocompatible layer, first and second electrodes, an adhesive layer, and a physiological data recording module.
Cardiac Insight Inc.

Method for detecting heart rate and heart rate monitoring device using the same

a method of controlling an emitted light strength for a heart rate monitoring (hrm) device is disclosed. The method includes steps of obtaining a surface condition of a skin of a user; determining an emitted strength of an emitted light according to the surface condition of the skin; and determining the heart rate of the user according to the emitted light with the emitted strength..
Htc Corporation

Spectrometer and operation spectrometer

a spectrometer includes a chamber, a vacuum generator configured to suck in internal air of the chamber to pull skin of a subject into the chamber, a light source configured to emit light to the skin of the subject pulled into the chamber, a photodetector configured to receive light passing through the skin of the subject and acquire a spectrum of the light; and a skin contact adjuster configured to determine a contact state between the chamber and the skin by analyzing the spectrum of the light and thereby generate a determination result, and adjust the contact state between the chamber and the skin by applying a physical force to a periphery of the skin pulled into the chamber according to the determination result.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Modulated physiological sensor

a modulated physiological sensor is a noninvasive device responsive to a physiological reaction of a living being to an internal or external perturbation that propagates to a skin surface area. The modulated physiological sensor has a detector configured to generate a signal responsive to the physiological reaction.
Masimo Corporation

System, device and facial remodeling

a system for facial remodeling, including a device and methods of use, is provided. The system combines a topical composition configured to restore elastin, hyaluronan, or both to the skin and subcutaneous soft tissues of the face and neck with a facial mask to support and, in some embodiment, compress the tissue, to enhance and preserve the tissue remodeling effects of the composition.
New You Lift, Llc

Microdermabrasion treatment heads

an abrasive tip is used to exfoliate skin and tissue through abrasive materials integrated in the tip. The tip also delivers fluid to the skin and vacuums the fluid and abraded tissue during treatment.
Envy Medical, Inc.

Makeup applicator

the specification provides a makeup includes a head with an applicator surface mounted on a base. The applicator surface receives makeup that is formed as a mark to be applied on a person's skin by the pressing or stamping and/or rocking or rolling of the head onto the skin.
And.b, Llc, A Corporation Of The State Of Michigan

Personal care device with camera

a personal care system having a treatment device for applying a treatment to the skin or hair of a user is provided. The treatment device has a camera for taking an image of the skin.

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Galvanic linkage for smart sock or other wearable devices

a system includes an earpiece having an earpiece housing, a processor disposed within the earpiece housing, a microphone operatively connected to the processor, a speaker operatively disposed within the ear piece housing and operatively connected to the processor, a plurality of electrodes positioned on the earpiece housing to come in contact with skin of a user, and a charge storage device disposed within the earpiece housing and operatively connected to the processor and the plurality of electrodes. The earpiece is adapted to receive galvanically communicated signals from a remote body worn device at the plurality of electrodes and apply a charge to the charge storage device.
Bragi Gmbh

Bonding wire for semiconductor device

a bonding wire for a semiconductor device includes a cu alloy core material and a pd coating layer on a surface of the cu alloy core material, and contains ga and ge of 0.011 to 1.2% by mass in total, which is able to increase bonding longevity of the ball bonded part in the high-temperature, high-humidity environment, and thus to improve the bonding reliability. The thickness of the pd coating layer is preferably 0.015 to 0.150 μm.
Nippon Steel & Sumikin Materials Co., Ltd.

Porous silicon relaxation medium for dislocation free cmos devices

a method for forming cmos devices includes masking a first portion of a tensile-strained silicon layer of a soi substrate, doping a second portion of the layer outside the first portion and growing an undoped silicon layer on the doped portion and the first portion. The undoped silicon layer becomes tensile-strained.
International Business Machines Corporation

Sound masking in open-plan spaces using natural sounds

a system, method and program product for generating sound masking in an open-plan space. A method is disclosed that includes: establishing a set of acoustic criteria for the space that specifies minimum output levels at a set of specified frequencies; mixing sound samples to create an audio output stream for use as sound masking when broadcast over at least one speaker using a power amplifier; and processing the audio output stream, wherein the processing includes: analyzing the audio output stream with a spectrum analyzer to determine if the minimum output levels at the set of specified frequencies are met; and level adjusting the audio output stream with an equalizer to ensure that minimum output levels at the set of specified frequencies are met but do not exceed a given threshold above the minimum level..
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Lateral cathotomy and cantholysis simulation device

the lateral canthotomy and cantholysis simulation device of the present invention includes a base with a depression to receive a simulated eye, a skin covering, and a plug having a plug head and a plug band that is removably attached to the base under said skin covering, where the band is under tension between the first end and the second end to simulate a canthal tendon. The plug band is pulled through an opening formed into the skin covering and an opening formed into the base.

Systems to monitor proximity of body portions relative to an environment

a system embodiment includes, but is not limited to, a device, including: a deformable substrate configured to conform to a skin surface; a sensor assembly including a proximity sensor configured to generate one or more sense signals associated with a proximity of an environmental object relative to the body portion; circuitry configured to receive the one or more sense signals; and a reporting device configured to generate one or more communication signals associated with one or more of the environmental object or the proximity of the environmental object relative to the body portion responsive to instruction by the circuitry; and an external device communicatively coupled with the device, the external device configured to at least one of receive the one or more communication signals from the device or transmit one or more communication signals associated with environmental object characteristics to the device.. .
Elwha Llc

System and lesion analysis and recommendation of screening checkpoints for reduced risk of skin cancer

a method for image analysis comprises receiving one or more current images of a lesion from a body of a person, wherein the one or more current images are electronically captured by and transmitted from a capture device, and analyzing the one or more current images, wherein the analyzing comprises performing image processing to compare the one or more current images captured at a first time to one or more previous images of the lesion captured at a second time prior to the first time, and determining at least one difference between the one or more current images and the one or more previous images based on the comparing. The method further comprises determining a probability that the lesion will become diseased based on the analysis, and recommending a time for a future image capture of the lesion and/or a consultation with a practitioner based on the determined probability..
Molemap Nz Ltd.

Method and device for determining vital parameters

a method for determining vital parameters of a human body using a device with at least one optical recording unit and a computing unit includes the following steps: recording a sequence of individual image data of a single limited area of the skin of the human body using the optical recording unit; evaluating the image data, including determining a pulse wave transit time; and determining vital parameters of the human body from the image data using the computing unit. Further, a device determines vital parameters.
Kenkou Gmbh

Structure-preserving composite model for skin lesion segmentation

a structure-preserving composite model for skin lesion segmentation includes partitioning a dermoscopic image into superpixels at a first scale. Each superpixel is a vertex on a graph defined by color coordinates and spatial coordinates, and represents a number of pixels of the dermoscopic image according to the first scale.
International Business Machines Corporation

Skin lesion segmentation using deep convolution networks guided by local unsupervised learning

computing a confidence score function f according to {circumflex over (f)}=arg min(ftlf+μ∥f−y∥2); and integrating the confidence score function f with the pixelwise prediction scores to produce a final segmentation of the dermoscopic image into lesion and background areas.. .

Systems and user interfaces for determination of electro magnetically identified lesions as included in medical images of differing perspectives

systems and techniques are disclosed for determination of lesions identified in medical images of differing perspectives. One of the methods includes obtaining images of a breast of a patient, each image being from a perspective, wherein the images include at least a first image and a second image.
D.r. Systems, Inc.

Detection of outlier lesions based on extracted features from skin images

a method for image analysis comprises receiving one or more images of a plurality of lesions captured from a body of a person, extracting one or more features of the plurality of lesions from the one or more images, analyzing the extracted one or more features, wherein the analyzing comprises determining a distance between at least two lesions with respect to the extracted one or more features, and determining whether any of the plurality of lesions is an outlier based on the analyzing.. .
Molemap Nz Ltd.

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium

an image processing apparatus that provides privacy protection and monitoring acquires a background image and a captured image, extracts an object region corresponding to a predetermined object from the captured image, sets a masking color based on color information about the background image, and masks the extracted object region based on the masking color.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

System and context-based driver monitoring

the disclosure provides electronic systems and methods for monitoring and improving driver behaviour. Driver maneuver data is obtained and used along with contextual data in order to determine enhanced estimates of driver and route riskiness.
International Business Machines Corporation

Generating solution keyword tag clouds based on support forum post analytics

generating a solution keyword tag cloud is provided. Keywords are identified in a question asking how to resolve an issue experienced by a user with a product.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and apparatus of tracking time worked in a multi-tasking environment

a method and apparatus of maintaining time information for a multi-tasking customer service agent is disclosed. One example method of operation may include maintaining time information allocated to a plurality of tasks.
Kaseya Limited

Integrated multitasking interface for telecommunication sessions

the techniques disclosed herein enable participants of a teleconference session to access the functionality of a number of task-related program modules while maintaining engagement with aspects of a teleconference session within a single user interface. For example, a session participant can access files, various chat discussions, various channels, calendars, emails, an operating system desktop, and other functionality of a computing device while viewing one or more video streams of a teleconference session within a unified graphical user interface.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method for application of an overgrowth layer on a germ layer

a method for applying a masked overgrowth layer onto a seed layer for producing semiconductor components, characterized in that a mask for masking the overgrowth layer is imprinted onto the seed layer.. .
Ev Group E. Thallner Gmbh

Non-invasive automatic monitoring of pet animal's core temperature

a system, device and method monitoring whether a core temperature of a warm-blooded pet animal is within a normal range for the pet animal comprises a sensing assembly including (i) a skin temperature sensor positioned such that a sensing surface of the skin temperature sensor faces the animal, the skin temperature sensor configured to produce a skin temperature output, (ii) an ambient temperature sensor spaced away from the animal and configured to produce an ambient temperature output, and (iii) an accelerometer for sensing an acceleration of the pet animal and producing an acceleration output; and a processor for receiving the outputs, calculating an activity level from the acceleration data and determining whether the core temperature of the pet animal is within the normal range based on a pre-defined function relating the skin temperature ts, the ambient temperature ta, and the activity level of the pet animal.. .
Petpace Ltd.

Expandable sockets for use with portable media players

an expandable socket for attachment to a portable media player or a portable media player case. The expandable socket generally includes a platform, a skin coupled to the platform, a button coupled to the skin opposite the platform, and a biasing element.
Popsockets Llc

Fan nacelle trailing edge

a fan nacelle, a gas turbine engine cell assembly, and an aircraft are provided. The fan nacelle includes a fan duct skin arranged in a fan duct to direct airflow from the fan of a turbofan engine toward a fan nozzle.
The Boeing Company

Membrane stirling engine

the invention relates to a membrane stirling engine. The inventors propose a membrane stirling engine, with working gas, with a hot part and with a cold part, where the working gas of the stirling engine is found both in its hot part as well as its cold part in the membrane skins, which have two ends, whereby they are closed on one end hermetically and on the other end they are open, where they lead into the hot or cold space of a regenerator chamber with their open end tightly sealed..

Green kinetic device for balancing building temperature in different conditions

an improved double skin facade system for buildings is disclosed. In one embodiment, the double skin facade system is a multi-functional device that can be used in a variety of ways to provide heat, produce and store solar and wind electricity, take advantage of natural and biological properties of plants, and provide cooling and natural ventilation.

Partial plating resin part of vehicle and plated resin part of vehicle using the same

a partial plating method for a resin part of a vehicle may include a masking step of applying masking paint on an injection molded product made of a plastic resin to divide the injection molded product into a plating area on which a metal component is to be plated and a non-plating area on which the metal component is not to be plated, an etching step of etching the masked injection molded product in an etching solution to elute some components of the resin from the plating area, and an electroplating step of electroplating the etched injection molded product in a plating bath.. .
Samshin Chemical Co., Ltd.

Partial plating automobile resin part and automobile resin part plated by using the same

a partial plating method of an automobile resin part may include a painting step of partially applying masking paint for plating on one side surface of an injection molded automobile resin product to form a painting portion where the masking paint for plating is applied and a non-painting portion where the masking paint for plating is not applied, and a wet electroplating step of attaching a current electrode for wet electroplating on the non-painting portion and performing the wet electroplating to form a plating layer on the entire surface of the automobile resin part except for the painting portion.. .
Samshin Chemical Co., Ltd.

Isolation and cultivation of stem/progenitor cells from the amniotic membrane of umbilical cord and uses of cells differentiated therefrom

the present invention relates to a method of promoting skin rejuvenation in a subject. The method comprises administering to the subject an effective amount of a cellular extract of epithelial or mesenchymal stem/progenitor cells isolated from the amniotic membrane of the umbilical cord, wherein the cellular extract contains growth factors and peptides and is in the form of a supernatant into which the epithelial or mesenchymal stem/progenitor cells secrete the growth factors and peptides..
Cellresearch Corporation Pte Ltd.

Crash pad for vehicle and manufacturing method thereof

the present invention relates to a crash pad for a vehicle and a manufacturing method thereof. In one embodiment, the method for manufacturing the crash pad for the vehicle comprises a step of injecting a skin foam-forming composition between a lower mold having a color coating layer formed thereon and an upper mold having a core layer formed thereon, foaming the injected skin foam-forming composition to form a skin foam layer, wherein the color coating layer is formed by applying the color coating composition to the inside surface of the lower mold and curing the applied color coating composition..
Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.

Hydrogen sulfide precursors and conjugates thereof

the present invention provides methods of forming hydrogen sulfide. The methods include contacting a precursor compound with an unmasking agent; wherein the precursor compound comprises a hydrogen sulfide releasing moiety and a masked nucleophile; and wherein the contacting is conducted under conditions sufficient for cyclization of the precursor compound via lactone or lactam formation; thereby releasing hydrogen sulfide from the precursor compound.
Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc

Welded deck seam skin pontoon internal floating roof

an internal floating roof for a storage tank includes a rim, a first plurality of girders, including a first girder, a second plurality of girders, including a second girder, a deck sheet, a first cap channel, a second cap channel, and a pontoon coupled to the first girder. The first plurality of girders extend in a first direction across the rim, wherein the first plurality of girders comprises a first girder.
Hmt Llc

Skin packaging machine

a skin packaging machine in which a first continuous film and a second continuous and thermoplastic film above the first film are supplied in a forward direction of the machine. The machine includes a sealing station configured for receiving both films, and it comprises an upper tool pressing on the films to seal them to one another, with a closed holding contour delimiting the area of said films being sealed.
Ulma Packaging Technological Center, S. Coop.

Composite vehicle body

a vehicle body may have an internal skeleton forming a wing shape and a fuselage shape, and a skin fabricated in-situ over the internal skeleton. The skin may include a matrix material, and a plurality of continuous fibers at least partially coated with the matrix material.
Cc3d Llc

Composite vehicle body

a vehicle body may have an internal skeleton, and a skin fabricated in-situ over the internal skeleton. The internal skeleton may be fabricated via a first additive manufacturing system.
Cc3d Llc

Structure and foam-injection molding including el sheet

provided is a structure of foam-injection molding including an el sheet. The structure includes: a base material; an electro luminescence (el) sheet which is able to emit a light, and which is disposed on an upper side of the base material; a foam layer disposed on an upper side of the el sheet; and a skin layer disposed on an upper side of the foam layer..
Seoyon E-hwa Co., Ltd.

Temporary tattoo label and system

a system for a temporary tattoo that includes: a label; a transfer film integrated within the label, wherein the transfer film is adapted for removal from the label; and an insignia on the transfer film, where the insignia is adapted for transfer onto a user's skin. The insignia relates to a marketing label or logo associated with the label..

Thermal transfer sheet, producing thermal transfer sheet, thermal transfer image-receiving sheet, producing thermal transfer image-receiving sheet, forming printed product, and printed product

in a thermal transfer sheet in which a transfer layer is provided on a substrate, the transfer layer has a layered structure in which a receiving layer, an intermediate layer, and a masking layer are layered in this order from the side of the substrate, the receiving layer is a solvent-based receiving layer containing a solvent-based resin and a silicone oil, the intermediate layer is a water-based intermediate layer containing a water-based resin, and the masking layer is a solvent-based masking layer containing a solvent-based resin and a colorant.. .
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

Masking and de-masking systems and processes

an automated masking system includes a substrate loading apparatus designed to hold a plurality of substrates, a first masking material application station designed to automatically apply a first masking material to a portion of the substrate, and a second masking material application station designed to automatically apply a second masking material to a portion of the substrate, the second masking material being different than the first masking material. The system includes a first dispensing apparatus and a second dispensing apparatus that move relative to the substrate in a repeatable motion.
Hzo, Inc.

Isogrid stiffening elements

some embodiments are directed to an apparatus, such as a panel that might be appropriate for aircraft or space vehicle fuel tanks. According to some embodiments, a plurality of stiffening elements may be attached to a matrix stiffened laminate skin and arranged in an isogrid pattern.

Composite vehicle body

a vehicle body may have an internal skeleton, and a skin formed over the internal skeleton. The skin may include a matrix material, and a plurality of continuous fibers encased within the matrix material.
Cc3d Llc

Skin engaging member comprising ethylene vinyl acetate

a skin engaging member suitable for use in a hair removal device, said skin engaging member comprising ethyl vinyl acetate such that the water soluble domains formed in the skin engaging member are smaller than 600 μm in maximum diameter.. .
The Gillette Company Llc

Masking device

a masking device for covering a masking area. The masking device includes a first member, a second member, and a third member.
Engineered Products And Services, Inc.

Methods for fixing hair and skin

compositions, kits, and methods for repairing bonds, for example, disulfide bonds, in hair or on the skin are disclosed. The compositions provide improved conditioning benefit for dry hair or moisturize the skin.
Liqwd, Inc.

Band transducer ultrasound therapy

embodiments of a dermatological cosmetic treatment and/or imaging system and method can include use of transducer to create a linear thermal treatment zone at a focal depth to form a band shaped treatment area. The system can include one or more ultrasound transducers, a cylindrical transduction element, an imaging element, a hand wand, a removable transducer module, a control module, and/or graphical user interface.
Ulthera, Inc.

External pulse generator device and associated methods for trial nerve stimulation

systems and methods for providing a trial neurostimulation to a patient for assessing suitability of a permanently implanted neurostimulation are provided herein. In one aspect, a trial neurostimulation system includes an epg patch adhered to a skin surface of a patient and connected to a lead extending through a percutaneous incission to a target tissue location.
Axonics Modulation Technologies, Inc.

A wet/dry convertible electrode and use

the present disclosure pertains to an electrode configured to provide electrical contact with skin of a subject. The electrode is a convertible electrode configured to function as a dry electrode and/or as a wet electrode according to the desired configuration.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Method and temporarily anchoring sensory nerve stimulator (sns) leads to the skin of a patient during sns trialing and/or for temporarily anchoring other elongated flexible elements to the skin of a patient

a novel method and apparatus for securing an object to a patient. In one form of the invention, the object comprises a sensory nerve stimulator (sns) lead.
Anchor Innovation Medical, Inc.

Methods and systems for reducing sound sensitivities and improving auditory processing, behavioral state regulation and social engagement behaviors

various embodiments are described herein to reduce sound sensitivities, improve state regulation, and/or reduce auditory processing and social engagement deficits in individuals with such deficiencies by recruiting the anti-masking functions of the middle ear muscles in order to optimize the transfer function of the middle ear for the processing of human speech. In certain embodiments, an individual may be subjected to a training protocol comprising one or more training sessions.
Polyvagal Science Llc

Electromechanical manipulating device for medical needle and syringe with sensory biofeedback and pain suppression capability

a medication delivering injector having electrical sensor pads in communication with a microcontroller such that contact with the patient's skin and the angle at which the injector is held against the skin and the steadiness with which the injector is being held can be ascertained. A haptic vibrator and audio speaker produce a vibration which is variable in pitch in such a manner that biofeedback is provided to the injector user as to the pressure, angle and steadiness with which they are holding the injector.

Mesenchymal stem cells-hydrogel-biodegradable or mesenchymal stem cells-hydrogel-nondegradable support composition for alleviating or improving epidermolysis bullosa

provided are a composition and a sheet, including a mesenchymal stem cells-hydrogel-biodegradable support or a mesenchymal stem cells-hydrogel-nondegradable support and a preparing method thereof. More specifically, in the sheet including a mesenchymal stem cells-hydrogel-biodegradable support or a mesenchymal stem cells-hydrogel-nondegradable support according to the present invention, the high-active mesenchymal stem cells may be applied to a wounded part of a patient with epidermolysis bullosa as it is without isolation using proteases, and in the culturing, an extracellular matrix such as collagen, laminin, fibronectin, and elastin secreted from the mesenchymal stem cells is wholly present on the hydrogel to have an advantageous effect that skin reproduction and re-epithelization abilities are significantly excellent as compared with conventional dressing agents used for epidermolysis bullosa..
Anterogen Co., Ltd

Scaffold for skin tissue engineering and a synthesizing thereof

the embodiments herein disclose a method of fabricating composite scaffolds for skin tissue regeneration. The methacrylated hyaluronic acid (hama) and methacrylated gelatin (gelma) are synthesized.

Composition for antioxidation and improvement of skin conditions

the present invention provides an antioxidant composition and/or a composition for improving skin conditions, which contain, as active ingredients, probiotics and vitamin c. The composition containing probiotics and vitamin c as active ingredients according to the present invention can exhibit a synergistic effect on the activation of antioxidant enzyme, thereby exhibiting an antioxidant effect and a skin condition improving effect.
Cell Biotech Co., Ltd.

Compositions and methods for treating skin conditions

the present invention provides a composition comprising: a. A water-based polymer emulsion from 10 wt % to 90 wt % of the composition; and b.

Skin-penetrating formulation of taurolidine

a composition comprising: hydrolysable taurolidine; and a hydrolysable lipophilic excipient; wherein the hydrolysable taurolidine is contained within the hydrolysable lipophilic excipient.. .
Cormedix Inc.

Composition and treating skin conditions

compositions and methods for treatment of conditions affecting skin and/or mucosal surfaces of a subject that make use of an imidazoquinoline compound and a retinoid agent are described.. .
442 Ventures, Llc

Topical compositions comprising polyunsaturated fatty acids

or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, or solvate thereof, for use in treating various skin disorders.. .

Stem cell compositions for cosmetic and dermatologic use

disclosed herein are cosmetic or dermatologic compositions containing stem cell secreted proteins and fetuin that, in an effective amount, enhance appearance of photo-damaged, or aged, skin.. .
Neostem Oncology, Llc

Compositions of cosmetic, personal care and skin care products derived from lipid feedstocks and methods to produce the same

lipid compositions derived from a solvent-extracted distillers oil of a dry grind ethanol process and lipid compositions included in cosmetic products, personal care products, skin care products, nutraceuticals, bio fuels, bio-lubricants, oleo chemicals, nutritional products, other bio-products, and animal feed compositions. Concentrations of lipid components..
Valicor, Inc.

Water in oil emulsion providing skin mattity and true color

the present invention relates to a water-in-oil cosmetic composition containing at least one hydrophobically treated powder, at least two mattifying powders, at least one silicone resin, and at least one oil absorbing powder, which impart true color and mattity, while also reducing dullness, whiteness, and/or ashiness of the keratinous substrate, in particular skin, to which they have been applied.. .
L'orÉal

Soluble microneedle for delivering proteins or peptides

the present invention relates to a skin administration system capable of ensuring the stability of peptides or proteins and enhancing the delivery rate of peptides or proteins through the skin and, more particularly, to a microneedle comprising peptides or proteins.. .
Lg Household & Health Care Ltd.

Wet skin moisturizer product

a wet skin moisturizer (wsm) composition, in the form of an oil-in-water emulsion, contains the following components: a cationic emulsifier (such as behentrimonium chloride), a skin conditioner component (such as behenamidopropyl dimethylamine), and a block copolymer which comprises at least one segment derived from a thermoplastic monomer chosen from thermoplastic monomers, thermoplastic comonomers and mixtures thereof (such as a mixture of ethylene/propylene/styrene copolymer and butylene/ethylene/styrene copolymer). This composition is applied to previously-wetted skin following a shower or bath, after which the moisturized skin is dried.
Kao Usa Inc.

Cosmetic compositions containing quinones and their topical use on skin and hair

described are compositions containing quinones that show activity in enhance dna repair and/or prevent damage to dna. The quinones are thymoquinone, lapachol, myrtucommulone c, or mixtures thereof, and can be formulated into cosmetic compositions for topical administration to a subject in need thereof.
Cornell University

Skin enhancing compositions and methods

the present invention relates to compositions and methods for treating and/or preventing chronic- or uv-induced photodamage in the skin as well as damage to the skin caused by chronological aging and disease. Specifically, select aryl alkanones have been found to induce/produce a number of beneficial effects in the skin and skin processes by elevating the skin's defense against uv-induced damage and reversing skin photo- and/or chronological damage in the extracellular matrix (ecm) and dermal-epidermal junction (dej), up-regulating tissue inhibitory metalloproteases, reducing oxidative stress, inhibiting activity of matrix metalloproteases, and protecting dna..
Sytheon Limited

Sunscreen compositions

the present disclosure relates to compositions which provide uv protection to the skin when applied. In certain embodiments, the present disclosure comprises one or more mineral sunscreens formulas..
Australian Gold, Llc

Topical sunscreen composition, preparation, and use thereof

a topical sunscreen composition includes metal oxide sunscreen particles, polylactic acid, and a cosmetic carrier in which the metal oxide sunscreen particles and polylactic acid are dispersed. A method of preparing a topical sunscreen composition includes dispersing metal oxide sunscreen particles and polylactic acid in a cosmetic carrier.
Cyberderm Laboratories Inc.

Absorbent liquid skin cleanser

an absorbent liquid skin cleanser includes a quantity of hollow cellulose particles, a quantity of absorbent minerals, and a quantity of surfactants to remove oil, dirt, and grease from the skin of a user through absorption. The quantity of hollow cellulose particles, the quantity of absorbent minerals, and the quantity of surfactants are suspended in a quantity of water as a transfer medium.

Antiperspirant composition with improved skin feeling

the present invention concerns antiperspirant agents which contain, in an aqueous or aqueous-alcoholic carrier, antiperspirant aluminum salts in combination with a selected alkyl(oligo)glucoside, a selected dialkylether and a glycerine ester. The antiperspirant agents have improved cosmetic features, more particularly a reduced sticky effect on the skin..
Henkel Ag & Co. Kgaa

Deodorant composition and deodorant product comprising a deodorant composition

the present invention relates to a cosmetic composition which is an antiperspirant and/or deodorant fluid composition to be applied to the human skin, the composition being a non-aluminum based fluid composition free from alcohols and oils, comprising sodium or potassium bicarbonate as the essential deodorizing agent.. .
Fotkultur MalmÖ Ab

Foamable sunscreen formulation

the present application relates to sunscreen formulations, including foamable sunscreen formulations, that comprise zinc oxide and titanium dioxide particles, suitably in the size range of about 1-100 nm. The compositions suitably produce a minimal residual whitening effect when applied to a skin surface..
Fallien Cosmeceuticals, Ltd.

Leave-on type aerosol cosmetic composition

provided is an aerosol cosmetic composition including carbon dioxide as a propellant and containing at least one ingredient selected from vegetable oil, animal oil and a fatty acid, or an aerosol cosmetic composition further including an alkaline ingredient. The aerosol cosmetic composition causes little skin irritation and can be formulated into a leave-on type formulation which allows direct absorption of a cosmetic product into the skin, and emits little odor unique to the content upon spraying and can provide a glossy foam shape by virtue of the incorporation of carbon dioxide as a propellant..
Cosmax, Inc.

Wearable situational stress management device

an electrical discharge device including an array of spring-load electrical contacts, said contacts electrically coupled to a multiplexer and a programmable power supply; a processor, said processor coupled to the power supply and the multiplexer; a memory, coupled to said processor, said memory including non-transitory, processor instructions operable to direct the processor to perform a method including measuring relative resistance between each pair of said electrical contacts, and applying a pre-determined electrical discharge to a pair of the electrical contacts in response to said measuring. Embodiment includes applying at least a portion of the electrical contacts to human skin substantially near an acupoint wherein said pair of electrical contacts is the pair having the least resistance between them..
Mindframers, Inc.

Apparatus and associated methodologies for creating a stoma

a guide apparatus for facilitating formation of a stoma includes a guide having an outer flange segment arranged about a central longitudinal axis and an insert segment. The flange segment is configured for engaging end margins of a body vessel extending through an opening in skin of a subject, and defines a plurality of apertures.
Covidien Lp

Ostomy device

disclosed is an ostomy device with an adhesive wafer for attachment to a skin surface of a user and a collecting bag for collecting output from a stoma. The collecting bag is connected to the adhesive wafer, and the adhesive wafer has a through-going hole for accommodating the stoma of the user.
Coloplast A/s

System and methods for closing a fascial opening

a system and method for closing a fascial opening is disclosed. The system may include a strap that may be locked into each of a pair of anchors placed anterior to a muscle and on opposite sides of a fascial opening, one or more delivery tubes for delivering the anchors, and a needle for pulling the strap into each anchor.

System and microablation of tissue

the present invention generally relates to the field of laser treatment of tissue, and particularly, to a system and method for creating microablated channels in skin. The present invention is more particularly directed to treating subsurface tissue through the created channels..
Lumenis Ltd

Method for setting a cutting distance between a laser beam and a skin surface in a laser shaving device

the present application relates to a method for setting a cutting distance (δlaser skip opt(z)) between a laser beam (14) and a skin surface (5) in a laser shaving device (1), said laser shaving device having a laser deactivation threshold (δlaser_skin_opt(z)), said method comprising: operating an optical system (12) to generate the laser beam; determining a skin variation value (σ) indicative of the variation in the distance of the skin surface from a reference point; determining a cutting distance between said laser beam and the skin surface in dependence on at least the laser deactivation threshold and said skin variation value; and adjusting said optical system to locate the laser beam in dependence on said determined cutting distance. Determining the said skin variation value comprises the steps of generating information indicative of an ideal skin surface (yskin(z)) and the distances from said ideal skin surface that said skin surface is; and determining a standard deviation of said skin surface distance from said ideal skin surface..
Koninklijke Phiilps N.v.

Joint repair system

a minimally invasive tissue incision system for creating joint capsulotomies and releasing/incising various tendon and fibrous band structures. The system contains a penetrating needle which is retractable so as to expose a cutting element, and which may be used as a penetrating needle to pierce the skin and other soft tissue structures.
Coracoid Solutions, Llc

Intraosseous access device

an access device configured for inserting an intraosseous catheter into an interior portion of a bone is disclosed. In one embodiment, an intraosseous access device is disclosed, comprising a device body, a trocar needle included with the device body, and an intraosseous catheter removably disposed on the trocar needle.
C. R. Bard, Inc.

Microneedle-beauty device using sound wave vibration

a microneedle skin care device includes a housing having a predetermined space formed therein; a sound wave module disposed inside the housing to provide sound wave vibration; a microneedle assembly configured to receive vibration of the sound wave module and vibrate in front and rear directions, the microneedle assembly having microneedles disposed at a front end; and a needle tip coupled to the front end of the microneedle assembly and having through-holes through which the microneedles selectively pass through formed corresponding to the microneedles.. .
Evosonics Co., Ltd.

Surgical needle relocating orbital fat

provided is a surgical needle apparatus for relocating orbital fat. The apparatus includes a body part having a circular-arc shape, sharp needle parts formed on both ends of the body part, and a thread connecting part formed on a side of the body part, thread being connected to the thread connecting part.

Image guided catheters and methods of use

an interventional medical device is provided that incorporates a forward-directed ultrasound or optical coherence tomography imaging system that is replaceable depending on how close the device is to the target site for a given medical procedure, the device and system integrated into a single minimally invasive device comprising a first probe housing, needle guide assembly and sheath, a sleeve lock for closing a normally open needle channel of a needle guide of the first distal assembly and a second probe and cable housing assembly locked to the first distal probe housing, needle guide assembly and sheath by a locking tab. The probe and cable housing assembly may comprise a linear phased ultrasound array and an accelerometer for orienting an image produced by the device with the gravitational field of the earth.
Perceptive Navigation, Llc

Elasticity evaluation apparatus, elasticity evaluation method, and elasticity evaluation program

provided are an elasticity evaluation apparatus, an elasticity evaluation method, and a non-transitory computer readable recording medium storing an elasticity evaluation program capable of easily evaluating elasticity of the skin with high accuracy. A skin index calculation part calculates existing amount of gloss portions of a skin in a captured image and existing amount of wrinkle portions of the skin in the captured image as skin evaluation indexes, and an elasticity evaluation part evaluates elasticity of a facial skin of a test subject on the basis of the skin evaluation indexes calculated by the skin index calculation part..
Fujifilm Corporation

Transcutaneous analyte sensor systems and methods

sensor systems can be used to measure an analyte concentration. Sensor systems can include a base having a distal side configured to face towards a person's skin.
Dexcom, Inc.

Transcutaneous analyte sensor systems and methods

sensor systems can be used to measure an analyte concentration. Sensor systems can include a base having a distal side configured to face towards a person's skin.
Dexcom, Inc.

Apparatus and measuring biological component

an apparatus and method for measuring a biological component are provided. The apparatus may include a spectrum data acquirer configured to acquire spectrum data of a user by emitting light to a skin of the user and detecting the light reflected from the skin, and a processor configured to extract a user characteristic signal from the acquired spectrum data using a background signal and a first unit component spectrum and generate a second unit component spectrum personalized to the user by updating the first unit component spectrum based on the user characteristic signal..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Wrist rigidity assessment device for use in deep brain stimulation surgery

it is disclosed an articulation rigidity assessment device for assessing the rigidity of the articulation when a bending motion is imposed to a limb of said articulation around a predetermined rotation axis of the articulation, said device comprising: a one-axis angular velocity sensor for attaching to said limb such that the axis of measurement is parallel to the axis of rotation of the imposed bending motion; a data processor configured to process the signal of the angular velocity sensor and to distinguish between non-rigid and rigid states of the articulation using the processed angular velocity signal. The articulation may be the wrist articulation of the patient and the limb is the respective hand.
Inesc Tec - Instituto De Engenharia De Sistemas E Computadores, Tecnologia E CiÊncia

Ocular micro tremor (omt) sensor, system and method

an eye sensor, system and method for measuring fixational eye movements of an individual's eyeball (e.g., ocular microtremors and microsaccades) to provide a variable voltage biosignal for measuring the individual's brain stem activity. The eye sensor comprises a sensor mounted on the individual's closed or opened eyelid so as to be deflected by the fixational eye movements of the eyeball.
Brainstem Biometrics, Inc.

Ring-shaped skin sensor

a sensory-and-logic system includes a ring-shaped, electrically-conductive skin sensor sized and shaped to form an electrical connection with human skin, and an electrical component surrounded by the ring-shaped, electrically-conductive skin sensor.. .
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Dry electrode for bio-potential and skin impedance sensing and use

an electrode configured to provide electrical contact with skin of a subject is provided. The electrode includes an electrode body configured to be removably coupled with the skin of the subject and to receive electrical signals from and/or transmit electrical signals to the skin of the subject, and an electrical coupling that facilitates coupling the electrode to an external computing system.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Physiological signal collection apparatus and performance monitoring apparatus incorporating same

a physiological signal collection electrode comprises a signal collection pad having a skin contact portion, a signal output pad and an elongate bridging portion interconnecting the signal collection pad and the signal output pad. The signal collection pad, the signal output portion and the bridging portion are integrally molded of a flexible, conductive and resilient material.
Dayton Technologies Limited

Blood pressure signal acquisition using a pressure sensor array

a system and method for blood pressure signal acquisition using a pressure sensor array. A solution is provided for a non-inflatable, non-invasive, continuous blood pressure waveform and blood pressure acquisition system.
Guardlyff S.a.

Layered and multi-sectional pulse wave sensors and use thereof

an apparatus includes a wearable sensor structure that includes multiple individual sensor units placed in a row. Each individual sensor unit includes a first portion to contact a surface of skin under which arteries and/or veins are to be located, and a second portion that contacts the first portion and is configured to have a capacitance.
International Business Machines Corporation

Insert imaging device for surgical procedures

insertable imaging devices, and methods of use thereof in minimally invasive medical procedures, are described. In some embodiments, insertable imaging devices are described that can be introduced and removed from an access port without disturbing or risking damage to internal tissue.
Synaptive Medical (barbados) Inc

Wire-free monitoring device for acquiring, processing and transmitting physiological signals

embodiments of the present disclosure relate to an electrode device to acquire, process and transmit physiological signals. The device eliminates the need for inconvenient wires attached at different locations on patient's body.
Monitra Healthcare Private Limited

Applicator having improved contents transfer ability

the present invention relates to a cosmetic composition applicator comprising a urethane foam obtained by foaming a polyurethane, wherein the urethane foam has a structure comprising a membrane structure and a net structure. According to the present invention, the cosmetic composition applicator has improved transfer ability due to the simple absorption and discharge of a cosmetic composition and, simultaneously, can smoothly apply a cosmetic composition to the skin without caking..
Amorepacific Corporation

Capskinz and methods of using same

a headwear apparatus for covering and protecting an article of headwear such as a cap, including an article of headwear having a head receiving portion sized to receive the head of a user when the headwear is worn by the user, a forward extending visor portion attached to the head receiving portion, and a sweat band portion located around a periphery of the head receiving portion; and a protective headwear cover that covers and protects the article of headwear, wherein the protective headwear cover further includes a protective headwear cover head receiving portion operatively attached to a protective headwear cover visor portion, wherein the protective headwear cover head receiving portion is located over the head receiving portion and the protective headwear cover visor portion is located over the visor portion, and an adjustable band located around a periphery of the protective headwear cover head receiving portion and adjacent to the protective headwear cover visor portion such that the adjustable band is located adjacent to the sweat band portion.. .

Controlling underwear garments

the invention herein discloses a full-coverage-controlling undergarment configured to extend from above the navel up to the mid torso, even up to about below the breast region, to below the creases where a leg of a wearer joins the abdomen in front and below the buttocks in the rear. As part of the undergarment, front leg-hole defining edges are configured with a shallow arc adapted to enable the pair of front leg-hole defining edges to run along a natural crease where a leg of a wearer joins the abdomen.
Washington State University

Turtle basking platform

a basking platform for reptiles and amphibians, in particular turtles, includes at least one portion of the platform elevated from the water to allow for basking, a floatation device to elevate the platform and ensure stability, at least one ramp partially submerged in the water to allow for reptiles and amphibians to climb on, a textured coating to allow easier grip, and at least one anchor to secure the platform in position.. .

Small molecule inhibitors of trpa1

the present invention relates to the use of compounds which are capable of attenuating skin irritation when they are applied to the skin. Skin irritation can be caused, inter alia, by ingredients of cosmetic or pharmaceutical compositions and/or environmental irritants.
Lazzeri Società Agricola A R.l.

Earpiece employing cooling and sensation inducing materials

the disclosure is related to compositions having an elastomer and phase change materials, materials having an ability to provide one or more sensations upon contact with a person's skin, or a combination thereof. The compositions are suitable for use in earpieces such as in-ear earpieces..
Bose Corporation

Protective cover for electrostatic chuck

in embodiments, manufacturing a protective cover for an electrostatic chuck comprises coating a top surface and side walls of a conductive wafer with a plasma resistant ceramic, masking an inner region of a bottom surface of the conductive wafer, coating inner region of the bottom surface with the plasma resistant ceramic, and grinding the inner region of the bottom surface to a flatness of less than approximately 300 microns. In embodiments, a protective cover is manufactured by a process comprising applying a mask to an outer perimeter of a bottom surface of a plasma resistant ceramic wafer, coating the bottom surface of the plasma resistant ceramic wafer with an electrically conductive layer, and removing the mask, wherein an inner region of the bottom surface of the plasma resistant ceramic wafer is coated with the conductive layer..
Applied Materials, Inc.

Telemedicine referral platform

a method for telemedicine referral implemented on a computer is provided. The computer includes a server and a data storage device in communication with the server.
Idoc24 Inc.

Skin stretch instrument

a sensor records information about skin stretch perceived by a user based on an interaction with a real object. The sensor includes a mechanical housing configured to be worn on a finger of a user, and a mechanism coupled to the mechanical housing.
Oculus Vr, Llc

Electronic device and manufacturing same

provided are an electronic device employing a polymer nanosheet, having an electronic element and a conductive wiring that are connected to each other in a solder-free manner, and exhibiting a high conformability and adhesiveness to an object for attaching including a biological tissue such as skin; and a method for manufacturing the same. The electronic device includes the electronic element; and the polymer nanosheet adhering to the electronic element.
Waseda University

Arrangement for determining the moisture of an object

an arrangement for determining the moisture of an object, in particular the moisture of human skin, has an electrically insulating carrier layer onto which the following units are applied: at least two electrodes, in particular interdigital electrodes, which are arranged on a first face of the carrier layer; a digital capacitance measuring device, to which the electrodes are connected; an nfc transponder which comprises an antenna and to which the measurement results of the capacitance measuring device are supplied in order to be forwarded wirelessly via the antenna, wherein the nfc transponder and the capacitance measuring device are arranged in the same chip in particular; and a shielding, which lies on the carrier layer face opposite the first face and which is connected to system ground of the capacitance measuring device in particular.. .
Ait Austrian Institute Of Technology Gmbh

Hyper-spectral image measurement device and calibration method therefor, photographing module and device for skin diagnosis, skin diagnosis method, and skin image processing method

in one aspect, a hyperspectral image measurement device is provided to include: a main body; an illumination module disposed in the main body and including leds having different peak wavelengths to irradiate light to a subject; a camera disposed on the main body and receiving light reflected from the subject to acquire an image of the subject; a barrel having a contact surface contacting the subject, the contact surface located to be spaced apart from the illumination module and the camera module by a predetermined distance; and a reference cover located on the contact surface and including a standard reflection layer for reflecting light irradiated from the illumination module toward the camera module.. .
Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd.

Thermal bond non-woven fabric containing cyclic olefin resin

a non-woven fabric that absorbs only a small amount of volatile low molecular weight compound, and that has good texture when used as a non-woven fabric that makes contact with human skin. This thermal bond non-woven fabric containing cyclic olefin resin includes at least: fibers (a) containing at least 50 mass % of a cyclic olefin resin (a1) having a glass transition temperature tga1° c.; and fibers (b) containing at least 10 mass % of either a cyclic olefin resin (b1) having a glass transition temperature tgb1° c., or a crystalline thermoplastic resin (b2) having a melting point mpb2° c.; the fibers (a) and the fibers (b) being heat-spliced together; wherein tga1>tgb1 or tga1>mpb2, and either the difference between the glass transition temperature tga1° c.
Polyplastics Co., Ltd.

Mitochondrial mutations and rearrangements as a diagnostic tool for the detection of sun exposure, prostate cancer and other cancers

mitochondrial dna deletions useful for the detection of cancers and sun exposure are provided. In particular, methods and kits for detecting mitochondrial dna deletions for the early detection, diagnosis and progression of prostate cancer, sun exposure and non-melonoma skin cancer are provided..
Mdna Life Sciences Inc.

Method of inducing and differentiating human skin-derived precursors to differentiate into corneal endothelial-like cells

the present invention discloses a method of inducing and differentiating human skin-derived precursors into corneal endothelial-like cells. The present invention utilizes human skin-derived precursors to induce corneal endothelial-like cells that are theoretically close to normal human corneal endothelial cells successfully by co-culturing with b4g12 corneal endothelial cells.

Method for three dimensional printing artificial skin

the present invention discloses a method for three dimensional printing artificial skin. The method comprises the following steps of: printing a dermis layer by a hydrogel combined with an autologous dermal cell and; printing an epidermis layer on the dermis layer by a hydrogel combined with an autologous kerationocytes cell; implanting a plurality of progenitor cells for sweat glands and hair follicles through the epidermis layer into the dermis layer to form an artificial skin.
3d Global Biotech Inc.

Isolated peptides and fragments thereof from fibrinogen for use as drugs, particuarly in skin inflammatory diseases

a present invention relates to isolated peptides obtained from human fibrinogen for their use as drug, particularly for the prevention and/or the treatment of inflammatory skin diseases, more particularly acne. The present invention also relates to fragments of these polypeptides, nucleic acid molecules encoding them, expression vectors, host cells, a pharmaceutical composition and a combination product containing them, and their use for treating and/or preventing inflammatory skin diseases, particularly acne..
Institut Gustave-roussy

Heterocyclic compounds and their uses

substituted bicyclic heteroaryls and compositions containing them, for the treatment of general inflammation, arthritis, rheumatic diseases, osteoarthritis, inflammatory bowel disorders, inflammatory eye disorders, inflammatory or unstable bladder disorders, psoriasis, skin complaints with inflammatory components, chronic inflammatory conditions, including but not restricted to autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosis (sle), myestenia gravis, rheumatoid arthritis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, multiples sclerosis, sjoegren's syndrome and autoimmune hemolytic anemia, allergic conditions including all forms of hypersensitivity, the present invention also enables methods for treating cancers that are mediated, dependent on or associated with p110δ activity, including but not restricted to leukemias, such as acute myeloid leukaemia (aml) myelo-dysplastic syndrome (mds) myelo-proliferative diseases (mpd) chronic myeloid leukemia (cml) t-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (t-all) b-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (b-all) non hodgkins lymphoma (nhl) b-cell lymphoma and solid tumors, such as breast cancer.. .
Amgen Inc.

Vacuum skin package with easy-open/reclosable bottom web

an easy-open/reclosable vacuum skin package includes a bottom web, a product, and a top web; the bottom web includes a laminate having a shaped die-cut, and a label overlying the die-cut, and adhered to the laminate, such that when the label is peeled back, a portion of the laminate is peeled back, opening the package, and the package can be reclosed by returning the label to its original position on the laminate. A method of making an easy-open/reclosable vacuum skin package includes providing a bottom web; disposing a product on the bottom web; providing a thermoformable top web; and advancing the product through a vsp process to make a package in which the top web is in contact with and conformed to the product; the bottom web including a laminate having a die-cut, and a label overlying the die-cut, and adhered to the laminate..
Cryovac, Inc.

Decorative sheet, and molded sheet and producing method thereof

a decorative sheet includes a releasing layer, a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer disposed on a surface of the releasing layer, and a skin layer disposed on a surface of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer. The releasing layer includes a shape-holding layer, both the shrinkage ratio of the shape-holding layer and the shrinkage ratio of the skin layer are 0/1000 to 9/1000, and both the softening start temperature of the shape-holding layer and the softening start temperature of the skin layer are 60° c.
Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.

Chemically sharpening blades

a method for forming a cutting tool includes masking a metal base with one or more masks, the one or more masks including at least one variable permeability mask, and chemically etching the masked metal base to form a blade of the cutting tool.. .
Hutchinson Technology Incorporated

Pickleball paddle and method

embodiments of the invention include a pickleball paddle and method for making a pickleball paddle that produce a paddle that produces a lower audible sound when the paddle strikes a ball. The embodiment includes a core with a handle extending therefrom and first and second skins covering outer surfaces of the core.

Energy based fat reduction

methods for non-invasive fat reduction can include targeting a region of interest below a surface of skin, which contains fat and delivering ultrasound energy to the region of interest. The ultrasound energy generates a thermal lesion with said ultrasound energy on a fat cell.
Guided Therapy Systems, Llc

Cold atmospheric plasma treatment of actinic keratosis and non-melanoma skin cancer

the present invention relates to a new method of treating patients with the skin conditions including actinic keratosis and non-melanoma skin cancer using cold atmospheric plasma (cap).. .

Hydrolysate of water extract of syzygium samarangense, and preparation process and use thereof

disclosed herein are a hydrolysate of water extract of syzygium samarangense and a preparation process thereof. Also disclosed herein is a composition which comprises the hydrolysate of water extract of syzygium samarangense.
Mhbt Co., Ltd.

Hydrolysate of water extract of gracilariopsis chiangii, and preparation process and use thereof

disclosed herein are a hydrolysate of water extract of gracilariopsis chiangii and a preparation process thereof. Also disclosed herein is a composition including the aforesaid hydrolysate of water extract of gracilariopsis chiangii.
Mhbt Co., Ltd.

Cosmetic skin treatment method

a method for treating and preventing topical skin conditions by establishing a robust normal bacterial and/or microbiota population on the treated skin is provided.. .

Topical formulations comprising a steroid

the application provides formulations for the topical administration of an active agent comprising at least one steroid, in the form of topical sprays that are propellant-free, and/or substantially non-foaming, and/or alcohol-free. The present application also provides processes for preparing such compositions and methods of using them in management of skin diseases or disorders such as psoriasis, dermatoses, and other associated skin diseases or disorders..
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.

Method of treating skin disorders

in one aspect, a method of treating a disorder associated with chronic inflammation includes administering to an individual in need thereof a therapeutically effective amount of isomyosmine or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. In some aspects, the disorder is a cancer, an autoimmune disorder, hypertension, or autism.
Mymd Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Nail lacquer composition containing ciclopirox

the present invention relates to a nail lacquer composition containing at least one antifungal agent as a pharmacologically active ingredient. The present invention has an excellent penetrating effect of a drug in skin areas where the drug is applied because of needing treatment and, specifically, in fingernails by containing a polymer material which forms a specific film, and a penetration enhance, is convenient for management after locally applying the drug to a treatment site, and has excellent storage stability of the drug..
Kolmar Korea

Method of cosmetic treatment to protect the skin from pollution and improve skin regeneration

the present invention relates to the cosmetic use of a combination of a hydrolysed rice extract and a grapeseed extract as an active agent to protect cutaneous cells from pollution. The present invention relates also to a cosmetic method of treatment for protecting skin epidermal cells from atmospheric pollution comprising applying on the skin area to be treated a composition comprising a combination of a hydrolysed rice extract and a grapeseed extract..
Elc Management Llc

Compositions of marine botanicals to provide nutrition to aging and environmentally damaged skin

a method of treating skin is disclosed. The method can include topically applying to skin an effective amount of a composition that has water, an extract comprising crithmum maritimum, and an extract comprising ulva lactuca, wherein the extract comprising ulva lactuca includes a hydrolysate of ulva lactuca proteins..
Mary Kay Inc.

Producing a topical solution composition

the appearance of hyperpigmented lesions on human skin are reduced by applying a topical solution composition that includes a concentrated amount of resveratrol that has been extracted from red wine and is at a ph of between 2.5 and 5.5.. .

Cosmetic use of a diospyros mespiliformis extract alone or in combination with other active agents such as an anti-pollutant

the present invention relates to the cosmetic of a diospyros mespiliformis extract alone or in combination with a sanicula europea extract and/or a furcellaria lumbricalis extract and/or a lampsana communis extract to fight against and/or prevent the effects of pollution on the skin. The invention also relates to a cosmetic process for the cosmetic prevention or treatment of the effects of pollution on the skin consisting of applying a diospyros mespiliformis extract, alone or in combination with other active agents, to the skin..
Laboratoires Clarins

Methods to deliver antifibrinolytic drugs for anti-aging results

antifibrinolytic agents are administered to a human individual to treat fine lines, wrinkles and overall skin tone of the face and body, as well as inflammation and tissue degradation effects.. .

Smart blister pack with skin presence trigger

techniques provided herein are directed toward accurately determining when an item is removed from a blister pack by utilizing capacitive sensors. The capacitive sensors may be positioned on each blister of the blister and may detect the presence of the skin of the finger and/or the whether the blister has been deformed, which can occur when an item is removed from the blister.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Trigger point massage device and system

a massage device sized and shaped to be individually applied to the user's skin or clothing in order to apply pressure to selected trigger points on the body, the device having a base formed of a first compliant material, and a dome-shaped body extending from the base and formed of a second compliant material that is harder and less compliant than the first compliant material. In addition, a flexible filament having a substantially planar surface can be used to support one or more massage devices and apply the massage devices to selected trigger points on the body..
Polar Fusion Llc

Wound or skin treatment devices and methods

devices, kits and methods described herein may be for treatment to skin, including but not limited to wound healing, the treatment, amelioration, and/or prevention of scars or keloids. A book-like packaging, applicator and/or tensioning device may be used to apply a dressing to a subject.
Neodyne Biosciences, Inc.

Ostomy device

an adaptable ostomy base plate comprising a flexible top film, having a first section and a second section, and having at least a first elastic skin-friendly adhesive on a proximal surface of said flexible top film, a stoma-receiving through-going hole defining an inner boundary in said first section, said first section being adjacent to and extending radially from said through-going hole and said second section surrounding said first section defining an outer boundary of the base plate, and one or more release liners, the base plate has a substantially convex shape for initial engagement with a peristomal skin surface and can be inverted to a substantially concave shape to fittingly engage to a topography of the peristomal skin surface and the second section of the base plate is in the form of a plurality of petals extending away from the central area; and a plurality of bridges, each bridge formed between adjacent petals of the plurality of petals.. .
Coloplast A/s

Therapy tape to aid patient recovery

various embodiments are directed to a therapy tape configured to enable a tensile force to be applied to one or more surfaces (e.g., a patient's skin). In various embodiments, the therapy tape may comprise a backing layer having a top surface and a bottom surface.
6d Tape Oy

Method and dermatological treatment and tissue reshaping

the present invention provides improved methods and apparatus for skin treatment and tissue remodeling. The apparatus includes an array of needles that penetrate the skin and serve as electrodes to deliver radio frequency current or other electrical or optical energy into the tissue being treated, causing thermal damage in controlled patterns.
The General Hospital Corporation

Operation processing aparatus calculating numerical value representing skin barrier function, equipument, computer readable medium, and evaluating skin barrier function

the goal of the present invention is to calculate with high accuracy a numerical value representing skin barrier function in a wide range of skin conditions. Provided is an operation processing apparatus calculates a first variable based on delay time measured using an alternating-current (ac) signal generated by the ac signal generation circuit and a signal applied by an application electrode and passing through skin and stores the first variable calculated by the processor as a calculation result.
Alcare Co., Ltd.

Portable skin condition measuring device, skin condition analyzing method, and program using the same

disclosed are a portable skin condition measuring device, a skin condition analyzing method, and a program using the same. The skin condition analyzing method includes receiving input alternating current data and return alternating current data from the skin condition measuring device through a wireless communication, and comparing and analyzing the input alternating current data with the return alternating current data to provide skin condition information.
Waywearable, Inc.

Diagnostic apparatus

a diagnostic patch apparatus has a sampling module that includes sampling means for sampling fluid from a patient's skin when the sampling module is placed against the patient's skin, and a sample chamber coupled in fluid communication with the sampling means. The apparatus also has an analysis module that includes a fluid conduit coupled in fluid communication with the sample chamber of the sampling module and a plurality of sensors coupled in fluid communication with the fluid conduit.
International Business Machines Corporation

Disposable glucose biosensor including an activity sensor

example disposable biosensor devices having an activity sensor are disclosed. One example device includes a disposable biosensor that has a first electrode having a distal end to be inserted into a subcutaneous layer beneath a person's skin, the first electrode having a reactive material disposed on the distal end, and a second electrode.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

Cannula insertion detection

sensors are disclosed that detect whether a cannula is properly inserted to its full depth in a subject's skin. The sensors may be used with a blood glucose monitor, or with a continuous insulin infusion pump, infusion set, or other system involving intermittent or continuous testing and/or drug delivery..
Becton, Dickinson And Company

Apparatuses and methods for measuring skin resistance

a method comprising receiving, from a circuit, information indicative of a skin resistance between an inner electrode and an outer electrode, the inner electrode being disposed on at least part of an inner surface of a housing, the outer electrode being disposed on at least part of an outer surface of the housing such that the outer electrode is separated from the inner electrode, the housing being configured to be in contact with or at least partially encircle a body part of a user of the housing, such that the inner surface of the housing is configured to at least partially contact the body part and the outer surface of the housing is configured to avoid contact with the body part, and determining a galvanic skin response of the user based, at least in part, on the skin resistance when the outer electrode is in contact with the user.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

Systems, devices, and methods for contact measurement and modulation of material properties

materials and devices are provided for the sensing and manipulation of biomechanical and physiochemical properties of tissues or tissue surfaces. Examples of use include soft tissues such as skin or adipose tissues or more dense tissues such as muscle or heart or dense tissues such as bone.
Board Of Trustees Of Teh University Of Illinois

Shower enclosure and methods of installation

exemplary embodiments provide a prefabricated modular shower enclosure, including a base with a plurality of engagement feature along a peripheral surface of the base, a plurality of alignment supports, and a surround panel. In some embodiments, at least one alignment support is positionable in a preselected relationship relative to the engagement features of the base, and the alignment supports are configured to be independently made square relative to the base.
Bruskin International, Llc

Article of footwear with cooling features

the present invention is directed toward an article of footwear effective to regulate the temperature of the feet of a wearer. In an embodiment, the article of footwear includes an upper and an insole with a thermal effect membrane.
Under Armour, Inc.

Flat panel test hardware and technology for assessing ballistic performance of helmet personnel protective equipment

a testing apparatus to assess ballistic performance of helmet personnel protective equipment having a flat helmet analogue with a helmet shell material in flat panel form and at least one helmet suspension pad; head surrogate components including a skull skin surrogate, a skull bone surrogate, and a brain tissue surrogate; a pressure indicating film adjacent to the head surrogate components; and one or more pressure sensors in the brain tissue surrogate. Also disclosed is the related method for assessing ballistic performance of helmet personnel protective equipment..
The Government Of The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Cyclohexanecarboxylic acids for selective taste masking

the use of cyclohexanecarboxylic acids in a consumable to provide taste specific masking effect is provided.. .
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.

Imitation skinless sausages

a fine emulsion sausage having an alginate coating having a thickness of 0.05 mm or less; said sausage substantially possessing the visible and organoleptic properties of a skinless sausage. Also, a method of manufacturing such sausages, which method comprises co-extruding a fine emulsion filling with a casing paste comprising alginate to form a coextruded product comprising 1.5% or less by weight of casing paste, based upon the total weight of the casing paste and filling; and contacting such coextruded product with a solution containing calcium ions, which solution has a ph below the pka value of the alginate..
Fmc Corporation

Breath-powered vapor distribution device

device embodiments use a person's exhaled breath to distribute an evaporated, sublimated, or vaporized material. The disclosure provides non-powered devices that use evaporation or sublimation to create the vapor that is distributed and the disclosure provides devices with electric vaporizers which rapidly vaporize liquid scent materials for distribution.
Fourth Arrow, Llc

Shin guard for pets

a unique protection guard for the protection of an injury is disclosed herein. The protection guard includes protective sheets, fasteners and cushioning.

Skin touchpad

the invention provides a method to turn the user's skin into a touchpad device. In the case of a wearable electronic device this can be accomplished by using one or more cameras which face the area of the user's skin that will be used as a touchpad.
State Of Israel, Ministry Of Agriculture & Rural Development, Agricultural Research Organization

Hearing device comprising an automatic power switching

according to an aspect, a hearing device such as a bone conduction hearing aid is disclosed. The device includes an implantable prosthetic system comprising a receiver coil, and an external audio processor device.
Oticon Medical A/s

Portable battery pack comprising a battery enclosed by a wearable and replaceable pouch or skin

a portable battery pack comprising a battery enclosed by a wearable and replaceable pouch or skin is disclosed, wherein the pouch or skin can be provided in different colors and/or patterns. Further, the pouch or skin can be molle-compatible.
Lat Enterprises, Inc., D/b/a Medipak Energy Systems

Keyboard

a keyboard includes a base plate, key switches and a backlight module. The base plate has posts.
Darfon Electronics Corp.

Defect inspection method and apparatus

generating a multi-value mask for masking a non-defective pixel from the obtained image of the inspection object; calculating a defect accuracy by matching the brightness of the image of the inspection object and the reference image; and comparing the calculated defect accuracy with the generated multi-value mask.. .

Method, device, and single-tasking system for implementing multi-tasking in single-tasking system

disclosed are a method, a device, and a single-tasking system for implementing multi-tasking in a single-tasking system. The method includes: performing a master task; allocating a hardware timer to a slave task on a central processing unit (cpu); configuring an interrupt period of the hardware timer; and generating, by the hardware timer, a hardware interrupt periodically based on the interrupt period to trigger the performance of the slave task.
Pax Computer Technology (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

Lighted shelter frame connector

a frame joint connects a plurality of elongate frame members adapted to support a flexible shelter skin. The frame joint includes a first housing having an interior and frame connectors.
The Associates Group, Llc

A light metal or alloy matrix workpiece having tailor coated corrosion resistant layers and methods for making the same

customizable methods of protecting select regions of a light metal or alloy workpiece, such as a wheel (10), from corrosion are provided. The light metal or alloy may be magnesium, aluminum, or titanium.
Nanjing Haorang Environment Science & Technology Co. Ltd

Vehicle wiper control device

automatic wiper control prohibiting means prohibits execution of automatic wiper control when vehicle stop detecting means detects that a vehicle is stopping and a masking object detecting part determines that a masking object is adhered to an outer surface of a window part. When the vehicle stop detecting means detects that the vehicle is stopping and a state of the masking object detecting part is changed from a state where the masking object detecting part detects that the masking object is adhered to the outer surface of the window part to a state where the masking object detecting part detects that the masking object is not adhered to the outer surface of the window part at a changing time, the automatic wiper control prohibiting means prohibits the execution of said automatic wiper control for a predetermined period of time from the changing time..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Blade set and hair cutting appliance

the present disclosure relates to a cutting appliance (10) and to a blade set (20) for such an appliance. The blade set (20) comprises a stationary blade (22) comprising a first wall (100) arranged to serve as a skin facing wall when in operation, a second wall (102) at least partially offset from the first wall (100), such that the first wall (100) and the second wall (102) define therebetween a guide slot (96) arranged to receive a cutter (24), at least one toothed leading edge (30) jointly formed by the first wall (100) and the second wall (102), wherein the at least one toothed leading edge (30) comprises a plurality of teeth (36), and a cutter (24) comprising a main portion (78), at least one toothed leading edge (80) protruding from the main portion (78), wherein the cutter (24) is movably arranged within the guide slot (96), wherein the cutter (22) comprises, at a bottom side thereof facing the second wall (102), an elevated spacing arrangement (140) associated with the least one toothed leading edge (80), the spacing arrangement (140) being configured for spacing a substantially flat bottom surface (136) of the at least one toothed leading edge (80) of the cutter (24) away from the second wall (102).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Cosmetic composition

a finisher composition that provides improved look and feel benefits to an underlying skin care product. The finisher composition is an oil-in-water emulsion that includes from 10 to 25 wt % of substantially spherical silicone elastomer particles having a mean particle size of from 2 to 40 microns.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Apparatus and damaging or destroying adipocytes

an apparatus for treating adipose tissue located beneath a patient's skin includes a main body portion that houses an ultrasound transducer that outputs transverse ultrasound waves to be applied to a patient's skin. The apparatus also includes a semisphere portion provided at a distal end of the apparatus and that is configured to contact the patient's skin when the patient is being treated with the apparatus.
Mattioli Engineering Corporation

Apparatus and treating electile disfunction applying transversal ultrasound waves

an apparatus for treating fatty deposits located inside a patient's penis includes a main body portion that houses an ultrasound transducer that outputs transverse ultrasound waves to be applied to a patient's skin and at the same time very low or null longitudinal ultrasound waves. The apparatus also includes a semisphere portion provided at a distal end of the apparatus and that is configured to contact the patient's skin when the patient is being treated with the apparatus.
Mattioli Engineering Corporation

External powering of implantable medical device dependent on energy of provided therapy

an implantable medical device system includes an implantable medical device for providing stimulation therapy and two external power sources. A first external power source is used to power the implantable medical device when the stimulation therapy is low energy therapy.
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation

Skin care device

disclosed is a skin care device which performs skin care under the condition that it is attached to a user's face, performs both skin care using light and skin care using microcurrent, and prevents electrical interference between light source elements and microcurrent elements. The skin care device includes a non-conductive flexible substrate, at least one light source element provided on the flexible substrate, microcurrent elements provided on the flexible substrate, an insulating layer provided with first holes to expose the at least one light source element and second holes to expose the microcurrent elements, and a conductive layer including a plurality of conductive parts, each conductive parts contacting each microcurrent element through each second hole, and the conductive parts are divided so as to be spaced apart from one another and are provided with third holes to expose the at least one light source element..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Method and system for triggering wound recovery by delivering solution into the pores of recipient

a method for delivering liquid into the pores of a recipient human skin is provided. The method includes delivering via a nozzle, at least one stream of the liquid under pressure to the pores, the stream having a cross-section with a diameter no greater than about 50 μm, applying a negative pressure across an area of the skin being treated, rotating the nozzle relative to the area at a speed up to about 200 revolutions per minute, contacting an electrode connected to a first terminal of a power source, having a first electric charge, to the skin, and contacting a second terminal of the power source, having a second electric charge, opposite the first electric charge, to the liquid, thereby imparting direct electrical current (dc) between about 5 μa and 0.1 ma to the skin in the vicinity of the pores.

Medical skin applicator apparatus

the present invention relates to a fluid applicator apparatus and methods of using the apparatus. In particular, the present invention relates to an apparatus for storing and dispensing solutions (e.g., fluid solutions of any kind) (e.g., liquid medicaments and/or sterilization solutions) to a surface of a subject..
Zurex Pharma, Inc.

System for anchoring medical devices

some embodiments of a medical device anchor system include an anchor device that receives a catheter (or other medical instrument) and secures the catheter in place relative to a skin penetration point. In some embodiments, the anchor device can secure the catheter in an operative position relative to the skin without the use of sutures or skin tapes.
Interrad Medical, Inc.

Method for treating dermatitis and improving skin texture using natriuretic peptides

the problem to be solved by the present invention is to provide a safe and efficacious therapeutic agent for dermatitis which is not only safe and efficacious for patients with dermatitis, in particular atopic dermatitis, but also significantly effective for severe cases that are judged to be intractable by conventional external preparations, and which is also safely applicable to affected areas such as the face and neck, as well as to subjects with sensitive skin, such as infants and females. Furthermore, the invention aims to provide an external preparation that is efficacious as skin care cosmetics having effects to improve elasticity and wrinkles of the skin, moisturizing effects, and hair-growth effects.
Igisu, Co., Ltd.

Transdermal administration of fentanyl and analogs thereof

a method and a non-rate controlled, monolithic, subsaturated patch for transdermally administering fentanyl and analogs thereof, for analgetic purposes, to a subject through skin over an extended period of time are disclosed.. .
Alza Corporation

Methods of treating developmental disorders with gaboxadol

methods of treating developmental disorders such as angelman syndrome, fragile x syndrome, fragile x-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (fxtas), autistic spectrum disorder, autism, asperger's syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, rett syndrome, lanau-kleffner syndrome, prader-willi syndrome, tardive dyskinesia, and/or williams syndrome with gaboxadol or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof are provided. The methods provide therapeutic compositions that may be used to improve one or more symptoms of the developmental disorder..
Ovid Therapeutics Inc.

Clonidine and/or clonidine derivatives for use in the prevention of skin injury resulting from radiotherapy

the present invention pertains to a pharmaceutical composition comprising a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier and clonidine and/or clonidine derivatives as a sole active ingredient for use in the prevention of skin injury resulting from radiotherapy by transmucocal administration.. .
Monopar Therapeutics Inc.

Raloxifene sprinkle composition

the present invention relates to a capsule composition of raloxifene comprising multiparticulates comprising a) a core comprising raloxifene, and b) a taste-masking coating present in amount of from about 0.5% to about 50% w/w based on the core weight.. .
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd.

Two container skin care product

a skin product for improving the skin includes a first container containing a first product, the first product including alpha hydroxy acid, and second container containing a second product, the second product including a combination of humectants, moisturizers and an aha (glycolic acid) formulation.. .

Barrier patch of a foamed film and methods of improving skin appearance

a beauty care product is provided. The beauty care product has a multi-layered barrier patch with a non-foamed first layer and a foamed second layer.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Method and device for acting on the skin of a living being and combatting skin changes (variants)

the invention relates to a medicine and cosmetology. The use thereof allows for widening the inventory of technical means and obtain universal and simple means for acting on skin integument of living being.

Absorbent article

an absorbent article for minimizing detachment between a top sheet and absorbent body, for stably maintaining an absorption performance, while maintaining a satisfactory feel on a skin of the top sheet. The top sheet has a plurality of raised sections extended in a lengthwise direction at predetermined intervals in a widthwise direction, and a plurality of furrow sections extended in the lengthwise direction between the raised sections.
Unicharm Corporation

Blood vessel sizing device

medical devices and methods that provide for improved accuracy when positioning of a synthetic structure, such as a mems device or a stent, within a biological feature of a patient, such as a blood vessel, are disclosed. A blood vessel sizing device is configured for placement on the skin of a patient near a feature of interest (e.g.
Sizer Llc

Systems and methods of performing medical procedures

a medical method is provided, including a medical device having a distal assembly including at least one electrode and at least one treatment element, the medical device generating information regarding at least one of a physiological measurement and an operational parameter of the medical device; a plurality of surface electrodes affixable to a skin of the patient, wherein the surface electrodes are in electrical communication with the distal assembly to obtain position information of the medical device; and a processor pairing the position information and the at least one of a physiological measurement and an operational parameter of the medical device.. .
Medtronic Ablation Frontiers Llc

Lifting surgical instrument having branch point

disclosed herein is a lifting surgical instrument having a branch point, which is used to insert a thread without a cog and a barb into the skin. The lifting surgical instrument includes a sheath, including: a probe part formed in the tubular shape in which a through hole penetrating in a longitudinal direction is formed, and configured such that the front end thereof may be inserted into the skin; and a body m configured to extend from the rear end of the probe part, to have a diameter larger than that of the through hole, to communicate with the through hole, and to include a sheath hole.

Cleaning implement

it is an object of the present invention to provide a cleaning implement which can be used to meet a variety of skin types of users, skin regions and usage, and at the same time, has superior cleaning ability, and can minimize irritation to the skin of the users. To achieve this purpose, the cleaning implement according to the present invention comprises a substrate portion containing konjac as a main component and having a sponge structure; and a coating layer formed by coating on the part of the substrate portion, which is composed of one or more selected from a plurality of natural loofah fragments, a natural cellulose powder, a plurality of natural sponge fragments, hemp fabric and ramie fabric..

Memory or learning improvement using peptide and other compositions

the present invention generally relates to compositions and methods for topical or transdermal delivery, including treatment and prevention of learning and memory disorders, and enhancement of learning or memory. In some cases, the composition may include nitric oxide, peptides, or both.
Gartneriet Pkm A/s

Fragaria plant named 'srv36'

a new and distinct short day mediterranean cultivar of strawberry plant named ‘srv36’ that is characterized by its semi-upright, compact and moderately dense growth habit, its conical shaped berries that are uniformly large to medium in size, its berries with very firm skin and moderately juicy, firm flesh, its berries that are moderately to highly glossy and bright red in color, its vigorous growth with substantial fruit yield, its short day fruiting habit with early season production, its excellent tolerance to fruit skin damage caused by bruising, its slight to moderate petiole pubescence, and its tolerance to botryotinia cinerea and slight susceptibility to podosphaera leucotricha (powdery mildew).. .
Gartneriet Pkm A/s

The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd

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Parion Sciences, Inc.

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Voice recognition device

a technique capable of accurately recognizing a voice input from a user and to uniform likelihood of depression of an outer skin is provided. A voice recognition device p includes an exoskeleton 5, a cushion member 6 that has elasticity and covers the exoskeleton 5, an outer skin 7 that covers the cushion member 6, a microphone 3 fixed to the exoskeleton 5, and a voice recognition unit 4 that recognizes a voice obtained by the microphone 3.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Self-managed intelligent network devices that protect and monitor a distributed network

a method of managing devices that monitor and protect a distributed network includes obtaining a peer topology and master-selection rules at each of a plurality of peer devices. A master device at each of the plurality of peer devices is selected using the peer topology and master-selection rules.
Rapid Focus Security, Llc

Information masking using certificate authority

an apparatus for use in a digital messaging system includes a storage device and a processor coupled to the storage device. The storage device storing software instructions for controlling the processor that when executed by the processor configured the processor to: generate a first message comprising a payload portion; encrypt the payload portion of the message; derive a first session key from a domain-specific key; and sign the message using the first session key..
The Toronto-dominion Bank

Linear masking circuits for side-channel immunization of advanced encryption standard hardware

described is an apparatus comprising an s-box circuitry operable to convert a value on an input into a value on an output in accordance with an advanced encryption standard (aes) rijndael s-box matrix. The apparatus also comprises a pseudo-random number generation (prg) circuitry operable to provide a sequence of pseudo-random numbers on a first output and a registered copy of the sequence on a second output.
Intel Corporation

Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture to charge a battery based on an electronic device skin temperature

methods, apparatus, systems, and articles of manufacture for a battery charging device are disclosed. Example battery charging devices include a temperature sensor to sense a skin temperature of an electronic device in which the battery is installed, and a current controller to control a magnitude of a charging current to be supplied to the battery.
Intel Corporation

Composite masking self-aligned trench mosfet

aspects of the present disclosure discloses a method for fabricating a trench mosfet device comprising simultaneously forming a narrow trench and a wide trench into a semiconductor substrate using a mask to defines the narrow trench and the wide trench, forming an insulating layer over the semiconductor substrate with a first portion that fills up the narrow trench and a second portion that partially fills the wide trench, removing the second portion from the wide trench completely and leaving the narrow trench filled with the first portion, forming a gate electrode, forming a body region in a top portion of the semiconductor substrate, forming a source region in a portion of the body region, removing the first portion of nitride from the narrow trench, and forming a contact plug by filling a second conductive material in the narrow trench.. .
Alpha And Omega Semiconductor Incorporated

Miniature inductors and related circuit components and methods of making same

new types of circuit elements for integrated circuits include structures wherein a thickness dimension is much greater than a width dimension and is more closely spaced than the width dimension in order to attain a tight coupling condition. The structure is suitable to form inductors, capacitors, transmission lines and low impedance power distribution networks in integrated circuits.
Lonestar Inventions, L.p.

Combined menu-based and natural-language-based communication with chatbots

a user is allowed to communicate with a chatbot. A menu is provided to the user that includes a list of actions that can be performed by the user.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Aggregate gaming funds

some embodiments include a fantasy sports games or other type of gaming options. A gaming entity may establish a fund of money that is to be exposed to a gaming market in an attempt to win money from risking the fund of money.
Cfph, Llc

3d capture: object extraction

previously our 3dsom software has solved the problem of extracting the object of interest from the scene by allowing the user to cut-out the object shape in several photographs. This is known as manual “masking”.
Ulsee Inc.

Systems and methods for virtual entity animation

systems and methods of virtual entity animation are presented herein. A virtual entity may have virtual skin defined by a model having a set of vertices.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Eyeglasses that measure facial skin color changes

described herein are systems and methods for detecting a physiological response based on facial skin color changes (fscc) recognizable in images taken with an inward-facing head-mounted visible-light camera (vcamin). Some examples of physiological responses whose manifestation involves fscc include emotional responses (which at times may be hidden to the naked eye), and physiological signals such as a heart rate, heart rate variability, and/or a breathing rate.
Facense Ltd.

Masking storage device presence

an example method to hide a presence of a storage device is provided herein. The method masks the presence of the storage device using a microcontroller that controls a presence bit.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Touch device and electronic equipment

a touch device and an electronic equipment. The touch device includes a processing module, a plurality of first touch electrodes and a plurality of second touch electrodes; during an user carrying out a touch control operation, a target first touch electrode in the plurality of first touch electrodes forms a conductive link with a target second touch electrode in the plurality of second touch electrodes through skin of the user; and the processing module is configured to load a driving signal to the target first touch electrode, obtain a sensing signal from the target second touch electrode, and determine human body resistance of the user according to the variation of electrical parameters between the driving signal and the sensing signal.
Beijing Boe Display Technology Co., Ltd.

Mask, masking exposure method, mask system and pattern control device

embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a mask, a masking exposure method, a mask system and a pattern control device. The mask according to embodiments of the present disclosure includes a pattern control layer and a light conversion layer.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Seal for a vacuum material lifter

a seal for a vacuum lifter and method of manufacture wherein the seal has a continuous unbroken outer fluid resistant skin of elastomer which forms a boundary around a homogeneous cellular structure with no interior seams or joints.. .
Vacuworx Global, Llc

Mild surfactant formulations for skin cleansing

the present disclosure provides a cleansing composition that includes a combined amount of disodium alkyl ethoxy dimethicone sulfosuccinate; polyglycerol; and ethoxylated sorbitan ester.. .
Rhodia Operations

Method of preparing sturgeon skin gelatin and sturgeon skin gelatin film with antioxidant activity

a method of preparing a sturgeon skin gelatin with antioxidant activity includes: 1) soaking sturgeon skin in water, and sonicating the sturgeon skin; 2) cutting the sturgeon skin, soaking the sturgeon skin in a naoh solution, and soaking the sturgeon skin in an hcl solution; 3) washing the sturgeon skin of step 2) to neutral, placing the sturgeon skin in an extraction solution for extracting sturgeon skin protein; and 4) obtaining the sturgeon skin gelatin. A method of preparing a sturgeon skin gelatin film includes: 1) dissolving sturgeon skin gelatin in water to obtain a sturgeon skin gelatin solution; 2) adding glycerine to the sturgeon skin gelatin solution; and 3) obtaining the sturgeon skin gelatin film..

Methods of treating skin disorders using anti-il-31ra antibodies

the present invention relates to methods of treating patients suffering from contact dermatitis, drug induced delayed type cutaneous allergic reactions, toxic epidermal necrolysis, cutaneous t cell lymphoma, bullous pemphigoid, alopecia aereata, vitiligo, acne rosacea, prurigo nodularis, scleroderma, herpes simplex virus, or combination by administering an il-31ra antagonist.. .
Zymogenetics, Inc.

Mosaic chimeric viral vaccine{[s]] particle

the present invention describes compositions and methods for priming protective immunity in the presence of pre-existing maternal antibody. In some embodiments, the invention contemplates simultaneously masking vaccines to avoid antibody neutralization while targeting those vaccines to specific cell types in order to elicit an enhanced immune response.
The Texas A&m University System

Pharmaceutical compound

the present invention relates to compounds comprising a quaternary ammonium group, their use in skin diseases, and their preparation.. .
Vallaurix Pte. Ltd.

Active peptide for inhibiting ampa receptor and preparation method and use thereof

provided is an active peptide for inhibiting an ampa receptor and a preparation method and use thereof. The method for preparing the active peptide comprises the following steps: 1) soaking a salmon skin and crushing, adding water and beating, and then adjusting ph to 6.5-7.5; 2) subjecting to a first enzymolysis using a neutral protease; 3) subjecting to a second enzymolysis using papain enzyme and then inactivating enzyme; and 4) centrifuging the enzymatic hydrolysate, and then subjecting the centrifuged supernatant to membrane filtration, concentration and decoloration, to prepare the active peptide.
China National Research Institute Of Food And Fermentation Industries

Use of physiological cooling active ingredients, and agents containing such active ingredients

the invention relates to a trpm8 modulator for achieving a cooling effect on the skin or a mucous membrane.. .
Basf Se

Skinning of ceramic honeycomb bodies

a ceramic honeycomb body having a skin that does not block partial cells extending from an inlet face to an outlet face at an outer periphery portion of the body. A method of making the ceramic honeycomb body having the skin includes disposing a sheet on an outer peripheral wall of a honeycomb core having an outer surface spaced apart from interiors of the partial cells and skinning the body having the sheet disposed thereon.
Corning Incorporated

Translatable scoop for auxiliary power units air intake

an air intake assembly for an aircraft includes an auxiliary power unit intake that is defined by a skin of the aircraft. The auxiliary power unit intake is in fluid communication with an auxiliary power unit.
Safran Power Unit

Seat apparatus

a seat apparatus equipped with a seat cover that covers at least part of the seat apparatus surface and is formed by sewing a plurality of skin material pieces together, an operation unit for receiving an operation from an operator, and a covering material for covering the operation unit, wherein: the covering material is formed as part of the skin material pieces, or is formed by sewing a member that is separate from the skin material pieces to the skin material pieces; and a projection is formed that projects in the outward direction from the seat cover when the operation unit is covered.. .
Tachi-s Co., Ltd.

Liquid crystal color-shifting security device

presented herein are layered systems, security devices formed from the layered systems and methods of manufacturing those layered systems and security devices. The security devices provide several effects including, but not limited to, (1) color-shifting effects that are observable as the points of view of the observant changes and (2) customizable micro-text formed in the security device by demetallization of a metallic layer provided on or within the security device.
Crane & Co., Inc.

Decorative sheet

provided are a decorative sheet which has excellent processability and with which an increase in workability during mounting can be achieved, a formed sheet obtained by forming the decorative sheet, and a formed sheet manufacturing method. The decorative sheet 1 is provided with a release layer 2, a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer 3 disposed on a surface of the release layer 2, and a skin layer 4 disposed on a surface of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer 3.
Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.

Method and forming a compound curvature metal skin

a method of forming a compound curvature metal skin includes providing a blank defining at least a sector of a truncated cone, providing an arcuate or annular punch substantially corresponding in shape to an inner surface of the compound curvature metal skin, gripping a leading edge of a sheet metal blank between mating faces of a first blank holder on a first side of the punch, gripping a trailing edge of the blank between mating faces of a second blank holder on a second side of the punch opposite to the first side, displacing the blank holders with respect to the punch to draw the blank over the punch while permitting the blank to flow between mating surfaces of at least one of the blank holders, including displacing each of the blank holders with respect to the punch by different amounts and at different rates.. .
University Of Ulster

Aluminium composite material and forming method

the invention relates to a method for forming an aluminium composite material which has a core alloy made from an aluminium alloy of type aa5xxx or aa6xxx and at least one outer aluminium alloy layer provided on one or both sides, wherein the aluminium composite material is formed and the outer aluminium alloy layer provided on one or both sides has a yield strength rp0.2 of 25 mpa to 60 mpa in the soft or solution-annealed state. The method enables the production of large-surface, heavily formed aluminium alloy sheet metal parts, in particular also in outer skin quality..
Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products Gmbh

Phototherapy apparatus with interactive user interface

a phototherapy apparatus with interactive user interface for treating biological tissue of an animal or human target. The user interface comprises intuitive graphic menus which allow the clinicians or practitioners to define the properties of the biological tissue through easily observable physical characteristics such as weight, skin color, and hair color of the patient.
Bwt Property, Inc.

Device and snoring detection and control

a device for the treatment of snoring is provided. The device may include a flexible substrate configured for removable attachment to a subject's skin, a primary antenna disposed on the flexible substrate, an interface configured to receive a feedback signal that varies based upon a breathing pattern of the subject; and at least one processing device.
Nyxoah Sa

Device for functional electrical stimulation and measurement of electromyogram, comprising means for short-circuiting and earthing a pair of electrodes, and associated transcutaneous electrode

the present invention relates to a device for functional electrical stimulation and for measurement of electromyogram. The device includes at least one pair of active electrodes intended to be placed on the skin of a user, at least one stimulation module able to generate electric pulses, at least one measurement module able to receive electric pulses, a monitoring and processing unit linked electrically to the stimulation and measurement modules, with the monitoring and processing unit being able to monitor the electric pulses generated by the stimulation module and to process the electric pulses received by the measurement module, and a switching station linked electrically to the stimulation and measurement modules, to the monitoring and processing module, and to the pair of active electrodes.
Rb Patents Sarl

Applicator tool and methods of using the same

implementations relate to an applicator tool and methods of using the same. Implementations relate to an applicator tool and related techniques used to apply cosmetic material, medicines, bandages, or other medical material, or other materials using a glove configured with a set of applicator pads.

Auto-injector and drive unit therefor

provided is a drive unit for an auto-injector having a drive unit housing arranged for docking receipt of a syringe or of a cassette unit comprising a syringe movable from a rest position, in which a needle tip of the syringe is within the drive unit housing to a use position, in which the needle tip protrudes from a needle delivery aperture; and a drive arrangement including one or more electrically powered sources of axial drive; a first drive transfer element for advancing the syringe to said use position; and a second drive transfer element for moving a plunger into the barrel of the syringe to eject liquid contents thereof. The drive unit housing is provided with a skin sensor arrangement having an array of plural skin sensor electrodes located about the needle delivery aperture..
Ucb Biopharma Sprl

Ionic liquids that sterilize and prevent biofilm formation in skin wound healing devices

compositions for enhancing wound healing are disclosed herein. Also disclosed are methods of making the compositions and methods of using the compositions for the prevention of biofilm formation and for the inhibition of pathogen growth and proliferation..
Dixie State University

Activated charcoal patch

this invention relates to an activated charcoal patch, which can be applied on a user's skin. The activated charcoal patch includes a hydrogel with activated charcoal particles dispersed therein.
Neobiotech Global Corporation

Compositions and methods to affect skin irritation

compositions are described that contain treated chitosan, modified chitosan and/or modified and treated chitosan for use in formulations for skin, hair and nails, and in compositions and methods of reducing topical agent-induced skin irritation and inflammation.. .
Wavepharma, Llc

Compositions and methods for treatment of skin infections

a pharmaceutical composition for treating skin infections is described herein. A method using a pharmaceutical composition for treating skin infections is described herein.
Pedicis Research Llc

Sodium channel blockers for skin disorders

where r is defined herein.. .

Transdermal delivery system

wherein said buprenorphine-containing pressure-sensitive adhesive layer is the skin contact layer.. .

Combination of lipoic acid and taurine as osmoprotective agent

the present invention relates to a combination of lipoic acid and taurine for use as an osmoprotective agent for the prevention and treatment of ailments of the skin and of the mucous membranes associated with osmotic imbalance. It also relates to a method for preventing and treating ailments of the skin and of the mucous membranes associated with osmotic imbalance, in which an appropriate amount of a combination of lipoic acid and taurine is applied to the skin or the mucous membranes of a patient who is in need thereof.
Ophtalmis Monaco

Topical anti-inflammatory pharmaceutical composition with zileuton cream formulation

provided herein is a zileuton cream type topical anti-inflammatory pharmaceutical composition, and more particularly, a zileuton cream type topical anti-inflammatory pharmaceutical composition capable of retaining stability at room temperature and of being applied topically to maximize medical effects while minimizing absorption to an entirety of body, thereby minimizing toxicity caused by the compound so as to be suitable to topical treatment of skin diseases caused by leukotriene.. .
Qurient Co., Ltd.

Butyrate based skin formulation

a topical composition for the treatment of inflammatory skin conditions including a butyrate active ingredient and a dermatologically acceptable carrier. The compositions include about 0.01 w/w % to about 20 w/w % butyrate, preferably a butyrate metal salt, and are free of a steroid.

Adhesive polymer matrix for iontophoresis and device for iontophoresis including said matrix

an adhesive polymer matrix for the delivery of an active principle via iontophoresis. The matrix having a first face intended to be applied onto skin and a second face intended to cooperate with electrodes.
Feeligreen

Compositions having ginger-curcumin and certain additives

a topical composition comprising ginger, curcumin, one or more of glutathione, msm, vitamin c, hyaluronic acid, sodium lauryl sulfate, vitamin d and vitamin e, and a carrier, wherein each of the glutathione, msm, vitamin c, hyaluronic acid, sodium lauryl sulfate, vitamin d, and vitamin e. When applied to human skin or animal skin, the composition can improve the appearance of skin and speed up wound healing..

Skin cleansing compositions comprising color stable abrasive particles

a skin cleansing composition has from about 0.05% to about 15%, by weight of the composition, of a plurality of color stable abrasive particles comprising a non-oxide colorant; and an antioxidant selected from the group consisting of tocopherol acetate (vitamin e acetate), butylated hydroxyanisole (bha), butylated hydroxytoluene (bht), sodium benzotriazolyl butylphenol sulfate, vitamin c (ascorbic acid) and combinations thereof. The abrasive particles are sustainable.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Phytoncide moisturizing liquid composition, hydrogen-generating skin care spray device comprising same, and preparing same

the present invention relates to a phytoncide moisturizing liquid composition, a hydrogen-generating spray device for skin care including the same, and a method of manufacturing the same. More particularly, the present invention relates to a phytoncide moisturizing liquid composition, a hydrogen-generating spray device for skin care including the same, and a method of manufacturing the same, wherein the phytoncide moisturizing liquid composition, as a mixture of about 95 to 98% by weight of water, about 1 to 3% by weight of an undiluted phytoncide solution, about 0.05 to 0.5% by weight of gamma-poly l-glutamic acid, about 0.05 to 0.5% by weight of chitosan, about 0.1 to 2% by weight of an emulsifier, and the like based on a total weight of the phytoncide moisturizing liquid composition, is mixed with hydrogen generated by a hydrogen generator to suppress increase in a collagenase in the skin caused by ultraviolet rays and simultaneously maximize the effect of suppressing melanin synthesis by ultraviolet rays and the effect of hydrogen capable of making active oxygen generated by the melanin synthesis harmless to the human body, and the generated hydrogen is stored in an aluminum pouch, from which the hydrogen does not leak, to allow efficient use of a phytoncide moisturizing liquid composition saturated with the hydrogen without waste of the hydrogen..
Qwell Co., Ltd.

Foamable personal care composition and the use thereof

the present disclosure relates to a foamable personal care composition, a personal care kit of parts, and uses thereof. In particular, the present disclosure relates to a foamable personal care composition and a personal care kit of parts used in skin or hair treatment..
Henkel Ag & Co. Kgaa

Topical hydrogen-containing skin care products

a method for improving the appearance of the skin, moisturizing skin and/or providing an antioxidant effect to skin by administering to skin a composition comprising an effective amount of a hydrogen-generating agent or molecular hydrogen and a carrier having a phosphatidylcholine component entrapping the hydrogen-generating agent or molecular hydrogen. A skin care product has an effective amount of molecular hydrogen and/or a hydrogen-generating agent; and a carrier entrapping them.
N.v. Perricone Llc

Solid cosmetic composition in compact powder form

the invention also relates to an intermediate composition for the preparation of such a cosmetic composition, to a process for manufacturing this cosmetic composition, and to a process for coating the skin with the said cosmetic composition.. .

Removable joint sleeve

a removable joint sleeve. The sleeve comprises a sleeve for joints.

Easy to apply dressings

a medical dressing having a multilayer assembly is described. The dressing includes a polyurethane film layer that is adhesively secured over a wound or other location on a user's skin.
Avery Dennison Corporation

Foreskin condom

a prophylactic condom for simulating the sensation and natural lubricating properties of an uncircumcised penis includes an open shaft section which is elastic as to hold and encase a penis of varying size and shape of and a distal head section having a wide diameter bulbous portion intended to fold down around the shaft section during sexual intercourse. The bulbous portion forms an external sleeve in which the shaft section and encased penis may move into and out of during a sexual encounter without the necessity of additional lubricant or risking the occurrence of a breach of the condom due to the frictions involved in intercourse..

Skin tag removal assembly

a skin tag removal assembly for non surgical remove of skin tags includes a pair of straws. A string is extended through each of the straws.

Combined mimo array and phased array for blood velocity detection

a system includes at least one piezoelectric transducer array having a plurality of piezoelectric transducer elements. The transducer array is configured to be placed on an area of skin.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Phased array for detecting artery location to measure blood velocity

a system for detecting artery location to measure blood velocity includes a first piezoelectric transducer array including a plurality of transducer elements, each of the transducer elements being supported on a first ceramic substrate, the first ceramic substrate having a planar lower surface configured to be placed on a surface of an area of skin of a user, the first ceramic substrate being configured to couple an ultrasonic signal emitted by the transducer elements to the skin. A phase control system is configured to supply each of the transducer elements with an electrical actuation signal, the electrical actuation signal being phase shifted for each of the transducer elements.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Single piezoelectric transmitter and receiver to detect blood velocities

a system for detecting blood velocity within a blood vessel includes a piezoelectric transducer supported on a ceramic substrate. The ceramic substrate supports the piezoelectric transducer at a fixed angle of incidence that is greater than 0° and less than 90°.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Vibration waveform sensor and waveform analysis device

in an embodiment, a sensor module 10 includes a piezoelectric element 30 placed on the principal face of a board 20, which piezoelectric element is surrounded by a vibration ring 40 and installed in an appropriate position on a person's arm, neck, etc., using a medical fixing tape, etc., with the vibration ring 40 contacting the person's skin. When a pulse wave is transmitted to the vibration ring 40 from the skin, the board 20 also vibrates and this vibration is transmitted to the piezoelectric element 30.
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Methods, systems and devices for measuring heart rate

a system and method of tracking activity includes a motion sensor, a light source and a light detector. The light detector is configured to capture an amount of the light that is reflected back to the light detector, at least a first portion of the light reflected back to the light detector is reflected from a blood vessel disposed under a skin adjacent to the housing.
Fitbit, Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for generating auditory alerts/indications using resonant sonic motor

a personal skincare appliance is provided that includes a brush head; a motor configured to cause angular rotation of the brush head; and a controller configured to control a drive frequency of the motor. The controller is configured to detect an event corresponding to a status or condition of the personal skincare appliance and to set the drive frequency of the motor to a predetermined frequency which causes an auditory tone to be emitted from the personal skincare appliance..
L'oreal

Bio-cellulose sheet, bio-cellulose sheet product, and production methods thereof

disclosed herein are a bio-cellulose sheet without a supporting means, in which the bio-cellulose sheet includes coconut and contains a preservative including a plant extract, a bio-cellulose sheet product including the bio-cellulose sheet without a supporting means, and production methods thereof. The bio-cellulose sheet without a supporting means and the product including the same have a high content of a cosmetic composition, are less irritating to the skin, and are convenient to use.
Urof, Inc.

Protective wrap for reclaimed or new fishing lure

a skin for reclaiming a used or protecting a new fishing lure, a double-wrapped lure, and a related method of making the lure skin, and readying it and shrink wrapping it around a fishing lure, include: (a) a shrink wrappable, paper-thin polyester sheet; (b) a design printed on the polyester sheet, the polyester sheet comprising a design-free zone along its longitudinal side edges; (c) the lure skin forming a tubular shape with open opposite ends for receiving the fishing lure, the longitudinal side edges being adhered to one another, forming a central, lower seam; and (d) between about one and about four spaced apart skin holes in the central, lower seam, each hole corresponding to a belly hook eyelet of the fishing lure. This simplified abstract is not intended to limit, and should not be interpreted as limiting, the scope of the claims..

Brain and neural treatments comprising peptides and other compositions

the present invention generally relates to compositions and methods for treatment of subjects in need of muscle growth, muscle repair, improved muscular and neuromuscular control, and treatments for neuromuscular and neurological disorders, including brain disorders. In some cases, the composition may include nitric oxide and/or peptides such as thyrotropin-releasing hormone (trh) and/or gnrh (gonadotropin-releasing hormone).
Ovata B.v.

Tracking engagement of multitasking users with an online application

systems and methods for tracking engagement with an online application while multi-task among assignments are disclosed. The technology tracks time an agent actively spends on each work item by tracking how long the tab is in-focus in the service console.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Non-linear physically unclonable function (puf) circuit with machine-learning attack resistance

embodiments include apparatuses, methods, and systems for a physically unclonable function (puf) circuit. The puf circuit may include an array of puf cells to generate respective response bits of an authentication code in response to a challenge bit string.
Intel Corporation

Enodeb with masking functionality and aircraft

a method for masking communication signals, particularly for masking terrestrial rf communication signals on board of an aircraft, includes parallelizing a first information data stream to be transmitted on a first lte transmission channel. The first lte transmission channel has a first channel transmission bandwidth and at least one guard band adjacent to the channel transmission bandwidth.
Airbus Operations Gmbh

Width adjustment of stacked nanowires

in one aspect, a method of forming a semiconductor device includes the steps of: forming an alternating series of sacrificial/active layers on a wafer and patterning it into at least one nano device stack; forming a dummy gate on the nano device stack; patterning at least one upper active layer in the nano device stack to remove all but a portion of the at least one upper active layer beneath the dummy gate; forming spacers on opposite sides of the dummy gate covering the at least one upper active layer that has been patterned; forming source and drain regions on opposite sides of the nano device stack, wherein the at least one upper active layer is separated from the source and drain regions by the spacers; and replacing the dummy gate with a replacement gate. A masking process is also provided to tailor the effective device width of select devices..
Globalfoundries Inc.

Photoelectric conversion device and manufacturing the photoelectric conversion device

a manufacturing method includes a first process for forming a first gate electrode for a first mos transistor and a second gate electrode for a second mos transistor on a substrate including a semiconductor region defined by an insulator region for element isolation, a second process for masking a portion located above the semiconductor region of the first gate electrode to introduce an impurity to a source-drain region of the first mos transistor, and a third process for forming a first conductor member being in contact with the portion of the first gate electrode through a first hole disposed on an insulator member covering the substrate and a second conductor member being in contact with the second gate electrode through a second hole disposed on the insulator member.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Method of detecting skin color area of human

an image capture apparatus includes a skin map generation processing unit and an image composition unit. The skin map generation processing unit detects a skin color area in an image.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

Identification device in the form of a ring provided with a radiofrequency transponder

an identification device includes an annular body with at least one built-in radiofrequency transponder that can emit an electromagnetic field carrying identification information. The identification device includes a masking device that can selectively authorize or block the propagation of the magnetic field emitted by the radiofrequency transponder..
I Care Technologies

Cloud container resource binding and tasking using keys

cloud container resource binding and tasking using keys is generally described herein. An example device to bind and perform tasks using cloud-based resource may include a container to claim tasks to be performed and to select and bind to a resource based on capabilities of the resource and requirements of the tasks..
Intel Corporation

Adjustable position pitot probe mount

the present invention includes an adjustable pitot tube and method for using the same for operating or flight testing an aircraft comprising: a pitot probe; a streamline tube connected to the pitot probe; a mount on the aircraft connected to the streamline tube, wherein the streamline tube can at least one of rotate about an axis of the mount, or the streamline tube can move the pitot probe closer to, or away from, a skin of the aircraft.. .
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.

Artificial skin culture container and producing artificial skin using same

an artificial skin culture container according to the present invention can solve the problems of the contraction of the dermal layer of artificial skin and the detachment thereof from the culture container, which result from an interaction between collagen and fibroblasts existing in the dermal layer of artificial skin during the production of the artificial skin, by using agar and hydrophobically modifying a portion of the agar. Therefore, the use of the culture container enables to stably culture artificial skin and produce artificial skin similar to the human skin.
Soongsil University Research Consortium Techno- Park

Fragrance compositions comprising ionic liquids

the present invention relates to a fragrance composition comprising ionic liquids for enhanced evaporation of the perfume raw materials. The invention also relates to methods of use of the fragrance compositions for perfuming suitable substrates, particularly skin and hair..
The Procter & Gamble Company

Ligands that bind tgf-beta receptor ii

the disclosure provides an anti-tgfbetarii immunoglobulin single variable domain. Suitably, an anti-tgfbetarii immunoglobulin single variable domain in accordance with the disclosure is one having an amino acid sequence as set forth in any one of seq id no:1-28 having up to 5 amino acid substitutions, deletions or additions.
Glaxo Group Limited

Pharmaceutical compound

the present invention relates to an alpha-msh analogue compound, the use in skin diseases, and the preparation.. .
Vallaurix Pte. Ltd.

Tocopherol phosphoric acid ester salt, manufacturing the same, and skin external preparation

a tocopherol phosphoric acid ester salt in which the tocopherol phosphoric acid ester salt is represented by formula (1), and in the formula (1), “r1”, “r2”, and “r3” each independently represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, “m” represents an alkali metal, and “a” is 1.10 or more and 2.00 or less.. .
Showa Denko K.k.

Airfoil-shaped body having composite base skin with integral hat-shaped spar

an airfoil-shaped body (such as a wing or a flight control surface) comprising a base assembly made of composite material, which base assembly in turn comprises a base skin and one or more hat-shaped spars integrally formed with the base skin. The airfoil-shaped body further comprise a close-out skin that is attached to the hat-shaped spars using fasteners.
The Boeing Company

Method and assembly for manufacturing door skin and wall with doorway

a method of manufacturing a door skin and a fuselage wall having a doorway and a member extending into the doorway for abutting the door includes placing a first sheet of uncured composite material on a mold plate to define the door and fuselage skin, disposing an insert over the first sheet overlapping a desired periphery of the door, placing a second sheet of uncured composite material on a peripheral portion of the insert and over the first sheet adjacent the peripheral portion of the insert to form the member, curing the sheets and bonding the sheets together adjacent the insert during the cure, removing the insert from between the sheets after cure, and separating the door skin from the wall skin after cure by moving a cutting tool through the first sheet and without penetrating the second sheet around the desired periphery of the door. An assembly for manufacturing the door skin and a fuselage wall is also discussed..
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.

Beard trimmer

a beard trimmer which has a handle, a motor and a removable head portion. The head portion has first long hair cutter unit for trimming the hair length that is provided with a non-foil type outer cutter and an inner cutter.
Braun Gmbh

Electrically-driven device constructed to receive a plurality of attachments

an electrically-driven device includes a handle and a head, wherein the head includes a head base coupled to the handle and movable in at least two dimensions relative to the handle and a first head attachment and a second head attachment, wherein each one of the first and second head attachments are releaseably engageable, one at a time, with the head base, each one of the first and second head attachments includes a skin treatment implement constructed to treat skin or a cutting unit constructed to cut hair, and the first head attachment is different from the second head attachment.. .
Braun Gmbh

Electrically-driven razor

an electrically-driven razor includes a handle and a slim, lightweight head. The handle includes a housing, a motor, a transmission, at least one driven shaft, and a coupling.
Braun Gmbh

Electric shaver

multipurpose personal care appliance to which different types of tooling elements such as a long-hair cutter, a short-hair cutter and a skincare unit can be attached.. .
Braun Gmbh

Electric shaver

the invention refers to an electric shaver comprising a shaver housing, a shaver head and at least one cartridge mounted in or on said shaver housing. The adaption of the cutter element to the contour of the skin to be shaved is improved by permitting at least one additional movement of the at least one cutter unit relative to the shaver head..
Braun Gmbh

Electric shaver

the present invention relates to an electric shaver comprising a shaver housing, a shaver head including at least one cutter element drivable by a drive unit in an oscillating manner along a cutter oscillation axis and a non-cutting auxiliary function element for applying an auxiliary skin treatment other than hair cutting to a skin portion to be shaved, said auxiliary function element having an applicator head positioned aside the cutter element. The shaver head and/or the at least one cutter element is supported pivotably relative to the auxiliary function element at least about a pivot axis parallel to the cutter oscillation axis..
Braun Gmbh

Apparatus mixing blended composition for skin treatment

a mixer is provided for mixing a substance in a container. The mixer includes a motor; a frame configured to be controlled by the motor to rotate on an axis; a carrier disposed at a first end of the frame and configured to hold the container; a counterweight disposed at a second end of the frame opposite to the carrier, wherein the counterweight position relative to the axis is adjustable.
L'oreal

Filter

shown is a filter in which powder aggregation (bridge) is hard to occur, and a time until a rise of differential pressure is caused is long, more specifically, a filtration life is long. The filter has a base material layer, a filtration layer and a skin layer, in which the base material layer is a layer formed by a nonwoven fabric being wound in a multiple manner, and subjected to the thermocompression bonding, the filtration layer is a layer formed by a laminate prepared by laminating at least a through-air nonwoven fabric and a net, being wound in a multiple manner, and subjected to no thermocompression bonding, the skin layer is a layer including a nonwoven fabric, and a mean pore diameter of the nonwoven fabric composing the base material layer and the skin layer is larger than a mean pore diameter of the through-air nonwoven fabric composing the filtration layer..
Jnc Filter Co., Ltd.

Ultrasound probe for treatment of skin

methods and systems for treating skin, such as stretch marks through deep tissue tightening with ultrasound are provided. An exemplary method and system comprise a therapeutic ultrasound system configured for providing ultrasound treatment to a shallow tissue region, such as a region comprising an epidermis, a dermis or a deep dermis.
Guided Therapy Systems, Llc

Ultrasound probe for treating skin laxity

a probe for ultrasound treatment of skin laxity are provided. Systems and methods can include ultrasound imaging of the region of interest for localization of the treatment area, delivering ultrasound energy at a depth and pattern to achieve the desired therapeutic effects, and/or monitoring the treatment area to assess the results and/or provide feedback.
Guided Therapy Systems, L.l.c.

Method for controlling flow in a bodily organ

a method for treating a male impotent patient, the method comprising the steps of cutting the skin of the patient, inserting a dissecting tool and dissecting an area of at least one portion of a tissue wall of a penile portion, and placing a medical device. The medical device comprises a constriction device configured to gently constrict the penile portion to restrict the blood flow leaving the penis, and a stimulation device configured to stimulate the penile portion constricted by the constriction device to at least further restrict the blood flow leaving the penis to achieve erection..

Soluble microneedle containing ingredient for controlling release of neurotransmitters

the present invention relates to a skin administration system capable of improving the efficiency of skin delivery of an ingredient for controlling release of neurotransmitters and, particularly, to a microneedle containing an ingredient for controlling release of neurotransmitters.. .
Lg Household & Health Care Ltd.

Offset catheter securement device with removable retention member

a catheter securement device adapted to be adhesively mounted to the skin of a patient to secure a catheter in place, the device having a flexible, thin, sheet-like base member with a distal edge and a midportion, and a releasable, flexible, thin, sheet-like retention member. The retention member may include a first releasable end, a second releasable end, a proximal edge, and a distal edge.
Tidi Products, Llc

Multifunctional composite skin or wound dressing as regenerative skin substitute

with its unique composite network structure of micro-cavities and microfilaments, a material can mimic the skin barrier function: capable of shielding contamination, moisture absorption, moisture retention, breathability, pliability and adhesion. It is capable of absorbing wound exudates to facilitate rapid, non-invasive autolytic debridement and bi-directional regulation to ensure sufficient drainage, but also targetedly and compartmentally retaining exudates in the dressing to maintain a semi-occlusive local environment with a physiological moisture balance, which is conducive to intercellular and intracellular signal transduction, promoting migration of autologous fibroblasts and epithelial cells, regeneration of granulation tissue and epithelium, accelerating physiological healing and restoration, and reducing recurrence.

Pharmacokinetically extended action topical hair growth formulation, and administration method

a method of inducing hair growth by topical administration of minoxidil is described, including topically applying minoxidil to a skin region susceptible to induction of hair growth, wherein the applied minoxidil is administered to the skin region (i) in a formulation comprising a release composition that mediates a dermal flux of minoxidil of at least 1.5 μg minoxidil/cm2 skin area/hour for a time of from 17 to 27 hours, at an applied dose of from 2 to 20 mg minoxidil to said skin region, and with a period of from 16 to 30 hours before any subsequent reapplication of the formulation, or (ii) subsequent to administration to the skin region of said release composition so that the sequentially applied minoxidil and release composition together mediate the dermal flux of minoxidil of at least 1.5 μg minoxidil/cm2 skin area/hour for a time of from 17 to 27 hours, at an applied dose of from 2 to 20 mg minoxidil to said skin region, and with a period of from 16 to 30 hours before any subsequent sequential reapplication of the minoxidil and release composition.. .

Pharmaceutical composition for preventing or treating inflammatory diseases, containing lactococcus chungangensis as active ingredient

the composition according to the present invention, which comprises lactococcus chungangensis as an active ingredient, has excellent effects of preventing or treating inflammatory diseases, inhibiting the secretion of nitric oxide and prostaglandin e2, which are major inflammatory factors, and inhibiting the secretion of β-hexosaminidase and histamine, which are major factors related to allergies, and also significantly suppressing the production of skin disease-related cytokines and chemokines. Such effects are at the same level as those of conventional skin disease therapeutic agents (tacrolimus), and thus the composition can be used as a preventive or therapeutic agent against inflammatory diseases.
Chung-ang University Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation

Composition comprising collagen and honey

a composition comprising collagen and honey can be produced by addition of an aqueous solution of honey to an aqueous suspension of collagen. The composition is for use in medicine and particularly for use in the treatment of a wound.
Welland Medical Limited

Compositions for sensitive skin

disclosed are compositions and methods for their use that include a combination of hydrolyzed algin, escin, ruscus aculeatus root extract, ammonium glycyrrhizate, centella asiatica extract, hydrolyzed yeast protein, and calendula officinalis flower extract.. .
Mary Kay Inc.

Cyclodextrin compounds for the prevention and treatment of aging

cyclodextrin compound therapeutics to reduce age-related non-bisretinoid lipofuscin in a patient having a buildup of same, said method comprising administering 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin, or its derivatives, or β-cyclodextrin or its derivatives, or α-cyclodextrin or its derivatives, or γ-cyclodextrin or its derivatives in an amount effective to reduce non-bisretinoid lipofuscin levels. The methods include treating and/or preventing aging of the skin, muscle and other tissues and organs, which may result in increased life-span or health-span..
Sens Research Foundation, Inc.

Methods of tracking skin conditions using cyclolignan compounds

the present invention includes compositions and methods for the treatment of skin conditions by administration of a cyclolignan such as picropodophyllin and/or a derivative, metabolite, analog, prodrug, pharmaceutically acceptable salt, or hydrate thereof.. .
M. Alphabet 2, L.l.c.

Topical sanitizer that includes avenanthramides

topical sanitizers including alcohol-based gels, alcohol-based foams, alcohol-free foams, liquid soaps, alcohol-based wipes, and alcohol-based sprays include avenanthramides, which is an active component of oats that is beneficial to the skin. The concentration of avenanthramides can be substantially less when considering the use profile of the person using the sanitizers.
The Idea Folder Llc

Combination of plant extracts to improve skin tone

a method of whitening skin or evening out skin tone is disclosed. The method can include topically applying to skin in need of treatment a composition comprising an effective amount of an aqueous extract of white navy bean powder, wherein topical application of the composition whitens skin or evens out skin tone..
Mary Kay Inc.

Anti-acne compositions and methods of use

the present disclosure relates to cosmetic compositions and methods for using the cosmetic compositions to improve the appearance of skin. For example, the cosmetic compositions can be used to treat acne, to treat inflammation, to provide anti-aging benefits to the skin, etc.
L'oreal

Trpv3 agonists for the treatment of skin conditions

described are methods and uses of trpv3 agonists for the treatment of conditions associated with trpv3 pathophysiology such as acne, psoriasis, dermatitis, would healing, the inhibition of hair growth, anxiety or depression. Peptides comprising all or part of the c-terminal portion of soricidin are shown to activate trpv3 cation channel activity and/or promote wound healing in keratinocytes..

Stable foam compositions and methods of using the same to provide enhanced sensory and visual benefits to skin

a liquid foamable composition includes a cationic surfactant, a nonionic surfactant, or mixtures of these surfactants, a fatty alcohol, a sebum absorbing component. The sebum absorbing component includes silica silylate, hydrophobically or hydrophilically surface modified silica silylate or a mixture thereof.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Methods and devices for skin closure

a wound closure device and a method of its use are disclosed. The wound closure device comprises a wound closure strip, the wound closure strip comprising a wound-facing side and a top side, the wound-facing side comprises an adhesive applied over at least a portion of the wound facing side of the wound closure strip and a non-symmetric, two-part release liner assembly detachably adhered to the adhesive, the release liner assembly comprising a first section and a second section with the second section comprising a wound closure strip-free portion forming a tab.
Ethicon, Inc.

Methods and devices for skin closure

a wound closure device and a method of its use are disclosed. The wound closure device comprises a wound closure strip, the wound closure strip comprising a wound-facing side and a top side, the wound-facing side comprises an adhesive applied over at least a portion of the wound facing side of the wound closure strip and a non-symmetric, two-part release liner assembly detachably adhered to the adhesive, the release liner assembly comprising a first section and a second section with the second section comprising a wound closure strip-free portion forming a tab..
Ethicon, Inc.

Percutaneous device

an intracorporeal portion of a percutaneous device for a joint disarticulation prosthesis or joint replacement prosthesis, the intracorporeal portion having an extracorporeal portion or having means for rigidly coupling directly to an extracorporeal portion, the extracorporeal portion being for location exterior to the skin, the intracorporeal portion having an articulating component for articulating with an articulating surface, wherein the articulating component is intracorporeal when installed in a human or animal subject.. .
Stanmore Implants Worldwide Limited

Surgical skin lesion removal

embodiments include methods, systems, and computer program products for treating skin lesions. Aspects include receiving an indication that a patient is oriented.
International Business Machines Corporation

Percutaneous access devices and bone anchor assemblies

a percutaneous access device includes an inner tube and an outer tube disposed about at least a portion of the inner tube. The outer tube may be sized to span from a skin incision in a patient to a site proximate the spine of the patient.
Medos International Sarl

Apparatus for hair transplantation

systems, methods, and apparatuses are disclosed for transplanting hair. In some example embodiments, an apparatus for transplanting hair may include a handle, a needle extending from the handle and including a beveled distal end for creating an implant site in skin.

Method and detecting body-related temperature changes

methods and apparatuses (10) for detecting body-related temperature changes are provided. The method comprises measuring a skin-surface temperature at a first temperature sensor element (12) at a measuring rate (s21) and measuring an ambient temperature at a second temperature sensor element (13) at the measuring rate (s22).
Nokia Technologies Oy

Electronic providing skin inspection information thereof

an electronic apparatus and a method for providing skin inspection information thereof are provided. The method includes the following steps.
Cal-comp Big Data, Inc.

Sampling device and system for collecting a body fluid sample

this disclosure concerns a sampling device and a system for collecting body fluid, comprising a metal lancing unit having a distal tip suitable for piercing skin and a capillary channel extending between the tip and a proximal section of the lancing unit for collecting body fluid; and further comprising a plastic holding unit affixed to the lancing unit for manipulating the lancing unit in order to form an incision in the skin, wherein the holding unit contains a sorbent adapted for sorption of moisture and/or volatile substances to protect the sampling device from degradation prior to use.. .
Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.

Detecting apparatus based on image for blood glucose concentration and method thereof

the present invention provides a detecting apparatus based on image for detecting blood glucose concentration and method thereof. The detecting apparatus comprising a lighting device, an image capture device, a thermal imager and an operating device.
National Applied Research Laboratories

Pulse wave detection device and pulse wave detection program

a pulse wave detection device color converts a frame image of a moving image from rbg components to yiq components, and identifies an eye section using the eye color of a user prepared in advance with a q component. Next, the pulse wave detection device uses the y values of the eye section to detect the brightness of the imaging environment.
Equos Research Co., Ltd.

Anti-chafing underwear

an anti-chafing underwear minimizes abrasive skin-to-skin contact on all skin surfaces from the mid-thigh to the waist, including the skin of the upper thigh, between the buttocks in the gluteal fold, inner thigh, scrotum, and the phallus, while retaining the genitals, the phallus, and scrotum in a relaxed position. The underwear comprises a waistband, a left panel, a right panel, a center panel, and a front panel.

Method and device for producing electromagnetic fields that influence the nervous system of insects

the invention relates to a method and to a device for repelling insects by means of a two-channel pulse pattern transmitter (1), which, by means of the integrated antennas (34a, 34b), emits two electromagnetic waves (35a, 36a) phase-shifted against each other by 180 degrees and modulated and pulsed with the pulse patterns (24, 23) and produces two electromagnetic fields (35b, 36b), which act on insects (45) located in the radiation range (76) in such a way that the neurons (50, 53) located in the supraesophageal and subesophageal ganglia (48, 51) and the sensory neurons (65), the motor neurons (66), and the interneurons that exist in the central and peripheral nervous system (63, 64) of bloodsucking insects (45) are influenced in such a way that the signals and reflexes produced by the neurons trigger abnormal behaviors that put the insects into an inactive state such that bloodsucking insects cannot penetrate the skin of humans and thus cannot suck blood.. .

Hybrid design of heat spreader and temperature sensor for direct handheld device skin temperature measurement

the disclosure generally relates to a hybrid design whereby a heat spreader arranged to reduce an external skin temperature on a handheld device may further enable the external skin temperature to be directly measured. For example, the heat spreader may be thermally coupled to at least one external surface and include at least one region in which a plurality of recesses are formed such that an electrical resistance is produced in the at least one region when a current is applied thereto.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Thermally conductive, electrically insulating protection layer for de-icing heaters

disclosed is the use of a boron nitride nanotube (bnnt) fabric as a skin for protection of nano-carbon heaters used for de-icing aircrafts or other vehicles. This allows the heaters to be resistant to hail, bird, and other mechanical striking damages, and can be applied to parts of aircraft that require acoustic protection..
Goodrich Corporation

Method and controlling uplink transmission on discontinuous reception operation in wireless communication system

a method for controlling uplink transmissions on discontinuous reception (drx) operation, by a wireless device, in a wireless communication system, the method includes configuring a channel quality indicator (cqi) masking which indicates that channel state information is to be reported on a physical uplink control channel (pucch) while an ondurationtimer is running; determining, at a first subframe prior to a second subframe, whether or not the ondurationtimer is to be running at the second subframe according to whether or not a physical downlink control channel (pdcch) is received at the first subframe; and controlling the uplink transmissions so as not to report the channel state information on the pucch at the second subframe if the ondurationtimer is determined, at the first subframe, to be not running at the second subframe, wherein the channel state information includes at least one of a cqi, a precoding matrix index (pmi).. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Coupling apparatuses for transcutaneous bone conduction devices

presented herein are non-surgical or superficial coupling apparatuses for transcutaneous bone conduction devices. A coupling apparatus comprises a drive plate configured to be detachably connected to a transcutaneous bone conduction device.

Methods of forming a semiconductor device structure including a stair step structure, and related semiconductor devices

a method of forming a semiconductor device structure comprises forming a stack structure over a substrate, the stack structure comprising tiers each independently comprising a sacrificial structure and an insulating structure and longitudinally adjacent the sacrificial structure. A masking structure is formed over a portion of the stack structure.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Fin patterning for a fin-type field-effect transistor

methods for fabricating fins for a fin-type field-effect transistor (finfet) and fin structures for a finfet. A conformal layer is formed that includes respective first portions on sidewalls of first hardmask sections previously formed on a substrate, a recess between the first portions on the sidewalls of each adjacent pair of the first hardmask sections, and a second portion between the substrate and the recess.
Globalfoundries Inc.

System and capturing and producing biometric-matching quality fingerprints and other types of dactylographic images with a mobile device

an optical module includes a housing with a lighting mechanism, an aperture formed therein, and a window that frames a transparent surface adapted to contact a skin surface of a person, for example, a fingertip. The lighting mechanism provides light to illuminate the skin surface placed upon the transparent surface.
Aware, Inc.

Method and device for securing medical record

a method and system for securing medical record associated with a patient is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes obtaining the medical record associated with the patient from a medical record database, wherein the medical record includes a patient identifier, patient information, and medical data.

Method and masking and transmitting data

a method and apparatus for transmitting data includes determining whether to apply a mask to a cache line that includes a first type of data and a second type of data for transmission based upon a first criteria. The second type of data is filtered from the cache line, and the first type of data along with an identifier of the applied mask is transmitted.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Apparatus and improved extract instructions

an apparatus is described that includes instruction execution circuitry to execute first, second, third, and fourth instructions, the first and second instructions select a first group of input vector elements from one of multiple first non-overlapping sections of respective first and second input vectors. Each of the multiple first non-overlapping sections have a same bit width as the first group.
Intel Corporation

Transparent electrode-attached complex, transfer film, manufacturing transparent electrode-attached complex, and electrostatic capacitance-type input device

provided are a transparent electrode-attached complex which includes a base material, a transparent electrode pattern, an optical adjustment member, and a transparent protective layer in this order, in which the optical adjustment member has at least one layer of low-refractive index layers that are odd-numbered layers from a transparent electrode pattern side and at least one layer of high-refractive index layers that are even-numbered layers from the transparent electrode pattern side, a difference in refractive index between the low-refractive index layer and the high-refractive index layer that are directly adjacent to each other is 0.05 or more, a refractive index of the high-refractive index layer is 2.10 or lower, and a thickness of each of the low-refractive index layer and the high-refractive index layer is 5 to 80 nm, has excellent transparent electrode pattern-masking properties, is capable of reducing unevenness attributed to an optical adjustment member, and has an excellent pencil hardness even without using a transparent film having a high refractive index on the base material-side of a transparent electrode pattern; a transfer film; a method for manufacturing a transparent electrode-attached complex; and an electrostatic capacitance-type input device.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Closure member with decorative panel

a door panel comprises a body, first and second skins on opposite sides of the body, each having an opening aligned with the other opening, a first lip portion being provided on the first skin and adjacent the opening for holding a decorative panel and a pair of coupling elements provided on the first and second skins respectively and extending therebetween for inter-engagement to thereby fix relative positions of the first and second skins. The first and second skins define a space therebetween for receiving filling material to form the body, and include a partition in and extending across the space to delineate a portion of the space separate from the openings for receiving the filling material to form the body..
Nan Ya Plastics Corporation

Shower drain box

a drain or sump box features a combination of a housing, a pump, a float switch and a deodorant bar retainer. The housing may include a housing floor and a wall structure attached thereto and configured to receive and contain waste water.
Flow Control Llc

Composition for preventing or treating atopic dermatitis comprising x-shape dna structure as active ingredient

the present invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition for preventing or treating atopic dermatitis, the pharmaceutical composition including, as an active ingredient, x-shaped dna (xl-dna) formed by complementary binding of oligonucleotides having nucleotide sequences of seq id no: 1 to seq id no: 4. When the pharmaceutical composition is subcutaneously injected into an animal model of atopic dermatitis, effects of easing skin lesions, such as erythema, bleeding and edema, and the like, and ear edema, and reducing expression of immunoglobulin e (ige) are exhibited.
The Catholic University Of Korea Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation

Car-t lymphocytes engineered to home to lymph node b cell zone, skin, or gastrointestinal tract

in one embodiment, provided herein are cells, e.g., t cells expressing receptors that that cause a cell expressing the receptors to home to specific anatomical regions, e.g., the b cell zone of lymph nodes, the gastrointestinal tract, or the skin. Also provided herein is use of such cells, e.g., t lymphocytes, to treat diseases such as cancer..
Anthrogenesis Corporation

Bonding tissues and cross-linking proteins with naphthalimide compounds

naphthalimide compounds as used in tissue bonding and protein cross-linking applications. When activated by an activating agent, such as light in the 400-500 nm absorption range, the naphthalimide compounds form chemically-reactive species that cross-link proteins, bond connective tissues together, and bone tissues and other biomaterials together.
Alumend, Llc

Novel tetragalnac and peptide containing conjugates and methods for delivery of oligonucleotides

disclosed herein is a modular composition comprising 1) an oligonucleotide; 2) one or more tetragalnac ligands of formula (i), which may be the same or different; optionally, 3) one or more linkers, which may be the same or different; 4) one or more peptides independently selected from table 3, which may be the same or different; and optionally, 5) one or more targeting ligands, solubilizing agents, pharmacokinetics enhancing agents, lipids, and/or masking agents.. .
Sirna Therapeutics, Inc.

Rotating proprotor arrangement for a tiltrotor aircraft

a propulsion system includes an engine disposed within a fuselage, a first gearbox coupled to the engine, a wing member having an upper wing skin and torque box formed by a first rib, a second rib, a first spar and second spar, a drive shaft coupled to the first gearbox and disposed within the wing member, a second gear box coupled to the drive shaft and disposed outboard from the second rib or inboard from the first rib, and a rotatable proprotor coupled to the second gear box. The rotatable proprotor includes a plurality of rotor blades, a rotor mast having a mast axis of rotation, and a proprotor gearbox coupled to the rotor mast.
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.

Interior part and manufacturing the same

the interior part includes a skin layer joined to one surface of a base-material layer. The base-material layer contains reinforcing fibers and a thermoplastic resin binding the reinforcing fibers.

Interior part and manufacturing the same

the interior part includes a skin layer joined to a base-material layer. The base-material layer includes reinforcing fibers and a thermoplastic resin.

Thermal transfer sheet, thermal transfer image-receiving sheet, forming printed product, and printed product

in a thermal transfer sheet 100 in which a transfer layer 10 is provided on a substrate 1, the transfer layer 10 has a layered structure in which a receiving layer 2, an intermediate layer 3, and a masking layer 4 are layered in this order from the side of the substrate 1, and the intermediate layer 3 contains inorganic particles.. .

Foam product

a foam product includes a foam core, a soft skin covering the foam core, and a base structure on which the foam core is disposed. The foam core of expanded beads has an outer surface on which some outermost beads of the expanded beads are exposed and bulging outward with different heights to form a bubbly texture.
Agit Global Ip Holdings, Llc.

Method for manufacturing stiffened panels of composite material by means of co-curing

method for manufacturing stiffened panels, comprising the following steps: forming a first and a second wet skin, each comprising a plurality of plies of preimpregnated composite material; forming a plurality of pairs of wet stringers, comprising a plurality of plies of preimpregnated material, wherein forming each pair of wet stringers comprises a) forming an assembly having a central web extending between opposite end flanges, and b) cutting the assembly along a median plane so as to form a pair of wet stringers, placing the pairs of wet stringers on the first wet skin by means of removable supporting members; turning the second wet skin over and placing it on the pairs of stringers, so as to obtain a pair of wet panels arranged above each other; and subjecting the pair of wet panels to a same curing cycle.. .
Leonardo S.p.a.

Injection mold for injection stretch blow molding machine, molding preform, preform, molding container, and container

according to the present invention, in order to improve the productivity of an injection stretch blow molding machine, when a core mold is lifted during mold opening at an injection molding part of the injection stretch blow molding machine, stress is dispersed so as not to concentrate at an area where the thickness changes between a preform opening and a preform body so that the preform body is inhibited from being lifted at a skin layer formed in the area where the thickness changes between the preform opening and the preform body. In a preform (30) where a skin layer (34) at the surface has a lower temperature than a middle layer (35) so as to allow a preform body (32) and a preform bottom (33) to expand and deform from the inside of the preform toward the outside of the preform, the skin layer (34) bridging between the inner surface of the preform body (32) and the inner surface of the preform opening (31) is formed in a tapered shape that opens upward at an outward slant with respect to an extension line (38) of the inner surface of the preform body (32) extending above the skin layer (34) so that, during the lifting of the core mold, the stress exerted from the preform body (32) is dispersed at a stress dispersing plane section (39) formed with the skin layer (34)..
A. K. Technical Laboratory, Inc.

Safety razor and blade unit for safety razor

disclosed is a blade unit for a safety razor, comprising: a blade housing comprising a plurality of blades having respective cutting edges lying in a shaving plane and being arranged to exert a cutting action when moved across a user's skin in a shaving direction; and a guard in front of the cutting edges and a cap to the rear of the cutting edges, the guard including an elongate lubricating strip, the cap including a non-flexible concave back portion supporting a convex lubricating pad, the convex lubricating pad having a convex skin-contacting surface and a rear edge curved in a single arc shape along its entirety. No separate frame is provided around an outer perimeter for fixing the convex lubricating pad, so that the convex lubricating pad rear edge meets flush with the non-flexible concave back portion, providing a smooth, lubricated rear edge of the blade unit..
Beiersdorf Ag

Electric shaver with imaging capability

system and method for improving the shaving experience by providing improved visibility of the skin shaving area. A digital camera is integrated with the electric shaver for close image capturing of shaving area, and displaying it on a display unit.
May Patents Ltd.

Vertical roll mill

a vertical roll mill may include a grinding plate, a grinding roll, a nozzle ring that horizontally surrounds the grinding plate, an air feed apparatus disposed under the nozzle ring, a discharge element disposed below or in a region of the air feed apparatus, and a bypass apparatus disposed in the nozzle ring. The bypass apparatus may form a connection between the nozzle ring and the discharge element.
Thyssenkrupp Ag

Electrical stimulator for peripheral stimulation

neurostimulation assemblies, systems, and methods make possible the providing of short-term therapy or diagnostic testing by providing electrical connections between muscles and/or nerves inside the body and stimulus generators and/or recording instruments mounted on the surface of the skin or carried outside the body. The assembly affords maximum patient mobility and comfort through differentiated components having minimal profiles and connected by way of detachable and adjustable connections..
Spr Therapeutics, Inc.

Sleep assistance device for multiple users

a sleep assistance device is provided-for, including a contactless biometric sensor, a processor, memory, and a speaker. The processor detects a user's sleep state by reading signals from the contactless biometric sensor.
Bose Corporation

Sleep assistance device

a sleep assistance device is provided-for, including a contactless biometric sensor, a processor, memory, and a speaker. The processor detects a user's sleep state by reading signals from the contactless biometric sensor.
Bose Corporation

Intravenous access device

the invention provides a device for application to the skin of a patient to facilitate intravenous access, e.g. Via needles, syringes, cannulas or catheters, the device having an upper surface and a lower surface, wherein the lower surface is suitable for contacting the skin of the patient at the location of a vein to be accessed.
Gateway Devices Limited

Auto-injector with active agent container latching

in an elongated casing, an active agent container connected to an injection needle can be shifted axially by a spring force. Auto-injectors which are sold or distributed filled and with the springs tensed have to be provided with a needle protecting cap to ensure the sterility of the injection needle.
Tecpharma Licensing Ag

Heat stable hyaluronic acid compositions for dermatological use

the disclosure provides hyaluronic acid (ha) gel formulations and methods for treating the appearance of the skin. The formulations contain hyaluronic acid and at least one additional ingredient.
Allergan Industrie, Sas

Dietary supplements containing dehydrated strawberry

compositions and processes are disclosed for a capsule, tablet, or pill comprised of powdered strawberries. Fresh strawberries are washed, de-calyxed, and then processed into a dry pulp.

Antiseptics

the present invention is based on the surprising antiseptic nature of chlorhexidine when combined with essential oils. It has been found that chlorhexidine, combined with an essential oil, is surprisingly effective at penetrating the skin surface and providing an antiseptic effect within the skin.
Insight Health Limited

Compositions and methods for treatment of skin disorders

described herein are compositions and methods of treatment for acne and other skin disorders involving the use of probiotics. In certain aspects, microbes included in the probiotics have been engineered or selected for the treatment of specific skin disorders..
Naked Biome, Inc.

Medical methods utilising high purity diaminophenothiazinium compounds

this disclosure pertains generally to the field of chemical synthesis and purification, and more specifically to methods of synthesizing and purifying certain 3,7 diamino-phenothiazin-5-ium compounds (referred to herein as “diaminophenothiaziniumcompounds”) including methythioninium chloride (mtc) (also known as methylene blue). In one embodiment, the method comprises the steps of, in order: nitrosylation (nos); nitrosyl reduction (nr); thiosulfonic acid formation (tsaf); oxidative coupling (oc); cr(vi) reduction (cr); isolation and purification of zwitterionic intermediate (iapozi); ring closure (rc); chloride salt-formation (csf); one of: sulphide treatment (st); dimethyldithiocarbamate treatment (dt); carbonate treatment (ct); ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid treatment (edtat); organic extraction (oe); and recrystallisation (rx).
Wista Laboratories Ltd.

Composition for activating longevity genes, containing kojic acid derivative as active ingredient

disclosed is a composition for activating longevity genes, particularly, a sirt-1, klotho, xpd, ercc8 or foxo3a gene, containing a kojic acid derivative as an active ingredient. The composition activates longevity genes, thereby having anticancer, lifetime extension, skin moisturization or skin barrier strengthening effects..
Amorepacific Corporation

Pharmaceutical composition of ibuprofen sodium for oral administration

the present invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition of ibuprofen sodium in the form of oral solution, comprising a taste masking system based on sodium bicarbonate and povidone. The combination of the masking effect of chemical type facilitated by sodium bicarbonate, with the masking effect of physical type favored by povidone, completely eliminates the bitter taste and the feeling of irritation and burning perceived in the throat when ibuprofen is administered in soluble form.
Innovazone Labs Llc

Transdermal delivery of cannabidiol with other active moieties including cannabinoids

transdermal delivery devices for the delivery of cannabidiol (cbd) and related moieties are shown and described. In a reservoir-patch design, a microporous, hydrophilic membrane and a backing define a reservoir that houses a mixture of cbd, a polar liquid, and a gelling agent, along with other moieties that seem to be enhanced or bioavailability of increased by the same.
Life Tech Global, Llc

Microneedle patch for delivering an active ingredient to skin

the present invention relates to a microneedle patch composition comprising one or more microneedles each comprising: (a) a tapered tip portion containing a therapeutically active ingredient dispersed in a matrix of a biodegradable polymer capable of providing sustained release of the therapeutically active ingredient over a period of at least two days after insertion of the microneedle or microneedles into the skin, and (b) a fast dissolving microneedle backing layer portion containing a water-soluble polymer overlayering the tip portion, said microneedle or microneedles being attached to and extending from an adhesive surface of a removable substrate.. .
Leo Pharma A/s

Skin penetration enhancing systems for polar drugs

the invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions and related methods for the topical administration of polar drugs. In a particular embodiment, the invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition comprising an active pharmaceutical agent that is a polar drug, such as potassium 2,5-dihydroxybenzenesulfonate, at least one occlusive agent, and at least one stabilizer..
Amderma Pharmaceuticals, Llc

Transdermal hormone delivery

compositions and devices for transdermal hormone delivery are disclosed. The compositions and devices include desogestrel and enable delivery of effective amounts of progestin without the use of skin permeation enhancers..
Agile Therapeutics, Inc.

Compositions and treating fungal skin conditions and inflammation

a topical composition for treating fungal skin infections with associated inflammation may include making or administering to the affected skin area an antifungal and steroid, such as a corticosteroid. Certain compositions may include antifungals such as itraconazole or econazole and corticosteroids such as fluticasone, fluocinonide, or clobetasol.
Cmpd Licensing, Llc

Hydroalcoholic extract of schinus molle, cosmetic compositions comprising the same and cosmetic uses thereof

the invention relates to a hydroalcoholic extract of the aerial parts of schinus molle. The invention is characterised in that it comprises predominantly quercitrin and miquelianin among the extracted polyphenols, in a concentration, respectively, of at least 0.04% of quercitrin by weight of the total weight of the extract, and of at least 0.02% of miquelianin by weight of the total weight of the extract, the other extracted polyphenols, considered independently of one another, being present in trace form.
Jafer

Topical skin compositions for treating wrinkles

a method of stimulating adipogenesis in a person's skin is disclosed. The method can include topically applying to skin in need thereof, a composition comprising an effective amount of commiphora mukul resin or an extract thereof that includes oleo gum resin, wherein adipogenesis in the person's skin is stimulated..
Mary Kay Inc.

Skin care compositions comprising microfibrillated cellulose

the present invention relates to the use of microfibrillated cellulose as an anti-wrinkle agent. The present invention also relates to a skin care composition comprising at least one microfibrillated cellulose, said at least one microfibrillated cellulose being characterized by a water holding capacity of at least 40 and to a method for preparing the same..
Borregaard As

Novel uses of the peptide of sequence his-d-trp-ala-trp-d-phe-lys-nh2 for reducing or delaying the appearance of cell senescence and signs of skin aging

the present invention relates to the cosmetic use of a composition including, as the active agent, 0.1 to 1 μm of a synthetic peptide of sequence his-d-trp-ala-trp-d-phe-lys-nh2 or one of the salts thereof in a physiologically suitable medium, in order to reduce or delay the appearance of cell senescence and signs of skin aging. The present invention also relates to a method for cosmetic treatment which relates to these novel uses, including comprising the steps of applying the composition, topically, at least once per day, for a period of at least two days..
Isp Investments Llc

Composition containing theasapogenol derivative as active ingredient

the present specification discloses a composition for shrinking pores, inhibiting or improving wrinkles, promoting skin elasticity, regulating sebum, and preventing or improving acne skin, the composition containing, as an active ingredient, theasapogenol derivative 21-o-angeloyltheasapogenol e3 as one embodiment.. .
Amorepacific Corporation

Topical cosmetic treatment of skin and scalp and corresponding active ingredient based on an extract of apium graveolens

the invention provides the use of at least one alkyl-phthalide or a plant extract comprising mainly said alkyl-phthalide for the topical cosmetic treatment of the skin and of the scalp, in particular an anti-dandruff treatment. According to the invention, a co2 supercritical extract of apium graveolens seeds consisting mainly of sedanenolide may be used..
Sederma

Pituitous silicone emulsions

the present invention provides methods for preparing emulsions of silicone fluids having pituitous rheological properties. The present invention also provides emulsions of a silicone fluid having pituitous rheological properties and composition comprising the emulsions.
Dow Corning Corporation

Hand-held, dual mode self-care device

disclosed is a hand-held, dual mode self-care device for use by individuals for care of their bodies. A three-way switch selectively powers either a vibrational pad at one end of the device or a vacuum pump at the opposite end of the device from the same electric motor.

Rapid skin treatment using microcoring

described herein are technologies, methods, and/or devices for treating skin (e.g., eliminating tissue volume, tightening skin, lifting skin, and/or reducing skin laxity) by selectively excising a plurality of microcores without thermal energy being imparted to surrounding (e.g., non-excised) tissue. In certain embodiments, excising is completed within a certain time or is performed at a certain rate.
Cytrellis Biosystems, Inc.

Methods for delivery of bodily fluids onto a fibrous substrate

the disclosed apparatus, systems and methods relate to devices, systems and methods for the collection of bodily fluids. The collector can make use of microfluidic networks connected to collection sites on the skin of a subject to gather and shuttle blood into a removable cartridge.

Bioimpedance based pulse waveform sensing

an arterial pulse wave may be determined via a system that includes a pressure transducing pad configured to temporarily attach to skin of a user and to deflect outwards from the skin proportionate to pressure applied by an artery. A sensor is configured to measure outward deflection of the pressure transducing pad.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method of monitoring the status of a wound

a system for determining a clinically relevant temperature differential between a predetermined area of interest on the body surface of a mammal and a control area on the body surface of said mammal, said system comprising: a visual and thermal image capturing device, said image capturing device comprising: a housing, a means for capturing a digital visual image within said housing; and a means for capturing a digital thermal image within said housing; a display apparatus, said display apparatus comprising means for showing said captured visual image and said captured thermal image; and a computing apparatus, said computing apparatus operatively connected to said image capturing device and to said display apparatus, said computing apparatus comprising: a means for selecting a control area on the surface of the skin; a means for determining an temperature of said control area; a means for selecting an area of clinical interest within said visual image; a means for calculating plane geometric features of said selected area of clinical interest; a means for overlaying said digital image onto said thermal image in a desired orientation on said display apparatus; and a means for applying a unique pixel value to a specific predetermined temperature range on said thermal image.. .

Optical coherence tomography device

according to one embodiment, an optical coherence tomography (oct) device includes: a light source; a mirror to reflect a light from the light source; a light receiver to output the light from the light source to skin and receive a light reflected from the skin; a detector to detect an interference signal between the light reflected from the mirror and the light received by the light receiver; an image sensor to convert the detected interference signal into an image signal; a processor to output a second signal by filtering a first signal based on the image signal, calculate an error by using the first signal and the second signal, and output an error-compensated image by compensating for the calculated error; and a display to display the error-compensated image. In this configuration, the oct device may reduce noise caused by the image sensor, to display a skin image with improved quality..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Sheet packs and methods for treating skin

a sheet pack comprising an absorbent layer impregnated with a treatment composition containing at least one ingredient that when topically applied to skin stimulates a gene that is variably expressed over a 24 hour period in native untreated skin cells; the sheet pack contained in a package with user instructions to topically apply the sheet pack to the skin at a time when the gene that is stimulated by the ingredient is being maximally expressed in native untreated skin cells; and methods for treating skin and methods for making a sheet pack.. .
Elc Management Llc

A laser shaving device

a laser shaving device (1) comprising a housing (2) having a skin engaging face (4) and a recess (6) extending into the housing (2) from said skin engaging face (4). The skin engaging face (4) lying in or intersecting a plane (8) that extends across the recess (6) and being positionable against a skin surface (5) such that the skin surface (5) assumes a substantially domed-shape extending in a direction out of the plane (8) of the skin engaging face (4) into the recess (6).
Koninklijke Philips N.v

Cigarette rolling paper with folding assist

a cigarette rolling paper includes a rectangular sheet of cigarette paper having a frontside surface and a backside surface. A rectangular strip of deformable material is attached at one end to the frontside surface of the sheet.

Composition using cross-linked hyaluronic acid for topical cosmetic and therapeutic applications

disclosed are compositions comprising crosslinked hyaluronic acid gels, preferably vinyl sulfone cross-linked hyaluronic acid known as hylan b gel, for use in topical cosmetic and dermatological formulations. The hylan b gel in these formulations provides prolonged delivery of incorporated substances to the surface of the skin, to provide a hydrated film on the surface of the skin, and to provide a substantive and compatible film on the skin..
Eternal Plant Boijl B.v.

Apple tree named 'maia8'

a new and distinct variety of apple tree was identified from a population of seedlings derived from a cross of ‘goldrush’ and ‘sweet 16’. The new variety, named ‘maia8’, is distinct from ‘goldrush’ as ‘maia8’ ripens late-september, 5 weeks before ‘goldrush’.
Eternal Plant Boijl B.v.

Apple tree named 'maia7'

a new and distinct variety of apple tree was identified from a population of seedlings derived from an open-pollinated ‘honeycrisp’ progeny test. The new variety, named ‘maia7’ is distinct from ‘honeycrisp’ as ‘maia7’ ripens mid-october, 4-5 weeks after ‘honeycrisp’.
Eternal Plant Boijl B.v.

Chem-master International, Inc.

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Mounting assembly for a bone conduction hearing device

a mounting assembly for arranging a bone conducting hearing device to a skin surface over the skull of a user is disclosed. The mounting assembly comprises an attachment element configured to be attached to a corresponding vibrator attachment element of a vibrator assembly, the attachment element and the vibrator attachment element being adapted to operationally couple with each other; a plate member configured to be arranged over the skin surface; one or more removably arranged mounting structures arranged outside the skull for attaching the mounting assembly to the skin surface over the skull..
Oticon Medical A/s

Wearable device

to provide a wearable device a part of which directly comes in contact with the skin of a living body includes silicone foam and which is excellent in durability and comfortability. An earpiece 150 includes a core 152 that is attached to a sound conduit 140, and an ear canal attachment section 156 that is attached to an outer side of the core 152 and comes into contact with an ear canal inner wall of a wearer.
Sony Corporation

Image synthesis device and image synthesis method

an image synthesis device includes imaging unit (110) that photographs video, displayer (150) that displays the photographed video, and makeup image superimposing unit (140) that changes brightness of a makeup image superimposed with a face of the video on a pixel basis and superimposes the makeup image of which the brightness is changed on the face of the video, every time skin brightness of the face included in the video changes. Even if the brightness that illuminates the face changes, it is possible to synthesize the makeup image with an image familiar to the skin in real time..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for providing wireless power to deep implanted devices

the present disclosure relates to systems and methods for providing wireless power to implanted devices. Consistent with some embodiments, a power system for providing wireless power to a device implanted in a body of an individual includes a first antenna loop that produces a first electromagnetic wave and at least one second antenna loop that produces a second electromagnetic wave.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

Nonplanar device and strain-generating channel dielectric

various methods are disclosed herein for fabricating non-planar circuit devices having strain-producing features. An exemplary method includes forming a fin structure that includes a first portion that includes a first semiconductor material and a second portion that includes a second semiconductor material that is different than the first semiconductor material.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Multi-angled deposition and masking for custom spacer trim and selected spacer removal

multi-angled deposition and masking techniques are provided to enable custom trimming and selective removal of spacers that are used for patterning features at sub-lithographic dimensions. For example, a method includes forming a sacrificial mandrel on a substrate, and forming first and second spacers on opposing sidewalls of the sacrificial mandrel.
International Business Machines Corporation

Multi-angled deposition and masking for custom spacer trim and selected spacer removal

multi-angled deposition and masking techniques are provided to enable custom trimming and selective removal of spacers that are used for patterning features at sub-lithographic dimensions. For example, a method includes forming a sacrificial mandrel on a substrate, and forming first and second spacers on opposing sidewalls of the sacrificial mandrel.
International Business Machines Corporation

Multi-angled deposition and masking for custom spacer trim and selected spacer removal

multi-angled deposition and masking techniques are provided to enable custom trimming and selective removal of spacers that are used for patterning features at sub-lithographic dimensions. For example, a method includes forming a sacrificial mandrel on a substrate, and forming first and second spacers on opposing sidewalls of the sacrificial mandrel.
International Business Machines Corporation

Textured skin for chamber components

a chamber component for a processing chamber is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a chamber component for a processing chamber has a base component body.
Applied Materials, Inc.

Multipurpose contacts for delivering electro-haptic feedback to a wearer

wearable devices are described herein including a housing and a mount configured to mount the housing to an external surface of a wearer. The wearable devices further include first and second electrical contacts protruding from the housing and configured such that the electrical contacts can be used to measure a galvanic skin resistance of skin proximate to the electrical contacts when the wearable device is mounted to the external surface of the wearer.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

Detection system and picture filtering method thereof

a detection system including a light source, an image sensor and a processor is provided. The light source is configured to illuminate an object.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

Apparatus and improved insert instructions

an apparatus is described having instruction execution logic circuitry to execute first, second, third and fourth instruction. Both the first instruction and the second instruction insert a first group of input vector elements to one of multiple first non overlapping sections of respective first and second resultant vectors.
Intel Corporation

Apparatus and improved permute instructions

an apparatus is described having instruction execution logic circuitry. The instruction execution logic circuitry has input vector element routing circuitry to perform the following for each of three different instructions: for each of a plurality of output vector element locations, route into an output vector element location an input vector element from one of a plurality of input vector element locations that are available to source the output vector element.
Intel Corporation

Paint your place application for optimizing digital painting of an image

a user-facing front end screen display of an illustrative digital image painting application includes a bucket tool which enables a user to apply a selected color to a selected area of an uploaded digital image such as a wall of a room, a paint brush tool to fill in missed areas, an eraser tool is to remove misapplied color, masking tools to mask off selected areas, and a tolerance slider tool to assist in properly filling in painted areas. Improved image preprocessing methods enable better definition of areas of the image to be painted the same color..
Behr Process Corporation

Electro-optic displays, and processes for the production thereof

improvements in the production of electro-optic displays include: (a) use of a masking film to keep a selected area of a backplane (such as a front electrode contact) free from electro-optic material; (b) spray coating of electrophoretic capsules on to a substrate under controlled conditions; (c) forming a monolayer of capsules on a substrate by prior deposition of a water-swellable polymer; and (d) overcoating a layer of electro-optic material with a solvent-free polymerizable liquid material, contacting this layer with a light-transmissive electrode layer, and polymerizing the liquid material to adhere the electrode layer to the electro-optic material.. .
E Ink Corporation

Flexible electronics for wearable healthcare sensors

aspects include a method of manufacturing a flexible electronic structure that includes a metal or doped silicon substrate. Aspects include depositing an insulating layer on a silicon substrate.
International Business Machines Corporation

Coolant device, dispenser and methods

this invention provides a thin and discreet coolant device, and single and multiple unit dispenser containers containing the same. The coolant device comprises a first packet being comprised of a waterproof or water-resistant material containing water therewithin and further comprising a fold and further adapted to have a selectively permanent connection between external and internal layers of said fold, such that upon applying a force to laterally extend the ends of said packet, a rupture of said first packet occurs allowing for the leakage of the water contained therewithin.

Green dynamic shading system for improving energy efficiency in buildings

an environmental system is disclosed. The environmental system is configured to provide varying degrees of ventilation and shading.

Vascularized skin models

a synthetic skin tissue is served by at least one synthetic blood vessel and includes a physiologically representative population of cells including fibroblasts and keratinocytes, wherein some keratinocytes are in a differentiated state.. .
The Government Of The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Peptide for inducing regeneration of tissue and use thereof

(means for solution) multiple peptides were synthesized, and the migration-promoting activity of each peptide was evaluated. As a result, the present inventors successfully identified multiple peptides that have migration-promoting activity on a pdgfrα-positive bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell line (msc-1).

Compounds having antioxidant activity against free radicals and anti-inflammatory activity, and corresponding pharmaceutical or cosmetic compositions for skin care

the invention relates to compounds having general formula (i): where r═h, ch2—oh, ch2—o—co—ch3, ch2—o—co—ph (ph=phenyl) r′═h, ch2—o—co—ch3, ch2—o—co-ph (ph=phenyl) ar=phenyl, 3-methoxy-4-hydroxy phenyl, 2-furyl. These are compounds having antioxidant activity against free radicals together with anti-inflammatory activity, the compounds being useful as active ingredients for the preparation of pharmaceutical dermatological or cosmetic compositions for skin care..
Giuliani S.p.a.

Automated making painted vehicle body panel skins and vehicle body panels, such as instrument panels, utilizing same

an automated method and system for making painted vehicle body panel skins and vehicle body panels, such as instrument panels, are provided wherein throughput and equipment utilization are greatly improved at a relatively low cost. The method includes transferring a mold having a mold surface from an entrance station to a paint station within a dispensing area.
Global Ip Holdings, Llc

Novel razor coating

the invention comprises a modified razor combining at least one cutting blade and at least one lubricating strip for engage the skin to apply a selection of at least one algae extract for protecting and reinforcing the skin. Further, the razor may comprise a soap/foaming strip for additional cleansing and hydrating properties.

Reflective ultrasound technology for dermatological treatments

embodiments of a dermatological cosmetic treatment and imaging system and method can include use of transducer and a reflective surface to simultaneously produce multiple cosmetic treatment zones in tissue. The system can include a hand wand, a removable transducer module, a control module, a graphical user interface and/or a parabolic reflector.
Guided Therapy Systems, Llc

Methods of providing skin care using phototherapy

the present invention relates inter alia to a cosmetic method for providing skin care comprising illuminating the skin of a subject with one or more light beams, said beams together providing light to the skin having a discontinuous spectrum. The invention also relates to a method for treating a skin-related disorder and relates to a light-emitting device for use in these methods..
Inderm

Circuits and methods for using a high impedance, thin, coin-cell type battery in an implantable electroacupuncture device

an implantable electroacupuncture device for treating a medical condition of a patient through application of electroacupuncture stimulation pulses to a target tissue location within the patient includes 1) a housing configured to be implanted beneath a skin surface of the patient, 2) pulse generation circuitry located within the housing and electrically coupled to at least two electrodes, the pulse generation circuitry being adapted to deliver stimulation sessions by way of the at least two electrodes to the target tissue location in accordance with a stimulation regimen, and 3) a primary battery contained within the housing and electrically coupled to the pulse generation circuitry, the primary battery having an internal impedance greater than 5 ohms and a capacity of less than 60 mah, wherein the primary battery is the only battery that provides power to the pulse generation circuitry.. .
Valencia Technologies Corporation

Insulin pump dermal infusion set having partially integrated mechanized cannula insertion with disposable activation portion

an infusion set has a partially integrated ballistic inserter that can insert a needle at a controlled rate of speed to a depth to deliver content to the upper 3 mm of skin surface, and a skin-securing adhesive layer to secure the skin surface at the insertion site such that the inserter that can insert a needle with a reduced risk of tenting of the skin surface. A removable turnkey or pushable handle can be provided to release a driving spring of the ballistic inserter to insert a needle at a controlled rate of speed, of 3.3 ft/sec.
Becton, Dickinson And Company

Surgical finger, hand and arm barrier coating and covering, method and system

a protective coating solution, liquid, gel, or film and a method of using such a material to provide a sterile covering for fingers, hands, arms or other selected skin surface for use as a glove substitute.. .

Uv-c based skin sterilization device

disclosed is a uv-c based skin sterilizer that includes a main console connected to a delivery system and a display screen, the delivery system including a dosing system and a uv-c light source, wherein the uv-c light source can be an led array or mercury or xenon lamps. The dosing system includes an image recognition module that is in communication with a camera, a light absorption sensor, a distance sensor, and an accelerometer/speed sensor.
One Health Labs, Inc.

Injection composition comprising hyaluronidase for removal of topical fat

the present invention relates to an injection composition comprising hyaluronidase for topical fat reduction. More particularly, the present invention relates to an injection composition comprising 300 iu to 600 iu of hyaluronidase and a local anesthetic, an antihistamine, a lipolysis stimulator and a collagen production stimulator.

Composition for wound treatment containing extract of stellera chamaejasme or fraction thereof and treating wound of subject

provided are a composition including stellera chamaejasme extract for treating wound, a method of treating wound of a subject, a cosmetic composition for wound improving, skin wrinkle improving, or skin anti-aging, and a method of cosmeticizing for wound improving, skin wrinkle improving, or skin anti-aging.. .
Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

Dry eye therapeutic agent comprising nandrolone or ester thereof or methenolone or ester thereof as an active ingredient

a dry eye therapeutic agent comprising nandrolone or an ester thereof or methenolone or an ester thereof is therapeutically effective on dry eye since it increases the amount of tear lipocalin (tl) in tears, and medicinal effects can be demonstrated over a long period of time in lacrimal gland tissue by administering a dry eye therapeutic agent comprising nandrolone or an ester thereof or methenolone or an ester thereof to eyelid skin.. .

Tyrosinase activity inhibitor and external preparation for skin

a tyrosinase activity inhibitor is prepared by combining (a) a metal (zinc, cobalt or iron) chelate compound of α-lipoyl amino acid or its pharmaceutically acceptable salt with (b-1) a human manganese sod or (b-2) an ascorbic acid compound such as ascorbic acid and ascorbyl glucoside. A ratio (r1) of the (b-1) component content to the (a) component content is preferably 0.001 to 1,500, when r1 is defined as r1=[unit concentration of (b-1) component (unit/ml)/concentration of (a) component (μg/ml)], and a ratio (r2) of the (a) component content to the (b-2) component content is preferably 0.0001 to 1,000, when r2 is defined as r2=[concentration of (a) component (m/ml)/concentration of (b-1) component (mg/ml)].
Jo Cosmetics Co., Ltd.

Trans-dermal vitamin assembly

a trans-dermal vitamin assembly for administering prenatal vitamins includes a patch. The patch is infused with prenatal vitamins.

Sheet packs and methods for manufacturing

a sheet pack comprising an absorbent layer impregnated with a treatment composition containing at least one ingredient that when topically applied to skin stimulates a gene that is variably expressed over a 24 hour period in native untreated skin cells; the sheet pack contained in a package with user instructions to topically apply the sheet pack to the skin at a time when the gene that is stimulated by the ingredient is being maximally expressed in native untreated skin cells; and methods for treating skin and methods for making a sheet pack.. .
Elc Management Llc

Soluble microneedle for delivering poorly-soluble drug

the present invention relates to a system for administering a poorly-soluble compound to the skin, the system being capable of exerting an excellent effect by stably impregnating the poorly-soluble compound and effectively delivering the poorly-soluble compound into the skin, and the present invention is technically characterized by a microneedle to which microparticles comprising a poorly-soluble compound are added. In addition, the present invention provides a method for administering a poorly-soluble compound to the skin, the method being characterized by using the microneedle..
Lg Household & Health Care Ltd.

Extract of greyia radlkoferi and use thereof

this invention relates to the isolation, and use of a plant extract in the treatment of skin hyper-pigmentation. More particularly, this invention relates to the isolation of a tyrosinase inhibitor in an extract of plant matehal from the greyia radlkoferi (g.
University Of Kwazulu-natal

Skin lightening compositions

disclosed are compositions and methods for their use that include a combination of leontopodium alpinum extract, halidrys siliquosa extract, vegetable amino acids, niacinamide, hexylresorcinol, pinus pinaster extract, betula alba extract, albizia julibrissin bark extract, hydrolyzed candida saitoana extract, lentinus edodes mycelium extract, and/or opuntia tuna fruit extract.. .
Mary Kay Inc.

Cosmetic composition using plant-derived natural surfactant

the present invention relates to a cosmetic composition, in which a high-content of oil-soluble components is stabilized using a natural surfactant, and more specifically to a cosmetic composition, in which by using a plant-derived natural surfactant and a high-pressure emulsification method without using peg-based or ionic surfactants that may cause skin irritation, a transparent gel formulation containing a high-content of oil-soluble components can be realized, thereby effectively combining the advantage of an oil formulation excellent in moisturizing power, and the advantages of a moisture gel formulation, which is easy to use without flowing down, and has a fresh feeling of use.. .
Amorepacific Corporation

Supplement to support healthy hair, skin, and nails

a supplement composition formulated to support the health of a human's hair skin and nails containing biotin, haematococcus pluvialis algae, and reishi.. .
New Chapter, Inc.

Inhibition of melanogenesis by chemically modified curcumins

or a salt or ester thereof, so as to thereby treat the subject or lighten the skin tone of the subject.. .

Chromic microcapsule comprising core seed and pressure sensitive destructible wall layer, and preparation method therefor

said color-changing microcapsule has a high durability during storage and handling and a high masking ability of inner color, can be easily ruptured by pressing, rubbing, wiping and/or scrubbing with hand or an implement such as cloths, sponge or paper to reveal or develop the color on the inner color layer as well as can maintain the stability for a long time when incorporated into a carrier of cosmetic formulations.. .

Portable fitness roller

a sturdy portable massage roller that collapses flat. The roller includes an outer contact skin formed of a plurality of longitudinal stiffeners connected by longitudinally-extending hinge points, the contact skin defining an inner cavity.

Massage head and massage apparatus using such a head

a casing defining an internal chamber having a skinfold formed therein when it is applied to a patient's skin, said fold coming into contact with the lower edges of the chamber. The chamber is defined by two lateral walls and by two transverse walls, at least one of said transverse walls being formed of a flap capable of having a pivoting motion, to induce the coming closer and the drawing away from each other of the lower edges of said transverse walls in contact with the skinfold.
Lpg Systems

Systems and methods of applying compositions to webs and webs thereof

a web having compositions applied thereto is disclosed. The web has a plurality of discontinuities.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Buffered adhesive compositions for skin-adhering medical products

provided are buffered adhesive compositions comprising a high molecular weight non-neutralized polymeric acid and a high molecular weight partially neutralized polymeric acid and products such as wound dressings and ostomy skin barriers incorporating the compositions.. .
Hollister Incorporated

Enhanced efficacy and targeted topical delivery of drugs to skin with nanoparticles

embodiments of the invention relate to enhanced efficacy of agents (such as drugs) for treatment of skin tissue with photoactive particles, such as plasmonic nanoparticles, and light. Enhanced efficacy may result from, for example, enhanced delivery, activity, or release of the drug that is caused by the localized heat generated via the nanoparticles.
Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

Electromagnetic skin treatment device

a hand-held skin treatment device comprises a source of electromagnetic radiation, an energy supply electrically coupled to the source and a controller arranged to control the energy supplied to the source of electromagnetic radiation. The source, the energy supply and the controller are enclosed in a watertight housing allowing use of the hand-held skin treatment device in a wet environment.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Non-invasive nanosensor system to determine analyte concentration in blood and/or bodily fluids.

the device is an ultra-low power, non-invasive in-vivo blood analyte sensor system incorporating multiple sensors including a carbon base and/or carbon base material coated with metallic nanoparticles and/or metallic nanoparticle nanoprobes, as a modified clark electrode sensor system, that detects hydrogen peroxide concentrations, ph, and/or glucose concentrations (and other analytes) in bodily secretions (e.g. Tears, saliva, sweat).

Apparatus and catheter navigation and tip location

devices and methods obtain and use endovascular electrograms in a number of clinical applications and settings. In one embodiment, methods for triggering analysis of an endovascular ecg waveform are based on the detection of a peak in a skin-based ecg waveform in order to determine a location of an indwelling medical device, such as a catheter.
Bard Access Systems, Inc.

A multi-electrode monitoring of internal electrical impedance of a biological object

a method and system for multi-electrode monitoring of an internal electrical impedance of a biological object, using placing two arrays of electrodes on opposite sides of the biological object, wherein each of said two arrays comprise at least two spaced apart electrodes; performing session of measurements comprising imposing an alternating electrical current between pairs of said electrodes and obtaining voltage signals representative of a voltage drop thereon; calculating values of skin-electrode resistance for all said electrodes; comparing said calculated values of skin-electrode resistance therebetween, wherein result of the comparison exceeding a predetermined threshold value being representative of a potential failure in at least one of said electrodes.. .
Rs Medical Monitoring Ltd.

Blood pressure measuring device

disclosed herein is a blood pressure measuring device including: a pressure measuring tool 110; a fastening member 120 configured to fasten the pressure measuring tool 110 in rest position onto a skin region covering an anastomotic region of a shunt blood vessel 201; and a control circuit 130 configured to receive an input signal from the pressure measuring tool 110 and to process the input signal to calculate a pressure inside the anastomotic region of the shunt blood vessel 201.. .
Nipro Corporation

Silica gel smudge brush

a silica gel smudge brush is provided, relating to the technical field of application of makeup tools, which comprises a head portion and a rod portion; the head portion comprises a dipping end and a connection end, and a surface layer of the dipping end is a silica gel material layer for dipping in eye shadow; and one end of the rod portion is connected with the connection end of the head portion for holding of the silica gel smudge brush. The present application has resolved the technical problem in the prior art that due to the permeability of sponge, glue is brought into eye shadow when the eye shadow comes into contact with the glue, thereby contaminating the skin..
Shenzhen Duoxinyuan Technology Co., Ltd.

Cosmetic composition applicator comprising impermeable layer

the present invention provides a cosmetic composition applicator comprising an impermeable layer. According to the present invention, an application layer of a cosmetic composition applicator absorbs the cosmetic composition, but a flexible layer may block the cosmetic composition so that the cosmetic composition is not absorbed.
Amorepacific Corporation

Depilatory wax melting apparatus

an apparatus for the melting of depilatory wax, the apparatus comprising: a housing including at least: a receptacle; a heating element in thermal contact with the receptacle; and a control mechanism operable to control the heating element; and a removable skin that is removably placeable on the housing to protect the housing from wax deposits.. .

Moisture and motion activated cooling in kitchen apparel

the moisture and motion-activated cooling chef jacket is configured to be worn in a relatively hot work environment and includes a breathable outer layer having an inside and an outside, and is configured to define a front, back, sleeves, neck area and armpit area. A hydrophilic cooling layer is loosely layered at the inside of the breathable outer layer at the back, neck area and armpit area and configured to contact the skin of a chef to absorb sweat.

Use of rubusoside for reducing or suppressing certain unpleasant taste impressions

the invention relates to the use of rubusoside and certain mixtures containing rubusoside, preferably the use of certain rubusoside-containing mixtures, in particular rubus suavissimus extracts, for masking, reducing or suppressing a bitter, sour and/or astringent taste impression. The invention further relates to orally consumable preparations, comprising at least one bitter, sour and/or astringent-tasting substance and rubusoside or certain rubusoside-containing mixtures, preferably certain rubus suavissimus extracts, a corresponding method of producing said preparations and a method for reducing or suppressing the bitter, sour and/or astringent effect of a bitter, sour and/or astringent-tasting substance.
Symrise Ag

Topical compositions and methods for reducing oxidative stress

compositions for reducing skin aging resulting from oxidative stress and/or photodamage are disclosed herein. The compositions can be topically applied to a skin region to reduce or prevent skin wrinkles, fine lines, thinning skin, sagging skin, skin dryness, and skin itchiness..
Suntory Flowers Limited

Phone case with interchangeable cosmetic accessory attachment system

a mobile phone case with interchangeable, removable and attachable modular make-up and cosmetics. Various embodiments of interchangeable accessory attachments include cosmetic make up compartment, cosmetics, make-up, blush, foundation, primer, lip coloring, lip gloss, lip stick, mascara, eye liner, eye shadow, lotion, skin conditioner, acne medication, tools for application, tools for removal, brush, swab, make-up pencil, make-up pen, highlighting instrument, glitter, ink, implement, pad, wipe, and/or any other make-up related accessory..
Innovative Music, Llc

Systems and methods for creating a cinemagraph

a method for generating a cinemagraph is described. The method includes determining optical flow information for a frame sequence.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Pulse wave detection device and pulse wave detection program

a pulse wave detection device color converts a frame image of a moving image from rbg to hsv components, and identifies a skin section using the skin color of a user prepared in advance with an h component. The device converts the skin section of the image to yiq components, and takes qm as a pulse wave signal, qm being obtained by averaging the q values of the pixels.
Equos Research Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and improved permute instructions

an apparatus is described having instruction execution logic circuitry. The instruction execution logic circuitry has input vector element routing circuitry to perform the following for each of three different instructions: for each of a plurality of output vector element locations, route into an output vector element location an input vector element from one of a plurality of input vector element locations that are available to source the output vector element.
Intel Corporation

Systems, articles, and methods for capacitive electromyography sensors

systems, articles, and methods for improved capacitive electromyography (“emg”) sensors are described. The improved capacitive emg sensors include one or more sensor electrode(s) that is/are coated with a protective barrier formed of a material that has a relative permittivity εr of about 10 or more.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Predictive shimming of joints

a method and a system are provided for predicting and creating a shim for use in a joint where two parts, such as a skin and a substructure, are assembled together. Digital models for the skin and the substructure may be used as nominal maps of the outlines and profiles of the parts.
The Boeing Company

Fabrication of electrochromic devices

electrochromic devices and methods may employ the addition of a defect-mitigating insulating layer which prevents electronically conducting layers and/or electrochromically active layers from contacting layers of the opposite polarity and creating a short circuit in regions where defects form. In some embodiments, an encapsulating layer is provided to encapsulate particles and prevent them from ejecting from the device stack and risking a short circuit when subsequent layers are deposited.
View, Inc.

Infrared-transparent window coatings for electronic device sensors

an electronic device may be provided with a display. The display may have a display cover layer.
Apple Inc.

Infrared-transparent window coatings for electronic device sensors

an electronic device may be provided with a display. The display may have a display cover layer.
Apple Inc.

Flexible and stretchable sensors formed by patterned spalling

a material removal process referred to as spalling is used to provide flexible and stretchable sensors that can be used for healthcare monitoring, bio-medical devices, wearable electronic devices, artificial skin, large area sensing, etc. The flexible and stretchable sensors of the present application have high sensitivity that is comparable to that of a bulk silicon sensor.
International Business Machines Corporation

Devices for usage of sunscreen lotions

a device including: a processor being configured to: instruct an image sensor to capture first image data of a patch applied to a user's skin unprotected against an ultraviolent spectrum of radiation, the patch having a reflection coefficient in the ultraviolent spectrum; measure a first reflectance from the patch based on the reflection coefficient; determine a second reflectance from the unprotected skin adjacent to the patch based on the measured first reflectance; instruct the image sensor to capture second image data of the user's skin after application of a sunscreen; determine a third reflectance from the skin adjacent to the applied patch for the skin having the applied sunscreen based on the measured first reflectance; and determine a time extending factor for the applied sunscreen based on the second and third reflectance.. .
Omnitek Partners Llc

Composite panel and aircraft turbojet engine nacelle comprising such a panel

the present disclosure relates to a composite panel having a sandwich structure formed by a central core having a primary cellular structure, for example, of the honeycomb type, sandwiched between two skins. The primary cellular structure includes an array of main cells.
Safran Nacelles

Functional copper sulfide composition and a functional fiber produced therefrom

in addition, the present invention can provide a functional fiber which has excellent an antibacterial, deodorant, far-infrared radiation, wound healing, skin aging prevention, insulation, electromagnetic shielding and static electricity removal characteristics, and can be widely used in clothing, industrial and military field such as clothing, socks, gloves, bands, abdominal binder, masks, hats, bandage, scarf, bedclothes, burn pad, a hospital gown, an industrial filter and filler.. .

A cyclic peptide and a medicament, external preparation and cosmetic comprising said cyclic peptide

the present invention is aimed for providing a novel peptide with a high drug efficacy and strong effect, a medicament or external preparation comprising it, specifically a prophylactic or therapeutic for dermatitis, rhinitis or alopecia, or a hair growth stimulant, a hair growing agent, an antipruritic or a skin-care product. The present invention achieved said aim by providing a cyclic peptide having an amino acid sequence expressed by the formula i or a derivative thereof or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the amino acid sequence does not have a peptide bond that is not between the amino acids constituting the amino acid sequence..
Igisu Co., Ltd.

Pharmaceutical compositions and therapeutic methods of use comprising selective agonists of melanocortin 1 receptor

short tri- and tetrapeptides according to the following formula i ar(ch2)mx1—x2—co—x3—x4—x5-(trp)n-nx6r are potent, selective agonists of melanocortin 1 receptor (mc1r). Provided herein are pharmaceutical compositions including formula i peptide agonists of mc1r and methods of treating skin diseases and disorders that include administering to an individual in need thereof a therapeutic amount of a formula i peptide.
University Of Cincinnati

Novel benzoic acid amide compound

disclosed are a novel benzoic acid amide derivative compound, an isomer thereof, a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, a prodrug thereof, a hydrate thereof, or a solvate thereof. The novel compound and the like inhibit melanin production, prevent tyrosinase activity, and have an excellent skin whitening effect..
Amorepacific Corporation

Digital printing process

a printing process is disclosed which comprises directing droplets of an ink onto an intermediate transfer member to form an ink image, the ink including an organic polymeric resin and a coloring agent in an aqueous carrier, and the transfer member having a hydrophobic outer surface so that each ink droplet in the ink image spreads on impinging upon the intermediate transfer member to form an ink film. The ink is dried while the ink image is being transported by the intermediate transfer member by evaporating the aqueous carrier from the ink image to leave a residue film of resin and coloring agent.
Landa Corporation Ltd.

Sandwich panel and manufacturing same

provided are a sandwich panel and a method for manufacturing same, the sandwich panel comprising: a flocking core layer; and skin layers stacked on either side of the flocking core layer, wherein the flocking core layer comprises a mixed fiber containing at least two types of fibers having different average cross sectional diameters.. .
Lg Hausys, Ltd.

Method of manufacturing product with skin

a method of manufacturing a product with skin includes: attaching a preformed base material to a vacuum forming die on a back surface of the base material, disposing a skin material as a material of the skin on a front surface of a base material, and sucking the skin material through the vacuum forming die and the base material to deform a main portion of skin material so as to be in close contact with the front surface of the base material; cutting a surplus portion of the skin material not being in close contact with the front surface of the base material with a trim blade so that a distal end portion remains around the main portion, thereby forming the skin having the distal end portion; and winding the distal end portion of the skin around the back surface of the base material by a winding mechanism.. .
Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.

Systems for and methods of drying the skin of a cellular ceramic ware

systems for and methods of drying a wet skin of a wet skinned ceramic ware are disclosed. The wet skinned ceramic ware includes a dry interior web with an outer surface.
Corning Incorporated

Safety razor

a safety razor comprise a handle and a head portion. The handle has a first end portion and a second end portion.

Peptide for promoting hair growth

the present invention provides a peptide consisting of an amino acid sequence of seq id no: 1. Also provided is a method for promoting proliferation of a dermal papilla cell by incubating the cell with the peptide.
H&h Group Co., Ltd.

System and biphasic transdermal iontophoretic delivery of therapeutic agents

various embodiments provide methods and systems for the biphasic iontophoretic transdermal delivery of therapeutic agents. An embodiment of a method for such delivery comprises positioning at least one electrode assembly in electrical communication with a patient's skin.
Incube Labs, Llc

Wearable cardiac defibrillation system with flexible electrodes

in embodiments, a wearable cardiac defibrillation (wcd) system includes one or more flexible ecg electrodes. The wcd system may have a support structure that is dimensioned to be worn so as to press the electrodes towards the body of the patient.
West Affum Holdings Corp.

Device and methods for lifting patient tissue during laparoscopic surgery

a surgical device that provides a suction force against a patient's body. The device includes a handle and a suction head pivotally attached to the handle.
Lapovations, Llc

Wound dressing

the present application is concerned with an improved wound dressing for use in the treatment of skin wounds with some level of exudation, especially for use in those wounds which are infected or under risk of being infected by microorganisms.. .
Bsn Medical Gmbh

Wound dressing

embodiments disclosed herein provide compositions, methods, and uses for treating skin wounds, including chronic wounds such as venous ulcers. Certain embodiments provide methods for treating a skin wound, where the entire wound is exposed to zinc, especially in the form of zinc gauze.
Stoecker & Associates Llc Dba S&a Technologies

Skin solution with solubilized bakuchiol

a composition for the treatment of acne includes hydrolyzed psoralea corylifolia, containing a component bakuchiol, is solubilized in a water-based solution. The composition is for topical application to the skin.
Envy Medical, Inc.

Methods for protecting skin and/or promoting wound healing

a method for at least one of protecting skin and promoting wound healing is provided. The method comprises administering to a subject in need an effective amount of poria cocos extract, dehydropachymic acid (dpa), pachymic acid (pa), dehydrotumulosic acid (dta), tumulosic acid (ta), polyporenic acid c (pac), 3-epi-dehydrotumulosic acid (edta), dehydrotrametenolic acid (dtta), trametenolic acid (tta), dehydroeburicoic acid (dea), eburicoic acid (ea), poricoic acid a (paa) and/or poricoic acid b (pab)..
Sinphar Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Composition for promoting hair growth and/or hair restoration containing psoralidin

the present invention relates to a composition for promoting hair growth and hair restoration containing psoralidin or a derivative thereof, which can be widely used as an external skin preparation for promoting hair growth and hair restoration, a cosmetic composition or a pharmaceutical composition, as the composition has high stability for skin without side effects and is very effective in promoting hair growth or preventing hair loss by activating stem cells.. .
Amorepacific Corporation

Topical pharmaceutical compositions

the present invention relates to topical pharmaceutical emulsion compositions comprising a therapeutically effective amount of 3,5-dihydroxy-4-isopropyl-trans-stilbene or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, an oil phase, a water phase, a surfactant, and an antioxidant, and wherein the emulsion composition is homogeneous and/or the active is solubilized in the oil phase. The invention also relates to methods of treating a dermatological condition or disorder in a patient by administering the present compositions to the skin of the patient..
Glaxosmithkline Intellectual Property Development Limited

Sheet packs and methods for treating skin

a sheet pack comprising an absorbent layer impregnated with a treatment composition containing at least one ingredient that when topically applied to skin stimulates a gene that is variably expressed over a 24 hour period in native untreated skin cells; the sheet pack contained in a package with user instructions to topically apply the sheet pack to the skin at a time when the gene that is stimulated by the ingredient is being maximally expressed in native untreated skin cells; and methods for treating skin and methods for making a sheet pack.. .
Elc Management Llc

Cosmetic composition comprising slime of snail fed with berry fruits and preparation method thereof

the present invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising slime of snails fed with berry fruits and a preparation method thereof. In particular, the present invention relates to a composition comprising slime of snails fed with berry fruits and a preparation method thereof, wherein snail slime obtained from snails fed with berry fruits enhances skin regeneration, skin elasticity, and moisture by means of mucin, collagen, and elastin contained in the snail slime such that an active oxygen in skin can be decreased and skin aging can be prevented by polyphenol contained in the berry fruits, and the slime of snails fed with berry fruits in the cosmetic composition of the present invention is harmless to a human body as a natural raw material and prevents skin problems by reducing skin stress caused by external environments..
Megacos Co., Ltd

Solid powder cosmetic

the present invention provides a solid powder cosmetic exhibiting excellent ease of loosening of the cosmetic, smooth feeling in use, and adhesiveness to the skin and also exhibiting no change in usability in continuous use and having excellent filling and molding properties and drop strength. The invention relates to a solid powder cosmetic containing following components (a), components (b), and components (c); (a) a powder, (b) a (sodium acrylate/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate) copolymer, and (c) a water-swelling clay mineral..
Kose Corporation

Compositions and methods for inhibiting hair growth

a method for inhibiting hair growth in mammals using compositions containing fp receptor antagonists (e.g., prostaglandin f analogs that are block activation of the fp receptor). The compositions can be applied topically to the skin and/or hair.

Water- or acid-triggered fragrance-release functional monomer and polymer system

a triggerable composition for one-stage, controlled release of a functional chemical includes a functional monomer having a structure selected from the group described herein, wherein r is a polymerizable portion, n+x31 is a quaternary ammonium halide, and r′ and r″ are hydrocarbon-containing groups, wherein at least one of r′ and r″ includes a fragrance or a skin active chemical. At least one of r′ and r″ can be a ketone, r″ can be an aldehyde, and r′ can be an alcohol..
Kimberly-clark Worldwide, Inc.

Multicomponent meso thread containing hyaluronic acid and producing same (variants)

the group of inventions relates to the field of aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive cosmetology/medicine, and more particularly to meso threads used for remedying aesthetic and age-related changes to the skin, and to methods for producing such threads. Proposed is a multicomponent meso thread consisting of a core and a shell.
International Research Center "martinex"

Device and fractional rf treatment of the skin

a system and method for treating the skin by heating at least one discrete skin volume, comprising at least one treatment tip reversibly connectable to at least one applicator. The treatment tip comprises one or more electrodes, with the electrodes having one or more spaced apart protruding conducting elements.
Venus Concept Ltd.

Multispot monitoring for use in optical coherence tomography

optical coherence tomography (herein “oct”) based analyte monitoring systems are disclosed. In one aspect, techniques are disclosed that can identify fluid flow in vivo (e.g., blood flow), which can act as a metric for gauging the extent of blood perfusion in tissue.
Masimo Corporation

Device and spectrum analysis and device for blood glucose measurement

a device and method for spectrum analysis in which differences among skin spectra are quantitatively analyzed, and a blood glucose measurement device are provided. The device for spectrum analysis includes an obtainer configured to acquire a plurality of skin spectra; and a processor configured to generate a plot of difference degree of spectra which represents differences among the acquired plurality of skin spectra, and determine whether the plurality of skin spectra are appropriate for blood glucose measurement based on the plot of difference degree of spectra..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Sensor insertion devices and methods of use

an automatic sensor inserter is disclosed for placing a transcutaneous sensor into the skin of a living body. According to aspects of the invention, characteristics of the insertion such as sensor insertion speed may be varied by a user.
Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.

Systems, articles, and methods for electromyography sensors

systems, articles, and methods for surface electromyography (“emg”) sensors that combine elements from traditional capacitive and resistive emg sensors are described. For example, capacitive emg sensors that are adapted to resistively couple to a user's skin are described.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Assessment of nerve fiber excitability

a method for assessing nerve fiber excitability is disclosed. The method comprises: arranging an electrode in contact with skin of a person; determining a first and a second threshold value based on a stimulation current pulse of a first and a second waveform, respectively; wherein said determining of the first threshold value and said determining of the second threshold value each comprises: repeatedly providing a stimulation current pulse of the first or second waveform, respectively, through the electrode, wherein a stimulation current strength is altered between repetitions; and receiving signals from an interaction element with which the person interacts, said signals from the interaction element providing an indication of the first threshold value or the second threshold value, respectively, corresponding to a stimulation current strength necessary to be perceived by the person; and determining at least one measure of psychophysical perception based on the determined first and second threshold values..
Aalborg Universitet

Circuits and methods for photoplethysmographic sensors

some embodiments relate to a device, method, and/or computer-readable medium storing processor-executable process steps to remove a component of a signal corresponding to ambient light in a photoplethysmographic sensor device, including capturing a first detected light signal representing an ambient light at a first time, causing a light emitter to generate a source light signal driven at a first level, capturing a second detected light signal representing the source light signal after interacting with a user's tissue plus the first detected light signal, generating a first output signal based on the second detected light signal adjusted by the first detected light signal, causing the light emitter to generate a source light signal driven at a second level, capturing a third detected light signal representing the source light signal driven at the second level after interacting with the user's skin plus the first detected light signal, and generating a second output signal based on the third detected light signal adjusted by the first detected light signal.. .
Fitbit, Inc.

Universal footpad

a footpad is provided having a foam structure with a non-directional planer shape, a thickness, a first surface, and a second surface opposite the first surface, one of the first and second surfaces having an adhesive for adhering to bare skin.. .

Bonding garment

a garment for skin-to-skin bonding with an infant, comprising a back, a lower front, an upper front, a hem, sleeve holes and a collar, a receiving flap and a plurality of fasteners. The garment further comprises a receiving portion comprising a substantially lateral break in the upper front.

Formulations for control and repellency of biting arthropods

this disclosure relates to a method for the control or repellency of biting arthropods. The method comprises bringing the biting arthropods into contact with a biting arthropod repellent formulation.
Bedoukian Research, Inc.

Formulations for control and repellency of biting arthropods

this disclosure relates to a method for the control or repellency of biting arthropods. The method comprises bringing the biting arthropods into contact with a biting arthropod repellent formulation.
Bedoukian Research, Inc.

Chimeric gene constructs for generation of fluorescent transgenic ornamental fish

four zebrafish gene promoters, which are skin specific, muscle specific, skeletal muscle specific and ubiquitously expressed respectively, were isolated and ligated to the 5′ end of the egfp gene. When the resulting chimeric gene constructs were introduced into zebrafish, the transgenic zebrafish emit green fluorescence under a blue light or ultraviolet light according to the specificity of the promoters used.
National University Of Singapore

Structure of pet comb

a structure of pet comb comprises a case body, an outer lid for covering the placement part, an electric circuit board, an atomizer, a liquid container and a hair comb combined onto the bottom plane of the case body, wherein one end of the case body has an accommodation space, while the other end thereof has a placement part configured with an opening thereon; the liquid container includes at least a liquid and a sponge in contact with the liquid; and the atomizer can contact the sponge held in the liquid container such that, by means of the operation of the atomizer, the liquid on the sponge can be sprayed out through the openings of the accommodation part. Therefore, upon combing a pet's hairs by using the structure of pet comb according to the present invention, with the liquid atomization in the atomizer, it is possible to comb the pet and, at the same time, apply the atomized liquid onto the skin surface of the pet thereby increasing the effect of the liquid..

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Intracutaneous implantation techniques

an exemplary method, comprising generating an inductance signal utilizing an external component held against skin of a recipient, and receiving the inductance signal via an implanted inductance coil implanted in the recipient, wherein a layer of skin is located between the inductance coil and a skull a recipient in which the inductance coil is implanted.. .

System and providing a distributed directional aperture

a distributed directional aperture (dda) system provides the capability to receive and/or transmit signals, limiting that reception or transmission to a 3-dimensional beam. The dda system includes sensing and/or emitting array subsystems which comprise sensors and/or emitters distributed across, within, or under the skin of an aircraft, ship, ground vehicle, or fixed installation.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation

High thermal budget compatible punch through stop integration using doped glass

a method of forming a punch through stop region in a fin structure is disclosed. The method may include forming a doped glass layer on a fin structure and forming a masking layer on the doped glass layer.
International Business Machines Corporation

Methods of manufacturing semiconductor devices

a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes forming a first masking layer and second masking layer over a substrate. The first masking layer includes an opening over an active area and a spacer in the substrate, and the second masking layer blocks a portion of the opening in the first masking layer.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Method of forming source/drain contact

methods for fabricating semiconductor devices are disclosed. An exemplary method includes forming first spacers along sidewalls of a gate structure that is disposed over a substrate and between source/drain features.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Self-aligned patterning process utilizing self-aligned blocking and spacer self-healing

a multiple patterning process is provided with a self-aligned blocking (sab) technique. The sab technique trades off difficult overlay requirements for more manageable etch selectivity requirements between the various layers utilized for the patterning process.
Tokyo Electron Limited

Solid electrolytic capacitor element, solid electrolytic capacitor, producing solid electrolytic capacitor element, and producing solid capacitor

a solid electrolytic capacitor element that includes a valve metal substrate having an anode terminal region and a cathode-forming region; a dielectric layer on the cathode-forming region; a solid electrolyte layer on the dielectric layer; a current collector layer on the solid electrolyte layer; and a masking member between the anode terminal region and cathode-forming region to insulate the substrate from opposite polarity. The masking region includes a first coating portion, an exposed region exposing the dielectric layer, and a second coating portion arranged in this order starting from a boundary between the anode terminal region and the cathode-forming region towards the anode terminal region.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Solid electrolytic capacitor element, solid electrolytic capacitor, producing solid electrolytic capacitor element, and producing solid capacitor

a solid electrolytic capacitor element that includes a valve metal substrate that has an anode terminal region and a cathode-forming region; a dielectric layer on the cathode-forming region; a solid electrolyte layer on the dielectric layer; a current collector layer on the solid electrolyte layer; a masking member on the anode terminal region, the masking member partitioning between the anode terminal region and the cathode-forming region and insulating the valve metal substrate from opposite polarity; and a hydrophilic member on a surface of the masking member.. .
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Skin lesion segmentation using deep convolution networks guided by local unsupervised learning

and di=Σi=1nwij; computing a confidence score function f according to {circumflex over (f)}=arg min(ftlf+μ∥f−y∥2); and integrating the confidence score function f with the pixelwise prediction scores to produce a final segmentation of the dermoscopic image into lesion and background areas.. .

System and context-based driver monitoring

the disclosure provides electronic systems and methods for monitoring and improving driver behaviour. Driver maneuver data is obtained and used along with contextual data in order to determine enhanced estimates of driver and route riskiness.
International Business Machines Corporation

Intelligent dresser and corresponding cloud expert system

an embodiment of the present disclosure provides an intelligent dresser and a corresponding cloud expert device. The intelligent dresser introduces the cloud expert device on the basis of a conventional dresser to implement a customized recommendation of cosmetic product.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Touch-sensitive objects

disclosed is a touch-sensitive object, comprising an object with a digital skin covering at least a portion thereof. The digital skin has a plurality of embedded row conductors.
Tactual Labs Co.

Strain measurement ring

a strain measurement ring measures strain information describing deformation of a strain-sensitive element included in the strain measurement ring due to movement of a user's finger. The strain measurement ring includes a semi-rigid band coupled to a deformable band, which together encompass a portion of the user's body.
Oculus Vr, Llc

Microscopic image recognition detecting protein-based molecule

a microscopic image recognition system for detecting a protein-based molecule by presenting a recognition image is provided. The protein-based molecule has a state of a monomer.
I Shou University

Skin lipidomic assay

a method for determining a lipid imbalance in a subject is provided. The method includes providing one or more tape strips comprising a skin surface sample obtained from the subject; extracting epidermal lipids; detecting a composition of lipids present in the extracted sample; and comparing the composition of lipids to a control.
Oregon State University

Diffuser sheet and display device having the same

a diffuser sheet and display device having the same are provided. The diffuser sheet includes a base layer, a first skin layer on an upper surface of the base layer, and a second skin layer on a lower surface of the base layer.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Carbon-containing aramid bicomponent filament yarns

a yarn comprising a plurality of bicomponent filaments having a first region comprising a first polymer composition and a second region comprising a second polymer composition; the regions being distinct and present in the bicomponent filaments in a sheath-core structure or a side-by-side structure; wherein the first polymer composition comprises aramid polymer containing 0.5 to 20 weight percent homogeneously dispersed discrete carbon particles and the second polymer composition comprises aramid polymer being free of discrete carbon particles and having at least one homogeneously dispersed masking pigment, the yarn having a total content of 0.5 to 5 weight percent discrete carbon particles.. .
E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company

Methods of detecting snps related to mrsa and ssi

a method for identifying, diagnosing, and treating individuals who may be at risk developing or may have developed recurrent antibiotic resistant skin infections including mrsa and ssi. Also included are methods for detecting whether a nucleotide of one or more single nucleotide polymorphisms (snp) is present at a snp position, related probes..
William Beaumont Hospital

Functional myelination of neurons

hair follicle bulge region/llp region cd34(+) mescs can be isolated from mammalian skin bearing hair follicles. These cells are multipotent and retain the ability to differentiate into cells of neural crest lineage, including glia-like cells that express the glial marker gfap, and are able to express myelin basic protein, and to remyelinate naked (unmyelinated or demyelinated) neuronal processes with a functional, dense myelin sheath.
The United States Of America As Represented By The Department Of Veterans Affairs

Band reeling device

a band reeling device for use with a tooling machine (100) comprising a base member (2) arranged to be fixed relative to the tooling machine (100) and a reeling member (10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60) arranged to rotate relative to the base member (2). The reeling member comprising a band locking mechanism (42, 48) arranged for locking of a band (110) which at operation of the tooling machine (100) is fed from this tooling machine.
Ruben Hägglunds Maskin Ab

Deicing apparatuses comprising at least one standoff

apparatuses for and methods of deicing aircraft surfaces, engine inlets, windmill blades and other structures. Deicing apparatuses can comprise at least one standoff coupled with an actuator and a first region of an inner surface of a skin.

Wing and manufacturing

a wing includes a wing box including interconnected spars, an interior system installed within the wing box, an opposed pair of skins fastened to and covering the wing box, wherein one of the skins closes out the wing, and a plurality of fastening systems configured to fasten the skins to the spars and provide protection from electromagnetic effects, wherein each one of the fastening systems includes a threaded fastener, a nut plate including a body and a cover, and a nut enclosed within the nut plate between the body and the cover, wherein the nut is restricted from rotation within the nut plate about a nut plate axis and is free to move linearly within the nut plate orthogonal to the nut plate axis.. .
The Boeing Company

Molded-in boat grip

in one example, a watercraft includes a hull in the form of a unitary, single-piece structure that is substantially hollow, and made of plastic. A grip is provided that is integral with the hull and includes a recess that is formed in a skin of the hull and is integral with the hull, and the grip also includes an undercut that is formed in the skin of the hull proximate an edge of the recess.
Lifetime Products, Inc.

Resin composition for making inside door handle with skin-core structure, manufacturing inside door handle using the same, and article thereof

a resin composition useful for making an inside door handle with a skin-core structure made by using co-injection, an inside door handle manufactured using the resin composition, and a method for manufacturing such a door handle are provided herein.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Conduit tube bending tester

a conduit tube bending tester for use in testing potential measurements, angles and placements of a emt conduit to be bent prior to permanently bending the emt conduit includes a core member defining a elongated cylindrical wire constructed of a thin metal and a tubular outer body defining an exterior coating or skin constructed of a resilient material, with the core member enclosed in the outer body. Being embodied as a wire, the core member has the ability to be bent at any point along its length in any direction through the application of external force and retain the bend unless and until it is straightened or re-bent in another direction through application of external force.

Filtration media, filter packs, and filter elements with protrusions

pleated filtration media, filtration media packs, and filtration elements containing projections are disclosed. The pleated filtration media includes projections on at least one surface, the projections configured to engage adjacent media sheets so as to reduce masking of the media.
Donaldson Company, Inc.

Systems and methods for targeted uvb phototherapy for dermatologic disorders and other indications

the present disclosure is directed to systems and methods for targeted uvb phototherapy for dermatologic disorders and other indications. In one embodiment, a phototherapeutic system can include a radiation source configured to emit light.
Benesol, Inc.

Methods and systems for treating osteoarthritis using an implantable electroacupuncture device

an exemplary electroacupuncture device may be implanted beneath a skin surface of a patient at a location corresponding to a joint affected by osteoarthritis and may perform methods for treating the osteoarthritis. In some implementations, the electroacupuncture device is powered by a primary battery located within the electroacupuncture device and having an internal impedance greater than 5 ohms and a capacity of less than 60 milliamp-hours (mah)..
Valencia Technologies Corporation

Injection needle assembly and medicine injection device

a needle tube having a needle tip for puncturing skin; a needle hub; and a fluid-draining portion for enabling draining of a medicine. The needle hub includes: a retention part (first member) for retaining the needle tube; an insertion part into which the output portion of a syringe is inserted; and a flange-like skin contact portion that is disposed in a manner so as to cover an area surrounding the needle tube and makes contact with and/or faces the skin when a living body is punctured with the needle tube.
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Syringe

it is possible to feed an injection objective substance to a depth of a skin structure of an objective living body without using any injection needle. A syringe having no injection needle comprises an enclosing unit which encloses the injection objective substance, a pressurizing unit which pressurizes the injection objective substance enclosed in the enclosing unit, and a flow passage unit which defines a flow passage so that the injection objective substance, which is pressurized by the pressurizing unit, is allowed to inject to an injection target area.
Daicel Corporation

Pneumatic needle-free injection device

a pneumatic needle-free injection device restores pressured air in a pressure room to deliver high pressure air instantaneously, so as to inject the dose subcutaneously, intradermally and intramuscularly, accelerating absorption process of skins. The device can be further linked to a high-pressured air container for portable usage..

Prosthetic rib with integrated percutaneous connector for ventricular assist devices

a mechanical circulatory support system includes an implantable blood pump, an implantable prosthetic rib assembly, and an implantable drive cable. The prosthetic rib assembly includes a prosthetic rib segment and a percutaneous electrical connector mounted to the prosthetic rib segment.
Tc1 Llc

Iron garnet nanoparticles for cancer radiotherapy and chemotherapy

iron garnet nanoparticles and or iron garnet particles containing various activatable nuclides, such as holmium-165 (165ho) and dysprosium-164 (164dy), are disclosed in this application. The iron garnet (e.g., hoig and dyig) nanoparticles and iron garnet particles can prepared using hydroxide co-precipitation methods.
The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Texas System

Homeopathic composition comprising hypericum perforatum extract and essential oils for the treatment of neuropathic pain

the present invention provides a method of treating neuropathic pain by administering a topical homeopathic composition to a mammalian subject. The homeopathic formulation contains homeopathic active ingredients comprising hypericum perforatum in a base of essential oils which facilitate delivery of the homeopathic ingredient through the skin..
Neuragen Corp.

Functional immunophenotyping of leukocytes in human tissues

methods of detecting surface markers on t-cells from skin samples are provided. T-cells can be isolated from skin samples for example using single density centrifugation.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Treatment of acne vulgaris with sequential topical formulations comprising antimicrobial organic acid anions in alkaline phase

a method for treating skin conditions of a patient, including acne vulgaris, includes the steps of formulating an acidic aqueous solution having no less than a 0.1% concentration of mandelic acid and up to and including a 2.0% concentration of salicylic acid, formulating an alkaline aqueous solution having an alkaline nitrite salt as a first alkaline salt and a second alkaline salt of an acid selected from the anion of chlorous acid, fumaric acid, mandelic acid and a combination thereof. Thereafter, sequentially applying the acidic aqueous solution directly to the afflicted portion of the skin of the patient and, at least five minutes later, but no more than ten minutes later, applying the alkaline aqueous solution to that portion of the patient to which the acidic aqueous solution has already been applied..
Kantian Sciences Corporation

Skin lightening cosmetic composition and preparation method thereof

a cosmetic composition for whitening skin and a preparation method thereof the composition comprises the following components: pearl powder, pearl extract, glycyrrhiza glabra aqueous solution, hydrolyzed conchiolin protein and pea extract. The contents of the pearl powder and the pearl extract are not both zero, and the glycyrrhiza glabra aqueous solution contains 0.5 to 5.0% of the glycyrrhiza glabra extract..
Osm Biology Co., Ltd.

Topical product including apple

provided is a topical apple product, comprising a base topical product configured for application to a human and an apple material substantially uniformly combined with the base topical material. Also provided is a method of treating a skin condition or ailment with topical apple product.

Application of dha to wet skin for self-tanning

a self-tanning composition for application to wetted skin after showering, and the like, which provides moisturizing and skin coloration, all over body spreadability, and easy application. The self-tanning composition comprises: a quaternary ammonium salt; a reducing sugar; and at least one silicone..
Kao Usa Inc.

Topical compositions to reduce hair growth

this document relates to materials and methods for topical administration of sulfonylureas to inhibit, reduce, or prevent hair growth the topical composition being formulated for application to the skin of a mammal. The materials and methods of the disclosure may be used to inhibit, reduce, or prevent any unwanted hair growth including normal growth, and excessive hair growth..
The Regents Of The University Of California

Composition containing a cellulose derived capsule with a sunscreen

a sunscreen composition comprised of one or more sunscreen active agents encapsulated in a cellulose derived capsule wherein the composition can contain one or more additional agents. A sunscreen composition can be mixed with a bodywash, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, gel, soap, cream, hand sanitizer, spray or mousse and can be used by an individual during their normal hygiene processes, such as during a shower or bath or while applying a body product to their skin or hair..
Colabs International Corporation

A tanning composition

a composition comprising 5 to 30% w/w skin tanning agent, 5 to 30% w/w oil, 1 to % w/w emulsifying and stabilizing agent, 7 to 15% w/w anionic surfactant, and water.. .
Pz Cussons Beauty Llp

Delivery of active ingredients from plant materials to skin

disclosed is an apparatus and methods for its use that is configured to be used to treat various skin conditions. The apparatus includes a water-permeable absorbent material and a plant material comprising a water-soluble skin-active ingredient.
Mary Kay Inc.

Shaving formulation and use thereof

disclosed is a shaving formulation having sesame oil, olive oil, sandalwood oil, broccoli oil, or any combination thereof, which allows for a smooth, non-irritating shave. The disclosed composition is preferably either an aqueous solution or a lotion that does not build up on the skin and preferably has moisturizing, healing, and/or anti-inflammatory properties that prevent or reduce the occurrence of dry skin, irritated/inflamed skin, in-grown hairs, or any combination thereof the disclosed shaving formulations preferably further include anti-microbial properties, anti-septic properties, or any combination thereof.

Composite powder having surface of inorganic powder covered with pressuesensitive adhesive polymer, cosmetic composition containing same, and preparing same

the present invention relates to composite powder having enhanced skin adhesiveness, since the surface of inorganic powder contained in a cosmetic material is evenly covered with a pressure-sensitive adhesive polymer, a cosmetic composition containing same, and a method for preparing same. A cosmetic material having the composite powder according to the present invention shows adhesiveness resulting from a pressure-sensitive adhesive polymer, thereby having excellent skin adhesiveness, enhanced coverage and lasting power due to same, excellent oil dispersibility and spreadability when applied on the skin, and bringing light and refreshing feeling when used..
Amorepacific Corporation

Orthopaedic device

the present invention relates to a massage device comprising: a support, and a plurality of massage elements, each projecting a distance outwardly from the support and having a rounded massaging surface, characterised in that at least some of the massage elements project outwardly from the support by a first distance, and at least others of the massage elements project outwardly from the support by a second distance, whereby the first and second distances are different. The present invention provides a massage device comprising a massage surface consisting of closely packed massage elements set at different heights.
Pearl Limited

Electrodynamic methood of massage and massage device

electrodynamic massage device comprises of a constantly reversible motion mechanism, an electrical engine or electromagnet, and a moving shaft with a changeable influencing head executed or covered on its open end with material having electrostatic capabilities, and the motion mechanism is located in the housing of the massage device, and electrical engine or electromagnet are attached to housing. Electrodynamic massage device can perform the massage which creates an electrostatic current on the skin's surface and constant reverse movements of the skin and subcutaneous tissue with purpose of treatment..

Life application patch

a stoma dressing for use by ostomy patients comprising an underlying fluid impermeable layer having an adhesive edge; a highly absorbent core fixedly superimposed on the underlying fluid impermeable layer and totally encircled by the adhesive edge; a groove running the entire outer perimeter of the middle highly absorbent core; and a bead of skin healing/skin protecting cream or ointment filling the groove. In use, the stoma dressing is placed over the stoma in a manner that the top of the highly absorbent core and the adhesive edge of the impermeable layer face the skin and stoma of the patient.

Adhesive securing member for an ostomy product

an adhesive flange extender for an ostomy flange comprises a flexible arcuate membrane having a radial inner edge, a radial outer edge, and an adhesive surface for securing the membrane simultaneously to the skin of an ostomate and to an ostomy flange. The membrane includes at least two independently movable tab portions at the radial outer edge of the membrane.
Pelican Healthcare Limited

Method and device of male circumcision and suture

a male circumcision and suture device includes a glans receiver socket including a glans socket for inserting into an excess foreskin of a patient and a socket shaft extended from the glans socket, an operation housing having a shaft channel extended from a front edge, an annular cutter coaxially coupled at the front edge of the operation housing, a plurality of staples spacedly disposed at the front edge of the operation housing, and two operation handles pivotally coupled at the operation housing to actuate the annular cutter and the staples at the same time. When the operation handles to are concurrently and pivotally actuated, the annular cutter is pushed out of the front edge of the operation housing for removing the excess foreskin of the patient and at the same time, the staples are pushed for applying stitches at a cut area of the excess foreskin of the patient..

Support body, body fluid collection set, and body fluid collection method

disclosed are a support body, a body fluid collection set, and a body fluid collection method that can easily support a body fluid collection sheet even by a non-physician. The support body 1 includes a first sheet 10 having an adhesive surface 12 for adhering the body fluid collection sheet 30, and a second sheet 20 adhered to the first sheet 10.
Sysmex Corporation

Method and system for capturing images for wound assessment with self color compensation

a wound image capture method that uses self color compensation to improve color consistency of the captured image and reliability of color-based wound detection. The method uses the skin tone of parts of the patient's own body for color calibration and compensation.
Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.

Muscle activity monitoring

a system for monitoring muscle activity of a biological subject, the system including at least one garment including a number of arrays of electrodes positioned on the garment so that when the garment is worn by a subject in use, the electrodes contact skin of the subject and generate electrical signals indicative of electrical potentials within respective muscles of the subject and at least one electronic processing device that processes signals from the electrodes in each electrode array to determine a muscle activation for parts of the respective muscles and uses the muscle activation to determine at least one muscle indicator indicative of muscle activity of the subject.. .
Repono Pty Ltd

Device and the geometric determination of electrical dipole densities on the cardiac wall

disclosed are devices, systems, and methods for determining the dipole densities on heart walls. In particular, a triangularization of the heart wall is performed in which the dipole density of each of multiple regions correlate to the potential measured at various located within the associated chamber of the heart.
Acutus Medical, Inc.

Optical process and non-invasive detection of melanoma

a non-invasive, optical method and device for the detection of melanoma in skin lesions. The detection of the presence of melanoma is accomplished optically by looking for specific changes (signatures) in the spectrum of optical light elastically scattered off melanoma molecules.
Dermasensor, Inc.

Adjustable applicator

an adjustable applicator for applying cosmetic, makeup, or personal care composition, the adjustable applicator includes an applicator head. The applicator head comprises at least two applicator members each comprising a plurality of application elements and wherein when there is a relative axial displacement of one of the at least two applicator members, the other of the at least two applicator members is deformed radially.
Zen Design Solutions Limited

Foams, foamable compositions and methods of making integral skin foams

the present invention relates, at least in part, to integral skin foam premix compositions, foams, and method of producing such foams. In certain aspects, the premix is storage stable and includes a hydrohaloolefin blowing agent, one or more polyols, one or more surfactants, and a catalyst..
Honeywell International Inc.

Retainer for lace hairpieces

an elastic band or any type of strap or device attached to a lace wig, lace wig frontal, or any hair piece that has lace in the front, to hold the lace wig, lace wig frontal, or any hair piece that has lace in the front, in its place thereby flattening the lace against the skin without having to use any glue or tape around the hair line.. .

Thermally conductive skin

a thermally conductive skin includes a plurality of thermal electric devices disposed between, and in thermal contact with, an upper thermally conductive member and a lower thermally conductive member. The thickness of the thermally conductive skin is less than 25 mm.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Temperature stable membrane plate structure for a loudspeaker

the present invention relates to a membrane plate structure for generating sound waves. The membrane plate structure comprises a first skin layer, a second skin layer, a foam core layer which is interposed between the first skin layer and the second skin layer, and two binding layers.
4a Manufacturing Gmbh

Temperature stable membrane plate structure for a loudspeaker

the present invention relates to a membrane plate structure for generating sound waves. The membrane plate structure comprises a first skin layer, a second skin layer, a foam core layer which is interposed between the first skin layer and the second skin layer, and two binding layers.
4a Manufacturing Gmbh

Flexible flat cable and manufacturing the same

a flexible flat cable and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The flexible flat cable includes a plurality of ground parts comprising a conductive material disposed at intervals, a plurality of signal transmission parts comprising a conductive material disposed between the plurality of ground parts, an outer skin covering the signal transmission parts and the ground parts, and a conductive adhesive layer disposed between the ground parts and the signal transmission parts and the outer skin part, the signal transmission part comprising an insulating member and a strip line disposed within the insulating member and the ground part comprising a ground member having the same cross section as the strip line and a conductive adhesive block coupled to the ground member with the conductive adhesive layer..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Portable battery pack comprising a battery enclosed by a wearable and replaceable pouch or skin

a portable battery pack comprising a battery enclosed by a wearable and replaceable pouch or skin is disclosed, wherein the pouch or skin can be provided in different colors and/or patterns. Further, the pouch or skin can be molle-compatible.
Lat Enterprises, Inc., D/b/a Medipak Energy Systems

Unbiased search and user feedback analytics

performing an unbiased product search. Keywords related to a product are received.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and copyright content monetization

disclosed is a system and method for copyright content monetization. The system includes a user interface that streams an advertisement, a communication system that enables an advertiser to communicate with a user, on triggering the advertisement, and enables the advertiser to trigger marketing automation workflow based on the user's behavior, an advertising system that creates marketing automation workflows and/or connects third party marketing automation system and workflows to the advertising system, and an alias messaging relay system that relays any messages received from the advertiser to the user at non-alias address of the user.

Gesture masking in a video feed

various systems and methods for processing video data, including gesture masking in a video feed, are provided herein. The system can include a camera system interface to receive video data from a camera system; a gesture detection unit to determine a gesture within the video data, the gesture being performed by a user; a permission module to determine a masking permission associated with the gesture; and a video processor.
Intel Corporation

Unbiasing search results

anonymizing product search results. Keywords related to a product are received.
International Business Machines Corporation

Optical-film wound body, storing the same, and manufacturing base film/polarizing plate laminate

an optical-film wound body of a long-length optical film, formed by winding a substrate film/masking film stacked body with a length of 1,000 m or more, the substrate film/masking film stacked body being formed by stacking a substrate film and a masking film, wherein the masking film is formed of a material having a melting peak of 25° c. Or higher and 70° c.
Zeon Corporation

Expanding socket accessory for mobile electronic device

an expandable socket for attachment to a mobile electronic device. The expandable socket includes a platform adapted to engage a portion of the portable media player, a skin coupled to the platform, wherein the skin is deformable between a collapsed configuration and an expanded configuration.
Popsockets Llc

Composite translating cowl assembly for a thrust reverser system

an improved translating cowl (transcowl) assembly for a thrust reverser system for a turbine engine is provided. The transcowl assembly comprises an outer skin comprised of a first composite material and an inner skin comprised of a second composite material.
Honeywell International Inc.

Door skin, a etching a plate, and an etched plate formed therefrom

the present invention relates to a door skin comprising an exterior surface having outer portions lying on a first plane, spaced grooves recessed from the plane of the outer portions, and tonal portions having a planar area and a plurality of spaced depressions recessed from the plane of said planar area. The present invention is also directed to a method of etching a plate, for use with a molded die set, for embossing a wood grain pattern in the door skin, and the etched plate formed therefrom..
Masonite Corporation

Specialty fabrics having anti-microbial, stain release, and dust resistant properties

the present disclosure relates to specialty fabrics. Also disclosed is a coating composition, which is applied on a fabric to obtain the specialty fabric having anti-microbial, stain release and dust resistant properties.
Reliance Industries Limited

Laminated nonwoven fabric

there is provided a laminated nonwoven fabric having excellent sound absorbing performance in a low frequency range, the laminated nonwoven fabric having a skin layer and a base material layer, the skin layer having a nonwoven fabric a, the nonwoven fabric a having a density of 100 to 500 kg/m3, a thickness of 0.5 to 2.5 mm, and an air permeability of 4 to 40 cm3/cm2/s; and the base material layer having a nonwoven fabric b, the nonwoven fabric b having a basis weight of 200 to 500 g/m2 and a thickness of 5 to 40 mm.. .
Toray Industries, Inc.

Adhesive composition and masking article for producing precise paint lines

an adhesive article for masking a portion of a substrate surface from a liquid coating applied to the surface includes a support having first and second opposed major surfaces, and a cationic or zwitterionic adhesive composition disposed on at least a portion of at least one of the first and second opposed major surfaces. The adhesive composition provides a barrier that impedes the migration of the coating past the edge of the adhesive article..
3m Innovative Properties Company

Aldehyde trapping compounds and uses thereof

the present invention provides compounds and methods for the treatment, prevention, and/or reduction of a risk of a disease, disorder, or condition in which aldehyde toxicity is implicated in the pathogenesis, including ocular disorders, skin disorders, conditions associated with injurious effects from blister agents, and autoimmune, inflammatory, neurological and cardiovascular diseases by the use of a primary amine to scavenge toxic aldehydes, such as mda and hne.. .
Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc.

Planked stringers that provide structural support for an aircraft wing

systems and methods are provided for structurally supporting an aircraft wing. The system comprises a section of aircraft wing that includes skin.
The Boeing Company

Aircraft composite wingbox integration

systems and methods are provided for integrating structural components of a wing box. One embodiment is a system that includes outboard planked stringers within an outboard section of a wing box and are co-cured with composite skin at the outboard section.
The Boeing Company

High strength, light weight composite structure, manufacture and use thereof

a composite structure (10) includes a first outer skin (12); a second outer skin (14); and a core (16) sandwiched between the first outer skin (12) and the second outer skin (14). The core (16) includes a plurality of spaced apart ridges (18) between the first outer skin (12) and the second outer skin (14), each of the spaced apart ridges (18) extending from one end (20) of the composite structure (10) to an opposite end (22); and a plurality of connecting elements (24) between the first outer skin (12) and the second outer skin (14) configured to intersect with the ridges (18) to form open channels (26) within the core (16).
Polyone Corporation

Skin care formulations

a method of treating skin is disclosed. The method can include topically applying to skin in need thereof, an emulsion comprising palmitoyl tetrapeptide 7, water, glycerin, cetyl alcohol, denatured alcohol, stearic acid, dimethicone, squalane, mineral oil, and beeswax..
Mary Kay Inc.

Wound treatment method and apparatus

a wound treatment method capable of promoting the treatment of a wound is provided. The wound treatment method comprising: placing a foam dressing at a wound site; sealing the wound site by attaching a film dressing to the skin adjacent to the wound site; lowering pressure in a sealed space, which is formed between the film dressing and the wound site, to a target negative pressure level by supplying negative pressure generated by a negative pressure generation unit to the sealed space; maintaining the pressure in the sealed space at the target negative pressure level for a first setting period; stopping the supply of the negative pressure for a second setting period, which follows the first setting period; and injecting a medication into the wound site within the second setting period..
Cg Bio Co., Ltd.

Compounds and methods for increasing hair growth

a method of promoting hair growth can include: a polypeptide having a sequence that has at least 75% complementarity to or at least 75% identical to spr4; and topically administering the polypeptide to a subject. This can include putting or causing the polypeptide to be in the skin, such as in any dermal layer.
The University Of Kansas

Bleomycin-based compositions and use thereof for treating loose skin and fatty tissue

a composition for displacing loose skin and removing subcutaneous deposits of fatty tissue. The composition includes effective amounts of one or more bleomycin-type drugs that are operative to cause apoptosis in localized fat cells, thus causing permanent eradication of such cells.

Therapeutic compositions and uses thereof for alleviating pain systems

a therapeutic composition for skin use composed of essential oils derived from natural plant sources and at least one carrier oil. The compositions are administered topically to provide pain relief..

Methods of diagnosing and treating dry eye syndrome and compositions for treating a human eye

in preferred the invention is directed to ocular compositions for the treatment of dry eye, methods for making such compositions, and suites comprising a plurality of different ocular compositions each having a defined composition. In preferred examples, the invention is directed to compositions comprising at least one natural oil, wherein a first member of the suite of compositions is effective in treating dry in in a first patient having a particular set of symptoms and a different second member of the suite of compositions is effective in treating dry in in a second patient having a different set of symptoms.
Akrivista, Llc

Cortexolone 17alpha-propionate for use in the treatment of skin wounds and/or atrophic skin disorders

the present invention provides cortexolone 17α-propionate for use in the treatment of skin wounds and/or atrophic skin disorders. The present invention also provides pharmaceutical or cosmetic compositions comprising cortexolone 17α-propionate for use in the treatment of skin wounds and/or of atrophic skin disorders..
Cosmo Technologies Limited

Temozolomide powder formulation

the present invention relates to a solid pharmaceutical composition of temozolomide that has good and consistent flowability as a powder and taste masking and is readily dispersible in an aqueous solution suitable for oral administration, e.g., as a dry sprinkle. This permits patients and healthcare workers to accurately measure doses and safely dispense the drug..
Amplipharm Pharmaceuticals, Llc

Methods of treating developmental disorders with biguanides

methods of treating developmental disorders such as angelman syndrome, fragile x syndrome, fragile x-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (fxtas), autistic spectrum disorder, autism, asperger's syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, rett syndrome, landau-kleffner syndrome, prader-willi syndrome, tardive dyskinesia, a seizure disorder and/or williams syndrome with a biguanide such as metformin, buformin, phenformin or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof are provided. The methods provide therapeutic compositions that may be used to improve one or more symptoms of the developmental disorder..
Ovid Therapeutics Inc.

A transdermal drug administration device

a transdermal drug administration device comprising a drug delivery element attached to a solvent-swellable and/or solvent-soluble substrate, wherein the drug delivery element defines a contact surface for location, in use, against a patient's skin. The drug delivery element comprises an active pharmaceutical ingredient and a porous solid material..
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Cosmetic compositions

a method of reducing melanogenesis in skin is disclosed. The method can include topically applying to skin in need thereof a composition comprising an effective amount of an aqueous and glycerin extract of rhododendron ferrugineum (alpine rose) leaf to reduce melanocyte pigmentation in the skin..
Mary Kay Inc.

Cleansing composition and making a cleansing soap

a cleansing composition and a method of making a cleansing soap for removing grease and dirt from the skin or any other surfaces is disclosed. The cleansing composition comprises a predetermined quantity of a chicken fat, a coconut oil, a lard, an olive oil, and a palm oil.

Multi-purpose moisturizer composition

a multi-purpose moisturizer composition. In one embodiment, the multi-purpose moisturizer has the form of a cream and is composed of a plurality of butter compounds such as, for example, rhea butter, cocoa butter, and jojoba butter, combined with a plurality of essential oils such as, for example, sweet almond oil, castor oil, argan oil, coconut oil, grape seed oil, and the like.

An ascorbic acid dispersion material, and its manufacturing method

to provide an ascorbic acid dispersion material with higher chemical stability, and with superior usage characteristics, such as spreadability and smoothness, upon application onto skin. The ascorbic acid dispersion material is obtained by dispersing ascorbic acid crystals in a solvent, whereby the ascorbic acid crystals have a flat plate shape, a thickness of 0.05 to 3 μm, and an average particle diameter of 50 to 100 μm..

Cosmetic product having excellent uv-blocking effect and manufacturing method thereof

the present invention relates to a cosmetic product having an excellent uv-blocking effect and a manufacturing method thereof, in which the cosmetic product has an excellent uv-blocking effect, shows reduced whitening, has a good feeling in use, and good adhesion to the skin, and is not glossy and sticky after application to the skin, and to a manufacturing method thereof. The cosmetic product having an excellent uv-blocking effect according to the present invention includes: a cosmetic composition; and a hollow pearlescent pigment added to the cosmetic composition in an amount of 1 to 15 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the cosmetic composition..
Cqv Co., Ltd.

Absorbent article

an object of the invention is to improve the diffusibility of body fluid such that the body fluid can be quickly absorbed. The sanitary napkin 1 represented by fig.
Daio Paper Corporation

Thermal composite material and compression sheet

a thermal composite material and devices that incorporate the material control skin temperature within a specified range during standard cold therapy or heat therapy. The material and subsequent devices can also have a structural input-output feature to apply and measure a degree of compression.
Polyphysics, Inc.

Cutaneous stimulation devices and methods of using the same

cutaneous stimulation devices are provided. Aspects of the devices include a cutaneous stimulation module and a cutaneous association element configured to stably associate the module with a skin location.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior Univetsity

Orthopedic device for treating complications of the hip

an orthopedic device is provided for treating complications of the hip and has means for trochanter compression, pelvis support, lumbar compression, variously directed straps, and thigh support. The trochanter compression and an internal/external rotation strap provide pain relief through compression and skin protection, unloading of joints through compression and sealing, and unloading by load transfer.
Ossur Hf

Flexgrip

a variety of flexible body harnesses are provided to distribute loads comfortably and evenly across one or more segments of the human body. The trajectories of load-bearing straps of the provided body harnesses apply shear to underlying portions of skin of a body segment evenly across the length of the load-bearing straps.
Sri International

Semi-penetrating type optical detection apparatuses and physiological characteristic(s)

an optical detection method for detecting physiological characteristic(s), includes: providing at least one light emitting unit; disposing the light emitting unit on a first plane to emit light to a skin surface position of a human body part to be detected of a user; providing at least one optical sensing circuit; disposing the optical sensing circuit on a second plane to receive a sensing result of photoplethysmography (ppg) signal from another skin surface position of the human body part to be detected; and generating a physiological characteristic(s) detection result according to the sensing result; the first plane is different and distinct from the second plane, and a substantial angle is formed between the two plans.. .
Pixart Imaging Inc.

Skin measurement device and control method therefor

the present invention relates to a skin measurement device capable of measuring information related to the skin. The skin measurement device capable of transmitting and receiving data to and from a skin treatment device, according to one embodiment of the present invention, comprises: a sensing unit formed so as to sense information related to the skin; and a control unit for controlling the sensing unit such that the sensing unit senses information related to certain skin, on the basis of contact between the skin measurement device and the certain skin, wherein the sensing unit is formed so as to emit light on the certain skin and to sense the information related to the certain skin on the basis of light reflected from the certain skin..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Enhanced lancing device with suction

a lancet device is formed of an outer housing that provides a source of vacuum. An inside, nested lancet device may provide lancet blade cocking, locking, and release functions.

Methods and materials for prolonged sweat stimulation

a method for stimulating and sensing sweat includes dosing a sweat stimulant to skin effective to generate sweat at a generation rate of at least 0.1 nl/min/gland for a duration of six hours or more per dose of the sweat stimulant, and sensing generated sweat using a device placed on the skin comprising at least one sensor specific to an analyte in sweat. The dosing comprises at least one of: applying a charge density of less than 320 mc/cm2/day or applying a one-time dose of the sweat stimulant..
University Of Cincinnati

Detection of hypokinetic and hyperkinetic states

the present invention relates to an automated method of determining a kinetic state of a person. The method obtains accelerometer data from an accelerometer worn on an extremity of the person and processes the accelerometer data to determine a measure for the kinetic state.
Global Kinetics Corporation Limited

Textile fabric for placing on the skin and/or a wound of a patient, and transdermal patch and arrangement consisting of a transdermal patch and an evaluation unit

the invention relates to a textile fabric to be placed onto the skin and/or a wound of a patient, comprising a top side facing away from the skin and an underside which faces the skin and on which the textile fabric has a moisture-impermeable barrier 14, wherein the textile fabric is formed from non-conductive warp threads and non-conductive weft threads and from conductive warp threads and conductive weft threads which are arranged such that an electrically conductive structure 5 consisting of conductive warp and/or weft threads k, s is formed in the textile fabric. The invention also relates to a transdermal patch for applying an active substance, contained in an active substance reservoir 17, over the patient's skin, comprising a textile fabric of this type, and to an assembly consisting of a transdermal patch and an evaluation unit 20 for detecting the amount of active substance in the active substance reservoir in the transdermal patch.
Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland Gmbh

Wearable device for measuring edema index and measuring edema index using same

a wearable device for measuring an edema index includes: a band, wearable on a wrist; an electrode module including a pair of current electrodes and a pair of voltage electrodes; and a main module applying an alternating current (ac) to the pair of current electrodes, and obtaining an edema index of a human body from an ac voltage measured from the pair of voltage electrodes, wherein each of the pair of current electrodes and the pair of voltage electrodes is attached to one surface of the band in a row in a length direction of the band, and protrudes from the surface of the band to be in direct contact with the skin of the wrist when the band is worn on the wrist.. .
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Chosun University

Photoplethysmography device

the invention relates to a photoplethysmography device (20) of the reflectance type, comprising a light source (4), a light sensor (5), and an interface layer (21). The interface layer (21) has a recess between the source (4) and the sensor (5) in order to prevent reflection losses between the device (20) and the skin and to prevent that light from the source (4) can reach the sensor (5) directly via the interface layer (21)..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Optical vital signs sensor

an optical vital signs sensor is provided. The optical vital signs sensor is configured to measure or determine vital signs of a user.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Sensor unit

a sensor unit for use in devices for simultaneous measurement of human tissue impedance and pressure to identifies human hemodynamic parameters. The sensor unit of the device attached to skin surface segment includes a base with a recess, in which a piezoelectric element of pressure sensor is installed.
Healbe Corporation

Blood parameter monitoring device and blood parameter monitoring method

provided is a blood parameter monitoring device, including: a skin patch wearable on skin; a blood parameter sensor arranged at the skin patch and configured to detect a blood parameter; a processor configured to send an abnormality indication signal when determining that the blood parameter is not within a predetermined range, and send a normality indication signal when determining that the blood parameter is within the predetermined range; a timer configured to start a timing process upon receiving the abnormality indication signal, stop the timing process upon receiving the normality indication signal, and send an alarm signal if a duration of the timing process is longer than or equal to a predetermined duration; and an alarm connected to the timer and configured to give an alarm and/or trigger a predetermined mobile communication terminal to send a warning signal to a preset phone number, after receiving the alarm signal.. .
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Disposable device or accessory to facilitate and improve the grip of an equipment or a ball while playing sports or while working

the accessory to facilitate the grip of a tool, sport equipment or ball, comprising a sheet of shaped synthetic material, with a first surface, onto which a pressure sensitive adhesive is applied, suitable to adhere to the skin, and a second surface, opposite to the first surface. The device comprises a central portion shaped and sized approximately like a hand palm, and a plurality of appendices that extend from a perimeter edge of the central portion and are configured to adhere, by means of said adhesive, to the back of a hand;.

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System and providing a public number-private number telephony system

this invention shows a method for operating a voice communications network that comprises dynamically associating a private number with at least one public number of a circuit-switched voice communication network, authenticating a user of a private number without reliance on a static reproducible data code, receiving an incoming call to the public number and routing the incoming call from a caller to the private number. The method also shows the generation of an outgoing call from the private number and passing the outgoing call through the public number while generating calling party information to a target which preserves the privacy of the caller, and altering an associating of the private number and at least one public number.
Paltalk Holdings, Inc.

Detection of movement adjacent an earpiece device

an earpiece includes an earpiece housing, a processor disposed within the housing and a sensor system associated with the earpiece housing, the sensor system operatively connected to the processor. The sensor system is configured to detect skin touches proximate the earpiece housing.
Bragi Gmbh

Methods and facilitating selective blurring of one or more image portions

methods and apparatus provide for simulated, e.g., synthetic, aperture control. In some embodiments a user, after a camera autofocus or user selection of an object to focus on, sets a blur level and views the effect.
Light Labs Inc.

Method to tune contact cd and reduce mask count by tilted ion beam

a novel method of processing and fabricating semiconductor devices is provided to reduce critical dimensions inherent in a given photolithography process. A patterned mask layer generated via transfer of the pattern to the masking layer (e.g., printing) has a given set of dimensions.
Globalfoundries, Inc.

Sound source separation apparatus and method, and program

the present technology relates to a sound source separation apparatus, a method, and a program which make it possible to separate a sound source at lower calculation cost. A communication unit receives a spatial frequency spectrum of a sound collection signal which is obtained by a microphone array collecting a plane wave of sound from a sound source, and a spatial frequency mask generating unit generates a spatial frequency mask for masking a component of a predetermined region in a spatial frequency domain on the basis of the spatial frequency spectrum.
Sony Corporation

Systems and methods for individual identification and authorization utilizing conformable electronics

an identification device includes, but is not limited to, a deformable substrate configured to conform to a skin surface of a body portion of a healthcare provider; a sensor assembly coupled to the deformable substrate, the sensor assembly including one or more identity sensors configured to generate one or more identity sense signals associated with at least one physical characteristic of an individual subject other than the healthcare provider; circuitry configured to compare the one or more identity sense signals generated by the sensor assembly to reference data indicative of one or more physical characteristics associated with an identity; and a reporter configured to generate one or more communication signals associated with a comparison of the one or more identity sense signals generated by the sensor assembly to reference data indicative of one or more physical characteristics associated with an identity of at least one individual.. .
Elwha Llc

Systems and methods for individual identification and authorization utilizing conformable electronics

an identification device includes, but is not limited to, a deformable substrate configured to conform to a skin surface of a body portion of an individual subject; a sensor assembly coupled to the deformable substrate, the sensor assembly including one or more identity sensors configured to generate one or more identity sense signals associated with at least one physical characteristic of the individual subject; circuitry configured to compare the one or more identity sense signals generated by the sensor assembly to reference data indicative of one or more physical characteristics associated with an identity; circuitry configured to compare at least one of the one or more identity sense signals or the identity with one or more authorization parameters; and a reporter operably coupled to the circuitry and configured to generate one or more communication signals associated with the comparison with the one or more authorization parameters.. .
Elwha Llc

Systems and methods for individual identification and authorization utilizing conformable electronics

an identification device includes, but is not limited to, a deformable substrate configured to conform to a skin surface of a body portion of a healthcare provider; a sensor assembly coupled to the deformable substrate, the sensor assembly including one or more identity sensors configured to generate one or more identity sense signals associated with at least one physical characteristic of the healthcare provider; circuitry configured to compare the one or more identity sense signals generated by the sensor assembly to reference data indicative of one or more physical characteristics associated with an identity; and a reporter configured to generate one or more communication signals associated with a comparison of the one or more identity sense signals generated by the sensor assembly to reference data indicative of one or more physical characteristics associated with an identity of at least one individual.. .
Elwha Llc

Three-dimensional character rendering system using general purpose graphic processing unit, and processing method thereof

the present invention relates to a system for rendering a three dimensional character and a method for processing thereof. The system for rendering a three dimensional character renders a three dimensional character model, for example, a skin having a multilayered structure such as a face of the person to enable realistic skin expressions according to reflection and scattering of light using a gpgpu.

Image processing correcting dark circle under human eye

an image capture apparatus includes a pupil detection unit, a dark circle correction map generation unit, and an image composition unit. The image capture apparatus corrects a dark circle in an image.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

Method of monitoring the status of a wound

a system for determining a clinically relevant temperature differential between a predetermined area of interest on the body surface of a mammal and a control area on the body surface of said mammal, said system comprising: a visual and thermal image capturing device, said image capturing device comprising: a housing, a means for capturing a digital visual image within said housing; and a means for capturing a digital thermal image within said housing; a display apparatus, said display apparatus comprising means for showing said captured visual image and said captured thermal image; and a computing apparatus, said computing apparatus operatively connected to said image capturing device and to said display apparatus, said computing apparatus comprising: a means for selecting a control area on the surface of the skin; a means for determining an temperature of said control area; a means for selecting an area of clinical interest within said visual image; a means for calculating plane geometric features of said selected area of clinical interest; a means for overlaying said digital image onto said thermal image in a desired orientation on said display apparatus; and a means for applying a unique pixel value to a specific predetermined temperature range on said thermal image.. .

System and positional registration of medical image data

a system and method of correlating or coregistering medical images is disclosed herein that includes acquiring a surface image of the patient's skin surface using a surface detector assembly comprising a surface frame and a camera system registered to the surface frame. Positional coordinates of one or more surface landmarks in the surface image are determined and a medical image of the patient is acquired having the surface frame depicted therein.
Metritrack, Inc.

Computer implemented determining clinical trial suitability or relevance

the invention relates to systems for structuring clinical trials protocols into machine interpretable form. A hybrid human and natural language processing system is used to generate a structured computer parseable representation of a clinical trial protocol and its eligibility criteria.
Antidote Technologies Ltd.

Method for the structural analysis of panels consisting of an isotropic material and stiffened by triangular pockets

a method for dimensioning of panels stiffened by triangular pockets that make it possible to take into account aeronautical specifics and more particularly the stresses that are admissible for the different types of buckling and the calculations of adapted reserve factors is presented. The method relates to dimensioning of a substantially plane panel of homogeneous and isotropic material by an analytical procedure, wherein the panel is composed of a skin reinforced by an assembly of three parallel bundles of stiffeners integrated with the panel, and triangular pockets defined on the skin, the stiffeners are strip-shaped and the panel must satisfy a specification of mechanical resistance to predetermined external loads, including steps organized in such a way that they can be repeated iteratively for different values of input data until reserve factors are obtained to determine the dimensions and arrangement of the panel elements necessary to obtain the imposed mechanical resistance..
Airbus Operations (s.a.s)

Resolving application multitasking degradation

systems and methods for resolving application multitasking degradation are disclosed. In aspects, a computer implemented method is used with a user device including a multitasking operating system, shared user device resources, a first application and a second application.
International Business Machines Corporation

Latency masking systems and methods

systems and methods provide for removing and/or hiding the negative effects of at least some of the latency between, e.g., detection of motion of a device such as a three dimensional (3d) pointing device and corresponding redrawing of the cursor on a display. A method for masking latency associated with displaying a cursor on a display includes: receiving data associated with motion of an input device at a first time; using the data to determine a cursor position associated with the first time; determining a predicted cursor position at a future time relative to the first time using the determined cursor position; and displaying the cursor on the display at a position based on the predicted cursor position..
Idhl Holdings, Inc.

Fabrication of electrochromic devices

electrochromic devices and methods may employ the addition of a defect-mitigating insulating layer which prevents electronically conducting layers and/or electrochromically active layers from contacting layers of the opposite polarity and creating a short circuit in regions where defects form. In some embodiments, an encapsulating layer is provided to encapsulate particles and prevent them from ejecting from the device stack and risking a short circuit when subsequent layers are deposited.
View, Inc.

Liquid crystal panels and liquid crystal devices

the present invention discloses a liquid crystal panel and a liquid crystal device (lcd). The liquid crystal panel includes a color-film (cf) substrate and a thin film transistor (tft) array substrate opposite to the cf substrate.
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Manufacture of hydrated nanocellulose sheets for use as a dermatological treatment

a hydrated, nonwoven nanocellulose sheet and method for manufacturing the nanocellulose sheet are disclosed. The method of manufacture comprises the steps of diluting a purified nanocellulose slurry to form a colloidal nanocellulose suspension, dispersing pure nanocellulose crystals into the nanocellulose suspension in a nanocellulose crystal to total nanocellulose ratio less than 50% weight per weight (w/w), placing the suspension over a filter sheet in a dispensing device, and forming the hydrated, nonwoven nanocellulose sheet by filtering with a pressure difference across the filter sheet, via a high pressure or vacuum filtration process.
Innovatech Engineering, Llc

Composition for diagnosing skin damage caused by fine dust, and composition comprising galangin as active ingredient

the present specification discloses a biomarker for diagnosing skin cell damage caused by fine dust, a kit using the same, and a novel use of a composition comprising galangin as an active ingredient. Specifically, it is possible to conveniently check skin damage caused by fine dust by measuring and comparing the expression amounts of the biomarker in normal cells and cells damaged by fine dust.
Amorepacific Corporation

Spray dried polyolefin elastomer powder for rotational molding processes

the present invention relates to a method to make a rotational molded skin from a powdered polyolefin elastomer composition derived from spray drying an aqueous polyolefin dispersion composition wherein the aqueous polyolefin dispersion composition is derived from melt blending a polyolefin composition comprising an olefin block copolymer, a dispersing agent, and water, wherein said aqueous dispersion preferably has a ph less than 12.. .
Dow Global Technologies Llc

Methods and compositions for treatment of skin disorders

the invention provides methods and compositions for the treatment of a skin disorder associated with detrimental tnfα activity, such as psoriasis. The invention includes methods for treating a skin disorder associated with detrimental tnfα activity, such as psoriasis, in a subject who has failed or lost response to prior biologic therapy, such as prior administration of etanercept.
Abbvie Biotechnology Ltd

Compounds and methods for modulating pharmacokinetics

methods and compositions are described for management of the pharmacokinetic properties of active agents, e.g., therapeutic moieties, by conjugating, fusing, or non-direct linkage of the active agent to one or more wild-type or modified heparin-binding peptides (hb). Compounds may be administered to tissues including skin.
The Brigham And Women's Hospital, Inc.

Biguanide compound and use thereof

the present invention relates to a guanidine compound and a use thereof, and more specifically, to a guanidine derivative showing excellent effects of inhibiting cancer cell proliferation, cancer metastasis, and cancer recurrence; a preparation method thereof; and a pharmaceutical composition containing the same as an active ingredient. Compared to existing drugs, the guanidine derivative according to the present invention shows excellent effects of inhibiting cancer cell proliferation, cancer metastasis, and cancer recurrence even with small doses, and may thus be effectively used in preventing or treating various cancers such as uterine cancer, breast cancer, stomach cancer, brain cancer, rectal cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, skin cancer, blood cancer, liver cancer, etc., inhibiting cancer cell proliferation and cancer metastasis..
Immunomet Therapeutics Inc.

Method and device for fireproofing a part in composite material

a device for fireproofing a section of a structural part made of composite material. The device includes a skin having an outer surface configured to face the flame and an inner surface.
Daher Aerospace

Rotary wing aircraft with a fuselage that comprises at least one structural stiffened panel

a rotary wing aircraft with a fuselage that comprises at least one structural stiffened panel, the structural stiffened panel comprising a stressed skin and a stiffening framework that is rigidly attached to the stressed skin, wherein the stressed skin comprises an inner skin, an outer skin and a core element assembly that is arranged between the inner skin and the outer skin, the core element assembly comprising at least one viscoelastic core element and at least one intermediate core element that are tessellated, wherein the at least one viscoelastic core element is provided for noise and vibration damping.. .
Airbus Helicopters Deutschland Gmbh

Composite reinforcement structures and aircraft assemblies comprising composite reinforcement structures

a composite reinforcement structure including a first skin having a first end and a second end and a second skin having a first end and a second end. The first end of the first skin and the first end of the second skin are coupled.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Skin stiffness characteristics and loft control production system and method with variable moisture content in input fiberglass media

a heating system is provided having a plurality of heated zones, with at least a first zone and a second zone. The first zone receives variable input moisture fiberglass over a first conveyor system and comprises a first compression system above the first conveyor system.

Welded article and manufacturing welded article

to enable a first welding target member including a projection on a welding target portion having short sides and long sides and a second welding target member to be bonded by resistance welding with high welding strength. A manufacturing method for manufacturing a welded article by bonding a first welding target member including an elongated projection portion on a welding target portion having short sides and long sides that are longer than the short sides and a second welding target member by resistance welding, in which the projection portion of the first welding target member is subdivided by forming subdividing grooves extending in the direction of the short sides in the projection portion to reduce the influence of skin effect on the welding current flowing through the subdivided projection portions and improve the uniformity of the current values in the direction of the long sides..
Origin Electric Company, Limited

Sliding adjustable toggle clamp

a tool including a pair of rails is attachable to the inside surface of the skin panel. A housing is pivotally and slidably connected between the pair of rails.
The Boeing Company

Method to make an elastomeric polyolefin skin

the present invention relates to method to make a spray skin from an aqueous polyolefin dispersion composition comprising a an olefin block copolymer, a dispersing agent, preferably an ethylene acrylic acid, and water, wherein said aqueous dispersion preferably has a ph less than 12 and is derived from the melt blending. The method comprises the steps of spraying the aqueous polyolefin dispersion onto a heated mold forming the skin and then allowing it to dry..
Dow Global Technlogies Llc

Methods and systems for treating a chronic low back pain condition using an implantable electroacupuncture device

an exemplary method treating a chronic low back pain condition in a patient includes 1) generating, by an electroacupuncture device implanted beneath a skin surface of the patient, stimulation sessions at a duty cycle that is less than 0.05, and 2) applying, by the electroacupuncture device in accordance with the duty cycle, the stimulation sessions to a target tissue location within the patient by way of an electrode array located within the patient at an acupoint corresponding to the target tissue location.. .
Valencia Technologies Corporation

Tattoo machine having an arm-mounted power supply

an arm-mounted motorized tattooing instrument includes a skin-perforating ink delivery wand configured for hand-held operation by a human operator, a wrist-or-forearm-mountable power supply, and a means for electrically coupling the skin-perforating ink delivery wand to the power supply. The instrument is configured to allow the human operator to operate the ink delivery wand without loss of power when rotating the ink delivery wand by hand about any of three orthogonal axes with the power supply mounted to a wrist or forearm of the same hand..

Adhesive skin patch material and roll body of adhesive skin patch material

the present invention relates to an adhesive skin patch material, which comprises a polyurethane elastomer film, a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer provided on one side of the polyurethane elastomer film, and a release liner releasably laminated so as to cover the sticky surface of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer. The polyurethane elastomer film has a thickness of 1 μm to 9 μm, and the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer contains an acrylic-based copolymer and an ingredient in a liquid or pasty state at room temperature..
Nitto Denko Corporation

Respiratory mask liner

a replaceable liner, for a respiratory mask comprising an elastic substantially tubular shaped body dimensioned to stretch around the mask cushion. The liner is made of a knitted fabric in radially-continuous tubular structure that is preferentially formed through a circular knit to create a seamless tube.

Injection needle assembly and medicine injection device

a method of using a medicine injection device including a syringe filled with a medicine; a needle tube having a needle tip for puncturing the skin; a flange-like skin contact portion that is disposed in a manner so as to cover an area surrounding the needle tube and makes contact with and/or faces the skin when the living body is punctured with the needle tube; and an absorption part that is disposed in the skin contact portion of the needle hub. The method includes removing air from the medicine injection device prior to injection of the medicine, whereby medicine spilled from the needle tip is caught in the skin contact portion; the absorption part absorbing the spilled medicine staying in the skin contact portion; positioning the skin contact portion adjacent the skin; puncturing the skin with the needle tip; and injecting medicine from the needle tip into the skin..
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Auto-injector and drive unit therefor

provided is a drive unit for an auto-injector having a drive unit housing arranged for docking receipt of a syringe or of a cassette unit comprising a syringe movable from a rest position, in which a needle tip of the syringe is within the drive unit housing to a use position, in which the needle tip protrudes from a needle delivery aperture; and a drive arrangement including one or more electrically powered sources of axial drive; a first drive transfer element for advancing the syringe to said use position; and a second drive transfer element for moving a plunger into the barrel of the syringe to eject liquid contents thereof. The drive unit housing is provided with a skin sensor arrangement having an array of plural skin sensor electrodes located about the needle delivery aperture..
Ucb Biopharma Sprl

Vacuum assisted skin penetrating appliance with external interface

a system and method for a modular external interface for a skin penetrating appliance is provided. The modular device prevents internalization of bacteria, other infectious agents, or other unwanted materials from entering the access point for a catheter, steinman pin, kirschner wires, or other percutaneous instruments.
Viaderm, Llc

Bandage having a compact led insert

a portable capsule for insertion into a bandage consists of an light emitting diode (led) connected to a power source encased in a housing. The housing has a clear window that allows the uv light from the led to shine through and sterilize the surrounding bandage area.

Memory or learning improvement using peptide and other compositions

the present invention generally relates to compositions and methods for topical or transdermal delivery, including treatment and prevention of learning and memory disorders, and enhancement of learning or memory. In some cases, the composition may include nitric oxide and/or peptides such as thyrotropin-releasing hormone (trh) and/or gnrh (gonadotropin-releasing hormone).
Transdermal Biotechnology, Inc.

Peptide having skin whitening activity, and use thereof

the present invention provides a peptide having skin-whitening activity. The peptide of the present invention exhibits an excellent skin whitening effect by inhibiting melanogenesis, inhibiting the activity of tyrosinase, inhibiting the expression of melanosis-involved factors, and inhibiting melanosome transfer.
Caregen Co., Ltd.

Multifunctional formulation comprised of natural ingredients and preparation/manufacturing thereof

this invention relates to a pharmaceutical preparation for the treatment of compromised tissue such as skin wounds and ulcers in humans and animals and a method of preparation. This is a multifunctional natural matrix meant for the treatment of compromised tissues which also relates to the anti-cancer transdermal patch for melanoma therapy.
Datt Life Science Pvt. Ltd.

Topical halobacteria extract composition for treating radiation skin tissue damage

the present invention provides a composition for treating skin damage, comprising halobacteria extracts and dunaliella extracts. The aforementioned extracts further comprising strong antioxidants with high redox potential when dissolved in oil and in water.
Dr. Nona International Ltd.

Cannabis-based extracts and topical formulations for use in skin disorders

the present invention discloses a pharmaceutical topical composition comprising cannabidiol (cbd) or a derivative thereof and tetrahydrocannabinol (thc) or a derivative thereof in an about 1:1 ratio, useful for treatment or prevention of inflammatory skin disorders, and treatment methods thereof.. .
One World Cannabis Ltd

Therapeutic agents for use in the propylaxis and/or treatment of hyperkinetic movement disorders

(rs)-[2-(3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)ethyl][2-hydroxy-3-(3-methylphenoxy)propyl]amine having the formula (ia), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof for the formulation of a pharmaceutical composition is useful for the prophylaxis and/or the treatment of hyperkinetic movement disorders associated with huntington's disease, wilson's disease, tourette syndrome, restless leg syndrome, and tardive dyskinesia.. .
Som Innovation Biotech, S.l.

N-(2-aminoethyl) ethanolamine (aeea) and analogs to treat hypertrophic scarring and liposomal topical delivery

the present invention includes pharmaceutical liposome formulation thereof comprising a n-(2-aminoethyl) ethanolamine (aeea) and/or active analogs thereof in a liposome, wherein the n-(2-aminoethyl) ethanolamine (aeea) and/or active analogs thereof are provided in an amount sufficient to treat or reduce scarring of the skin or eye.. .
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System

Antioxidant dietary supplement compositions and methods for maintaining healthy skin

compositions and methods for maintaining healthy skin and alleviating skin conditions such as redness, inflammation, irritation and skin aging, as well as for maintaining healthy scalp and hair are disclosed. The oral compositions disclosed comprise antioxidants including lycopene, gallic acid and ascorbic acid.

Ferment extract of eupenicillium crustaceum and cosmetic use thereof

a ferment extract from a bacterial strain the eupenicillium crustaceum species useful in the cosmetic treatment and/or care of the skin, mucous membranes, hair and/or nails and cosmetic uses of same.. .
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.

Composition containing a cellulose derived capsule with a sunscreen

a sunscreen composition comprised of one or more sunscreen active agents encapsulated in a cellulose derived capsule wherein the composition can contain one or more additional agents. A sunscreen composition can be mixed with a bodywash, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, gel, soap, cream, hand sanitizer, spray or mousse and can be used by an individual during their normal hygiene processes, such as during a shower or bath or while applying a body product to their skin or hair..
Colabs International Corporation

Composition containing a cellulose derived capsule with a sunscreen

a sunscreen composition comprised of one or more sunscreen active agents encapsulated in a cellulose derived capsule wherein the composition can contain one or more additional agents. A sunscreen composition can be mixed with a bodywash, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, gel, soap, cream, hand sanitizer, spray or mousse and can be used by an individual during their normal hygiene processes, such as during a shower or bath or while applying a body product to their skin or hair..
Colabs International Corporation

Method of protecting skin from ultraviolet radiation

disclosed is method of protecting skin from ultraviolet radiation which comprises the step of administering a skin protective composition. The skin protective composition disclosed in the present invention includes a compound, which not only can protect normal human skin against uv-induced damage, but also exhibits protective benefits on the skin of patients with g6pd-deficiency..
Fic Biotech Inc.

Absorbent article

an absorbent article, such as a sanitary napkin, a pantiliner or an incontinence pad, which improves diffusion property of a body fluid and maintains a stable absorption amount. In fig.
Daio Paper Corporation

Therapeutic tape

the invention relates to a therapeutic adhesive tape for use in medical or sporting applications. The therapeutic tape is configured to be applied to the skin of a user.

Methods for treatment of non-genital cutaneous warts

methods of treating a wart are provided which include: providing a heating device having a central zone and peripheral zone, sized to cover the wart and skin peripheral to the wart, and including a heat-generating material that undergoes an exothermic reaction when exposed to oxygen; providing a liquid therapeutic adhesive comprising a volatile solvent, skin-compatible adhesive and therapeutic agent; applying the liquid therapeutic adhesive to the skin peripheral to the wart or to the peripheral zone of the heating device; initiating the exothermic reaction of the heat-generating material by exposure of the heat-generating material to oxygen; applying the central zone of the heating device to contact the wart, thereby heating the wart and skin peripheral to the wart to an elevated skin temperature; and maintaining the elevated skin temperature for a period of time, thereby creating an enclosed heated environment treating the wart and skin peripheral to the wart.. .
Ferndale Laboratories, Inc.

Thermal therapy devices

a thermal pad for controlling a patient's temperature includes first and second chambers defined between interior and exterior layers. The first chamber circulates a temperature controlled fluid from a first inlet to a first outlet.
Stryker Corporation

Methods and apparatuses for manipulating temperature

methods and apparatuses for manipulating the temperature of a surface are provided. Devices of the present disclosure may include a thermal adjustment apparatus, such as a controller in electrical communication with one or more thermoelectric materials, placed adjacent to the surface of skin.
Embr Labs Inc.

Implantable electroacupuncture device and treating erectile dysfunction

an exemplary method treating an erectile dysfunction condition in a patient includes 1) generating, by an electroacupuncture device implanted beneath a skin surface of the patient, stimulation sessions at a duty cycle that is less than 0.05, and 2) applying, by the electroacupuncture device in accordance with the duty cycle, the stimulation sessions to a target tissue location within the patient by way of an electrode array located within the patient at an acupoint corresponding to the target tissue location.. .
Valencia Technologies Corporation

Remotely controlled ultrasound transducer

a base for an ultrasonic system comprises elements adapted to connect either a smart device or a display device to the base such that the base and smart device can be moved as a single unit. The base also comprises an ultrasonic array with at least one element capable of generating a signal in the range of 1 mhz to 15 mhz and a gimbal system configured to allow the ultrasonic array to be tilted relative to the base.
Pulsenmore Ltd.

Wake-up batteries for invasive biosensors

example biosensor devices having wake-up batteries and associated methods are disclosed. One example device includes a biosensor that has a first electrode for insertion into a subcutaneous layer beneath a patient's skin, and a second electrode coupled to the first electrode for insertion into the subcutaneous layer, and a first battery to apply a voltage across the first and second electrodes, the first battery at least partially electrically decoupled from the electrodes.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

Wound volume measuring

the present invention relates to a wound volume measuring method and device, wherein the method comprises the steps of: disposing a foam dressing on a wound site; hermetically sealing the wound site by attaching a film dressing on skin adjacent to the wound site; supplying a negative pressure to the hermetically sealed space formed between the film dressing and the wound site, and thereby discharging fluid into the hermetically sealed space; measuring the flow of the fluid discharged from the hermetically sealed space; and calculating the volume of the wound site on the basis of the measured fluid flow.. .
Cg Bio Co., Ltd.

Electrode with charge-operated indicator

an electrode includes separate first and second electrical contacts to contact the skin of a subject. A charge-holding structure is electrically connected between the first and second contacts.
Welch Allyn, Inc.

Portable device for the analysis of skin traumas and analyzing skin traumas using a portable device

a portable device for the analysis of skin traumas is disclosed, the device allowing the medical professional to evaluate and analyze the healing process of the skin traumas, providing the medical professional with the temperature parameters, distance parameters and diagnosis parameters related to the skin trauma. By using the proposed portable device, it is possible, for example, to evaluate if the dimensions of the skin trauma have changed throughout the time, and also to generate a temperature map of the skin trauma as well as a history of conducted analyses.
I-healthsys Produtos Médicos Ltda - Me

Hairdryer assembly with interchangeable styling cartridges

this invention relates to a refillable and/or interchangeable cartridge that can attach and detach from a hairdryer. Prior to, concurrent with or subsequent to hair drying, a user can activate the cartridge to dispel, mist, steam or otherwise disperse the cartridge's product onto the user's hair, skin, scalp or fur.
Mohawk Innovations Limited

Double sided adhesive tape with release tab for enhanced shoe adherence to skin and removal

a tape is provided for adhering skin to a shoe having: a substrate; an insole side of the substrate having an insole adhesive; an insole adhesive liner covering the insole adhesive; a skin side of the substrate having a skin adhesive, wherein the skin adhesive has a characteristic different from the insole adhesive; a skin adhesive liner covering the skin adhesive; and a release tab formed by a portion of the insole side of the substrate devoid of insole adhesive. The tape can have the following options: the release tab is at the arch end of the substrate; insole side of the substrate has less stick potential compared to the skin side, which results in the insole side being less sticky than the skin side; or insole adhesive has less stick potential compared to the skin adhesive, which results in the insole adhesive being less sticky than the skin adhesive..
Ste-ke Enterprises, Llc

Skin accessible cuff

openings in an industry standard long sleeved garment, form a portal to provide for the beneficial viewing of a wrist worn item and persistent contact with skin. The present invention is applicable to both standard long sleeve garments with attachable vents in the cuff area, found frequently on more formal garments, and is also applicable to industry standard long sleeve garments that are traditionally void of vented attachable openings in the cuff area, such as long sleeved t-shirts and long sleeved sweatshirts..

Gps implant tracking system for pet

a implant tracking system for allowing the location of an animal to be tracked from an implanted device that is not readily removable includes an implant member having an internal positioning component that is connected to an internal rechargeable power component and a wearable charger implement that includes an inductive charging band, a wire charging port, an internal charger battery, and an attachment mechanism. In one instance, the positioning component is a satellite positioning system receiver.

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Sound masking system

a sound masking system according to the invention is disclosed in which one or more sound masking loudspeaker assemblies are coupled to one or more electronic sound masking signal generators. The loudspeaker assemblies in the system of the invention have a low directivity index and preferably emit an acoustic sound masking signal that has a sound masking spectrum specifically designed to provide superior sound masking in an open plan office.
Cambridge Sound Management, Inc.

Content-adaptive perceptual quantizer for high dynamic range images

a content-adaptive quantizer processor receives an input image with an input bit depth. A noise-mask generation process is applied to the input image to generate a noise mask image which characterizes each pixel in the input image in terms of its perceptual relevance in masking quantization noise.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Description files and web service protocols for tasking capability on internet of things

description files and web service protocols for actuating things on internet of things (iot) are proposed. Essentials of every thing on iot (‘iot thing’) are defined in a description file.
National Central University

Radome and associated mobile communications antenna, and producing the radome or the mobile communications antenna

an improved radome and an associated improved method for producing a radome has a radiating structure consisting of a passive radiating structure, preferably in the form of frequency-selective surfaces (fss). The passive radiating structures are formed by (a) structured metal surfaces surrounded by metal-free regions, or (b) cut-outs in a metal film or metal layer.
Kathrein-werke Kg

Highly controllable electroactive materials and electroactive actuators capable of pronounced contraction and expansion

this invention describes a method for producing highly controllable motion in electroactive materials and electroactive actuators capable of pronounced contraction and expansion, which act as synthetic muscle, tendon, fascia, perimysium, epimysium, and skin that wrinkles, comprising ion-containing, cross-linked electroactive material(s); solvent(s); electrode(s); attachments to levers or other objects; and coating(s). Restriction of movement in undesired direction(s) produces pronounced movement in the desired direction(s).
Ras Labs, Inc.

High thermal budget compatible punch through stop integration using doped glass

a method of forming a punch through stop region in a fin structure is disclosed. The method may include forming a doped glass layer on a fin structure and forming a masking layer on the doped glass layer.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method for providing a customized product recommendation

included is a method for providing a customized product recommendation to a user. Information is collected from a user regarding issues experienced by the user after cutting and/or removing hair selected from the group consisting of discomfort, dry skin, missed hairs, hair not cut close enough, nicks, cuts, trapped hairs, ingrown hairs, razor bumps, blemishes, acne, razor burn, irritation, redness, pseudofolliculitis barbae, and itching.
The Gillette Company Llc

Method for providing a customized product recommendation

included is a method for providing a customized product recommendation to a user. Information is collected from a user regarding a condition of the user's skin.
The Gillette Company Llc

Fast and accurate skin detection using online discriminative modeling

techniques related to performing skin detection in an image are discussed. Such techniques may include generating skin and non-skin models based on a skin dominant region and another region, respectively, of the image and classifying individual pixels of the image via a discriminative skin likelihood function based on the skin model and the non-skin model..
Intel Corporation

A reinforcing fiber structure for composite material parts with great variation of thickness

a fiber structure includes a plurality of weft layers and a plurality of warp layers interlinked with three-dimensional or multilayer weaving, the fiber structure including at least first and second portions that are adjacent in the warp direction, the first portion presenting thickness in a direction perpendicular to the warp and weft directions that is greater than the thickness of the second portion. The weft layers situated in the core of the first portion of the fiber structure include braids.
Safran

N-(4-hydroxy-4-methyl-cyclohexyl)-4-phenyl-benzenesulfonamides and n-(4- hydroxy-4-methyl-cyclohexyl)-4-(2-pyridyl)benzenesulfonamides and their therapeutic use

the present invention pertains generally to the field of therapeutic compounds. More specifically the present invention pertains to certain substituted n-(4-hydroxy-4-methyl-cyclohexyl)-4-phenyl-benzenesulfonamide and n-(4-hydroxy-4-methyl-cyclohexyl)-4-(2-pyridyl)benzenesulfonamide compounds (collectively referred to herein as hmc compounds) that are useful, for example, in the treatment of disorders (e.g., diseases) including, inflammation and/or joint destruction and/or bone loss; disorders mediated by excessive and/or inappropriate and/or prolonged activation of the immune system; inflammatory and autoimmune disorders, for example, rheumatoid arthritis; psoriasis; psoriatic arthritis; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd); asthma; atherosclerosis; inflammatory bowel disease; ankylosing spondylitis; multiple sclerosis; systemic lupus erythematosus; sjogren's syndrome; a disorder associated with bone loss, such as bone loss associated with excessive osteoclast activity in rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer-associated bone disease, or paget's disease; cancer, such as a haematological malignancy, such as multiple myeloma, leukemia, or lymphoma, or a solid tumour cancer, such as bladder cancer, breast cancer (female and/or male), colon cancer, renal cell carcinoma, kidney cancer, lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, gastric cancer, prostate cancer, brain cancer, skin cancer, thyroid cancer, basal cell ameloblastoma, or melanoma; a disorder associated with fibrosis, such as systemic sclerosis or scleroderma; or a rare vasculitide, such as behçet's disease.
Pimco 2664 Limited

Liquid-based masking layer

a method of fabricating a liquid-based masking layer for a wet etching process, is disclosed. The method comprises forming a coated solid substrate by coating a solid substrate with a coating; forming a preliminary masking layer by removing parts of the coating which are not included in a pattern; depositing a porous surface on the preliminary mask to obtain a porous preliminary mask; forming a liquid-based masking layer by filling the pores of the porous preliminary mask with a filling liquid; and applying an etchant to a surface of the solid substrate and the liquid-based masking layer, etching parts of the substrate that are not covered with the liquid-based masking layer..

Trim cover and seat part

a trim cover for covering a pad, includes a hook and a skin, wherein: the hook includes: a base portion to which a first end portion of the skin is fixed; and a lock portion that is connected to the base portion and into which a second end portion of the skin is inserted; the first end portion includes: a fixed portion that is fixed to the base portion to be overlapped with a front surface of the base portion; and a folded portion that is folded toward a rear surface of the base portion along an edge of the base portion on a side opposite to the lock portion; and both side portions of the folded portion are arranged to protrude toward the lock portion and arranged to be overlapped with the lock portion and protrude to the outside in the width direction from the lock portion.. .
Tachi-s Co., Ltd.

Surface skin-fastening structure for vehicle seat, operation lever device for vehicle seat, and vehicle seat

a surface skin-fastening structure for a vehicle seat for fastening a surface skin to a framework of a vehicle seat, includes a base member which is integral with the framework, a surface skin-pressing member fitted into the base member, an interlocking member provided to an end of the surface skin, and slits provided to the base member. The base member has an extension section, which is an end edge that makes contact with a reverse surface of the surface skin.
Tachi-s Co., Ltd.

Vehicle safe starting device

the present invention relates to a vehicle safe starting device which controls the starting of a vehicle according to a driver's state. One embodiment analyzes blood alcohol concentration by projecting infrared rays into the driver's skin and receiving a reflected signal, and thereafter controls so that the vehicle is not stared if the blood alcohol concentration is larger than a reference value.
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

Method for manufacturing a turbomachine blade made of composite material

a method of fabricating a turbine engine blade out of composite material including fiber reinforcement densified by a matrix, the method including using multilayer weaving to make a first fiber that has a first portion forming a blade root preform and extended by a second portion, the second portion forming a tenon preform; using multilayer weaving to make a second fiber preform, the second preform including a first portion made up of two skins defining between them an internal housing, the first portion forming an airfoil preform, and a second portion extending from an outside surface of the skins, the second portion forming a platform preform; assembling the first preform with the second preform in the non-consolidated state by engaging the second portion of the first preform in the internal housing; and co-densifying the first and second preforms as assembled together in this way to obtain a turbine engine blade.. .
Safran Aircraft Engines

Method for producing a decorative part of a motor vehicle

the invention relates to a method for producing a motor vehicle part (10) made of a plastic material, said method comprising a step of spraying a product, and the part comprising an area to be protected during the spraying. The method comprises the following steps: applying a fluid material forming a temporary masking layer on the area to be protected, said step being carried out automatically; spraying the product onto the part (10); and removing the temporary masking layer..
Compagnie Plastic Omnium

Hearing system

the present disclosure relates to a hearing system. The hearing system comprises an implantable device configured to be implanted under the skin of a wearer and an external device configured to be positioned at an ear of the wearer.
Oticon Medical A/s

Regulator device for drug patch

embodiments are disclosed of a method of controlling timing and/or dosage of a transdermal drug patch. For example, a control device operative to move the patch to one or more of a plurality of operational relationships with a skin of a patient, including being fully engaged with the skin, partially engaged with the skin, and disengaged with the skin.
Alma Therapeutics Ltd.

Syringe

it is possible to feed an injection objective substance to a depth of a skin structure of an objective living body without using any injection needle. A syringe having no injection needle comprises an enclosing unit which encloses the injection objective substance, a pressurizing unit which pressurizes the injection objective substance enclosed in the enclosing unit, and a flow passage unit which defines a flow passage so that the injection objective substance, which is pressurized by the pressurizing unit, is allowed to inject to an injection target area.
Daicel Corporation

Low cost fluid delivery device

embodiments of the invention described herein include low cost infusion devices having basal and/or bolus fluid delivery options. Embodiments of the device include a housing, a reservoir to contain the fluid, a source of pressure to exert a force to expel the fluid contained in the reservoir, a bolus port adapted to receive an optional extra dose of fluid, and a cannula in fluid communication with the reservoir and the bolus port.
Medtronic Minimed, Inc.

Implantable connector

a connection system implantable within a living body having an exterior skin includes a male connector and a female connector. The male connector includes a shaft extending along an axis between a proximal end and a distal end, the shaft having an exterior surface surrounding the axis, at least one shaft contact carried on the shaft and exposed at the exterior surface, and a retaining element mounted to the shaft.
Heartware, Inc.

Coating composition for skin-contacting surface of elastomeric articles and articles containing the same

the invention described herein relates to a therapeutic, moisturizing coating composition for elastomeric articles which is applied directly onto the skin-contacting surface of the article as part of the manufacturing process. The coating composition is thermally stable and subsequently hydrates when contacted with a moisturized skin surface to convert into a liquid “lotion” form during wearing of the article.
Allegiance Corporation

Immunologically active phyto-mixture and its use in the prevention and in a treatment of efflorescences

the present invention relates to an immunologically active phyto-mixture comprising at least one plant extract selected from the family a) asteraceae, b) verbenaceae, and/or c) burseraceae, preferably at least one plant extract from the genus a) bidens, b) stachytarpheta, and/or c) bursera. Particularly preferred species include a) bidens alba, bidens pilosa, b) stachytarpheta jamaicensis, stachytarpheta cayennensis, stachytarpheta indica, and/or c) bursera simaruba, bursera microphylla, bursera glabrifolia.

Compositions and methods of treating viral infections

the present invention relates to the field of nutraceuticals, and in particular to nutraceuticals comprising sulfated polysaccharides, astragalus polysaccharides, resveratrol, and combinations thereof. These compositions find use in inducing physiological responses such, decreasing body fat, increasing lean body mass, alleviating the symptoms of colds, preventing the onset of colds, increasing energy, increasing the feeling of well-being in subjects, and improving skin tone and appearance..
Life Science Nutrition As

Method for preventing and/or treating infections, colonisations, or illnesses related to staphylococcus aureus, pseudomonas aeruginosa, streptococcus pyogenes, enterococcus faecium, enterobacter cloacae, proteus mirabilis, bacteroides fragilis, staphylococcus epidermidis, propionibacterium acnes, candida albicans and/or malassezia furfur

the subject matter of the present invention is a bacterium or a mixture of bacteria having an antagonistic activity with respect to strains of s. Aureus, p.
Laboratoires Urgo

Hyaluronic acid production promoting agent

an agent of the present invention comprising poultry feet or a processed product thereof, preferably a hydrolysate of an extract of poultry feet, promotes hyaluronic acid production, thereby exhibiting excellent effects of preventing or treating a joint disorder, improving skin dryness, wrinkles or skin tension, moisturizing the skin, etc. The agent is thus useful as a medicament, a quasi-drug, a cosmetic product, a food product or an animal feed..
Pharma Foods International Co., Ltd.

Combination comprising n-acetyl-l-cysteine and its use

a combination of n-acetyl-l-cysteine, selenium in the form of selenomethionine and melatonin, and a medical product or pharmaceutical composition comprising such combination, useful for the treatment of a variety of diseases and conditions is described. The combination of n-acetyl-l-cysteine, selenium in the form of selenomethionine and melatonin is also useful for cosmetic treatment of skin and as an antibacterial agent..
Iasomai Ab

Antiviral compositions and methods for inactivating non-enveloped viruses using alkyl 2-hydroxycarboxylic acids

the present invention is directed to antiviral compositions that provide efficacy against non-envelope viruses such as noroviruses. The antiviral compositions comprise an alkyl 2-hydroxycarboxylic acid and an effective amount of a sulfonated surfactant.
Ecolab Usa Inc.

No donors for the treatment of impaired tissue perfusion

a method for treatment of prophylaxis of a chronic disease or condition associated with impaired tissue or organ perfusion, comprising administering an amino-c2-c6-alkyl nitrate, an amino-c2-c4-alkyl nitrate, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, to a patient in need thereof. The disease or condition is a micro- and/or macro-vascular disease selected from the group of diseases associated with impaired capillary function, impaired muscular function, impaired skin function, impaired cartilage function, impaired myocardial function, impaired retinal function or impaired organ function caused by impairment of tissue and organ perfusion or by impairment of the regeneration of capillaries, arterioles or other vascular tissue.
Mirandapharmaceuticals Ag

Active substances and cosmetic or dermatological preparations containing said active substances for the care of the skin of patients of diabetes mellitus

licochalcone a and/or plant extracts or microbiologically obtained extracts with an active content of licochalcone a or cosmetic or dermatological preparations containing licochalcone a and/or plant extracts or microbiologically obtained extracts with an active content of licochalcone a for the care of the skin of patients of diabetes mellitus.. .
Beiersdorf Ag

Nanoparticulate composition

the present invention also relates to a method of treating acne, rosacea, impetigo or a skin disease caused by a bacteria, by topical application of a nanoparticulate topical composition comprising nanoparticles of a water soluble and water susceptible active ingredient or its pharmaceutically acceptable salt, having a particle size distribution such that 90% of the particles are less than 1000 nm.. .

Hyaluronic acid particles for cosmetic or dermatological uses

in the field of cosmetics or pharmaceuticals, and particularly to the dermatological field, disclosed are particles containing hyaluronic acid modified by hydrophobic groups and the use thereof as an agent for stimulating the epidermis and/or dermis. In particular, the assemblies are useful on the one hand, as a moisturising and/or plumping and/or volumising agent.
Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique

Aerosol composition for collecting carbon dioxide

the present invention relates to a composition for collection of carbon dioxide using a liquid surfactant. The aerosol composition containing a liquid surfactant, of the present invention, has no deterioration in quality even at high temperatures, absorbs carbon dioxide to form a predetermined shaped foam when sprayed on the skin, is smoothly absorbed when rolled several times, and is naturally absorbed into the skin after several minutes even when left by completely losing carbon dioxide, and thus the aerosol composition can be favorably used as a foam type cosmetic product..
Amorepacific Corporation

Mousse-type cosmetic composition containing scoria

the present invention relates to a mousse-type cosmetic composition containing scoria and a neutralizing agent, having excellent formability since the composition swells and does not easily drip when discharged, and has low skin irritability.. .
Amorepacific Corporation

Prosthesis liner

a prosthesis liner provided for fitting over a stump of a limb. The prosthesis liner includes a main body having an inner face directed towards the skin of the stump, and an outer face directed away from the stump.
Otto Bock Healthcare Gmbh

Method and tissue grafting

exemplary embodiments of apparatus and method for harvesting small portions of tissue (“micrografts”) to form grafts can be provided. For example, a hollow tube can be inserted into tissue at a donor site, where a distal end of the hollow tube can have two or more points or extensions to facilitate separation of the micrografts from the surrounding tissue.
The General Hospital Corporation

Apparatus for providing skin-aging information and method thereof

an apparatus for providing skin-aging information is provided. The apparatus includes a spectrum obtainer configured to obtain a skin spectrum of a user and a processor configured to extract information of at least one of collagen content, elastin content, and keratin content from the obtained skin spectrum and generate skin-aging information of the user based on the extracted information..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and estimating skin condition

an apparatus for estimating a skin condition includes a data acquirer configured to acquire an optical absorption spectrum of a skin; and a processor configured to determine content of a component in the skin from the optical absorption spectrum and determine a skin condition based on the determined content of the component in the skin.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Continuous analyte measurement systems and implanting them

low profile continuous analyte measurement systems and systems and methods for implantation within the skin of a patient are provided.. .
Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.

Dermatologically non-abrasive blood testing using an interferometry optical design

an apparatus, method and system for dermatologically noninvasive testing for blood sugar concentration using an interferometry optical design. The present apparatus, method and system are used to measure the optical properties of blood, without puncturing the skin or drawing blood samples.
The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Devices for integrated indirect sweat stimulation and sensing

a sweat sensing device includes at least one sweat generation unit capable of initiating sudomotor axon reflex (sar) sweating in an indirect stimulation region and at least one analysis unit capable of sensing a physiological parameter of sweat, collecting a sweat sample, or a combination thereof. The at least one analysis unit is located above the indirect stimulation region when the sweat sensing device is placed on skin..
University Of Cincinnati

Microwave antenna apparatus, systems, and methods for localizing markers or tissue structures within a body

apparatus, systems, and methods are provided for localizing lesions within a patient's body, e.g., within a breast. The system includes a microwave antenna probe for transmitting and receiving electromagnetic signals to detect one or more markers that are implanted within or around the target tissue region.
Cianna Medical, Inc.

Systems and methods of monitoring electrodermal activity (eda) using an ac signal and discrete fourier transform (dft) analysis

systems and methods of monitoring electrodermal activity (eda) in human subjects suitable for use in wearable electronic devices. An eda monitoring system can include first and second dry electrodes, an alternating current (ac) excitation signal source, a trans-impedance amplifier, an analog-to-digital (a-to-d) converter, a discrete fourier transform (dft) processor, and a microprocessor.
Analog Devices Global

Ambulatory heart monitor with conductive adhesive connection to electronics module

an ambulatory monitor includes a conductive adhesive for electrically coupling a data recording module with a patient adhereable flexible patch. The ambulatory monitor includes a skin adhereable flexible patch and a data recording module that can be mounted to and demounted from the patch..
Cardiac Insight, Inc.

Angiosome-based perfusion monitoring system

a compression device includes at least one pressurizable bladder to substantially occlude blood flow into skin capillary beds adjacent to the at least one pressurizable bladder, and a plurality of perfusion sensors. In operation a first-angiosome sensor detects the perfusion parameter of a skin capillary bed in a first angiosome of the limb, and a second-angiosome sensor detects the perfusion parameter of a skin capillary bed in a second angiosome of the limb that is different from the first angiosome.
Covidien Lp

Portable and expandable laptop or food table

this special folding table is designed to be very portable since it has a size or 12 inches by 12 inches. Students that live in tight rooms at schools will love to use it or fold it up.

Electro-mechanical skin pulling, altering and lifting device with optional remote control

the present invention is an electro-mechanical external skin pulling device for users to pull/stretch and hold in place their skin in an easy, reliable, safe and predictable manner to enable facial, eye, cheek, neck and/or throat appearance modifications, integrated with an optional wireless remote control adjustment/monitoring system using either a mobile communication device running an application for the present invention or a dedicated remote control device to adjust and maintain the desired skin alteration.. .

Sugar substitute compositions comprising digestion resistant soluble fiber

what is provided are sugar substitute compositions comprising natural ingredients that provide added human health benefits and properties and characteristics of sugar, without the caloric content and glycemic index of sugar. Unlike artificial sweeteners, the sugar substitute compositions contain no chemicals or synthetic additives and taste and function like sugar.
Flipn'sweet, Llc

Composition of a novel topical insect repellent powder formulation

compositions of powder mosquito repellent formulations have been provided. It also describes the process to manufacture the same.

Secure analysis application for accessing web resources

embodiments described herein may be directed to systems, methods, apparatuses, devices, computer program products, computer-executable instructions, and/or applications for securely and anonymously accessing web resources and customizable attribution of identity. In accordance with the present disclosure, a user may inspect and analyze a webpage as well as the underlying source code from an “arm's length” using a secure analysis application to prevent exposure on the user's local machine.
Authentic8, Inc.

Systems and methods for command and control of satellite constellations

the disclosed technology relates to systems and methods for tasking satellite constellations. A method is disclosed herein for receiving, from a resource database of a satellite control system, knowledge data corresponding to a plurality of components associated with a satellite constellation communications system.
Spire Global, Inc.

Fabric antenna

an antenna assembly includes: a wearable antenna including a conductive signal layer having a radiating surface; a feed conductive layer; and an insulating layer in between the conductive signal layer and the feed conductive layer, and wherein the conductive signal layer, the feed conductive layer, and the insulating layer are fabric-based, wherein the wearable antenna is shaped and sized to be embedded in a subject's clothing with sufficient flexibility to be stretched and bent as the subject implanted with a passive implantable stimulator device maintains routine daily activities, and wherein the wearable antenna is electrically tuned and configured to have the radiating surface of the conductive signal layer facing the subject's skin and a feed point of the feed conductive layer connecting to a controller such that the wearable antenna is non-inductively coupled to the implanted passive stimulator device to supply power the passive implantable stimulator device wirelessly and non-inductively.. .
Micron Devices Llc

Method of forming nanorods and manufacturing semiconductor element

a method of forming semiconductor nanorods includes: placing, in a chamber, a masking material and a base comprising a semiconductor, wherein an etching rate of the masking material in a chemical reaction with a reactant gas during dry etching is lower than an etching rate of a semiconductor in a chemical reaction with the reactant gas during dry etching; and performing dry-etching to form a plurality of dot-masks, each having a form of a dot containing the masking material, on a surface of the semiconductor and to remove a portion of the semiconductor exposed from the dot-masks, wherein the dry-etching is performed under a pressure in the chamber in a predetermined range that allows the masking material scattered by the etching to be adhered to a surface of the semiconductor with a predetermined size of the dots and a predetermined density of the dots.. .
Nichia Corporation

Electronic device including a dielectric layer having a non-uniform thickness

an electronic device can include a transistor having a drain region, a source region, a dielectric layer, and a gate electrode. The dielectric layer can have a first portion and a second portion, wherein the first portion is relatively thicker and closer to the drain region; the second portion is relatively thinner and closer to the source region.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Methods for masking a pin chuck, and articles made thereby

a method for selectively coating the tops of pins of a pin chuck with a high thermal stability material, such as diamond-like carbon (dlc). Non-pin areas (“valleys”) of the pin chuck support surface are temporarily covered with glass frit or glass beads during the dlc coating operation.
M Cubed Technologies, Inc.

Methods for manufacturing an insulated busbar

a method for manufacturing an insulated conductive material, the method including providing a wire, applying a masking material to one or more regions of the wire, coating regions of the wire other than the one or more regions with an insulating material by, electrically charging the wire with a first charge polarity, providing a medium of electrically charged insulating material particles that are charged with an opposite polarity, passing the charged wire through the medium, whereby the insulating material particles bind areas of the conductive material other than the one or more regions, curing the insulating material particles, and applying a solvent to the masking material to thereby remove the masking material, wherein the cured insulated material particles are substantially unaffected by the solvent.. .
Littelfuse, Inc.

Method for masking a sound signal generated by an element of the skin of an aircraft

a masking method includes: a step of choosing a generating element which is part of the skin of an aircraft, a first step of measuring a fundamental frequency of a sound signal emitted by the generating element, a step of selecting a masking element which is part of the skin, a second step of measuring a fundamental frequency of another sound signal emitted by the masking element, a step of modification of the structure of the masking element in such a way as to shift the fundamental frequency of the sound signal emitted by the masking element to a frequency lower than the fundamental frequency of the sound signal emitted by the generating element. Such a masking method thus makes it possible to mask the sound signal emitted by the generating element by the sound signal emitted by the masking element..
Airbus Operations S.a.s.

Apparatus, sensor relays facilitating the transfer of information via a movement device and output device

the present disclosure contains embodiments of an apparatus, system and method designed to facilitate learning or efficient multitasking involving movement while one or more user's or users' movement devices process or respond to different stimuli to facilitate users moving while learning, working, or participating in a simulation. In some embodiments this may be accomplished with the aid of a circular treadmill, spherical walkway, or combinable modular trackpads that may be linked to allow a user to lay the apparatus in a path suited for a plurality of environments.
Forward Entertainment & Technology, Llc

Apparatus, moving while receiving information on output devices using sensor relays

a method and apparatus to facilitate learning while moving, efficient multitasking involving movement while the user processes or responds to different stimuli. The stimuli may include but are not limited to information related to education or entertainment or feedback concerning the user's movement.
Forward Entertainment & Technology, Llc

Systems and methods for detecting motion based on a video pattern

some systems and methods for detecting motion based on a video pattern can include creating a motion image from a sequence of raw images, masking the motion image with a lens pattern associated with a pir sensor and an associated fresnel lens, splitting each of a plurality of blocks of the lens pattern into first and second negative areas, identifying a positive area pixel value as a sum of all pixels in the motion image aligned with the first positive area in the plurality of blocks, identifying a negative area pixel value as a sum of all pixels in the motion image aligned with the second negative area in the plurality of blocks, identifying a motion image response value as a difference between the positive and negative area pixel values, and identifying a presence of motion when the motion image response value exceeds a predetermined value.. .
Honeywell International Inc.

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program

there is provided an information processing apparatus including: an acquisition unit that acquires measurement results of a user's skin state; and a presentation unit that displays a chart image configured by arranging a plurality of areas, to which a plurality of items of the measurement results are assigned, having a same shape and a same size in respective directions with a predetermined position used as the center and arranging score images representing scores of the items inside each of the areas so as to have sizes corresponding to the scores and to expand from the predetermined position.. .
Sony Corporation

Monitoring device and monitoring method

a monitoring device includes a masking invalid region setter (27) that sets a masking invalid region in video of a monitoring area in accordance with a manipulation input of a user, a moving object detector (31) that detects a moving object from the video of the monitoring area and acquires region information for each moving object, a process target selector (32) that selects whether or not to set an image region of a moving object detected by the moving object detector as a target of the masking process in accordance with whether or not the image region is positioned in the masking invalid region, and a video output controller (26) that generates and outputs an output video in which the masking process is implemented only on an image region of a moving object set as a target of the masking process by the process target selector.. .

Natural language platform for database system

an artificial intelligence assistant (“chatbot”) operates within a multi-tenant database and allows users to interact with the underlying structured database through a natural language interface without using a standard structured query language or database interface. Users may interact with the chatbot via a chatroom and perform database queries using natural language expressions in the same manner as asking a person to perform the tasks.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Atomic line multi-tasking

a novel implementation of multi-tasking in a computer, microprocessor, or the like which provides the advantages of pre-emptive multi-tasking but which mitigates some of the complexities of developing code for reliable execution in a pre-emptive environment.. .

Apparatus, detecting analytes from a user's skin

an apparatus, method and system wherein the apparatus comprises: a pump comprising an attachment portion configured to enable the pump to be attached to a user's skin, wherein the pump is configured to draw analytes from the user's body into the apparatus by reducing pressure on the user's skin in an area covered by the pump; at least one detector configured to detect one or more analytes or combinations of analytes which are drawn into the apparatus; the apparatus being arranged to be coupled to a controller to enable the pressure on the user's skin to be adjusted.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

Applicator attachment having a flexible membrane to convert oscillating rotational motion to orthogonal reciprocating motion

an infuser tip can be used to assist penetration of cosmetic formulas through the outer layer of human skin. Generally described, the infuser tip includes a concave surface or a similarly structured area that retains formula for application to the skin.
L'oréal

Applicator attachment having cams to convert oscillating rotational motion to orthogonal reciprocating motion

an infuser tip can be used to assist penetration of cosmetic formulas through the outer layer of human skin. Generally described, the infuser tip includes a concave surface or a similarly structured area that retains formula for application to the skin.
L'oreal

Thin-skin side stay beams and landing gear assemblies

a thin-skin side-stay beam may include an upper arm with thin skin and a mating flange extending longitudinally from the thin skin. A lower arm may also have a thin skin and a mating flange extending longitudinally from the lower arm.
Goodrich Corporation

Door assemblies with insulated glazing unit venting

a door assembly includes a doorframe, an insulated glazing unit (igu), door skins, and a gas passageway. The igu includes a substantially sealed igu cavity and a hole communicating with the igu cavity.
Masonite Corporation

Load transfer interface for a vehicle door, in particular for an aircraft cabin door

a load transfer interface for a vehicle door that comprises an outer skin and at least one beam that is connected to the outer skin, wherein the outer skin and the at least one beam define a vehicle door plane, the load transfer interface comprising at least one door stop fitting that is provided to transfer pressure loads from the vehicle door to an associated vehicle structural frame, the at least one door stop fitting being provided for rotation in an associated rotation plane, wherein the associated rotation plane is at least approximately parallel to the vehicle door plane. The invention is further related to an aircraft cabin door having such a load transfer interface, as well as to an aircraft having such an aircraft cabin door..
Airbus Helicopters Deutschland Gmbh

Method for producing leather-like sheet

a problem to be solved by the invention is to provide a method for producing leather-like sheets with excellent chemical resistance and discoloration resistance utilizing an aqueous urethane resin composition. The invention provides a method for producing a leather-like sheet in the form of a laminate including a film, the method including forming the film by applying an aqueous urethane resin composition onto a substrate and drying the composition, the aqueous urethane resin composition including a urethane resin, a nonionic emulsifier and an aqueous medium, the urethane resin being one obtained by reacting a polyol including a carboxyl group-containing polyol, an aromatic polyisocyanate and a chain extender, the urethane resin having a urea bond content of not more than 0.3 mol/kg.
Dic Corporation

Methods for treating aging and skin disorders using nucleic acids targeting tyr or mmp1

the present invention relates to rnai constructs with improved tissue and cellular uptake characteristics and methods of use of these compounds in dermal applications.. .
Rxi Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Allosteric modulators of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors

the present disclosure relates to compounds of formula i that are useful as modulators of α7 nachr, compositions comprising such compounds, and the use of such compounds for preventing, treating, or ameliorating disease, particularly disorders of the central nervous system such as cognitive impairments in alzheimer's disease, parkinson's disease, and schizophrenia, as well as for l-dopa induced-dyskinesia and inflammation. .
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Ethyl benzyl quaternary amines of amido amines for improved antifungal properties

ethyl benzyl quaternaries having superior anti-fungal properties versus their benzyl quaternary analogs. The ethylbenzyl amidoamine quaternaries of the present invention are easily produced without significant waste and with minimal capital, while possessing improved antimicrobial properties.

Gem difluorocompounds as depigmenting or lightening agents

the present invention relates to a compound having the formula (i), as well as a method for preparing such a compound, a cosmetic or pharmaceutic composition containing such a compound, and the use thereof as a depigmenting, lightening, bleaching or whitening agent and for treating pigmentation disorders, notably by topical application on the skin.. .
Tfchem

Method for manufacturing headrest, and headrest

a headrest in which a pad layer is integrally formed, including a portion with a narrow gap, between a mechanism having various types of incorporated functions and a skin member. A shock absorbing member that is an injection-passage-forming member having a foaming raw material injection passage formed so as to run substantially along a direction that is the vertical direction of the headrest in orientation of when a seat is attached, is set in the inside of a skin member, and a foaming raw material for forming the pad layer is injected through the foaming raw material injection passage.
Delta Tooling Co., Ltd

Painters masking tape tool

the invention is a functional versatile and efficient tool of simplistic design comprising of a frame body with an integral front and rear shoes, in conjunction with a spool used for the accurate placement of readily available standard tape width to an intersection for masking purposes. A tape roll mounts onto a spool affixed to a frame body.

Apparatus for obstructing air flow through an aperture for a duct in an aircraft wing

apparatus for obstructing air flow through an aperture in an aircraft wing where a movable anti-icing duct extends through the aperture are disclosed. An exemplary apparatus comprises a base member (40) configured to be secured to the duct and a first seal member (42) configured to obstruct air flow through the aperture.
Bombardier Inc.

Systems and methods for assembling a structurally reinforced composite structure

systems and methods for assembling a structurally reinforced composite structure are disclosed herein. The methods include deforming a composite tubular skin to a deformed conformation to generate clearance to permit a frame assembly to be conveyed into an internal volume that is defined by the composite tubular skin.
The Boeing Company

Multiple layer interlayer having improved optical and sound insulation properties

multilayered interlayers having good acoustic properties comprising a stiff skin layer(s) and a soft core layer(s) are disclosed. The multilayered interlayers comprise: a first polymer layer (skin layer) comprising plasticized poly(vinyl acetal) resin; a second polymer layer (core layer) comprising plasticized poly(vinyl acetal) resin; wherein at least one plasticizer is a high refractive index plasticizer.
Solutia Inc.

Polyurethane cold cast protective skins formed around and integrated onto existing hand-held computing devices

a system and method for bonding a protective cover to a mobile device is disclosed. A cold cast protective cover is permanently bonded to the device and provides protection against damage from dropping, impact, exposure to electric or static discharge, and exposure to liquid, gas, and dusts.
Aegex Technologies, Llc

Esthetic apparatus useful for increasing skin rejuvenation and methods thereof

systems and methods for increasing skin rejuvenation of a region of a patient's skin. The system includes: a pulsed electromagnetic field (pemf) frequency generator that emits electromagnetic pulses to the region of the patient's skin; and a deep tissue diathermy device that applies heat to the region of the patient's skin up to temperature t.
Venus Concept Ltd

Dry electrode

disclosed is a dry electrode that electrically stimulates while contacting skin of a user, the dry electrode including a main body including a conductive body, and a nonconductive cover that surrounds the conductive body such that an area of the conductive body is exposed, and a patch detachably mounted on an area of the main body, in which the conductive body is exposed, one surface of the patch contacting the conductive body and an opposite surface of the patch contacting the skin of the user, the patch being configured to receive a current from the main body to electrically stimulate the skin of the user.. .
Y-brain Inc

Wash, clean and dry system with removable spray canister device

a method and a wash, clean and dry system are provided for washing, cleaning and drying a surface region of a human body. The system includes a toilet seat assembly with a bidet assembly having a spray canister device for spraying the surface region with a solution, such as a skin protecting barrier solution, a cleaning solution or a medicated solution.
Whole Bath, Llc

Touch-free topical spray of halobetasol

the present invention relates to a touch-free topical spray of halobetasol comprising a composition which is delivered through a dispensing system, wherein the composition comprises from about 0.01% w/w to about 0.5% w/w of halobetasol based on the total weight of the composition for the treatment of skin disorders, wherein the dispensing system comprises a metered valve assembly comprising a metered valve having a stem connected to an actuator, wherein the actuator is provided with an insert having an orifice diameter in a range of about 0.2 mm to about 1.5 mm, and wherein no rubbing-in is required when said composition is applied to affected skin. Said topical spray compositions offer ease of application leading to enhanced patient compliance.
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited

Compact injection device with telescoping components

an injection device uses telescoping and/or nested components and other features to make the overall device compact in size. The device is configured to have a storage position and an extended position, such that its needle is positioned within the housing of the device in a storage position, with the needle extending beyond the device housing when needed for an injection.
Lynjohnston, Llc

Skin-regenerating material comprising synergistic combination of metal oxides

provided are materials including cell proliferation properties. The materials may include a polymer having incorporated therein a synergistic combination of at least two metal oxide powders, including a mixed oxidation state oxide of a first metal and a single oxidation state oxide of a second metal.
Argaman Technologies Ltd.

Method for prolonging and enhancing anti-tumor vaccine response

a method for treating a tumor includes administering (i) a vaccine that contains stage-specific embryonic antigen 4 conjugated to a carrier, (ii) an antibody that binds specifically to ssea-4, and (iii) immune cells expressing a chimeric antigen receptor that specifically binds to ssea-4. The tumor, which expresses ssea-4, can be a breast, colon, gastrointestinal, kidney, lung, liver, ovarian, pancreatic, rectal, stomach, testicular, thymic, cervical, prostate, bladder, skin, nasopharyngeal, esophageal, oral, head and neck, bone, cartilage, muscle, lymph node, bone marrow, or brain tumor..

Procedure for preparation of a product based of the leaves of the plant sedum telephium for the treatment of nails infected with onychomycosis.

procedure for preparation of a product based on the leaves of the plant sedum telephium for the treatment of nails infected with onychomycosis. The procedure consists in strip away the skin of the leaf of the sedum telephium plant of one of its faces, after which the stripped face is impregnated with sulfanilamide powder and then applied as a dressing on nails infected with onychomycosis.

Compositions and methods for characterizing and restoring gastrointestinal, skin, and nasal microbiota

the present invention relates to characterizing changes in mammalian bacterial gastrointestinal, cutaneous and nasal microbiota associated with antibiotic treatment and various disease conditions (such as asthma, allergy, obesity, metabolic syndrome, gastrointestinal reflux disease (gerd), eosinophilic esophagitis, gastro-esophageal junction adenocarcinomas (gejac), infections due to bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics, including methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (mrsa), clostridium difficile, vancomycin-resistant enterococci, etc.) and related diagnostic and therapeutic methods. Therapeutic methods of the invention involve the use of live bacterial inoculants that are capable of restoring healthy mammalian bacterial gastrointestinal, skin, and nasal microbiota..
New York University

Inhibitors of induced mmp-1 production

the present invention provides methods and compositions of prophylaxis for, or for treating, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd), cancer, arthritis, skin damage, or atherosclerotic plaque rupture in a subject in need thereof, which comprise i) a statin or ii) selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (ssri).. .
The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York

Adhesive patch

provided is an adhesive patch capable of exerting excellent tackiness when the adhesive patch is attached to the skin and having a low incidence of detachment from the skin during attachment. The adhesive patch of the present invention includes a support, and an adhesive layer integrally layered on one surface of the support, the adhesive layer containing an acrylic adhesive, a solid resin that is incompatible with the acrylic adhesive and is in a solid state at 40° c., a plasticizer, and a drug.
Toyo Ink Sc Holdings Co., Ltd.

Topical formulation of hops extract

disclosed herein is a method for reducing menopausal symptoms. The method may comprise preparing a topical formulation of hops extract, and administering the topical formulation on to a part of skin.

Use of composition containing p-113 peptide in preparing cosmetics having moisturizing function

the present invention provides a use of a composition in preparing a cosmetic having moisturizing effect, wherein the composition comprises a p-113 peptide, wherein the p-113 peptide comprises the sequence of seq id no: 1. It is hypoallergenic and non-cytotoxic, which means it does not cause harms or allergies to the skin and can be used as an ingredient of cosmetic products.
Pacgen Life Science Corporation

Compositions for improving the health of hair, skin, and nails

compositions for improving the health of human hair, skin, and nails, and methods of using and preparing such compositions are disclosed.. .
Fybrands Corp.

Biomarker-based methods for formulating compositions that improve skin quality and reduce the visible signs of aging in skin for individuals in a selected population

in various embodiments, provided are methods for selecting and formulating compositions for treating and maintaining the quality of skin in a select population, wherein a composition is selected for use in a personal care product based on its demonstrated biological effect to improve skin quality in the population as evidenced by one or more biomarker changes that correlate with improvement as evidenced by one or more objective measurements of skin health in the population.. .
The Procter & Gamble Company

Cosmetic compositions with sensorial and aesthetic benefits and having enhanced stability

cosmetic compositions in the form of stable, pleasant feeling w/o or w/si emulsions include an aqueous phase and an oil phase. The oil phase includes at least one silicone elastomer gel comprising at least one emulsifying elastomer, and at least one non-swelling non-emulsifying silicone elastomer.
L'oreal

Face mask application tool

the disclosure provides a cosmetic application tool including a top-face having a brush and a bottom-face having a flat and wide portion. The application tool applies skin care product onto an anatomical area to be treated, such as the face.
Peter Thomas Roth Labs, Llc

Absorbent product comprising a nonwoven material

absorbent product includes a nonwoven material arranged to be in contact with skin of a user during use of the absorbent product. The nonwoven material includes non-absorbent and/or absorbent fibres.
Sca Hygiene Products Ab

Absorbent article

to surely prevent leakage, not to cause a wearer feel anxiety against the leakage, and to improve fit. There is provided a sanitary napkin (1) in which a convex portion (20) of an absorbent body that is high toward a skin side is formed at a skin side surface of the absorbent body (4) at a center portion in a width direction.
Daio Paper Corporation

Ostomy pouch replacement device

an ostomy pouch replacement device allows ostomates with a surgically created stoma to collect, contain and dispose of bodily fluids during hygienic maintenance. The device is customizable to each ostomate's unique stoma diameter and provides a disposable waste receptacle having a hollow absorbent section and a solid absorbent section for sanitary, discreet and odorless disposal of both urine and excrement.

Method and dermatological hypopigmentation

exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure provide method and apparatus for effecting (e.g., lightening) an appearance of skin by cooling or freezing small separated surface regions of the skin to produce regions of local hypopigmentation. The width of the regions can be, for example, smaller than about 1 mm or 0.5 mm, and a distance between these frozen regions can be greater than about 3 times the width of the regions.
The General Hospital Corporation

Infant skin test using same

a skin test device for determining an infant's sensitization to different foods having different levels of allergic response. The skin test device may include a plurality of chambers, each chamber housing one of a negative control material, an infant formula and a protein component selected from the group consisting of an amino acid, a hydrolyzed protein, intact casein protein, intact whey protein, or combinations thereof..
Nestec S.a.

Skin diagnosis device

a skin diagnosis device includes an imaging unit (17) that images a face of a person who is subjected to a diagnosis, a facial part analyzer (18) that analyzes a facial part, based on a facial image of the person who is subjected to the diagnosis, an irradiation management unit (13) that specifies positions of eyes of the person who is subjected to the diagnosis from an analysis result of the facial part, and determines a whole of a facial region except for the eye positions as an irradiation region, an irradiation unit (15) that irradiates the determined irradiation region with light, and a skin diagnosis analyzer (19) that performs a skin diagnosis, based on the facial image, which is imaged by being irradiated with the light, of the person who is subjected to the diagnosis. It is possible to protect the eyes of the person who is subjected to the diagnosis, and to relieve stress of the person who is subjected to the diagnosis..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Early allergy detection, notification and management systems and methods

a watch-like early allergy detection, notification and management system is equipped with a motion detector as well as one or more physiological sensors to measure heart rate, skin color change, skin galvanic response, oxygen saturation and blood pressure to detect early symptoms of an allergic reaction. False alarms are reduced by simultaneously measuring ambient temperature and physical activity of the subject.

Blood sampling system and method

this disclosure relates to a system and method for drawing blood from a user by skin puncture instead of venous puncture and storing it for analysis. The system includes a receptacle configured to engage an area of skin of the user at a blood draw location and store blood drawn from the user; a lancet device disposed within the receptacle configured to puncture the skin of the user at the blood draw location; a vacuum device configured to reduce a pressure within the receptacle such that the skin at the blood draw location is drawn into the receptacle before the lancet device punctures the skin, and to enhance blood flow while blood is drawn from the user; and a housing configured to house the receptacle, the lancet device, and the vacuum device.
Invitae Corporation

Transdermal sampling strip and analyzing transdermally emitted gases

transdermally emitted gasses are detected by applying a dermal sampling strip to the skin of a biological subject, capturing the gasses in a vapor space in the dermal sampling strip, and analyzing for at least one such gas captured in the vapor space of the dermal sampling strip. Analysis is preferably performed using an electrocatalytic cell, which can be mounted on the dermal sampling strip and form a wall of the vapor space..
Exhalix Llc

Apparatus and estimating substance in blood

an apparatus for estimating a substance in blood in a noninvasive manner is provided. The apparatus includes a light source configured to emit light to skin of a user; a plurality of detectors which are disposed at different distances from the light source and configured to detect light signals from the light returning from the skin; and a processor configured to determine a similarity between at least two light signals among the detected light signals and estimate the substance in blood based on the similarity..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Body temperature logging patch

an actively-powered medical system for monitoring a body temperature of a patient includes a temperature data logger patch with wireless data communication includes a sealed, flexible battery comprising a printed electrochemical cell with an anode and a cathode, and a flexible circuit including a microprocessor, a temperature sensor configured to sense a temperature of a target subject, a wireless communication transceiver and an antenna. In one example, the patch is configured to conform to a curved surface of the target subject.
Blue Spark Technologies, Inc.

Wearable thermometer patch capable of measuring human skin temperature at high duty cycle

a wearable thermometer patch for continuous wearing by a user includes a circuit substrate that includes an electric circuit, a battery holder mounted in the circuit substrate, and a detachable cover layer on the battery holder. The battery holder can hold a replaceable battery to supply power to the electric circuit.
Vivalnk, Inc.

Wearable patch for measuring temperature and electrical signals

a wearable patch includes a stretchable and permeable substrate having a first opening, a temperature sensing unit mounted in the stretchable and permeable substrate, wherein the temperature sensing unit comprises a temperature sensor for measuring a user's skin temperature, electrodes attached to the stretchable and permeable substrate. The electrodes include a bottom surface that can contact with the user's skin and to pick up electric signals from the user's body, and a circuit substrate on the stretchable and permeable substrate.
Vivalnk Inc.

Wearable thermometer patch for correct measurement of human skin temperature

a wearable thermometer patch includes a substrate and a temperature probe unit mounted in the substrate and configured to measure temperature of a user's skin. The temperature probe unit includes a force sensor configured to measure contact force between the temperature probe unit and the user' skin, a plate, a first temperature sensor attached to a lower surface of the plate, and a second temperature sensor attached to an upper surface of the plate..
Vivalnk Inc.

Wearable thermometer patch for accurate measurement of human skin temperature

a wearable thermometer patch includes a flexible circuit substrate comprising an electric circuit and an opening, a thermally conductive cup having a bottom portion plugged into the opening and fixed to the flexible circuit substrate, and a temperature sensor inside the thermally conductive cup. The temperature sensor is in thermal conduction with the thermally conductive cup.
Vivalnk Inc.

Apparatus for support during tattooing

an apparatus that supports a person in a variety of positions so that a tattoo artist can comfortably apply a tattoo to the skin of the supported person is herein disclosed. The apparatus can be articulated to cause a person's legs and arms to be optimally positioned and supported to receive a tattoo..
Inkbed, Inc.

Face wrinkle remover

a face wrinkle remover, wrinkle reducing device is a cosmetic device for naturally enhancing the appearance of a user-wearer's skin. The device includes a plurality of adhesive pads for adhering to facial skin of the user-wearer, and a strap connecting a pair of the adhesive pads.

Integrated under-eye mask and makeup capture device

the present disclosure relates to an integrated under-eye mask and makeup capture device. The device captures makeup fallout generated during application of makeup to the area around the eyes, and thereby prevents it from contaminating the area directly beneath the eye.
L'oreal

Beauty and skin care treatment product and method

the beauty or skin-care treatment may be a single use system for providing a manicure or pedicure treatment or other beauty or skin-care service. Each primary packaging that may be provided with the beauty or skin-care treatment may contain a beauty or skin-care product that may be used in providing the treatments.
Voesh Corporation

Safety clutch

a safety clutch for releasable securing of a post for a body piercing is disclosed. The post is guided through hole in a plate to be secured (but removable) between a pair of cantilever spring elements bent from the edges of the plate into position on the back side of the plate.

Systems and methods for preparing pork rinds

some embodiments are directed to a method for preparing a plurality of pork rinds. The method can include slicing a raw pork skin into a cuboidal shape; slicing the cuboidal-shaped raw pork skin into rectangular-shaped pork skin pieces; placing each of the rectangular-shaped pork skin pieces between two members of a metal mold, wherein each of the members of the metal mold are detachably connected to each other; immersing the metal mold encasing the pork skin pieces into a vat at least partially filled with a cooking medium; heating the cooking medium to a predefined temperature for a predefined time duration to fry the pork skin pieces into pork rinds; removing the pork rinds from the metal mold; and wrapping each of the pork rinds in a package..

Clear beverages containing fruit flavorings

a clear beverage containing a fruit flavoring is provided that is capable of masking an off-flavor from the fruit flavoring. Vanillin, maltol, ethyl maltol, ethyl octanoate or 2-undecanone is incorporated in the clear beverage containing a fruit-like aroma/taste component, with their respective amounts being 5 ppb or more, 500 ppb or more, 100 ppb or more, 3 ppb or more, or 50 ppb or more..
Suntory Beverage & Food Limited

Vermin control compositions

a composition for killing an animal, e.g. A rodent, comprising: (i) a toxin component comprising one or more agents toxic to the animal, e.g.

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Battery positioning in an external device

an external headpiece of an implantable hearing aid system, including an rf coil, a sound processing apparatus, a battery, and a magnet configured to support the headpiece against skin of the recipient via a transcutaneous magnetic coupling with an implanted magnet implanted in a recipient, wherein a longitudinal axis of the cylindrical battery extends through the magnet.. .

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method

an information processing apparatus includes a memory and circuitry. The memory stores shared information, identification information identifying each file of shared information in association with identification information of a group, and user identification information in association with the identification information of the group.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Picosecond laser treating target tissues with same

apparatuses and methods are disclosed for applying laser energy having desired pulse characteristics, including a sufficiently short duration and/or a sufficiently high energy for the photomechanical treatment of skin pigmentations and pigmented lesions, both naturally-occurring (e.g., birthmarks), as well as artificial (e.g., tattoos). The laser energy may be generated with an apparatus having a resonator with the capability of switching between a modelocked pulse operating mode and an amplification operating mode.
Cynosure, Inc.

Magnetic detachable electrical connections between circuits

discussed generally herein are methods and devices including or providing a magnetic, detachable, conductive connector to provide an electrical and mechanical connection between parts. A device can include a first substrate, at least one electric component on or at least partially in a first surface of the first substrate, an adhesive on the first surface of the first substrate to temporarily attached the device to skin of a user, a contact pad electrically coupled to an electric component of the at least one electric component, the contact pad on or at least partially in a second surface of the substrate, the first surface opposite the second surface, and a conductive magnetic connector electrically and mechanically connected to the contact pad through a first conductive adhesive..

Method of fabricating semiconductor device, vacuum processing apparatus and substrate processing apparatus

there is provided a method of fabricating a semiconductor device by performing a process on a substrate, which includes: forming a masking film made of a polymer having a urea bond by supplying polymerizing raw materials to a surface of the substrate on which an etching target film formed; forming an etching pattern on the masking film; subsequently, etching the etching target film with a processing gas using the etching pattern; and subsequently, removing the masking film by heating the substrate to depolymerize the polymer.. .
Tokyo Electron Limited

Multipoint offset sampling deformation

a skin deformation system for use in computer animation is disclosed. The skin deformation system accesses the skeleton structure of a computer generated character, and accesses a user's identification of features of the skeleton structure that may affect a skin deformation.
Dreamworks Animation L.l.c.

360 video/photo production light apparatus

a lighting apparatus designed for the 360 degree videography/photography/virtual reality market, comprising an annular light emitter which distributes even light in a 360 degree pattern supporting all camera viewpoints yet avoids lens flares and is invisible to the camera lenses by way of a disk shielding the camera from the annular light emitter. The slope of the annular light emitter allows light to distribute upwards, downwards and outward while masking light from the camera lenses.

Photo-biomodulation by endogenous auto-fluorescent compounds

according to the present invention, light filters are disclosed that provide photoprotection and contain fluorescent agents that have fluorescence emission in the near infrared region of wavelengths to effect photobiological modulation (pbm) of human cells when the cells are exposed to sunlight or any artificial lighting. The fluorescent agents include endogenous compounds.
Photoprotective Technologies Incorporated

Signal processing device, signal processing method, recording medium, target detection device, and target detection method

a signal processing device for processing a signal of a reflected wave which is a wave reflected in a medium and is received by a receiver, when a wave propagating through the medium is continuously transmitted by a transmitter. The signal processing device includes: an estimation unit configured to estimate a lower limit distance of a detection distance range for which an intensity level of a scattered wave from the medium in the detection distance range is equal to or smaller than an allowable level; and a scattering reduction unit configured to remove, from a signal of the reflected wave received, a signal of the scattered wave from the medium in a masking region from the receiver to the lower limit distance to perform output..
Nec Corporation

Wearable device and charger, and estimating absorbance of wearable device

a wearable device, a charger, and a method for estimating absorbance of the wearable device are provided. The wearable device includes a spectroscope configured to emit a first light to a reference material of a charger, measure an intensity of the first light reflected from the reference material, emit a second light to a skin of a user, and measure an intensity of the second light reflected from the skin of the user; and a processor configured to determine absorbance of the skin of the user based on the intensity of the first light and the intensity of the second light..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method, electronic device and system for monitoring a skin surface condition

an electronic device including a processor configured to receive a first radiation measurement and determine a skin surface condition information based on the first radiation measurement.. .
Sony Corporation

Ducted panel arrangement

a modular panel arrangement for erecting a prefabricated room, the panel includes inner and outer planar skins, an insulated core, and an interior chamber isolated from said insulated core, wherein said interior chamber has an inlet opening and an outlet opening so that air can flow into said panel through said inlet opening, through said interior chamber and out of said panel through said outlet opening.. .

Method for processing skins

a method for processing skin, the method comprising freezing of the skin before freeze-drying this, freeze-drying of the skin and application of an impregnation material into the freeze-dried skin.. .

Immune regulatory oligonucleotide (iro) compounds to modulate toll-like receptor based immune response

the invention provides novel immune regulatory oligonucleotides (iro) as antagonist of tlrs and methods of use thereof. These iros have unique sequences that inhibit or suppress tlr-mediated signaling in response to a tlr ligand or tlr agonist.
Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Ink for surgical marker

a precise, quick mark showing a surgical operation site is allowed to put on a marking target irrespective of the skin or a surgical drape attached onto the skin in surgical operation. An ink for a surgical marker is made of isopropyl alcohol as a solvent, polyvinyl pyrrolidone involved in film formation, and methylrosanilinium chloride as a pigment, and, in particular, the content of the polyvinyl pyrrolidone is set to be greater than or equal to 2% but smaller than or equal to 12%.
Platinum Pen Co., Ltd.

Preparations of hydrophobic therapeutic agents, methods of manufacture and use thereof

the present invention further provides method of preparing nanocrystals of a hydrophobic therapeutic agent such as fluticasone or triamcinolone, pharmaceutical compositions (e.g., topical or intranasal compositions) thereof and methods for treating and/or preventing the signs and/or symptoms of disorders such as blepharitis, meibomian gland dysfunction or skin inflammation or a respiratory disease (e.g., asthma).. .
Nicox Ophthalmics, Inc.

Activation of trpv4 ion channel by physical stimuli and critical role for trpv4 in organ-specific inflammation and itch

provided are methods of treating and/or preventing dermatological disorders. Provided are methods of reducing skin inflammation, reducing pain, and/or reducing itch in a subject in need thereof.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Small-molecule inhibitors targeting discoidin domain receptor 1 and uses thereof

compounds of formula (i), their pharmaceutically acceptable salts and stereoisomers thereof, as well as application in effectively inhibiting the enzymatic activity of discoidin domain receptor 1 and can be used as new therapeutic agents for preventing and treating e.g. Inflammation, liver fibrosis, kidney fibrosis, lung fibrosis, skin scar, atherosclerosis, and cancer.
Guangzhou Institutes Of Biomedicine And Health, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

Method and variable supplemental airflow to cool aircraft components

a cooling system for an aircraft has at least one moveable member configured to cover an opening formed within an aircraft outer skin. An actuator moves the at least one moveable member between a fully open position where external atmosphere air can be directed through the opening to an internal passage enclosed by the aircraft outer skin and a fully closed position where the opening is covered.
United Technologies Corporation

Aircraft with a fuselage and a composite tail boom

an aircraft with a composite tail boom that comprises at least partly a tubular tail boom cone with an outer skin and an inner skin, wherein the inner skin delimits a hollow interior of the composite tail boom, wherein a plurality of rod-shaped stiffening elements and a plurality of ring-shaped stiffening elements are arranged between the outer skin and the inner skin, the plurality of rod-shaped stiffening elements being oriented in longitudinal direction of the composite tail boom and the plurality of ring-shaped stiffening elements being distributed along the longitudinal direction in the tubular tail boom cone.. .
Airbus Helicopters Deutschland Gmbh

Frontal airbag, frontal airbag module and motor vehicle

a frontal airbag (10) having an outer skin (12) enclosing a gas space (g). The outer skin (12) forming an impact area (14) in front a vehicle occupant (p) and extends horizontally in a first direction (y) and in a second perpendicular direction (z′) when the airbag (10) is fully deployed.
Autoliv Development Ab

Vehicle seat

a vehicle seat includes: a pad including: a first pad part; a second pad part; a step portion formed along at least a part of the boundary; and a groove portion extending from the step portion into between the first and second pad parts over the whole length of the step portion; and a trim cover formed by sewing multiple skin pieces together, the skin pieces including: a first body configured to cover the surface of the first pad part following the surface of the step portion; a first gore configured to cover the surface of the step portion; a second body configured to cover the surface of the second pad part following the surface of the step portion; and a second gore jointed to the second body, wherein an edge of the first gore and an edge of the second gore are respectively stored in the groove portion.. .
Tachi-s Co., Ltd.

Doctor beam

a doctor beam for use in a printing unit, e.g. A flexographic printing unit, wherein the doctor beam has a front side with a u-shaped channel, wherein the doctor beam is made of metal and includes a surface coating produced by plasma electrolytic oxidation (peo), the surface coating at least covering the u-shaped channel, and wherein the doctor beam further includes a non-stick ceramic coating, whereby is achieved the possibility of using metal for making doctor beams without risking their degrading, neither due to chemical impact of the applied inks/lacquers/primers nor due to the destruction of the surface coating by cleaning liquids.
Tresu A/s

Cutting head and hair cutting appliance

the present disclosure relates to a hair cutting appliance (10), particularly an electrically operated grooming appliance (10), and to a cutting head (18) for a hair cutting appliance (10), the cutting head (18) comprising a blade set (20) comprising a stationary blade (36) and a cutter blade (38), the stationary blade (36) and the cutter blade (38) comprising at least one toothed leading edge (22, 24) jointly defined by respective teeth (62, 64) of the stationary blade (36) and the cutter blade (38), the teeth (62, 64) of the stationary blade (36) and the cutter blade (38) basically extending in a longitudinal direction (x), wherein the stationary blade (36) further comprises a front face (58), particularly at the teeth (62) thereof, the front face (58) being arranged to face a user's skin, when in operation, and a skin protector (76) coupled to a housing portion (32) of the cutting head (18), wherein the skin protector (76) at least partially covers the front face (58), wherein the skin protector (76) is arranged to contact the skin, when in operation, wherein the skin protector (76) is movable, in response to external forces applied thereto, between a first state and a second state with respect to the blade set (20), wherein the skin protector (76) is arranged in an advanced position in the first state, and wherein the skin protector (76) is arranged in a retracted position in the second state.. .
Koninklike Philips N.v.

System and process to provide self-supporting additive manufactured ceramic core

a core for use in casting an internal cooling circuit within a gas turbine engine component, the core including a core body with an outer skin in which a core body additively manufacturing binder is locally eliminated. A method of manufacturing a core for casting a component, including casting a core body for at least partially forming an internal passage architecture of a component; and forming an outer skin on the core body in which a core body binder is locally eliminated..
United Technologies Corporation

Method and system for reducing fat cells in a human body

according to an exemplary embodiment, a method and system of non-surgical, non-invasive body contouring and weight reduction treatments may be shown and described. These treatments may provide tissue remodeling, such as skin tightening and skin contour smoothening, as well as provide other cosmetic applications.
Savvy Chic Management Inc, Dba The Sculpting Shoppe

Self-sustaining piezoelectric assembly

a method of providing electrical stimulation to the sole of a patient's foot is disclosed. An assembly is disclosed that comprises a non-conductive mat having an aperture and a piezoelectric device positioned to fill at least a portion of the aperture.

Universal preventing falling asleep and improving human performance

a method for preventing falling asleep and improving human performance, comprising: impacting on human skin with regular electrical impulses and receiving such impact, wherein the regular electrical impulses are fed at short intervals of equal or random length that is adjusted to change the intensity of exposure. Also disclosed a compact device such as a wrist watch or bracelet for providing preventing falling asleep and improving human performance, comprising: a voltage source, a control system and electrodes adjacent to the skin..

Patch and patch assembly for iontophoretic transdermal delivery of active agents for therapeutic and medicinal purposes

embodiments of the invention provide patch assemblies for iontophoretic transdermal delivery of therapeutic agents. An embodiment provides a patch assembly comprising a conformable patch for delivery of the agent and having a tissue contacting side including an adhesive.
Incube Labs, Llc

Methods and systems for treating hypertension using an implantable electroacupuncture device

an electroacupuncture device for treating hypertension in a patient includes 1) a housing configured to be implanted beneath a skin surface of the patient at an acupoint corresponding to a target tissue location within the patient, the acupoint comprising at least one of pc5, pc6, st36, and st37, 2) a central electrode of a first polarity and centrally located and substantially planar on a first surface of the housing, 3) an annular electrode of a second polarity and that surrounds the central electrode on the first surface of the housing, the annular electrode being spaced apart from the central electrode, and 4) pulse generation circuitry located within the housing and electrically coupled to the annular and central electrodes.. .
Valencia Technologies Corporation

Iontophoretic device, arrangement and method

disclosed is an iontophoretic device (100) for applying a cutaneous dc electrical field, the device comprising a first skin contact electrode (120) comprising a free sodium ion reservoir (122) separated from the skin (300) by a first ion-permeable barrier (124); and a second skin contact electrode (130) spatially separated from the first skin contact electrode, the second skin contact electrode comprising a free chloride ion reservoir (132) separated from the skin by a second ion-permeable barrier (134). Also disclosed is an arrangement including such a device and a method of operating such a device..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Systems and methods for enhancing the delivery of compounds to skin pores using ultrasonic waveforms

the invention is a device for transmitting acoustical energy through the surface of the skin of a patient, coupled with the administration of a compound, for example an acne medication, for the purpose of temporarily expanding the patient's pore size and enhancing the delivery of the compound to the patient's pores. The ultrasonic transducer emits a sonic transmission of variable intensity and frequency for the purpose of enhancing the absorption of compounds that have first been deposited onto the surface of the skin and into skin pores that have been expanded by the ultrasound transmission..

Pen needle hub with a patient contact surface

a needle-bearing hub for a pen needle is provided with a distal patient-facing side having an enlarged surface for contact with the subject's skin. The enlarged surface is provided with a radius of curvature that increases the likelihood that the needle reaches full injection depth when an injection is performed at an inclined angle with respect to the surface of the skin and with to the desired depth less discomfort to the patient..
Becton, Dickinson And Company

Composition comprising hyaluronic acid and mepivacaine

compositions and methods for the surface appearance of the skin a subject are provided. An injectable composition comprising at least hyaluronic acid or a salt thereof; and an effective amount of at least mepivacaine or a salt thereof are provided.
Teoxane

Ostomy device

disclosed is an ostomy device with an adhesive wafer for attachment to a skin surface (s) of a user and a collecting bag (8) or collecting output from a stoma. The collecting bag is connected to the adhesive wafer, and the adhesive wafer has a through-going hole (6) for accommodating the stoma (7) of the user.
Coloplast A/s

Microstructure using cross-linked hyaluronic acid hydrogel, and producing same

the present invention provides microstructures using crosslinked hyaluronic acid hydrogels and the method for preparing the same. The present invention for preparing microstructures using crosslinked hyaluronic acid hydrogels allows the preparation of microstructures with a uniform shape and minimum deformation.
Endoderma Co., Ltd.

Topical pharmaceutical composition based on semifluorinated alkanes

the invention provides liquid or semi-solid pharmaceutical compositions for topical administration comprising a semifluorinated alkane. The compositions are useful for the delivery of active ingredients into the deep layers of the skin or skin appendages.
Novaliq Gmbh

Composition and treating pruritus

a composition and method for treating itching, burning and discomfort of the skin and/or mucous membranes including the perianal and vaginal regions. The composition comprising therapeutically effective amounts of aloe barbadensis leaf gel, deionized water, c12-15 alkyl benzoate, camellia sinensis leaf extract, ceteareth-20, cetearyl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, ethylhexylglycerin, glycerin stearate, hamamelis virginiana extract, helianthus annus seed oil, peg-100 stearate, petrolatum, phenoxyethanol, stearyl alcohol, tocopheryl acetate, zemea propanediol and hydrocortisone..

Wound healing formulation

the present disclosure relates to a method for producing a composition, wherein the method comprises the steps of co-culturing immortalized fibroblasts and immortalized keratinocytes, thereby producing secretion; separating the secretion from the fibroblasts and keratinocytes; and providing a pharmaceutically acceptable composition comprising the secretion. The present disclosure also relates to the composition obtainable by the method, wherein the composition preferably is a pharmaceutical composition for medical use, preferably for use in the treatment of a wound, preferably a chronic or acute wound..
A-skin Holding B.v.

Antibacterial clay compositions for use as a topical ointment

the present invention is directed to synthetic bactericidal compositions having clay like properties and a method of using these compositions to topically treat bacterially-caused skin infections and skin diseases. The compositions within the scope of the invention comprise a bactericidal effective amount of a reducing agent, such as pyrite, marcasite, pyrrhotite, fes2, fes, feso4—or other reducing agents having like properties, and a natural clay or clay mineral and/or synthetic clay or clay mineral, or other suitable materials having clay-like properties with a high (>10) or low (<5) ph.
Bishopsgate Exploration Ltd.

Burn ointment for promoting tissue regeneration and skin growth, and preparation method therefor

a burn ointment for promoting tissue regeneration and skin growth comprises the following raw materials (pts. Wt): cephalosporin (5-15), gentamicin (5-15), radix ginseng (5-20), propolis (10-20), radix lithospermi (5-20), radix scutellariae (10-20), montmorillonite (10-20), radix et rhizoma rhei (6-20), human placenta tissue liquid (10-20), borneol (0.5-5), vitamin b6 (5-15), vitamin c (8-15), and ointment matrix (200).

External preparation comprising pyridonecarboxylic acid derivative

the present invention is intended mainly to provide an external preparation that exerts a therapeutic and/or preventive effect against dermatological infections such as acne involving suppurative inflammation, and superficial infections of the skin upon being administered to a human patient once daily. For example, the present invention is an external preparation that comprises 1-cyclopropyl-8-methyl-7-[5-methyl-6-(methylamino)-3-pyridyl]-4-oxo-1,4-dihydro-3-quinolinecarboxylic acid and/or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof as an active ingredient, and that exerts a therapeutic and/or preventive effect against a dermatological infection upon being administered to a human patient once daily..
Maruho Co., Ltd.

Dye-stabilized nanoparticles and methods of their manufacture and therapeutic use

described herein are nanoparticles which are largely made of (e.g., 90 wt. %) hydrophobic drugs and are stabilized by water soluble dyes.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Microorganisms inhibiting the formation of foot malodor

described are microorganisms which are able to inhibit the formation of foot malodor by skin microorganisms. Also described are compositions comprising such microorganisms as well as the use of such microorganisms in cosmetic, prophylactic or therapeutic applications..
Basf Se

Cosmetic use of a peppermint extract

the invention also relates to a cosmetic care method, for maintaining or regulating renewal of the cells of the epidermis associated with a deficiency in the expression of notch proteins in keratinocyte progenitor cells, intended for mature and/or dry skin.. .

Topical compositions comprising hydroxy acids and cannabinoids for skin care

the present invention relates to compositions and methods for the prevention and treatment of skin disorders and for the rejuvenation of the skin. In particular, the application describes topical compositions and methods of treatments comprising the combined use of one or more cannabinoids and one or more hydroxy acids in a suitable carrier..
Kannalnnovations Llc

Fast rinsing cleansing composition

a cleansing composition is provided for removing waxy makeup, and for cleansing the skin with excellent rinse speed and after-feel. The inventive composition is also transparent and stable to phase separation and includes specific amounts of high average hlb nonionic surfactants, specific alkyl mono esters, hydrocarbon oils and polyol(s) and in a preferred embodiment contains very low levels of or no silicone oils..
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever

Liquid skin cleanser

a skin cleansing composition comprising a salt of lauric acid; a salt of stearic acid; and at least one surfactant that is not a salt of a fatty acid; wherein the ratio of the salt of lauric acid to the salt of stearic acid, calculated as the ratio of lauric acid to stearic acid by weight, is from 2.5:1 to 3.5:1. Also provided are methods of using the compositions..
Colgate-palmolive Company

Compositions and methods for improved skin care

compositions and methods for administering collagen to a human subject have been developed. The collagen-containing lipid vesicles of the invention provide a delivery system for human collagen which eliminates problems associated with chemical and physical instability of the collagen as well as immune responses to non-human collagen..

Phase change material for thermal therapy and delivery of active ingredients

a soft thermoformable elastomer with a phase change material exhibiting high latent heat of fusion. The compound provides elasticity, softness, formability, and heat over an extended duration and to facilitate prolonged skin contact at elevated temperatures.
Alps South, Llc

Multi-petaled mounting members for ostomy pouches

a multi-petaled mounting member for an ostomy pouch is disclosed. The mounting member comprises a flexible plastic member comprising a central body portion, a surrounding rim, and an outer perimeter, a first double-sided adhesive substrate member comprising a first face, an opposite second face, and an outer perimeter, a second double-sided adhesive substrate member comprising a first face, an opposite second face, and a multi-petaled outer perimeter, and an adhesive skin barrier member comprising a first face, an opposite second face, and a multi-petaled outer perimeter.
Marlen Manufacturing And Development Co.

Mounting assemblies for ostomy appliances comprising an adhesive skin barrier member having a multi-petaled outer perimeter

a mounting assembly for an ostomy appliance is disclosed. The mounting assembly comprises a body flange comprising a flexible plastic member comprising a flange ring, a rim, and first and second loops, and an adhesive skin barrier member.
Marlen Manufacturing And Development Co.

Apparatus for treating skin blemishes with cold plasma

disclosed is a medical apparatus including at least one electrode for generating cold plasma, the electrode including a tail and a head and being covered with isolating and biocompatible mineral material, the tail being the electrode portion to be connected with the corresponding handpiece and the head being the electrode portion to be faced towards the skin of the patient, the apparatus including at least one electrode including a head including a spherical end and/or at least one electrode including a head shaped to form a corkscrew-like element.. .
Mde Works S.r.l.

Skin expansion system

a skin expansion system (1) for reducing a wound surrounded by tissue, the skin expansion system (1) comprising; an elastically deformable tie (5) intended to extend between the tissues surrounding the wound in such a way that tension in the tie (5) produces traction along the tissues surrounding the wound in order to bring said tissues closer together, the tie (5) having first (5a) and second opposing ends, a tensioner (10) suitable for maintaining tension in the tie (5), in which the tie (5) is suitable for suturing the wound by passing directly through the tissues surrounding the wound in at least two suturing points, the tie being made from a biocompatible material and comprising a suture needle (6) rigidly connected to the first end (5a).. .
Medical Innovation Developpement

Wellness monitoring using a patch system

discussed generally herein are methods and devices including or providing a wellness monitoring system. The wellness monitoring system can include a first patch including a flexible, stretchable first substrate, a first adhesive on the first substrate, the first adhesive configured to attach the first patch to skin of a user, and first electronics on or at least partially in the first substrate, the first electronics to monitor a first biological parameter of the user, and a second patch including a flexible, stretchable second substrate, a second adhesive on the second substrate, the second adhesive configured to attach the second patch to skin of the user, and second electronics on or at least partially in the second substrate, the second electronics to monitor a second biological parameter of the user, the second biological parameter different from the first biological parameter..
Intel Corporation

Modular biofluid sensing subsystems and devices

the disclosed invention provides a modular biofluid sensing device configured to be worn on an individual's skin. The device includes at least one primary module, at least one sensing module, and at least one specialized module.
Eccrine Systems, Inc.

Optical adapters for wearable monitoring devices

an optical adapter is configured to be removably secured to a wearable monitoring device. The monitoring device includes a housing having a portion with a biometric sensor that is wearably positionable adjacent the skin of a subject.
Valencell, Inc.

Spectrum acquisition apparatus and method

provided are an apparatus and method for acquiring a spectrum based on a vein pattern. The spectrum acquisition apparatus may include a spectroscope configured to emit light onto a user's skin and receive light reflected or scattered from the skin, a vein pattern recognizer configured to recognize a vein pattern of a body area at which the spectroscope is located, and a spectroscope controller configured to control the spectroscope based on a vein pattern recognition result to acquire a skin spectrum of a body area of interest..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Sweat sensing devices with excess sweat flow management

a wearable sweat sensing device is provided for managing excess sweat flow. The sweat sensing device includes at least one sweat sensor and a sweat path for conveying sweat from a wearer's skin and across the at least one sensor.
Eccrine Systems, Inc.

Sweat conductivity, volumetric sweat rate, and galvanic skin response devices and applications

the disclosed invention includes sweat sensing devices configured to periodically measure sweat conductivity and galvanic skin response, devices to measure volumetric sweat flow rate, and devices that combine the three functions. The disclosure further includes methods for using a device configured to perform periodic sweat conductivity measurements, galvanic skin response measurements, and volumetric sweat rate measurements so that each sensor modality informs composite estimates of sweat onset, sweat cessation, sweat ion concentration, and sweat rate.
Eccrine Systems, Inc.

System and detecting a sepsis condition

a biosensor includes an optical sensor circuit that emits light directed at skin tissue of a patient at a plurality of wavelengths. A first and second spectral response of light reflected from the tissue is obtained around a first wavelength in a uv range and a second wavelength in an ir range.
Sanmina Corporation

Apparatus and estimating blood sugar based on heterogeneous spectrums

an apparatus and a method for determining blood sugar based on heterogeneous spectrums are provided. The blood sugar model generation apparatus includes a data obtainer configured to obtain blood sugar profile data of a user based on a first type spectrum-blood sugar profile relationship model, a second type spectrum measurer configured to measure training second type spectrum data for the skin of the user, and a processor configured to generate an individualized blood sugar model based on the obtained blood sugar profile data and the measured training second type spectrum data..
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Apparatus and estimating biological substance, acquiring unit spectrum, and wearable device

an apparatus for estimating a biological substance in a user using a unit spectrum for the biological substance acquired using a biological tissue simulation solution is provided. The apparatus may include a spectrometer configured to emit a light to a skin of a user, detect the light returned from the skin, and measure a skin spectrum of the user from the detected light and a processor configured to estimate a biological substance in the user based on the measured skin spectrum and a unit spectrum acquired using a biological tissue simulation solution..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method for constructing physiological electrode assembly with interlaced wire interconnects

a method for constructing a stress-pliant physiological electrode assembly is provided. An electrode backing is formed from a stretchable woven textile material compatible to contact the skin on at least one surface.
Bardy Diagnostics, Inc.

Mat with thermostatic layer between two layers of foam to reduce heat accumulation and making the same

a mat with a thermostatic layer between two layers of foam to reduce heat accumulation and the manufacturing process thereof, which includes a supporting foam layer, an air permeable foam layer, and the thermostatic layer; wherein the thermostatic layer lies on the top side of the supporting foam layer and includes phase change material (pcm) microcapsules and a bonding material; the air permeable foam layer has larger pores than the supporting foam layer, and has its bottom side attached to the thermostatic layer, and is thus bonded to the supporting foam layer via the bonding material. When a user lies on the air permeable foam layer, the user's body skin is not directly pressed against the pcm microcapsules, thereby allowing the pcm microcapsules to communicate with the ambient air through the pores in the air permeable foam layer and to dissipate heat rapidly for keeping the mat cool..
Seda Chemical Products Co., Ltd.

Cosmetic automatic sprayer

the present invention relates to a cosmetic automatic sprayer; wherein the cosmetic automatic sprayer comprises a shell in which a cup for containing cosmetic liquid, wherein a spraying mechanism connected with the cup and an air pipe connected with the spraying mechanism are arranged, and further comprises a slidable button and a shifting fork; wherein the spraying mechanism comprises a handle body, a spraying needle, a nozzle, a spring, a locking nut, an end cover nut and a shifting block; wherein the shell comprises a liquid outlet through which liquid sprayed by the nozzle is sprayed out; and, wherein atomized cosmetic liquid can be evenly sprayed onto a person's face and easily absorbed by the skin, resulting in a optimal and efficient application of the cosmetic.. .
Fenghua Bida Machinery Manufacture Co., Ltd.

Chemical compositions that present synergic effect for repellency of insects in personal hygiene products, cosmetics for human use, in animals and on inanimate surfaces in general

chemical compositions or mixture of components are described herein which, in combination and in diverse proportions with each other, present synergic effect, increasing the potential of insect repellent power, time of protective action and bestowing new insecticidal action, in personal hygiene products among others, as insect repellent among others. The synergic mixture is composed of 1-piperidinecarboxylic acid, 2(2-hydroxyethyl)-, 1-methylpropyl ester (icaridin—cas 119.515-38-7), n,n-dimethyl-3-methylbenzamide (deet—diethyltoluamide—cas 134-62-3) combined with 3-phenoxybenzyl 3-(2,2-dichlorovinyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate (permethrin—cas 52.645-53-1) and/or 5-[[2(2-butoxyetoxy)etoxy]methyl]-6-propyl-1,3-benzodioxole (piperonyl butoxide—cas 51-03-6).
Universal Chemical Ltda.

Calf weaning assembly

a calf weaning assembly includes a first ear tag that may be worn on an ear of a cow. The first ear tag is in electrical communication with cow's skin.

Blueberry plant variety named 'drisbluefifteen'

a new and distinct variety of blueberry plant named ‘drisbluefifteen’ particularly distinguished by producing later fruit having skin without bloom on immature fruit that is greyed-purple in color, skin without bloom on mature fruit that is dark blue in color, and skin with bloom on mature fruit that is light violet-blue in color, post-harvest fruit that can be stored for two weeks without a significant deterioration in quality, and having a plant with an average height of 138.4 cm, an average width of 185.5 cm, and a semi-erect growth habit, is disclosed.. .
Dummen Group B.v.

Skin analyzer

a skin analyzer includes a base, an optical imaging system, a flash module, a circuit module, a computing module and a display module. The optical imaging system is disposed on the base for capturing an image of an imaging area.
Largan Precision Co., Ltd.

Token identity and attribute management

one example method of operation may include receiving a request, from an entity, for one or more tokens based on one or more attributes, encrypting and masking the one or more attributes, adding the encrypted and masked one or more attributes to the one or more tokens, and transmitting the one or more tokens to the entity.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Masking for light emitting device patterns

the present invention relates to a light emitting device with at least two active areas and a more robust method of manufacturing such a device. The method includes: depositing a first active area that emits light of a first color over an anode on a substrate; depositing an interelectrode layer through a mask overcoating the first active area; depositing a second active area, which emits light of a second color, through another mask in such a way that the active area covers and extends beyond the interelectrode; and depositing a cathode layer through a mask such that the cathode overcoats the whole second active area.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Skin stretch feedback devices, systems, and methods

embodiments of the present disclosure relate devices, systems, methods, and for displaying information about the direction and magnitude of position, movement, and/or resistive force experienced for an object. The present disclosure also provides a shear display device that can generate skin shear with one or more tactors.
University Of Utah Research Foundation

Processing optical coherence tomography scans

a method of processing optical coherence tomography (oct) scans through a subject's skin, the method comprising: receiving a plurality of scans through the subject's skin, the scans representing an oct signal in slices through the user's skin at different times; comparing the scans to determine time-varying regions in the scans; determining a depth-distribution of the time varying regions.. .
Michelson Diagnostics Ltd.

Method for detecting skin region and detecting skin region

a method for identifying skin region in an image includes: obtaining a target image; and for each of a plurality of pixels in the target image, calculating a probability that the pixel corresponds to skin captured in the image, wherein calculating the probability includes: calculating a first probability of said each pixel in the target image in a first color space the first probability being a probability that the pixel is skin in the first color space; calculating a second probability of said each pixel in the target image in a second color space, the second probability being a probability that the pixel is skin in the second color space; and determining a combined probability that said each pixel in the target image is skin, the combined probability that the pixel is skin being an arithmetic mean value of the first probability and the second probability of the pixel.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Deep neural network for iris identification

systems and methods for iris authentication are disclosed. In one aspect, a deep neural network (dnn) with a triplet network architecture can be trained to learn an embedding (e.g., another dnn) that maps from the higher dimensional eye image space to a lower dimensional embedding space.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Wearable device made by amorphous alloy with antibacterial function

a wearable device made by amorphous alloy with antibacterial function includes a functional part adapted for implementing using functions of the wearable device; and an amorphous alloy housing configured out of the functional part and adapted for cladding the functional part to prevent the functional part from directly contacting with a user. Since the wearable device has the amorphous alloy housing covering on the functional part, thus the amorphous alloy housing rather than the functional part will contact with the user skin directly.
Dongguan Jianye Material Technology Co., Ltd.

Air handling unit with integral inner wall features

an air handling unit has an interior wall configured to selectively retain a removable component of the air handling unit. An air handling unit has an interior wall configured as a drain pan.
Trane International Inc.

Assemblies and methods for making insulated panels using separate facade surfaces

this disclosure describes methods for making insulated door panels using separate façade members, in order to separate the manufacturing process of the exterior cosmetic design surface from the structural components of the door panels. This allows a same manufacturing line for the door panels to accept façade members of different designs and to produce door panels of these different designs.
Overhead Door Corporation

Composite bridge deck and bridge construction

a bridge construction comprises a bridge support or abutment (2) and a bridge deck (1) supported thereon, comprising a composite panel (5) with a top plastic skin (6), a bottom plastic skin (8) and a core (7) between and attached to the plastic skins. The bridge deck also comprises an edge beam (9) on at least one edge of the composite panel and resting on the bridge support.
Fibercore Ip B.v.

Ammonia oxidizing bacteria for treatment of eczema

a method for treating a skin disorder, e.g., acne, e.g. Acne vulgaris, in a subject is provided.
Aobiome Llc

Substrates for high-density cell growth and metabolite exchange

a polymer or other substrate optimized for growing cells is described, which takes the form of a micro-thin bag with gas permeable sides. Sides of the bag can be held at a fixed distance from one another with a multitude of tiny micropillars or other spacers extending between them, keeping the bag at a predetermined thickness and preventing the bag from collapsing and the sides from sticking together.
City Of Hope

Light inhibitors for scleroderma and skin fibrotic disease treatment

methods of treating inflammatory conditions, disease and disorders of skin are provided. Methods include, for example, contacting or administering a sufficient amount of a light inhibitor to a subject to treat skin inflammation, skin fibrosis, or a skin fibrotic disease or disorder such as scleroderma, atopic dermatitis, nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy, mixed connective tissue disease, scleromyxedema, scleredema, keloid, sclerodactyly, or eosinophilic fasciitis..
La Jolla Institute For Allergy And Immunology

Use of isothiocyanate functional surfactants as nrf2 inducers to treat epidermolysis bullosa simplex and related diseases

the present invention relates to methods and compositions for the prevention and treatment of keratin-based skin diseases. In particular, the application describes compositions and methods of treating a patient suffering from skin blistering comprising the use of phase ii enzyme inducers and/or activity modifiers..

Large self-carrying monument assembly for an aircraft and an aircraft having such a monument assembly

a monument assembly for an aircraft includes at least one component of a primary structure of the aircraft, in particular a fuselage stiffening element, and a plurality of interconnected framework elements for creating a self-carrying three-dimensional framework. The at least one fuselage stiffening element is attachable to a skin of the aircraft and includes at least one bracket, wherein the framework is mechanically supported on the at least one bracket of the at least one component of the primary structure of the aircraft and wherein the framework comprises a plurality of compartments accessible from an interior region of the aircraft.
Airbus Operations Gmbh

Friction stir welded wingtip torque box

provided are wingtip torque boxes and methods of fabricating such boxes using friction stir welding. Specifically, a wingtip torque box may be formed by friction stir welding two monolithic clamshells along their respective spars thereby forming a new monolithic structure.
The Boeing Company

Seat-cover outer-skin material, seat cover, and vehicle seat

at least a part of a seat cover (4) covering a vehicle seat (1) is formed of a seat-cover skin material (5) including a surface material (10), a cushion material (11), and a backing material (12) which are laminated in this order and are integrally joined together, and a stitch portion (20) at which the surface material (10) and the backing material (12) are sewn together, wherein an elongation percentage of the surface material (10) is greater than an elongation percentage of the backing material (12) when the same load is applied.. .
Tachi-s Co., Ltd.

Sandwich panel disbond repair

a structural panel for an aircraft nacelle may comprise a first skin, a second skin, and a core sandwiched between them. A disbond may be present between the first skin and the core.
Rohr, Inc

Monoweb barrier films for cold-seal applications

disclosed are compositions, structures, and methods for monoweb barrier films for cold-seal applications. The monoweb barrier film may include a core having a first side and a second side.
Jindal Films Americas Llc

Ultrasound based cosmetic therapy method and apparatus

a waveguide couples an acoustic source (such as an ultrasound transducer) to a custom cosmetic product (e.g., a liquid or gel-based skin care product) applied to the skin. In one exemplary embodiment, a distal surface of the waveguide is placed in contact with a relatively thin layer of skin care product that has been applied to the skin.
Jenu Biosciences, Llc

Light irradiation apparatus

provided is a simple light irradiation apparatus capable of performing uniform irradiation even on to a treatment area having a curved surface and capable of suppressing excessive heating caused by light irradiation. The light irradiation apparatus (10) includes a polymer gel layer (3) that covers the treatment area (2) on skin (1), an led protective layer (6) that closely adheres to the polymer gel layer (3), and a substrate (5) on which leds (4) closely adhered to the led protective layer (6) are arranged thereon.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Patient therapy systems and methods

some embodiments include a system with a sensor with electrodes including an active electrode and a receiving electrode that is in physical contact with skin of a patient forming an electrical circuit with control electronics of a controller that can measure an electrical parameter using an active electrode and a receiving electrode within a closed loop electrical muscle stimulation system. A sense electrical pulse can be applied to the tissue using the sensor, an electrical parameter measured from the tissue, and a stimulation pulse applied to the tissue based at least in part on the measured electrical parameter.
Cymedica Orthopedics, Inc.

Microneedle with porous coating layer, manufacturing method thereof and microneedle patch with the same

to this end, the microneedle coated with a porous coating layer includes a needle body hard enough to penetrate an outer skin layer; and a coating layer coated to surround the needle body, wherein the needle body is made of a high-stiffness material including metal or silicon, the coating layer includes a plurality of communicating holes recessed or penetrated to be filled with medicine, and the plurality of communicating holes communicate with one another to form a moving path of the medicine.. .

Microprojection array applicator and method

the present invention relates to applicators for administering microprojection arrays to skin and methods of administering microprojection arrays. One embodiment of the present invention is a device for applying a microprojection array to a skin surface comprising: a) a housing having an upper and lower portion and having an internal face and an external face wherein the external face a flexible section that when collapsed actuates the device; b) a patch guide having a proximal and distal end wherein the proximal end interfaces with the internal face of the housing such that when the flexible section of the external face of the housing is collapsed the patch guide is forced downward; c) a cantilevered ring having an opening through which the patch guide passes and wherein the cantilevered ring is activated by the patch guide; d) a microprojection array that is contacted by the cantilevered ring when the ring is activated; e) a skin contact membrane; and f) a skin contact applicator base that attaches to the housing.
Vaxxas Pty Limited

Vein scanner with user interface

a portable vein viewer apparatus may be battery powered and hand-held to reveal patient vasculature information to aid in venipuncture processes. The apparatus comprises a first laser diode emitting infrared light, and a second laser diode emitting only visible wavelengths, wherein vasculature absorbs a portion of the infrared light causing reflection of a contrasted infrared image.
Accuvein, Inc.

Pump clean-out system