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Locating wireless devices
Systems, methods, devices and non-transitory, computer-readable storage mediums are disclosed for location-tracking wireless devices. In an embodiment, a method performed by an electronic device comprises: playing, or initiating the playing of, a sound through a loudspeaker of an accessory device via a communication link.
Apple Inc.


Integrated circuit package
The present invention relates to an integrated circuit packaging, comprising: a plurality of electrical circuits using a first patterned conductive layer (103) formed by using a masking material (102); a second patterned conductive layer (105) having disposed on at least one side of the first patterned conductive layer (103); and a first dielectric layer (106) made from a laminating means, wherein the first patterned conductive layer (103) and the second patterned conductive layer (105) are disposed within the first dielectric layer (106), such that at least one side of the first dielectric layer (106) are located at the same plane with the first patterned conductive layer (103),. .
Twisden Ltd.


Self aligned pattern formation post spacer etchback in tight pitch configurations
A method of forming a structure for etch masking that includes forming first dielectric spacers on sidewalls of a plurality of mandrel structures and forming non-mandrel structures in space between adjacent first dielectric spacers. Second dielectric spacers are formed on sidewalls of an etch mask having a window that exposes a connecting portion of a centralized first dielectric spacer.
International Business Machines Corporation


Security substrates, security devices and methods of manufacture thereof
A security substrate has: a polymer substrate having first and second surfaces; array of focussing elements; an optical adjustment layer and masking layer. The array is formed of a surface relief.
De La Rue International Limited


Motion and gesture input from a wearable device
This disclosure relates to detecting hand gesture input using an electronic device, such as a wearable device strapped to a wrist. The device can have multiple photodiodes, each sensing light at a different position on a surface of the device that faces skin of a user.
Apple Inc.


Method of evaluating cellulite and evaluating cellulite-effective drug using fibulin-3 and/or sarcoglycan gamma as an indicator
The present invention relates to a method of evaluating cellulite using fibulin-3 and/or sarcoglycan gamma as an indicator in a harvested skin sample, and a method of evaluating a drug for improving, preventing or treating cellulite using fibulin-3 and/or sarcoglycan gamma as an indicator in cultured cells.. .
Eth Zurich


Heat implement and manufacturing same
An exothermic warmer (1) includes an exothermic element (11) that is covered with a first cover sheet (21) and a second cover sheet (22). The first cover sheet (21) is a sheet that is air permeable and does not substantially limit an oxidation reaction.
Kao Corporation


Fuel injector
A fuel injector comprises one or more elongate fuel passages (802) having an elongate axis extending from an upstream inlet end to a downstream outlet end. One or more outlets (803) are provided at the outlet end and extend obliquely with respect to the elongate axis.
Rolls-royce Plc


Fuel injector
A fuel injector comprises an elongate fuel passage (38) having an elongate axis extending from an upstream inlet end to a downstream outlet end. One or more outlets (38a) at an end of the passage extend obliquely with respect to the elongate axis.
Rolls-royce Plc


Fuel injector
A fuel injector comprises an elongate fuel passage (31) having an elongate axis (31a) extending from an upstream inlet end to a downstream outlet end. A plurality of outlets (33) is arranged at the outlet end, each outlet extends obliquely with respect to the elongate axis (31a).
Rolls-royce Plc


Masking plug for protecting a surface during a finishing operation and method

A masking plug and method are provided for masking a hole in a part during a finishing operation. The masking plug includes an elongated shaft having a first end terminating at a terminal surface and a second end.
Custom Fabricating & Supplies

Arrays of memory cells individually comprising a capacitor and an elevationally-extending transistor, methods of forming a tier of an array of memory cells, and methods of forming an array of memory cells individually comprising a capacitor and an elevationally-extending transistor

A method of forming a tier of an array of memory cells within an array area, the memory cells individually comprising a capacitor and an elevationally-extending transistor, the method comprising using two, and only two, sacrificial masking steps within the array area of the tier in forming the memory cells. Other methods are disclosed, as are structures independent of method of fabrication..
Micron Technology, Inc.

Application of ethyl p-methoxycinnamate and derivatives thereof in maintaining self-renewal and pluripotency of stem cells

Disclosed is a use of ethyl p-methoxycinnamate and derivatives thereof in preparing drugs, culture media, regulating agents or cosmetic and skin caring products for maintaining self-renewal and pluripotency of stem cells. The stem cells comprise adult stem cells, embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem (ips) cells.
Northeast Normal University

Reinforced foam structure, and associated forming, and article

A structure includes a thermoplastic foam body having first and second major surfaces, and channels extending partially or fully through the foam body and terminating at one or both major surfaces. The surfaces of some or all of the channels are reinforced, providing the structure with increased compressive strength.
Sabic Global Technologies, B.v.

Elastic roll for electrophotographic manufacturing the same

An elastic roll 10 for an electrophotographic apparatus includes a shaft body 12, and a foamed elastic body layer 14 provided on an outer periphery of the shaft body 12, wherein the foamed elastic body layer 14 consists of a silicone rubber foamed body including a plurality of air bubbles 18 in its base material containing cross-linked silicone rubber and a reinforcement material, and wherein the foamed elastic body layer has a communication degree of 40% or more. It is preferable that the elastic roll 10 should further include a skin layer 14a in the foamed elastic body layer 14 on an outer peripheral side..

Nacelle inner lip skin with heat transfer augmentation features

A nacelle inlet structure is provided for an aircraft propulsion system. This inlet structure includes an inlet lip, a bulkhead, a nozzle and a plurality of heat transfer augmentation features.
Rohr, Inc.

Systems and methods for controlling moisture ingress in aircraft skin mounted electronics

A system for controlling moisture ingress in aircraft skin mounted electronics, comprising: a moisture diverter comprising a substantially planar base flange, configured to sealingly engage an underlying surface of an interior structure of an aircraft, and, a shroud having a moisture impermeable wall extending inboard from the base flange and defining an enclosure therein for enclosing an electrical connector.. .
The Boeing Company

Floor carpet for vehicles and producing same

The vehicle floor carpet of the present invention includes a skin layer, a thermoplastic resin layer, and a base layer in this order, the thermoplastic resin layer has a plurality of open hole parts penetrating through the thermoplastic resin layer in the thickness direction, and the open hole parts are arranged on recesses in a surface of the skin layer or recesses in a surface of the base layer at the side of the thermoplastic resin layer.. .
Otsuka Corporation

Irradiation device and using the same

An irradiation device comprises a light source, an optical switch element and an image recognition module communicatively connected to the optical switch element. In some embodiments, a contour of a target area is recognized by an image recognition module and is provided by the image recognition module to the optical switch element, and a contour of an irradiation area of the light source is controlled by the optical switch element to match with the contour of the target area according to the contour of the target area provided by the image recognition module.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Wearable injection device integrating iontophoresis and microneedle

A wearable injection device includes: a driven unit; a microneedle injection patch having an injection therein and located on a side surface of the driven unit; and a wearable loop having two ends connected to the two end sides of the driven unit, respectively; wherein the driven unit has a first electrical property and the wearable loop has a second electrical property at a section opposite the driven unit; wherein the microneedle patch includes a microneedle array connected to the injection and attached on a skin of a biological limb, and the wearable loop surrounds the biological limb, and a direct current resulted from the first electrical property of the driven unit and the second electrical property of the wearable loop leads the injection injected into the biological limb via the microneedle array.. .
Biofirst Corporation

Process and system for iontophoretic wrinkle reduction

A method and related systems and apparatuses for wrinkle reduction. The method includes the steps of positioning and applying a patch to skin of a consumer and adhesively securing the patch to the skin.
University Medical Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Methods for lymphatic delivery of active agents

The present invention concerns delivery of agents to the skin. Methods for delivering agents such as bioactive agents are contemplated by the present invention.
Kimberly-clark Worldwide, Inc.

Methods for better delivery of active agents to tumors

The present invention concerns delivery of agents through the skin. Methods for delivering agents such as bioactive agents are contemplated by the present invention.
Kimberly-clark Worldwide, Inc.

Systems and methods for anchoring medical devices

Some embodiments of a medical device anchor system include an anchor device that secures a medical instrument (such as a catheter or the like) in place relative to a skin penetration point using subcutaneous anchors.. .
Interrad Medical, Inc.

Device and automated emergency arterial sheath placement

Disclosed are devices and methods for automated emergency arterial cannulation. The device comprises a hand-held automated emergency arterial sheath placement device having a body with a handle and an actuator, and an arterial sheath placement head at the distal end of the handle body configured for placement against the patient's skin.

Conjugated biological molecules, pharmaceutical compositions and methods

Antibody drug conjugates (adc's) comprising a drug conjugated to antibody or antigen binding fragments thereof that bind to globo series antigen disclosed herein, as well as methods of use thereof. Methods of use include, without limitation, cancer therapies and diagnostics.
Obi Pharma, Inc.

Starch-based microparticles for the release of agents disposed therein

The invention provides starch-based microparticles with high loading capacity for the stabilization and/or controlled release of one or more agents, for example, a pharmaceutical, a taste masking agent, a flavoring agent, or a combination thereof, disposed within the microparticles, and to methods of making and using such microparticles.. .
Paladin Labs Inc.

Peptide for skin regeneration or wound treatment and use thereof

The present invention relates to a peptide for skin regeneration or wound healing and a use thereof. The novel peptide according to the present invention not only promotes the wound healing by increasing the production amount of collagen in dermal fibroblasts but also has an excellent whitening effect by inhibiting the production amount of melanin and tyrosinase activity of melanoma cells, and consists of peptides having a very small size to minimize side effects according to administration of external substances of very small peptides.
Bio Pep Co., Ltd.

Transdermal delivery system

The invention relates to a method of treating pain in a patient by applying a transdermal therapeutic system for the transdermal administration of buprenorphine for 7 days on the skin of a patient, said transdermal therapeutic system comprising a buprenorphine-containing self-adhesive layer structure comprising a) a buprenorphine-impermeable backing layer, and b) a buprenorphine-containing matrix layer on said buprenorphine-impermeable backing layer, the matrix layer comprising a) a polymer base, b) buprenorphine, and c) a carboxylic acid selected from the group consisting of oleic acid, linoleic acid, linolenic acid, levulinic acid and mixtures thereof, in an amount sufficient so that said buprenorphine is solubilized therein to form a mixture, and the carboxylic acid buprenorphine mixture forms dispersed deposits in the polymer base, and c) a skin contact layer on said buprenorphine-containing matrix layer comprising a polymer-based pressure-sensitive adhesive, and optionally wherein the buprenorphine-containing self-adhesive layer structure contains said buprenorphine in an amount of less than 0.8 mg/cm2 buprenorphine base or an equimolar amount of a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.. .
Purdue Pharma L.p.

Anyhydrous compositions of mtor inhibitors and methods of use

Disclosed herein are compositions and methods for topical delivery of mtor inhibitors. In one embodiment, an anhydrous composition includes one or more mtor inhibitors, one or more solvents, one or more gelling agents, and one or more antioxidants.
Palvella Therapeutics Llc

Use of indole compounds for fat reduction and skin and soft tissue tightening

The present invention relates to indole compounds and compositions and uses thereof, including uses of the indole compounds and compositions for the reduction or removal of localized fat deposits and/or tightening of skin and soft tissue laxity in subjects. The indole compounds can be employed, for example, in the cosmetic sector or for producing pharmaceutical products..
Alevere Medical Corporation

Composition containing dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid (dgla) as the active ingredient

The present invention provides a composition, such as a food and pharmaceutical agent, which comprises dihomo-γ-linolenic acid, and which has the effect of preventing or treating skin diseases; a composition such as a food and pharmaceutical agent which comprises dihomo-γ-linolenic acid and which has the effect of preventing or treating skin diseases; and a composition which comprises dihomo-γ-linolenic acid and which has the effect of preventing or treating diseases related to increased mast cell count.. .
Suntory Holdings Limited

Compositions comprising a dendrimer-resveratrol complex and methods for making and using the same

Compositions and pharmaceutical compositions including a dendrimer-resveratrol complex and methods for making and using the compositions are described herein. Methods of treating cancer, cardiovascular disease, cardiac failure, diabetes, alzheimer's disease, parkinson's disease and other brain diseases, fatty liver disease, obesity, cataracts, osteoporosis, muscle wasting, sleep disorders, acoustic trauma, inflammatory disease, psoriasis, arthritis, colitis, aging, viral disease, reproductive disease, and skin conditions or disorders including administering a therapeutically effective amount of the compositions to a subject in need are also provided.
Concordia University

Medicament for the treatment of viral skin and tumour diseases

The invention relates to a medicament containing a compound of general formula (i), where r1=independently, a straight or branched, saturated, singly- or multiply-unsaturated, optionally substituted c11-c21 alkyl, alkylene or alkinyl group, preferably a c11-c15 alkyl, alkylene or alkinyl group, particularly a c11-c13 alkyl, alkylene or alkinyl group, most preferably a c13 alkyl group, r2=independently, a straight or branched c1-c8 alkyl, alkylene or alkinyl group, preferably a c1-c6 alkyl, alkylene or alkinyl group, in particular a c2-c4 alkyl, alkylene or alkinyl group, most preferably a c3 alkyl group, a —[ch2—(ch2)m-o]nh group with n=1 to 10, preferably n=1 to 5, to m=1 to 5, preferably m=1 to 3, a —ch2—[ch—(oh)]p [ch2—r3]— group, where r3=independently h or oh, p=1 to 7, preferably p=1 to 4, a pentose group or a hexose group, as therapeutically active agent, alone or in combination with one or several further pharmaceutical agents as a combination preparation for the treatment of viral skin diseases and/or tumor diseases, in particular caused by human papilloma virus (hpv) and/or herpes viruses and a topically acting medicament formulation and the use thereof.. .
Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Use of bacteriorhodopsin as a cosmetic and/or therapeutic agent in the comprehensive treatment of dermatoses

The invention relates to the field of medicine, in particular to cosmetology, and concerns the development of therapeutic and cosmetic products used in cosmetology and dermatology. The technical result achieved in the implementation of the claimed invention consists in the creation of a new preparation possessing the properties of a medical-cosmetic agent, by using bacteriorhodopsin as an active component of a cosmetic skin care product in the norm and/or a therapeutic agent in the complex treatment of dermatoses by disclosing new specific biological features of bacteriorhodopsin of halophilic bacteria halobacterium salinarum vkpm v-11850.

Determination of melanin inhibition potential of natural ingredients

A method of reducing the level of melanin in the skin of a subject is disclosed wherein an efficacious amount of chinese lantern oil is applied to the skin.. .
Kemin Industries, Inc.

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..
Luromed Llc

Gamma-diketones for treatment and prevention of aging skin and wrinkles

The present disclosure relates to compounds, cosmetic or dermopharmaceutical compositions comprising the same, and methods for using the compounds or compositions for treating, protecting, and/or improving the condition and/or aesthetic appearance of skin, for example, treating, preventing, ameliorating, reducing and/or eliminating fine lines and/or wrinkles of skin, or improving the appearance of fine lines and/or or wrinkles of skin comprising application of the compounds or compositions disclosed.. .
Samumed, Llc

Formulations including silver nanoparticles and methods of using the same

A method for reducing or inhibiting damage to skin is disclosed herein. In some embodiments, the damage is ultraviolet (uv) radiation-induced damage.
University Of South Alabama

Beauty care method

A beauty care method has a step of applying an aqueous pack agent 1 containing water, a magnetic powder 11, a thickener and a charged iontophoretic component 13 to the skin 2; a step of applying magnetic force to the magnetic powder 11 in the aqueous pack agent 1 applied to the skin 2 to attract and remove the magnetic powder 11 from the skin surface 21 by the magnetic force while leaving an aqueous solution 12 of the iontophoretic component on the skin surface 21; and a step of applying an iontophoretic current to the skin 2 with the aqueous solution 12 left to allow the iontophoretic component 13 to infiltrate into the skin.. .
Mtg Co., Ltd.

Elastomeric articles having skin care properties and methods for their production

The present application provides elastomeric articles that are able to deliver skin care properties to a person wearing or coming into contact with the article. The articles comprise an elastomeric film a plant stem cell material.
Skinprotect Corporation Sdn Bhd

Composition for surface modification

The present invention relates to a composition for surface modification. The composition for surface modification according to the present invention contains a particular carbodiimide-based compound, thus forms a covalent bond without damaging skin, hair, or fabric, and semipermanently provides desired skin or hair surface modification effects or fabric care effects..
Lg Household & Health Care Ltd.

Barrier patch with soluble film and methods of improving skin appearance

A beauty care product is provided. The beauty care product is a multi-layered barrier patch with a water soluble film zone comprising a polyethylene oxide, methylcellulose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, hydroxypropylcellulose, and combinations thereof, and a cosmetic composition comprising an effective amount of a skin active agent.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Barrier patch with soluble film and methods of improving skin appearance

A multilayer beauty care product or method is provided. The beauty care product has a water soluble film zone that includes a water soluble film forming polymer and a cosmetic composition with an effective amount of a skin active agent.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Disposable absorbent wearing article

Disclosed is a disposable absorbent wearing article with a given part curved to protrude outward. At least one waist region, which is at least one of front and rear waist regions in a disposable absorbent wearing article such as a pull-on diaper includes an elastic band that form a part of a skin-facing surface and extends in a lateral direction.
Unicharm Corporation

Protective face covering

Disclosed herein are facial covering that are configured to be placed on facial skin and that may be placed on the skin in a sealed relationship such that air leakage is minimized. The covering may include a member configured to fit flush against skin surrounding at least one of nasal air passages and a mouth of a user, the member including at least one aperture to permit breathing through the nasal air passages, the member being configured to adhere to the skin; and filter material positioned within a space defined by the at least one aperture..
Industrial Hygiene Consultants, Inc.

A manufacturing a sealing ring, and a sealing ring

Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a generally circular, oval or rectangular sealing ring for an acoustic device, the sealing ring being configured for being in contact with the skin of a user during use. The method includes: forming, in an injection molding step, a covering being generally u-shaped in cross-section; and attaching the end sections of the covering to a support element.
Wikmanshyttan Safety Ab

Method and damage and removal of fat

Exemplary embodiments of method and apparatus are provided for damaging and/or removing portions of subcutaneous fatty tissue while leaving the overlying dermal layer of the skin substantially undamaged. One or more hollow needles can be provided that include an arrangement within the lumen configured to retain or damage portions of fatty tissue that enter the lumen.
The General Hospital Corporation

Bidirectional reversible medical skin tension reducing closer

A bidirectional reversible medical skin tension reducing closer is provided. The closer comprises a left substrate and a right substrate, both of which are configured to be horizontally and symmetrically arranged, a left pawl and a right pawl fixedly arranged on adjacent ends of the left and right substrates respectively, and a left rack and a right rack, one end of each of which is fixedly connected to the left and right pawls respectively in an up-down side-by-side arrangement.
Henan Huibo Medical Co., Ltd

Photoacoustic probe

Disclosed herein is a photoacoustic tomography (pat) probe to direct light to various regions within the tissue of interest to improve image quality and remove cumbersome artifacts at their source. Particularly, a rotating pat probe and method of using thereof to improve the photoacoustic penetration depth and signal to noise ratio in biological samples.
Purdue Research Foundation

Apparatus and detection, quantification and classification of epidermal lesions

An apparatus for recording skin lesions on a patient comprises an apparatus for acquiring images and a control and processing unit connected to the apparatus so as to acquire and process a plurality of images of the patient positioned in different angular positions with respect to the apparatus. The control and processing unit comprises a processing block which receives at its input the plurality of images acquired by the apparatus and provides at its output a two-dimensional image obtained as a planar development of a three-dimensional image of the patient calculated in the processing block from the plurality of images acquired.
Linkverse S.r.l.

Lyotropic liquid crystal coated analyte monitoring device and methods of use

Analyte sensor assemblies comprising: an electrochemical sensor for determining a concentration of an analyte and an electrochemical sensor control unit. The electrochemical sensor comprising a working electrode having a sensing layer and a non-crosslinked cubic phase lyotropic liquid crystal membrane disposed over the sensing layer, the sensing layer comprising an analyte-responsive enzyme, and a counter electrode in communication with the working electrode.
Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.

Utility gear including conformal sensors

A system includes a plurality of conformal sensors and a central controller. Each conformal sensor includes a processing portion and an electrode portion.
Mc10, Inc.

Sensors for measuring skin conductivity and methods for manufacturing the same

Disclosed is a sensor for measuring skin conductivity and a method of manufacturing the same, wherein the sensor includes: a base board made of a flexible material; an electrode provided on a surface of the base board, and transmitting an electrical signal; and an uneven structure provided on the electrode, and configured to increase an electrical contact area with skin via sweat secreted onto a surface of skin.. .
Korea Electronics Technologies Institute

Probe for measuring a patient's bulbocavernosus muscle reflex

A method and system to obtain and process data indicative of muscle reflexes for screening and/or diagnosing a patient with a brain injury or spinal cord injury, and especially for obtaining and processing data indicative of reflexes from the bulbospongiosus muscle. Certain embodiments employ a novel electromechanical probe for stimulating the bulbospongiosus muscle to identify a time of the stimulation so that electrical responses from electrodes on the patient's skin can be identified for analysis..
Uroval, Inc.

Novel optical interferometric scanning detector for cardiovascular function monitoring

The object of the present invention is to disclose a novel optical miniaturized handheld medical device for convenient monitoring and/or data collection of detailed signals on human cardiovascular function. The implementation consists of a number of advanced technologies, including interferometric detection, phase controlled focusing beam steering, auto-tracking scheme and algorism, and integrated optical chip assembly to enhance the device's performance and miniaturization.
Omnisensing Photonics, Llc

Pulse wave detecting device

A pulse wave detecting device includes: a pressure pulse wave detector which is configured to press a pressing surface in which a pressure detecting element is formed, against a radial artery under a skin of a wrist of a subject, and which is configured to detect a pressure pulse wave from the radial artery; and a housing which accommodates the pressure pulse wave detector in a state where the pressing surface is exposed toward the wrist. The housing is configured so that a compression pressure which is exerted by the housing in an attachment state where the housing is attached to the wrist, and which is applied onto the radial artery is smaller than a compression pressure which is exerted by the pressing surface in the attachment state, and which is applied onto the radial artery..
Omron Healthcare Co., Ltd.

Monitoring physiologogy

A physiological monitoring system comprising a sensor device for attachment to the skin of a subject, the sensor device comprising at least a first sensor for sensing a physiological parameter of the subject and a processing device configured for analysing data sensed by the sensor by means of a predetermined algorithm to estimate whether the data is indicative of a disease condition, and on detecting such a condition to generate an alert. It is further described a method for monitoring a plurality of subjects comprising the step of providing each subject with a sensor device as referred to above and then analysing data sensed by the sensors such as to preferentially generate an alert if the data received from multiple ones of the sensors demonstrate a contemporaneous trend indicative of a disease condition..
Cambridge Temperature Concepts Ltd

Sterile applicator and applying a tattoo stencil

A sterile single-use applicator for applying a tattoo stencil. The applicator may be provided as an individually sealed, sterile, and a single use applicator that contains an antiviral, an antibacterial and a tattoo adhering compounds to hygienically apply a tattoo stencil.

Device for applying a product

A device for applying a product onto skin is provided, the device comprising: a housing (10) having a first port (13) for receiving the product from a container (12) and a second port (14) for receiving a gas. The housing includes one or more outlets (104) in the housing (10) through which the product and gas are dispensed onto an area of the skin; and a heater (16) arranged or configured to heat the gas and/or the product such that the gas and/or product is applied to the skin in a heated state.
Mitchell Terrace Pty. Ltd

Sports garment

A sports garment having a section covering the upper part of the body of a wearer during intended use of the garment, wherein a climate zone is arranged in the region covering each axillary area of the wearer during intended use. To improve the cooling of the axillary area efficiently, the climate zone has a plurality of fins which are arranged parallel to another and which are contacting the skin of the wearer during intended use of the garment, wherein the fins are extending along a defined height over a base material of the garment, wherein the fins are arranged in such a manner that the envelope of all fins has a kite-shape or rhomb-shape seen in the direction perpendicular onto the base material of the garment..
Puma Se

Natural drink

The present embodiments relate to a product and method for creating dietary food drinks based upon the chimpanzee's diet, which consists of nearly 100% real, raw, and whole foods. The result closely portioned food drink that are comprised of approximately 60% fruits and berries, 25% vegetables, 10% nuts, and 5% seeds by caloric intake of the total products, not including water admixture, and consisting of highly absorbable nutrients.

Method for manufacturing cathode with improved mass transfer capability and cathode manufactured by the method

A method of manufacturing a cathode with improved mass transfer capability includes (a) mixing a metal-supported catalyst with an alkane compound having a thiol group and masking a surface of the metal-supported catalyst with the alkane compound having the thiol group by coating; (b) mixing the metal-supported catalyst masked with the alkane compound having the thiol group, with a polymer electrolyte and a solvent to produce a slurry and manufacturing the cathode using the slurry; and (c) producing a membrane electrode assembly (mea) using the cathode, an electrolyte membrane and an anode and applying a voltage to the membrane electrode assembly to remove the alkane compound having the thiol group.. .
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science & Technology

Method and system for in-situ etch and regrowth in gallium nitride based devices

A method of regrowing material includes providing a iii-nitride structure including a masking layer and patterning the masking layer to form an etch mask. The method also includes removing, using an in-situ etch, a portion of the iii-nitride structure to expose a regrowth region and regrowing a iii-nitride material in the regrowth region..
Nexgen Power Systems, Inc.

Molecular diagnostics in personalized dermatology, dermatopathology and cosmetics

The present disclosure relates generally to methods and apparatus for determining components and associated conditions in a dermatological sample, and preparing personalized cosmetics or treatments. In particular, the present disclosure relates to the use of surface desorption ionization-mass spectrometry methods and apparatus to assay dermatological samples.
Waters Technologies Corporation

Hybrid conductor

A cable comprising that includes an elongated conductor operable to transmit electrical energy at medium or high ac voltages. The conductor has a core including a first plurality of wires of a first conductive material, and an outer layer surrounding the core including a second plurality of wires of a second conductive material.
Nkt Hv Cables Gmbh

Alarm masking based on gaze in video management system

A method and system for monitoring video data based on gaze is disclosed. The method may include receiving a video stream generated by a camera and presenting the received video stream on a display.
Axis Ab

Skin abnormality monitoring systems and methods

A method of monitoring skin abnormalities on a skin portion of a patient including the steps of receiving a first image data from an image capture device and identifying a first skin mask corresponding to the skin portion. The image data includes the skin portion and a first scaling element on the skin portion.
Skinio, Llc

Accelerated skin smoothing effect

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing an original image of a person's face to be smoothed. A second image may be generated to include color information corresponding to those of the original image.
Facebook, Inc.

Treatment of skin injuries associated with auto-immune and inflammatory diseases using the arsenic compound as205

The invention concerns the field of human auto-immune and/or inflammatory diseases, and more specifically the use of arsenic compounds for the preparation of drugs intended for the treatment and/or prevention of skin injuries associated with auto-immune and/or inflammatory diseases in a human subject. The invention concerns an arsenic compound as2o5 for use in the treatment and/or prevention of skin injuries associated with auto-immune and/or inflammatory diseases in a human subject, a pharmaceutical composition comprising an arsenic compound as2o5, preferably for the treatment and/or prevention of skin injuries associated with auto-immune diseases in a human subject, and products containing an arsenic compound as2o5 and an arsenic compound as2o3 as a combination product for simultaneous, separated or time-spread use in the treatment and/or prevention of skin injuries associated with auto-immune diseases in a human subject..
Universite Paris-sud 11

Streaming engine with separately selectable element and group duplication

A streaming engine employed in a digital data processor specifies a fixed read only data stream defined by plural nested loops. An address generator produces address of data elements.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Mobile-phone ux design for multitasking with priority and layered structure

The present disclosure provides a method for improving mobile-phone user experience (ux) design for multitasking with priority and layered structure, including: receiving data for opening a task; determining a priority ranking of the task; and executing the task and displaying the task on one of at least a portion of a screen area and in a task menu based on the priority ranking of the task. When a number of opened tasks is at least two, the opened tasks includes a major task having a highest priority ranking and a plurality of minor tasks having lower priority rankings, the major task being executed and displayed on at least a larger portion of the screen area..
Tcl Research America Inc.

Virtual touchpads for wearable and portable devices

Systems and methods for using portions of the surface around a wearable smart device as virtual touchpads for data and command entry are disclosed. For wearable smart devices worn on the wrist like smartwatches, the skin area over the back hand as well as the surface area over the arm adjacent to the device may serve as virtual touchpads.
Innoventions, Inc.

Transparent display with a controllable masking display

A transparent display for a vehicle that includes a self-emissive display with an electronically adjustable brightness and a masking display with an electronically adjustable absorption. The masking display is arranged back-to-back with the self-emissive display.
Continental Automotive Gmbh

Methods for identifying arthropod repellents and attractants, and compounds and compositions identified by such methods

Provided herein are screening methods for identifying compounds for use as an arthropod repellent based on the masking or inhibition of the detection of the skin odor by a cpa neuron. Provided herein are also screening methods for identifying compounds for use as an arthropod attractant based on activation of the cpa neuron.
The Regents Of The University Of California

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

Vascularized tissue, skin or mucosa equivalent

The disclosure relates to a method for the differentiation of stem cells to endothelial cells, vascular smooth muscle cells, fibroblasts and keratinocytes; their use in the production of a organotypic vascularized skin or mucosa model or composition; a method relating thereto; the use of the model or composition in the testing of pharmaceutical and/or cosmetic agents; and including therapeutic and cosmetic skin compositions developed or tested thereby.. .
National University Of Singapore

Method for the cryopreservation of tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes

The invention relates to a method for the cryopreservation of at least one sample of tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes, comprising the following steps: i) the in vitro culture of tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes using a collection of samples of in-transit skin nodules, ganglion or metastasis, from a patient with a stage iii or iv melanoma, said step comprising the emergence of the tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes contained in the sample of in-transit skin nodules, ganglion or metastasis, followed by the stimulation of the tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes resulting from the emergence step, and, subsequently, the amplification of the stimulated tumour infiltrating lymphocytes; ii) the mixing of at least one sample obtained in step (i) with a composition comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, a) human albumin serum, b) at least one saccharide, and c) at least two ingredients selected from among dmso, l-cysteine, coenzyme q10 and c3-c5 alkanediols; and subsequently iii) the freezing of the mixture obtained in step (ii).. .
Chu Nantes

Thermostable human epidermal growth factor-spider venom fusion protein with increased skin cell proliferation effect and cosmetic composition for improving skin wrinkle and maintaining elasticity of skin comprising the same as effective component

A thermostable human epidermal growth factor-spider venom fusion protein with increased skin cell proliferation effect has the amino acid sequence of seq id no: 2, a gene of e. Coli codon-optimized nucleotide sequence of seq id no: 1 for encoding the human epidermal growth factor-spider venom fusion protein, a recombinant vector including the gene, a host cell transformed with the recombinant vector, and a method for producing in a host cell a human epidermal growth factor-spider venom fusion protein by transforming a host cell with the recombinant vector, and a cosmetic composition for improving skin wrinkle and maintaining skin elasticity including a human epidermal growth factor-spider venom fusion protein, and as the cosmetic composition has excellent thermostability and has an effect of enhancing the activity of improving skin wrinkle and maintaining skin elasticity, it can be advantageously used in future in the field of cosmetics or cosmetic plastic surgery..
Nexgen Biotechnologies, Inc.

Powdered pouch and making same

Disclosed herein are water-soluble films and resulting packets including a water-soluble film coated by a powder, wherein the powder includes a mixture of a powdered lubricant and an active agent. Optionally, the active agent may be encapsulated, e.g.
Monosol, Llc

Loose layered build components and vehicle front end assembly strategy

A method of assembling vehicle front end components to a vehicle front end includes the steps of attaching at least one non-skin component to the body, supporting a first skin component using at least one of the at least one non-skin component such that the first skin component is moveable relative the at least one non-skin component, joining a second skin component to the first skin component such that the first skin component and the second skin component are fixed relative one another and moveable relative the at least one non-skin component, and restricting movement of the second skin component relative the at least one non-skin component.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Loose layered build components and vehicle front end assembly strategy

A headlight assembly for assembly adjacent at least one skin component of a vehicle includes a housing supporting at least one light and a lens attached to the housing. The lens includes at least one attribute for engaging the at least one skin component.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Skin integral molded article and manufacturing method thereof

In a skin integral molded article which is formed by filling the inside of a skin which is formed into a bag shape with a foamed body and molding the foamed body integrally with the skin, an opening through which a foaming raw material is supplied into the skin is formed in the skin, in one side skin and other side skin which are formed with the opening being interposed, the one-side skin is bent into inside the opening, the other-side skin is provided with a part disposed ahead of a part which is bent into inside the opening and is formed to be pliable, and the part which is disposed ahead of the other-side skin part and is formed to be pliable is formed in contact with a leading end part of the one-side skin part which is bent into the opening.. .
Tachi-s Co., Ltd.

In vitro epithelial models comprising lamina propria-derived cells

An in vitro microfluidic “organ-on-chip” is described herein that mimics the structure and at least one function of specific areas of the epithelial system in vivo. In particular, a multicellular, layered, microfluidic culture is described, allowing for interactions between lamina propria-derived cells and the associated tissue specific epithelial cells and endothelial cells.
Emulate, Inc.

Abuse potential reduction in abusable substance dosage form

The potential for substance abuse involving residual amounts of abusable substances remaining in used skin-worn patches is reduced by the provision of a system and method for combining the abusable substance with a separate anti-abuse substance agent as part of a removal or disposal procedure.. .
Verde Environmental Technologies, Inc.

Device and methods for topical application of fluids to skin

Devices and methods are disclosed herein apply a fluid to the skin of a human or animal, in particular skin bearing hair or fur. The device comprises an array of hair plow elements, each hair plow element comprising a skin contact surface.
Nse Products, Inc.

Extracorporeal patch

Apparatus is provided for use with skin of a subject and with a nerve under the skin, the apparatus including a patch, having an adhesive on a first side of the patch, configured to adhere the patch to the skin. A needle including a needle cathode protrudes from the first side of the patch and punctures the skin.
Bluewind Medical Ltd.

Surface sheet for absorbent article and absorbent article using same

A surface sheet for absorbent articles includes: a nonwoven fabric made of a short fiber; and a hydrophobic granular gel composition attached to the short fiber, and has a dispersion region in a skin-facing-side surface of the surface sheet, in which the granular gel composition is present in a dispersed state, and in the dispersion region, a dispersion state coefficient representing the dispersion state of the granular gel composition is 900-5000.. .
Unicharm Corporation

Herbal combinations for wound healing in fibroblasts

A dosage composition for enhancing skin wound healing efficiency includes a fibroblast cell migration enhancing active component that includes at least 60 wt. % of an herbal combination consisting essentially of between three and seven herbs at least including rheum tanguticum, lonicera japonica, and rehmannia glutinosa..
Sirbal Ltd.

Topical medicinal gel

A novel process for incorporating cannabis extract in an emollient carrier. The carrier is a hydrophobic gel that helps to keep skin soft, smooth and hydrated..

Reaction platform and making pollen based materials and uses thereof

A two stage reaction platform is provided to produce a pollen-based extract material, comprising the steps of a first stage including: opening and/or germinating pollen grains, reacting the treated pollen grains with one or more beehive components, selected from beeswax, honey, or enzyme-containing material, and stirring to form a jelly; and a second stage including heating the jelly in a closed container to product an extract. The extract may be a fermented extract.
Decima Health Limited

Peroxide formulations and methods and applicators for using the same

Embodiments are directed to a stable composition comprising stabilized hydrogen peroxide and 2-propanol and applicators configured to store, dispense, and apply such stable compositions. Such compositions may be used to treat skin conditions such as warts, condyloma accuminatum, molluscum contagiosum, acrochordons, seborrheic keratosis, or a combination thereof.
Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc.

Use of potassium hydroxide in the treatment of actinic keratosis

An agent in the form of potassium hydroxide (koh) in a pharmaceutically acceptable composition is used in the dermal treatment of actinic keratosis. The composition may be an aqueous alkaline solution of potassium hydroxide and topically applied to the skin or on the scalp, within the face, the neck, the nose, as well as on the bosom..
Infectopharm Arzneimittel Und Consilium Gmbh

Drug treatment of psoriasis and of other skin disorders associated with inhibition of differentiation of epidermal cells

This invention concerns the use of cyclopamine, a naturally occurring steroidal alkaloid known for over thirty years, for the treatment of psoriasis and achievement of rapid clearance of the psoriatic skin lesions together with the reversion of the histopathological signs of disease to normalcy with no detectable side effects. The cyclopamine-induced clearance of psoriatic lesions from the skin of patients is associated with the causation of cellular differentiation in lesional epidermis and with the rapid disappearance of cd4(+) lymphocytes and other inflammatory cells from lesional skin.

Cgrp receptor antagonist compounds for topical treatment of skin disorders

The use of a cgrp receptor antagonist compound of formula (i) for topical application is described for treating and/or preventing skin inflammatory pathologies with a neurogenic component. More specifically, use of a cgrp receptor antagonist compound of formula (i) is described for topical application for treating and/or preventing rosacea, especially type i rosacea, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis and/or acne..
Galderma Research & Development

Method of treating dyskinesia

Methods of treating patients with dyskinesias, by administering a therapeutically effective amount of a dual-action μ-opioid receptor antagonist/-ϰ-opioid receptor agonists or prodrug thereof to a subject in need thereof, sufficient to mitigate the dyskinesia. Alternatively, a combination of both a μ-opioid receptor antagonist or prodrug thereof, and a ϰ-opioid receptor agonist or prodrug thereof can be administered, either together or separately..
Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey

Resiquimod topical and injectable compositions for the treatment of neoplastic skin conditions

Compositions and methods for treatment of viral skin disease, precancerous and cancerous skin disease, and other neoplasms are disclosed.. .
The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania

Method of dosing and use of soft anticholinergic esters

The subject application is directed to a method of treating hyperhidrosis in a mammalian subject comprising topically administering a composition comprising a pharmaceutically acceptable vehicle and from about 1.0% to about 25% of a compound selected from the group consisting of: (i) 3-(2-cyclopentyl-2-phenyl-2-hydroxyacetoxy)-1-(methoxycarbonylmethyl)-1-methylpyrrolidinium bromide; and (ii) 3-(2-cyclopentyl-2-phenyl-2-hydroxyacetoxy)-1-(ethoxycarbonylmethyl)-1-methylpyrrolidinium bromide; to skin of an area of a mammalian subject suffering from hyperhidosis, before bedtime, such that, compared to untreated, baseline conditions, sweat production is reduced by at least about 25% for at least about six (6) hours; and such that sweat production is reduced by an amount substantially equivalent to an amount that sweat production is reduced as compared to untreated, baseline conditions, following administration of a composition comprising the same concentration of glycopyrrolate.. .
Bodor Laboratories, Inc.

Compositions comprising water dispersible nanoparticles of a retinoid compound

A composition or nanosuspension is described that includes water dispersible nanoparticles of a retinoid compound having an average particle size of less than about 500 nm. Also described, are pharmaceutical compositions intended for topical administration, including such a composition or nanosuspension.
Galderma Research & Development

Pharmaceutical compositions comprising polyalkylene glycol derivatives

Suggested are compositions comprising or consisting of specific polyalkylene glycol derivative as pharmaceutical actives for preventing, treating and/or curing itchy conditions of human skin and scalp, and/or providing a par-2 antagonistic effect to human skin and scalp.. .
Symrise Ag

Core-shell structure and topical agent

The present invention provides a core-shell structure having high skin permeability. The core-shell structure includes a core portion containing a hydrophilic drug having a molecular weight of 400 or more; and a shell portion containing a surfactant, and the core portion is a solid, the hydrophilic drug has a water-octanol partition coefficient of −3 or more and 6 or less, the surfactant has an alkyl group or an alkenyl group having 10 to 20 carbon atoms, and a mass ratio between the hydrophilic drug and the surfactant (hydrophilic drug:surfactant) is 1:5 to 1:20..
Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd.

Whitening cosmetic composition comprising caragana sinica root extract

The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition for whitening comprising a caragana sinica root extract, and more specifically relates to a cosmetic composition having an outstanding skin-whitening effect, the composition comprising a caragana sinica root extract, a fraction thereof or α-viniferin isolated therefrom. In the present invention, the caragana sinica root extract, fraction thereof or α-viniferin isolated therefrom inhibits tyrosinase activity and suppresses melanin production and is therefore effective in skin whitening..
Coseedbiopharm Co., Ltd.

Cosmetic compositions and methods

The present invention relates generally to methods of use and compositions useful for treating skin. The composition includes a combination of one or more of butyrospermum parkii (shea butter), peg-50 shea butter, glycerin, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, acrylates copolymer, sodium lauryl sulfate, lauramidopropyl betaine, sodium methyl cocoyl taurate, glycerin, and polyquaternium-7..
Mary Kay Inc.

Skin care compositions

This document provides methods and materials related to skin care. For example, skin care compositions containing azelaic acid, tacrolimus, tazarotene, and zinc oxide and methods for using such skin care compositions are provided..
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

Method of selecting mild skin cleansers

A method of selecting a skin cleanser can include measuring the levels of particular ceramides on the skin both before and after product application and testing for a change in ceramide levels.. .
The Procter & Gamble Company

Uv-blocking cosmetic composition

The uv-blocking cosmetic composition according to the present invention is not sticky, when applied to the skin, by comprising spherical titanium dioxide particles having a diameter of over 70 nm, even if large quantities of same are comprised in the composition. Accordingly, the composition has a high sun protection factor, high coverage, and excellent adhesion and can provide a fresh feel.
Amorepacific Corporation

Mask-pack kit

The present invention relates to a mask-pack kit, and more particularly, to a mask-pack kit capable of uniformly distributing a separately packaged skin improving agent over the whole surface of the skin improving agent when a cosmetic sheet is impregnated in the cosmetic sheet.. .
The Oozoo Co., Ltd.

Multifunctional facial and body treatment device

A multifunctional treatment device includes a housing, a processing unit, a power driver unit, and a motor configured to rotate a brush interface element. Rf electrodes and electrical terminals are connected to the power driver unit.

Soft tissue massage tools

A plurality of skin-contacting instruments for the manipulation of soft tissue adhesions are disclosed. Each of the instruments comprises a plurality of curvilinear edge surfaces having different radii for contacting the skin in a plurality of locations..
Tecnica Gavilan, Llc

Disposable absorbent lift device

The present invention relates to a disposable absorbent pad comprising multiple layers. In particular, the absorbent pad of the present invention maintains skin dryness by absorbing moisture while preventing leakage to the skin or the bed linens, allowing air circulation at the surface of the patient's skin to prevent heat buildup, and is strong enough to allow the patient to be repositioned, even when the pad is wet.
Medline Industries, Inc.

Disposable absorbent articles comprising skin health composition(s) and related methods

The present disclosure describes disposable absorbent article(s) comprising a skin health composition effective for treating bacteria, including the bacteria associated with diaper rash.. .
The Procter & Gamble Company

Method of manufacturing bridged absorbent structures

A method of manufacturing an absorbent web includes moving a foraminous member in a machine direction. The foraminous member has at least one masking plate with a partitioned area including at least one partition defining a plurality of segments.
Kimberly-clark Worldwide, Inc.

Repositionable moisture management material that creates a barrier to skin-on-skin contact

An article of clothing can be used to reduce or prevent the occurrence of prolonged skin-on-skin contact, rashes, irritation, intertrigo, infections, discomfort, or chaffing. Such an article of clothing has a moisture management material made up of at least an outer layer, an inner layer, and a tab.
Mountain Park Music, Inc.

Methods and devices for skin tightening

The present invention relates to methods and devices for skin tightening after incising or excising tissue portions from a subject. Exemplary methods and devices include tunable dressings having an adhesive layer and a regulatable layer or an unstretched layer that responds to one or more external stimuli to contract or expand the dressing, where the contraction or expansion can be uniform or non-uniform..
Cytrellis Biosystems, Inc.

Failsafe device for prosthetic limb

A failsafe for a transdermal apparatus for a prosthetic appendage can include a first plate, a second plate, and a breakaway connector. The first plate can have a central axis, a proximal portion, and a distal end.

Reduction of pain through lower fluence rates and longer treatment

An apparatus for treatment of a subcutaneous fat region includes a source of electromagnetic radiation generating electromagnetic radiation having a non-fat selective wavelength. A delivery system is coupled to the source of electromagnetic radiation and is configured to deliver the electromagnetic radiation to the subcutaneous fat region for at least 300 seconds.
Candela Corporation

Exfoliating abrasive shower or bath mat

A device and method for removing dead skin from a person's foot comprising: a bath or shower mat comprised of flexible plastic, rubber or other similar materials. The mat comprises an upper surface and bottom surface.

Dissecting punch for follicular extraction and tools and methods using same

A dissecting punch and tool configured for the dissection of follicular units from the donor area of a patient, such as for subsequent implantation of a follicular unit graft (fug) in a recipient area for hair restoration, and method for using the tool. The method includes aligning the dissecting punch over a follicular unit so that hair follicles are disposed within the lumen.
Hsc Development, Llc

Accessory for conducting patella surgery

An accessory is provided for use in the conduct of patella reconstruction surgery. The accessory comprises an elongate datum limb for abutment in use with the superior pole of a patella preferably through the skin.
University Of Cape Town

Personalized skin analysis devices

The disclosed methods and systems can be used to install and configure a skin analysis device, for example. In one aspect, a system for installing a device onto a plane area is disclosed.
Cal-comp Big Data, Inc.

Skin gloss evaluation device, skin gloss evaluation method, and skin gloss evaluation program

The present invention provides a gloss evaluation device, a gloss evaluation method, and a non-transitory computer readable recording medium storing gloss evaluation program capable of evaluating gloss of skin easily and highly accurately. In the gloss evaluation device of the present invention, a skin evaluation index calculation unit 5 calculates, as a skin evaluation index, a chroma difference between a portion in which it is easy for the gloss of the face of the subject to occur and a portion in which it is difficult for gloss to occur that are set as analysis ranges, and a luster and oiliness evaluation unit 6 evaluates luster and oiliness on the basis of the chroma difference..
Fujifilm Corporation

System and remotely monitoring physiological functions

A system and method for remotely monitoring an individual, in accordance with some embodiments of the invention. More particularly, one or more physiological functions and/or physical activities of the individual may be monitored.
Digital Signal Corporation

Surface electromyography system, recorder and method

The present invention relates to determining a neural respiratory drive (nrd) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd) based on surface electromyography measurements taken from the intercostal muscles on the chest of a subject (100). An electromyography system is presented that comprises a first electrode (2′) and a second electrode (3′) for contacting a skin of a subject (100), and a recorder (4′) for recording an electromyogram between the first electrode (2′) and the second electrode (3′); wherein the first electrode (2′) comprises a first electrode area (2a) and a second electrode area (2b) for contacting the skin of the subject (100), wherein the first electrode area (2a) and the second electrode area (2b) are insulated from each other; and the recorder (4′) is configured to form a noise measurement between the first electrode area (2a) and the second electrode area (2b) of the first electrode (2′) for determining a contact quality of an electrode-skin contact of the first electrode (2′).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Blood pressure measurement system using force resistive sensor array

A novel and useful pressure sensor array incorporating sensor elements constructed from electrically conductive film as a substrate. Examples of commercially available electrically conductive (i.e.
Livemetric (medical) S.a.

Body-worn thermometry solutions

An example system includes a patch defining a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface. The first surface is removably attachable to skin of a subject.
Welch Allyn, Inc.

Dc rechargeable battery powered appliance purposed to remove a thin outer layer of skin from vegetables and fruits

A dc rechargeable, battery powered, food preparation device uses rapid angular displacement action thereby enabling a human operator to use barely more than the weight of the insrument's spinning cutter against a wide variety of fruit and vegetable peels ranging from dense eggplant to delicate peach, while also providing for operator safety through the use of safe-start interlock technology along with a catch-and-release safety cover over the cutting head itself. As a result the user friendly appliance scales the entire surface of common produce items while rapidly and efficiently removing the outer layer of skin in bitwise fashion as opposed to generating continuous long strings of discard material..

Article for decorating a person's skin or nail and method using such an article

The invention relates to an article comprising a decorative element to be applied to a person's skin or nail, said decorative element comprising: a decoration to be transferred to a person's skin or nail, said decoration comprising a decorative layer; a support film supporting said decoration, said support film being removably attached to a first outer surface of the decorative layer; a layer of inert adhesive which is applied to a second outer surface of the decorative layer and which can be activated by an activator, and an activator comprising a fluid, pasty, semi-pasty, or solid component which can be applied to a person's skin or nails.. .
L V M H Recherche

Physiological monitoring garments with enhanced sensor stabilization

Described herein are apparatuses (e.g., garments, including but not limited to shirts, pants, and the like) for detecting and monitoring physiological parameters, such as respiration, cardiac parameters, and the like that include individual skin contact-enhancing expandable elements.. .

Undergarment for carrying a baby skin-to-skin

In order to increase the effectiveness and popularity of the kangaroo care method (skin-to-skin and breastfeeding with newborn baby) in developing countries, especially in order to save and protect weakened babies, the present invention relates to a straightforward, inexpensive solution for facilitating and encouraging this practice; a light, soft, comfortable, flexible garment that allows a baby to be held in a skin-to-skin manner for a long period of time, safely and leaving the hands free, thanks to a built-in, seamless seat, inter alia. As the garment can be used as an undergarment and is one-size-fits-all, it is easier for humanitarian and medical organizations to distribute, and more acceptable according to the cultural and religious criteria governing dress in most developing countries..

Athletic attire with integrated perspiration absorbing material

An upper body athletic garment is disclosed with a built-in piece of material that is absorbent on one side and moisture wicking on the other side that acts as a towel allowing the wearer to wipe away perspiration during an athletic or other strenuous activity without needing to stop and locate a towel or cloth. The piece of material is typically attached to the inside of the garment connected at the neck and running all or most of the length of the garment across the chest with the moisture wicking side in contact with the skin to provide passive moisture control.

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).
Sunglory Beheer B.v.

Shielded fluoropolymer wire for high temperature skin effect trace heating

A skin effect heating system for long pipelines includes a heater cable disposed in a ferromagnetic or other conductive heat tube. A semiconductive jacket contacts the inner surface of the heat tube, where the charge density of the return current carried by the heat tube is at its highest.
Pentair Flow Services Ag

Internet-of-things transaction resoruce with finite state automata

Cloud container resource binding and tasking using keys is generally described herein. An exemplary device to perform a transaction with a peer device includes a server having a transaction resource finite state automaton (fsa) to perform the transaction.

Thin film transistor, fabricating the same, display substrate and display device

A thin film transistor, a method for fabricating the same, a display substrate, and a display device are disclosed. The method comprises: forming in sequence a light shielding layer, an insulating layer, and a semiconductor layer; and forming a pattern of the light shielding layer, the insulating layer, and the semiconductor layer in one patterning process.
Boe Technology Co., Ltd.

Multi-layer magneto-dielectric material

A magneto-dielectric material operable between a minimum frequency and a maximum frequency, having: a plurality of layers that alternate between a dielectric material and a ferromagnetic material, lowermost and uppermost layers of the plurality of layers each being a dielectric material; each layer of the plurality of ferromagnetic material layers having a thickness equal to or greater than 1/15th a skin depth of the respective ferromagnetic material at the maximum frequency, and equal to or less than ⅕th the skin depth of the respective ferromagnetic material at the maximum frequency; each layer of the plurality of dielectric material layers having a thickness and a dielectric constant that provides a dielectric withstand voltage across the respective thickness of equal to or greater than 150 volts peak and equal to or less than 1,500 volts peak; and, the plurality of layers having an overall thickness equal to or less than one wavelength of the minimum frequency in the plurality of layers.. .
Rogers Corporation

Elastic cosmetic masks and methods for treating skin

The instant disclosure relates to masks, methods for making masks, methods for improving film elasticity of masks, and to methods of treating skin with masks. The masks are formed by applying a mask base composition onto a surface, the mask base composition comprising: (i) alginic acid and/or a salt thereof; (ii) hectorite (lithium magnesium sodium silicate); (iii) one or more water-soluble solvents; and (iv) water; and exposing the mask base composition to a crosslinking composition for a time sufficient to crosslink the alginic acid and/or a salt thereof and form a final mask, the crosslinking composition being an aqueous liquid comprising (i) one or more polyvalent cations of one or more metals; and (ii) water.
L'oreal

Method for skinning technology based on extended position based dynamics and for weight retargeting in character animation

Disclosed relates to a method for skinning technology based on extended pbd and for weight retargeting in character animation. A corresponding tetrahedral mesh is generated for a given triangular mesh; a tensile constraint, a volume constraint, a self-collision constraint and an energy constraint of the extended pbd are initialized for the tetrahedral mesh, and vertex weights of the triangular mesh and the tetrahedral mesh are optimized simultaneously; the deformations of the triangular and the tetrahedral meshes are implemented through lbs technique; deformation results of the lbs are optimized through extended pbd; the joint region of the triangular mesh is smoothed through a laplacian smoothing; bi-harmonic distance fields of the original mesh and a new mesh are calculated respectively, and two corresponding vertices of the mesh are given and a prediction function is defined; a weight retargeting algorithm is implemented in the present application and has a good practicability..
Beihang University

Method and dynamic geofence searching of an incident scene

An incident scene is searchable via a portable communication device and method that provides for displaying a masked augmented reality of the incident scene to the display of the portable communication device. A geofenced area is applied within the displayed masked augmented reality of the incident scene as an indication to the user of an area to be searched.
Motorola Solutions, Inc

Touchless wound measurement, wound volume measurement, and other wound measurement

With the inventive technology, wound measurement is performed, but without the patient wound, or the skin near the patient wound, needing to have an object physically placed thereon. The patient wound and patient skin near the wound are spared contact with a ruler, marker, grid, and spared the wound and area near the wound being directly physically worked-on..
Dermagenesis Llc

Search for asking type query based on deep question and answer

The present disclosure provides a search method and a search device for asking type query based on deep question and answer. The method includes: extending an asking type query, to obtain an extended query semantically related to the asking type query; performing a search according to the extended query, to obtain pages matching the extended query; performing a feature analysis on each of paragraphs in the pages, to obtain a score of each of the paragraphs; and selecting a target paragraph as a search result from the paragraphs according to the score..
Beijing Baidu Netcom Science And Technology Co., Ltd.

Search for asking type query based on deep question and answer

The present disclosure provides a search method and device for asking type query based on deep question and answer, in which the method includes: after determining that the query is an asking type query by identifying the query, searching page information matching the query from a database, performing multi-characteristic analysis on the page information according to characteristics, to obtain characteristic score of each of the characteristics, ranking the page information according to the characteristic score of each of the characteristics, and displaying ranked page information. A plurality of characteristics are used for evaluating effectiveness of the page information to answer the question raised by the query from a plurality dimensions, thus page information that can answer the question raised by the query is displayed to the user, avoiding a process for searching one by one of the user, and solving the technical problem of low search efficiency in related art..
Beijing Baidu Netcom Science And Technology Co., Ltd.

Bit-masked variable-precision barrel shifter

According to one general aspect, an apparatus may include a monolithic shifter configured to receive a plurality of bytes of data, and, for each byte of data, a number of bits to shift the respective byte of data, wherein the number of bits for each byte of data need not be the same as for any other byte of data. The monolithic shifter may be configured to shift each byte of data by the respective number of bits.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Activators of tonebp for use for hydrating skin

Disclosed are methods for screening for candidate compounds for hydrating the skin. The compounds selected according to the methods disclosed therein stimulate the intra-cellular amount and/or activity of tonebp in keratinocytes.
Chanel Parfums Beaute

Fragrance compositions and uses thereof

The present invention relates to a composition having improved or enhanced fidelity and/or longevity of the fragrance profile, comprising fragrance materials in a diamond construction and at least one substantially non-odorous fragrance modulator. The invention also relates to methods of use of the compositions for perfuming suitable substrates, including hard surfaces and body parts, particularly skin and hair..
The Procter & Gamble Company

Coating composition including aldyl oximes

A coating composition including at least one solvent, at least one resin, at least one drier, and an anti-skinning agent is provided, an anti-skinning composition, wherein the anti-skinning composition comprises at least 92 wt. %, or more particularly at least 98 wt.
Advansix Resins & Chemicals Llc

Hpv vaccines

Provided herein are genetically modified arenaviruses suitable as vaccines against neoplastic diseases or cancer. The invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions and methods for the prevention or treatment of certain infections causing neoplastic diseases or cancer, such as infections with oncogenic viruses.
Hookipa Biotech Ag

Multi-chamber hypochlorous acid dispenser

The invention provides a skin disinfectant for treating skin with eczema, preventing bacterial proliferation, and removing biofilm. Compositions of the invention include hypochlorous acid, acetic acid, water, and one or more additives or excipients.
Softox Solutions As

Structure for propulsive aircraft assembly, associated propulsive system and assembly

A structure made of composite material for a propulsive aircraft assembly includes at least one thermal zone designed to receive electrical energy. Each thermal zone includes at least one resistive skin having an inner film produced in a thermoplastic material made conductive by the inclusion of carbon nanotubes, such that each resistive skin is designed to dissipate, by joule effect, at least a portion of the electrical energy received by the thermal zone, an intermediate ply produced in a satin fabric impregnated with a thermoplastic material, and an outer film produced in a thermoplastic material..
Airbus Operations S.a.s.

Optical device having a hidden depiction

An optical device, preferably a security device for a security document, including: a transparent or translucent substrate having a first side and a second side; a first depiction layer located on the first side of the substrate defining a first depiction; and a first masking layer, comprising a first optically variable ink, and a second masking layer, comprising an optically variable ink, located at least partially overlapping the first depiction layer, wherein the first depiction is at least substantially opaque and has a low contrast with respect to the appearance of the first and second masking layers when viewed in reflection, such that the first depiction is identifiable and substantially more visible when viewed in transmission than when viewed in reflection, and method for the manufacture thereof.. .
Ccl Secure Pty Ltd

Method for forming foamed shoe insole and related article

The disclosure generally relates to a method for forming foamed shoe insoles as well as related shoe and shoe component articles. A foamed polymer having an open-cell foam interior structure and a continuous outer layer or skin can be formed conveniently such as by injection molding.
Ascion, Llc D/b/a Reverie

Beard trimmer comprising one or more rotating heads having a cleaning arrangement

The present invention relates to a beard trimmer comprising a handle (18) and a casing (5) as well as a cutting system comprising one or more rotating cutting heads (1), said rotating heads comprising a movable blade (2) and a stationary blade (3), each head being surrounded by a crown-shaped comb (4), said comb being height adjustable and making it possible, during use, to adjust the distance between said blades and the skin and thus to cut the beard hairs to the desired length. The invention is characterized in that said casing is movably mounted on said handle, making it possible to create a gap (6) between the casing and the handle in order to rinse the cutting system..
Babyliss Faco Sprl

System for treatment of skin conditions using at least one narrow band light source in a skin brush having an oscillating brushhead

An apparatus and corresponding method for treatment of skin conditions which includes a brushhead member which comprises a first portion which includes a plurality of rings of bristle tufts, the first portion oscillating in operation through a selected angle at a selected frequency and a second portion which also includes a plurality of rings of bristle tufts concentric with the first portion, the second portion remaining stationary in operation. At least one monochromatic light source is included, providing light directed from the brushhead in a direction substantially the same as the bristle tufts, such that the light impinges on the area of skin of the user acted on by the oscillating brushhead..

Microneedle applicator

A microneedle applicator for infiltrating microneedles into skin and delivering a drug into the skin is disclosed. The microneedle applicator includes an application portion configured to press the microneedles and has, at one side thereof, a curved surface extending in a direction of applying the microneedles to the skin, a coupler having the microneedles disposed toward the skin at one surface thereof and having the other surface thereof at the curved surface, and a presser extending toward the other side of the application portion and configured to provide a pressing force to the application portion.
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University

Catheter housing

A catheter housing device for securing a catheter and needle assembly to a patient. The device can include a cover, an iv/catheter lock, a hub, and one or more fastening straps.
Vasonics, Llc

Skin-adhesive item

Items that can adhere to the skin for medical or paramedical use are described. Also described, is a skin-adhesive item..
Bluestar Silicones France Sas

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.. .

Exosome compositions and use thereof for soft tissue repair

Stem cell exosome-containing compositions are provided, along with methods for their preparation and use for repair of soft tissue damage including treatment of skin conditions and periodontitis. The compositions provided contain isolated stem cell exosomes having increased levels of heat shock stress-response molecules.
Zen-bio, Inc.

Compositions and methods for treating biofilms

Disinfecting compositions containing hypochlorous acid and acetic acid are useful for treating biofilms in or on tissue, including biofilms related to wounds or other skin trauma. The compositions are useful for treating a variety of types of tissue, both on the surface on beneath the surface of tissue.
Softox Solutions As

Acetic acid and hypochlorous acid compositions for treatment of skin trauma

Disinfecting compositions containing hypochlorous acid and acetic acid are useful for treating biofilms in or on tissue, including biofilms related to wounds or other skin trauma. The compositions are useful for treating a variety of types of tissue, both on the surface on beneath the surface of tissue.
Softox Solutions As

Treatment of inflammatory lesions of rosacea with ivermectin

Methods for safe and effective treatment of inflammatory lesions of rosacea in a subject are described. The methods involve once daily topically applying to an affected skin area a topical composition containing ivermectin and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.
Galderma S.a.

Topical retinoid compositions

The present application relates to topical compositions. In particular, the present application relates to a topical composition comprising retinoid as active agent, and pharmaceutically acceptable excipient(s), and a process of preparing such compositions.
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.

Delivery of drug nanoparticles and methods of use thereof

Disclosed are compositions and methods useful for enhancing the skin penetration of drug nanoparticles. The compositions can be hydrophobic and include a hydrophobic carrier, a volatile silicone fluid, and drug nanoparticles.
Dfb Soria, Llc

Instrument for skin treatment

An apparatus configured to result in a penetration of one or more gasses into a dermis of biological skin, wherein the apparatus includes a fluid reservoir configured to contain an amount of a liquid in contact with a portion of a person's skin, and a nanobubble generator configured to inject nanobubbles into the liquid, wherein the nanobubbles contain the one or more gasses. The contact of the liquid containing the nanobubbles with the person's skin results in a cutaneous uptake of a gas contained in the nanobubbies into the person's skin, which may be beneficial in treating an ailment, such as diabetic peripheral neuropathy..

Cosmetic compositions which are homogenous in the bulk and capable of forming a multilayer structure after application to a keratinous material

An inorganic pigment, skin active agent, skin adjuvant, or uv filter; wherein the weight ratio of the silicone- and/or hydrocarbon-containing film forming agent(s) in component a to silicone compound(s) in component b of about 1:1.5 to about 1:100.. .

Anesthetic moisturizing body wax

The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition added to the body wax wherein, the cosmetic composition is made from naturally ingredients that has properties to treat the at least one users skin. The cosmetic composition herein also contains calming fragrances.

Niacinamide mononucleotide formulations for skin aging

Topical compositions including niacinamide mononucleotide to improve the appearance of aging skin and to prevent and treat skin aging; and methods of use of topical compositions including niacinamide mononucleotide to improve the appearance of aging skin and to prevent and treat skin aging. .
N.v. Perricone Llc

Cosmetic composition having high dosage form stability

The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition using a mannosylerythritol lipid, which is a kind of glycolipid, as a stabilizer in order to prevent kojyl methylenedioxycinnamate, which is an active ingredient having various skin effects such as antiaging, whitening and antioxidation, from causing crystallization inside a dosage form. Even if the cosmetic composition according to the present invention contains a high concentration of an active ingredient, crystal precipitation does not occur in various dosage forms, and thus the functionality of the active ingredient is maximized, skin delivery is increased and the texture during use is improved..
Amorepacific Corporation

Skin whitening composition, and screening for materials having skin whitening effect

Disclosed in the present specification are: a skin whitening composition having a skin whitening effect by controlling the secretion of exosomes to be secreted from melanocytes; and a method for screening for materials having a skin whitening effect. The skin whitening composition can promote apoptosis of melanocytes by inhibiting the amount of secretion of exosomes to be secreted from melanocytes, and consequently inhibits the generation of melanin through the apoptosis of melanocytes, thereby exhibiting a skin whitening effect..
Amorepacific Corporation

Mixtures of pelargonic acid esters

Mixture of at least two esters selected from neopentylglycol dipelargonate, glycerol tripelargonate, pentaerythritol tetrapelargonate, and use thereof in cosmetic compositions for the care, the make-up, the protection from the sun and for the cleansing of the skin and skin appendages.. .
Novamont S.p.a.

Topical formulation of hyperbranched polyglycerol-coated particles thereof

Core-shell particles have a hydrophobic core and a shell formed of or containing hyperbranched polyglycerol (hpg). The hpg can be covalently bound to the one or more materials that form the core or coated thereon.
Yale University

Method and system for hunger control management using cyclical stimulation of predetermined biologically active hunger control points

A method for reducing and maintaining an individual's weight through by stimulation of predetermined biologically active hunger control points or areas behind each ear by applying pressure to the point stimulation elements (e.g., spherule), in accordance with a defined cyclical treatment plan. A supplemental weight loss procedure, with controlled feeding, behavioral modification, controlled physical activity, and nutritional supplements is followed when the individual does not reach the goals, which are set based on the collected personal information.

Diaper attachment pod

A system for sensing wetness in an ordinary diaper comprises a disposable sensor strip that adhered to a diaper's padding, and a portable yet non-disposable alerting device. The sensor strip has electrical circuit with conductive elements as wetness sensors, wherein a closed electrical circuit is formed when an amount of body fluid is present that subsequently triggers the alerting device.

Apparatus and treating male impotence

The present invention strategically utilizes the sturdiness of thin wires enwrapped inside a thick layer of soft material such as silicone rubber which is smoother and softer than human tissue. Therefore, the device doesn't cause any damage or side effect and feels comfortable to user.

Switched lasers for dermal treatment

An applicator comprising multiple laser assemblies connected to a power supply and a controller that switches each pulse to a different one of the laser assemblies. Each laser assembly deposits a laser spot on the skin and the result is to produce a large ‘aggregate’ spot without requiring extra power or extra lasers.
Alma Lasers Ltd.

Method and device for electrochemical therapy of skin and related soft tissues

A method of altering skin tissue includes creating an electrochemical reaction in the tissue, wherein the electrochemical reaction occurs while avoiding electro-thermal damage to the tissue.. .
The Regents Of The University Of California

Device and generating sensory stimuli for the evaluation of neuropathy

Peripheral sensory neuropathy can be detected and quantified more accurately and objectively using a device for generating sensory stimuli in the form of vibration, comprising a vibration generator, at least one contacting element for contacting skin or tissue of a patient to transfer sensory stimuli from said vibration generator, and at least one regulating unit for regulating a parameter of said vibration, wherein the device comprises a sound generator, generating a sound which masks, attenuates or actively cancels the sound of the vibration generator. The device may further comprise a tissue support element to spatially isolate a point of contact between the tissue of the patient and the contacting element of the device, and optionally an element for controlling the pressure by which a contacting element is applied to skin or tissue of a patient.
Lara Diagnostics Ab

Apparatus and detection of breathing abnormalities

An apparatus and method are for evaluating respiration. A microphone is placed in contact with a patient's skin and audio is acquired through the microphone.
Strados Labs Llc

Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.

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Elc Management Llc

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Method of masking and de-masking

A method of masking a feature of a substrate using a fixture includes removably coupling a fixture to a first side of the feature of the substrate, the fixture including walls configured to abut sides of the feature and extend beyond a top surface of the feature when the fixture is removably coupled to the first side. The method further includes applying a masking material to the top surface of the feature.
Hzo, Inc.

Device with switchable heat path

Discussed generally herein are devices that include a switchable heat path. A device can include a device skin, a circuit board, a plurality of components on the circuit board, and a switchable heat path situated between the components and the device skin, the switchable heat path configured to be switched between an on state and an off state, the switchable heat path configured to conduct a first amount of heat from the components to the device skin when in the on state and configured to conduct a second, lesser amount of heat from the components to the device skin when in an off state..

Dummy contacts to mitigate plasma charging damage to gate dielectrics

A method of limiting plasma charging damage on ics. A die includes gate stacks on active areas defined by a field dielectric.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Plasma device

The plasma device includes a vessel with the first and second molds facing to each other. A work is sealed in the closed first and second molds.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Memory with bit line short circuit detection and masking of groups of bad bit lines

Techniques and memory devices are provided in which bit line short circuits are detected and groups of bit lines are masked off. A process tests groups of bit lines which are connected to a sense circuit.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Semiconductor device and semiconductor system

A semiconductor system includes a first semiconductor device and a first semiconductor device. The first semiconductor device outputs a clock, a chip selection signal and addresses.
Sk Hynix Inc.

Using pattern recognition to reduce noise in a 3d map

To reduce the random noise in a depth map that is rendered using colors to convey the various depths, pattern recognition may be used to selectively apply noise reduction or to modulate the strength of the noise reduction. In this way, the potential adverse effect on the detail/sharpness of the image can be ameliorated.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Data masking systems and methods

Embodiments include a method for data masking such as receiving, by a first data masking component, data including unmasked data for a first attribute, the first data masking component including a data set and a masking algorithm; generating, by the first data masking component, masked attribute data for the first attribute by applying the masking algorithm to the unmasked data associated with the first attribute using the data set; and replacing, by the first data masking component, the data for the first attribute in the first data with the masked attribute data.. .

Method, apparatus and computer readable storage medium having instructions for processing data collected by a motor vehicle

A method, an apparatus and a computer-readable storage medium having instructions for processing data captured by a motor vehicle. In a first operation, a datum captured by a motor vehicle is received.
Volkswagen Ag

Optical stack including reflecting-absorbing polarizer

Optical stacks are described. In particular, optical stacks including reflecting-absorbing polarizers and quarter-wave plates are disclosed.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Tsm biosensor to ex-vivo characterize the viscoelastic properties of skin

The invention concerns a thickness shear mode (tsm) biosensor (1) which comprises an ex vivo living skin explant (2), the skin explant (2) comprising at least one of the skin layers among: hypodermis, dermis (2a), epidermis (2b) and the stratum corneum (2c), a tsm transducer (3) which comprises: an at cut quartz resonator 3c which has two opposite exterior surfaces (3a,3b), and two conducting electrodes (4a, 4b), each conducting electrode being deposited on one of the two exterior surfaces (3a,3b), the tsm transducer (3) allowing to determine micro rheological characteristics of the living skin explant (2) by piezoelectric transducing using shear waves, the tsm transducer (3) presenting: measuring means (30), monitoring and calculating means (31) which monitor an evolution in time of an electrical response of the living skin explant (2), and which calculate in time, from the electrical response, micro rheological characteristics of the living skin explant (2), a bottom surface of the skin explant (2) being in contact with the tsm transducer (3), a top surface of the skin explant (2) being in contact with air.. .
Centre De Recherches Biologiques Et D'experimentations Cutanees

Methods and devices for micro-isolation, extraction, and/or analysis of microscale components in an array

Provided herein are devices and methods for the micro-isolation of biological cellular material. A micro-isolation device described can comprise a photomask that protects regions of interest against dna-destroying illumination.
Curate Biosciences Llc

Methods and devices for micro-isolation, extraction, and/or analysis of microscale components in an array

Provided herein are devices and methods for the micro-isolation of biological cellular material. A micro-isolation device described can comprise a photomask that protects regions of interest against dna-destroying illumination.
Curate Biosciences Llc

Peptide for suppressing osteoclast differentiation and use thereof

The peptide of the present invention performs a function, which is the same as or similar to that of natural interleukin (il)-3, and has superior skin permeability due to the small size thereof. In addition, the peptide of the present invention suppresses the activation of nf-κb and nuclear transition by inhibiting the receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa-b ligand (rankl)-rank signaling pathway, and suppresses the expression of a rankl or an inflammatory cytokine-induced tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase (trap), cathepsin k, or tnf receptor type 1 or type 2, thereby inhibiting osteoclast differentiation depending on the treatment concentration.
Caregen Co., Ltd.

Self-cleaning coating composition

The present invention relates to compositions with self-cleaning properties. More particularly, the invention concerns coatings or paints comprising particles coated with a catalytically active composition.
Dyrup A/s

Monolithically integrated multi-sensor device on a semiconductor substrate and method therefor

A monolithically integrated multi-sensor (mims) is disclosed. A mims integrated circuit comprises a plurality of sensors.
Versana Micro Inc.

Vacuum skin packaging of a product arranged on a support

A machine for vacuum skin packaging a product is arranged on a support. The support has a sidewall with at least one hole.
Cryovac, Inc.

Polymer encased smokeless tobacco products

Methods for encasing bodies including smokeless tobacco or a tobacco substitute with a polymeric casing can include coating a compressed body with microfibers, applying tubular casings to compressed bodies, printing netting and webs on compressed bodies, injection molding around compressed bodies, applying a webbing to compressed bodies, placing compressed bodies into a skin forming bath, and including thermoplastic polymers in a compressed body.. .
Altria Client Services Llc

Boundary layer ingestion integration

Systems and methods for integrating boundary layer ingestion (bli) apparatus into an aircraft (1) are disclosed. The longerons (34) in the aft fuselage (18) may be extended to support an aft propulsor (20).
The Boeing Company

Aircraft

The present disclosure relates to an aircraft comprising a passenger module, and also a method of protecting a passenger on an aircraft. The passenger module is configured to be ejected through a skin of the aircraft in response to an ejection command.
Goodrich Corporation

Leading edge ice-protection system

An ice-protection system for an aerodynamic structure for an aircraft comprising: an outer skin defined by a leading edge point and a trailing edge point that are interconnected by an upper skin and a lower skin, an internal chamber defined within the outer skin configured to be in fluid communication with the atmosphere external to the outer skin via an inlet and an outlet, and at least one air heater provided within the chamber in proximity to the inlet, wherein during use, a pressure differential exists between the inlet and the outlet that causes external air to flow through the chamber from the inlet to the outlet, and wherein the heater is configured to heat the air passing through the inlet such that the temperature of the air in the chamber is sufficiently increased so as to prevent ice accretion on the outer skin.. .
Airbus Operations Gmbh

Aircraft having a rear section with a continuous skin for the fuselage and the vertical tail plane

An aircraft rear section (20) including a fuselage rear section (21) extending from the rear pressure bulkhead (23) to the end of the fuselage and an empennage (12) including at least a vertical tail plane (13). An aircraft rear section (20) with a continuous skin (31) is formed by two lateral sides placed symmetrically with respect to the middle vertical plane of the aircraft, each side including an upper portion (26) for the torsion box (14) of the vertical tail plane (13), a lower portion (28) for the fuselage rear section (21) and a transition portion (27) between the upper and lower portions (26, 28).
Airbus Operations S.l.

Print element substrate, printhead, and image forming apparatus

A print element substrate that includes a plurality of heaters and a plurality of temperature sensors provided in correspondence with a plurality of nozzles, comprises: a selecting unit that selects one temperature sensor from the plurality of temperature sensors and output a temperature signal; a determining unit that determines a discharge state of the nozzle based on the temperature signal output by the selecting unit; an outputting unit that, based on a determination result output from the determining unit, externally outputs a signal indicating the discharge state of the nozzle corresponding to the selected temperature sensor; and a masking unit that, in accordance with a change in selection of the temperature sensor by the selecting unit, masks the determination result output from the determining unit to the outputting unit during a predetermined time from a timing of the change.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Method for preparing an asymmetric membrane

The present invention provides a method for the preparation of an asymmetric membranes. More particularly, the new method relates to the use of a crosslinker contacted via vapour or liquid phase with the surface layer of a cast polymer film, followed by the immersion of said film in a coagulation bath.
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Optical treatment device

An injection needle has an opening at a distal end thereof the injection needle and defines a hole. An optical fiber is configured to output a light from a light source and inserted in the hole.
Jmec Co., Ltd.

Atmospheric-pressure plasma apparatus

An atmospheric-pressure plasma apparatus for skin care includes a roller electrode rotating in contact with a skin and having a surface coated with a dielectric material. A rotation shaft support part is electrically connected to the roller electrode and supports a rotation shaft of the roller electrode.
Plabio Co., Ltd.

Apparatus for wound therapy that forms a chamber over the wound

Method and apparatus for protecting and treating wounds are provided. A housing is adapted to be adhesively secured over the wound of an injured or infected person.

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.

Medical device securement system and method

A medical device securement system is configured to secure medical devices such as catheters in place. The securement system includes an anchor pad that attaches to a patient's skin.
Maddoc Medical Products, Inc.

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

Injectable composition of factor vii and fillers

The present invention concerns an injectable composition comprising fvii and a filler, and its use for preventing or treating body and skin defects, especially folds, wrinkles, skin depressions and scars, while diminishing, decreasing or avoiding skin reactions due to injection, specially redness, ecchymosis, bruising, bleeding, erythema, oedema, necrosis, ulceration, swelling and/or inflammation.. .
Laboratoire Français Du Fractionnement Et Des Biotechnologies

Collagen dough and producing collagen dough containing chitosan

A hydrolyzed collagen dough produced from bovine collagen and methods for producing the collagen dough from bovine hides is provided. The collagen dough comprises water, bovine collagen, sodium benzoate and hydrochloric acid.
Nitta Casings Inc.

Liquid or gel delivery devices

A delivery device is for intermittently delivering materials such as liquids or gels over a sustained period of time to a surface in a controlled way. The surface mountable delivery device is capable of delivering, an antimicrobial agent to protect surfaces from microbial contamination and/or to disinfect surfaces, e.g.
Surfaceskins Limited

Compositions and methods for the treatment of wounds, disorders, and diseases of the skin

The present disclosure relates, in part, to pharmaceutical compositions comprising one or more polynucleotides suitable for enhancing, increasing, augmenting, and/or supplementing the levels of collagen alpha-1 (vii) chain polypeptide and/or lysyl hydroxylase 3 polypeptide and/or keratin type i cytoskeletal 17 polypeptide in a subject. The present disclosure also relates, in part, to pharmaceutical compositions and methods of use for providing prophylactic, palliative, or therapeutic relief of a wound, disorder, or disease of the skin in a subject, including a subject having, or at risk of developing, one or more symptoms of epidermolysis bullosa..
Krystal Biotech, Inc.

Pharmaceutical compositions and topical use thereof

The present invention relates to methods for the preparation of compositions comprising adipose tissue-derived secretions, for example those derived from bovine adipose tissue, and the use of such compositions in the preparation of a pharmaceutical composition for topical use. The invention also relates to the use of adipose tissue-derived secretions and pharmaceutical compositions thereof for the topical treatment of a non-inflammatory condition, for example the treatment of a skin condition, and for the stimulation of hair growth in a subject by topical application.
Cell Ideas Pty Ltd

Methods and compositions for topical delivery of prostaglandins to subcutaneous fat

Described herein are compositions comprising a prostaglandin fp receptor agonist (pfpra) compound and a fatty acid, e.g., oleic acid, that, when topically applied to the skin, locally delivers a therapeutically effective amount of the pfpra compound or active metabolite thereof to subcutaneous fat under the skin. The therapeutic effect is, for example, reduction of the subcutaneous fat under the skin.
Topokine Therapeutics, Inc.

Triazine derivatives as interferon-gamma inhibitors

The present invention relates to interferon-gamma (ifn-γ) inhibitors, and their utility in treating or controlling diseases that can be treated or controlled through inhibition of ifn-γ production, such as alzheimer's disease, prion diseases, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, uveitis, autoimmune skin diseases, psoriasis, sjögren's syndrome, crohn's disease, and type 1 diabetes mellitus. The compounds are of formula 1, 2 3, or are solvates, tautomers, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof..
University Of Greenwich

Small molecule analogs of the nemo binding peptide

The invention is directed to a method of inhibiting, within a living cell, the interaction between nf-κb essential modulator (“nemo”) with iκb kinase-β (ikk-β) at the nemo binding domain (nbd), comprising exposing the cell to an effective amount or concentration of a compound of the invention, a nemo-binding domain analog (nbda). The invention is further directed to a method of treating a condition in a patient, wherein inhibiting the interaction between nf-κb essential modulator (“nemo”) with iκb kinase-β (ikk-β) at the nemo binding domain (nbd) is medically indicated, comprising administering to the patient an effective dose of a compound of the invention.
The Scripps Research Institute

Treatment of inflammatory lesions in subjects afflicted with moderate to severe acne

Provided is a regimen for therapeutic treatment of inflammatory acne lesions in a subject afflicted with moderate to severe acne. The regimen can include topically applying to said subject's skin, as active ingredients, 0.3% by weight adapalene and 2.5% by weight benzoyl peroxide, combined in a single formula that delivers said active ingredients together to achieve, in a group of such subjects, a decrease of at least about 80% in the number of said subjects having nodules and/or cysts after treatment with said regimen, wherein said percents by weight are relative to the weight of the single formula, and wherein said single formula is applied once or twice daily for a period of about 12 weeks..
Galderma Research & Development

Transdermal delivery formulation

The invention provides compositions and methods for delivering vitamin d to a human subject. In one embodiment the invention provides a transdermal patch for the transdermal administration of vitamin d comprising: (a) a backing layer that serves as the outer surface of the patch during use; (b) an adhesive drug reservoir layer for affixing the patch to human skin; and (c) a release liner, which upon removal exposes the adhesive drug reservoir layer.
Trs Ii, Llc

Formulations of propranolol and analogs as an amorphous melt or ionic liquid for transdermal drug delivery

Melts or ionic liquids containing amorphous propranolol, topical formulations and patches for transdermal drug delivery, and methods of making and using thereof are described herein. The melts or ionic liquids may be in a topical drug delivery formulation or patch to be applied to the skin.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Cavitation seed for drug delivery, and drug delivery method using same

A cavitation seed for drug delivery, and a drug delivery method using the same are disclosed. The cavitation seed according to the present invention comprises: a shell which forms the outer surface thereof to maintain the outer shape thereof within a fluid; and a core which is located inside the shell to determine buoyancy of the cavitation seed within the fluid.
Pacific System Co., Ltd.

Skin rejuvenation and defense systems and methods

A skin defense system and a skin rejuvenation and defense system. The skin rejuvenation and defense system includes a skin rejuvenation application and a skin defense application that work together synergistically to rejuvenate and defend the skin from environmental insults that can accelerate the aging process and deprive the skin of its vitality.
Maple Mountain Group, Inc.

Cytomimetic formulations and methods of manufacturing the same

A cytomimetic formulation is provided comprising at least two of: (a) a fermented truffle extract; (b) a plurality of hyaluronic acids of different molecular weight, ranging from 50 kda up to 2000 kda; (c) an olive leaf extract in a mineral-containing water; and (d) a fermented grape must. The formulations mimic the skin cytoplasmic environment and create optimal conditions for cellular growth and skin rejuvenation.
Mitani Group, Inc.

Oil-in-water emulsion composition

The present invention relates to a composition in the form of an o/w emulsion, comprising: (a) at least one hydrocarbon-based block copolymer comprising at least one styrene block and at least one block comprising units chosen from butadiene, ethylene, propylene, butylene and isoprene or a mixture thereof, which are optionally hydrogenated; (b) at least one film-forming linear ethylenic polymer devoid of styrene; (c) at least one oil; and (d) water. The composition according to the present invention can maintain the form of an o/w emulsion for a long period of time, and can exhibit good cosmetic properties such as soft feeling to the touch, uniform adhesion to the skin and long lasting cosmetic effects..
L'oreal

Eye makeup cosmetic composition with anti-creasing action and improved sustaining power and preparing same

The present invention relates to an eye makeup cosmetic composition with an anti-creasing action and improved sustaining power and a method for preparing the same and, specifically, to an eye makeup cosmetic composition with an anti-increasing action and improved sustaining power and a method for preparing the same, wherein the eye makeup cosmetic composition prevents the generation of creases by containing a fluorine-based derivative, improves the adhesive property to the skin, enhances sustaining power through a thin film coated on the skin, stabilizes the fluorine-based derivative by containing a hydrophobic silica ingredient, maintains a smooth feeling of use and clear color when coated on the skin, and enhances the absorptive power of the fluorine-based derivative by containing the fluorine-based derivative and the hydrophobic silica, and thus can display clear eye makeup while the colors on the skin are not smeared or wiped away for a long period of time.. .
Coson Co., Ltd.

Composition comprising an associative thickener

The present invention relates to a composition, preferably a cosmetic composition for a keratin substance, preferably skin, comprising: (a) at least one associative thickener; (b) at least one specific alkyleneoxide derivative; i(c) at least one nonionic surfactant, other than (b), with an hlb value of 13.0 or less; and (d) water. The composition according to the present invention can prevent soaping and can provide excellent texture, when used, while providing sufficient thickening or gelling effects..
L'oreal

Solubilizing agents for active or functional organic compounds

Wherein r is c5-c10 cycloalkyl or linear or branched alkylcycloalkyl, wherein the ring size is c5-c7; r1, r2, and r3 are each independently selected from the group consisting of h, and linear or branched c1-c4 alkyl, provided that at least two of r1, r2, r3 are h; wherein the solubilizing compound is present in an amount effective to solubilize said functional active. Also disclosed is a method for treating skin, lips, nails, hair, ears, eyelashes, eyebrows and/or scalp with an effective amount of composition..

Aqueous skin care agent

An aqueous skin care agent 1 contains 4 to 85 mass % of water, 13 to 80 mass % of a magnetic powder and a thickener. The magnetic powder contains a ferromagnetic ferrite as a main component and has a mean volume particle diameter being 20 to 100 μm as determined from a particle size distribution obtained by a laser diffraction scattering method.
Mtg Co., Ltd.

Composition and application in baby lotion thereof

The present disclosure relates to a composition and application in baby lotion thereof. The composition consists of allantoin, grapefruit seed extract and garlic extract; the composition of the present invention effectively moisturizes the skin and reduces redness of skin allergy.
Shanghai Children's Nutrition Center Co., Ltd

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.

Method of medical treatment of a patient under total submergence in water completely surrounding and affecting the patient's organism

The invention relates to a medical use of water exerting a hydrostatic pressure higher than 1.1 bar, completely surrounding and affecting a patient's organism under total submergence, for use in prophylaxis, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and therapy of disorders, defects and injuries of skeletal system, arthroskeletal system, musculoskeletal system and other body systems such as circulatory system, nervous system, immune system, as well as pain conditions, such as migraine, myalgia and neuralgia, skin diseases, fertility disorders, potency dysfunctions, as well as overweight, obesity and defects of posture. According to the invention the hydrostatic pressure of water is preferably higher than 1.2 bar, and the patient is human being.

Cupping apparatus

The apparatus for cupping includes a cupping bell, a suction chamber, and a piston member with a handle and piston skirt. The suction chamber connects to the cupping bell, and actuation of the piston member through the suction chamber creates a vacuum in the cupping bell.

Personal massage apparatuses configured to generate stochastic resonance vibration and methods of use

Personal massage apparatuses and methods of use are described herein. An example personal massage apparatus may include two or more motors configured to generate stochastic resonance vibration, which can be delivered to a human body through a first end of the personal massage apparatus.

Disposable absorbent articles having cuffs of improved stretch laminate structure

An absorbent article having longitudinal cuffs of improved structure is disclosed. The improved cuffs may be elasticized by a plurality of elastic strands that are substantially greater in number, closer in spacing, lower in pre-strain, and lower in decitex, or any combination of these, as compared with those in conventional articles.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Wound closing bandage

A wound closing bandage may include a first member and a second member, each with a first end and a second end. The first member and the second member may be positioned adjacent to one another and secured in an optimal initial position with respect to one another by way of a locator tab.
Abelbeck Partners, Ltd

Heating pad

An improved heating pad which minimizes or eliminates skin burns due to improper uses in one or more of several ways: by monitoring a total electric power input or output of the heating pad; by monitoring an absolute temperature of each surface of the heating pad; by monitoring a temperature difference between each surface of the heating pad, where a small temperature difference indicates that both sides of the heating pad are covered; and/or by monitoring the duty cycle of a heating element, where a large off portion of the duty cycle indicates both sides of the heating pad are covered.. .
Triodyne Safety Systems, Llc.

Micro-climate-managed skin care, including wound care

A skin care device includes a receptacle that includes an outlet port and defines a chamber that extends from the outlet port to a sump, which is defined by an impermeable portion of the receptacle, and is disposed for receiving one end of a tube inserted through the outlet port. Wicking material is received over a permeable portion of the receptacle for location over a particular region of the skin.
Purewick Corporation

Dynamic taping inhibition and elicitation of skeletal muscle tone

Is a taping method that follows a specific set of rules based on anatomical and physiological patterns in humans. This taping method causes a change in skeletal muscle tone in the human body, when tape is directly applied to the skin of the human body over targeted tendons and surrounding structures going over joints.

Nasal prosthesis and manufacturing the same

The present application discloses a nasal prosthesis and a method for manufacturing the same. The nasal prosthesis includes a nasal bridge element, and the nasal bridge element includes an attachment surface configured to be attached to a muscle tissue of a human nasal bridge and an outer surface configured to be attached to a skin tissue of the human nasal bridge.
Shenzhen Han's 3d Technology Co., Ltd.

Cryogenic blunt dissection methods and devices

A point of incision is created within tissue, the tissue having a temporoparietal fascia-deep temporoparietal fascia layer (tpf-sdtf) beneath skin and a temporal branch of a target nerve extending along a portion of the tpf-sdtf, the point of incision being laterally displaced from the target nerve. A cryogenic probe having a distal tip extending from an elongated body is inserted into the point of incision.
Myoscience, Inc.

Methods of augmenting, reducing, and repairing bone with thermoplastic materials

A method for augmenting a tissue including introducing into the tissue a first thermoplastic material at a first condition; treating the first thermoplastic material to achieve a second condition that includes an at least partially crystalline skin; and introducing a second material into the tissue whereby the first thermoplastic material and the second material are contained by the at least partially crystalline skin. Also a method of fracture reduction in a tissue including exposing to gamma radiation a mass of polycaprolactone characterized by a first shape; heating the mass of irradiated polycaprolactone above its melting temperature; introducing the heated mass of polycaprolactone into the tissue annulus to deform it from the first shape; allowing the material to return to the first shape..
Depuy Synthes Products, Inc.

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

Implant remover

Disclosed herein is a tool for removing an implanted item from beneath the skin, the tool comprising: a clamping device configured to engage with the skin to retain the implanted item in a known position relative to the tool; a cutting device for cutting an opening in the skin; and a gripping device configured to move through an opening in the skin and grip an implanted item; such that, in use, the implanted item is retained by the clamping device substantially in the known position and the cutting device creates an opening in the skin through which the gripping device then passes to grip an implanted item. Advantageously, the tool reduces the complexity of an implant removal process and does not require significant operator skill to use.
Removaid As

Magnetic wound closure device and use

A wound closure device using magnets to draw skin together. When two skin adhering magnets are placed on opposite sides of a wound in a polar opposite configuration, the magnets attract each other, thus drawing the skin underneath the magnets together and reapproximating wound edges.

Electronic apparatus, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and recording medium

In the electronic apparatus, a contact impedance compensation controller calculates a first compensation value and a second compensation value so that a resulting value obtained by adding a third resistance value between a measuring electrode and first skin to a first resistance value is equal to a resulting value obtained by adding a fourth resistance value between a reference electrode and second skin to a second resistance value, determines first information on the basis of the first compensation value, determines the second information on the basis of the second compensation value, and sends the first information to the first compensation circuit.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Electrode falloff detection

Systems for detecting contact between an electrode and a patient's skin using one or more contact detection schemes are provided. An example system can include an electrode assembly comprising at least one electrode configured to be disposed substantially proximate to the patient's skin and configured to at least one of sense an ecg signal of the patient and provide one or more therapeutic pulses to the patient, one or more sensors disposed on the electrode assembly and isolated from the electrode, the sensors configured to measure one or more properties to determine contact between the electrode and the patient's skin, and a controller configured to receive data representing the measured one or more properties and determine, based at least in part on the received data, whether the electrode is in contact with the patient's skin.
Zoll Medical Corporation

Contact-type sensor

The present invention limits measurement error and sensor element damage. When a contact-type sensor (200) is placed in contact with skin (10), a gap (200a) is formed between the skin (10) and a sensor element (214).
Omron Corporation

Regional oximetry sensor

A regional oximetry sensor has a sensor head attachable to a patient skin surface so as to transmit optical radiation into the skin and receive that optical radiation after attenuation by blood flow within the skin. The sensor includes windows that press into the skin to maximize optical transmission.
Masimo Corporation

Device for measuring differences in conductivity

A device for measuring differences in conductivity that allows early detection of infectious/inflammatory periodental and/or apical diseases or in joint and/or muscle regions, before they can even be detected radiologically. The device has an electrical emitter in millivolts, with a given negative-peak square wave and a given frequency, both defined by a pulse width and interval between pulses, which, by means of two electrodes, one stationary and one movable, is able to produce a mild tingling sensation on the patient's skin immediately over the teeth apices or joint and/or muscle regions as well as dermatological, glandular and integumentary areas affected by inflammation and/or infection and display the intensity of the condition affecting the tissue to the professional on an illuminated scale display..
Dental Catch Iberica,s.l.

Physiological signal measuring method and physiological signal measuring device

A physiological signal measuring method and a physiological signal measuring device are provided. The physiological signal measuring method includes the following steps: a first inputting signal having a first frequency, a second inputting signal having a second frequency and a third inputting signal having a third frequency are respectively inputted to at least two electrode sheets attached on a skin.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Holding member and holding member set, masking member and masking member set, and photoacoustic apparatus

A photoacoustic apparatus is used that includes a light irradiating unit irradiating a subject that is part of an examinee with light; a probe receiving an acoustic wave generated from the subject irradiated with the light and outputs a signal; and a determining unit determining, based on information related to a specific light absorbing region on a surface of the subject, whether or not a masking member that optically masks the specific light absorbing region is arranged at a specific position.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Textured microfiber for skin-tightening film remover

Articles having microfiber exteriors are wetted with a removal formulation to remove long-wearing cosmetic films from facial features. Films include skin tightening films.
L'oreal

Stools, chairs, and methods using the same

An apparatus that supports a tattoo artist in a variety of positions to comfortably apply one or more tattoos to skin of a subject is herein disclosed. The apparatus can be reconfigured to optimally position and support the arms and/or chest of the tattoo artist.
Inkbed, Inc.

Packaged skin treatment composition and method

Wherein when the rod is extracted from the receptacle the treatment composition loads onto the applicator in an amount sufficient to permit application of the treatment composition containing the microscopic spherical structures to the treatment surface.. .

Gambrel

A gambrel for hanging an animal to be butcher or skinned, the gambrel having an adjustable length suspension bar from which lines extend to be wrapped around the legs of the animal to be butchered or skinned. The adjustable length suspension bar consists of one elongated member inserted into another elongated member.

Radio frequency handpiece for medical treatments

Aspect of the inventions may include a universal handpiece that can be coupled to pre-existing legacy rf signal generator systems to provide certain precision controlled radiofrequency therapies and treatments for skin. Further, another embodiment of the present invention may include an interchangeable electrode (tip section) with an array of distally insulated microneedles, conductive pads or smooth surface configurations which couple to the handpiece for allowing for heating of dermis without damage to the superficial epidermis.
Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.

Concurrent web based multitasking support for computing system

To support one or multiple users to perform multiple concurrent tasks within a single web-browser for system like ccdsvm, the software modules on systems of ccdsvm require to work and communicate together to collect resource information of ccdsvm, and to display them in each user's web-browser, and further to allow each user selecting the resource, initiating and submitting the tasks from said single web-browser; the software of ccdsvm needs to store each received task information into a user space task list and further to distribute each task to the target system for executing. In addition, software of ccdsvm needs to obtain associated conventional or non-conventional locks for each task and properly release these acquired locks one at a time in the order during each tasks executing up to the point when the tasks are finished..

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System for supplying power to at least one power distribution and data hub using a portable battery pack

A system for supplying power to at least one power distribution and data hub using a portable battery pack including 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

Mobile-based personal content protection apparatus and method thereof

Provided are a mobile-based personal content protection apparatus and method, in which a user sets a mobile terminal to prevent another user from photographing and using personal content with a camera included in the mobile terminal. The mobile-based personal content protection apparatus may include a camera view estimator, a peripheral information receiver, a personal content detector, and a personal content masking unit.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Forwarding of multicast packets in a network

In one embodiment, multicast packets including, but not limited to, bit index explicit replication (bier) multicast packets, are forwarded in a network. An independent lookup operation is performed on each destination node identified in the received packet to determine a nexthop to which to forward a copy of the packet.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Method of producing pt alloy catalyst using protective coating of carbon layer and ozone

A method of producing a catalyst including a platinum-transition metal alloy on carbon, more specifically, a method of producing a carbon supported platinum alloy catalyst with high activity and superior durability includes coating a carbon-supported catalyst with an organic polymer as a material for a carbon layer, heat-treating the catalyst under a hydrogen-deficient atmosphere to convert the organic polymer into the carbon layer to prevent growth of catalyst particles caused by heat treatment through the carbon layer, allowing, at the same time, a transition metal supported together with platinum to be diffused into platinum particles to form a catalyst having a core-shell structure including a platinum skin layer on a surface thereof, and removing the carbon layer by ozone treatment after the heat treatment to induce an electrochemical reaction on the surface of the catalyst.. .
Industry-academy Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University

Self-aligned middle of the line (mol) contacts

Disclosed are methods and integrated circuit (ic) structures. The methods enable formation of a gate contact on a gate above (or close thereto) an active region of a field effect transistor (fet) and provide protection against shorts between the gate contact and metal plugs on source/drain regions and between the gate and source/drain contacts to the metal plugs.
Globalfoundries Inc.

Inductor and dc-dc converter

An inductor includes a core made from a metallic magnetic material, a wire wound around the core, a pair of outer electrodes coupled to respective end portions of the wire, a shielding member arranged so as to cover a top face and three or more side faces of the core, and an insulating member arranged between the core and the shielding member and having thermal conductivity. The thickness of the shielding member is set by applying the electric resistivity and permeability of the shielding member and the frequency of noise desired to be shielded to an expression for determining the depth of a skin of skin effect.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Sound masking device, vehicle, and sound masking method

Provided is a sound masking device that can effectively mask a noise at a predetermined position in a vehicle. Sound masking device includes: information acquisition unit that acquires frequency information indicating a frequency of a noise; signal source that generates a masker signal in order to output a masker sound masking the noise; pitch shifting unit that performs pitch shifting on the masker signal according to the frequency information that has been acquired; first corrector that performs correction on the masker signal after the pitch shifting according to the predetermined position; and output unit that outputs the masker signal after the correction..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Acoustic attenuation panel made of an oxide ceramic composite material with a core made of an electrochemically-converted metal material

The present disclosure relates to a method for producing an acoustic attenuation panel having two outer skins made from a composite material with a ceramic matrix containing a fibrous reinforcement. The skins are assembled on each side of a central honeycomb core having walls forming acoustic cavities produced by at least partial electrochemical conversion of aluminum into aluminum oxide.
Safran Nacelles

Advanced lensless light-field imaging enabling a wide range of entirely new applications

Continuing a sequence of lensless light-field imaging camera patents beginning 1999, the present invention adds light-use efficiency, predictive-model design, distance-parameterized interpolation, computational efficiency, arbitrary shaped surface-of-focus, angular diversity/redundancy, distributed image sensing, plasmon surface propagation, and other fundamentally enabling features. Embodiments can be fabricated entirely by printing, transparent/semi-transparent, layered, of arbitrary size/curvature, flexible/bendable, emit light, focus and self-illuminate at zero-separation distance between (planar or curved) sensing and observed surfaces, robust against damage/occulation, implement color sensing without use of filters or diffraction, overlay on provided surfaces, provided color and enhanced multi-wavelength color sensing, wavelength-selective imaging of near-infrared/near-ultraviolet, and comprise many other fundamentally enabling features.

Memory controller for receiving differential data strobe signals and application processor having the memory controller

A memory controller for receiving a differential data strobe signal and an application processor having the memory controller are disclosed. The memory controller includes a strobe signal receiver configured to receive first and second strobe signals from a memory device as differential data strobe signal and output a first detection signal based on a level of each of the first and second strobe signals, a comparator configured to receive the second strobe signal and a reference voltage and compare a level of the second strobe signal with a level of the reference voltage to output a second detection signal, and a gate signal generator configured to generate a gate signal masking a portion of a period corresponding to the differential data strobe signal using the first detection signal and the second detection signal..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

System implantable under skin of a living organism

Disclosed is a system for enhancing features of a living organism and further communicating the features with an external device. The system includes a flexible printed circuit implanted under the skin of a living organism and a host placed in proximity of the living organism for powering the flexible printed circuit implant wirelessly utilizing alternating charges.

Antibodies specific for claudin 6 (cldn6)

The present invention provides antibodies useful as therapeutics for treating and/or preventing diseases associated with cells expressing claudin-6 (cldn6), including tumor-related diseases such as ovarian cancer, lung cancer, gastric cancer, breast cancer, hepatic cancer, pancreatic cancer, skin cancer, malignant melanoma, head and neck cancer, sarcoma, bile duct cancer, cancer of the urinary bladder, kidney cancer, colon cancer, placental choriocarcinoma, cervical cancer, testicular cancer, and uterine cancer.. .
Johannes Gutenberg-universitat Mainz

Skin-material fixing clip

There is provided a skin-material fixing clip for connecting a skin material with a cushion material and provided with a locking section and a hook. The hook is provided with an extension portion extending downward from the locking section and a claw-shaped portion extending laterally from a distal end of the extension portion.
Ykk Corporation

Novel container design with built-in overrun meter

The present invention describes a novel packaging container with a dual purpose used in conjunction with ice cream and frozen dessert mixes that do not require the use of ice cream machines. The container acts as a primary or secondary packaging for the powdered mixes in its first role, and as a foam creation and whisking vessel that contains indicators critical to the proper operation of the mixes, such as target overrun run level and or whisking target indicators for various types of desserts made using the mixes.
Tangent Foods International Limited

Stringer-frame intersection of aircraft body

Disclosed herein is a body of a mobile vehicle. The body includes skin, a stringer, and a frame.
The Boeing Company

Vehicle interior panel with sealed perforations

A vehicle interior panel includes a foam layer formed from a liquid foam precursor between a substrate and a visible decorative skin layer that has perforations formed therethrough. In some cases, the perforations are associated with a line of stitching sewn into and through the skin layer.
Faurecia Interior Systems, Inc.

Skin material for vehicle interior

There is provided a skin material for vehicle interior, which is woven from a side emission type optical fiber and a synthetic resin fiber, forms a design surface in a vehicle compartment and functions as an illumination. The skin material for vehicle interior is a skin material 10 for vehicle interior including a woven fabric woven by using a synthetic resin fiber and a side emission type optical fiber as warp or weft, wherein the ratio (ds/df) of the fineness (ds) of the synthetic resin fiber to the fineness (df) of the side emission type optical fiber ranges from 1.5 to 7.0.
Daiki Co., Ltd.

Door arm-rest for vehicles

A door arm-rest for vehicles may include a core forming appearance having an outside surface and an inside surface and combined with a door trim and a skin surrounding the core, wherein an upper surface of the core includes a plurality of cushion plates having a same polygonal section which respective neighboring sides are spaced apart in parallel with each other in a constant interval, and a plurality of bridges connecting the respective neighboring sides of the respective cushion plates.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Variable belt molding structure for vehicle door

A variable belt molding structure for a vehicle door, may include a skin disposed in a fixed quarter window and a rear door window formed in a rear door of a vehicle to have a width that is varied in a longitudinal direction; a carrier portion internally coupled to the skin to maintain air-tightness by being in contact with a window glass of the rear door window; a clip mounted to be internally coupled to the carrier portion and mounted in a door panel of the rear door; and a mounting clip coupled to a fixed quarter window bracket attached to the fixed quarter window.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Method for fabricating thermoplastic sandwich structural panel using thermoforming and compression molding

A method for making a structural sandwich panel includes the steps of positioning a first and second thermoplastic skin elements in overlying relationship with respect to a heated male and heated female die molds respectively. A first pressure reduction is applied between the first thermoplastic skin element and the heated male die mold and a second pressure reduction is applied between the second thermoplastic and the heated female die mold.
The Boeing Company

Transparent oriented polypropylene film with high moisture vapor and oxygen barrier properties

Described are transparent oriented polypropylene films with improved barrier properties and methods of making these films. The films and methods include a core layer comprising polypropylene, hydrocarbon resin, and polyethylene wax to improve moisture vapor barrier properties, an optional barrier layer comprising polar polymers to improve oxygen barrier properties, and optional skin layers to improve heat sealing, winding, printing, and/or adhesion..
Toray Plastics (america), Inc.

Blade with a varying cutting angle

A blade is described. This blade includes a substrate having two surfaces that meet at a cutting edge of the blade.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Hair trimmer with cutting guide

A hair cutting device comprises a blade portion and an adjustable cutting guide moveable with respect to the blade portion to provide a reference guide line on a user's skin/body to enable hair to be cut accurately at a predetermined angle or pattern.. .
Koninklike Philips N.v.

Beard trimmer with one or more rotary heads surrounded by combs having a particular shape and provided with a comb protection position

The present invention relates to a beard trimmer having a handle and a cover, as well as a cutting system with one or more vertical axis rotary cutting heads, said rotary cutting heads having a moving blade and a fixed blade, each head being surrounded by a crown-shaped comb, said comb being adjustable in height in order to adjust, in use, the distance between said blades and the skin, and thereby to adapt the cutting of the beard to the desired length, characterized in that the cover is movably mounted between a closed position and an open position on said handle such that the cover can be moved from an open position to a protection position where it is flush with the comb tines in order to store the device.. .
Babyliss Faco Sprl

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.

Apparatus and system for cleaning paint masking devices

A paint removal apparatus for cleaning paint from masking devices includes a support base having a plurality of engagement features that are each configured to securely engage at least one paint masking device. A spray nozzle is aimed in a fixed direction toward the support base and configured for spraying a pressurized stream of water at a desired velocity that removes paint from an exterior surface of at least one of the masking devices engaged at the support base.
J Squared Innovationz, Llc

Relating to flow optimized washcoating

A method of applying a non-homogenous catalyst coating to a surface is provided. The method may include partially masking the surface with a first template; applying a first washcoat slurry to those parts of the surface not masked by the first template; partially masking the surface with a second template; and applying a second washcoat slurry to those parts of the surface not masked by the second template..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Spray masking for rotors

A mask for masking a component at an annular boundary comprises a wall (90, 92) having an inner first rim portion having a first inner diameter (d1) and an outward rebate (140) adjacent the first rim portion.. .
United Technologies Corporation

Portable body-contact therapeutic device

The present invention relates to a portable body-contact therapeutic device comprising a main body having a first main body member and a second main body member combined in a clip form such that pants, panties or a belt are worn by being inserted between the opposing surfaces from one side, characterized in that in a state that the pants, the panties or the belt are worn by being inserted in the main body, the outer surface of the first main body member is formed toward the body outside and the outer surface of the second main body member is formed so as to contact the body skin, wherein a current output circuit for outputting a current is included on the inside of the main body, and a main body electrode pad to which the current outputted from the current output circuit is applied is formed in the outer surface of the second main body member. According to the present invention, it is possible to provide a portable body-contact therapeutic device which can easily be worn so as to directly contact the body, and which can maximize the therapy effect for each of various women's diseases..

Systems, devices, and methods including encapsulated cosmetics

Single layer and multilayer vesicles with actives inside are delivered into living tissue. Then, the vesicles are disrupted using ultrasound.
L'oreal

Methods for cosmetic, galvanic bath-assisted transfer of biologically-active substances

Methods are described for providing a cosmetic procedure to deliver biologically-active substances, such as hyaluronic acid, collagen, and elastin to dermal, intradermal, and subdermal regions of the skin in a safe and efficient manner. In an implementation, a method embodiment includes, but is not limited to, introducing an aqueous cosmetic solution to a galvanic bath, the aqueous cosmetic solution including one or more biologically-active substances; introducing an individual subject to the galvanic bath; and applying an electrical current via the galvanic bath to the aqueous cosmetic solution to introduce the one or more biologically-active substances to a skin surface of the individual subject..

Antiseptic applicator

An antiseptic applicator may include a handle, a sponge, and a usage indicator. The handle may be configured to store antiseptic solution.
Becton, Dickinson And Company

Applicator for treatments applied to animal skin

An applicator including a body with a hair separator and an application aperture. The hair separator and the application aperture are structured to expose a portion of the animal's skin so that the user can see how much of a treatment is being applied and ensure the treatment is applied substantially to the animal's skin..

Temporary retention device

A retention device for anchoring indwelling catheters, sheath introducers, feeding tubes, ostomy bags or other medical devices beneath the skin of a patient includes an deployable section coupled to a medical device; following introduction into a patient, the deployable section is subcutaneously deployed, securely anchoring the device and coupled medical device for the duration of treatment.. .
Interrad Medical, Inc.

Securement dressing for vascular access device with skin adhesive application window

Catheter securement dressings that aid in applying skin adhesive to a catheter insertion site are described. Catheter securement dressings can include a first dressing layer that secures a position of a catheter at a catheter insertion site following catheterization.
Becton, Dickinson And Company

Safety device with collapsible housing and trigger activation

Drug delivery safety devices having trigger activation systems activated by pressure against the skin of a patient and which automatically shield the needle after withdrawing the needle from the skin of the patient.. .
Becton, Dickinson And Company

R-spondin agonist-mediated hair growth

Cosmetic skin and hair care compositions for enhancing the growth and appearance of mammalian hair in an individual are provided, which compositions comprise a dose of an r-spondin agonist effective to promote anagen phase of the hair cycle.. .
Ulixa, Inc.

Compositions of herbal formulations and uses thereof

Disclosed herein are herbal formulations for relief from symptoms of skin disease. The formulations can also be combined with an active or inactive pharmaceutical ingredient, and/or a pharmaceutically acceptable excipient..
Haus Bioceuticals, Inc.

Therapeutic treatment of skin disease with recombinant commensal skin microorganisms

The invention relates to methods for treating or preventing abnormal skin conditions in a human in need thereof, comprising administering a cell culture composition comprising a living culture of bacteria comprising at least one engineered strain that produces a recombinant polypeptide for therapeutic treatment of the abnormal skin condition. The invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions containing, as the active principle, engineered microorganisms expressing non-vaccinogenic pharmacologically active recombinant therapeutic polypeptides in order to treat or prevent abnormal skin conditions..
Azitra

Cosmetic antioxidant formulation for topical use comprising an association of plant extracts, use thereof

The present invention provides stable antioxidant cosmetic formulations for topical use comprising green tea extract in combination with additional active compounds having the surprising ability to exert antioxidant effect on the skin, the use said formulations, as well as a method for reducing and/or preventing oxidative stress in keratinous tissues.. .
Natura Cosméticos S.a.

Cosmetic compositions

Disclosed are compositions and methods for their use that can be used individually or in combination. The compositions have the ability to treat a wide range of skin and skin conditions, and particularly men's skin..
Mary Kay Inc.

Compositions for providing improved sunscreen protection

Topical compositions with improved sun protection factor and uva protection factor are described. The compositions have sunscreen and polymer of d-glucose and/or nonionic, branched heteroglycan and specific diol compounds to enhance skin protection benefits..
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever

Cosmetic method and dermatological topical agent for use therein, migration imparting agent, and screening components for use in cosmetic improving skin state

The present invention relates to a cosmetic method comprising applying a migration imparting agent for adipose-derived stem cells to the skin, thereby allowing adipose-derived stem cells to migrate to the dermal layer and improving a skin condition. The present invention also relates to an external skin preparation for use in the cosmetic method, the external skin preparation comprising a migration imparting agent allowing adipose-derived stem cells to migrate to the dermal layer by application to the skin.
Rohto Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

N-aralkylcarbonyldiamine compounds and personal care compositions comprising the same

A personal care composition comprising n-aralkylcarbonyldiamines. When such compounds are used in personal care compositions, they have been unexpectedly shown to enhance cell proliferation and epidermal thickness, traits associated with younger, healthy looking skin..
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever

Use of gingerone or derivatives thereof for reducing or delaying the signs of skin ageing

As an agent for reducing and/or delaying the signs of skin ageing.. .

Microneedle delivery system and method

A microneedle device suitable for application to the skin and methods for using the same. The microneedles are made of one or more biocompatible polymers that optionally provide a cosmetic benefit when dissolved within the skin.
University Medical Pharmaceuticals Corp.

Skin cleanser

A skin cleanser includes a surface, such as a silicone surface, with at least one textured portion for transmitting vibrational tapping to the skin. The skin cleanser includes at least one oscillating motor for generating the tapping motion to the skin.

Cosmetic device

The present invention provides a cosmetic device having a massage function by rolling a roller disposed to a main body part, a suction function with a suction unit, and a stimulation function by outputting a stimulation signal with the roller. Since these functions can be combined and performed in use, the cosmetic device can synergistically exert an effect of dissolving cellulite of user's skin and releasing fascia.
Unish Inc.

Layered therapy bandage

The subject device is an integrated therapy system in a bandage-like package optimized for specific medical conditions or diseases. The device is designed around a layered package and delivers optimum medications and healing conditions to the skin or another membrane.

Foaming agents and compositions containing fluorine substituted olefins, and methods of foaming

Various uses of fluoroalkenes, including tetrafluoropropenes, particularly (hfo-1336) in a variety of applications, including as blowing agents for integral skin foams are disclosed.. .
Honeywell International Inc.

Eye 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 brainstem activity is provided. 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.

Noninvasive ambulatory measurement of urine using broadband electrical spectroscopy

The invention provides a urine sensing device and methods therefor to estimate the volume of urine in a bladder in a non-invasive, real time manner. The urine sensing device comprises plurality of drive electrodes and sensors configured to be positioned in contact with or proximal to skin of the abdomen region of a human such that the relative positions of the drive electrodes and the sensors are known.

Liquid application assembly

A liquid application assembly having interchangeable head members designed to perform a predetermined function, releasably attached it to a distal end of a main body member, insert a chosen liquid into an interior volume of the main body member, attach a cap member to a proximal end of an elongated tube member, and activate a pump member to thereby force the liquid into a contact portion of the chosen interchangeable head member to then apply the liquid to the skin of the user using via the contact portion.. .

Symmetrical skin scraper

The invention relates to a skin scraper in the form of a blade, characterized in that said blade has two long sides a and b and two smaller sides c and d, the sides a and be having the same shape.. .

Apple tree named 'bay 4210'

A new and distinct malus domestica (borkh.) variety that bears fruits having a yellow skin color and good eating and keeping qualities.. .
Walters Gardens, Inc.

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Retention force increasing components

An external component of a prosthesis, including a first module including a functional component and first structure including magnetic material. The first module is configured to be retained against skin via a magnetic field at least partially generated by a magnet implanted in a recipient that interacts with the magnetic material of the first structure, the first module including a skin interfacing surface configured to interact with skin of the recipient when the first module is retained against the skin of the recipient, a second module including a second structure including magnetic material configured to enhance magnetic retention of the external component to skin of a recipient, wherein the second module is removably attached to the first module and visible from an outside of the external component when the second module is attached to the first module and when viewed from a side opposite the skin interfacing side..

Dialog enhancement complemented with frequency transposition

A method, a system and a computer program product are disclosed for enhancing an audio signal in relation to a hearing impairment. An input signal is obtained comprising input sub-band signals in a frequency range comprising a source range and a target range.
Dolby International Ab

Infrared detector with increased image resolution

An apparatus for increasing the resolution of at least one portion of a cryogenically cooled and vacuum-sealed infrared imaging detector including a two-dimensional detector array having a fill factor value, the portion of the array successively exposed to an image scene to acquire multiple infrared imaging samples of the scene, a masking filter having a single pattern, disposed between the array and the image scene and operative to reduce the fill factor value of the portion of the array by a fill factor reduction amount (ffra), an optical element disposed between the masking filter and the image scene, a directional angle shifter for shifting an angle at which the imaging samples are directed onto the portion of the array thereby successively shifting the image scene relative to the portion of the array between each of the imaging samples by a shifting increment corresponding to the ffra and a processor.. .
Elbit Systems Electro-optics Elop Ltd.

Vehicle photographic chamber

A circular dome for photographing vehicles includes curved frames that support a skin. Contoured walls offset from the curved frames to define a recess adapted to receive cameras and lights for photographing vehicles around a perimeter of the dome.

Two-piece electrical connector

Implementations of a two-piece electrical connector are provided. In some implementations, the two-piece electrical connector may be used to conductively connect two electronic devices (e.g., audio equipment).

Magazine management device, disc device, and magazine management system

A magazine management device stores a plurality of magazines in which a plurality of optical discs is housed. The magazine management device includes a case that supports the plurality of magazines, a plurality of partitions that divides the case so as to form a plurality of regions in which the magazines can be stored one by one, an antenna that transmits a radio wave for asking a radio identifier provided to the magazine for a response and receives a radio wave of the response transmitted from the radio identifier, and an arithmetic processor that receives information obtained from the radio wave of the response received by the antenna..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Infant health monitor patch with microphone

The system of the preferred embodiments is a young child monitoring device including: at least one microphone designed to be temporarily attached in contact with at least one of the skin and the clothing of a user; a radio transmission circuit wired in electrical communication with the microphone and adapted to transmit a signal from the microphone via radio waves; an electromagnetic induction circuit designed to generate power by induction from radio waves; a temporary attachment including at least one of a) an adhesive patch, b) a clip, c) adhesive tape, d) a patch comprising at least the hooks of a hook and loop fastener and designed to attach at least the microphone to the user; a base station including a radio receiver adapted to receive a signal generated by the radio transmission circuit, wherein the base station is designed to at least one of i) notify a caregiver, ii) generate an audio alert, iii) generate a visual alert, iv) send an alert to a mobile electronic device associated with a caregiver, v) send an alert to a headset worn by a caregiver and adapted to play audio for the caregiver.. .

Image calibration for skin lesions

A digital image is captured. The captured digital image includes a calibration pattern.

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium

An image capture apparatus 1 is provided with a skin score calculation processing unit 53. The skin score calculation processing unit 53 segments a face region of a person included in an image into a plurality of segmented regions having a uniform size in a predetermined proportion to a size of the face region.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

Device and the direct optical recording of live skin areas

A device and method for direct optical recording of live skin areas, particularly of fingerprints or handprints, is disclosed. A novel possibility for direct optical recording of human skin prints with forensic quality where interference through ambient light is excluded is achieved in that, from a skin area to be recorded, image data of a calibration image generated under homogeneous illumination from an areal source and ambient light that may be present are read out from the sensor array, an adapted illumination pattern is calculated by means of the stored calibration image such that, through application of the adapted illumination pattern, a two-dimensionally structured illumination pattern is generated to minimize the influence of the ambient light and to homogenize the illumination at least of the deposited skin print, wherein an illumination array is controlled in individual light-emitting elements or in groups of light-emitting elements with the calculated illumination pattern..
Jenetric Gmbh

Method and system for multi-label classification

A method for performing multi-label classification includes extracting a feature vector from an input vector including input data by a feature extractor, determining, by a label predictor, a relevant vector including relevant labels having relevant scores based on the feature vector, updating a binary masking vector by masking pre-selected labels having been selected in previous label selections, applying the updated binary masking vector to the relevant vector such that the relevant label vector is updated to exclude the pre-selected labels from the relevant labels, and selecting a relevant label from the updated relevant label vector based on the relevant scores of the updated relevant label vector.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

End of session detection in an augmented and/or virtual reality environment

In an augmented reality and/or a virtual reality system, termination of a virtual session, and/or suspension of a virtual session, may be detected based on detection of a position and/or orientation of a head mounted display device, and/or movement and position/orientation of the head mounted display device worn by the user. Follow on processing, and/or supplemental tasking, associated with the recently terminated virtual session, may be automatically initiated in response to the detection of the termination and/or suspension of the virtual session, without user intervention and/or manual input of a command instructing the system to initiate processing..
Google Inc.

Wearable electronic devices and components thereof

Embodiments of wearable electronic devices, components thereof, and related systems and techniques are disclosed herein. For example, a wearable electronic device may include a wearable support structure having a first surface and a second surface; a first electrode located at the first surface, wherein, when the wearable electronic device is worn by a user on a portion of the user's body, the first electrode is arranged to contact the users skin in the portion of the users body; a second electrode located at the second surface, wherein, when the wearable electronic device is worn by a user on the portion of the users body, the second electrode is arranged to not contact the users skin in the portion of the users body; and a resistance switch having first and second input terminals coupled to the first and second electrodes, respectively.
Intel Corporation

Multi-stage test response compactors

Disclosed herein are exemplary embodiments of a so-called “x-press” test response compactor. Certain embodiments of the disclosed compactor comprise an overdrive section and scan chain selection logic.
Mentor Graphics Corporation

Methods for diagnosis and prognosis of cancers of epithelial origin

Adam 12 expression and activity are up regulated in patients that have cancers of epithelial origin, such as breast cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, liver cancer, bladder cancer, pancreatic cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, lung cancer, and skin cancer, as well as others: accordingly, the present invention is directed to methods for prognostic evaluation, and diagnosis of cancers of epithelial origin. In particular, the presence of adam 12 in a biological sample is indicative of cancer of epithelial origin.
Children's Medical Center Corporation

Sealing cooling inner fixed structure

An inner fixed structure (ifs) seal arrangement may comprise an ifs comprising an inner skin, and outer skin, and a cellular core located between the inner skin and the outer skin, an ifs seal, a seal retainer configured to retain the ifs seal, and a cooling flow channel disposed between the outer skin and the seal retainer.. .
Rohr, Inc.

High temperature seals for blanketless inner fixed structure

A method for installing an inner fixed structure (ifs) seal may comprise disposing a ceramic matrix composite (cmc) member over an inner skin of an ifs, disposing a seal retainer over the cmc member, and coupling the ifs seal to the seal retainer. The cmc member may be configured to thermally insulate the seal retainer from the ifs..
Rohr, Inc.

Aft flowing serpentine cavities and cores for airfoils of gas turbine engines

Core assemblies for manufacturing airfoils and airfoils made therefrom having an aft flowing serpentine hybrid skin core positioned relative to a plurality of core bodies and configured to define at least one serpentine cavity within the manufactured airfoil. The aft flowing serpentine hybrid skin core extends from a root region toward a tip region in a radial direction of the manufactured airfoil and the plurality of core bodies are positioned about the aft flowing serpentine hybrid skin core to form a shielding structure to thermally shield the aft flowing serpentine hybrid skin core in the manufactured airfoil..
United Technologies Corporation

Leading edge hybrid cavities and cores for airfoils of gas turbine engine

Core assemblies for manufacturing airfoils and airfoils made therefrom, the core assemblies having a leading edge hybrid skin core positioned relative to a plurality of core bodies and configured to define a leading edge cavity at a leading edge of the manufactured airfoil. The leading edge hybrid skin core extends from a root region toward a tip region in a radial direction, the leading edge hybrid skin core extends above at least one of the plurality of core bodies to define an exit in a tip region of the manufactured airfoil, and the leading edge hybrid skin core has a height-to-width ratio of about 0.8 or less..
United Technologies Corporation

Mark and papermaking belt made therefrom

A textured mask comprising a film. The film can have a first substantially continuously flat surface lying in a first plane and a second surface opposite the first surface lying in a second plane substantially parallel to the first plane.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Cell having ability to form stratified epithelial tissue, and producing same

To convert directly from a somatic cell into a cell having the ability to form stratified epithelial tissue that can act as outer skin of the body, a method for producing a cell having the ability to form stratified epithelial tissue is provided, the method including the step of introducing into a somatic cell at least one gene expressed relatively strongly in a cell having the ability to form stratified epithelial tissue.. .

Tray sealer

A tray sealer including a sealing station comprising a tool upper part, a clamping frame and a tool lower part. The tool upper part may surround a dome-shaped die used for deforming a skinnable top film.
Multivac Sepp Haggenmüller Se & Co. Kg

Aircraft stabilizer leading edge integration with torsion box and fuselage

An aircraft stabilizer (15, 17) with an enlarged area of laminar flow. The lateral skins (45a, 45b; 65a, 65b) of its torsion box (43; 63) include joggled areas (53a, 53b; 73a, 73b) as attachment areas of its leading edge (41; 61) which are arranged in a rearward position with respect to the forward most spar of the stabilizer (15, 17)..
Airbus Operations, S.l.

Methods and selective stiffness of vehicle suspension

A suspension assembly including a core member; and a skin member bonded on said core member. The skin member having a higher strength than the core member..
Fox Factory, Inc.

Improved producing a sandwich metal part having a non-developable shape

The invention relates to a method for producing a sandwich metal part (1) having a non-developable shape, the part comprising a metal honeycomb core (2) and two metal skins (4) arranged to either side of the core, the method comprising: a step of plastically deforming metal sheets (4′) for obtaining the two metal skins (4); then, a step of rigidly connecting the two skins (4) to the core (2).. .
Halcyon

Agile tooling

A system and manufactures are provided that augment various manufacturing processes by combining skinning techniques, for example from additive manufacturing methods, with modular substructures in order to provide cost and development time saving while not sacrificing end product material characteristics. Modular substructures provide a range of benefits from wide adaptability and reusability, to customized cooling channels within tooling systems.
Ohio State Innovation Foundation

Method for preparing the network-pore polyvinylidene fluoride membrane based on polyvinyl alcohol gel

A method for preparing the network-pore polyvinylidene fluoride membrane based on polyvinyl alcohol (pva) gel includes the steps of (1) mix and stir pva, masking agent and solvent, heat and dissolve the mixture evenly under 105 degree celsius to obtain a pva solution; (2) in the pva solution, add pvdf and pore-forming agent, where the rest shall be added with the solvent until the total mass fraction sum is 1, stir, heat and dissolve the solution evenly to obtain the homogeneous casting solution; (3) the casting solution is filtered, deaerated, phase-separated and solidified as membrane a; (4) removes the pva gel from membrane a to obtain membrane b; (5) membrane b is washed with water to remove the residual solvent to obtain the pvdf membrane with network-pore structure. The resulting pvdf membrane is an asymmetric membrane with an ultra-thin cortex and an interpenetrating network-pore sub-cortex structure..
Jiangsu Kaimi Membrane Technology Co., Ltd

High-intensity focused ultrasound device

A high-intensity focused ultrasound is configured such that a disposable separable cartridge is attached to and detached from the ultrasound device, so that a practitioner, i.e. A doctor, can obtain coordinates of a skin tissue of a subject using a scanner of an ultrasonic transducer and locate an accurate procedure point in real time.

Normal tissue toxicity reducing microbeam-broadbeam radiotherapy, skin's radio-response immunotherapy and mutated molecular apheresis combined cancer treatments

Normal tissue complications limit curative broadbeam radiotherapy to tumors including lung cancer. Radiation retinitis causing blindness limits quality of life and long term survival for patients with ocular melanoma.

Device for light based skin treatment

A device (10) for light based skin treatment is provided. The device (10) comprises a light source (18) for providing an incident light beam (21) for treating a skin (30), optical elements for focusing the incident light beam (21) in a focal point (22) inside the skin (30), and a skin interface element (11) for, during use of the device (10), providing optical coupling of the incident light beam (21) from the device (10) into the skin (30).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Insertable photoelectric device using absorption of light penetrating skin and electronic apparatus having same photoelectric device

An implantable photovoltaic device. The implantable photovoltaic device includes: at least two solar microcells configured to absorb sunlight; a thin film wire configured to connecting the at least two solar microcells to each other; a film configured to support the solar microcells; an upper encapsulation layer configured to encapsulate an upper side of the solar microcells and shield the solar microcells from the outside; and a lower encapsulation layer configured to encapsulate a lower side of the film and connect to the encapsulation layer.
Gwangju Institute Of Science And Technology

Skin treatment device

Disclosed is a skin treatment device including a treatment unit inserted into skin to stimulate the skin, a holder unit for detachably mounting the treatment unit thereonto to transfer a signal to the treatment unit, and a handpiece unit for mounting the holder unit thereonto to supply the signal to the holder unit, thereby rapidly exchanging the treatment unit.. .
Gowoonsesang Cosmetics Co., Ltd.

Wiring loop structure of skin electrode pad production machine

A wiring loop structure of a skin electrode pad production machine includes a first transmission means for transmitting a strip clad substrate portion, a second transmission means for transmitting a strip conductive adhesive portion, a circulation conveyor belt with plural positioning fixtures, and two laminating rollers for laminating the clad substrate portion and the conductive adhesive portion. The first transmission means includes an assembling roller disposed above an end of the circulation conveyor belt, and the positioning fixture is provided for positioning an electrode lead, and the assembling roller strip clad is provided for adhering the substrate portion to the electrode lead, and the two laminating rollers are provided for attaching the strip clad substrate portion and the conductive adhesive portion after being laminated by the two laminating rollers, so as to facilitate the electrode lead to assemble and manufacture the electrode pad..

Assembly and stabilizing a percutaneous cable

A percutaneous cable is attached to a mechanical cardiac pump and is passed through the skin. An anchor can be attached to the cable and implanted below the skin surface to stabilize the cable against movement.
Tc1 Llc

Combinational eyebrow kit

A method of using a combinational eyebrow kit to make a sharpened eyebrow structure for a person is disclosed. The method comprises creating a hair stroke by selectively implanting a pigment in a line under the skin by a three-dimensional blading device to mimic a plurality of hair structures and shading the hair structure using a tattoo applicator in a predetermined intensity to make a sharpened eyebrow structure.

Compositions and methods for aquaculture

Methods and compositions for increasing the growth rate of a prey fish are described. A method includes contacting the prey fish with a water-soluble growth promoting factor in an amount effective to increase the growth rate of the prey fish.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Combination therapy for skin disorders

The present invention provides a novel therapeutic combination comprising one or more anti-androgen agents and one or more antibiotic/anti-inflammatory agents or pharmaceutically acceptable salts or hydrates thereof, useful for the treatment of a dermatological disorder.. .
M. Alphabet 1, Llc

Aza spiro alkane derivatives as inhibitors of metalloproteases

Enantiomer, diastereomer, prodrug, solvate, metabolite, or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein constituent variables are provided herein. The compounds of formula i and ii are modulators of metalloproteases and are useful in treating diseases associated with metalloprotease activity such as arthritis, cancer, cardiovascular disorders, skin disorders, inflammation and allergic conditions..

Composition comprising combination of rapamycin and an activator of amp kinase and use thereof for treating diseases

A formulation, especially one that is topically administered, comprising a combination of rapamycin and metformin in a molar ratio of about 20:1, 10:1, 5:1, 4:1, 3:1, or 1:1. The topical formulation may be a gel, an ointment, a cream or a lotion.

Methods and articles of manufacture for the treatment of skin

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods and articles of manufacture to treat skin to improve and/or increase hydration, pliability, and thickness for improved texture, feel and appearance. Embodiments feature applying an effective amount of an acetylation agent to natural dermal collagen under reaction conditions to react the natural dermal collagen with the acetylation agent to form a modified collagen.
Advanced Collagen Science Llc

Polyhydroxylated (1-phenyl-2-phenyl) ethylene derivatives as an anti-ageing and photoprotective agent

For treating and/or preventing the signs of ageing and/or of photoageing of keratin materials, preferably of the skin.. .

Cosmetic compositions

Suggested is a cosmetic composition comprising an anti-pollution agent selected from the group consisting of e/z-2-benzylindene-5,6-dimethoxy-3,3-dimethylindan-1-one, sclareolide, purple coneflower pressed juice, ginger root co2 extract or mixtures thereof, in a working amount sufficient for (a) reducing or preventing air pollution induced gene expression, and/or (b) reducing or preventing a gene expression induced or inducible by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and/or (c) reducing or preventing air pollution-induced or air pollution-inducible skin damage.. .
Symrise Ag

Posture improving apparatus

The posture improving apparatus device is configured as an adjustable, lightweight and comfortable vest, with or without sleeves, which is worn while lying down on a flat surface, or on a bed while resting or sleeping. It can be worn next to the skin of the body or over clothing.

Stand-alone continuous cardiac doppler pulse monitoring patch with integral visual and auditory alerts, and patch-display system and method

A stand-alone continuous cardiac doppler pulse monitoring patch provides visual and auditory signals that a pulse is detected or not detected in a human subject. The invention is a small patch with a peel-away adhesive surface that is applied to the skin of the subject, preferably near a large artery.

Wrist device and arrangement for measuring and testing performance

A wrist device includes a performance measuring unit, a skin temperature measuring unit, and a processing unit. The performance measuring unit measures performance data of a user, which includes heart rate of the user measured with a pulse detector and acceleration related to movement of the user measured with an acceleration sensor.
Polar Electro Oy

Method and vital signs measurement

A method of monitoring changes in oxygen saturation of a subject by analysing a three colour channel video image of the exposed skin of the subject. Within each colour channel a normalised signal obtained by dividing the intensity signal by its mean value, and the normalised signals are averaged across plural regions of interest within the exposed skin area image of the subject.
Oxford University Innovation Limited

Analyte sensor receiver apparatus and methods

Receiver apparatus for use with an analyte sensor, and methods of operation and manufacturing. In one embodiment, the analyte sensor is an implanted/implantable blood glucose sensor, including oxygen-based detector elements.
Glysens Incorporated

Detecting and using body tissue electrical signals

Bio-potentials are sensed on the skin of a subject. The bio-potentials include muscle bio-potentials, and nerve bio-potentials.
Pison Technology, Inc.

A device, vibration sensitivity assessment

A device, system and method for vibration sensitivity assessment are provided. The device has an attachment portion configured to detachably connect the device to a programmable vibration source and a probe configured to be applied to a test location on a test subject's skin and to convey vibrations generated by the programmable vibration source to the test location.
Bu Innovations Limited

Functional clothing

Functional clothing containing an outer skin and an inner skin is provided. The outer skin is formed to be normal outdoor clothing and has a light emitting part attached thereto.
Kolon Industries, Inc.

Brassiere having reduced seams in the back and making

A brassiere and method of making including a front portion configured to receive the breasts of the wearer and a back panel including a first lateral side affixed to the front portion and a second lateral side affixed to the front portion. The back panel includes an inner fabric layer configured to contact the wearer's skin, an outer fabric layer opposing the inner fabric layer, and reinforcing panels positioned between the inner fabric layer and the outer fabric layer.
Chico's Brands Investments

Peach tree named 'flatcandy'

A new and distinct variety of white flat peach tree denominated ‘flatcandy’ having an early season of maturity and which have fruits with high eating quality and very long shelf life without alteration before and after harvesting, with a semi-sweet white flesh with a red pigmentation, and a red pigmentation around the stone cavity, and an attractive skin with a very high percentage of purple red blush on skin surface, sometimes covering the whole surface or on a red background.. .
Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.

Peach tree named 'flatbuzz'

A new and distinct variety of white flat peach tree denominated ‘flatbuzz’ which have fruits with high eating quality and very long shelf life without alteration before and after harvesting, with a semi-sweet white flesh, with a red pigmentation into and around the stone cavity, and an attractive skin with a high percentage of purple red blush on skin surface, on an orange red background.. .
Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.

Peach tree named 'crisplova'

A new and distinct variety of yellow peach tree denominated ‘crisplova’ that has fruits with high eating quality and very long shelf life without alteration before and after harvesting, with a semi-sweet orange yellow flesh, with a red pigmentation into and around the stone cavity, the pigmentation having a star shape, and an attractive luminous and homogenous skin with a very high percentage of purple red blush on skin surface, on an orange red background.. .
Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.

Nectarine tree named 'cakestar'

A new and distinct variety of white flat nectarine tree denominated ‘cakestar’ has fruits with high eating quality and very long shelf life without alteration before and after harvesting, with a very well closed pistillary basin, with a semi-sweet white flesh, with a slightly red pigmentation under the fruit skin at ripening time and into the stone cavity, and an attractive luminous skin colored with a purple red blush on the whole skin surface.. .
Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.

Nectarine tree named 'cakesnow'

A new and distinct variety of white flat nectarine tree denominated ‘cakesnow’ has fruits with high eating quality and very long shelf life without alteration before and after harvesting, with a very well closed pistil cavity, a semi-sweet white flesh with a red pigmentation around the stone, and an attractive luminous skin with a high percentage of purple red blush on skin surface, on a red background.. .
Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.

Nectarine tree named 'cakemoon'

A new and distinct variety of white flat nectarine tree denominated ‘cakemoon’ has fruits with high eating quality and very long shelf life without alteration before and after harvesting, with a very well closed pistil cavity, a semi-sweet white flesh with a red pigmentation around and into the stone cavity, and an attractive luminous skin with a very high percentage of purple red blush on skin surface, on a red background.. .
Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.

Nectarine tree named 'cakelam'

A new and distinct variety of white flat nectarine tree denominated ‘cakelam’ has fruits with high eating quality and very long shelf life without alteration before and after harvesting, a semi-sweet white flesh without any red pigmentation, and an attractive luminous skin with a very high percentage of purple red blush on skin surface, on a red background and a very well closed blossom cavity.. .
Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.

Nectarine tree named 'cakebella'

A new and distinct variety of white flat nectarine tree denominated ‘cakebella’ has fruits with high eating quality and very long shelf life without alteration before and after harvesting, with a very well closed pistil cavity, with a semi-sweet white flesh having a red pigmentation, in particular around the stone cavity in a star shape, and an attractive luminous skin with a very high percentage of purple red blush on skin surface, on a red background.. .
Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.

Method for evaluating the harmful effects of urine on children's skin

The invention relates to biomarkers of the skin of children and, in particular, that of infants, having altered expression in the presence of urine. Such markers are particularly advantageous as they allow the skin's response to urine to be monitored.
Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.

Apricot tree named 'apricandy'

A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘apricandy’, characterized by its self-fertility and none susceptibility to pests and diseases and by fruits of very good firmness, of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, and with an orange flesh, of high eating quality, aromatic and with a high level of sugar, and with an attractive luminous purple red skin on an orange background.. .
Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.

Masking latency in usb photo capture

Methods and devices for masking latency may include detecting a pause in receiving an image stream from an imaging device and generating one or more virtual image frames, each including a status indicator to indicate a status of the imaging device when the pause in receiving the image stream is detected. The methods and devices may also include generating, at the operating system, a data stream with the one or more virtual image frames inserted after a last image frame of the received image stream.
Microsoft Technology Licensing , Llc

Task delegation manager and interface

Systems and methods for tracking the progress and completion of delegated tasks. A delegated task is a task that has been assigned to a responsible person for completion by a delegator or manager.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Locality based noise masking

Methods and apparatuses for noise masking are described. In one example, a location data is received or identified at a noise masking system, the noise masking system including a plurality of selectable noise masking sound audio files and a plurality of selectable video files.
Plantronics, Inc.

Method and system for recommending skin care products

Disclosed is a method of recommending one or more skin care products to a user. The method includes receiving one or more images of the user.
Revieve Oy

Data masking name data

A system includes reception of name data, determination, for each of a plurality of name properties, of an associated property value based on the name data, determination of a gender classification based on the property values, and, for each property value, generation of a substitute property value based on the property associated with the property value and the gender classification.. .
Business Objects Software Limited

Wearable computing device

Some forms relate to wearable computing devices that include a “touch pad” like interface. In some forms, the example wearable computing devices may be integrated with (or attached to) textiles (i.e.
Intel Corporation

Artificial leather using polyester and manufacturing method therefor

The present invention relates to an artificial leather using polyester, the artificial leather comprising: a base substrate layer made of a polyester fabric; an adhesive layer deposited on one surface of the base substrate layer and made of a polyester copolymer; and a skin film layer deposited on one surface of the adhesive layer and made of a polyetherester-based block copolymer.. .
Jeongsan International Co., Ltd.

Facility and manufacturing torque sensor shaft

The invention provides equipment for manufacturing a torque sensor shaft by forming a magnetostrictive region including a metallic glass coating in a predetermined pattern on a side face of a shaft-shaped workpiece. The shaft-shaped workpiece is rotatably attached on a conveying pallet.
Nakayama Amorphous Co., Ltd.

Masking chimeric antigen receptor t cells for tumor-specific activation

The invention is directed to a masked chimeric antigen receptor, comprising: (a) a masking peptide; (b) one or more antigen-specific targeting domains; (c) an extracellular spacer domain; (d) a transmembrane domain; (e) at least one co-stimulatory domain; and (f) an intracellular signaling domain. The mcars are activated upon cleavage of the masking peptide..
University Of Southern California

N-aralkylcarbonyl-piperazine and -homopiperazine compounds and personal care compositions comprising the same

A personal care composition comprising n-aralkylcarbonyl-piperazine and/or -homopiperazines. When such compounds are used in personal care compositions, they have been unexpectedly to enhance cell proliferation and epidermal thickness, traits associated with younger, healthy looking skin..
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever

Acoustic attenuation structure with a plurality of attenuation degrees for a propulsion assembly of an aircraft

The present disclosure particularly relates to an acoustic attenuation structure for a propulsion assembly of an aircraft. The acoustic attenuation structure includes an acoustically reflective wall and a sandwich panel.
Safran Nacelles

Vehicle seat with a flexible shell

A seat includes a chair and a shell surround. The shell partially envelopes the chair and includes, a structural skeleton defining a meshed structure resulting from assembled members determining an overall shape in space of the shell, a set of finishing panels forming a skin covering the skeleton, the finishing panels being fixed to the skeleton to form the interior and exterior faces of the shell, and each finishing panel of the set covers at least one mesh of the meshed structure and bears on some or all of the members of the mesh or meshes that it covers..
Stelia Aerospace

Aircraft assembly comprising a self-stiffened panel assembled with a structural element by means of an alternation of terminal ribs and terminal tabs

In order to allow robust assembly between a structural element and a self-stiffened panel comprising a skin and a stiffening structure formed of a network of ribs extending out from a first face of the skin, the structural element comprises at least one end formed of terminal tabs separated by cut-outs delimited by the terminal tabs and applied to the first face of the skin at an end part of the skin. In addition, the stiffening structure comprises at least one end formed of several terminal ribs extending respectively through the cut-outs.
Airbus Operations Sas

Fuselage skin panel connection connecting skin panels

An aircraft is provided. The aircraft includes truss elements configured to form a space frame fuselage, and skin panels connected with the truss elements and configured to form a skin over said space frame fuselage.
The Boeing Company

Aircraft assembly comprising a self-stiffened panel comprising a portion of increasing height by means of which the panel is fixed to a structural element

In order to allow robust assembly in an aircraft between a structural element and a self-stiffened panel comprising a skin and a stiffening structure formed of a network of ribs extending out from a first face of the skin, the structural element comprises at least one end formed of a first closure rib, the stiffening structure comprises at least one end formed of a second closure rib, and a portion the height of which increases progressively as far as the second closure rib, and the structural element being fixed to the self-stiffened panel via first through-fixing elements which fix the first closure rib to the second closure rib. The structural element comprises a sole exhibiting a second face having an inset delimiting a space which accepts an end part of the skin..
Airbus Operations Sas

Sportsboard stiffening system

The invention relates generally to sports boards, and more particularly to a reinforcing stiffening system for surfboards. The stiffening system comprises fibrous profiles adhered on the top surface and/or bottom surface of the surfboard foam core.
Rightfair Group, Ltd.

Motor-vehicle passenger-compartment component, and a manufacturing this component

A component for the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle includes a rigid supporting body, made of plastic material, an outer upholstery skin, made of plastic material, and a padding body made of foamed plastic material, which is set between the rigid body and the outer upholstery skin. The rigid body and the outer skin have portions formed by a polymeric material with carbon-based nanofillers, which have respective inner surfaces facing the padding body, which include one or more paths where said polymeric material with carbon-based nanofillers has been rendered electrically conductive by laser irradiation to define one or more electrical circuits, and one or more piezoresistive areas where the polymeric material has been rendered piezoresistive by laser irradiation to define one or more electrical switches, which can be activated by exerting a localized pressure on the outer upholstery skin..
C.r.f. Società Consortile Per Azioni

Seat device

A seat device is provided with: a first air bag expanding and contracting inside a seat surface skin; a holding member for holding the first air bag and movable along the inner surface of the seat surface skin; a drive device for moving the holding member so as to change the arrangement of the first airbag; and a second air bag independent of the first air bag, the second air bag expanding inside the seat surface skin so as to press the seat surface skin to separate the seat surface skin from the first air bag.. .
Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle seat

A seat back pad 70 has a groove 73 for tucking a skin material therein, formed at borders between a central portion 71 and side portions 72. A hole (slot hole 74) is formed in a bottom of the groove 73 along the groove 73.
Ts Tech Co., Ltd.

Method of packaging product in container with blush and chemical resistant polyester film

A composite includes a multilayer polyethylene terephthalate (pet) film having a base layer and an adjacent skin layer. The pet of the skin layer has inherent viscosity of about 0.70-0.90 and carboxyl endgroup concentration of less than 25 eq/t.
Toray Plastics (america), Inc.

Adhesive label, facestock for an adhesive label and adhesive label laminate

The invention relates to an adhesive label and an adhesive label laminate comprising an uniaxially in machine direction oriented multilayer facestock comprising a printable skin layer comprising more than 50 wt. % of linear low density polyethylene(s) and less than 50 wt.
Upm Raflatac Oy

Configurable cooling assembly and cooling method

An assembly of thermally conductive cooling blocks is configured to be placed against a composite skin between a heating blanket used to thermally cure a composite repair patch and a structure formed of a heat sensitive material. The cooling block assembly conducts heat away from the skin to prevent overheating of the heat sensitive material..
The Boeing Company

Exosome compositions and methods for preparation and use thereof for regulating and conditioning skin and hair

Improved stem cell exosome-containing compositions are provided, along with methods for their preparation and use for regulating skin condition. The compositions provided contain isolated stem cell exosomes having increased levels of heat shock stress-response molecules.
Exoceuticals, Inc.

Led therapy bed

A light therapy bed including multiple leds positioned in individually controllable modules is disclosed. The modules of leds are configured to have direct contact or in close proximity to the skin or tissue of the user, through an acrylic or similar cover.

Systems and methods for phototherapy

The present disclosure relates to systems, methods, and uses of systems for treating a skin condition with phototherapy. A system comprises (a) a phototherapy device comprising a phototherapy light source; (b) a patient computing device comprising a processor and a memory, the patient computing device configured to: transmit a first signal to the phototherapy device enabling operation of the phototherapy device according to one or more conditional prescription parameters, activate the phototherapy light source, and transmit a second signal reporting operation of the phototherapy device; and (c) a server configured to communicate with the patient computing device and receive the second signal..
Clarify Medical, Inc.

Electric pulse generators

This disclosure relates to an in vivo treatment of a skin lesion of a mammal comprising application of electrical energy to the skin lesion in a form of electrical pulses. At least one electrical pulse is applied.
Pulse Biosciences, Inc.

Ready to use biodegradable and biocompatible artificial skin substitute and a preparation thereof

The present invention relates to a three-dimensional cell culture system which can be used to culture a variety of different cells (human mesenchymal stem cells, human fibroblast, keratinocytes, fibroblast differentiated form mesenchymal stem cells in vitro and keratinocytes differentiated form mesenchymal stem cells in vitro) in vitro for continued periods of time. In the present invention, mesenchymal stem cells (mscs) derived from bone marrow or umbilical cord are inoculated and grown on a pre-established scaffold or matrix made up of chitosan and gelatin.
Datt Life Science Pvt. Ltd.

Novel skin medical and cosmetic care product

Provided are novel skin medical and cosmetic care products as well as compositions for the treatment of the skin based on pulmonary surfactants.. .
University Of Bremen

Pharmaceutical composition for treating eczema and preparation thereof

A pharmaceutical composition for treating eczema is disclosed. The pharmaceutical composition includes, by weight, 2 to 6 parts of dried rhizoma zingiberis officinalis, 2 to 6 parts of paeonia lactiflora, 1 to 4 parts of fructus amomi, 0.5 to 3 parts of semen alpiniae katsumadai, 0.5 to 3 parts of inula helenium, 0.5 to 3 parts of radix et rhizoma rhei and 0.5 to 3 parts of rhizoma dioscoreae.
Zhejiang Strong Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Methods for accelerated return of skin integrity and for the treatment of impetigo

Methods of treatment and dosage regimes using hydrophobic gel or foam compositions comprising a tetracycline antibiotic for accelorating the return of skin integrity and or in treating or alleviating a disorder including impetigo, acne, rosacea, a skin disease caused by a bacteria or a tetracycline antibiotic responsive disease, wherein the foam composition or gel is administered topically to a target area on a subject having the disorder and wherein the target area comprises an area of skin, or mucosa or an eye.. .
Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Methods of cosmetically treating skin conditions with a cosmetic personal cleansing composition

A method of treating a skin condition including applying a rinse-off multi-phase cleansing composition including a cleansing phase including an anionic surfactant and zinc pyrithione and a benefit phase including a benefit agent.. .
The Procter & Gamble Company

Compositions and methods for treating an infection

A method of treating or preventing a bacterial infection of a subject may include combining levofloxacin and a diluent to form a treatment solution and topically administering the treatment solution to the subject to bath a skin area with the treatment solution. The treatment solution may include levofloxacin oral solution..
Cmpd Licensing, Llc

Compositions and methods for treating an infection

A method of treating or preventing a bacterial infection of a subject may include combining linezolid and a diluent to form a treatment solution and topically administering the treatment solution to the subject to bath a skin area with the treatment solution. The treatment solution may be made using linezolid oral tablets..
Cmpd Licensing, Llc

Methods for the treatment of rosacea

The present invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions for topical use (including also dermatological compositions), for treating skin conditions and afflictions, such as rosacea and symptoms and conditions associated there from.. .
Sol-gel Technologies Ltd.

Transdermal liquid preparation

Disclosed is a liquid preparation for external application, which has a shortened transdermal absorption lag time and has excellent transdermal absorption properties. Also, disclosed is a liquid preparation for external application, which is less irritative to skin.
Medrx Co., Ltd

Antimicrobial compositions and methods for reducing microbial contamination

The invention relates to the fields of microbiology and health care, in particular to means and methods for minimizing the spread of hospital-acquired (ha) infections e.g. Between patients and healthcare workers.
Polyvation B.v.

Cosmetic compositions comprising ginger root extracts

Suggested is a cosmetic composition comprising an anti-pollution agent selected from the group consisting of ginger root c02 extract, e/z-2-benzylindene-5,6-dimethoxy-3,3-dimethylindan-1-one, sclareolide, purple coneflower pressed juice or mixtures thereof, in a working amount sufficient for (a) reducing or preventing air pollution induced gene expression, and/or (b) reducing or preventing a gene expression induced or inducible by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and/or (c) reducing or preventing air pollution-induced or air pollution-inducible skin damage.. .
Symrise Ag

Mild cosmetic cleaning composition with good foam properties

Wherein r1co denotes a straight-chained or branched, saturated or unsaturated c8-c22-acyl radical and r2 denotes a c1-c4-alkyl radical and at least one polyethylene glycol of a molar mass mw with an average mass of 1,000,000 to 10,000,000 dalton is contained. The cosmetic cleansing compositions are storage- and temperature-stable and generate large amounts of a dense, creamy foam which can be distributed well and glides on the skin and can also be rinsed off well and leaves a smooth, soft and nourished skin feeling.

A corn dressing

A corn dressing for application to a corn. The dressing comprises an adhesive layer having a skin-facing surface and a non-skin-facing surface.
Coloplast A/s

Dermatological handpiece with applicator tip

The present invention provides a laser system and laser handpiece and process for skin treatment. The system includes components for producing a continuous or pulse laser beam, and components for delivering a substance to the damaged region of skin.

Portable device used especially for electrofulguration and electrodesiccation

A portable electrocauter used especially for electrofulguration, electrodesiccation and electrocoagulation contains a source of energy and an applicator. The electrocauter is provided with the source of dc with the maximal current of 1 ma and voltage between 0.8 to 12 kv.
Compex Spol. S. R. O.

Non-invasive determination of muscle tissue quality and intramuscular fat

Provided is a non-invasive system and method of determining muscle tissue quality based on image processing. The non-invasive system and method includes determining muscle intramuscular fat content.
Musclesound, Llc

Patient interface for reusable optical sensor

A disposable patient interface includes a reusable sensor that removably mounts within a shoe of the disposable patient interface when at least one protrusion on opposite ends of the sensor removably lock with corresponding at least one aperture on opposite portions of the shoe. The patient interface includes a compliant structure which conforms to a patient's body upon placement thereon without causing wrinkles in the compliant structure so as to maximize adhesion of the compliant structure against skin on the patient's body when the compliant structure is conformed to muscle underlying skin on the patient's body..
Zoll Medical Corporation

Method and system for analyzing skin lesions

A method can be used for analyzing digital images of skin lesions. The images include pixels distributed over a lesion area.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

Apparatus and inspecting skin lesions

A user moves a handheld inspection device toward a skin region that includes a target skin lesion. A current image of the skin region or part thereof that includes the target skin lesion as currently taken by the handheld inspection device is displayed on a screen, with the target skin lesion marked.
Tyto Care Ltd.

Body worn physiological sensor device having a disposable electrode module

A body worn patient monitoring device includes a flexible substrate having a plurality of electrical connections adapted to be coupled to a skin surface to measure physiological signals. The flexible substrate is adapted to be directly and non-permanently affixed to a skin surface of a patient and configured for single patient use.
Welch Allyn, Inc.

Sensing at least one biological parameter, e.g., heart rate or heart rate variability of a subject

The present disclosure concerns a device for sensing at least one biological parameter (e.g., heart rate, heart rate variability) of a subject, the device comprising a contact surface configured for being brought into a contact with a skin surface of the subject. The device has at least one light source for illuminating the skin surface through the contact surface along an illumination source optical axis with illumination including at least one sensing wavelength, and at least one detector for detecting a response of said illumination at least at said wavelength, from the skin surface through the contact surface along a detector optical axis, and providing signals configured for determining said biological parameter based thereon, said illumination optical axis forming with said contact surface an acute included angle..
Cardiacsense Ltd.

Cutaneous blood flow monitoring device

A method and a device for diagnostic of skin cancer and other mammalian skin tissue pathologies are described. The method relies on determination of pathological changes in tissue vascularization and capillary blood flow.
Veriskin, Inc.

Apparatus and methods for the detection of tissue malignancy based on laser spectroscopy using attachable handpiece

A disease diagnosis and skin age measurement apparatus includes: a first light collection unit; a second light collection unit; a spectrometer configured to measure a spectrum of the light which is collected by the second light collection unit; a spectrum data comparison unit for disease diagnosis configured to compare the spectrum measured by the spectrometer and reference spectrum data for disease diagnosis; a ccd; an image data comparison unit configured to compare the digital image converted by the ccd and a reference image; a disease diagnosis unit configured to determine whether there is a disease in the body tissue; and/or a spectrum data comparison unit for skin age measurement configured to measure skin age by comparing a spectrum measured by the spectrometer and reference spectrum data for skin age measurement, wherein the light projected onto the body tissue is collimate light.. .
Speclipse, Inc.

Sugaring glove apparatus and method

A training glove and a method for teaching proper hand, wrist, and finger orientations to efficiently perform a sugaring process for hair removal. A glove assists the technician in maintaining the proper finger positions for the application and removal of a sugar paste.

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Hyperelastic binder for printed, stretchable electronics

Disclosed are compositions, devices, systems and fabrication methods for stretchable composite materials and stretchable electronics devices. In some aspects, an elastic composite material for a stretchable electronics device includes a first material having a particular electrical, mechanical or optical property; and a multi-block copolymer configured to form a hyperelastic binder that creates contact between the first material and the multi-block copolymer, in which the elastic composite material is structured to stretch at least 500% in at least one direction of the material and to exhibit the particular electrical, mechanical or optical property imparted from the first material.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Bone conduction device support

A prosthetic support, including a structure configured to apply a clamping force to a head of a recipient while extending about a back of at least one of a head or neck of the recipient such that output generated by a device supported by the structure is directed into skin of the recipient at a location behind an ear canal of the recipient that covers the mastoid bone of the recipient.. .

System for continuous monitoring of body sounds

A wearable monitoring system includes a microelectromechanical (mems) microphone to receive acoustic signal data through skin of a user. An integrated circuit chip is bonded to and electrically connected to the mems microphone.
International Business Machines Corporation

Image formation device, management device, image formation method, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium storing program

An image formation device includes an image formation section that forms an image on a transfer medium, and a control section that acquires a read image for which the image formed on the transfer medium is read, the control section has a function of determining abnormality regarding the read image, and a function of performing masking processing on the read image in a case where user content is included in the read image.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Method for forming semiconductor device structure using double patterning

A method for forming a semiconductor device structure is provided. The method includes forming a mandrel masking structure over a target layer.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Self-aligned lithographic patterning

Methods of lithographic patterning. A metal hardmask layer is formed on a dielectric layer and a patterned layer is formed on the metal hardmask layer.
Globalfoundries Inc.

Method for producing a nitride compound semiconductor device

A method for procuring a nitride compound semiconductor device is disclosed. In an embodiment the method includes growing a first nitride compound semiconductor layer onto a growth substrate, depositing a masking layer, growing a second nitride compound semiconductor layer onto the masking layer, growing a third nitride compound semiconductor layer onto the second nitride compound semiconductor layer such that the third nitride compound semiconductor layer has non-planar structures and growing a fourth nitride compound semiconductor layer onto the non-planar structures such that the fourth nitride compound semiconductor layer has an essentially planar surface.
Osram Opto Semiconductors Gmbh

Masking open space noise using sound and corresponding visual

Methods and apparatuses for addressing open space noise are disclosed. In one example, a method for masking open space noise includes outputting from a speaker a speaker sound corresponding to a flow of water, and displaying a water element system, the water element system generating a sound of flowing water..
Plantronics, Inc.

Natural orientation induction tool apparatus and method

An apparatus for training learning disabled subjects, such as autistic children, induces sound waves into a body of a user through two paths, one heard by the ears through air and the other through a liquid or solid in contact with tissues, such as skin and skeleton on the back of a user, below the collar and centered across the vertical axis of the spine. Two transducers produce waves in the audible sound spectrum, repeat persistently, and provide a tone about a location on which the subject may focus attention.

Teaching method using pupil's own likeness as a virtual teacher

A teaching method is presented herein. The teaching method includes receiving a pupil likeness of a pupil and creating a virtual teacher avatar based on the pupil likeness.

Identifying workers in a crowdsourcing or microtasking platform who perform low-quality work and/or are really automated bots

A facility for identifying workers in a crowdsourcing or micro-tasking platform who perform low-quality work and/or are really automated bots is described. To identify users who perform low-quality work and/or are really bots, the facility (1) measures the quality of at least a portion of the work done by each user, and (2) tracks the pattern of behavior performed by each user on the platform—such as which work projects they select, the content of the responses, and the timing of each user interface interaction.
Definedcrowd Corporation

Skin effect correction for focused electrode devices based on analytical model

Methods and systems for determining conductivity of a reservoir formation based on skin effect correction and an analytical model for admittance of the reservoir formation are presented in this disclosure. At least one analytical model of admittance of the formation can be initially built as a function of conductivity of the formation.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Selective per-cycle masking of scan chains for system level test

Built-in self-test techniques for integrated circuits that address the issue of unknown states. Some implementations use a specialized scan chain selector coupled to a time compactor.
Mentor Graphics Corporation

Artificial skin and elastic strain sensor

An elastic strain sensor can be incorporated into an artificial skin that can sense flexing by the underlying support structure of the skin to detect and track motion of the support structure. The unidirectional elastic strain sensor can be formed by filling two or more channels in an elastic substrate material with a conductive liquid.
President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Lighting device for vehicles

A lighting device for vehicles with an elongated light guide comprising an end face for the coupling-in of light, into which a light beam radiated from a light source can be coupled-in. The lighting device further comprises elements for the coupling-out of light for the deflection of the coupled-in light beam in the direction of a front skin surface of the elongated light guide, on which the light beam can be coupled-out for the generation of a given light function, such that the front skin surface of the elongated light guide is connected to a rear skin surface by means of a curved dispersion surface.
Hella Kgaa Hueck & Co.

Ceramic-backed elbow and coating system and method

A ceramic-backed elbow featuring an extended chamber which alters the flow of fluent through the elbow section. This chamber is lined with a ceramic material and ceramic tiles.
Progressive Products, Inc.

Brake caliper body and manufacture of a brake caliper body

A brake caliper comprising a body manufactured from alm and having a skinned lattice structure. A method of designing and forming said brake caliper..
Alcon Components Limited

Wind turbine blade with a trailing edge spacing section

A wind turbine blade is provided with two shell parts each at least partly made of a sandwich structure including an inner skin (76), an outer skin (74), and an intermediate core material (75, 77), wherein the shell parts are bonded together at least along their respective leading edges (18). The blade also comprises a longitudinally extending spacing section in which the respective trailing edges (58a, 58b) of the pressure side shell part and the suction side shell part are spaced apart, wherein a trailing edge shear web (45) is arranged between and connected to the sandwich structure of the suction side shell part (84, 86, 87) and the sandwich structure of the pressure side shell part (74, 76, 77)..
Lm Wp Patent Holding A/s

Acoustic panel with sidewall stringers

A panel for attenuating noise includes a porous first skin, a second skin, and a core connected between the porous first skin and the second skin. The core includes a corrugated body and a stringer body.
Rohr, Inc.

Acoustic panel with sidewall stringers

A panel is provided for attenuating noise. This panel includes a porous first skin, a second skin and a core, which is connected between the porous first skin and the second skin.
Rohr, Inc.

Door, making door, and stack of doors

A door, method of making a door, and stack of doors includes providing a door having front and back skins that have differing, but complementary profiles, one for the front side of the door and one for the back side of the door where each allows and fits onto the other, while still providing direct contact in the stile and rail zones of the door permitting conventional door layup practices.. .
Masonite Corporation

Aqueous urethane resin composition and synthetic leather

The present invention provides an aqueous urethane resin composition including: a urethane resin (a) that is a reaction product of essential ingredients including a polyol (a1), a reactive silicone (a2) having a number average molecular weight of 4,000 or more and having a functional group reactive with an isocyanate group, and a polyisocyanate (a3); and an aqueous medium (b). The present invention also provides a synthetic leather including a skin layer formed from the aqueous urethane resin composition and/or a surface-treated layer formed from the aqueous urethane resin composition.
Dic Corporation

Single-stranded oligonucleotides for use in the medical treatment of skin disorders

The invention relates to non-cpg single-stranded oligonucleotides (ssons) for use in the treatment or prophylaxis of disorders of the skin and/or subcutaneous tissue, including pruritus, in a suitable formulation or in combination with other immunomodulatory treatments. The said ssons have a length of at least 25 nucleotides and are stabilized by phosphorothioate internucleotide linkages and/or 2′-o-methyl modifications..

Methods and compositions for changing the composition of the skin microbiome using complex mixtures of bacterial strains

Aspects of the invention relate to compositions comprising one or more live bacterial strains for topical administration to the skin, wherein the one or more live bacterial strains are propionibacterium acnes (p. Acnes) bacterial strains, and methods for use..
S-biomedic Nv

Environmental sleeve for portable electronic devices

Protective sleeves for portable electronic devices are provided. More particularly, embodiments relate to a protective sleeve that is capable of protecting a portable electronic device enclosed within from multiple environmental effects, including heat, cold, water, and impact forces from being dropped.
Exclaim Ip, Llc

Aircraft flap hinge

Aerodynamic drag associated with a flap hinge assembly used to pivotally mount a flap to the trailing edge of an aircraft wing can be reduced when the cross-sectional area of the hinge fairing which surrounds the flap hinge assembly is reduced in size. The reduction in cross-sectional area of the hinge fairing is enabled when the flap hinge assembly attachment footprint to the underside of the flap box is also reduced.
The Boeing Company

Method that forms pattern on fabric member and fixes pattern on trim

A method can be used to attach a fabric member to a trim while forming a pattern in the fabric member. A trim has trim grooves formed in one side of the trim and a fabric member has a foam formed in one side of a skin material of the fabric member.
Adient Automotive Interiors Korea Inc.

Shape cutting device for skin electrode patch

A shape cutting device of a skin electrode patch includes: a substrate conveyor for transmitting a coated substrate portion and a conductive adhesive portion; a positioning conveyor; a fitted shape cutting module installed in a successive portion of the positioning conveyor and having two pressing wheels and a shape cutting unit, and the two pressing wheels being provided for pressing the coated substrate portion and the conductive adhesive portion, and the shape cutting unit including a roller body with at least one cutting knife which is in a geometrical shape and includes two side cutters and a first-end cutter at an axial end, and opposite ends of the first-end cutter having two second-end cutters, and a gap being formed in the two second-end cutters. The cutting knife has a design that integrates the transmission feature and the efficiency of the whole production line..

Multi-tasking utility tool

A utility tool comprising a body having a first end and a second end positioned on opposite ends of the body; a removable device; as well as a first tool and a second tool configured to be selectively coupled to each other or one of either the first end and second end of the body.. .
Wagic, Inc.

Method for thermochemically treating a part while masking a portion and corresponding mask

A method for thermochemically treating a part while masking a portion and corresponding mask are provided. The method includes the steps of providing a mask comprising a body with a seat, at least a deformable sealing washer located in the seat, and a tightening bushing, the body having a cavity, placing a first portion of the part in the cavity, a second portion of the part being located in a passage in the sealing washer, and a third portion of the part being located outside the mask, moving the tightening bushing to its tightened position so that the sealing washer is deformed and applied against the second portion of the part, and applying a thermochemical treatment to the third portion of the part..
Nitruvid

Laminated, low-profile, vibration-damped table top

A low-profile, vibration-damped tabletop for supporting sensitive scientific equipment is described. The tabletop may include a laminated structure having a lower metal plate that is sized to achieve a desired weight for the tabletop, a manufactured, homogenous filler and a “clean top” metal upper skin having a plurality of holes backed by liquid impermeable barriers.
Technical Manufacturing Corporation

Device for light based skin treatment

A device (10) for light based skin treatment is provided. The device (10) comprises a light source (18) for providing an incident light beam (21) for treating a skin (30), optical elements for focusing the incident light beam (21) in a focal point (22) inside the skin (30), and a skin interface element (11) for, during use of the device (10), providing optical coupling of the incident light beam (21) from the device (10) into the skin (30).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Device for trageted treatement of dermastosis

A device for applying targeted phototherapy to an area of diseased skin to place a skin condition into remission and a method of determining a maximum tolerable dose of phototherapy applied to a treatment area of diseased skin to determine an optimum therapeutic dose to quickly place a skin condition into remission. The device can include a housing and an optical matrix arranged within the housing that are attached to a dosimetry device.
Strata Skin Sciences, Inc.

Binaural cochlear implant system

According to an aspect, a binaural cochlear implant system is disclosed. The system includes an implantable stimulator; an ipsilateral cochlear implant electrode array connected to the stimulator and a lead connected to the stimulator at a first end of the lead and provided with a contralateral binaural cochlear implant electrode array at a second end of the lead, the lead being configured to be implanted beneath the skin above the skull of a hearing aid user, wherein the lead comprises at least one electrical wire connecting the contralateral binaural cochlear implant electrode array with the stimulator, and a reinforcement fiber running along length of the at least one electrical wire..
Oticon Medical A/s

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator with user gesture detector and electrode-skin contact detector, with transient motion detector for increasing the accuracy of the same

Control means for controlling the output of the stimulation means in response to the determined user gesture, electrode-skin contact integrity and transient motion.. .

Microneedle patch, manufacturing same, and manufacturing microneedle array

A microneedle patch with which a treatment is reliably completed in a short time when a microneedle is administered into skin or mucous membrane is provided. A microneedle patch (100f) includes a base member (101) and a plurality of microneedles (103g) supported by the base member (101).
Bioserentach Co., Ltd.

Cap to provide selected heat only, vibration only and combined heat plus vibration to stimulate the application of a pain relieving material

An accessory cap which is inserted on a container housing a lubricant with an applicator at or adjacent to the front of the container to provide only vibration without heat or heat alone or vibration with heat to facilitate better absorption of the pain relieving lubricant after it has been applied to a person's skin. Also included is a tamper-proof locking assembly to lock the present invention cap onto a container..

Catheter assemblies

A catheter assembly for transferring fluid into and out of a ventricle in the brain is disclosed. The catheter assembly include a sheath permanently installed in the brain, a catheter removably disposed in the sheath, and a connector.
University Of Massachusetts

Pad for a mask

A cushion pad for a mask worn by a patient, comprising a first side to contact skin of the patient, and a second side, opposite the first side, to contact or face the mask. The pad has a main body portion having a central portion shaped to cover a portion of the patient's nose extending from above the nose tip to the nasal bridge region without obstructing the patient's line of sight, and lateral side portions to extend downward and terminate along the sides of the nose or on the patient's cheeks.
Resmed Limited

Disposable inserter and reusable inserter for accommodating a disposable inserter

This disclosure teaches a disposable inserter which includes a housing having arranged in a displaceable configuration an inserter assembly comprising a cannula assembly with a cannula, a manually operable member for displacing the inserter assembly from a retracted position to an advanced position in order to manually insert the cannula into the skin of a patient, a locking element for blocking or enabling displacement of the inserter assembly, and a coupling arrangement for coupling the disposable inserter to a reusable inserter for automatically displacing the inserter assembly from the retracted position to the advanced position in order to automatically insert the cannula into the skin of the patient.. .
Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.

Porous matrix with incorporated cells

A method of incorporating cells in a porous matrix, the method comprising incorporating the cells in the porous matrix by forming a gel comprising the cells in situ in the porous matrix from a gellable medium, wherein the formation of the gel from the gellable medium comprises a time period of 10 minutes or less after contact of the gellable medium with the cells, thereby incorporating the cells in the porous matrix. The incorporated cells can then be used, for example, to produce a cultured skin product or deliver specific cells to a subject in need thereof..
Skin Tissue Engineering Pty Ltd

External agent for treating hyperhidrosis

The present invention provides a topical preparation for treating hyperhidrosis, comprising water, an anticholinergic drug, and one or more salts selected from the group consisting of lactate, tartrate, acetate and phosphate. Such a topical preparation comprises the above certain salt, thereby facilitating the accumulation of the anticholinergic drug in skin appendages..
Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc.

Enhanced melanoma cancer prevention by novel melanotropins

A gamma-melanocyte stimulating hormone (γ-msh) derivative having improved stability, selectivity and bioavailabilty. The γ-msh derivative is selective for the melanocortin-1 receptor (mc1 r) and is deliverable to skin cells via topical or transdermal delivery.
The Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of The University Of Arizona

Fermented composition for relieving atopic dermatitis containing natural extracts

Provided is a composition for external skin application, the composition configured for relieving atopic dermatitis, including a mixed extract consisting of a bifidobacterium-fermented extract, a citrus (citrus unshiu marcov.) peel extract, a laminaria japonica extract, a camellia japonica l. Extract, and an artemisia argyi extract as an active ingredient..
Truezyme Co., Ltd.

Method of manufacturing corticosteriod containing foam compositions

The present invention provides a method of manufacturing foamable, corticosteroid containing compositions as well as methods for treating various skin diseases.. .
Therapeutics Incorporated

Corticosteriod containing foam compositions

The present invention provides a method of manufacturing foamable, corticosteroid containing compositions as well as methods for treating various skin diseases.. .
Therapeutics Incorporated

Self-foaming compositions and methods

A self-foaming composition can include at least one perfluoro compound, at least one surfactant, and at least one fatty component. The composition, when released from a sealed vessel, forms a foam without the need to add any other components.
Kate Somerville Skincare, Llc

Antimicrobial peptide stimulating sanitizing composition

A method of increasing antimicrobial peptide concentration on the skin is provided. The method includes cleaning skin with at least one of a cleanser and a sanitizer and applying a sanitizing composition to the skin.
Gojo Industries, Inc.

Topical cleansing composition with prebiotic/probiotic additive

A topical cleansing composition for restoring skin's natural balance of bacteria and/or increasing the production and/or activity of antimicrobial peptides is provided. The topical cleansing composition includes about 0.005 wt.
Gojo Industries, Inc.

Sanitizer composition with probiotic/prebiotic active ingredient

A sanitizing composition for restoring skin's natural balance of bacteria and/or increasing the production and/or activity of antimicrobial peptides is provided. The sanitizing composition includes about 0.005 wt.
Gojo Industries, Inc.

Compound for eliminating odors for hunting

A regimen for hunting and outdoor elements such as extreme cold or harsh weather conditions includes using a number of aloe vera-containing personal items in connection with a hunter's apparel and body to remove the hunter's body odor for improved hunting. The present invention also relates to the use of saccharomyces ferment containing compositions for the manufacture of an odor absorbing composition, which is safe for use on skin, for controlling environmental malodors on skin and for removing body odor.

Active complex for a cosmetic product against skin ageing

Spirulin.. .

Skin barrier repair and maintenance composition

A composition of matter and method for treating compromised skin is disclosed, providing improved skin barrier repair and maintenance properties. The composition of matter comprises at least one lipid selected from a group consisting of lipids defined by a predetermined lipid profile and at least one skin nutrient selected from a group consisting of nutrients defined by a predetermined nutrient profile, but is substantially free of petrolatum.
Skinintegra, Inc.

Vesicles containing saccharide isomerate, hydrolyzed lupine protein, and intercorneocyte lipid mimetics as active ingredient, and composition for skin external application comprising the same

The present invention relates to a vesicle containing a saccharide isomerate, a hydrolyzed lupine protein, and an intercorneocyte lipid mimetics as an active ingredient, and a composition for skin external application including the vesicle, and more particularly, to a vesicle including: an aqueous phase part including a saccharide isomerate and a hydrolyzed lupine protein; and an oil phase part including an intercorneocyte lipid mimetics, lysolecithin, and glycerin. The vesicle includes the intercorneocyte lipid mimetics together with the saccharide isomerate and the hydrolyzed lupine protein as contents, so that the vesicle is excellent in a skin barrier recovery function and a skin moisturizing effect upon skin application.
Cms Lab Inc.

Antimicrobial peptide stimulating cleansing composition

A method of increasing antimicrobial peptide production and/or activity on the skin is provided. The method includes cleaning skin with at least one of a soap and lotion and applying a topical composition to the skin.
Gojo Industries, Inc.

Composition for hydration in solid form

A composition for aiding the hydration of skin. The composition includes sodium, potassium and dextrose of water, and the composition is in solid form..

Cosmetic appearance of skin

The present invention is directed to targeted delivery of a cold slurry underneath a patient's skin to improve the cosmetic appearance of the skin. The “target” tissue can be muscle tissue that when cooled cannot contract and cause wrinkles/lines in the skin to appear.

Skin cover and medical device

A skin cover is provided for covering of tattoos, scars, and other similar blemishes. The skin cover having at least two layers, a covering layer and an adhesive layer and the skin covering having transparent and translucent features for quickly and easily covering blemishes and to seamlessly blend into a user's skin..

Monocoque ambulation aid

Example ambulation aid apparatus and associated methods of manufacture are disclosed and described herein. An example ambulation aid apparatus includes an ambulation aid body formed as a integral part, the integral part formed in monocoque construction to provide support for mobility of a user through the integral part, the integral part providing a plurality of grippable areas to facilitate user movement and support through the integral part.
Motivo, Inc.

Nonwoven fabric for absorbent article

An object of the present invention is to obtain a nonwoven fabric for an absorbent article that can produce a delicate, soft and smooth feel on the skin when it is contacted with a finger. The nonwoven fabric for an absorbent article has a configuration with a plurality of raised sections, and second hollow sections having, in first bottom sections of first hollow sections in a plurality of furrow sections provided in the spaces between adjacent raised sections, second bottom sections that are formed as depressions opening into the first bottom sections, the distance between the top section of any raised section and the top section of a raised section adjacent to that raised section being 0.5 to 2 mm, and the mean fiber size of the fibers forming at least the raised sections of the nonwoven fabric being 10 to 30 μm..
Unicharm Corporation

Composite sheet, and device and manufacturing composite sheet

Provided are a composite sheet whose recess-protrusion shape can easily be made crush-resistant in a state that the soft feel against the skin is maintained, and a device and method for manufacturing said composite sheet. A first sheet has a curved part in which one surface thereof rises and the other surface thereof is recessed, and a boundary part adjacent to the curved part.
Zuiko Corporation

Anus crevice insert

A protective device for insertion into the crevice adjacent to the anus, and cover adjacent portions of the derriere. The protective device cover includes a solid sheet of material with an adhesive on one side which can be used to apply the cover directly onto the portion directly around and adjacent to the anus after it has been inserted into the crevice.

Glove and sock burn dressing with variable pore sizes

An improved glove-shaped dressing for hands is presented which enables quicker wound closure and a lower anesthesia requirement, comprised of two hand-shaped pieces of an improved prior-art skin-substitute brought together with a sealing means and fitted to the hand with surgical staples.. .

Microdermabrasion device with skin dome measurement to adjust vacuum setting

The invention provides a microdermabrasion device (1) comprising a vacuum system (100) and a device tip (200), wherein the vacuum system (100) is in fluid communication with a channel inlet (120) at an inlet zone (1200) of the device tip (200), wherein the vacuum system (100) is configured to apply a vacuum to the inlet zone (1200), wherein the inlet zone (1200) further comprises an sensor (400) configured to measure a skin parameter of a part of a skin in the inlet zone (1200) and to provide a corresponding sensor signal, wherein the device tip (200) further comprises a microdermabrasion zone (1240) configured to abrade a part of said skin, and wherein the microdermabrasion device (1) further comprises a control unit (500) configured to control the vacuum as function of sensor signal information derived from the sensor signal and a predetermined relation between the sensor signal information and a vacuum setting.. .
Koninkijke Philips N.v.

Microdermabrasion systems and related technologies

Skin treatment systems, handpieces, suction wands, and methods of treatment are disclosed herein. A skin treatment system includes a treatment handpiece with removable tips, a console unit, and a suction assembly.
Lcl Enterprises, Inc.

Dynamic retractor system for laparotomies and cesarean sections

A retractor system for use in dynamically retracting the skin adjacent to an incision in a panniculus of a patient during a laparotomy or cesarean section includes a support frame with at least one support member disposed above the panniculus of the patient, and an upper retractor that includes: a first resilient member including a first support member end attached to the at least one support member, and a first patient attachment end for attaching to the skin of the patient adjacent the incision in the panniculus; and a second resilient member including a second support member end attached to the at least one support member, and a second patient attachment end for attaching to the skin of the patient adjacent the incision in the panniculus. The first and second resilient members are responsive to the respiration of the patient..
Medinvent Limited

Skin resistance measuring device

Provided herein is a skin resistance measuring device having a simple structure and capable of accurately measuring a skin resistance. An ac voltage generated by a high-frequency power source (21) is applied to a first electrode (11).
Mazda Motor Corporation

Ferroelectric composite material-based artificial electronic skin

An artificial electronic skin according to the present disclosure comprises: a lower electrode; a first layer laminated on the lower electrode; a first micro dome formed on the first layer in a semispherical shape so as to stand upright upwards; a second layer laminated on the first layer; a second micro dome formed on the lower portion of the second layer, which lies opposite the first layer, in a semispherical shape to be able to engage with the first micro dome; an upper electrode laminated on the upper end surface of the second layer; and a pattern layer laminated on the upper end surface of the upper electrode so as to receive an external pressure applied thereto. The artificial electronic skin according to the present disclosure is advantageous in that a dynamic pressure, a static pressure, and a temperature can be sensed and distinguished by a single element, using different signals..
Unist(ulsan National Institute Of Science And Technology)

Apparatus for imaging skin

An apparatus for skin imaging is provided. The apparatus is used in conjunction with a mobile device to obtain digital images using a digital camera and a light source provided by the mobile device.
Metaoptima Technology Inc.

Method and device for detecting uv-induced skin damage by in vivo non-invasive detection

The current invention has provided a method for detecting, in a noninvasive in-vivo manner, uv-induced skin damage and a detection device thereof. After irradiated by ultraviolet light, the autofluorescence is generated at the wavelength ranging from 490 nm to 640 nm under the skin, following the excitement of laser having a wavelength ranging from 440 nm to 510 nm, wherein the changes of the autofluorescence intensity at the wavelength of 490-640 nm is positively correlated with the skin damages..
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Tape holder

A tape holder allows a person to hold and dispense masking tape easily when preparing for painting or performing other tape related activities. The tape holder may include a first portion that is capable of sliding into or out of a person's pants pocket while a second portion extends out of the pocket and holds one or more rolls of tape.

Cell phone pocket/shield

An improved carrying case adapted to releasably retain items within the interior volume of the pocket, prevent radio waves from entering the interior volume and unauthorized access to one's phone and credit cards, and help block signal saturation to the skin and body, while maintaining the integrity of the equipment.. .

Slip-resistant material

A slip-resistant material is disclosed. According to embodiments of the disclosure, the slip-resistant material can partially conform to the body's contours during physical activity to eliminate, or at least to reduce, slippage.

Helmet impact attenuation article

An impact attenuation system comprises an aluminum honeycomb sheet having a top surface and a bottom surface. The aluminum honeycomb sheet defines a plurality of approximately hexagonally shaped cells.
Gentex Corporation

Adhesive bra construction including vertical support strap

An adhesive bra comprised of left and right breast support members where each support member includes a cup portion and a vertically extending strap. The rear facing surface of the cup and strap carry reusable pressure sensitive adhesive for adhering to a wearer's skin..
Ce Soir Lingerie Company, Inc.

Body temperature modulating garment

A garment for facilitating the effective body temperature modulation, e.g., cooling, that incorporates both evaporative and radiant cooling phenomena is described. The present invention generally relates to a garment and method of use thereof for body temperature modulation of companion animals, specifically, a garment incorporates evaporative cooling, radiant cooling, or the combination thereof, which is configured to carry, e.g., ice in compartments that allow the melting ice to bathe the animal's skin directly in cool water, thereby facilitating evaporative and radiant cooling simultaneously, while adding only minimal weight to the animal's load.

Personal dog carrier harness system with integrated internal support and padded neck support

A personal dog carrier harness system for supporting and carrying a dog at the owner's chest or back. The dog carrier harness utilizes a vertical adjustment mechanism to adapt to shorter or longer dog neck sizes.

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.

Prometic Pharma Smt Limited

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L'oreal

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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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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..

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.

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.

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.

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