Biomedical Applications of Hydrogels

Hydrogels are substances that absorb and retain water in large quantities. The cross-linked polymers usually swell when placed in a liquid medium. Since its introduction in 1960 by Wichterle and Lím, and have been used in various biological and industrial processes. Hydrogel products possess some degree of flexibility, like the natural tissues, to hold a

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Guidelines for Medical Waste Disposal During a Pandemic

Containing and properly disposing of medical waste can already be a highly regulated process, and in times of a health crisis like a pandemic, these restrictions can become even more important to adhere to. The proper handling of medical waste ensures the safety of staff and patients alike, as improperly disposed of harmful waste can

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