June 16, 2012

No Relation to the IPad Case

1 "Sofshell" Diaper To Prevent Hip Fractures

A high-tech adult diaper made of a soft material that hardens upon impact, absorbs force, and redistributes it throughout the padding, has been developed to help prevent hip fractures among the elderly that result from accidental falls. Called Sofshell, the diaper was developed by Dr. Davy Cheong, a scientist with Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research. and took two years to perfect. Sofshell diapers are scheduled to be available domestically sometime next year and will cost less than $200. However, the diaper may have to be marketed under a different product name for sale in the U.S., since Sofshell is already the name of a widely distributed protective case designed for iPads.

More at Ageingasia.blogspot.com | Posted 5 years ago by Robert S. Wieder

Previously: Dietary Protein Helps Prevent Hip Fractures

Tags: Hip Fractures, Adult Diapers, Hip Fracture Protection, Avoiding Hip Fractures, Elderly Diapers, Hip Fractures among the Elderly

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