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Donald C Roe: Device having diarrhea diagnostic panel. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, David M Weirich, Ken K Patel, August 20, 2002: US06436055 (118 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a device that includes a sensor adapted to detect one or more specific health and/or nutrition markers in feces. The device may also signal the caretaker of the occurrence or quantity of the marker. In preferred embodiments, the device includes a diagnostic panel ...


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Donald Carroll Roe: Disposable absorbent article having capacity to store low-viscosity fecal material. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, Ken K Patel, January 20, 2004: US06680422 (101 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article, such as a diaper. The disposable absorbent article has a topsheet with apertures large enough for low-viscosity fecal material to pass through to a fecal material storage element. The fecal material storage element immobilizes the fecal material in position for dewate ...


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Thomas James Klofta, Brandon Ellis Wise, Donald Carroll Roe: Wetness indicator having improved colorant retention. The Procter and Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, Jay A Krebs, Ken K Patel, August 10, 2004: US06772708 (65 worldwide citation)

A wetness indicating composition comprising a colorant disposed in a carrier matrix. The colorant provides a visible signal when activated by urine. The colorant resists leaching from the carrier matrix by being chemically bound to a component of the carrier matrix. The colorant may be bound by ioni ...


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Jorg Muller, Michael Divo, Gabriele Stiehl: Disposable absorbent article having an improved topsheet. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, Ken K Patel, April 8, 2003: US06545197 (65 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a disposable absorbent article having a topsheet, a backsheet joined to the topsheet, and an absorbent core positioned between the topsheet and backsheet. The topsheet includes a backing and a sheet of fibers. The sheet of fibers have anchor portions in the backing at spaced ...


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Jeffrey Hale Blumenthal, Michael Joseph Lamping, Donald Louis Wires: Method and apparatus utilizing servo motors for placing parts onto a moving web. The Procter and Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, Jay A Krebs, Ken K Patel, November 9, 2004: US06814217 (62 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for receiving parts traveling at a first speed through a receiving zone and applying the parts onto a carrier traveling at a second speed through an application zone. Transferring devices transport the parts between the zones. The transferring devices are coupled to programmable ...


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Gary Dean LaVon: Disposable absorbent article having backsheet strips. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, Matthew P Fitzpatrick, Ken K Patel, November 8, 2005: US06962578 (61 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article includes two laterally opposing longitudinally extending backsheet strips attached to an exterior surface of an absorbent assembly in laterally opposing attachment zones. Each backsheet strip may include a water-impermeable layer and may be extensible. The absorbent as ...


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Larry K Johnson, Stephen J Lange, John J Angstadt, Bradley E Walsh, Fredrick W Gibson: Method for making a seam for use in disposable articles. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, David M Weirich, Ken K Patel, April 27, 2004: US06726792 (61 worldwide citation)

A method of making a flangeless seam for a disposable article including the following steps: A first member of the disposable article is provided. An electromagnetic field responsive member is provided on the first member. The first member is folded about the electromagnetic field responsive member ...


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Donald C Roe, Nicholas A Ahr, Christopher P Bewick Sonntag, Mattias Schmidt, Stephen A Goldman, John Christison, David Joseph Kenneth Goulait: Diaper including feces modification agent. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, David M Weirich, Ken K Patel, May 28, 2002: US06395955 (53 worldwide citation)

An article to be fitted to a wearer including an agent which is available in an effective concentration to physically or chemically modify some or all of the fecal material or other bodily exudates deposited in the article. The modification of the feces may improve acceptance and/or retention of the ...


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Gregory Ashton, Eiro Fukuda: Disposable pant-type diaper having enhanced extensibility around waist opening. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, David W Weirich, Ken K Patel, November 12, 2002: US06478785 (51 worldwide citation)

A disposable garment having enhanced extensibility around waist opening is disclosed. The disposable garment has a front region, a back region and a crotch region between the front region and the back region. The disposable garment comprises a chassis and seams. The chassis comprises a topsheet, a b ...


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Donald C Roe: Disposable absorbent article having capacity to store low-viscosity fecal material. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, David M Weirich, Ken K Patel, July 2, 2002: US06414215 (51 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article, such as a diaper. The disposable absorbent article has a first topsheet with apertures large enough for low-viscosity fecal material to pass through to a fecal material storage element. The fecal material storage element immobilizes the fecal material in position for ...