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JOURNALS || ASIO Journal of Drug Delivery (ASIO-JDD) [ISSN: 2455-2828]
NANOTECHNOLOGY: A TOOLS AND ITS APPLICATION IN NANOMEDICINE

Author Names : Monika Taunk
Page No. : 01-16  volume 2 issue 1
Article Overview

Abstract

Nanoscience and nanotechnology are the study and application of extremely small things and can be used across all the other science fields, such as chemistry, biology, physics, material science, and engineering. Nanotechnology is the engineering of functional systems at the molecular scale and this covers both current work and concepts that are more advanced.  Nanotechnology involves the creation and use of materials and devices at the level of molecules and atoms. Nanotechnology offers important new tools expected to have a great impact on many areas in medical technology. It provides extraordinary opportunities not only to improve materials and medical devices but also to create new “smart” devices and technologies where existing and more conventional technologies may be reaching their limits. It is expected to accelerate scientific as well as economic activities in medical research and development. Nanotechnology has the potential to make significant contributions to disease detection, diagnosis, therapy, and prevention. Tools are an important and integral part for early detection. Several medical devices have already been benefited from recent developments in nanotechnology. These medical devices are in use or are currently being commercialized. Nanotechnology is definitely a medical boon for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer disease. Nanomedicine is the medical application of nanotechnology. Nanomedicine ranges from the medical applications of nanomaterials and biological devices to nanoelectronic biosensors, and even possible future applications of molecular nanotechnology such as biological machines. Nanomedicine seeks to deliver a valuable set of research tools and clinically useful devices in the near future. The applications for nanomedicine like Biopharmaceutical Application, Implantable Material and Devices, Surgical aids, Diagnostic tools have been illustrated.

Keywords: Biopharmaceutical Application, Implantable Material and Devices, Surgical aids.

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