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Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials in the Treatment of Life-threatening Diseases
Author : Narenda Kumar,Rajiv Kumar
Publisher : William Andrew
Release Date : 2013-12-05
ISBN 10 : 0323264506
Pages : 408 pages
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Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials in the Treatment of Life-threatening Diseases takes a scientific approach to nanotechnology and nanomaterials applications in medicine, while also explaining the core biological principles for an audience of biomedical engineers, materials scientists, pharmacologists, and medical diagnostic technicians. The book is structured by major disease groups, offering a practical, application-based focus for scientists, engineers, and clinicians alike. The spectrum of medical applications is explored, from diagnostics and imaging to drug delivery, monitoring, therapies, and disease prevention. It also focuses specifically on the synthesis of nanomaterials and their potential health risks (particularly toxicity). Nanomedicine — the application of nanomaterials and devices for addressing medical problems — has demonstrated great potential for enabling improved diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of many serious illnesses, including cancer, cardiovascular and neurological disorders, HIV/AIDS, and diabetes, as well as many types of inflammatory and infectious diseases. Gain an understanding of how nanotechnologies and nanomaterials can be deployed in the fight against the major life-threatening diseases: cancer, neurological disorders (including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's), cardiovascular diseases, and HIV/AIDS Discover the latest developments in nanomedicine, from therapies and drug delivery to diagnostics and disease prevention The authors cover the health risks of nanomaterials as well as their benefits, considering toxicity and potential carcinogens

Essentials in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Author : Narendra Kumar,Sunita Kumbhat
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2016-04-11
ISBN 10 : 1119096111
Pages : 488 pages
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This book describes various aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology. It begins with an introduction to nanoscience and nanotechnology and includes a historical prospective, nanotechnology working in nature, man -made nanomaterial and impact of nanotechnology illustrated with examples. It goes on to describes general synthetic approaches and strategies and also deals with the characterization of nanomaterial using modern tools and techniques to give basic understanding to those interested in learning this emerging area. It then deals with different kinds of nanomaterial such as inorganics, carbon based-, nanocomposites and self-assembled/supramolecular nano structures in terms of their varieties, synthesis, properties etc. In addition, it contains chapters devoted to unique properties with mathematical treatment wherever applicable and the novel applications dealing with information technology, pollution control (environment, water), energy, nanomedicine, healthcare, consumer goods etc.

Nanomedicine for the Treatment of Disease
Author : Sarwar Beg,Mahfoozur Rahman,Md. Abul Barkat,Farhan Jalees Ahmad
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2019-09-25
ISBN 10 : 0429758839
Pages : 530 pages
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This new volume, Nanomedicine for the Treatment of Disease: From Concept to Application, looks at the application of nanomedicines with a particular focus on their use in the treatment of diseases. The chapters in this volume, contributed by eminent scientists, researchers, and nanotechnologists from across the globe, highlight key advancements, challenges, and opportunities in the area of application of nanomedicines for disease treatment. They explore the design and development of therapeutic nanocarriers for targeting drugs for satiating the demands of disease treatment process. The volume explores the use nanomedicines for the diagnosis and treatment of a multitude various diseases and health conditions, including respiratory diseases, neurological disorders, genetic diseases, pulmonary fungal infections, neuroAIDS, cardiovascular disorders, gastric and colonic diseases, skin disorders, cancer, brain tumors, leishmaniasis and other visceral diseases, hypertension, and ocular diseases.

Applications of Nanobiotechnology for Neglected Tropical Diseases
Author : Fabio Rocha Formiga,Inamuddin,Patrícia Severino
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2021-02-26
ISBN 10 : 0128211016
Pages : 604 pages
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Applications of Nanobiotechnology for Neglected Tropical Diseases describes recent advances in nanobiotechnology that can be applied to reducing the global disease burden of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The book explores the application of nanotechnology on the development of safe, effective, and reliable tools to prevent, diagnose, and treat NTDs. Furthermore, Applications of Nanobiotechnology for Neglected Tropical Diseases includes multidisciplinary content, combining knowledge from biochemistry, medicinal chemistry, material sciences, pharmacology, and pharmaceutics. The book is divided into three main parts, each outlining one major type of approach: (1) nano-based approaches for prevention, (2) nano-diagnostics and detection, and (3) nanotherapeutics. Each part contains chapters that delve into the different applications of the type of approach being presented in that part. A discussion of other approaches against NTD follows these three parts. This book is remarkable in its ability to encompass and thoroughly explain the latest techniques in nanobiotechnology, from basic research to patient-oriented investigation. Offers a broad overview of nanobiotechnology applied to the prevention, diagnostics, and treatment of NTDs Presents cutting-edge recent advances in nanobiotechnology, focusing on diseases reported by the World Health Organization’s NTDs Roadmap (e.g., leishmaniasis, malaria, schistosomiasis, filariasis, etc.) Provides a deep discussion about ground-breaking approaches designed to meet the medical needs of patients suffering from NTDs Gives examples of multidisciplinary investigations into NTDs, from research labs to clinics

Nanotechnology Based Approaches for Tuberculosis Treatment
Author : Prashant Kesharwani
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2020-06-10
ISBN 10 : 0128226110
Pages : 284 pages
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Nanotechnology Based Approaches for Tuberculosis Treatment discusses multiple nanotechnology-based approaches that may help overcome persisting limitations of conventional and traditional treatments. The book summarizes the types of nano drugs, their synthesis, formulation, characterization and applications, along with the most important administration routes. It also explores recent advances and achievements regarding therapeutic efficacy and provides possible future applications in this field. It will be a useful resource for investigators, pharmaceutical researchers, innovators and scientists working on technology advancements in the areas of targeted therapies, nano scale imaging systems, and diagnostic modalities in tuberculosis. Addresses the gap between nanomedicine late discovery and early development of tuberculosis therapeutics Explores tuberculosis nanomedicine standardization and characterization with newly developed treatment, diagnostic and treatment monitoring modalities Covers the field thoroughly, from the pathogenesis of tuberculosis and multi-drug resistant mycobacterium tuberculosis, to treatment approaches using nanotechnology and different nanocarriers

Nano Drug Delivery Strategies for the Treatment of Cancers
Author : Awesh K. Yadav,Umesh Gupta,Rajeev Sharma
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2020-09-03
ISBN 10 : 0128197943
Pages : 374 pages
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Nano Drug Delivery Strategies for the Treatment of Cancers discusses several current and promising approaches for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer by using the most recent developments in nanomedical technologies. The book presents introductory information about the biology of different types of cancer in order to provide the reader with knowledge on their specificities. In addition, it discusses various novel drug delivery systems, detailing their functionalities, expected outcomes and future developments in the field, focusing on brain, mouth and throat, breast, lung, liver, pancreas, stomach, colon, bool, skin and prostate cancers. The book is a valuable source for cancer researchers, oncologists, pharmacologists and nanotechnologists who are interested in novel drug delivery systems and devices for treatment of various types of cancer that take advantage of recent advances in this exciting field. Discusses a wide range of promising approaches for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer using the latest advancement in cutting-edge nanomedical technologies Provides foundational information on different types of cancer and their biology to help the reader choose the best nano drug delivery system for patients Presents novel drug delivery systems based on nanoparticles, microparticles, liposomes, self-assembling Micelles and block copolymer micelles

Nanotechnology in Diagnosis, Treatment and Prophylaxis of Infectious Diseases
Author : Mahendra Rai,Kateryna Kon
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2015-05-23
ISBN 10 : 0128014717
Pages : 344 pages
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Nanotechnology in Diagnosis, Treatment and Prophylaxis of Infectious Diseases delivers comprehensive coverage of the application of nanotechnology to pressing problems in infectious disease. This text equips readers with cutting-edge knowledge of promising developments and future prospects in nanotechnology, paying special attention to microbes that are now resistant to conventional antibiotics, a concerning problem in modern medicine. Readers will find a thorough discussion of this new approach to infectious disease treatment, including the reasons nanotechnology presents a promising avenue for the diagnosis, treatment, and prophylaxis of infectious diseases. Provides a comprehensive overview of the use of nanotechnology in the treatment and diagnosis of infectious diseases Covers all common types of infective agents, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa, along with their vectors, ticks, mosquitoes, flies, etc. Delivers commentary from an international researcher base, providing insights across differing economic statuses Includes a foundation of basic nanotechnological concepts to aid in designing new strategies to combat several pathogenic diseases and cancer Illustrates the high antimicrobial potential of nanoparticles, ultimately demonstrating how they are a promising alternative class that can be successfully used in fighting a myriad of infections

Nanobiotechnology in Diagnosis, Drug Delivery and Treatment
Author : Mahendra Rai,Mehdi Razzaghi-Abyaneh,Avinash P. Ingle
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2020-11-10
ISBN 10 : 1119671795
Pages : 416 pages
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Presents nanobiotechnology in drug delivery and disease management Featuring contributions from noted experts in the field, this book highlights recent advances in the nano-based drug delivery systems. It also covers the diagnosis and role of various nanomaterials in the management of infectious diseases and non-infectious disorders, such as cancers and other malignancies and their role in future medicine. Nanobiotechnology in Diagnosis, Drug Delivery and Treatment starts by introducing how nanotechnology has revolutionized drug delivery, diagnosis, and treatments of diseases. It then focuses on the role of various nanocomposites in diagnosis, drug delivery, and treatment of diseases like cancer, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, and many others. Next, it discusses the application of a variety of nanomaterials in the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal tract disorders. The book explains the concept of nanotheranostics in detail and its role in effective monitoring of drug response, targeted drug delivery, enhanced drug accumulation in the target tissues, sustained as well as triggered release of drugs, and reduction in adverse effects. Other chapters cover aptamer-incorporated nanoparticle systems; magnetic nanoparticles; theranostics and vaccines; toxicological concerns of nanomaterials used in nanomedicine; and more. Provides a concise overview of state-of-the-art nanomaterials and their application like drug delivery in infectious diseases and non-infectious disorders Highlights recent advances in the nano-based drug delivery systems and role of various nanomaterials Introduces nano-based sensors which detect various pathogens Covers the use of nanodevices in diagnostics and theranostics Nanobiotechnology in Diagnosis, Drug Delivery and Treatment is an ideal book for researchers and scientists working in various disciplines such as microbiology, biotechnology, nanotechnology, pharmaceutical biotechnology, pharmacology, pharmaceutics, and nanomedicine.

Concise Concepts of Nanoscience and Nanomaterials
Author : N. Kumar,S. Kumbhat
Publisher : Scientific Publishers
Release Date : 2018-08-01
ISBN 10 : 938817206X
Pages : 342 pages
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This book provides a basic understanding of the emerging multidisciplinary area of nanoscience and nanomaterials being offered as core subjects both in basic sciences and engineering disciplines at graduate and postgraduate levels. The subject matter of the book is designed to generate a clear understanding on various aspects of nanoscience from fundamentals to technological applications along with the exhaustive account of nanomaterials classified in a very appropriate manner. Book includes a balanced view on the physics to understand the origin of unique properties of nanomaterials and well tested synthetic techniques including simple chemical and physical routes illustrated with examples. Special emphasis is given on the characterization techniques for nanomaterials in terms of spectroscopy, scattering phenomena and microscopy including their principle, methodology and data interpretation illustrated with examples. I order to drive on the significance of nanoscience and nanomaterials; impact of nanotechnology in diverse area such as health care, environment protection, agriculture, energy, security has been dealt separately. The historical perspective as well existence of nanomaterials in nature both in living and nonliving species has also been discussed in the beginning. It is hoped that the book will prove to be student centric at all levels, from different disciplines to understand the revolutionary as well as evolutionary field of nanoscience. Further, book will also be a valuable resource for professionals, researchers and others interested to gain understanding of the principles of nanoscience and benefits of nanomaterials in developing newer technology.

Application of Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery
Author : Ali Demir Sezer
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date : 2014-07-25
ISBN 10 : 9535116282
Pages : 554 pages
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This book collects reviews and original articles from eminent experts working in the interdisciplinary arena of nanotechnology use in drug delivery. From their direct and recent experience, the readers can achieve a wide vision on the new and ongoing potentialities of nanotechnology application of drug delivery. Since the advent of analytical techniques and capabilities to measure particle sizes in nanometer ranges, there has been tremendous interest in the use of nanoparticles for more efficient methods of drug delivery. On the other hand, this reference discusses advances in design, optimization, and adaptation of gene delivery systems for the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, pulmonary, genetic, and infectious diseases, and considers assessment and review procedures involved in the development of gene-based pharmaceuticals.

Proof and Concepts in Rapid Diagnostic Tests and Technologies
Author : Shailendra K. Saxena
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date : 2016-09-07
ISBN 10 : 953512580X
Pages : 172 pages
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This book gives a comprehensive overview of the recent advancements and developments of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) and technologies, which are quite novel approaches and might be used as laboratory bench manual for the rapid diagnosis of the various disease conditions. The book focuses on various aspects and properties of RDTs, point-of-care tests (POCTs), quality control, assurance, calibration, safety, nano-/microfluidic technologies, and fusion with DNA technologies. I hope that this work might increase the interest in this field of research and that the readers will find it useful for their investigations, management, and clinical usage.

Plunkett's Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Almanac
Author : N.A
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2004
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages
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