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Nanotechnology in Health Care

1st Edition

Edited by Sanjeeb K. Sahoo

Pan Stanford

348 pages | 6 Color Illus. | 29 B/W Illus.

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pub: 2012-11-06
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Description

Nanotechnologies are among the fastest growing areas of scientific research, and this is expected to have a substantial impact on human health care, especially in biomedical applications and nanomedicine now and in the near future. In the present scenario, nanotechnology is spreading its wings to address the key problems in the field of nanomedicine and human health care by improving diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and tissue engineering. This book provides an in-depth investigation of nanotechnology-based therapy and recent advancements in this field for revolutionizing the treatments for various fatal diseases, including cardiovascular and infectious diseases.

Table of Contents

Nanomedicine: Emerging Field of Nanotechnology to Human Health

Nanomedicines: Impacts in Ocular Delivery and Targeting

Immuno-Nanosystems to CNS Pathologies: State of the Art

PEGylated Zinc Protoporphyrin: A Micelle-Forming Polymeric Drug for Cancer Therapy

ORMOSIL Nanoparticles: Nanomedicine Approach for Drug/Gene Delivery to the Brain

Magnetic Nanoparticles: A Versatile System for Therapeutic and Imaging System

Nanobiotechnology: A New Generation of Biomedicine

Application of Nanotechnology-Based Drug Delivery and Targeting to Lungs

Aptamers and Nanomedicine in Cancer

Nanotechnology for Regenerative Medicine

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED003000
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / General
TEC027000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Nanotechnology & MEMS