Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2019, Page: 57-59
Nanomedicines and Its Applications in the Healthcare
Abu Syed Md. Anisuzzaman, Department of Radiation Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
Abdul Alim, Department of Pharmacy, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Received: Sep. 26, 2019;       Accepted: Oct. 30, 2019;       Published: Nov. 7, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.bs.20190504.13      View  101      Downloads  37
Nanomedicine is the advanced application of nanotechnology in the healthcare fields and it is one of the key technologies of the 21st century. A nanomedicine can be defined as the advanced applications of nanotechnology for the treatment, diagnosis, monitoring, and control of biological systems. Different sorts of nanocarrier (nanoparticles) are used for the manufacturing and to help delivery of target medicines. The term “nanomedicines” covers a number of materials and structures, for example, proteins, dendrimers, micelles, liposomes, polymers, emulsions, nanocapsules, nanoparticles, etc. Nanoparticles contain some exclusive properties and they can be used in conjunction with therapeutic components to facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of debilitating diseases like cancer, diabetes and so on. As the human body is comprised of different types of molecules; the availability of molecular nanotechnology permits dramatic progress in human medical services. Nanomedicines provide vital scope for medical profession, primarily for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, and eventually for the improvement of knowledge of natural human biological systems and its functions. It is a developing group of therapeutics that involve the understanding of phenomena on the nanometer scale. Nanomedicines research needs expertise in a range of diverse fields (Life Sciences, Physics & Chemistry) and requires multidisciplinary team members. Future applications of nanomedicine in medical science will be reflected by using nanorobots for detection and treatment of various diseases.
Nanomedicine, Nanotechnology, Nanoparticles, Nanorobots, Drug Delivery
To cite this article
Abu Syed Md. Anisuzzaman, Abdul Alim, Nanomedicines and Its Applications in the Healthcare, Biomedical Sciences. Vol. 5, No. 4, 2019, pp. 57-59. doi: 10.11648/j.bs.20190504.13
Copyright © 2019 Authors retain the copyright of this article.
This article is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Nanomedicines Design: Approaches towards the Imaging and Therapy of Brain Tumours. Chapman M, Pascu SI (2012) J Nanomedic Nanotechnol S4: 006. doi: 10.4172/2157-7439.S4-006.
Nanotechnology Applications and Approaches in Medicines: A Review. Keskinbora KH, Jameel MA (2018) J Nanosci Nanotechnol Res Vol. 2 No. 2: 6.
Nanomedicines and Drug Delivery-A review. Neha Anand, Journal of Pharmaceutics and nanotechnology, Volume 4 (2016), Special Issue 2.
Novel Methods in Nanomedicines for Drug Delivery Systems: Cancer Therapies. Mozhdeh H. Biomed J Sci & Tech Res. 1 (1) -2017. BJSTR. MS. ID.000154. DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000154.
Nanomedicine Drug Delivery System. Somwanshi et al.: Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences; 3/22, year 2013, pages: 9-15.
Introduction to Nanomedicine. Academic Editor: Derek J. McPhee, ISM, University of Bordeaux, 351 Cours de la Libération, 33405 Talence Cedex, France; Molecules 2016, 21, 4; doi: 10.3390/molecules21010004 www.mdpi.com/journal/molecules.
Future Medicine: Nanomedicine. Syed Abeer, JIMSA July-September 2012 Vol. 25 No. 3.
Nanomedicine-the Future of Cancer Treatment: A Review. Sebastian R (2017). J Cancer Prev Curr Res 8 (1): 00265. DOI: 10.15406/jcpcr.2017.08.00265.
Nanotechnology in Medicine: From Inception to Market Domination. Valentina Morigi, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Journal of Drug Delivery, Volume 2012, Article ID 389485, 7 pages, doi: 10.1155/2012/389485.
History and Possible Uses of Nanomedicine Based on Nanoparticles and Nanotechnological Progress. Krukemeyer et al., J Nanomed Nanotechnol 2015, 6: 6. DOI: 10.4172/2157-7439.1000336.
Nanomedicine: current status and future prospects. Moghimi et al, Vol. 19, March 2005, The FASEB Journal.
Nanomedicine and its role in Ophthalmology. Idris Akbani1, J Cont Med A Dent September-December 2014 Volume 2 Issue 3.
Emerging trends of nanomedicine –an overview. Selvarajan Sandhiya et al, Fundamental and Clinical Pharmacology · July 2009-23 (2009) 263–269.
Applying Nanotechnology to Human Health: Revolution in Biomedical Sciences. Siddhartha Shrivastava and Debabrata Dash, Hindawi Publishing Corporation Journal of Nanotechnology Volume 2009, Article ID 184702, 14 pages, doi: 10.1155/2009/184702.
Combating atherosclerosis with targeted nanomedicines: recent advances and future prospective. Nakhlband A., et al., BioImpacts, 2018, 8 (1), 59-75. doi: 10.15171/bi.2018.08 http://bi.tbzmed.ac.ir.
Nanomedicine to Tumor by Enzymosomes. Nanjwade BK et al, J Nanotechnol Nanomed Nanobiotechnol year 2015, Volume 2: 004. DOI: 10.24966-NTMB-2044-100004.
Clinical Applications of Nanomedicines: A Review. Raghvendra et al, Volume: I: Issue-2: Aug-Oct -2010, International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology Page: 660, Available online at www.ijabpt.com.
Current Status of Nanomedicine and Medical Nanorobotics. Robert A. Freitas, Jr. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, Vol. 2, 1–25, 2005.
Nanomedicine: Application Areas and Development Prospects, Houria Boulaiz et al, Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2011, 12, 3303-3321; doi: 10.3390/ijms12053303.
Nanomedicine: Current Status and Future Implications, Shailesh Yadav et al, Indian Journal of Clinical Practice, Vol. 22, No. 12, May 2012.
The future of nanomedicine: Promises and limitations, R. L. Juliano, Science and Public Policy 39 (2012) pp. 99–104, doi: 10.3152/030234212X13214603531969.
Nanomedicine: a hope for mankind, Ting Ting Qiao, Jagadeesh Suriyaprakash, Journal of Nanomedicine Research, Volume 7 Issue 2–2018: 86‒87.
The Coming Era of Nanomedicine Fritz Allhoff, The American Journal of Bioethics, 9 (10): 3–11, 2009, ISSN: 1526-5161 print/1536-0075 online, DOI: 10.1080/15265160902985027.
Nanomedicines for renal disease: current status and future applications, Kamaly, N., He, J. C., Ausiello, D. A., & Farokhzad, O. C. (2016). Nature Reviews. Nephrology, 12 (12), 738-753. https://doi.org/10.1038/nrneph.2016.156.
Nanomedicine: Therapeutic Applications and Limitations, Roy Gaurab et al, January 2014. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6363-3.ch005.
Browse journals by subject