A look at the many applications and types of nanoscience in the pharmaceutical industry
1. Shashi Rekha, Galgotias University, Student, India
With the ageing of the baby boomer generation, an already massive industry, healthcare, stands to expand even more. Pharmaceutical companies will innovate in response to the needs of patients, as their customer base grows and their profits increase. Medications are becoming more complex and potentially harmful, necessitating novel ways of delivery to ensure they reach the intended targets. As a consequence, well-known pharmaceutical companies are adopting state-of-the-art methods and equipment. Nanotechnology in medicine is a cutting-edge field. Pharmacological nanotechnology is expected to have far-reaching consequences for several fields of illness diagnosis and treatment because to the innovative tools, opportunities, and scope it affords. Possibilities to enhance substances and hospital instruments, as well as to contribute to the expansion of innovation, may be found in pharmacologic nanobiotechnology, which is a subfield of nanomaterials. There is reason to be optimistic about the future of nanometric medicine delivery systems, given the rate of invention, the industrialization of several biological nanocomposites, and the growing interest from academic institutions, government agencies, and private businesses.
It is widely accepted today that nanotechnology will be the foundational technology of the 21st century. In modern times, nanostructured materials and nanomaterials methods are used to create a wide range of products that enhance human well-being, including enhanced composites, enhanced catalytic performance, enhanced toughness and resistance to abrasion, and a host of consumer goods (including beauty products and sun protection). When it comes to the delivery of bioactives and diagnostics in space and time, as well as the development of intelligent materials for tissue engineering, pharmaceuticals nanostructures has emerged as a topic with enormous promise. Its nano-engineered technologies provide novel opportunities, new tools, and a broader range of applications that are expected to significantly affect the diagnostics, prognostic, and treatment of a broad spectrum of diseases.
The pharmacy nanotechnology offers opportunities to improve materials, medical devices, and promote the creation of new methods in areas where more recognized and conventional solutions may be nearing their limitations. In light of the economic losses caused by off-patent pharmaceuticals, the availability of new intellectual technology provides a glimmer of optimism for businesses. Because of this, we will soon have access to state-of-the-art nanotechnology that will greatly improve our ability to detect, diagnose, treat, and prevent illness. Nanotechnologies and "intelligent medicine" are two such technologies.
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Rekha, Shashi. “A look at the many applications and types of nanoscience in the pharmaceutical industry.” Scientific Research Journal of Medical & Health Science, vol. 1, no. 1, 2022, pp. 24-30, https://isrdo.org/journal/SRJMH/currentissue/a-look-at-the-many-applications-and-types-of-nanoscience-in-the-pharmaceutical-industry
Rekha, S. (2022). A look at the many applications and types of nanoscience in the pharmaceutical industry. Scientific Research Journal of Medical & Health Science, 1(1), 24-30. https://isrdo.org/journal/SRJMH/currentissue/a-look-at-the-many-applications-and-types-of-nanoscience-in-the-pharmaceutical-industry
Rekha Shashi, A look at the many applications and types of nanoscience in the pharmaceutical industry, Scientific Research Journal of Medical & Health Science 1, no. 1(2022): 24-30, https://isrdo.org/journal/SRJMH/currentissue/a-look-at-the-many-applications-and-types-of-nanoscience-in-the-pharmaceutical-industry