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Over the last two decades, significant progress has been made in the field of nanomedicine, resulting in a number of products, including therapeutics and imaging agents, enabling more effective and less toxic therapeutic and diagnostic interventions Nanomedicine is a combination of nanotechnology and medicine and it provide new direction in medical diagnosis, monitering and treatment at the level of single molecules or molecular assemblies at the “nano” scale of about 100nm or less. Nanomedicine is the application of nanoscale technologies to the practice of medicine. It is used for diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disease and to gain increased understanding of underlying disease mechanisms. Presently nanomedicine involves detection of particles, drug delivery system, emulsions, and carriers for delivering vaccines: and biomaterials with unusual properties and improved biocompatibility. The application of nanotechnology in areas of drug delivery and therapy is intended to have a great impact on public health. Nanoparticles and nanodevices e.g. nanobiosensors and nanobiochips are being used to improve drug discovery and development. Drug targeting by using nanoparticle should reduce systemic toxicity, encapsulation and nanocarriers protect drugs from metabolism and from excretion. Drug diffusion through pore is a novel method of administering antiangiogenic and antioxidant drugs in the treatment of proliferative vascular disease.

Nanotherapeutics: From Laboratory to Clinic focuses on nanomedicine products related to drug delivery and therapy i.e. nanotherapeutics. This book provides up-to-date research material in the area of nanotherapeutics. Its content is clear and instructive and imitates recent information in pharmaceutics. It should be of a valuable tool for all types of readers, including students, research scientists, pharmacists from the industry and practitioners from hospitals who want to develop their familiarity about nanomedicine. We discuss the regulatory pathway and initiatives endeavoring to ensure the safe and timely clinical translation of emerging nanotherapeutics. From this concise book, readers will gain an insight into the basics of nanoparticle preparation and find a more detailed account of what is therapeutically feasible by using nanoparticle approaches.

Nanotechnology represents a cluster of technologies with different characteristic and applications. Nanomedicine related solicitations are under development and this is a long process of converting nanomedicine in to commercially viable products. The crucial goal of nanotherapeutics is comprehensive monitoring repair and improvement of all human biologic system. There is great concern over the environmental and health risk with the use of nanomedicine. The protection and maintenance of health information of the patients is the ethical issue and ensuring privacy is of greatest importance while using nanomedicine.