What Is Nano Technology.
Nanotechnology is the manipulation of matter at the atomic and molecular scale to create materials with remarkably varied and new properties
Nano comes from the Greek word for dwarf, usually nanotechnology is defined as the research and development of materials, devices, and systems exhibiting physical, chemical, and biological properties that are different from those found on a larger scale (matter smaller than scale of things like molecules and viruses).
NanoTechnology In Medicine;
Is the use of science and technology in diagnosing,preventing and treating diseases,traumatic injuries by reducing pain of patients and improving human health using nanobots and nano scale materials and particles.
Nanomedicine It simply means using biotechnologies,nanobots(tiny robots smaller than viruses,molecules and atoms ),genetic reengineering to treat patients with diseases faster and quicker at the molecular and atomic levels.
When we take most drugs and vaccines to prevent or cure diseases or injuries,most of these proteins/antibiotics in the drugs are dissolved by the body before they get to the source where they are needed to heal that particular diseases or injury.
So by using nanotech materials methods these proteins/antigenes in the drugs are carried directly to where they are needed in the body in such a manner that ensure they do not dissolve too quickly.
Benefits Of NanoTechnology In Medicine.
1). Diagnosis of diseases and deficiencies in the body can be easily detected by nanobots when injected in the body.
2). Treatments of cancers and terminal diseases can be tailored to match a patient genetic components which leads to effective and quick recovery.
3) Nanomaterials,nanatubes, nanometers and nanobots can be used to deliver drugs quicker/directly to the immune system.
4). It would ensure more efficient treatment options for dealing with the same medical conditions for different patients .
5). It ensures doctors and medical experts the ability to use nanoscale nanorobots to precision, in curing and reconstructive procedure in cellular and molecular levels on the human body.
6). It would prevent wastage of medical resources as prescription and treatments can be done effectively within the shortest period of time.
7). Nanobots can be used to kill and target cancer cells,tumors and reconstruction of tissues and cells doctors find difficult to operate even with surgical procedures.
8).It would prevent the use of toxic drugs and antimedical proceduces for treating patients.
9).Nano particles maybe used to deliver genes to the cells in our body needing repairs.
Potential Risks of NanoTechnology In Medicine.
The use of nanotech and nanobots in medicine can become hazardous to patients and human at somepoint if;
1). Misused and abused by medical professionals and doctors.
2). Nanotech particles or robots used to carry drug to the brain or immune system may become toxic and affect the brain/body.
3). Nanobots are not controlled or fails during programming while in the body, may become harmful and attack the human system.
4). Nano particles may sometimes be recognized and eliminated by the immune system if not well modified.
5).Nano particles are often dissolved in the bloodstream after they have done their task,but when they don't dissolve may become a like a virus fighting against our body.
6). Nano particles and bots could migrate to places in the body it wasn't programned to reach and cause more harm to organs and tissues in the body.
7). Nano particles may cause thrombosis(blood clot) in the blood vessels.
8). Nanoparticles may cause disorder of cardiac activity in the body.
Nanotechnology will definitely change and improve the quality of medical care in combating and treatment of diseases and clinical disorder in human life.
As with every technological development by humans, it can also pose a devastating threat to human life when abused, used against medical and ethical guidelines and procedures in ways like never before.
It has the potential to be of immense benefits by improving medical and clinical procedures and treatment of diseases that previously where incurable without programmable and controllable microscale nanorobots and nanomaterials.
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