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Published Date: 2014-04-14

This report covers the market analysis for various drugs, devices and treatment technologies used in assistance and to control human reproduction. The stakeholders for this study include manufacturers and providers of contraceptive technologies and infertility solutions. 

Published Date: 2014-04-08

Synthetic biology defined as the synthesis of artificial or natural components in order to form new artificial living system by re-molding existing biological elements. It aims to attain new preferred functions of artificially modified organisms intended for high yield production of biological systems. Synthetic biology plays an important role in the field of life sciences by developing cheap synthesis procedures.

Published Date: 2014-03-25

Smoking cessation or nicotine de-addiction can be achieved by various modes such as nicotine replacement products, e-cigarettes, anti-depressants and nicotine receptor agonists such as Zyban (bupropion), and Chantix/Champix (varenicline). Smoking de-addiction is also possible with or without assistance of healthcare professionals.

Published Date: 2014-03-21

This report on antibacterial drugs market studies the current as well as future prospects of the market globally. The market for antibacterial drugs is segmented on the basis of major classes of drugs, namely, aminoglycosides, B-lactams, tetracyclines, sulfonamides, quinolones/fluoroquinolones, macrolides and phenicols.

Published Date: 2014-03-21

Prenatal testing and diagnosis have enabled the detection of certain genetic abnormalities in as early as 8 to 10 weeks of gestation and also helps to determine the sex of the fetus. Prenatal and newborn genetic testing is referred to as the utilization of screening/diagnostic procedures for a fetus or a new born baby to detect chromosomal abnormalities such as Down syndrome, Patau syndrome and Edward syndrome.

Published Date: 2014-03-19

Membrane technology is widely used in various development phases of pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and life sciences industries. Membrane technology includes membrane applications from laboratory drug research to large scale pharmaceutical manufacturing. Applications of membrane technology in pharmaceutical, life sciences and biopharmaceutical industries include lab-scale DNA and protein separation and analysis, drug screening, cell culturing and examination, and virus removal.

Published Date: 2014-02-28

A rising tide of regulatory expectations, tougher inspection regime and instant need of patient reporting has provided the much needed impetus for the growth of the pharmacovigilance market. An upsurge in number of acute and chronic diseases has consequently led to a rise in number of drug consumption, which has also elicited a growth in the number of adverse drug events and drug toxicity cases. 

Published Date: 2014-02-06

This report studies the global organ preservation solutions market based on the various solutions available in the market in which organs are preserved, type of preservation techniques used and the major geographic markets.

Published Date: 2014-02-03

The life sciences BPO market comprises services offered by Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs) and Contract Research Organizations (CROs) to the biotech pharmaceutical companies. A rise in demand for low cost drugs, patent expirations and uncertain economic conditions have compelled the pharmaceutical players to take support of various outsourcing services.

Published Date: 2014-01-31

Endocrinology, a branch of medicine deals with the study of structural and functional elements of the endocrine system. This system comprises endocrine glands (thyroid, adrenal, pituitary and others) and secretory organs (pancreas, hypothalamus) that release hormones directly into the blood stream and regulate the body functioning. 

Published Date: 2014-01-28

The global drugs of abuse testing market is rapidly growing due to the rising awareness of government and non-government organizations towards ill effects of illicit drugs and to control socio-economical losses associated with drug abuse. 

Published Date: 2014-01-24

The global ophthalmic drugs market is growing rapidly and is expected to witness healthy growth in the next five years. Some of the key driving factors for the market are increasing prevalence of eye disorders such as glaucoma, dry eye diseases and retinal diseases. 

Published Date: 2013-12-30

Forensic Technologies Market (Physical Crime Forensics, Laboratory Forensics, Portable Forensics, Forensic Tools and Products) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019 - customized

Published Date: 2013-12-16

Umbilical cord blood banking or cord blood banking is the practice of preserving blood from the umbilical cord for future use. Such preserved cord blood is used in medical therapies in similar fashion as that of stem cells derived from bone marrow. Cord blood banking is practiced for using the cord blood stem cells for the purpose or re-populating blood and treating various medical conditions.

Published Date: 2013-12-13

The global equestrian market is a multi-billion dollar industry that comprises horse racing and betting, leisure and competitive riding and has spawned and supports multifarious secondary markets; the equine healthcare market ranks as the one of the key secondary markets.

Published Date: 2013-10-25

Single Nucleotide Polymorphism represents the most common type of mutation in genomes of all life forms. The study attempts to understand the various facets such as technology, applications and geographical distribution of the SNP genotyping market. The market includes products, instruments and consumables such as reagents and arrays along with genotyping services.

Published Date: 2013-10-21

This report studies the global erectile dysfunction drugs market with a major focus on the branded drugs which include Viagra (sildenafil citrate), Cialis (tadalafil), Levitra/Staxyn (vardenafil), Stendra/Spedra (avanafil), Zydena (udenafil) and others such as MUSE (Medicated Urethral System for Erections), Mvix and Helleva.

Published Date: 2013-10-10

Transcriptomics refer to the structural and functional aspects of complete set of transcripts present in an individual or group of cells. The demand for transcriptomics research is increasing majorly due to consistent technological upgradations in several techniques (such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR), ribonucleic acid (RNA) sequencing and microarrays, etc.) employed for transcriptome analysis. 

Published Date: 2013-09-30

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are diseases that spread primarily through person-to-person sexual contact. Varied testing technologies used for the identification and analysis of the STD contracted comprise the definition of ‘diagnostic testing of STDs’. The location where diagnostic tests are delivered i.e. in the laboratories or at the point-of-care (POC) also comprises the definition of ‘diagnostic testing of STDs’.

Published Date: 2013-09-24

Infectious enteric diseases are usually caused by a variety of bacteria, viruses and parasites when they enter the body through mouth and intestinal tract, primarily as a result of ingesting contaminated food and liquids. The study analyzes the enteric disease testing market for 12 major types that includes campylobacteriosis, salmonellosis, giardiasis, cryptosporidiosis, amebiasis, norovirus infection and clostridium difficile mediated infection.

Published Date: 2013-08-21

Genomics and proteomics have greatly increased the volume and quality of information with regards to several lesser known genetic diseases and as such have expedited the cure for many illnesses. The market report encompasses the various technologies that account for genomics and proteomics research by various end users such as drug discovery and development, life-science research such as disease identification and diagnostics. 

Published Date: 2013-08-21

Molecular cytogenetics field is witnessing a significant growth owing to the growing demand of FISH and aCGH techniques. The advent of FISH has managed to overcome the loopholes of conventional cytogenetics techniques; FISH enables the detection of both structural and numerical chromosomal rearrangements.

Published Date: 2013-08-19

Forensic technologies can be defined as technologies used for the identification, analysis and evaluation of physical evidence gathered from the crime scene. The collected and analyzed forensic evidence is in turn used in criminal law to prove the guilt or innocence of the defendant. 

Published Date: 2013-07-31

The global pain management therapeutics market is expected to witness a decline during the forecast period (2012 to 2018) due to patent expirations of the key blockbuster revenue generating drugs such as Cymbalta (duloxetine) of Eli Lilly & Co. and Lyrica (pregabalin) of Pfizer, Inc. This report studies the global market for pain management therapeutics from three perspectives - therapeutic classes of drugs, indications and geography. 

Published Date: 2013-06-26

The research report on the epigenetics drugs and diagnostic technologies market provides detailed analysis of the global market and helps in understanding the driving forces for the growth of these technologies. The report also provides analysis of the drugs market by the mechanism of its action namely, DNMT inhibitors and HDAC inhibitors. The report also discusses the diagnostic technologies market by types which include DNA methylation and ChIP (Chromatin Immunoprecipitation) technology. 

Published Date: 2013-05-06

The cell culture market is experiencing impressive growth globally because of the tremendous increase in demand for biopharmaceutical products. Since its introduction as an integral part of the life science industry, the cell culture market has experienced huge growth in terms of scope as well as adoption by end users. The rapid double-digit growth in biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industries is slated to be the major driving force for the growth of the cell culture market in the future.

Published Date: 2013-05-01

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Published Date: 2013-04-22

The biotechnology market is expected to show substantial growth over the forecast period owing to regulatory support offered to various companies operating in the biotechnology field. In addition, the increased demand for food in developing countries has spurred the growth of the bioagriculture market. Bioseeds are expected to show exponential growth as compared to conventional seeds over the forecast period.

Published Date: 2013-03-20

This report provides an in-depth analysis and market forecast for the global pharmacy automation market for the period 2012 – 2018. The report provides details of the several pharmacy automation devices currently available in the market along with the impact of these machines on modern pharmacies in terms of efficiency, reduction in error and speed. 

Published Date: 2013-03-13

Peptide therapeutics is evolving as a promising field over the past few years as a result of continuous research and developments in the field for developing new and effective drugs. New delivery techniques and manufacturing technologies coupled with intensified research and development programs is resulting in the approval of new peptide based drugs.Peptide therapeutics is the best option in recombinant medicines due to their low toxicity, high specificity, and much lower molecular weight which makes it easier to prepare dosage plans for patients. Improvements in manufacturing process and delivery systems are triggering the growth of this industry.

Published Date: 2013-02-20

Radiopharmaceuticals imply the usage of radiation for non-invasive treatment and diagnosis of various diseases. Utilization of these molecules for medical purposes in PET and SPECT imaging has changed the entire algorithm of disease diagnosis. With rise in the aging population globally coupled with increasing rate of chronic cardiovascular, oncology and neurology diseases, there is tremendous growth potential in this market, especially in developing nations.

Published Date: 2013-01-24

This report provides the market estimate and forecast in terms of revenue for the global cloud computing market in healthcare industry. A detailed analysis of the market trends, current scenarios and future trends from 2012 to 2018 is available in the report. The market is analyzed by using concepts such as market dynamics including drivers, restraints and opportunities along with their impact analysis and market attractiveness analysis.

Published Date: 2013-01-17

This report covers the market revenue for the global healthcare contract research outsourcing market. A detailed analysis of the market trends, current scenarios and future trends is available in the report. The market is analyzed by using concepts such as market dynamics including drivers, restraints and opportunities along with their impact analyses trend analysis, and market attractiveness analysis. 

Published Date: 2013-01-16

This report covers the performance of the various drugs class segment used in liver disease therapeutics in terms of their revenue. The global market for liver diseases therapeutics is classified into seven drug class segments namely, anti-viral drugs, vaccines, immunosuppressants, immunoglobulins, targeted therapy, corticosteroids and chemotherapy with their estimated and forecasted market size from 2012 to 2018, along with their compound annual growth rate.

Published Date: 2013-01-07

General Medicine or internal medicine is a branch of medicine which deals with the prevention, diagnosis and subsequent treatment of adult diseases. The specialists who deal with this branch of medicine are called “internists” and ones who work with children are called pediatricians. General Medicine is further specialized depending on the organ or organ systems, such as cardiology, anesthesiology, endocrinology, nephrology etc. On an average 75,000 medical students choose internal medicine as a career option annually around the world. 

Published Date: 2012-11-28

Global market for bioinformatics is expected to reach $8.3 billion over the year 2014 at the CAGR of 24.8% during the forecasted period. With the increasing demands from US and Europe, among all major segments bioinformatics platforms market is expected to have the maximum share. Developing economies like US and Europe are biggest consumers of this market and this trend is supported by increasing demand for sequencing platforms with growing research in the field of life sciences using the techniques like gene expression analysis, protein expression analysis, and sequence analysis.

Published Date: 2012-11-28

This report is an effort to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the market penetration and corresponding sales of the pipeline chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) drugs, namely the combination drug netupitant–palonosetron FDC (fixed-dose combination), APF530 and rolapitant, in the next seven years.

Published Date: 2012-11-25

In this research report Transparency Market Research analyzes the global high-potency active pharmaceutical ingredients market (HPAPI) along with market dynamics and present market condition. It also covers the market of high-potency active pharmaceutical ingredients types and application in different regions of the world namely, North America, Europe, Asia and RoW along with their sub segments.

Published Date: 2012-10-30

Neuromodulation is one of the fastest growing sectors in the medical devices market. Neuromodulation devices provide symptomatic relief through alteration, or modulation of nerve system function. Neuromodulation functions either by stimulating nerves to produce a natural biological response or by applying small doses of medicines directly to the site of action. The neuromodulation devices market is growing rapidly due to increase in the ageing population resulting in increased demand for newer treatment options for age related diseases. This market is expected to benefit from the rise in demand for non-invasive treatment options.

Published Date: 2012-10-29

Increasing incidences of genetic diseases and rising rate of infertility are giving rise to diagnostic procedures like preimplantation genetic diagnosis. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis market is at its early stage and hence opening up new opportunities for expansion of this industry with continuous developments and emergence of new players. This virtually untapped market harbors numerous targets for strategic achievement and provides new applications for advanced genomic technologies. Increasing number of services in preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) industry will attract more number of patients, thus boosting the industry growth. Market characteristics of PGD industry are dictated by dynamics of infertility markets. The greater market saturation achieved by expanding PGD services will promote the overall growth of this market in the future.

Published Date: 2012-10-26

This report covers an analysis for cervical cancer diagnostic tests (Pap smear tests, Colposcopy tests and ECC procedures) market. The market is analyzed in terms of number of test results and procedures performed in thousands and revenue in USD thousands. Pap smear testing is a cervical cancer diagnosis method performed on women. It is a preventive measure and is done to test for the presence of cervical cancer in an early stage. Cervical cancer, if detected at an early stage could be treated successfully. An abnormal Pap smear test result leads to the performance of further tests and procedures in order to confirm the presence of cervical cancer. 

Published Date: 2012-10-24

This report covers Netupitant - Palonosetron FDC along with their sales projection, current scenario, SWOT analysis, clinical trials and opportunities. It also covers the factors driving this market and the regional analysis including United States, Europe, Australia and UK among others.  The present market condition and performance has been mentioned in detail along with the CINV patient pool.

Published Date: 2012-09-19

This report is an effort to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the Insulin market in each of the country analyzed based on sub-segments, types of diabetes, value chain and market types over the next five years. The report provides extensive analysis of the Insulin market, current market trends and future forecast for better understanding of the Individual Insulin market.

Published Date: 2012-09-13

This report helps to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the U.S. vaccine market and sub-markets in the next six years. The report provides extensive analysis of the US vaccine industry, current market trends, industry drivers and challenges for better understanding of the U.S.vaccine market structure. The report has segregated the U.S. vaccine industry in terms of product type.

Published Date: 2012-08-15

Circulating tumor cell technology is an enabling technology for recovery and analysis of separated cancer cells in the peripheral blood. CTC technology offers advantages like high sensitivity, high specificity, reproducible, repeatable, and non-invasive diagnostic assay for guiding treatment decision and improved patient triage.

Published Date: 2012-06-18

Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) are diseases that cause chest symptoms leading to coughing, difficulty in breathing and wheezing. Asthma impacts a patient during the night time whereas COPD affects the patient during the day time. They can coexist in the same individual whereas the cause and treatment of both these symptoms are different. Asthma is caused majorly due to allergies whereas COPD is a result of smoking. Asthma leads to inflammation of lungs and COPD leads to destructive illness of lungs. 

Published Date: 2012-04-16

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nutraceutical Ingredient in USD million by the following segments: body building, weight control, controlling diabetes, and pain relief. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and MEA. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2012 through 2017. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. 

Published Date: 2012-02-19

Melatonin, 5-HTP and Serotonin Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019

Published Date: 2012-01-30

In 2009, the global Osteoporosis drug market was worth USD 6.8 billion, with Bisphosphonate class of drugs leading the market. Amgen’s Denosumab is the recent entrant to the Osteoporosis treatment market, following its approval from the U.S. and European Union (also approved for bone loss associated with prostate cancer). 

Published Date: 2012-01-16

Increased prevalence of Osteoporosis among Chinese female population is the principal growth driver of the Osteoporosis drug industry. The other key growth drivers for Chinese Osteoporosis market include increasing elderly aged population, rising living standards of the Chinese people and increasing awareness and bone health education.

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Neuroprotective products are medications that are used to protect or preserve the neuronal structure of the brain from degeneration and injury. These products are extensively used as treatment option for many central nervous system complications such as stroke, neurodegenerative diseases, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.

 

Nerve repair and regeneration, a subfield of neural tissue engineering often refers to the repair or regrowth of nervous tissues, cells or cellular products. The mechanism involved in nerve repair and regeneration includes generation of new glial cells, neurons, myelin, axons and synapses. The nervous system is classified under two broad divisions, namely, the central and peripheral nervous system.

 

Men’s health therapeutics are used for males to treat and correct the diseases and disorders specific to androgens. Such therapeutics have garnered attention in recent times because of the health problems as a result of changes in hormones level.A rise in average age of men is observed globally which further results into increase in number of males with declined testosterone levels.

 

Malaria is an infectious disease caused by plasmodium parasites that is transmitted from female anopheles mosquito.WHO stated that, malaria is one of the top public health challenge,globally. There are four species of malarial parasite that cause the disease namely,plasmodium vivax, plasmodium malariae, plasmodium ovale, and plasmodium falciparum.

 

Organ transplant immunosuppressants are a class of drugsadministered to lower the chances of organ rejection after a transplant and are also called as anti-rejection drugs. When a person gets an organ transplant such as kidney, liver or heart, the body identifies transplant as a foreign tissue and attacks it causing severe rejection. These immunosuppressant drugs weaken the immune system thereby decreasing the body’s reaction totransplant. 

 

Parenteral formulations are sterile liquid or solid dosages (powder) packaged in either single or multi dose containers. Intended for administration by injection or infusion, parenteral preparations provide maximum bioavailability and efficacy than the oral dosage forms. Largely, parenteral preparations are classified based on their volume into small and large volume parenteral formulations.

 

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is developed after an individual goes through a traumatic event such as serious injury, road accident, or sexual assault. The disorder is common in military soldiers who have very high chances of traumatic events due to stress of combat. Other contributing factors include history of drug abuse, mental illness, depression, and high stress in daily life.

 

Pharmaceutical formulations containing proteins and peptides are usually administered via intravenous or subcutaneous route of administration, because instability and sensitivity towards body fluids. However, owing to rising R&D activities and technological advancements, the researchers have successfully developed protein formulations that are orally administered with no change in therapeutic activity and pharmacokinetic aspects.

 

Hemophilia is a genetic disorder where the body fails to coagulate blood when blood vessel is ruptured. Between itsvariants, hemophilia A is more common than hemophilia B. A very rare form of hemophilia namely acquired hemophilia results from abnormalities in immune system of an individual. Acquired hemophilia is not a genetic disorder.

 

Human Papillomaviruses (HPV) are members of papillomaviridae family a group of more than 150 related viruses. These are specifically known as papillomaviruses because of some of its types give rise to a wart or papilloma which are benign growths. Some of them are also associated with certain cancers and known as carcinogenic HPVs. More than 40 types of HPV viruses are easily transferred from one person to another by sexual contact anal and oral.

 

Histones are the major protein constituents of eukaryotic nucleus. Histone methyltransferases catalyzes the transfer of methyl group to lysine and arginine residues of the histone protein. It catalyzes the reaction with the help of SN-2 mechanism where transfer of methyl group from S Adenosyl Methionine to amino group of target lysine takes place.

 

Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG)is a blood product administered intravenously. These are mainly used for the treatment of immune deficiencies, autoimmune diseases and acute infections. IVIG is given as a plasma protein replacement therapy for immune deficient patients (i.e. patients have decreased or abolished antibody productions). Intravenous immunoglobulin is administered to maintain sufficient antibody levels of a patient in order to prevent infections or to enhance immunity.

 

Histone deacetylase (HDAC) are enzymes which remove acetyl groups from an N-acetyl lysine amino acid present on a histone, thus wrapping the DNA tightly by the histones. Histone deacetylase inhibitors (HDIs) are compounds which interfere with this function of histone deacetylase. HDIs display promising potential in oncology for applications such as diagnosis, cancer detection and prognosis.

 

The completion of human genome project resulted in discovery of several human disease causing genes. This discovery has further led to the evolution of DNA diagnostic platforms and resulted in the transformation of DNA diagnostics platforms from a research based activity into a major professional or commercial activity. 

 

Cardiovascular diseases are leading cause of morbidity and mortality globally. Biomarkers are generally used as an indicator forparticular diseases such as rheumatic and congenital heart diseases and cardiac arrhythmia. Cardiac biomarkers are measurable and quantifiable biological parameters. These are specifically used to check the presence or severity of cardiovascular diseases.

 

Generic drugs are drugs that are not associated with any company or a brand name and are subject to regulation of countries where they are dispensed. According to US FDA generic medicines are drugs that are identical or within an acceptable bioequivalent range with respect to pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics properties of branded drugs. 

 

Anti-inflammatory therapeutics are mostly used to reduce inflammation. These drugs are types of analgesics that are used for reducing pain.Primarily, these therapeutics are used in disease conditions such as respiratory diseases, arthritis, inflammatory bowel diseases and multiple sclerosis. Anti-inflammatory therapeutics alleviate pain by counteracting the enzyme cyclooxygenase enzyme.

 

Hemophilia is a group of hereditary genetic disorders that affects the body’s ability to control blood coagulation. The bleeding can be internal or external, especially in the ankles, knees and elbows. The two most common type of hemophilia are hemophilia A and hemophilia B, while another type which is the rarest hemophilia known as acquired hemophilia is not an inherited condition but is caused by immune system acting against the clotting factors present in blood.

 

C-reactive protein (CRP) is an immunoprotein synthesized in liver, and plays an important role in the activation of the complement system. CRP is expressed in very low levels under normal conditions, but increases 1,000 fold within 24 hours of infection or tissue damage. Main causes of increased CRP levels include trauma, infection, inflammatory arthritis, and certain types of cancers.

 

Macular degenerationtherapeutics are used to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a chronic eye disease mostly observed in patient above the age of 50 years.AMD is more prevalent in developed nations and accounts for 8.7 percent of blindness in the world. AMD involves damage to macular areas which impairs the vision of an individual in the center of the retina.

 

One of the biggest challenge that pharmaceutical industries are facing is transportation of time dependent and temperature sensitive drugs to various countries due to variation in geographic conditions and lack of adequate infrastructure.  Cold Chain Logistics is the temperature controlled storage and distribution of pharmaceutical products, blood plasma products, tissues and chemicals within the country or across the globe to ensure a proper shelf life with the help of compressor technology.

 

Gastroesophageal (GE)junction carcinoma is a type of cancer thatdevelops between the esophagus and the tube that connects the stomach with the mouth. This type of cancer begins when carcinogens such as, alkylating agents or chemical particles enter in the esophagus or stomach. 

 

Hospital acquired pneumonia (HAP) is a pulmonary infectionthat occurs after 48 hours of hospitalization and it was not present at the time of admission. It is the most-common infection and is usually bacterial in origin. The symptoms of pneumonia are cough, fever, nausea, vomiting, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, decreased blood pressure and high heart rate.HAP is the major cause of high morbidity, mortality and cost.

 

Asthma is narrowing of the airway of lungs caused by inflammation in the air passage resulting from both genetic and environmental influences.Allergic asthma is the most common form of asthma.Allergic asthma is triggered by inhaled allergens, such as dust mite allergen, pet dander, pollen, mold, resulting in asthma symptoms.

 

Progressive ataxia and weakness disorders are related to damage, degeneration or loss of neurons of the brain which leads to muscle coordination disability. The market for treatments for syndromes of progressive ataxia and weakness disorders is growing rapidly over the last few years. Some of the major key factors driving the market are novel drug development, rapid technological changes and increased collaborations among industry players towards development of new therapies.

 

Dementia is a serious brain disorder or damage which leads to memory loss, language and thinking ability. The global market for treatments for syndromes of Dementia is witnessing a significant growth in last few years. Rapid technological advancement with increasing number of research in the area of Dementia and other movement disorders are supporting growth to the market.

 

Organ transplantation is the process of transplant of an organ from one body to another or from donor site to another recipient site for the purpose of replacing the damaged or absent organ.  Organ transplantation is the last therapeutic option for the treatment in the final stage of organ failure. Organs that can be transplanted are heart, kidney, liver, lungs, pancreas, intestine, and thymus. 

 

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or benign prostatic hypertrophy, is a urological disorder that involves proliferation of the cellular components of the prostrate. BPH is the most common form of neoplasm in men. BPH results in the formation of large nodes and nodules in the periurethral region of the prostate.

 

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder observed in females during their reproductive age, due to which they may suffer from infertility problems. PCOS is characterized by a range of symptoms such as acne, menstrual irregularities, hirsutism, obesity, insulin resistance, anovulation and infertility. PCOS therapeutics include a wide a range of medications that are available in the worldwide.

 

Factor assays are mainly undertaken during prolongation of the Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (APTT) and Partial Thromboplastin Time (PTT) resulting in the deficiency of one or more clotting proteins. Overall a basic general principle is followed by all functional clotting factor assays that involves specific plotting/clotting time from either PTT or APTT depending on which factor it’s being assayed against sample dilution.

 

Botanical drugs are drugs develop through botanical drug and research pathway, whereas plant derived drugs are combination of botanical as well as other approved drugs that contains plant materials, synthetic and semi synthetic substances. These botanical products are intended for use in the mitigation, cure, diagnosis and treatment or prevention of diseases in humans. 

 

Memory and cognitive disorders are mental health disorders that primarily affect learning, memory, perception and problem solving ability. The global market of therapeutics for memory and cognition disorders is witnessing a significant growth over recent years due to aging population in different parts of the world, new drugs development and better understanding of drugs mechanism.

 

Membrane Separation is a technology used to separate materials via pores or minute gap in the molecular arrangement without adding any chemicals. Major membrane processes used for water treatment are microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration and reverse osmosis. 

 

Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by muscle pain, fatigue and allodynia. Although the disease mostly affects females, rarely males and children may also be affected. Individuals suffering from fibromyalgia develop tender points on their body especially neck, back, hip and legs.

 

Erythropoietin is a type of a glycoprotein produced by body that controls red blood cell production in the body and is produced in kidneys. Kidney cells responsible for production of erythropoietin are sensitive to oxygen levels in the blood. Low levels of oxygen in the blood triggers the production and release of erythropoietin. 

 

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) is a test performed to detect the presence of antibodies in a biological liquid sample.  ELISA is used as quality control check in many industry and as a diagnostic tool in plant pathology and in medicine. 

 

Gastric cancer refers to the cancer arising from lining of stomach. It may lead to uncontrolled growth of malignant cells that originate in stomach tissue and forms a tumor in any part of the stomach. Mainly there are five types of gastric cancer namely adenocarcinoma, squamous cell cancer, lymphoma, gastrointestinal stromal tumors, neuroendocrine tumors.

 

Vitamin E is a significant antioxidant which helps against free-radicals and it can be conserved longer by the tissues in the body as compared to man-made vitamin E. Natural vitamins has seen increased demand from the end users in recent past. Natural source vitamin E includes tocopherols and tocotrienols.

 

Interferons are a class of proteins generated and released by the host cells in response to the presence of pathogenic microbes such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and tumor cells. Interferons belong to a class of glycoproteins called cytokines and are referred to as first line defenders against microbial infections.

 

Drug discovery is a process of inventing a new medication in the field of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and pharmacology. Drug discovery is a complex, lengthycomplicated and expensive process. This process is carried out in four stages namely, target identification, target validation, high-speed screening and lead optimization.

 

Angiogenesis is a physiological process that is associated withthe formation of new blood vessel from existing blood vessels. Angiogenesis process is commonly categorized into two types namely sprouting angiogenesis and intussusceptive angiogenesis. Sprouting angiogenesis is a fundamental mechanism of vessel growth in which formation of new blood vessel is regulated by sequential steps.

 

The structural and functional relationship of cell and tissue is critical. Cell and tissue analysis products are used in isolation, purification and analysis of the cells. The cell and tissue analysis products market primarily include bio specimen- preparing techniques, cell and tissue separations and cell and tissue characterization products. 

 

Gene therapy involves use of DNA as a pharmaceutical agent to treat diseases. It is one of the most important developments in the field of medicine that has potential to treat various lethal diseases such as HIV, cancer and cystic fibrosis.

 

Drug and alcohol screening tests focuses on providing vital protection of public and employee safety. Drug and alcohol screening testsreducesthe risk of human injury and property damage as well as help organizations to establish a strong and safe culture. 

 

Cyclospora cayetanensis, a single-celled coccidian parasitic pathogen, causes intestinal infection resulting in diarrhea. In medical terminology, this diarrheal infection is referred as cyclospora infection (cyclosporiasis).This infection is usually transmitted through feces and ingestion of food and water contaminated with sporulated oocysts. Cyclosporadiagnostic testing is not a routine laboratory test, and is carried upon specific requests from physicians.

 

Nucleic acid tests are performed in order to detect the presence of viral DNAs or RNAs in blood samples of patients. Three major processes involved in NAT are sample pooling and nucleic acid (NA) extraction, target NA amplification and target amplicon NA detection.

 

Blood brain barrier refers to a set of special tight junctions formed around the microvasculature of the brain to gain the optimal neural functioning. The primary function of blood brain barrier is to protect the brain from harmful toxins that are potentially present in the blood stream and allows the passage of lipid soluble, oxygen and carbon dioxide to perform the normal cellular function of brain.

 

Cystic Fibrosis (CF), also known as mucoviscidosis, is a genetic disorders that affects the lungs, pancreas, liver and intestine. It is characterized by abnormal transport of chloride and sodium across the epithelium. It leads to secretion of stick and thick mucus, which obstruct pancreatic enzyme activity in the body.

 

Nanotechnology has opened a new path for drug delivery to specific cells with the usage of nanoparticles. Nanomedical approach for drug delivery is centered on the development of nanoscale molecules or particles to improve the drug efficiency. Drugs are loaded on nanoparticles or nanocarriers (size is between 1 and 100 nm) and then transported in to the targeted site.

 

Bone and joints ingredients are those elements which are taken as supplement in order to maintain healthy bones and joints. These value added ingredients help in increasing the strength and flexibility of the bones and joints in the body. There are various bone and joint ingredients including calcium, soy isoflavone and collagen.

 

Animal healthcare products, which includes vaccines, antibiotics and medical feed, are used to provide a quality life to food producing and pet animals. Food producing animals include cattle, poultry, ship and fish, which provide protein via meat and dairy. Pet animals, such as dogs, cats and horses, are tamed animals kept for company or protection. 

 

Gaucher’s disease is a rare and inherited disorder due to deficiency of enzyme called glucocerebrosidase. It causes accumulation of excessive fatty substance in spleen, liver, lungs, bones and sometimes, brain.The signs and symptoms of this condition vary widely among affected individuals.

 

Single-stranded fragments of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA) are called DNA probes and RNA probes respectively. These DNA and RNA probes are short in length (usually 100-1000 bases long) capable of forming highly specific, non-covalent duplexes with complementary sequence of nucleic acid strand.

 

Strokes can be classified as either ischemic or hemorrhagic, where an ischemic stroke is characterized by failure in proper blood supply to a part of brain due to blockage (due to blood clots or arthrosclerosis) created in the blood vessel.

 

E-clinical trial solutions are a combination of technology, products and services that work together to automate and manage clinical trials. This term is used to refer to electronic systems that are used for conducting or automating the management of clinical trials and minimizing human errors.

 

Hypertension is a chronic medical condition in which the arterial blood pressure is elevated to an undesired level. Also referred to as arterial hypertension or high blood pressure in generic terms, the condition is measured in terms of systolic and diastolic pressure. At rest blood pressure level is in the range of 120-140 mm Hg systolic and 60-90mm Hg diastolic.

 

Lyophilization also called as freeze drying is a process of dehydration of samples, commonly used to preserve perishable substances. In pharmaceutical industries, it is used to concentrate and stabilize products into powder form. The process consists of four stages- lyophilization pretreatment, freezing the compound, primary drying process, secondary drying.

 

Predictive gene testing mentors are used to detect disease or disorder inherited by analyzing gene mutations associated with particular inherited disease or disorder. Predictive gene testing is also known as presymptomatic testing due to the fact that this test is performed even before the early signs of the disease or disorder are observed and thus enable determining person’s risk of suffering disease or disorder.

 

Pneumonia is a type of lung infection caused by microorganisms such as bacteria, virus, fungi and parasites. Streptococcus pneumonia is one of the most common causes of pneumonia among children, others are Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hob) and Pneumocystis jiroveci. It is characterized by symptoms such as short breathing, fever, chest pain, nausea and vomiting.

 

Pneumonia is a common lung infection caused by a variety of microorganisms such as bacteria, virus, fungi and parasites. In pneumonia the air sacs of lungs that are known as alveoli are filled with fluid or pus causing inflammation. The common symptoms of pneumonia are cough with phlegm, sneezing, sore throat, chills, fever and trouble in breathing.

 

Physician office lab (POL) term is wide and diverse, it encompasses physician’s practices as small (2 to 5 doctors) to large practitioners (200 physicians) that operate labs similar to small laboratory hospitals. Hospitals and commercial labs perform tests, but physicians prefer to perform in-house testing in order to enhance the patient care. In-house testing facilitates physicians to no longer rely on the reference labs for test results.

 

Bone and joint health concerns have grown globally, due to increased cases of fractures, back and neck pains, bone ailments and trauma. Bone and joints health supplements industry has been offering diverse value-added functional ingredients, belonging to different health segments.

 

Pandemic diseases are well defined as infectitious diseases which affects a large population across continents or even worldwide. The most prominent pandemic diseases occurred and currently still prevalent affecting a class of population includes avian influenza, cholera, influenza, leptospirosis, SARS and coronavirus infection, tularemia and viral hepatitis.

 

Pediatric drugs are a special class of drugs which are prescribed to children and infants for different diseases.  These drugs are recommended in various conditions such as asthma, anorexia, birth defects, cancer in children, growth deficiencies, juvenile diabetes, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and others. 

 

High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), a chromatographic technique is used to identify, quantify and separate each component from a sample of complex chemical mixtures. Presently, HPLC is a versatile technique, available for analyzing all types of biological compounds that can be isolated or synthesized.

 

Infusion therapy refers to the administration of medications through needles and catheters. These procedures are usually performed when oral medication treatments are not effective on the patients. Home infusion therapies are those infusion therapies that can be taken by the patient at home, upon prescription by a physician.

 

Healthcare textiles are known as medical textiles. It is one of the rapidly growing sectors in the technical textile market. Textile materials for healthcare and medical products ranges from simple bandage materials or gauze to scaffolds for tissue repairing and a large variety of prostheses for body implants.

 

High Throughput Screening (HTS) refers to a scientific experimentation method used in the process of drug discovery. HTS enables automated assays of biological or biochemical activity of compounds similar to drugs. These assays facilitate discovery of enzymes, ligands for receptors and other pharmacological tests.

 

Apoptosis is a programmed natural process of cell death in the body which results from natural stimuli in order to protect against viral infection, unusual cell division and cells with damaged genetic material. However malfunctioning of apoptosis can trigger uncontrolled and non regulated cell death related to degenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s.

 

Biological drugs are biological medical products whose active drug substance is extracted by using living organism. The active substance is derived from living organism by the usage of recombinant DNA technology.

 

According to a definition stated by the U.S. FDA, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) is referred to as any substance or a mixture of substances which are used in manufacturing of a drug and tends to become an active ingredient of the drug upon its production. These ingredients also refer to the central or prime ingredient in the product which affects disease diagnosis, prevention and cure. 

 

Theranostics refer to a combination of diagnosis and therapy. Diagnosis includes specific tests for a patient to detect a possible disease whereas therapy includes treatment for the diagnosed disease. Theranostics forms a key part of personalized medicine. 

 

Microencapsulation has been used across various industries since many years including agrochemical, pharmaceutical, food, paper industry and textiles. Microencapsulation is a process of coating small droplets or particles with a continuous film of polymeric material to produce small capsules known as microcapsules.

 

Menotropin is a substance used for the treatment for infertility cases. Menotropin is also called as (human menopausal gonadotropin or HMG) consisting of equal proportion of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH). These hormones are extracted from urine of post menopausal women.

 

Meningococcal vaccines are used against Nisseria meningitidis, a gram negative bacterium that causes various types of meningococcal diseases such as meningitis, meningococcemia and septicemia.

 

The purpose of medication management, a nursing intervention, is to optimize the use of medications administered to patients and enable their safe outcome. Presently, medication management service providers are keen on providing professional-assisted medication management regime for patients and assure their safety at all stages of their recovery.

 

Intranasal drug delivery systems administer drugs through nasal route for local or systemic action based on the desired therapeutic modality to the patients. Nasals drugs may be prescribed for acute or chronic treatments and include antibiotics, snuffs, vasoconstrictors, local anesthetics, pain relief drugs, calcium supplements and antihistamines and others. 

 

Despite the advances in brain and central nervous system disorders remains the world’s leading cause of disability. The delivery of drugs to central nervous system remains a challenge for the treatment of nervous system disorders. The major problem faced with drug delivery is the presence of blood brain barrier (BBB).

 

Prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP) is a glycoprotein synthesized by the prostate gland and is also found in man’s semen; increased amount of PAP in men indicates prostate cancer, an abnormality of prostate gland.

 

Ion-Selective analyzers consist of ion-selective electrodes that detect some specific ions in the presence of other ions and ion concentrations in an analytical solution, typically whole blood, plasma and serum.

 

The syringes that are inbuilt with a safety mechanism are known as integrated safety syringes or safety syringes. The needles on these syringes are either detachable or permanently attached, and are coated with a sheath that helps prevent needle retraction. 

 

Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is the most widely found plasma protein in human fetus.  The AFP protein found in humans is encoded by the AFP gene that is located on chromosome 4.  It is a major plasma protein which is produced during fetal development in yolk sac and the liver.

 

Biomarkers are used to indicate the biological state of a process, pathogenic process or therapeutic action.  Biomarkers facilitate understanding the development of a chronic disease, relationship between exposure to environmental chemicals and identification of subgroups of people who are relatively at high risk of developing disease.

 

Today, a majority of newly approved drugs are being marketed in lyophilized form for reconstitution at the point of care as molecular complexity of these drugs does not allow their distribution in a liquid form. Earlier, reconstitution and mixing was quite difficult and used to involve multiple steps that’s why drugs requiring reconstitution were used to administer in healthcare settings by medical professionals resulting into higher treatment costs.

 

Hyperlipidemia refers to abnormal elevation of lipids and/or lipoprotein levels. Risk factors associated with such condition include stroke, peripheral vascular disease, atherosclerosis, diabetes, obesity, hypertension and other cardiovascular diseases.

 


Intrathecal pumps classified under intrathecal drug delivery system are used to deliver small amounts of drug directly to the patient’s spinal fluid for relieving chronic back or spinal pain. This small programmed battery powered pump is surgically implanted under the subcutaneous tissue of the abdomen and is connected to a catheter tunneled to the site of spinal entry.

 


The human endocrine system comprises of a number of glands such as pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, pineal, thymus, parathyroid and gonads. These glands secrete hormones into the blood which are responsible for metabolism, growth, sexual development and other body functions. Endocrinology drugs are used to treat diseases related with insufficient hormones supply and dysfunctional glands.

 


Human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) are derived from blastocyst and are capable of differentiating into number of cell types that make up the human body. hESCs can replicate indefinitely and produce non-regenerative tissues such as neural and myocardial cells. These abilities of human embryonic stems cells allow them to be used as a tool in regenerative medicine and research.

 

Glaucoma is caused due to rise in the intraocular pressure, if persists may lead to permanent eye damage.This increased pressure damages the optic nerve which transmits message to the brain High pressure is built due to the blockage of the trabecular meshwork which results in the accumulation of aqueous humor.

 

Vaccines have been in use since decades to provide immunological responses against diseases. A conventional vaccine is a biological preparation of weakened or attenuated, killed forms of a microbe or one of its cellular components, while a DNA vaccine is composed of genetically engineered DNA. 

 

Neurologic disorder can be defined as a change in the functioning of nervous system. These disorders occur due to the structural or biochemical change in the activity of brain, spinal cord and other nerves. Neurologic disorders can be primarily categorized into three main divisions namely central nervous system disorders, peripheral nervous system disorders and autonomous nervous system disorder.

 

Gonorrhea is a contagious sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae. The disease can also pass on to a new born through infected mother during parturition. This disease can affect both men and women. The bacterium grows in warm and moist areas of uterus, reproductive tract, fallopian tubes and urethra.

 

Biobank is referred as a repository or library that stores biological samples which are intended for research purpose. Biobanks play a pivotal role in biomedical research and stores wide array of biospecimens that include purified saliva, blood, plasma, DNA samples. Biobanks provide data that represent large number of individuals samples used by researchers for multiple purposes (disease identification, genetic trait identification and others).

 

Antimigraine drugs are the therapeutic agents indicated to use against migraine headaches. Migraine is characterized by recurrent attacks of moderate to severe headaches along with other nervous system symptoms. Migraine is more common in women than men, majorly due to the fluctuations in the harmone levels. According to a Medline article, around 12% of the U.S. population suffers from migraine headaches.

 

Incretion is a process of internal secretion of hormone through endocrine glands. These hormones control the major internal body functions such as digestive activities and movement. Sometimes these hormones are not secreted in an appropriate amount to control internal body functions.

 

Fermenters are used for a variety of fermentation processes performed for pharmaceuticals drug manufacturing. The fermentation process includes the growth of bacteria and production of drugs under tight regulations such as aeration rate, dosage of nutrients and temperature control.

 

Chiropractic is a healthcare profession that is focused on diagnosis of nervous and musculoskeletal system disorders. Chiropractic care is mostly used by chiropractic physicians as a pain relief therapy for joints, bones, muscles and connective tissue. Physicians use hands on spinal manipulation or manual therapy and other alternative treatments for the proper alignment of the musculoskeletal structure.

 

Digital Pathology is referred to as creation of image based information environment by the usage of computer technology. It allows the creation, sharing, analysis and interpretation of digital images through glass slides. Digital Pathology is conversion of glass slide into digital slides that can be analyzed, viewed and managed. 

 

Compression therapy is a process of applying external pressure to treat various chronic wounds such as deep venous thrombosis, phlebitis and lymphedema. A common myth prevailing among people is that compression bandages and clothes hinder the blood circulation but in reality these products are designed in such a way that when applied properly they assist in blood flow.

 

Dyslipidemia is a lipoprotein metabolism disorder characterized by abnormal amount of lipoprotein (LDL and HDL) concentrations in blood. It is usually caused by genetic factors, secondary factors or a combination of both kinds of factors. High density lipoproteins (HDL) are also known as good cholesterol and higher levels of these help reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

 

Bioterrorism refers to form of terrorism that involves intentional dissemination or release of biological agents. The agents can be viruses, bacteria or toxins and can also be referred to as germ warfare. Biological agents are mainly found in nature but sometimes they can be modified by the terrorist as to make agents more toxic.

 

Blood comprises of red blood cells, white blood cells, plasma and platelets. Sometimes, people might be affected with different types of blood disorders and blood cancers due to aging, infections, exposure to certain chemicals, smoking, genetic disorders and other factors. Hence, the category of blood disorders is wide and numerous types of diseases fall under it. There are three main types of cancer that affect blood namely leukemia which affects the bone marrow and is caused by abnormal production of white blood cells.

 

Micro-RNA is a small non-coding RNA molecule which is a vital component of genetic regulation. Set of micro-RNAs are present in plants and animals functioning in gene expression process. They are involved in the normal functioning of the eukaryotic cells. Biogenesis of micro-RNA is the basis for RNA interference drug discovery and research in therapeutics. 

 

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurological disease and also termed as Lou Gehrig’s disease.  The disease affects the motor neurons, which control the action of voluntary muscles, as a result the messages between brain and muscle fibers are blocked. ALS could occur in a person due to genetic inheritance, mutation in gene which encodes enzyme copper-zinc superoxide dismutase coupled with defect in chromosome 9. 

 

Antiemetics are therapeutic agents which are used to treat vomiting and nausea caused by several medical conditions. Nausea and vomiting are not diseases, they are symptoms associated with a variety of medical conditions such as gastroenteritis, motion sickness, dizziness, pregnancy, overeating, emotional stress and food poisoning.

 

With increasing joint and connective tissue problems caused by hectic lifestyles, non-nutritious food habits, and lack of physical workouts, the demand for rheumatology is on an increase on a global scale. Rheumatology is concerned with the therapy of rheumatic diseases and problems involving joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, heritable connective tissue disorders, and vasculitis.

 

The market for central nervous system disorder drugs comprise of drugs used for the treatment of diseases affecting the brain or spinal cord such as epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, depression, anxiety and bipolar disorders. Epilepsy is a chronic brain disorder characterized by recurring seizures. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative CNS disorder associated with symptoms including tremor, rigidity, akinesia and bradykinesia.

 

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an immune-mediated disease in which the body’s own immune system attacks the parts of the digestive system of the human body. Such disease involves inflammation of lower gastrointestinal tract and causes irreversible damage to the bowel.

 

Immunoglobulin’s also called as antibodies are large Y-shaped protein produced by B-cell.  These are the glycoprotein molecule produced by plasma cells in response to entry of foreign entity such as bacteria and viruses in the body. Production of antibodies is an important function of immune system. Antibodies use binding mechanism for neutralizing the activity of a foreign particle called as an antigen.

 

Psychotherapeutic drugs market is comprised of drugs which are used to treat mental illnesses such as confused thinking, extreme mood swings, long lasting depression, social withdrawal and suicidal thought. Commonly found mental disorders are schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety and depression. Schizophrenia is a mental disease associated with hearing voices, unorganized speech and broken thoughts.

 

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) is a type of blood cancer caused by uncontrolled growth of the cells in bone marrow. CML is a type of myeloproliferative disease which is characterized by the chromosomal translocation. Patients suffering from CML show increased susceptibility to infections, thrombocytopenia, anemia and may also have enlarged spleen which causes pain on the left side. 

 

Computer aided detection (CADe) assists radiologists in interpretation of medical images effectively. This is also known as computer aided diagnosis (CADx). These procedures help radiologists and doctors to evaluate and analyze the information yielded by various imaging techniques such as MRI, X-ray and ultrasound diagnostics. CAD technology is a combination of digital image processing, radiological image processing and artificial intelligence.

 

Tumor is also termed as neoplasm and it is caused by an abnormal proliferation of tissues. This abnormal proliferation can be due to genetic mutations. Tumors can be subcategorized as benign and malignant. Benign is not destructive however, possess a potential to turn into a malignant tumor. It has been observed that cancer is second leading cause of deaths in Europe and North America.

 

The human body needs nutrients in small quantities which are very necessary for proper physiological functioning and growth. These nutrients are known as micronutrients. Humans and other living organisms require these micronutrients throughout their life span. Micronutrients are also essential elements for growth of the plants and their productivity. Due to extensive cropping the amount of micronutrients present in soil is drastically decreased.

 

Lymphoma is a kind of blood cancer which occurs when B or T lymphocytes and leukocytes grow abnormally. In addition, it also occurs if these cells survive longer than their normal life cycle. Lymphoma generally occurs in lymph nodes, bone marrow, spleen, blood and other organs which form a part of the lymphatic system.

 

An anti-peptic ulcer drug is a class of drugs used for the treatment of most common ulcers in stomach and upper part of small intestine. These drugs act by decreasing the levels of gastric acidity or by enhancing the protection for mucosa. Major causes of peptic ulcer are Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection or due to long-term use of drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

 

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a simple and rapid method to amplify DNA, i.e. produce a large number of clones of DNA molecules from a sample. In the fields of molecular biology or molecular pathology, where the sample quality might be poor, PCR has become the most widely used technology. The market for PCR technology includes reagents and consumables, instruments, software and services. 

 

Clinical nutrition provides sufficient amount of nutrients such as vitamins, protein and mineral to the patients and also helps to keep energy balance. Clinical nutrition products help to improve digestion, metabolisms, absorption, transportation, storage and discharge from the human body.

 

Radiation oncology, also known as radiation therapy, is the medical use of ionizing radiation as a part of cancer treatment to control or kill malignant cells. It is sometimes abbreviated to XRT or DXT. Radiation therapy is useful in treating cancer localized in one area of the body and also in preventing resurgence of tumor after the removal of primary malignant cells. 

 

The era of development is leading to a hazardous increase in environmental pollution, which is giving birth to a number of chronic respiratory diseases such as asthma and COPD and is resulting in both physical and psychological suffering for the patients. The global market for inhalation systems is growing rapidly because of increasing respiratory problems and is expected to have a high growth rate during the period from 2012 to 2018. 

 

Chancroid, also known as soft chancre, is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection which is characterized by painful sores on the genetalia. It spreads from one individual to another only through sexual contact. This type of infection is mainly found in developing countries where the number of sex workers is high. With an increase in chancroid related diseases, the need for chancroid diagnostics is increasing. 

 

Ubiquitin Proteasome drugs are globally used for the treatment of various types of cancer. Changing technologies in every field is the main reason for driving the market for these drugs. As new technology arrives, new and efficient ways of producing drugs are also encountered. 

 

Interventional radiology involves the use of minimally invasive procedures in the diagnosis (example: angiograms) and treatment (example: angioplasties) of various medical conditions. These procedures are performed with the aid of image guidance systems. Interventional radiology includes various processes such as biopsies, cancerous/non-cancerous tumor removal and intravascular procedures.

 

Injectable drug delivery is defined as introduction of a drug or drugs in the patient by using a delivery device. Injectables allow the transport of drugs formulated in liquid form, directly in the body. Even though, they may be designed to transport the drug to specific part of the body.  

 

Aptamers refer to short strands of nucleic acids or peptide molecules capable of forming secondary and tertiary structures. These molecules bind specifically to the cellular targets and are created by selecting randomly from the complex libraries of synthetic nucleic acids. These receptor molecules can be modified in order to enhance the stability and availability in biological environments.

 

Nucleic acid aptamers are species of nucleic acid that are engineered in in vitro selection or SELEX i.e. systematic evolution of ligands by exponential enrichment. Aptamers bind different molecular targets such as proteins, nucleic acids, cells, organisms and other molecules and assist in molecular recognition of certain characters that fight antibodies. 

 

Uterine cancer is a cancer of uterus and is classified into the following four types, namely uterine sarcomas, endometrial cancer, cervical cancer and gestational trophoblastic disease. These cancers arise from malignancies of connective tissues, endometrium and cervix uteri of the uterus. Uterine cancers are the fourth most common cancers among women overall.

 

Anti-infective agents are drugs used for the purpose of killing and/or suppressing the infection causing organisms from invading the host organism by means of its replication or releasing variety of toxins in the host. Such infection causing micro-organisms include viruses, bacteria, fungi, viroids and macro parasites.

 

Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections are caused due to Staphylococcus aureus bacterium which infects different parts of the body. These infections are difficult to treat due to high degree of resistance of these pathogens to the most commonly used antibiotics such as methicillin, amoxicillin, penicillin and oxacillin. 

 


Nanobiotechnology is an emerging field in healthcare which encompasses the applications of two fields - nanotechnology and biotechnology - in the field of healthcare and medicine. Nanotechnology is poised to become the largest competitive space in the industry with applications in several areas within the industry. 

 

Antithrombotic is a drug that helps reduce thrombus formation. Different antithrombotics affect different blood clotting processes like antiplatelet drugs, anticoagulants, and thrombolytic drugs. Its main application is to treat the abnormal blood in the human body. Although antithrombotic drugs are widely used to prevent and treat arterial and venous thrombosis, the disease still remains one of the major reasons for deaths across the globe. 

 

Regenerative medicine is an interdisciplinary field which deals with tissue engineering and cell therapy for replacement or regeneration of human cells/tissue/organ function that may have been damaged due to age, disease, trauma or congenital defects. The research in stem cells (embryonic and adult stem cells) has enabled the applications of regenerative medicine in dentistry, dermatology, neurology and orthopedics. 

 

Medical Simulation is a branch of science technology which is used to educate and train the medical professionals about surgeries, prescriptions and general surgeries. These are also used to train students in anatomy and physiology during their clinical trainings. The end users of the medical simulation technology markets are academics, military, hospitals and others.

 

Hepatitis is a medical condition characterized by inflammation of the liver which often leads to other complications such as jaundice, anorexia, liver failure and cirrhosis. Hepatitis is generally of two types- acute when it lasts for less than six months and chronic when it lasts for longer period. 

 

Hospital acquired infections are the infections acquired by the patients following the admission in hospitals within 48 hours. These conditions are also known as nosocomial infections. The causative agents of nosocomial infections include various types of microorganisms such as bacteria (Gram-positive and Gram-negative), viruses and fungi. 

 


Orphan drugs are specific pharmaceutical agents which are developed for treatment of orphan or rare diseases. Orphan disease, according to laws of various countries, may include medical conditions which have low prevalence, i.e. affects less than 200,000 persons (U.S.), or 50,000 (Japan). Expiring patents of blockbuster drugs, drying pipelines, stringent regulations across the globe, has encouraged the pharmaceutical industries to shift the focus to a new business model that includes niche busters or orphan drugs. 

 

Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological disorder of the brain which is progressive and ultimately leads to loss of neurons. This condition leads to loss of memory and reasoning abilities. Currently, there is no treatment for Alzheimer’s, although there are certain ways of slowing down its progression. Physicians generally prescribe neurotransmitters like cholinesterase inhibitors, memantine, etc.

 

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are the ones that are contracted by patients while they are receiving treatment for another medical condition in a healthcare setting. Thus HAIs can be acquired at any place where healthcare is delivered. HAIs are generally caused by infectious agents, pathogens, fungi, bacteria, and viruses.

 


Autacoids are certain biological factors that act like hormones and help in treating local injuries and other ailments. Autacoids are temporarily formed in the body and act locally. They have many different actions such as modulation of action of glands, smooth muscles, platelets, nerves, and other tissues. They are released by stimuli and when they are released into the body, they can bring certain changes such as itching, skin reddening, and bronchospasms.

 


The generic drugs industry comprises of the manufacture and marketing of certain drugs which have the same active ingredients as the brand-name drugs manufactured by any pharmaceutical company. The major benefit of generic drugs is that the cost of such drugs is much less than that of branded drugs.

 

Sexually transmitted diseases (STD), also known as venereal diseases have significant probability of transmission among humans by means of human sexual behavior. These diseases can also spread through childbirth or breast feeding and by the shared use of needles. Diseases such as HIV, HPV, and Hepatitis B & C are forms of STDs.

 

Depression is considered as one of the most common forms of psychiatric disorders. Depression is a disabling condition that not only affects the health and wellbeing of the patient but also adversely affects the family. Every year the prevalence of depression is rapidly increasing across the world. Anxiety is a reaction to stress. Normally, it is characterized as an urge to deal with adverse situations.

 

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a type of pulmonary hypertension results from high blood pressure associated with arteries of the lungs. In PAH, the arteries of the lungs (pulmonary arteries) become narrower than their actual size, giving rise to high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs thus putting pressure on the right ventricle of the heart. Some of the main causes of occurrences of this disease are bad habits such as stressful lifestyle, intake of certain medicines etc.

 

Adjuvant oncology treatment comprises of a class of cancer therapeutics which is followed after primary cancer treatment, to minimize the risk of reoccurrence of cancer. The major forms of adjuvant therapy are radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, biological therapy, and targeted therapy. Before deciding the adjuvant therapy to be used, statistical evidence is used by oncologists for the assessment of risk of disease relapse.

 

Antipsychotics are drugs used in the treatment of brain disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and severe depression. According to the New York Times, antipsychotics are one of the largest types of prescribed drugs in the United States with over 3.1 million Americans accounting for a market worth USD 18 billion in 2011 itself. Global estimates suggest that over 1.25% of the global population suffers from psychosis and related disorders.

 

Life science and analytical reagents are those compounds and substances which are used to detect and create a new substance with the purpose of making them available for test reading and are also known as biotechnology reagents. Such reagents are significant in the areas of research, bioscience, diagnosis and education.

 

Development of enzymes in medical technology has been as extensive an application as that of its applications in other industrial sectors. There are a variety of enzymes that can be used in different therapeutics. At present, extracellular application of enzymes, which involves removal of toxic substances and treatment of disorders in blood circulation, has been found to be the most successful one in medical technology.

 

The market is expected to exhibit high growth in developed economies such as the U.S. and Europe over the forecast period. The rapid increase in the number of patients suffering from depression is expected to be one of the main driving forces for the estimated growth, which can be attributed to elevating stress levels, unhealthy lifestyle, and social imbalances.

 

Antibodies and proteins developed with new and advantageous functions and properties are known as engineering of proteins and antibodies. Protein engineering can be defined as a process of developing valuable proteins and modification of antibodies to increase similarity and is called antibody engineering. 

 

Musculoskeletal diseases/disorders (MSDs) are diseases of muscles and related ligaments, and other connective tissues and bones. Some of the most common musculoskeletal diseases are back pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, septic arthritis, gout, myasthenia gravis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and some others. Musculoskeletal diseases are the prime cause of short term disability and chronic disability in this generation.

 

The market is currently facing growth hindrances as R&D approaches, and regulatory and reimbursement policies are inconspicuous owing to the nascent nature of the market. However, regulatory bodies are working enthusiastically to lay out policies and growth strategies, due to the fact that it holds the potential to solve or curb chronic diseases, with no currently available treatments, such as HIV AIDS. 

 

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammation of fatty myelin sheaths around the axons of the brain and spinal cord. MS tends to affect the ability of nerve cells to communicate with each other in the brain and spinal cord. MS affects people with random symptoms based on the location and severity of attack. One event can last for days, weeks or months and can affect any part of the body. Symptoms include imbalance, loss of motor function, spasms, numbness, incontinence, and difficulty in swallowing. 

 

Point of care (POC) diagnostics comprises of diagnostic tests that are performed at the patient site. POC diagnostics provides fast results which in turn help in faster patient management. The present POC diagnostics market already sports a number of products with several new products in the development stage. 

 

Artificial tears are designed to imitate the real tears and for the enhancement of different eyes problems. These are eye drops specially used for the treatment caused due to irritation and dryness .artificial tears is made using polymers, water, and salts. These tears lack the proteins which are found in the real ones. 

 

Multiple myeloma is a form of plasma cancer that develops in the bone marrow. It is the second most prevalent blood cancer type in the U.S. In 2011, the global multiple myeloma drugs market was calculated at USD 3.2 billion. The market will be driven by factors such as rising incidences of plasma cancer, and lifestyle habits.

 

Some of the major factors which are driving the clinical diagnosis automation market include: growing number of diagnosis globally, low reimbursement rates and growing number of suppliers in the diagnostic market. Many players in the clinical diagnostics market, due to intense competition are looking to sustain in the market by gaining some competitive advantage over each other.

 

The testosterone replacement therapy is a process of giving testosterone when testes do not produce sufficient amount of testosterone because of injury, damage or absence. The testosterone replacement therapy has gained the momentum in last decade with high penetration in surgery market. The testosterone replacement therapy market could be segmented into 3 categories based on the type of product, into the following sub segments: gel, patches and other.

 

Bio-services involve preclinical and clinical researches done by following the standards laid down by regulatory bodies. Clinical research organizations (CRO) segment their researches by contracts, manufacturing, and clinical trials. A clinical trial is a time consuming process, and specifies testing of the new drugs on specific people or for particular diseases. CRO can be divided into captive and independent.

 

The branch of nanotechnology that deals with the study of biological and biochemical applications is known as nano-biotechnology. The study indulges mostly into deeply classifying the elements of living things or organisms and then modifying the same into nano products. Nano-biotechnology is a vital element boosting the new developments in the field of biotechnology. Biological research coupled with nano-technology continuously leads to the development of new inventions. 

 

DNA Probes-based diagnostics deals with the study to examine the chemical structure of DNA by undoing the presence of abnormal gene sequence of DNA on the DNA strand. This abnormal gene sequence is mainly responsible for causing disease and hence technique such as gene polymorphism can help to limit the chances of occurrence of diseases. 

 

The similarities in the structure and functioning of body parts in humans and in animals increases the size of the animal therapeutics and diagnostics market. The rising number of pet adoptions across the globe, rising incidences of chronic diseases such as bovine spongiform encephalopathy, rising global meat consumption, and the rising incidences of pet obesity, especially in developed countries such as the U.S., are some of the growth drivers for the market. 

 

Collagen peptide is a protein which is a primary constituent of the fibrous connective tissue found in skin, bones, and cartilage. These proteins form the dermal layers below the skin to keep the skin firm and healthy. Collagen peptide is used in pharmaceutical, food, dietary supplements, and cosmetic industries. They have various application segments such as in sports performance, weight management, skin health, and joint and bone health.

 

Psoriatic Arthritis is a type of rheumatoid arthritis which mainly affects fingers and toes followed by psoriasis. Moreover, a condition in which person has both psoriasis and arthritis is identified to have suffered from psoriatic arthritis. Major symptom for psoriatic arthritis is associated with inflammation of the skin and joints. About 11% of patients who has psoriatic also develop inflammation of their joints in a time frame ranging from 6 months to 1 year or sometimes even more, depending upon the personality of the patient. 

 

Occult blood testing is carried out to test for the presence of microscopic or invisible blood cells in the stool. It is a type of colorectal cancer screening test. Occult blood is the sign of a problem in the digestive system, which can be a polyp, growth, or a cancer in the rectum or colon. Once microscopic blood is detected, proper diagnosis can take place. Occult blood can also be the result of ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, diverticular disease (caused by outpouching of the colon wall), and abnormalities of the blood vessel in the large intestine, etc. 

 

Artificial joints have been anchored with bone cements for more than half a century. Bone cement plays the important role of an elastic zone by filling the space between the prosthesis and the bone. The necessity of bone cement is supported by the fact that the human hip is acted on by 10-12 times the body weight and therefore the forces acting on hips should be absorbed by the bone cement to ensure the safety of artificial implants. 

 

The global pharmaceutical contract manufacturing (PCM) market is believed to hold huge opportunities in the future. With economic constraints in European countries, global pharma manufacturing companies are facing extensive cost containment pressures. As a result, pharmaceutical companies are compelled to explore ways to reduce the cost of drug manufacturing. 

 

Uranium is mostly used in nuclear power plants to generate electricity. The rising demand for electricity and the capacity of nuclear reactors is driving the uranium market. The global uranium market is expected to witness significant growth in next six years. Nearly 75% of uranium supply is through mining activity and it is expected to grow further in the coming years. 

 

Rising global prevalence of Parkinson’s disease, cardiovascular diseases and rapidly aging world’s population are some of the drivers for the blood-brain barrier technologies market. Blood-brain barriers create CNS drug delivery problems and manufacturers are making rigorous investments in research and development to invent new drugs and drug delivery systems to amend CNS drug delivery problems. This holds the potential to open up new avenues for the market in terms of future growth opportunities.

 

Liposomes are phospholipid vesicles used for drug delivery. Inhalation drug delivery technologies mainly deal with pulmonary drug delivery. Such technologies form a part of advanced drug delivery technologies. Rising prevalence of pulmonary disorders, frequent discovery of new drugs, and technological advancements in the field of healthcare and biotechnology are some of the growth drivers for the market. Economic growth in the Asian and Latin American region will serve as future growth opportunities for the market. 

 

Isothermal nucleic acid amplification technology (INAAT) is the global scale study and development of testing and applications of nucleic acid in molecular and nanoparticle diagnostics and laboratory research. 

 

Cancer cells exhibit a fundamentally modified metabolism that creates an environment in the body to support the growth of tumors and malignancy. In-depth understanding of the biochemical characters of cancer has facilitated the understanding and implementation of several different cancer profiling platforms.

 

A mental disorder is a psychological anomaly that is reflected in the behavior of the patient through distress, disability or any conduct that is not a part of a person’s normal mental development. The causes of mental disorders are varied in nature and many are also unclear. Psychiatric medication and psychotherapy are the two modes of treatment for mental disorder. In psychiatric medication drug classes such as antidepressants, anxiolytics, and antipsychotics are most commonly used. 

 

Metabolomics is a nascent upcoming technology in the field of analytical biochemistry. It can be defined as a systematic study of unique chemical fingerprints that specific cellular processes leave behind. The metabolomics study engages study of metabolic profiles and their comparative analysis. The major hindrance profiling these metabolites is the analysis of all classes of compounds found in the organism and not a single entity like a cell, protein or DNA. Hence, to analyze such minutest details in the organism  requires robust platforms.

 

Over 50% of the world’s most popular drugs are sourced directly or indirectly from natural sources. Pioneering research in marine based drug discovery began with Roche Research Institute of Marine Pharmacology during the mid 1970s. Tethya crypta a marine sponge was the first organism to be commercialized to produce drugs against HIV & Herpes. A small number of marine organisms primarily constituting of algae and other invertebrates have already been researched for commercial value in pharmaceuticals.

 

Fetal monitoring refers to the use of an instrument to record the pulse rate of a fetus during pregnancy. Post fetal monitoring discrepancies in the heartbeat of a fetus are observed and this monitoring data is later used for diagnostic purposes. 

 


Fungal infections occur due to unhygienic, damp, and unclean environment. They are caused by microscopic organisms that can invade the epithelial tissue. Most dermal infections are the tinea group of infections and are commonly observed in people. They affect nails, hair, scalp, and the skin in various areas of the body. 

 

Nanoscience or nanotechnology is the study of management of materials at molecular or atomic scale on different applications. The market for nanoparticles in drug technology holds prime share in the global pharmaceuticals market. Applications of nanotechnology can be classified into nanomedicine, chemicals and cosmetics, materials, food technology, energy, military, electronics, agriculture and others.

 

Marine derived pharmaceuticals are the drugs and other pharmacological substances which are made from extracting elements present in marine life. Although the concept of marine ethnomedicine dates back to the 18th and 19th century, actual exploratory work on marine pharmacology began in the mid and late 1960s when groups of chemists in the United States, Japan, and Europe began to explore sponges, marine algae, and other forms of marine life for their medicinal properties. 

 

The global arthroscopy market is expected to undergo rapid growth in the next few years. Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive orthopedic surgical procedure in which examination of joints and their treatment is performed. Arthroscopic procedures are thus primarily performed to evaluate or treat certain orthopedic conditions such as torn cartilage, ACL reconstruction and others.

 

Monoclonal antibodies have brought a paradigm shift in biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors. Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) are mono-specific antibodies which comprise of identical immune cells and these immune cells are clones of a single parent cell and are distinguished by their unique property to bind to the same epitope

 

The term ‘cell based assay’ refers to the use of live cells to test the effect of a foreign substance on the functionalities and behavior of a cell. These cell based assays are the most accurate method of cell testing, due to the fact that live cells are utilized for experiments.  It is used for determining factors like cell toxicity, cell proliferation, motility, and cell morphology. The global market for cell based assays is expected to reach an estimated value of USD 1.55 billion in 2018. 

 

Drug discovery technologies play a significant role in the field of pharmaceuticals as they heavily contribute to the introduction of drugs to the market. The application of drug discovery technologies have a significant opportunity in  the launch of drugs for severe diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases, Parkinson’s disease, central nervous system disorders and others. However, the slow growth in the introduction of blockbuster drugs could pose a major threat for the growth of this market.

 

This market includes various products, technologies and services which are used in sample preparation for genomics, proteomics and epigenomics. The market was valued at USD 4 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 9 billion by 2016, growing at a CAGR of 19%. This can be attributed to the fact that sample preparation is the basic step involved in any life sciences research project. 

 

Biological therapies for cancer include the usage of body’s immune system to curb cancer and to fight the side effects generated out of some other chemotherapeutic treatments. The human body has biological response modifiers (BRMs) that stimulate the body’s response towards an infection.  Scientists are now involved in producing such biological response modifiers artificially in laboratories to use them in triggering an immune response against cancer. 

 

Antibody drugs make use of the body’s own immune system to locate and eliminate cells which are responsible for the target disease. Antibody drugs have been successful in attracting the attention of researchers worldwide owing to their characteristic features such as fewer side effects and high efficacy in curing certain diseases which were previously untreatable.

 

Neurodegenerative disorders cause progressive loss of function structure of the neurons in the human brain. The most commonly known neurodegenerative diseases are Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and Huntington’s Syndrome. Most neurodegenerative disorders are caused because of genetic mutation in completely unrelated cells.

 

Preventive healthcare technology refers to a very broad range of products and services used on a regular basis for diagnosis, monitoring, and control of diseases ranging from minor colds to major ailments such as breast cancer, heart attacks, and stroke etc. This broad range of devices can be used through a mobile platform and as independent technologies as well. 

 

Kinase inhibitors are enzymes which selectively block the action of other enzymes. They help in regulation of the activity of other proteins and, more indirectly, the activities of cells. All these kinases can be divided by amino acids in which phosphorylation is inhibited. Since they can control or regulate the activities of other cells, they are often used in the treatment of cancer and inflammatory conditions.

 

Increasing focus on research and development initiatives by the drug manufacturers, lift of export standards for heparin and global aging population are the three most prominent growth drivers for the market. Rise in the healthcare expenditure and research in emerging economies especially China and the presence of a strong pipeline exploring new application areas for heparin, are some of the future growth opportunities for the market. 

 

Theranostics is the fusion of drug therapy and diagnostics to optimize effectiveness, safety, and streamline drug development. Combination of medical drugs with diagnostic tests is also known as integrated medicine, pharmacodiagnostics, companion diagnostics, and Dx/Rx partnering. Theranostics market is an emerging field which is generating strong interest from healthcare industry and regulatory bodies. It is an emerging clinical diagnostics field that focuses on developing specific analysis to predict the use of most significant drug for patient.

 

Autoimmune diseases occur because of the body’s hyperactive immune response in relation to the tissues and substances normally present in the body. In autoimmune diseases, the body actually starts acting against itself. These disorders may be restricted to only a particular organ or tissue. Autoimmune diseases are treated with administration of medications which suppress the activity of the target organ –known as immunosuppression. The exact classification of autoimmune diseases is not possible. However, the overall domain of autoimmune diseases can be classified on indirect evidence based on generation of autoimmune disease in animals, direct evidence acquired from the transfer of antibody and circumstantial evidence.

 

Biopharmaceuticals are medical drugs which are produced with the help of biotechnology. The US is the largest market for biopharmaceuticals and is the leader in terms of revenue, by a substantial margin. The biopharmaceutical market can be classified based on the class of the medical drug into recombinant proteins, monoclonal antibodies and purified proteins. Based on the therapeutic applications, biopharmaceuticals can be classified as blood factors, thrombolytic agents, hormones, hematopoietic growth factors, interferon’s and vaccines.

 

Nutraceuticals are defined as the food and dietary substances which help lower the TC (total cholesterol) levels of the body. It functions by triggering the cholesterol inhibiting hormones of the body and thereby restoring homeostasis and preventing coronary heart diseases. Nutraceuticals are currently preferred more than general cholesterol lowering medications. The cholesterol lowering nutraceuticals ingredient market bears two major segmentations, on the basis of types into: beta glucans, soluble fibers, omega 3 fatty acids, plant sterols, soy foods and others, and on the basis of geography into: the North American, European, Asia Pacific and rest of the world regions.

 

Nutraceuticals have medicinal properties to treat or prevent diseases and they are food or parts of foods in the form of nutrients. Nutraceuticals foods have high antioxidant properties and are beneficial in fighting the causes of anti-aging. The free radicals produced by the body when cells in our body use oxygen, may cause oxidative damage to the body. Thus, these nutraceuticals help in preventing the side effects of those free radicals. Moreover, the human nature to remain young always has made popular the anti-aging medicines in the market. The rising disposable incomes and health awareness among people are expected to boost the anti-aging market in the near future.

 

Autologous cell therapy is a therapeutic procedure which uses the cells of an individual, which are well-bred and nurtured outside the body and then reintroduced at the site of the disease of the individual. Autologous cell therapy is a new breakthrough in the field of medical history. Autologous cell therapy (ACT) is one of the most rapidly evolving fields due to the revolution in the bioengineering sector since the last few decades. 

 

Smart pill technology is used to diagnose gastro intestinal disorders such as constipation and gastroparesis. Smart pill technology functions by providing the practitioner with information pertaining to the GI (gastrointestinal) tract such as pH, temperature and pressure. The technology comprises of a wireless capsule, a receiver worn by the patient and the computer software which analyzes and sorts the information collated.

 

Biosimulation is computer aided mathematical simulation of biological systems and processes. Biosimulation is used for model based calculation of biological systems. The global biosimulation market is expected to grow at a considerable rate from 2011 to 2018.The primary reason for the growth of biosimulation is the increasing use of pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic (PKPD) modeling in pre-clinical drug development. PKPD is the most widely used method in drug development. 

 

Digestive health enzymes market is witnessing upsurge demand in developed economies due to growing health concerns and rising standard of living. This market is set to witness double digit growth rate during the forecasted period. Demand for digestive health enzymes is also expected to grow in developing economies as people are becoming aware about the benefits of these enzymes and spending more on personal health. 

 

Cancer biomarkers serve as an indicator of normal biological processes, pharmacologic response or pathogenic processes, to a therapeutic intervention. These biomarkers are used for prognosis, in order to predict the causes of a tumor. A doctor can also decide with the help of the biomarkers what dose might be most effective for the patients and which patient will respond positively to a given drug.As the area of drug development is facing new challenges and the cost of drug development is increasing, biomarkers are widely used by the pharmaceutical companies to overcome these challenges. Several new companies are emerging, in order to provide advanced technology platforms in different areas such as transcriptomics, genomics, metabolomics, bioinformatics and pharmacogenomics and this is serving as an important driver for the biomarkers market.

 

DNA sequencing industry is segmented into instruments and consumables, services, and workflow products. Instruments and consumables segment are the rapidly emerging segments accounting for about $2.2 billion by the year 2016. Services segment is expected to grow significantly and reach market value of $3.5 billion with CAGR of 29% over the year 2016. The workflow segment will reach $883.6 million at CAGR of 16.6% by 2016. The chain terminator DNA sequencing market and next generation DNA sequencing market are constantly undergoing technological changes, thus creating new opportunities and attracting new market players to this industry.

 

The cancer diagnostics market is on the verge of sudden increase due to the technological breakthroughs in tumor diagnosis and unlocking of mysteries of genetics. The HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) testing market is expected to witness a promising growth in the next few years due to rising incidences of cancerous tumors and the growing ageing population.

 

Some of the factors driving neurometabolic disorders market are rising incidences of neurometabolic disorders and growing ageing population. Launch of new drugs coupled with the rising awareness among patients and physicians are expected to increase revenues for the neurometabolic disorders industry in the coming years.

 

Cancer is affecting about more than 10 million people every year globally and this number is expected to increase by 2.4% by the year 2020 and reach to 14 million. Biotherapy is one of the most promising and new approach in treatment of cancer as it enhances the natural tendency of body to defend itself against malignant tumors without damaging healthy tissues.

 

The biopharmaceutical industry is focusing on the growing complexity of licensing deals in order to secure marketing and commercialization rights within partnership deals. The major challenge faced by the biopharmaceutical licensing market is asymmetry between licensor and licensees.

 

The global pancreatic cancer drug market is projected to reach USD 1.2 billion by 2015. Among all the regions, the United States has recorded the maximum number of pancreatic cancer cases, which are about 30,000 patients each year. The survival rate is less than 5 years which acts as a major hurdle for the growth of this market.

 

High growth rate in emerging markets, technological advancements, strong support from governments and other active associations like WHO and GAVI, and increased investment in research and development are all leading to the overall growth of the vaccine production market. The vaccine production market is expected to exhibit improved performance in the coming years due to the successful launch of new vaccines. 

 

There has been an increase in the disposable income in many countries across the globe. Also, the desire of each individual to maintain a youthful appearance has risen.

 

The oral care product market is growing rapidly due to technological advancements and introduction of fresh products in the market. Dentifrice and toothbrush are mainly responsible for the primary growth of this market. Rise in consciousness about maintaining oral care is likely to increase the growth rate in the near future. There are a variety of oral care products available in market manufactured by different companies. 

 

With an increase in the number of clinical trials in the past 5 years, the market for biologics is expected to witness a high growth during the coming years. Monoclonal antibodies, vaccines and therapeutic proteins will contribute significantly to the growth in the biologics market. The global biologics market is estimated to reach $176.4 billion by the end of 2012 and expected to grow at an annual compound growth rate of more than 9.5%.

 

There is a rising demand for low cost biological drugs. Commercial and regulatory developments are taking the follow-on biologics market to new heights. Drug manufacturers are exploring the possibilities of producing generic biopharmaceuticals drugs with a motive of reducing the prices of these life saving drugs.

 

Influenza Vaccine is also called as flu shot and is used for protection against influenza virus. An influenza vaccine is a combination of three influenza viruses namely, influenza type A with H3N2 virus strain, influenza type A with H1N1 virus strain and influenza type B virus strain.

 

Diseases which cause improper functioning of liver are termed as Liver diseases. There are about hundreds of different known forms of liver diseases that ultimately lead to a condition named cirrhosis of liver which causes permanent damage of liver cells. 

 

The women health therapeutics market is growing rapidly due to increasing awareness among patients & physicians and introduction of new therapies in the market. The women health therapeutics market was USD 14,530 million in 2010 and is expected to reach at USD 24,669 million by 2017 at an estimated CAGR of 7.9% during 2010-2017.

 

The global Veterinary Vaccines market is expected to reach USD 5.6 billion by 2015. Among all the geographies, Europe region is leading Veterinary vaccine market in terms of consumption, closely followed by the U.S.

 

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Application of DNA Gene Chip technology are seen in gene expression profiling, comparative genomic hybridization, geneID and many more areas of medicinal research. It is extremely useful in medical research and drug discovery process as it is reducing the time taken for research.

 

Wound care products are used by medical practitioners to protect patients fragile skin, managing chronic & acute wounds and I.V. sites, wound closures, dressing and infections prevention. 

 

Advances in the medical dressings and wound care have improved the ability of health professionals  in the treatment of acute and chronic wounds. These products find applications for various hospital departments and procedures like operation theatres, intensive critical care units, emergency care and trauma care. Globally governments spending on health care is the main driver in this market.

 

Wound treatment market focuses on products such as dressings, closure devices, debridement, pharmacological products, tissue engineered products and others.

 

Ovarian cancer one of the most common cancer among women. Ovarian cancer is rarely diagnosed in the early stages. It is usually quite advanced by the time diagnosis is made. Older women are at highest risk for developing ovarian cancer. Most deaths from ovarian cancer occur in women age 55 and older. Surgery is used in treatment of all stages of ovarian cancer.

 

Worldwide more than one million new cases of breast cancer are found every year. Breast cancer can spread to the bone, followed by the lung and liver. Metastatic breast cancer is the most advanced stage of the breast cancer. The key drivers of breast cancer treatment market are aging population, obesity and family history among others. Breast cancer is usually found in women over the age of 40 years. For treatment of breast cancer, surgery is used first and then drugs or radiation therapy or both are used. North America, Europe have witnessed largest rate of breast cancers in women. 

 

G protein coupled receptors which are also known by other names such as heptahelical receptors, G protein-linked receptors (GPLR), serpentine receptor and 7TM receptors comprises of a large family of protein. They are found in eukaryotes and choanoflagellates. GPCRs are targeted by approximately 45% to 50% of medicinal drugs. The major factors which are driving the growth of the GPCRs market include: growing researcher interest in targeting GPCR for medicinal drugs, development in indentifying new membrane structure and newer structures and the advancement in technologies used.

 

Dietary Supplements are intended to provide vitamins, minerals, nutrition, fibers and amino acids that are lacking or are in insufficient quantity in a person’s diet. One of the major factors contributing to the growth of the market is the increase in population ranging between 18 to 29 years globally.

 

Among the several diseases worldwide, cancer is majorly responsible for a high global mortality rate. The number of cancer patients is soaring and in 2012 it is projected that 1,638,910 new cases of cancer will be found, whereas 577,190 people are projected to die from cancer. Of the several cancer types that exist, kidney cancer is projected to cause 12,484 deaths in 2012 and it is estimated that 59,588 new kidney cancer cases will emerge. Kidney cancer can be divided into two groups, i.e., renal pelvis cancer and renal parenchyma cancers.

 

Angina pectoris market is expected to grow at the CAGR of 3.5% and reach the value of $12,707.4 million by the year 2018. This growth is primarily driven by the increase in number of patients undergoing treatment for angina pectoris and likely approval of new therapies like varespladib and Generx that are in late stage of clinical development. If approved, these products are expected to contribute in the growth of angina pectoris industry as they will be marketed at premium price by their inventor companies. Innovative mechanism of action of these products will lead to improvements in effectiveness and safety over currently marketed products.

 

The wound care market is gaining traction worldwide, due to the increase in diseases caused by the change in lifestyle. People are more prone to diseases like diabetes, heart diseases and obesity. The number of population above forty is also increasing globally, Aged people are more prone to diseases when compared to the younger generation, thus driving the overall wound care market. The increase in number of new entrants in this market is increasing the competition across the globe. 

 

Colorectal cancer is formed due to uncontrolled cell growth mainly in rectum, colon and appendix. The major reasons for colorectal cancer are aging population and changing lifestyle. People above 50 are more prone to colorectal cancer. It is the third most common type of cancer diagnosed across the world. More than 11 million people were diagnosed with cancer in 2008 and the number is set to rise in the coming years.

 

A biomarker is a gene, molecule or characteristics, by which pathogenic processes, biological processes or pharmacologic response can be evaluated or measured. They are classified on the basis of their application in different medical processes. These biomarkers help effectively in clinical decision making and thus help in diagnosing the health of a patient. In the present scenario, biomarkers are extensively used in the treatment of diseases such as cancer. The worldwide market of biomarkers is increasing tremendously due to its popularity and wide use in different drug discovery.

 

Medical education is the term associated with the practice of working as a medical practitioner either for initial training to become a doctor or for additional training after gaining the degree. Medical education market actors includemedical schools, health program providers, nursing programs providers, and such others. Continuous growth in world population and rising awareness towards personal health is creating the need for seeking medical education, either for working as a medical practitioner or for personal care.

 

Over the counter abbreviated commonly as OTC is practice of selling non prescription drugs or medication that can be sold without physician consultation. The drugs sold through OTC are “Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API)”. OTC drugs are proprietary mixtures formulated using single API or combination of APIs. There are more than 80 therapeutic classifications that are allowed to sale products through OTC. These categories range from analgesics, antipyretics to aphrodisiacs.

 

Impotency and urinary incontinence are growing concerns among people these days. Technological development is helping to overcome these age-related problems. There are various genitourinary drugs available today to cure the related illnesses. The genitourinary drugs market is expected to grow in developing economies in the near future due to growing concerns about urinary incontinence and related illnesses. The U.S. market remains the largest market for genitourinary drugs, while Japan stands in the second place in the consumption of genitourinary drugs.

 

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is administration of hormones to those patients who are under a phase of declining natural hormones in their body. Hormone replacement therapy is mostly administered to women undergoing menopausal phase. The hormones which are administered to patients are mostly Estrogen also supplemented by progesterone and testosterone. The modes of administration are oral tablets, implants, patches, vaginal creams etc. The global hormone replacement therapy market is expected to rise to approximately USD 3.6 billion by 2018.

 

Globally, the Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) drug market will increase from USD 4.3 billion in 2009 to USD 6.9 billion in 2019 and the market is growing with a CAGR of 4.84% during 2009 to 2019. The major markets in these segments are the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom and Japan. The global top five global brands in NSCLC with the largest market share are Avastin, Tarceva, Alimta, Gemzar and Taxotere. For growth in the future there are drugs in the pipeline and in clinical trials at the phase 3 process development in the non small cell lung cancer market. In the year 2012 many pipeline agents are going to be launched - such as Stimuvax and Aflibercept. The drugs that are in clinical trials phase 3 processes are vargatef (BIBF 1120), BIBW 2992, Crizotinib, Erbitux, ARQ 197, and Ramucirumab.

 

Acute myeloid leukemia grows at a fast pace and is found in the blood and bone marrow. The leukemia therapeutics market is divided into four segments namely acute lymphocytic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia and chronic myeloid leukemia. In the disease process, immature blood cells are present in the bone marrow. Symptoms found in patients due to the disease are flu, loss of weight, body ache and pain and spots on skin. The Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) therapeutics market was USD 239.3 million in 2011 and this market is forecasted to reach USD 731.1 million in 2018.

 

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An antibiotic is a compound or a substance that fights bacterial infections and kills or slow down their growth. The antibiotic market is witnessing high growth due new product innovations and higher investment in R & D activity. Moreover, the other regulatory concerns to control the antibiotic resistance problem are also expected to drive the antibiotics market. The demand for antibiotics is expected to reach USD 44.68 billion by 2016. Since, 2005 this market is seen to grow at an annual rate of 6.6% until 2011. There are many companies manufacturing antibiotic these days and there are many other antibiotics present in the market such as aminoglycoside antibiotics and it covers about 79% of the global demand.

 

Biobanks is a collection or storation of blood and cell samples from a large number of people. Biobank collection denotes its use in medical field and research. The global biobank industry is segmented into different sectors such as human tissue banking, or population banking, stem cell banking, commercial biobanks, private cord banking, academic collections and other services such as DNA and RNA storage. The global biobanks market was USD 142.million in 2011 and it is forecasted that this market will reach USD 216.3 million in 2018 with the compound annual growth rate of 5.4 % from 2011 – 2018.

 

Next generation sequencers are associated with DNA sequencing, including several technologies which are used to determine the order of nucleotide bases in a DNA molecule. In the genomics space, it is estimated to be the most lucrative and fastest growing segment. The next generation sequencers market is expected to grow in double digits and it will bring in a new revolution in the field of biopharma, applied markets and academic laboratories. It can be even used in those laboratories where no sequencing techniques were used previously. The ongoing research is likely to boost the next generation sequencers market in the near future. This market is highly innovative and dynamic - the main factors responsible for driving the market at a high rate.

 

The global physician dispensed cosmeceuticals market was USD 560 million in 2011 and this market is projected to reach USD1.8 billion by 2018. The market will grow with the compound annual growth rate of 18.15% from 2011 – 2918. Physician dispensed cosmeceuticals market is categorised into product segments such as skin care and eyelash products. The demand for this market will spur due to factors such as product innovations, rise in surgical procedures, increase in consumer spending and growing number of dispensing physicians. In the current scenario, the market demand for dispensing physician’s cosmeceuticals is on a surge.

 

Treatment options for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are expanding as a result of increasing research activities and more explicit understanding of the pathophysiology of diseases. For the treatment of RA, novel selective inhibitors such as cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) are used along with the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Although COX-2 is used in treatment of RA, it has several side effects associated with the upper gastrointestinal region. Currently, use of disease modifying antirheumatic drugs is recommended by most professionals in the early stages of disease.

 

The global pediatric vaccine market is forecasted to reach $24.3 billion by the year 2017 at a compounded annual growth rate of 11.5 % during 2011-2017. This growth in revenues is expected to be driven by the introduction of new molecules that are currently in regulatory filing stage and those in later stage of development. The vaccines market has become high revenue generators despite being priced at a premium because of increasing occurrences of acute diseases and growing elderly population. The vaccine market has captured the attention of big pharmaceutical companies that have been watching the progress of this market.

 

The global orthobiological products market is expected to grow to $15.3 billion by the year 2022 as a result of tremendous growth in the medical devices industry mainly due to increase in aging population. Growth of orthobiological products is driven by increasing awareness towards adoption of orthobiologics, development in technology, and increasing number of orthopedic related procedures. As population continues to grow, there is simultaneous rise in aging population which is contributing to the growth of the orthobiological products industry as need for orthopedic procedures is greater in such elderly population. Other factors driving the growth of this market include increasing number of obese patients with rising levels of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and patients with need for cartilage repair procedures.

 

Gene amplification technology is proving to be an important technology in human genome projects and other important fields like diagnostics. There are number of companies involved in the business of gene amplification and diagnostics with over 30 gene and signal amplification technologies. These gene amplification technologies are used for variety of applications in research and clinical settings. Currently, the market for gene amplification technologies is forecast to increase to $2.2 billion over the year 2017. This growth is expected to be driven by successful completion of human genome projects that will continue to boost the growth of this industry in future owing to the development of molecular diagnostics. Need for information about genes in genomics and other research progresses, and development in clinical diagnostic tools, is also expected to boost the growth of the gene amplification technologies market.

 

The world market for HCV drugs represents an area of potential opportunities in developed as well as developing countries. Because of the technological advancements and effectiveness, many big market players are focusing on development of innovative drugs for HCV. Major companies are forming coalitions and agreements to develop effective treatment on hepatitis C virus. In future, the growth of HCV market is expected to come from emerging markets of Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America as these regions are likely to register maximum number of HCV incidences due to increasing HCV drug addicts.

 

The global market for ePharmacies is projected to reach USD 51.75 billion by the end of 2017 owing to the increasing number of tech-savvy people and rising demand for prescription drugs. The ePharmacies meeting the regulatory standards set by the government and following ethical business practices are likely to emerge as safe, affordable, and accessible source of prescription drugs in the near future. The present scenario reflects higher penetration of the ePharmacy industry in developed countries as compared to the developing market. This is mainly because of the increasing use of Internet in developed economies.

 

The US market for personalized medicines is predicted to grow at the compounded annual growth rate of 9.5% during 2010 to 2015. This growth in future is expected to be driven by different factors like cost savings on treatments, early diagnosis of disease, drug safety, patient compliance, and optimization of therapies. Currently, America dominates the market for personalized medicine; however, advancement in technology and developments in the field of DNA is expected to establish personalized medicines market in UK, France, India, China, and Japan.

 

The report contains the global scenario of Vaccine market discussing its details and market figures. The report provides market size and forecast till 2016 for each segment and geography across the globe. It also describes the key influencing factors for the global vaccine market. The report lists mergers & acquisitions among the major players along with key product developments in the market. The report also provides information about major players in the market as company profiles.

 

Hepatitis B is caused by Hepatitis B Virus leading to inflammatory illness of liver. The disease has majorly affected various parts in Asia and Africa. The virus is majorly transmitted from exposure to infectious blood. There are numerous drugs available in the market, but none of them is effective in stopping the infection, they only help in slowing down the process of liver infection and thus minimize liver damage. The Market for hepatitis B vaccine is gaining traction in most parts of Asia and Africa.

 

Human immuno deficiency virus causes continuous failure of immune systems leading to death. HIV virus was discovered in 1981 and has killed more than 35 million people till date. Majority of the HIV infected population lives in sub Saharan Africa. HIV infections are caused during transfer of blood, unsafe sex, vaginal fluid, infected needles and several other reasons.

 

Biosimilars or follow-on biologics are copies of biological drugs (biopharmaceuticals). Biosimilars provide significant cost saving to both the users and the industry hence the adoption of these drugs are expected to be higher side. However, the debate on the interest of original biopharmaceutical developer and stability of copied drug has raised controversies across the globe.  

Meanwhile low entry barriers and absence of clear regulatory norms for biological drugs and non-approval of follow-on biologics in the U.S. market; has prompted pharmaceutical companies to turn towards emerging markets such as India and countries in the South-East Asia. 

 

The need to stay fit and agile has led to an increase in the number of gymnasiums and other weight loss facilities across the globe, thus driving the market for weight management products. Among the two methods of weight loss dieting and physical exercise, latter is considered more effective and sustainable. United States accounts for the maximum number of obese people worldwide. Obesity is increasing like a epidemic across the globe, thus driving the need for weight management products globally.

 

Enzyme inhibitors are used as drugs for treating diseases and are commonly found in nature. They are molecules which decreases the activity of enzymes by binding with them. They are also used as pesticides and herbicides and can also cure metabolic imbalance. There are two types of enzyme inhibitors reversible and irreversible.

 

RNAi stands for Ribonucleic Acid Interference; it is a process that keeps a check on active genes by moderating their activity. The market for RNAi Technology will gain traction due to its applicability in various fields such as drug discovery, agriculture, therapeutics and others. RNAi Technology is classified as micro RNA and Small interfering RNA.

 

Pharmaceutical Research

The Pharmaceutical Industry is a key segment for global economical growth. While the industry is dominated by developed countries mainly US, the developing countries like China and India shows an impressive growth in recent years. There is significant increase in the demand for innovative drugs which drives R&D investment in the industry across various countries. The biopharmaceuticals has brought revolutionary change for new drug inception. Proteomics, Molecular biology and Genomics have helped the manufacturers to to innovate effective drugs & processes for formulation. 

The major factors affecting the growth of the industry are regulation & reforms, pricing issues. The major MNCs are nowadays outsourcing the R&D to reduce the cost and leverage the skill work pool across the countries. 

The sector covers wide range of large MNCs, mid-size firms, specialty drug maker organization, generic manufactures, and biopharmaceutical firms, small scale industries, various support facility, contract research by service companies, contract sales, regulatory guidance, etc.

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