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Grand View Research provides significant understanding and analysis of the healthcare as well as medical devices industry. Our research reports also identify growth opportunities and Critical Success Factors (CSFs) for the market, enabling senior management to make more informed strategic decisions. Additionally, we also provide research partnership and consulting services for key focus markets which include,

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Drug discovery
  • Clinical diagnostics
  • Healthcare IT
  • Medical devices
  • Medical imaging
  • Biotechnology

 

Research Reports in Healthcare

Peripheral Vascular Devices Market Analysis By Product (Peripheral Vascular Stents, Peripheral Transluminal Angioplasty Balloon Catheters, PTA Guidewires, Atherectomy Devices, Chronic Total Occlusion Devices, Aortic Stents, Synthetic Surgical Grafts, Embolic Protection Devices & Inferior Vena Cava Filters) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

September 2014

Peripheral vascular diseases (PVD) are caused by the formation of atherosclerotic plaques in arteries, which carry blood to organs, limbs and head. It is also known as peripheral artery occlusive disease (PAOD) or peripheral artery disease (PAD) or peripheral obliterative arteriopathy. It comprises of diseases pertaining to both peripheral veins and peripheral arteries, affecting the peripheral and cardiac circulation in the body. Peripheral vascular devices such as IVC filters, angiography catheters, EVAR stent grafts, hemodynamic flow alteration and plague modification devices are used for treating peripheral arterial or coronary...

Pharmacy Automation Devices Market Analysis By Product (Packaging & Labeling, Medication Dispensing, Storage & Retrieval, Medication Compounding, Table-Top Counters), By End-use (Hospital Pharmacy, Retail Pharmacy) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

August 2014

Pharmacy automation is the mechanization or automation of tasks and processes performed in pharmacy or other health care settings; it includes process like medication dispensing, packaging, labeling, storage and retrieval systems and table top counters. Economic downturn is forcing a lot of companies to automate the process in order to reduce the cost incurred in paying wages to the employees. Increased competition among pharmaceutical companies, rise in demand for pharmaceutical products, technological advancement, precise robotic tools are contributing towards the growth of this budding market. Furthermore the need for increasing...

Medical Robotic Systems Market Analysis By Product (Surgical, Orthopedic, Laparoscopy, Neurological, Rehabilitation, Assistive, Prosthetics, Orthotics, Steerable, Therapeutic, Exoskeleton, Non-Invasive, Hospital/Pharmacy, Telemedicine, I.V, Pharmacy, Emergency Response Robotic Systems) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

August 2014

The medical robotic systems are involved in performing surgeries and consist of small tools with a robotic arm which is commanded by a surgeon with a computer. Growing market penetration rate of IT spurred the use of medical robotic systems in the healthcare industry. The primary objective of robotic systems is to minimize the efforts of surgeons and reduce chances of committing any error during surgeries. Increasing penetration of computerized or automated surgical technologies such as telemedicine or nanorobots or bacteriobots for treating fatal cancer and other diseases is expected to boost market growth in coming six years. Major...

Biologics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Biologics also referred to as biological drugs or biopharmaceuticals, are medicinal products extracted from biological sources such as human beings and animals. Biologics are different from chemical based drugs as the former includes blood components, vaccines, allergenics, gene therapies, somatic cells, recombinant therapeutic protein, tissues and living cells. Biologics are mostly composed of nucleic acids, proteins, sugars or a compound combination of all. The market for biologics is expected to grow at a decent pace and the key drivers for growth include increasing global base of geriatric population and prevalence of chronic diseases and the growing support of government organizations. Biological...

Tissue Diagnostics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Tissue diagnostics serves as one of the gold standards for cancer diagnosis, as it holds an edge over the rest of the in-vitro diagnostic technologies in terms of evaluating the biological context of a disease and the vital parameters that result into accurate understanding of the patient’s exact condition. Tissue diagnostics is the diagnosis, monitoring and management of cancer via histological examinations. The market comprises of instruments, and reagents used to detect disease stages and determine appropriate therapeutic solutions pertaining to cancer. Increasing prevalence of cancer and the rising demand for personalized medicine are two of the highest impact rendering drivers of this market. Moreover,...

Personalized Medicine Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Personalized medicine is the customization of healthcare using molecular analysis that is informed by each person’s unique genetic, clinical and environmental information. The products thus, being used for the treatment are tailored as per individual patient need and characteristics. To improve patient outcomes personalized medicine involves use of two or more medical products which are usually a diagnostic device along with a therapeutic product. A diagnostic device is a medical device that includes both in vitro tests such as assays and in vivo tests such as electrocardiography or a diagnostics imaging equipment, to determine up to what extend a patient will benefit from a therapeutic intervention. In the long run, personalized medicine is expected...

Renal Denervation Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Renal denervation is a minimally invasive catheter based endovascular procedure using radiofrequency ablation aimed at treating resistant hypertension (high blood pressure). Hypertension is an overactive sympathetic drive and renal denervation stops the cross-talk between brain and kidney through the radiofrequency energy in short bursts along the length of the main renal arteries to ablate the renal nerves, thereby reducing the sympathetic drive. Rising incidences of hypertension globally is leading to more usage renal denervation device, thereby leading to growth of this market. Increase in the incidences of uncontrolled and treatment resistant or drug resistant hypertension (trHTN) and as a consequence of changed...

Skincare Devices Market Analysis By Product (Skin Diagnostic Devices, Dermatoscopes, Image Guidance Systems, Biopsy, Lasabrasion, LED Therapy, Liposuction, Microdermabrasion, Cryotherapy, Electrosurgical Devices), By Application (Disease Diagnosis & Treatment, Hair Removal, Skin Rejuvenation, Cellulite Reduction, Body Contouring & Skin Tightening) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

August 2014

Skin care devices are rapidly gaining market penetration not only due to their extensive role in aesthetics but also the increasing incidences of skin disorders worldwide. In recent years, the skincare industry has witnessed elevated investment by beauty giants in products that have maximum consumer preference. At-home skin care products hold great potential for the future due to elevated demand from toning, anti-aging and other skin care devices. Some of the major driving factors of this market include manufacturing of more affordable and advanced devices for consumer such as exfoliating and ultrasonic devices. Increasing consumer...

SNP Genotyping Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

SNPs (Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms) genotyping is the process of analyzing and screening of genetic variations of SNPs between members of a species. It is an upcoming area of interest for researchers for genomics and life science studies. SNP genotyping has a broad range of applications in a number of industries such as pharmaceuticals, research, agricultural biotechnological and others which leads to change in dairy and meat yield and crop yields. The use of SNP genotyping is growing rapidly from personalized genetic testing to plant and animal biotechnology. SNP genotyping gives an idea about the human genome characterization and transfer of hereditary diseases. SNP genotyping is of great value for the pharmaceutical and medical fields as it predicts...

Medical Imaging Reagents Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Medical imaging reagents are compounds designed to improve the image created through imaging devices. Reagents allow doctors to analyse whether a tumour is benign or malignant and facilitates to trace any cancerous spot in the body. The improvement of medical imaging reagent includes synthesizing it to target that is a biological process, thereafter imaging systems are attuned to counteract the particular target. Imaging reagents are first studied on animal research before engaging in human medical studies.  The development of the medical imaging reagents market can be attributed to the growing demand for functional imaging diagnostic and technologies. Moreover, players in this sector are trying to stay up to date...

Genomics Market Analysis By Product (Instruments, Consumables, Services), By Application (Diagnostics, Personalized Medicines, Drug Discovery & Development, Academic Research, Agricultural), By Technology (PCR, DNA Sequencing, DNA Microarrays, Nucleic Acid Extraction & Purification) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

August 2014

Genomics is a branch of biology deals with the study of genes and their functions and applies DNA sequencing methods, recombinant DNA and bioinformatics to analyze sequence, and assemble the structure and function of genomes. It includes structural genomics, functional genomics, epigenomics, comparative genomics and Pharmacogenomics. Structural genomics is the dissection of the architectural features of genes and chromosomes. Functional genomics includes the characterization of genes and their components. Epignomics is the study of complete set of epigenetic modifications which plays a vital role in gene regulation and expression....

Companion Diagnostics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Companion diagnostics is a form of In Vitro Diagnostics which provides healthcare practitioners with the information about the patient’s response to a particular treatment. Technological advances and increasing awareness about personalised medicine is forcing pharmaceutical industries to adapt to customised drug discovery and development models. The idea of companion diagnostics finds huge potential for pharmaceutical companies, this approach to medication is set to change healthcare for good by eliminating adverse reactions, improving treatment outcomes, and reducing time and cost barriers related with the conventional models of medication. Target medicine has been fast overshadowing traditional form of medication which favours the model of one size...

Surgical Navigation Systems Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Surgical navigation system symbolize a concept of surgery and a method, that employ computer tools for surgical planning and performing surgical procedures. Surgical navigation is also known as computer assisted intervention, computer aided surgery, and image guided surgery. Most important function of computer aided surgery is to develop a precise replica of patient. It is done through a number of imaging technology such as X-rays, MRIs, CT scans, ultra sound and many more, these images are then uploaded in the system to form a 3 dimensional data set that produces exact geometrical structure of the region to be operated. Analysis is done by the manipulation of 3 dimensional images to extract significant information and provide multiple angles to the surgeon...

Geriatric Care Services Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Geriatric care management is also known as senior health care management or professional care management; it is a process of planning and implementing care for senior citizens and others with physical or mental disability to meet long term care requirements and improved quality of life. Geriatric care includes health care management, meeting psychological and physiological needs, such as nutritional services, housing services, homecare services, socialization activities, financial and legal planning. A custom tailored program is created after a comprehensive assessment of individuals need and it is monitored and modified periodically. The comprehensive assessment includes compilation of demographic data, health history, social history and legal/financial...

Hearing Aids Market Analysis By Product (Behind-The-Ear Aids, In-The-Ear Aids, Receiver-In-The-Ear Aids, Canal-Hearing-Aids ITC, CIC, IIC), By Technology (Analog, Digital) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

July 2014

A hearing aid is an electronic device which is primarily used by people who suffer from impairment and losses in hearing abilities. It amplifies sound for the user such that he or she can hear speech and other sounds clearer. The hearing loss may be limited as a condition in which people have decreased sensitivity to sounds that would otherwise be heard normally. In some other cases, there are a segment of people who suffer from relative insensitivity to speech related sound frequencies. The global market for hearing aids has witnessed an increase in market potential as a consequence of expanding geriatric population. In addition, an...

Optical Imaging Equipment Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Optical imaging is a budding imaging technology that uses beam of light to evaluate optical property of tissues and has a great ability of improving clinical research, disease prevention, medical diagnosis and treatment. Optical imaging use visible light and the special properties of photons to get a very clear picture of organs, tissue and even cells. These images are used for the research purpose by the scientists and by doctors for disease diagnosis and its treatment. Key advantages of optical imaging is that it reduces the individuals exposure to the harmful radiation by using non ionizing radiation which comprise of ultraviolet, visible, and infrared light. It is much faster and safer for patients so that’s why it can be used for repeated and...

Audiology Devices Market Analysis By Product (Cochlear Implants, Bone Anchored Hearing Aids, Hearing Aids, Audiometers, Otoscopes, Tympanometers) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

July 2014

Audiology devices are electronic instruments that are designed for diagnosing and treating hearing impairment. These devices are highly efficient for treating hearing impairment such as nerve deafness and congenital hearing problem. Sensorineural, conductive and  mixed hearing loss are the three types of hearing loss and as per severity it is classified into mild, severe, moderate and profound. Audiology devices are gaining importance across the world as communication is the most important skill which improves relationships and retain independence. Increasing prevalence of deafness especially in geriatric population is expected to...

Breast Pumps Market Analysis By Product (Open System, Closed System), By Technology (Manual, Battery-Powered, Electric Pump), By Application (Personal Use, Hospital Grade) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

July 2014

Breast pump is a mechanical device to draw milk from a lactating mother’s breast through suction for the purpose of storage and later use in a case where the mother is absent or away and the baby needs feeding. Growing global women employment rates and population are two of the most significant growth drivers of this market. Some of the other drivers of this market include change in lifestyle, favorable change in reimbursement policies, technological advancements such as the introduction of hand free breast pumps, increasing patient disposable income and awareness levels. Presence of large untapped opportunities in emerging...

Cancer Therapeutics And Biotherapeutics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cancer is a disease caused by uncontrolled and abnormal cell proliferation which invade or spread to other body parts and is known as malignant tumor. As per the WHO, cancer which includes breast cancer, cervical cancer, liver, stomach, prostate cancer and others is one of the well-known causes of death Biotherapy is the new approach for cancer treatment as it influences the natural tendency of the body to fight against cancerous cells without affecting healthy tissues. Increasing prevalence of cancer, rising demand for targeted drug therapy and the introduction of advanced treatment methods are some of the emerging growth factors for the biotherapeuics market. Moreover, increasing demand of personalized medicine rendering accurate and effective results is...

Fluid Management & Visualization Systems Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Fluid management involves medical intervention in promoting body fluid balance to prevent complications resulting from undesired fluid levels. Fluid systems range from standalones (include dialyzers, insufflators, suction/ evacuation & irrigation, fluid warming systems and waste management systems) to fully integrated systems, with an increasing shift towards the latter for providing overall solutions. Reusable system components and accessories are being replaced by one time use/ disposable ones to ensure patient safety. Visualization systems help in quick and improved diagnosis of critical medical conditions and include endoscopic cameras, video processors, camera heads, video converters, transmitters & receivers, light sources & cables,...

Computational Biology Market Analysis By Application (Cellular & Biological Simulation, Pharmacogenomics, Drug Discovery, Drug Development, Lead Optimization, Lead Discovery, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, Disease Modeling, Clinical Trials), By Service (In-house, Contract), By End User (Academics, Industry, Commercial) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

July 2014

Computational biology can be defined as the application of mathematical modeling, theoretical methods and computer aided simulation for the study of behavioral, social and biological systems. It is an interdisciplinary field which includes the principles of applied mathematics, computer science, statistics, animation, biophysics, biochemistry, genomics, genetics, anatomy, ecology, neuroscience and visualization. This includes the use of biological data to construct relationship models and algorithms among different biological systems to analyze differences and similarities. The various segments of the industry include computational...

D-Dimer Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

D-dimer is a protein fragment which has two cross linked D fragment of protein called fibrin. It is a fibrin degradation product (FDP) which is found in human blood sample after the blood clot is degraded by fibrinolysis. They are present in blood plasma only when blood coagulation system has been activated due to presence of disseminated intravascular coagulation or thrombosis. D-dimers are responsible for activation of the haemostatic system. Driving factors for the growth of this market are increasing occurrence of various pulmonary and cardiovascular diseases which can cause various life threatening issues due to blood clot formation in the pulmonary and arterial pathway. Increasing incidence of pulmonary embolisms and heart strokes and rising demand...

Apheresis Equipment Market Analysis By Product (Devices, Disposables), By Application (Renal Diseases, Hematology, Neurology), By Procedure (Plasmapheresis, LDL-Apheresis, Plateletpheresis, Leukapheresis, Photophereis, Erythrocytapheresis), By Technology (Membrane Filtration & Centrifugation) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

July 2014

n extracorporeal therapy and a medical technology which involves the passing of blood through an apparatus which separates one of the targeted constituents and returns the remainder of the blood to the circulation is referred to as apheresis. The components that are withdrawn and removed include platelets, plasma and leukocytes. The component contributing to a disease state is removed from the blood with the help of therapeutic apheresis. Example of components leading to disease state is plasmapheresis, plateletpheresis, leukopheresis and stem cell harvesting. The demand for apheresis equipment is expected to rise in future due to rising blood disorder prevalence including blood cancer, sickle...

Small Animal Imaging (In-Vivo) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Small animal imaging in vivo market is an innovative research method for obtaining high-resolution visualization of animal models. This technique is gaining high significance worldwide with its usage in drug development. Small animal imaging techniques are widely used as it helps in reducing time and capital wastage on non promising molecules by early detection of potential molecules. Small animal imaging technology and system helps in the improvement of animal models by enabling longitudinal studies, which enables real time observation of the progression of the disease. In animal models this technology proves to be excellent tool in assessment of functional, physiological and anatomical parameters at molecular and cellular levels. Magnetic resonance...

CIS Insulin Market (Rapid Acting, Short Acting, Pre-Mixed, Long Acting, Type I & II Diabetes, Analogs, Recombinant Insulin) Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

July 2014

Insulin is one of the most important hormones secreted in human body. Insulin opens the door for glucose to enter into blood cells. Insufficient production of insulin by human body leads to stockpiling of sugar in blood cells which causes diabetes. Growing ubiquity of diabetes all over the world is expected to drive the market. Health disorders such as obesity, due to changing lifestyles are also expected to fuel the growth of this market. Growing fast food industry in CIS region is expected to push the insulin market in this region for next six years. Diabetic patient are catered with external insulin supply. International Diabetes...

Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Medical nonwoven disposables are essential products in the healthcare industry. They impart hygiene benefits better than woven fabrics. Woven fabrics used in clinics and hospitals are prone to hospital acquired infections or HAIs, surgical site infection or SSIs and other infections such as hepatitis and AIDS. Medical nonwoven are utilized to a greater extent that are designed to provide barrier between patient and physician and also barriers between patients. These disposables avoid transmission of infections to some level. Increasing healthcare awareness across the world is creating an additional opportunity for the growth of the medical nonwoven disposables market. These health trends typically increase surgical procedures which in turn increases the...

Bio-Photonics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Bio-photonics is amalgamation of biologyand photonics. Photons are central entity in information technology electrons in electronics. Bio-photonics includes the development and application of optical methodology such as imaging, to study tissues and cells. Its major benefit is that it preserves the examined cells. It refers to absorption,detection, emission, reflection,modification and creation of radiation from organisms, tissues, cellsand biomaterials.Bio-photonics is used to detect biological functions at cellular and sub-cellular levels. The key applications of bio-photonics include life-science, environmental science, agriculture and medicine. It is being increasingly used in food science sector to ensure food safety, where it is being used to...

Atrial Fibrillation Market Analysis By Procedure (Pharmacological Drugs, Anti-arrhythmic, Anti-coagulant, Non-Pharmacological Treatments, Radiofrequency, HIFU, Cryoablation, Microwave, Laser, Catheter Ablation, Maze Surgery, Electric Cardioversion) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

July 2014

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a type of cardiac arrhythmia which is caused by irregular electrical activities in the atria. It may occur with no symptoms but most common ones associated with it are fainting, palpitations, congestive failure of the heart or chest pain. The confirmation for AF is obtained by an electrocardiogram which exhibits an absence of the P wave and irregular rate of ventricular contractions. These irregularities in the regular cardio-electric impulses of sino-atrial node are the result of interference from chaotic electric impulses generating from roots of pulmonary veins consequently leading to conduction of an...

Breast Imaging Equipment Market Analysis By Product (Tomosynthesis, Breast Ultrasound, Breast MRI, Mammography, Nuclear Imaging, Bioelectric Imaging, Breast Thermography) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Breast cancer is the leading cause of fatality in women. This is defined as a cancer which occurs in the cells which line the inner surface of milk lobules or the milk ducts in the human breasts. These are termed as ductal carcinoma while the ones in the milk lobules are lobular carcinomas. Apart from conducting a physical examination, 2D images such as mammograms and breast screening images are required by radiologists for the purpose of diagnosis. During the last decade (2004 to 2014) there has been a steady increase in the global prevalence of breast cancer and a rapid increase in the number of deaths owing to it. Females undergoing...

Medical Specialty Bags Market Analysis By Product (Anesthesia, Sterile Packaging, Resuscitation Bags, Bile Collection, Intravenous, Blood, Enteral Feeding, Cadaver, Enema, Ostomy Collection, CAPD) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Medical specialty bags are special bags used for medical purposes. With the advancement in technology, the market is projected to boost in the next six years. Factors driving the market are increasing patient awareness, rising number of old age (65 years and above) people and escalating demand for customer focused products/services. Increasing geriatric population base is expected to serves as a major factor driving the market because probability of being prone to diseases such as urinary incontinence is high among old people above 65 years of age. Thus, increasing need for proper management and special care driving the need for excellent...

Latin America (Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela) Insulin Market (Rapid Acting, Short Acting, Pre-Mixed, Long Acting, Type I & II Diabetes, Analogs, Recombinant) Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Insulin is a body hormone and is an internal secretion of the pancreas formed by a group of cells referred to as the islets of Langerhans. The primary functions of this hormone are to enable the entry of glucose into the cells and provide energy and to help maintain blood glucose levels at appropriate levels. Insulin is administered to patients suffering from type I and type II diabetes. Type I diabetes was previously known as juvenile or insulin dependent diabetes and is marked by the body’s inability to produce insulin. Patients with type II diabetes may also use insulin in cases where the body’s demand for insulin surpasses...

Artificial Organ And Bionics Market Analysis By Product (Artificial Heart, Liver, Kidney, Pancreas, Bionic, Limbs, Heart Valves, Cardiac, Vision), By Technology (Mechanical, Electronic) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

An artificial organ is a device which is man-made and is integrated or implanted into the human in order to restore target function via the replacement of a natural organ. Material used to develop body interfaces or implants are known as biomaterials. Processing abilities that are not occurring naturally can be constructed and installed with the help of artificial organs and replaced function need not be in context of life support but generally it is to support life. There is no necessity to bind artificial organ with stationary sources and stationary power supply for example chemical processing units and filters. The application and...

Dilated Cardiomyopathy Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a cardiac disorder caused by enlargement of heart. The muscular walls of the heart become weak due to enlargement and hence heart is not able to pump blood efficiently. The disorder causes effect on liver, lungs and other important organs of the body steadily.  It is the clinical condition which causes enlargement of initially left vertical of the heart, which is considered as main pumping chamber. Significantly, if may spread to right chamber over the time. DCM also leads to frequent blood clots, irregular heartbeats and valve problems, which may affect any person irrespective of age and sex, although the probability ratio of male over female is 3:1. Various treatments available for...

BELVIQ Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

BELVIQ, a product of Arena Pharmaceuticals GmbH. is an FDA-approved prescription weight-loss medication that helps overweight and obese adults lose weight and keep it off. BELVIQ has to be taken along with a prescribed diet and exercise program suggested by the physician. It Targets a hunger receptor in the brain, consequently enabling the user to feel satisfied with less food. FDA clinical trials exhibited the effectiveness of the drug to achieve weight loss as well as improve health risk factors, such as high blood sugar, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol levels. The obesity market has witnessed a revival after more than a decade with the advent of various innovative therapies that are expected to address the...

Benchtop Automation Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

A benchtop automation system enables the automation of technically challenging or repetitive processes. Numerous repetitive tasks involved in modern drug discovery can be automated using small-scale automation solutions. Typically, average labs have neither the budget, nor the space to accommodate large automation facilities. Small-scale benchtop automation systems can suit their purpose. Numerous labs are unaware of the laboratory automation revolution. There has been a continuous focus on deploying automation development resources towards user-friendly, small-scale automation solutions. Recent advances in small scale bench-top automation can be attributed to developments of instruments in the following areas: compact configurations, extended pipetting...

Heparin Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Heparin is a blood thinner or an anticoagulant which is responsible for prevention of formation of blood clots. It is generally used in treatment of blood clot in veins, lungs, heart or even lungs. They are popularly used before surgery, during dialysis or during blood transfusion, when blood is taken as sampling. In other words they are generally used to reduce the risk of blood clotting. Apart from this it is also used to treat certain blood clot disorder. Basically it helps in keeping blood flowing smooth by making a certain natural substance in the body called anti-clotting protein which is also called as anticoagulant.  Other than surgical use, it may be also prescribed by heath care professional to prevent...

Biopsy Devices Market Analysis By Product (Needle Based Biopsy Guns, Biopsy Guidance Systems, Biopsy Forceps, Biopsy Needles, Biopsy Curettes and Punches) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Medical tests involving the extraction of a sample of tissues or cells from the human body for diagnostic and interventional purposes is known as biopsy. These tests are generally carried out by radiologists or surgeons to detect or to conduct interventional procedures pertaining to cancer. Cancer is defined as any abnormal growth of cells in the body and it can affect any of the cardiovascular, muscular, neurologic, respiratory, gastro-intestinal, dermatologic or genital tissues or organs. Depending on the sample of tissue removed, biopsy can be segmented into three categories namely excisional (when the entire area under suspicion is...

Cancer (Tumor) Profiling Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cancer/Tumour profiling is obtaining knowledge about patient’s cancer/tumour profile that is able to identify genomic alterations which can help physician to select an appropriate therapy which can result successful treatment for the patient. This is expected to reduce trial and error process and increase the likelihood of treatment being successful on individual basis. Different tests such as blood tests, Barium X-ray, cystoscopy, bone marrow, and lumbar puncture are used in diagnosis of specific types of cancer. Different treatments available for cancer are hormone therapy, surgery, bisphosphonates, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, biological therapies, and bone marrow and stem cell transplants.Increasing number of cancer cases is expected to be the...

Healthcare Nanotechnology (Nanomedicine) Market Analysis By Application (Drug Delivery System, Molecular Diagnostics, Clinical Oncology, Clinical Neurology, Clinical cardiology, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-infective) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Nanotechnology healthcare is defined as the application of nanotechnology into healthcare. In context to the human body, Nanotechnology healthcare is the repair, construction, monitoring and control of biological systems at sub-microscopic and molecular levels with the help of engineered nanostructures and nanodevices. It finds application for the purpose of disease diagnosis, prevention and therapy. These objectives can be fulfilled by utilizing nano-molecular tools and the knowledge obtained from the human body using them. Nanotechnology healthcare caters to some of the major disease segments such as cancer, diabetes cardiovascular,...

Cholangitis Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cholangitis is the term used for infection in the common bile duct of the individual. Bile duct is the tube that carries bile juice, which is helpful for digestion, from liver to intestine and gallbladder. The cause of cholangitis is bacterial infection. The bile duct is also known as biliary tract, whose infection leads to morbidity and mortality. The basic symptoms of cholangitis are jaundice, low blood pressure, abdominal pain and fever. If the individual possesses pancreatic cancer, the risk of cholangitis increases to large extent. Its early stage treatment and diagnosis is utterly important. Generally in the trend it has been noticed that people above sixty years of age are largely prone to cholangitis. Cholangitis...

Contrast Media Injectors Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Contrast media injectors are devices used by medical imaging that inject a radio-opaque contrast media into the human body in order to visualize and highlight specific parts of the body. Contrast media are substances that enhance the visibility of tissues and thus help in providing a more precise diagnostic treatment for the patient. Contrast media injectors are used in clinical applications and radiological procedures. The contrast media injectors market is driven by the growth of sophisticated diagnostic and imaging technology. The rising cases of cancer and other diseases have led to the need for precise and effective diagnosis requirement. With the advancement in technology, the market is expected to witness significant growth in the coming years....

Molecular Diagnostics Market Analysis By Product (Instruments, Reagents), By Technology (PCR, In Situ Hybridization, Chips & Microarrays, Mass Spectrometry, Sequencing), By Application (Oncology, Pharmacogenomics, Infectious Disease, Genetic Testing, Neurological Disease, Cardiovascular Disease) And Segment Forecasts to 2020

June 2014

Molecular diagnosis enables early detection of cancer, infectious diseases and genetic disorders by using genetic technologies and has applications in detection of abnormalities in the pre-natal stage. Molecular diagnosis is undergoing a transformation to understand and detect various diseases that could possibly turn into severe social and economic burden later. Key molecular diagnostic techniques include DNA sequencing, amplification techniques such as Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and Ligase Chain Reaction (LCR) and hybridization techniques, spectral karyotype imaging and DNA microarrays. PCRs can be used to detect malignant diseases...

Medical Imaging Systems Market (Portable, Handheld X-ray Devices, CT, Ultrasound, Open and Closed MRI and Nuclear Imaging, Analog, DR, CR, 4D & 5D, Low Slice, Medium Slice, High Slice Scanners) Analysis and Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Devices involved in taking visual representations of internal organs of the human body for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes are referred to as medical imaging equipment. Growing global prevalence of chronic diseases pertaining to the brain, respiratory and cardiovascular systems is expected to serve as a primary driver for this market. The global medical imaging systems market was valued at USD 25,710.5 million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.7% over the next six years. Moreover, growing global geriatric population base that are more susceptible to cardiovascular, orthopedic and respiratory diseases and increasing market...

Hemoglobinopathies Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Hemoglobinopathies is a medical term for a genetic disorder that causes abnormal growth of the hemoglobin (Hb) molecule, which is part of the red blood cells (RBC) that carry oxygen. It simply implies structural mutations in the globin protein. These disorders include sickle cell anemia and thalassemia. Sickle cell anemia is a condition where the RBCs become sticky and are shaped like crescent moons or sickles, thereby limiting their ability to carry adequate oxygen throughout the body. Thalassemia is a disorder that limits the production of RBCs and hemoglobin in the body. It has different categories; the two basic types include alpha and beta thalassemia. A few common hemoglobinopathy symptoms include: jaundice, joint pains, slow human growth, fatigue...

Asia Pacific (India, China, Australia, South Korea & Others) Insulin Market (Rapid Acting, Short Acting, Pre-Mixed, Long Acting, Type I & II Diabetes, Analogs & Recombinant Insulin) Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Insulin is a hormone which facilitates the entry of glucose into the blood cells. The body’s inability to produce appropriate amount of insulin leads to accumulation of sugar in the blood stream leading to a rise in blood sugar levels and eventually diabetes. Growing global prevalence of diabetes and the increasing incidence rates of lifestyle induced disorders such as obesity are expected to drive market growth over the next six years. Insulin caters to the diabetic patient population. According to the estimates of International Diabetes Federation, the global prevalence of diabetes is expected to increase from 366 million in 2011...

Biotechnology Market (Biopharmacy, Bioservices, Bioagriculture, Bioindustrial, Fermentation, DNA sequencing, Tissue Engineering, Regeneration) Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Biotechnology harnesses cellular and biomolecular processes to develop technologies and products that combat rare and debilitating diseases, develop cleaner, safer and efficient industrial manufacturing processes, reduce environmental footprint, energy consumption.Genetic analysis and manipulation have greatly aided the drug discovery process, and many large biotech firms such as Novo Nordisk, Amgen and Biogen Idec have transformed into key pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical firms. In the field of agriculture, biotech products have enhanced crop yield, increased the nutritional value and quality of crops, and improved the efficacy and...

Stem Cells Market Analysis By Product (Adult Stem Cells, Human Embryonic Cells, Pluripotent Stem Cells), By Application (Regenerative Medicine, Drug Discovery and Development) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Undifferentiated cells holding the capacity to develop into different types of cells with varied functions are referred to as stem cells. Growing demand for regenerative treatment options and the rising number of R&D initiatives involving stem cells to develop therapeutic options catering to the rising prevalence of chronic diseases are two of the most significant drivers of this market. In addition, growing use of stem cells in the field of drug discovery and development, increasing government support and the presence of high unmet medical needs will drive the growth of the stem cells market. Cancer is a life threatening disease and...

Medical Gases Market By Product (Oxygen, Nitrogen, Helium, Laser Gas, Lung Gas, Aerobic, Anaerobic Mixtures, Helium Oxygen Gas Mixtures, Medical Air, Carbon Dioxide-Oxygen, Laser Gas, Lung Gas, Ethylene Oxide), By Equipment (Manifolds, Outlets, Medical Air Compressors, Masks) Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Gases that find direct and indirect applications in healthcare are referred to as medical gases. In addition, equipment used to produce, distribute and facilitate medical gases are referred to as medical gas equipment. Elimination of drug user fee for medical gases and equipment as a result of the implementation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act in July 2012 is the most significant growth driver of this market. This act will help the manufacturers curb costs, maximize profit margins and file for intellectual property rights for new products pertaining to the medical gases and equipment sector. Moreover,...

Interventional Cardiology Devices Market Analysis By Product (Catheters, PTCA Guidewires, Stents, Balloon Inflation Devices, PTCA Balloons) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Interventional cardiology procedures refer to catheter based treatments of structural heart diseases such as angioplasty, valvuloplasty and coronary thrombectomy. Rising global prevalence of cardiovascular diseases is the most significant driver of this market. WHO statistics suggest that cardiovascular diseases are expected to cause 25 million deaths worldwide by 2030 and such a fact coupled with rising patient awareness levels will increase the demand for interventional cardiology devices. Furthermore, rising demand for minimally invasive medical procedures and rising global geriatric population base will serve the market as drivers....

RFID Smart Cabinets Market By Country (Poland, UK, Netherlands, Belgium, U.S., Canada, Mexico, India, China, Brazil, Japan, Australia, Argentina, Germany, France, Chile) Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2014

RFID has significant applications in the field of healthcare in terms of equipment tracking and record maintenance. Implementation of RFID has made significant contributions towards proper inventory management in healthcare institutions and in curbing losses associated with the mismanagement of medical supplies. RFID cabinets consists of two components namely the RFID console and the steel/aluminum cabinet. The RFID console is an electronic unit used to register cabinet supplies and the cabinet is used to store information such as date and time of last use, identity of the person or department who last used it. The North America RFID...

Excipients Market Analysis By Polymers (MCC, HPMC, CMC, Ethyl Cellulose, Povidone), Alcohols (Glycerin, Sorbitol, Mannitol, Propylene Glycol), Minerals (Clay, Silicon Dioxide, Titanium Dioxide), Sugars And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2014

Excipients refer to inactive or inert substances that are formulated alongside active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) to serve as a vehicle or medium. Increasing global demand for pharmaceuticals is expected to be one of the most significant drivers of this market. Excipients are majorly used as coating agents, flavoring agents, binders, disintegrants etc in manufacturing capsules, tablets and in other drug delivery forms in the field of pharmaceuticals. Increasing global base of geriatric population and the subsequent rise in disease prevalence will increase the demand for pharmaceuticals which in turn is expected to drive market growth...

Catheters Market Analysis By Product (Cardiovascular, Urology, Intravenous, Neurovascular And Specialty Catheters) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2014

Hollow and flexible tubes inserted into the body for the purpose of conducting diagnostic and therapeutic exercises are called catheters. The global catheters market is primarily driven by the rising demand for minimally invasive medical procedures especially in the field of cardiovascular diseases. Faster patient recovery time and procedure duration are two most significant factors contributing towards the rising demand of these medical procedures. Rising global base of geriatric population (population above the age of 65 years) and rising prevalence of lifestyle induced diseases such as diabetes and obesity also make noticeable...

Tuberculosis Testing Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Tuberculosis is an infectious or sometimes fatal disease with mycobacteria its major cause. In common tuberculosis attacks the lungs, or even other parts of the body such as genitourinary system, lymphatic system and central nervous system. The tuberculosis caused in lungs is known as Pulmonary Tuberculosis while effecting in other parts of the body is known as extra pulmonary Tuberculosis. It can be spread through air by cough, sneeze or transmit through air. The major symptoms of tuberculosis are chronic cough, night sweat, blood-tinged sputum and fever. According to WTO report published on tuberculosis, 1.3 million died from the disease. The complexity of the treatment is increased by detection of Multi Drug Resistant...

Enteral Feeding Devices Market Analysis By Product (Giving Sets, Enteral Feeding Pumps, Gastrostomy Tubes, Low Profile Gastrostomy Devices, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Devices And Nasogastric Tubes) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2014

Enteral feeding refers to the delivery of nutrients directly to the stomach via the use of a feeding tube. Enteral feeding is administered to patients who cannot eat normally owing to diseases such as oral cancer, gastrointestinal injuries and disorders etc. The growing global geriatric population base and growing prevalence of chronic diseases such as diabetes, severe pancreatitis and other gastrointestinal diseases and increasing incidences of preterm births are some of the factors expected to drive market growth over the next six years. Aging heightens a patient’s susceptibility towards Parkinson’s disease and other nervous...

Insulin Market Analysis By Product (Fast Acting, Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Pre-Mix and Long Acting), By Segments (Insulin Analogs And Human Recombinant Insulin), By Application (Type I and Type II Diabetes) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2014

Insulin is a hormone and is the internal secretion of the pancreas formed by a group of cells referred to as the islets of Langerhans. The primary functions of this hormone are to enable the entry of glucose into the cells and provide energy and to help maintain blood glucose levels at appropriate levels. Insulin is administered to patients suffering from type I and type II diabetes. Type I diabetes was previously known as juvenile or insulin dependent diabetes and is marked by the body’s inability to produce insulin. Patients with type II diabetes may also use insulin in cases where the body’s demand for insulin surpasses...

Asia Pacific PoC Diagnostics Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2014

Point of care (POC) diagnosis refers to conducting diagnostic tests near the site of patient care. The Asia Pacific PoC diagnostics market is driven by four major factors namely growing geriatric population base in countries such as Japan and China, rising prevalence of target diseases, increasing demand for home healthcare and the introduction of new products enabled with advanced technologies. The growing prevalence of target diseases such as cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and infectious diseases is expected to serve this market as a high impact rendering driver over the next six years. Cardiovascular diseases are one of the...

Bioinformatics Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2014

The application of information technology/computer technology to manage biological information is referred to as bioinformatics. Key research areas of bioinformatics include gene sequence analysis, genome annotation, gene expression analysis, cancer mutation analysis, gene regulation analysis, protein expression analysis, systems biology and comparative genomics. Plummeting prices of DNA sequencing and rising government initiatives to propel bioinformatics based life sciences research activities are two of the most significant growth drivers of the global bioinformatics market. Moreover, recent technological advancements such as nanopore...

Dental Equipment Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2014

Dental equipments are medical devices which find therapeutic and diagnostic applications in the field of dentistry. The global dental equipment market will experience a moderate growth in the coming five years. The introduction of technological advancements such as dental lasers and electrosurgery, growing geriatric population base, rising demand for dental tourism in emerging markets and cosmetic dentistry are some of the attributes expected to drive the global dental equipment market. The global dental equipment market revenue is expected to increase from USD 6,081.4 million in 2013 to USD 8,453.7 million by 2020, growing at a CAGR of...

Ablation Technology Market Analysis By Technology (Electrical, Ultrasound, Radiation, Radiofrequency), By Application (Cancer, Cardiovascular, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Urology) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

March 2014

Ablation refers to minimally invasive procedures which entail the surgical excision of body tissues. Ablation procedures are gaining rapid popularity across the globe on account of the fact that they are used in minimally invasive ablation procedures. Lower risk of damage to tissues, lower risk of infection, quick recovery and cost effectiveness of ablation are some of the major drivers of this market. Minimally invasive medical procedures gain precedence over invasive procedures owing to the facts that the former includes relatively lower post procedural risks, shorter recovery time and hospital stays. A surge in the demand of minimally...

Radiofrequency Ablation Devices Market Analysis By Product (Capital, Reusable, Disposable), By Application (Surgical Oncology, Cardiology & Cardiac Rhythm Management, Pain management, Gynecology, Hypertension, Cosmetology) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

March 2014

Minimally invasive procedures that entail surgical excision of body tissues are termed as ablation. Ablation procedures are gaining rapid popularity globally due to the fact that they are used in minimally invasive ablation processes. Lower risk of damage to tissues, lower risk of infection, quick recovery and cost effectiveness of ablation are some of the major drivers of this market. Radiofrequency ablation refers to use of high frequency electromagnetic waves for generation of heat which is then used for various medical treatments. Radiofrequency ablation is widely used for treatments in the field of pain management, cosmetology,...

In-Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) Market Analysis and Segment Forecasts To 2020

March 2014

In vitro diagnostics (IVD) refer to tests that are used to detect or diagnose diseases or infections performed under a controlled environment such as in a laboratory. The global IVD market was valued at USD 51.67 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.4% from 2014 to 2020. Increasing demand for rapid and non-invasive medical procedures and the growing global prevalence of infectious and chronic diseases such as cancer, tuberculosis (TB), diabetes and cardiovascular diseases are expected to drive IVD market demand over the next six years. On account of the fact that IVD entails minimally invasive and non-invasive...

mHealth Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

February 2014

Mobile health or mHealth is the use of mobile and wireless devices in order to enhance healthcare services. Although there have been considerable developments in the field of healthcare over the past few years, the availability and affordability of healthcare services remains a challenge. This can be attributed to increasing healthcare expenditures, thus rendering these facilities unattainable for a large percentage of the population. On the other hand, mobile penetration has increased manifold. Additionally, growing urbanization and purchasing power has resulted in proliferation of smartphones and related devices, along with 3G and 4G...

Microscopes Market Analysis By Product (Optical, Scanning Probe, Electron), By Application (Nanotechnology, Life Sciences, Semiconductors, Material Sciences) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

February 2014

Microscopes are witnessing a surge in their demand on account of rising funding in emerging application areas such as nanotechnology. Nanotechnology has a wide array of niche applications and rising research and development initiatives aimed at the commercialization of nanotechnology based products is one of the significant drivers of this market. Some of the other application areas of microscopes include material sciences, life sciences and semiconductors. The global microscopes market was valued at USD 3,196.0 million in 2012, and is expected to be majorly driven by the growing number of private and public funding initiatives pertaining...

Healthcare IT Market Analysis By Application (Electronic Health Records, Computerized Provider Order Entry Systems, Electronic Prescribing Systems, PACS, Lab Information Systems, Clinical Information Systems, Telemedicine and Telehealth) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

February 2014

Healthcare IT involves the use of information technology to develop and implement information systems for the industry. Some of the objectives of healthcare IT include the improvement of healthcare quality, decrease paperwork to increase efficiency, enhance healthcare accuracy by reducing errors pertaining to the maintenance of medical records, reduce healthcare costs by optimizing and computerizing processes and providing real time access of medical records to healthcare practitioners. The global healthcare information technology market was valued at USD 36.15 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14.2% from 2014 to 2020....

Peptide Therapeutics Market By Technology (SPPS, LPPS, HPPS), By Application (Cancer, Metabolic, CVS, CNS), By Products (Innovative & Generic), By Delivery (Parenteral, Oral, Pulmonary & Mucosal) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

February 2014

Short chains of amino acid monomers which are linked by amide bonds are termed as peptides. Peptides are different from proteins due to difference in their sizes. Peptides contain less than 50 molecules of amino acids. Peptides bind themselves to some specific cell surface receptors and imitate like receptor ligands. This characteristic of peptides helps in treating various diseases as peptides act on the cell membrane. Increasing number of cancer patients and various metabolic diseases as well as technological advancements such as introduction of hybrid method of synthesis of peptides, are expected to drive the peptide therapeutics...

Pharmaceuticals and Food Anti-Counterfeiting Technologies Market Analysis By Application (Food, Pharmaceuticals), By Technology (Authentication, Inks and Dyes, Holograms, Watermarks, Taggants, Others, Trace and Track, Bar Codes, RFID) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

January 2014

Deceptive representation of an original pharmaceutical and food product is referred to as counterfeiting. High growth of cheap and low quality counterfeit products especially pertaining to the pharmaceutical and food industries have accelerated the rate of implementation of anti-counterfeiting technologies. Some of the major technologies associated with anti-counterfeiting include overt/visible feature enabling, covert features enabling, forensic and track and trace technologies. Research results published by the U.S. FDA suggest that the pharmaceutical manufacturers in the U.S. entail an approximate revenue loss of USD 300 billion every...

Neurostimulation Devices Market Analysis By Product (Deep Brain, Gastric Electric, Gastric Electric, Spinal Cord, Sacral Nerve And Vagus Nerve Stimulation Device), By Application (Pain Management, Epilepsy, Essential Tremor, Urinary and Fecal Incontinence, Dystonia, Gastroparesis, Parkinson's Disease) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

January 2014

Neuromodulation is the process of involving an implantable medical device to modulate and alter neural activities for therapeutic purposes. The implantable devices used for neuromodulation are referred to as neurostimulation devices or neurostimulators. These devices function either by stimulating nerve impulses or by inhibiting pain signals at target sites such as the central nervous system, autonomic nervous system, peripheral nervous system and the deep nuclei of the brain. Some of the applications of neurostimulators include pain, epilepsy disease and movement disorder management. Growing global base of geriatric population triggering the incidence rates of target diseases especially...

Synthetic Biology Market Analysis By Product (Core product, synthetic genes, synthetic DNA, synthetic cells, chassis organisms XNA, Enabling Product Oligonucleotide Synthesis, DNA synthesis), By Technology (DNA Sequencing, Genome Engineering, Biological Components, Integrated Systems, Bioinformatics), By Application (Agriculture, Chemicals, Bio Fuels, Healthcare, R&D, Biosecurity, Energy & Environment) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

January 2014

The engineering and design of novel devices, systems, biologically based parts as well as the redesign of naturally existing biological systems is known as synthetic biology or engineering of biology. It is done to develop genetically modified organisms so that new preferred functions can be performed leading to increase in biological systems production. Synthetic biology is a new and revolutionary method of bioscience in which engineering principles are applied to biology in order to make new biological devices, systems and parts. Recently synthetic biology has entered the commercial market and is passing through a nascent stage....

Point of Care Diagnostics (POC) Market Analysis By Product (Blood Gas/Electrolytes, Infectious Diseases, Hospital Glucose Testing, Cardiac Markers, Hematology, Coagulation, Primary Care Systems, Decentralized Clinical Chemistry, Urinalysis, Drug Abuse Testing, Fertility, OTC and Rapid Diagnostic Tests) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

January 2014

Point of care (POC) diagnosis refers to conducting diagnostic tests near the site of patient care. Growing base of geriatric population, the ability of point of care diagnostic tests to render immediate results and hence improved patient care and rising market penetration of PACS (picture archiving and communication systems) and EMR (electronic medical records) are three of the highest impact rendering drivers of this market. Skilled staff shortages especially pertaining to the field of diagnostics is also expected to accelerate the market penetration rates of point of care diagnostic products. Rising demand for home healthcare and other healthcare establishments catering to the elderly...

Portable X-Ray and CT Scan Devices Market Analysis By Product (X-Ray Devices, Mobile X-Ray Devices, Handheld X-Ray Devices, CT Scan Devices), By Technology (X-Ray Devices, Analog, Computed Radiography, Digital Radiography, CT Scan Devices, Low Slice Scanners, Medium Slice Scanners, High Slice Scanners) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

January 2014

X-ray devices produce radiations used for diagnostic and interventional purposes. Introduction of portable and digital x-ray devices in order to meet the rising demand for home healthcare and point of care diagnostics market is the most significant trend observed in this market. Computed tomography systems (CT) or computerized axial tomography scanning (CAT scan) is an imaging procedure which utilizes X-rays to obtain tomographic images of targeted areas. CT scan devices play an integral role in cancer diagnosis and in guiding biopsy procedures. Increasing adoption of PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) and the introduction of high resolution CT scan equipment will serve the...

Incontinence and Ostomy Care Products Market Analysis By Product (Incontinence care, Absorbents, Incontinence bags, Ostomy care, Ostomy bags, Colostomy Bags, Ileostomy Bags,Urostomy Bags, Continent ileostomy Bags, Continent Urostomy Bags, Deodorants, Skin barriers, Irrigation products) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

January 2014

The inability to control the evacuation of body wastes (urine and feces) is referred to as incontinence. The presence of a large base of patients with unmet medical needs pertaining to incontinence will continue to drive the growth of this market. According to the WHO, incontinence affected 5% to 7% of the world’s population in 2012, with rising incidence rates of obesity and aging identified as two of the primary factors responsible for its high prevalence. In addition, it is reported that women are three times more susceptible to incontinence than men and therefore, dominate a large share of the target user/customer base. Incontinence products have experienced a low market penetration...

Aptamers Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Peptide or oligonucleic acid molecules that have the capacity to bind with specific target molecules are referred to as aptamers. Aptamers are either naturally existent in riboswitches or are obtained through selection from a sequence pool. These molecules can be classified into two categories based namely DNA (De-Oxy Ribonucleic Acid) or RNA (Ribo-Nucleic Acid) or XNA (Xeno Nucleic Acid) aptamers and peptide aptamers.  Aptamers are rapidly substituting antibodies especially in therapeutic applications. Medical practitioners and researchers consider aptamers to be superior to antibodies owing to the facts that aptamers can be produced via chemical synthesis, can be successfully engineered in a test tube, offer...

Autoimmune Disease Diagnostics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Autoimmune diseases are a group of disorders characterized by inflammatory reactions caused by immune responses mistakenly generated against body tissues. These diseases majorly affect blood vessels, joints, muscles, connective tissues, red blood cells, endocrine glands and skin and cause abnormal growth of organs, change organ functions and destroy body tissues. Some of the major autoimmune diseases include type-1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, lupus, Addison’s disease, autoimmune thyroid diseases, Sjoren’s diseases and others. Activation of anti-inflammatory genes and simultaneous suppression of inflammation causing genes is the most promising therapeutic solution to auto-immune diseases.  ...

Contraceptive Drugs and Devices Market By Product (Oral, Topical, Vaginal Contraceptive Drugs, Male Contraceptive Devices, Condoms, Female Contraceptive Devices, Diaphragms, Intra-uterine Devices, Sub-Dermal Implants, Vaginal Rings) Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

January 2014

Contraception is more commonly known as fertility and birth control which are described as the methods to avoid pregnancy. These devices and drugs function by changing the mechanism of ovulation or by acting as a physical barrier between the sperm and ovum. Lack of contraception results in unwanted pregnancies and abortions which have an impact on healthcare costs.  The provisions, planning and usage of contraceptives is known as family planning. The proper use of contraceptives such as female and male condoms also prevents the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. Family planning includes hormonal, barrier, sterilization and...

Advanced Cancer Diagnostics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cancer or malignant neoplasm refers to a group of diseases caused by abnormal cell growth. This disease is marked by uncontrollable cell growth forming malignant tumors which invade surrounding body parts. Some of the major types of cancer (based on prevalence as of 2008) are lung, stomach, breast, colorectal, prostate and liver cancer.  Rapidly rising prevalence of cancer coupled with growing patient awareness levels is the most prominent driver of this market. According to the estimates of the World Cancer Research Fund International, the global cancer prevalence is expected to increase from 6.6 million cases in 2008 to approximately 21 million cases in 2030. Moreover, lifestyle habits triggering cancer incidence...

Biomaterials Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Biomaterials refer to natural or synthetic materials that interact with biological systems to repair or treat natural body tissues.  Biomaterials are majorly used in joint replacements, drug delivery devices, heart valves and in other medical implants. Increasing government and private funding or grants pertaining to research and development in the field of biomaterials and awareness and training workshops organized by organizations such as the NSF (National Science Foundation) biomaterials workshop, are some of the most impact rendering drivers of this market. Moreover, growing base of geriatric population across the world and the consequent rise in prevalence rates of cardiovascular and orthopedic disorders serve this market as drivers.  ...

Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Bariatric surgeries refer to weight loss procedures performed via reducing the size of the stomach by using an implantable gastric band or an intragastric balloon or by reducing nutrient absorption via resecting and rerouting the small intestine into a stomach pouch. The target population for bariatric surgeries includes patients suffering from type 2 diabetes and obesity. The high global prevalence of obesity clubbed with a low success rate of physical exercises and diet in curbing obesity is the most significant growth driver of this market. Moreover, obesity significantly increases healthcare expenses (obesity increases healthcare expenses by approximately 7%) by triggering the prevalence rates of consequent diseases such as type-2 diabetes and hypertension. Rising prevalence of...

Disposable Medical Sensors Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The growing worldwide prevalence of hospital acquired infections coupled with government initiatives such as the National Action Plan to Prevent Healthcare Associated Infections aimed at curbing these infections and the costs associated with them, will prove to be the most significant growth driver for this market. Moreover, rising demand for medical sensors will serve on account of factors such as increasing global incidence rates of diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular diseases and growing demand for lab automation will elevate the demand for disposable medical sensors.  The future demand for this market will be ensured by attributes such as encouraging initiatives undertaken by regulatory authorities to boos...

Injectable Drug Delivery Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Injectable drug delivery devices are gaining rapid global acceptance. Growing global prevalence of target diseases such as diabetes, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, reproductive diseases and cancer coupled with rising patient awareness levels are two of the most significant growth drivers of this market. Moreover, rising per capita healthcare expenditure and the introduction of technologically advanced products such as self injectable devices and the introduction of manufacturing technologies working towards creating a user friendly product such as human factors engineering will drive the growth of the global injectable drug delivery devices market.  The presence of high...

Endocrine Function Diagnostics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The endocrine system consists of a group of glands which produce and release hormones for the appropriate functioning of body functions. The most important function of these glands is to assist the body to change calories into energy to power cells and organs. These glands also play an integral role in determining the status of hormonal disorders in the human body such as diabetes, thyroid diseases, growth disorders and sexual dysfunction. Endocrine glands include adrenal glands, pineal gland, hypothalamus, pituitary glands, parathyroid, Islet cells in pancreas, testes, ovary, thymus and thyroid. A slight alteration in the functioning of any of these glands causes endocrine disorders. Endocrine disorders are classified into two major groups namely hormonal...

Pharmacovigilance Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The pharmacological science pertaining to the collection, adverse effect detection and prevention, monitoring and assessment of pharmaceuticals products is referred to as pharmacovigilance. Information received from the providers of healthcare and patients through pharmacovigilance agreements and medical literature serve pharmacovigilance as inevitable data sources.  Detecting and reporting adverse drug reactions (ADR) is the most significant feature of pharmacovigilance. Therefore, the fact that adverse drug reactions cause approximately 5% of the total hospitalizations in developed countries and 6% to 10% of hospitalized patients are likely to experience an adverse drug reaction, serves this market as a high...

Biosimulation Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The simulation of biological processes via the use of computer sided mathematical models is called biosimulation. Biosimulation functions as an integral part of systems biology and predictive analytics as it provides improved clarity on complex biological processes and predicts possible outcomes of reactions between drugs and biological processes. Moreover, it provides assistance in obtaining a systemic approach into functional metabolic pathways through the integration of clinical data and data obtained genomics or proteomics.  Drug discovery and development is the largest cost component in the drug or pharmaceutical products manufacturing and high drug failures (research results suggest that approximately 50% of...

Hemophilia Treatment Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

A group of hereditary diseases characterized by the body’s ability to regulate and control blood coagulation or clotting is referred to as hemophilia. This disease lowers blood plasma clotting factors and thereby inhibits fibrin formation. Hemophilia A and B are the two major types of hemophilia. Hemophilia A is the most prevalent kind (research results suggest that the incidence rate of hemophilia A is approximately 1 out of 5,000 newborn male babies) and is caused by clotting factor VIII deficiency. Hemophilia B or Christmas Disease on the other hand is rare in nature (research results suggest that incidence rate of hemophilia B is approximately 1 out of 30,000 newborn male babies) and is caused by the lack of clotting factor IX.  Both these...

Yersinia Diagnostics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Yerinia is a gram positive rod shaped bacteria belonging to the Enterobacteriaceae family. Pathogenic species of Yersinia include Yersinia pestis, Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. The Yersinia pestis specie of this bacterium causes Bubonic plague and is carried by rodents and infective fleas. Some of the modes of transmission of these bacteria include rodent to human (direct contact), infective flea to human (direct contact) and human to human transmission (via pneumonic droplets).  On the other hand the Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis cause gastroenteritis. These bacteria are food borne and the disease (Yersiniosis) caused by them include symptoms such as...

Brain Monitoring Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Brain monitoring devices are used to monitor and diagnose abnormal activities in the brain. Brain monitoring devices assist in monitoring electrical and neural activity in the brain. In addition, they help in monitoring the blood flow in the veins and arteries situated in the brain. Growing prevalence of target conditions such as neurological disorders, autoimmune and cardiovascular diseases across the world is the primary growth driver of the global brain monitoring devices market. The presence of high incidence rates of diseases leading to brain disorders such as epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, brain tumors and multiple sclerosis will also serve this market as high impact rendering drivers. According to the estimates of the WHO in 2011 the global...

Mammography Equipment Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Mammography refers to diagnostic and screening examinations conducted on human breasts to detect microcalcifications (tiny clusters of calcium). These tests use low energy X-rays and the primary goal of these tests are to detect early breast cancers which is deemed to be the second leading cause of death in women.  Breast cancer is identified by the WHO as the leading cause of cancer in women. According to the estimates of WHO (World Health Organization), approximately 1.5 million cases of breast cancer were diagnosed in 2010 and this number is expected to double by 2030. Such rapidly rising incidence rates of breast cancer will serve the global mammography equipment market as a significant growth rendering driver....

Drug Eluting Cardiovascular Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cardiovascular diseases refer to any disease pertaining to heart or blood vessels. According to the WHO, cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide and the annual deaths caused by these diseases is expected to rise from 17.3 million in 2008 to 23.3 million in 2030. The aforementioned fact coupled with rising patient awareness levels are two of the highest impact rendering drivers of the global drug eluting cardiovascular devices market. Moreover, rising demand for minimally invasive cardiovascular procedures on account of factors such as lower post surgery complications, quicker patient recovery time and shorter hospital stays associated with these procedures, will serve this market as a significant driver. Some of the drivers of this...

Biomarkers Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Biomarkers are used as diagnostic tools to measure the presence and severity of a disease. These biomarkers are naturally occurring genes or molecules and are introduced to the target site or organ to detect pathological and physiological processes of a disease.  Biomarkers hold paramount importance in the field of drug discovery and development by providing clarity on a disease in terms of its epidemiology of a disease. Therefore, rising number of initiatives undertaken in the drug discovery and development field is the most significant growth driver of this market. Moreover, rising worldwide prevalence of cardiology, oncology and neurology based diseases and encouraging initiatives undertaken by regulatory...

Medical Ceramics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Ceramics are products manufactured by firing non-metallic materials at high temperatures. Some of the materials used in producing ceramics include alumina, zirconia (TZP), single crystal piezoelectric, silicon nitride (Si3N4), macor, dielectrics, braze alloys, zirconia toughened alumina and silicon carbide (SiC). Some of the major medical applications of these ceramics include implantable medical devices, diagnostic imaging equipment, consumable medical devices and other therapeutic medical devices.  Growing number of medical procedures involving dental implants, cardiovascular implants, orthopedic implants and medical imaging equipment is one of the major driver of this market. This growing number of medical...

Cochlear Implants Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cochlear implants are implantable medical electronic devices that provide hearing aid to patients suffering from profound nerve deafness. In other words, these implants prove effective for patients who receive very little or no benefits from hearing aids. Cochlear implants consist of two major components namely microphone, transmitter system and sound processor and implanted receiver and electrode system. Cochlear implants function by receiving sound from a source and then sending small electrical signals near the auditory nerve. These signals are then recognized by the brain and the process is completed by enabling the patients with hearing sensations.    The high global prevalence of patients suffering from...

Intraocular Lenses Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Intracoular lenses are artificial lenses which cater to patients with damaged natural lenses and in case of patients undergoing cataract removal surgeries. Growing global prevalence of cataract and the high presence of unmet medical needs especially in emerging and underdeveloped economies are two of the most significant growth drivers of this market. Moreover, the fact that global base of population over the age of 65 years will grow from 7% in 2000 to 16% in 2050 will trigger the incidence rates of cataract and therefore will serve the global intraocular lenses market as a driver. The introduction of technologically advanced products such as accommodative multifocal intraocular lenses and the preference shift from conventional intraocular lenses to...

Coronary Stents Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Coronary stents refer to tubes that are mostly used in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) medical procedures to treat blockages. The growing global prevalence of cardiovascular diseases on account of lifestyle habits such as excessive alcohol consumption and smoking and lifestyle induced diseases such as hypertension and obesity is the primary growth driver of the global coronary stents market. Some of the other drivers of this market include rising demand for minimally invasive procedures and the rising number of medical practitioners qualified to perform interventional cardiology procedures. Minimally invasive medical procedures hold an edge over invasive medical procedures owing to the fact that the former entails relatively shorter hospital stays,...

Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Intravascular ultrasound is an imaging technique which entails the use of a catheter with an ultrasound probe at its tip. This technique is used to view the blood vessels from the inside and the endothelium of blood vessels in living beings. The most significant uses of intravascular ultrasound involve atheroscelorosis imaging and the assessment of atheromatous plaque built up in the epicardial coronary artery. Intravascular ultrasound is also used during stenting procedures for an optimized and accurate outcome.  Cardiovascular diseases cause the highest number of deaths across the world. Rising prevalence of cardiovascular diseases coupled with the presence of high unmet medical needs in this disease segment is...

Radiopharmaceuticals Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Unique medicinal formulations containing radioisotopes are referred to as radiopharmaceuticals. These radiopharmaceuticals are used for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Radiopharmaceuticals are divided into four major categories namely radiopharmaceutical preparation (medicinal ready to use suitable for human product containing a radionuclide), radionuclide generator (a system which generates a daughter radionuclide), radiopharmaceutical precursor (a radionuclide produced for radio-labeling) and radiopharmaceutical preparation kit (vial containing non-radionuclide components of a radiopharmaceutical preparation). Growing preference of disease targeted cancer therapy, increasing patient awareness levels demanding...

Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Transdermal drug delivery systems as the name suggests is the process of drug delivery via the transdermal route. These systems function through the delivery of active pharmaceutical ingredients across the skin into the circulation. Transdermal drug delivery systems hold a competitive edge over the most common form of drug delivery, i.e. oral drug delivery, in terms of eliminating restraints generally associated with the latter such as first pass metabolism and drug degradation as a result of the presence of enzymes and pH in the gastrointestinal tract.    Transdermal drug delivery systems involve five major components namely the drug, polymer matrix, permeation enhancers, adhesives and backing layers. The...

Nurse Call System Equipments Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Nurse call systems are referred to as systems that provide assistance to patients in terms of alerting a healthcare practitioner remotely for help. These systems provide indispensable assistance to immobile patients and bed ridden patients in case of an emergency. Collaboration of technology and healthcare systems proves to be the most important driver for this market. Introduction of new technologies making healthcare affordable and efficient has helped nurse call system manufacturers sophisticate their products and provide a heightened sense of security to patients. Moreover, an increasing base of geriatric population especially in developed economies such as the U.S. benefits the most from this system and in turn...

Home Healthcare Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Home healthcare or in-home care is referred to as supportive care provided in the home provided by a healthcare professional. Respiratory therapy, telehealth, home infusion therapy and rehabilitation services are some of the major services included in the home healthcare services. Rising global geriatric population base and rising prevalence of long term illnesses are some of the significant drivers of this market. Moreover, home healthcare services are relatively cost effective in comparison to commercial healthcare institutions such as hospitals and this has accelerated the adoption of home healthcare. Our market research study takes a closer look at the home healthcare industry, providing a holistic perspective on...

Super Resolution Microscopes Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

A technique of optical microscopy which overcomes the barrier of diffraction based limited resolution. Moreover, super resolution microscopes have a resolution which is approximately 200 nanometers and therefore are regarded as a technologically advanced version of optical microscopes. Super resolution microscopy encompasses the technique of capturing images at a higher resolution than the diffraction limit via two major methods namely true super resolution and functional super resolution techniques. Functional super resolution technique is the most commercially viable technique and can be divided into two major categories namely deterministic super resolution and stochastical super resolution methods.  The high...

Sports Medicine Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Medical procedures involving diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for sports professional and non-professional are referred to as sports medicine. Professionals involved in this industry are highly prone to injuries sustained during or post sport sessions. Some of the major disorders associated with sport professionals and non-professionals include Achilles tendon injury, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, tennis elbow, chronic back pain, rotator cuff injuries, posterior cruciate ligament injuries (PCL), plantar fasciitis and Morton’s neuroma.  The growing prevalence of the above mentioned disorders on account of the rising popularity of outdoor sports entailing physical exhaustion is the highest impact...

Telemedicine Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Telemedicine is defined as the use of medical information exchanged via electronic mediums. The field of telemedicine utilizes ICT (information communication technology) systems to provide improved healthcare access to patients. Telemedicine overcomes the geographical barrier between patients and healthcare facilities by providing both these parties with remote access to patient records and other medical information.  The telemedicine industry is governed by three basic concepts namely real-time telemedicine, home health telemedicine and store and forward telemedicine. Real time telemedicine involves real time interaction between a patient and a medical practitioner via the use of electronic mediums, mostly video...

Facial Injectables Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Facial injectables or fillers are used in aesthetic medical procedures pertaining to the face. These injectables are majorly used in procedures involving the smoothening of wrinkles and pitted scars on face and function by filling or puffing up the target area. Some of the major kinds of facial injectables or fillers include man-made biodegradable polymer, bovine collagen, laboratory-made human collagen, human collagen made out of human tissues, autologous fat cells, calcium hydroxylapatite and microscopic plastic beads and bovine collagen. The use of facial injectables may also lead to post procedure complications such as infections, allergic reactions and bleeding.  The growing demand for minimally invasive...

Biologic Imaging Reagents Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Biologic imaging reagents refer to substances used by researchers or medical practitioners to conduct diagnostic or research based exercises. Biologic imaging reagents play a pivotal role in the field of healthcare and other life science industries. They provide significant assistance in the detection of biological processes at a molecular level. Moreover, these imaging reagents assist medical practitioners and physicians in obtaining diagnostic information for the detection and treatment of diseases especially in the field of cardiovascular, oncology and neurology.  The high prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, neurological diseases and cancer is the most important driving factor for this market. According to...

Rapid Medical Diagnostic Kits Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Rapid medical diagnosis refers to quick diagnostic tests (deliver results in less than two hours) performed without the use of automated diagnostic equipment. The growing prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, sexually transmitted diseases, diabetes, infectious diseases, hepatitis and gastrointestinal diseases is the most significant driver of the global rapid medical diagnostic kits market. In addition, this market is driven by factors such as growing patient awareness levels, constantly improving healthcare infrastructure, rising demand for home healthcare and rising prevalence of lifestyle induced disorders such as obesity.  The future of this market will be fuelled by the changing healthcare dynamics in emerging...

Tissue Engineering and Regeneration Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Tissue engineering is the field pertaining to the improvement, restoration or replacement of biological functions. Tissue engineered products consist of various components such as biomaterials and scaffolds, cells (autologous cells, tissue resident cells, genetically engineered cells, iPS cells, allogeneic and xenogeneic cells) and biomolecules arranged in appropriate combinations to cater to a particular therapeutic application. Biomaterials and scaffolds are synthetic or semi-synthetic or hybrid matrices which provide physical, functional and structural signals to facilitate the differentiation and growth of cells to form functional tissues. Moreover, biomolecules refer to differentiation, growth and angiogenic factors and are used in tissue or organ...

Biomedical Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Biomedical optical coherence tomography is a non-invasive medical procedure which utilizes light waves to perform high resolution cross sectional imaging of the internal structure. Biomedical optical coherence tomography is an emerging technology and holds immense future growth opportunities. Some of the advantages of biomedical optical coherence tomography compared to non-optical imaging modalities include the former offers high depth and transversal resolution, is based on function dependent image contrast and is non-invasive in nature. Biomedical optical coherence tomography is used to image various aspects of biological tissues namely structural information, polarization sensitivity and blood flow.  The growing...

Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cardiac rhythm management devices are implantable medical devices which are used for cardiac resynchronization or for providing therapeutic solutions to patients suffering from cardiac arrhythmias. Cardiac arrhythmias are a group of cardiac disorders causing irregular heartbeats. These diseases are caused as a result of an interference with the electrical activity in the atria or upper chambers of the heart. These diseases obstruct the flow of blood through the heart and cause extreme fatigue, lightheadedness, chest pain and palpitations. Irregular heartbeats can also cause blood clots and can cause strokes in cases where the clot breaks and travels to the brain. Some of the major types of cardiac arrhythmias include tachycardia, atrial fibrillation,...

Immunoprotein Diagnostic Testing Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Immunoproteins refer to a group of blood proteins who play an integral role in the optimal functioning of the body’s immune system. Some of the most notable immunoproteins include. The growing global prevalence of target diseases such as multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis, allergy and other cardiovascular and urological disorders is the most significant growth rendering driver of the global immunoprotein diagnostic testing market. Some of the other drivers of this market include growing global base of elderly population triggering incidence rates of diseases associated with aging and the growing demand for diagnostic medical procedures owing to rising patient awareness levels.  The introduction of advanced...

Metabolomics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The study of chemical processes involving metabolites is called as metabolomics. The field of metabolomics study the chemical fingerprints left behind by biological (cellular) processes. Some of the important healthcare applications of metabolomics include lead compound discovery, lead compound optimization, biomarker identification and providing clarity on the mechanism of action, efficacy and metabolism of a drug.  The emergence of biomarkers as a groundbreaking diagnostic and drug discovery tool will propel the growth of the global metabolomics market. Moreover, the rising adoption rate of metabolomics as a research and development tool will drive the market. Market players pertaining to the fields of...

Biobanks Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

A bio-repository that stores biological samples for research is referred to as a biobank. These bio-repositories play an integral role in the research and development activities associated with drug discovery and development. Biobanks also provide inevitable assistance in gaining prospective on orphan diseases especially the ones associated with single-nucleotide polymorphisms, via genome wide association studies.  Research results suggest that approximately 90% of proposed drugs fail to exhibit efficacy levels during clinical trials. In an attempt to avoid the high costs associated with such drug failures, researchers are rapidly adhering to human tissue samples and stem cell models to execute pre-clinical trials....

Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Orthopedic traumas are referred to as severe injuries caused to the body’s musculoskeletal system such as ligaments, bones and bones. Orthopedic traumas are serious injuries and require immediate attention of an orthopedic surgeon or an orthopedic trauma specialist.  According to WHO statistics, globally traffic accidents cause approximately 1.24 million deaths per year. Moreover, the fatal and non-fatal accident rates are on a rise and this will serve the global orthopedic trauma fixation devices market as a high impact rendering driver. Some of the other drivers of this market include. The future of this market will be fuelled by the presence of untapped opportunities in emerging Asian and Latin American...