Neurotoxicity of Drugs
Neurotoxicity is the result of exposure of the nervous system to the artificial or natural toxic agents. These agents can be heavy metals, drugs, radiations, pesticides or solvents. They work by disrupting the signaling process in between the neurons leading to the bulk of problems. Neurotoxicity has been reported as a major cause of Alzheimer’s disease, which is a neurodegenerative disorder.
The global market for AD therapeutics and diagnostics by region should reach over $6.2 billion by 2020 from $4.4 billion in 2015, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.1% from 2015 to 2020.