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medicine | Definition, Fields, Research, & Facts

Medicine, the practice concerned with the maintenance of health and the prevention, alleviation, or cure of disease.

The World Health Organization at its 1978 international conference held in the Soviet Union produced the Alma-Ata Health Declaration, which was designed to serve governments as a basis for planning health care that would reach people at all levels of society. The declaration reaffirmed that

health, which is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, is a fundamental human right and that the attainment of the highest possible level of health is a most important world-wide social goal whose realization requires the action of many other social and economic sectors in addition to the health sector.

In its widest form, the practice of medicine—that is to say, the promotion and care of health—is concerned

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Medicine From The Trenches

In the twenty years that I have practised medicine/surgery, nothing like this COVID-19 disease epidemic has been my experience. I was practising in Washington, DC during the attack on the Pentagon on September 11, 2001; a time when I thought nothing could be worse. Well, this viral pandemic is worse because many people only listen to what that WANT to hear rather than what the NEED to hear. I see the worst examples of noncompliance in those who had little trust for science and medicine in the first place.

Having performed bariatric surgery on a population of people who have dire mental health and physical needs, I see many of the same behaviours in people who are not adapting to this 2020 pandemic. I see hoarding behaviour; a sign of anxiety. I see anger; a sign of depression and I see fear; understandable because this is a new situation for

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Abacus Medicine – Better Access. Better Healthcare.

Information on the Corona virus crisis

In many countries, the healthcare systems are currently experiencing an exceptionally difficult period as a result of the Corona virus (Covid-19).

Abacus Medicine is part of the pharmaceutical supply chain and we are continuing our operations in order to offer all possible support.

We will continue to purchase medicine from our suppliers and continue to deliver medicine to hospitals, pharmacies and all other customers.

We are operating in accordance with the instructions and recommendations from the relevant, national authorities. Some of our employees are already working from home, but our service and supply remains unaffected. We are in full operation and will continue to answer your calls and reply to your e-mails. 

Please rest assured that we are doing everything within our control to ensure the continued supply of medicine.

 

For Healthcare Authorities

Our extensive network in the EU and globally often allows us

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Family Medicine Specialty

In the increasingly fragmented world of health care, one thing remains constant: family physicians are dedicated to treating the whole person. Family medicine’s cornerstone is an ongoing, personal patient-physician relationship focusing on integrated care.

Unlike other specialties that are limited to a particular organ or disease, family medicine integrates care for patients of all genders and every age, and advocates for the patient in a complex health care system.

The AAFP represents 136,700 physicians and student members nationwide. It is the only medical society devoted solely to primary care. Family physicians conduct approximately one in five office visits — that’s 192 million visits annually – 48 percent more than to the next most visited specialty.

The specialty of family medicine was created in 1969 to fulfill the generalist function in medicine, which suffered with the growth of subspecialization after World War II. Since its creation, the specialty has delivered on

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Cracking cancer’s code | Stanford Medicine

A gift of education

A philanthropist’s challenge grant will make nearly $90 million in new financial assistance available to eliminate medical school debt for incoming students in need.

New Health Trends Report

The Stanford Medicine 2020 Health Trends Report shows physicians and medical students preparing for a health care future improved by data science and technological advances.

Rave new world

The discovery that it might be possible to eliminate Ecstasy’s addictive properties could increase the drug’s potential for use in psychiatry, new research shows.

Alcohol flushing tied to Alzheimer’s

A common mutation that causes facial flushing and inflammation in response to alcohol can lead to biochemical changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease, researchers say.

Hiding in plain sight

Even teens who aren’t especially thin could be dangerously ill from atypical anorexia nervosa, according to new research.

Take it to heart

Stents or bypass surgeries might not be needed for patients with

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The Medicine Wheel

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In 1992 at Valley City State University, Professor Joe Stickler and his students began work on Medicine Wheel Park. The project soon expanded beyond the walls of the classroom to involve the community. The Park features two solar calendars: A horizon calendar (the medicine wheel) and a meridian or noontime calendar. Other aspects of this unique 30-acre Park include Native American burial mounds, solar system model, the North Country National Scenic Trail and other woodland nature trials, several scenic overlooks of the Sheyenne River valley and Valley City, and a 3000 square foot perennial flower garden.

The Medicine Wheel
Early cultures throughout the world built rock structures which joined the landscape to the sky, some serving as calendars. Stonehenge in England is an example. Over 100 Medicine Wheels constructed by Native Americans have been found in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains of the United States and Canada. Their complete

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Demystifying Medicine

Demystifying Medicine
Cartoon: Bridging the gap between advances in biology and their application to major human diseases

Tuesdays: January 7 through May 12
4:00pm – 5:30pm
Building 50 / Conference Room 1227
(unless otherwise noted)

Main Page
Course Materials
Speaker Profiles
Topic Introductions
Demystifying Medicine Flyer
Final Examination

Until further notice, onsite attendance is not encouraged.
You are encouraged to view the presentation line by visiting https://videocast.nih.gov/.

 

Date Video Title Speakers
January
7
Canceled Due to Weather
January
14
Ebola: Then, Now and the NIH Daniel Chertow, MD, MPH (CC)
Vincent Munster, PhD (NIAID)
Nancy Sullivan, PhD (NIAID)
January
21
Biophotonics: From Light Pulses to Heart Pulses: Viewing Life on the Inside Bruce Tromberg, PhD (NIBIB) and colleague
January
28
Taxol: Discovery, Mechanism and Cancer Treatment Susan Band Horwitz, PhD (Albert Einstein College of Medicine)
Jung-Min Lee, MD (NCI)
February
4
HIV: Latest Challenges in Mechanism and Management

Location: Building 10 / Lipsett Amphitheater

John Coffin, PhD (NCI/Tufts)
Frank Maldarelli, MD, PhD (NCI)
February
11
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Family Medicine | Boston Medical Center

Please Note:
Family Medicine has moved to the Shapiro Building, Floor 5C, 725 Albany Street Boston, MA 02118. Please contact the department for the latest information.

Family Medicine is primary care for individuals and families across all ages, genders, and diseases. Family Medicine providers care for all members of a family during all phases of life – infancy, adolescence, adulthood, and senior years.

Patients who receive care from Boston Medical Center’s Department of Family Medicine select a primary care provider from a group of physicians and nurse practitioners who are trained to meet their healthcare needs, whether in the office, hospital, at home, or in a nursing home. This provider partners with a team dedicated to coordinating the patient’s care which includes staying healthy, arranging tests to manage chronic conditions, referrals to integrated behavioral health providers and medical specialists, streamlining hospital admissions, and more.

Services provided in Family Medicine:

Prenatal

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NYS Medicine

We are currently reviewing documents received during the dates noted below.
Applications with education from outside the U.S. usually require a lengthier review
process. After you have submitted all your documentation, please allow 6 weeks before
submitting a Contact Us Form to request a status update. We cannot provide the status of a
licensure application by phone. We thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Profession Currently Reviewing Items Received
Physicians 4/29/2020
Physician Assistants 4/23/2020
Specialist Assistants 4/29/2020

Advisory Notice: For the latest information on COVID-19 issues impacting the licensed professions, including professional exam updates, please visit OP’s COVID-19 website.

A physician is a licensed health care professional who diagnoses, treats,
operates, or prescribes for any human disease, pain, injury, deformity,
or physical condition.
Professional doctors at work.

A physician assistant (“PA”) is a licensed
health care professional who provides medical care under the supervision
of a physician. PAs provide a wide range of

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Home | College of Veterinary Medicine

Keeping our College Informed and Safe During the COVID–19 Pandemic

To help protect the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine community and those we serve
and to help curb the spread of COVID-19, several changes are taking place in our college
and teaching hospital.

COVID-19 Updates

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Timothy Snider

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Timothy Snider

Timothy Snider, DVM, Ph.D., DACVP, has spent the last 22 years researching everything from infectious diseases to aging related diseases. The professor of veterinary pathology at Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine currently focuses on the pathology of aging and of age-related diseases such as cancer.

OSU/OVMA Summer Seminar Goes Virtual

OSU/OVMA Summer Seminar Goes Virtual

As America fights to curb the spread of COVID-19, Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine announced today that its OSU/OVMA Summer Seminar will be a virtual event on June 26 and 27, 2020.

Guinea Pigs as Pets

Guinea Pigs as Pets

Guinea pigs make great pets. They live

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