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medicine

 [med´ĭ-sin]
1. any drug or remedy.
2. the art and science of the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.
3. the nonsurgical treatment of disease.
alternative medicine see complementary and alternative medicine.
aviation medicine the branch of medicine that deals with the physiologic, medical, psychologic, and epidemiologic problems involved in flying.
ayurvedic medicine the traditional medicine of India, done according to Hindu scriptures and making use of plants and other healing materials native to India.
behavioral medicine a type of psychosomatic medicine focused on psychological means of influencing physical symptoms, such as biofeedback or relaxation.
clinical medicine
1. the study of disease by direct examination of the living patient.
2. the last two years of the usual curriculum in a medical college.
complementary medicine (complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)) a large and diverse set of systems of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention based on philosophies and techniques other than those used in conventional Western medicine, often derived from traditions of medical practice used in other, non-Western cultures. Such practices may be described as alternative, that is, existing as a body separate from and as a replacement for conventional Western medicine, or complementary, that is, used in addition to conventional Western practice. CAM is characterized by its focus on the whole person as a unique individual, on the energy of the body and its influence on health and disease, on the healing power of nature and the mobilization of the body's own resources to heal itself, and on the treatment of the underlying causes, rather than symptoms, of disease. Many of the techniques used are the subject of controversy and have not been validated by controlled studies.
emergency medicine the medical specialty that deals with the acutely ill or injured who require immediate medical treatment. See also emergency and emergency care.
experimental medicine study of the science of healing diseases based on experimentation in animals.
family medicine family practice.
forensic medicine the application of medical knowledge to questions of law; see also medical jurisprudence. Called also legal medicine.
group medicine the practice of medicine by a group of physicians, usually representing various specialties, who are associated together for the cooperative diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
internal medicine the medical specialty that deals with diagnosis and medical treatment of diseases and disorders of internal structures of the body.
legal medicine forensic medicine.
nuclear medicine the branch of medicine concerned with the use of radionuclides in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
patent medicine a drug or remedy protected by a trademark, available without a prescription.
physical medicine physiatry.
preclinical medicine the subjects studied in medicine before the student observes actual diseases in patients.
preventive medicine the branch of medical study and practice aimed at preventing disease and promoting health.
proprietary medicine any chemical, drug, or similar preparation used in the treatment of diseases, if such article is protected against free competition as to name, product, composition, or process of manufacture by secrecy, patent, trademark, or copyright, or by other means.
psychosomatic medicine the study of the interrelations between bodily processes and emotional life.
socialized medicine a system of medical care regulated and controlled by the government; called also state medicine.
space medicine the branch of aviation medicine concerned with conditions encountered by human beings in space.
sports medicine the field of medicine concerned with injuries sustained in athletic endeavors, including their prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
state medicine socialized medicine.
travel medicine (travelers' medicine) the subspecialty of tropical medicine consisting of the diagnosis and treatment or prevention of diseases of travelers.
tropical medicine medical science as applied to diseases occurring primarily in the tropics and subtropics.
veterinary medicine the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of animals other than humans.

pro·pri·e·tar·y med·i·cine

a medicinal compound, the formula and mode of manufacture of which are the property of the maker.

proprietary medicine

any pharmaceutic preparation or medicinal substance that is protected from commercial competition because its ingredients or method of manufacture is kept secret or is protected by trademark or copyright.

proprietary medicine

Pharmacology A completely compounded nonprescription drug in its unbroken, original package, which is understood not to contain any controlled substance

pro·pri·e·tar·y med·i·cine

(prŏ-prīĕ-tar-ē medi-sin)
A medicinal compound for which the formula and mode of manufacture are the property of the maker.

pro·pri·e·tar·y med·i·cine

(prŏ-prīĕ-tar-ē medi-sin)
Medicinal compound, the formula and mode of manufacture of which are the property of the maker.

proprietary medicine

any chemical, drug or similar preparation used in the treatment of diseases, if such article is protected against free competition as to name, product, composition or process of manufacture by secrecy, patent, trademark or copyright, or by other means.
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HONG KONG, June 25, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Jacobson Pharma Corporation Limited ("Jacobson Pharma" or the "Group"; Stock Code: 2633), a leading company engaged in the research, development, production, marketing and sale of generic drugs and proprietary medicines, has today announced its annual results of the Company and its subsidiaries (collectively the "Group") for the year ended 31 March 2017 ( "FY 2017" ).
As a more immediate measure, the ministry will require these products to carry an additional label on their packaging that states clearly they are Chinese proprietary medicines (CPMs) so as to ensure consumers do not confuse them with Western medicines that have been scientifically assessed.
The stricter criteria only apply to Chinese proprietary medicines that have been processed but not to those medicines that come in natural form such as herbs and roots, which are less likely to be tampered with.
Singapore's pharmaceutical market is valued about S$500 million (about $287 million) and Chinese proprietary medicines account for just 5% of the market.
is a privately held Canadian biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel and proprietary medicines for the treatment of cancer and infectious disease.
Of the Ministry of Health to be medical devices or European Economic Area (EEA), or Hungary, or any other EU Member State of proprietary medicines.
This market consists of 9 lots, is a market that is for the supply and billing and proprietary medicines (as preparation of individual medications) residents of nursing homes and care for the elderly CPAS Charleroi.
This commitment to research led to 59% of income coming from proprietary medicines in 2012.
Dr Fellner, CEO of Celltech Group plc, has a wealth of experience in the development and commercialisation of proprietary medicines in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors.
is a privately held, Canadian biopharmaceutical and chemistry-driven drug discovery company engaged in the application of mechanism-based small molecule enzyme inhibitors, mRNA inhibitors and functional genomic technologies to discover, patent, develop and commercialize novel and proprietary medicines for the treatment of cancer and infectious disease.
is a privately held, pre-IPO, Canadian biopharmaceutical and chemistry-driven drug discovery company engaged in the application of mechanism-based small molecule enzyme inhibitors, mRNA inhibitors and functional genomic technologies to discover, patent, develop and commercialize novel and proprietary medicines for the treatment of cancer and infectious disease.
The organized worldwide counterfeiting of branded products, ranging from proprietary medicines to consumer goods has become an increasing problem for manufacturers and consumers worldwide," he says.