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The public notification of a product’s availability and related activities for its promotion, usually in the form of a paid announcement, which may be printed or broadcast.
Advertising types that impact on health care
• Physician advertising
• Prescription drug advertising In the US, the FDA regulates the pharmaceutical industry and the manner in which it promotes its products, and requires a “fair balance” in advertising, such that all activities must present an even account of the clinically relevant information, i.e., the risks and benefits, that would influence the physician’s prescribing decision.
• Abuse substance advertising for tobacco and alcohol


The public notification of a product's availability and related activities for its promotion Medical communication A public notice, usually in the form of a paid announcement, which may be printed or broadcast. See 'Coming soon advertising' Direct-to-consumer advertising, Institutional advertising, Introductory advertising, Remedial advertising, Reminder advertising, Sexist advertising. , Tobacco advertising.


n a paid form of nonpersonal presentation and promotion of ideas, goods, or services by an identified sponsor.


the making of public statements about services offered and facilities available in a professional practice. Personal advertisement in this way is frowned upon because of the risk that there will be misrepresentation and that it will unfairly attract business to the detriment of the client. The contrary view is that the public is disadvantaged because they will not be aware of the range of services offered and the fees attached to them. In most countries now, in which it used to be controlled by the registering authority, the scope of personal advertising is left to the discretion of the individual. Corporate advertising which advertises the profession as a whole is encouraged.
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This memory does not depend on the position of the advertisment in the experiment nor the previous knowledge of the brand as the best-remembered one does not have activity in our country and corresponds to a purely rational message.
It was also recommended the newspaper employees said that the advertisments should be given to those newspapers which ensure in time payment to its employees, and added that it should also be attached to wage boards.
A spokeswoman for the ASA - who upheld complaints against Planet Telecom on four previous occasions - said: "We have referred this company to the OFT and asked them to take action under the Control of Misleading Advertisments Regulations 1988.
The venture expects to generate revenue by charging for advertisments and taking a cut of the site's e-commerce revenues.
The big show this winter was "Party Order: A New Germany," solemn vitrines of everything from money to uniforms to advertisments, all emblazoned with fraternally clasped hands.
Such easy access sits uncomfortably beside the advertisments of burly men and their killing machines
Gawker's story appeared shortly after a Mother Jones article that chronicles the history of National Rifle Association advertisments.
The super hoofer's PR team busted open the cheque book to take out big advertisments on.
Now every time I see those advertisments, I cringe even more.
It's not a matter that these kinds of advertisments promote downright irresponsible parenting.
Advertisments showcasing some of the region's inventions that have changed the world are due to start appearing and a four-part TV series, highlighting the talent produced by the area, will appear on ITV Central in November.
Among the guests were Julia's husband, photographer Mario Testino, who shot Julia's Lancome advertisments.