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Medicine is the science and practice of caring for patients, managing the diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, treatment, palliation of their injury or disease, and promoting their health. Medicine encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness. Contemporary medicine applies biomedical sciences, biomedical research, genetics, and medical technology to diagnose, treat, and prevent injury and disease, typically through pharmaceuticals or surgery, but also through therapies as diverse as psychotherapy, external splints and traction, medical devices, biologics, and ionizing radiation, amongst others.

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Organizations relating to Medicine

International Society of Hematology / Istanbul, Türkiye / Est. 1946
International Consortium for Medical Abortion / Est. 2002
International Society for Chronobiology / Vigo, Spain / Est. 1937
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex International / Silver Spring MD, USA / Est. 1986
International College of Person-Centered Medicine / New York NY, USA / Est. 2009
International Commission on Trichinellosis / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1958
International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists / Est. 1976
International Society of Geographical and Epidemiological Ophthalmology / London, UK / Est. 1970
International Society for Sexual Medicine / Wormerveer, Netherlands / Est. 1982
World Association of Sleep Medicine / Est. 2003
International Society of Lymphology / Tucson AZ, USA / Est. 1966
International Association of Medical Science Educators / Huntington WV, USA / Est. 1993
International Committee for Insurance Medicine / Est. 1901
International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine / Est. 1959
World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies / Est. 1987
International Society of Electrocardiology / Bratislava, Slovakia / Est. 1966
International Association of Colleges of Laboratory Animal Medicine / Est. 2005
Fédération Internationale Francophone de Coelio-Chirurgie / Lausanne, Switzerland / Est. 2005
International Anaplastology Association / Delray Beach FL, USA / Est. 1980
Eurasian Colorectal Technologies Association / Graz, Austria / Est. 2007
International Coalition for Trachoma Control / Atlanta GA, USA / Est. 2004
European-Latin-American-Caribbean-Tuberculosis Consortium
Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2003
World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Dublin, Ireland
Sacro Occipital Technic Organization International / Burleigh QLD, Australia / Est. 2010
International Society for Nomenclature of Paediatric and Congenital Heart Disease / Est. 2000
European Medical Association on Smoking and Health / Meyrin, Switzerland / Est. 1986
Nordic-Baltic Association for Medical and Health Information / Turku, Finland / Est. 1995
International Society for Eye Research / San Francisco CA, USA / Est. 1969
Association of International Dental Manufacturers / Appenzell, Switzerland / Est. 1988
European Society of Veterinary Internal Medicine / Munich, Germany
European Environmental and Contact Dermatitis Research Group / Helsinki, Finland / Est. 1984
Latin American Association of Environmental Mutagens, Carcinogens and Teratogens / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1980
European Council of Legal Medicine / Paris, France
Societas Phlebologica Scandinavica / Est. 1963
Latinamerican Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition / Lima, Peru / Est. 1975
European Society of Cardiovascular Radiology / Vienna, Austria
Caribbean Association of Medical Technologists / Nassau, Bahamas / Est. 1954
Asociación Latinoamericana de Academias Nacionales de Medicina / Bogota, Colombia / Est. 1967
Administration universitaire francophone et européenne en médecine et odontologie / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1982
European College of Veterinary Pathologists / Est. 1995
International Society on Metabolic Eye Diseases / Est. 1971
Association européenne de méthodes médicales nouvelles / Est. 1987
International Medical Society for Applied Kinesiology / Althofen, Austria / Est. 1993
European Association of Intellectual Disability Medicine / Rotterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1991
European Society for Pediatric Dermatology / Prague, Czechia / Est. 1983
Société internationale francophone d'éducation médicale / Strasbourg, France / Est. 2004
International Marathon Medical Directors Association / New York NY, USA / Est. 1982
European Society for Vascular Surgery / Bordeaux, France / Est. 1987
Mobile Mediterranean University of Mastology / Ioannina, Greece / Est. 1992

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