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Academic Association of Medicine is the go to resource for all health related issues. We are an independent body that seeks to offer general information on various health topics and unbiased reviews on health products.

Flat foot is a relatively common condition. According to the 2012 National Foot Health assessment, 8% the U.S. adults have this condition, which means approximately 18 million of us are living with it!(1)…

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that makes people lose more weight than is considered healthy for their age and height. Persons with this disorder may have an intense fear of weight gain, even…

Rheumatoid arthritis is a well known condition that affects quite an alarming number of people across the globe. Only in the United States alone, somewhere around 1.5 million people have been diagnosed…

Caused by a viral infection with the same virus that causes chickenpox (the varicella-zoster virus) shingles is manifesting as a painful rash. It usually appears on a part or another of the torso, under…

Bladder control problems touch not only women. Urinary incontinence affects individuals of both sexes, whether young or aged. Urinary leakage is so commonplace that some people actually forget that they…

Parkinson’s disease is the one affecting a person’s ability to control normal body movements. Certain nerves present in the brain produce a chemical called dopamine. This chemical mediator also called…

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