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Did you know that Alzheimer's Disease is currently the 6th leading cause of death in the United States? Unfortunately, the number of Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer's and other dementias is expect... Read More

Utilizing the internet for a medical diagnosis can remedy concerns over a possible illness for some people, but for others it can provoke additional concerns. According to a 2013 Pew Survey, more tha... Read More

At the beginning of 2017, Academic Med welcomed Soto Nikolopoulos as the newest member to our team. As an executive search consultant, Soto will work with candidates to find their ideal career opport... Read More

Precision medicine is transforming healthcare delivery, but is still only one type of cutting-edge technology in a constantly innovating field. To produce optimal results, precision medicine must s... Read More

On Thursday, August 18, Neurology Today published the results from a study of two Zika Virus vaccines showing promise in animal models. The two experimental vaccines have shown to fully protect mice ... Read More

Sometimes we suffer from abnormal health symptoms that we can’t connect to a medical issue. What does one do when happens? A Houston neurologist, Dr. Reeta Achari, has been seeing a lot of pati... Read More

As evidenced by slurred speech, clumsy walking, and memory loss, alcohol can have dramatic effects on the brain, the extent of which depends on numerous factors. These factors include how much and ... Read More

Although the public is fairly familiar with Tourette Syndrome and estimates predict that about 1 of every 360 children between the ages of 5-17 in the US has Tourette Syndrome, the condition has attr... Read More

What is Tourette Syndrome?

· Filed In: Healthcare News

Tourette Syndrome is a type of Tic Disorder. A Tic Disorder is characterized by involuntary, repeated movements and/or sounds. Tic Disorders begin during childhood as a neurodevelopmental condition a... Read More

Neurology of the Gut

· Filed In: Healthcare News

Medical and scientific research is increasingly drawing the link between many neuro-degenerative diseases (ALS, MS, Alzheimer’s, etc.) and the health of the microbiomes of one’s gut. Ofte... Read More

Top online medical resources

· Filed In: Healthcare News

Now more than ever, patients have the opportunity to be more informed and take more initiative regarding their health. The wealth of information available online gives individuals the opportunity to ... Read More

Happy Memorial Day 2016

· Filed In: Healthcare News

Today we would like to take the opportunity to thank our veterans—past, present, and future—for their service to our great country. The sacrifices that our armed service members have made... Read More

Botox, often see as an elixir of youth for those looking to smooth out wrinkles, recently received an additional stamp of approval from the American Academy of Neurology as a treatment for chronic mi... Read More

Home Healthcare on the Rise

· Filed In: Healthcare News

Hospitals are typically the epicenters of medical progress and development. Throughout history as medical technology and procedures advanced, the locus of medical care necessarily moved from the ho... Read More

We're hiring!

· Filed In: People On The Move

Academic Med is seeking a Project Consultant, Executive Search Consultant, and Business Analyst (full-time position or part-time internship), to join our rapidly growing company. The opportunities wi... Read More

Make 2016 A Career Year

· Filed In: Thought Leadership

Below are 7 New Years resolutions that focus on career success and are realistic for most professionals. Sometimes the reason resolutions don't stick is because they are unclear or too difficult to m... Read More

Good advice — the kind that sticks with you and serves you well — is priceless. We asked physicians and clinical staff to share the best career-related guidance they ever received. Here's... Read More

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