March 26, 2017

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PressTV.ir: Malaysia’s Booming Medical TourismPressTV.ir – Malaysia is fast becoming a choice destination for medical tourism. Malaysia received more than half a million foreigners seeking medical treatment last year, a ten-fold increase over the past decade. Most of the medical tourists are from Asia, but there is also a growing number of Westerners coming to […]

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Easing of visa norms to boost medical tourismTimesofindia – With the Centre easing restrictions on tourist visas that required a two-month gap between consecutive visits for people from certain countries, medical tourismis likely to get a boost.The tourist visa restriction, relaxed on Monday, was introduced in November 2009 after the Mumbai terror attacks when it was found that […]

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Medical Tourism: 1 In 3 Open To Traveling For Treatments, Poll Finds  huffingtonpost.com – …Nearly a third of people surveyed around the world say they are open to the idea of medical tourism – traveling abroad to enjoy cheaper medical or dental treatment – according to a new Ipsos poll of 18,731 adults in 24 […]

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Iran Popular with Omanis Seeking Medical Treatment muscatdaily.com – The number of Omani nationals visiting Iran for medical tourism is on the rise with around 5,000 Omanis seeking treatment in the country every year, according to officials at the Iranian Embassy in Muscat. Nigeria Loses N80bn Annually To Medical Tourism osundefender.org – The Senate, yesterday, […]

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CNN Reports: Egg freezing changing fertility treatments Other women’s eggs have not been kind to Debbie Vernon. When fertility doctors determined Vernon’s own eggs were kaput, they enthusiastically recommended a young egg donor who’d already helped two other couples get pregnant. Vernon tried to use this woman’s eggs in combination with her husband’s sperm, but […]

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Southwest Winning Hearts in Medical Travel blogsouthwest.com – Blogger Shannon Roberston is doing all she can to make the world aware of her love and gratitude for Southwest Airlines’ Medical Transportation Grant Program. Renub Research Releases “South Korea Medical Tourism: Number of Medical Tourists & Medical Tourism Market Forecast to 2015”  A new report from […]

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Medical tourism, a swelling business for hospitals thehindubusinessline.com – Kazi Mohammed Hasima, a 44-year-old businessman from Bangladesh’s Chittagong district, first visited Kolkata in 2005 for a health check-up. A regular medical tourist since then, he is one of the many Bangladeshis crossing the border for better healthcare – a booming business in Kolkata. India Medical […]

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Medical tourism in practice Las Vegas could learn a thing or two from a small town in Arizona vegasinc.com…As evidenced by the number of Southern Nevadans who have been treated in Goodyear, Cancer Treatment Centers has nailed the medical tourism formula. “People are willing to travel if it’s going to save their life,” said Tiffany Jenkins, a […]

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Stem Cell Tourism Hardly a Vacation genengnews.com –Until the scientific evidence for both safety and efficacy is determined, these alternative treatments will be heavily scrutinized. Tired of pain from a rotator cuff tear that knocked him out of baseball a year earlier, pitcher Bartolo Colón jumped at the chance in 2010 when the medical director […]

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Workers sign up for Shetty project  Local construction workers signed up this week for jobs at the proposed Shetty medical tourism hospital in East End. compasscayman.com – The Cayman Islands’ partner in the project, Gene Thompson, presented a progress update Tuesday night on the hospital at the East End Civic Centre during the first of […]

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