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Medical tourism (also called medical travel, health tourism or global healthcare) is a term initially coined by travel agencies and the mass media to describe the rapidly-growing practice of travelling across international borders to obtain health care.
Bloomberg Markets examines spread of multidrug-resistant bacteria in India, discusses global implications

Bloomberg Markets examines spread of multidrug-resistant bacteria in India, discusses global implications

HIV treatment to be extended to asylum seekers in UK

HIV treatment to be extended to asylum seekers in UK

SonoPhoto Dynamic Therapy shows promise against squamous cell carcinoma

SonoPhoto Dynamic Therapy shows promise against squamous cell carcinoma

EpiGen to collaborate with Nestl- Research Center in Switzerland

EpiGen to collaborate with Nestl- Research Center in Switzerland

AMERIMED Hospitals now part of Global Health Voyager network

AMERIMED Hospitals now part of Global Health Voyager network

IHPM, Ciming announce formal collaboration in the field of Enterprise Health Management

IHPM, Ciming announce formal collaboration in the field of Enterprise Health Management

CMAJ report outlines challenges, approaches to manage and identify NDM-1 antibiotic resistant enzyme

CMAJ report outlines challenges, approaches to manage and identify NDM-1 antibiotic resistant enzyme

Hope4Cancer offers gentle non-invasive therapies for patients with brain tumor

Hope4Cancer offers gentle non-invasive therapies for patients with brain tumor

NUS, Agilent partner for lipidomics research

NUS, Agilent partner for lipidomics research

Lancet editorial highlights similarities between current health challenges, those from 1911

Lancet editorial highlights similarities between current health challenges, those from 1911

Study on potential advantages and disadvantages of medical tourism

Study on potential advantages and disadvantages of medical tourism

Americans head south to Mexico for cheaper health care

Americans head south to Mexico for cheaper health care

Aethlon Medical receives approval for Chronic HCV Infection treatment

Aethlon Medical receives approval for Chronic HCV Infection treatment

Majority of women support single woman using IVF treatment to conceive, survey finds

Majority of women support single woman using IVF treatment to conceive, survey finds

Newly identified gene enabling bacterial resistance to most antibiotics found in South Asia, U.K., study finds

Newly identified gene enabling bacterial resistance to most antibiotics found in South Asia, U.K., study finds

Americans stop seeking medical care for recent illness, survey reveals

Americans stop seeking medical care for recent illness, survey reveals

Patients willing to travel for cheaper, better care; Especially when the boss pays

Patients willing to travel for cheaper, better care; Especially when the boss pays

First Edition: July 7, 2010

First Edition: July 7, 2010

AMI study finds India's healthcare sector set to spend over $250M on IT in 2010

AMI study finds India's healthcare sector set to spend over $250M on IT in 2010

NHO introduces first healthcare assistance program for Americans, employers, groups and associations

NHO introduces first healthcare assistance program for Americans, employers, groups and associations