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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.
Experts discuss organ trafficking

Experts discuss organ trafficking

Medical tourism business projected to grow eightfold by 2010

Medical tourism business projected to grow eightfold by 2010

As world's first test tube baby turns 30 experts warn about dangers of 'reproductive tourism'

As world's first test tube baby turns 30 experts warn about dangers of 'reproductive tourism'

New Orleans area hospitals hope Iowa health system doesn't suffer same fate

New Orleans area hospitals hope Iowa health system doesn't suffer same fate

American Medical Association provides first ever guidance on medical tourism

American Medical Association provides first ever guidance on medical tourism

Integrated control of malaria and other vector diseases is crucial

Integrated control of malaria and other vector diseases is crucial

Human vaccine for Ebola in the pipeline

Human vaccine for Ebola in the pipeline

Ebola virus vaccines for humans

Ebola virus vaccines for humans

Millionaire leaves millions for research into motor neuron disease

Millionaire leaves millions for research into motor neuron disease

Variability in health care treatment costs amongst 9 EU countries

Variability in health care treatment costs amongst 9 EU countries

Male sex tourists may be fueling an HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Caribbean

Male sex tourists may be fueling an HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Caribbean

Microwaves used to predict fat content in meat products

Microwaves used to predict fat content in meat products

Indonesia denies human to human spread of bird flu

Indonesia denies human to human spread of bird flu

Bali hit by bird flu again

Bali hit by bird flu again

Bird flu death in Bali - Australians on alert

Bird flu death in Bali - Australians on alert

Foot and mouth disease flying on the wind?

Foot and mouth disease flying on the wind?

The big donor shortage

The big donor shortage

Breakthrough in remote medical assistance

Breakthrough in remote medical assistance

Blueprint for cell, tissue and organ donation and transplantation

Blueprint for cell, tissue and organ donation and transplantation

Flu pandemic could cost U.S. $683 billion

Flu pandemic could cost U.S. $683 billion