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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.
Infectious disease registers could help detect emerging infections in tourist destinations

Infectious disease registers could help detect emerging infections in tourist destinations

Unethical to deny failed asylum seekers access to the NHS

Unethical to deny failed asylum seekers access to the NHS

Teenage girls' obsession with looking like Britney Spears or Posh Spice is leading to them to make unhealthy diet choices

Teenage girls' obsession with looking like Britney Spears or Posh Spice is leading to them to make unhealthy diet choices

Two-thirds of the nearly 40 million people living with HIV today are workers

Two-thirds of the nearly 40 million people living with HIV today are workers

World Bank has approved a US$68 million credit to the Indian government for the Integrated Disease Surveillance project

World Bank has approved a US$68 million credit to the Indian government for the Integrated Disease Surveillance project

Amid unprecedented global prosperity, the world’s poor were more vulnerable now than ever

Amid unprecedented global prosperity, the world’s poor were more vulnerable now than ever

Current legislation on preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Germany does not reflect the views of the general public

Current legislation on preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Germany does not reflect the views of the general public

Australia's CSIRO to exhibit major display at the world's largest biotechnology conference

Australia's CSIRO to exhibit major display at the world's largest biotechnology conference

WHO to tackle heart disease, diabetes, cancers, road safety as well as diseases

WHO to tackle heart disease, diabetes, cancers, road safety as well as diseases