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Medical Tourism News


Israel: Medical tourism showcased
Global Times
The Israel Chamber of Commerce (IsCham) hosted a special seminar titled Israeli Medical Tourism and Women Empowerment at the Israeli Business and Cultural Center in the 798 Art Zone on May 24. Co-organized by the Israel Government Tourism Office ...

Sun, 29 May 2016 12:09:01 GMT

Telehealth may aid in medical tourism, but barriers abound
FierceHealthIT
But barriers to care of medical tourists cannot be ignored, Hong says. They include a lack of understanding of the quality of healthcare across borders and little communication on the risks of such care (the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Thu, 26 May 2016 16:59:08 GMT

IMTJ

Saudi Arabia- A new Gulf medical tourism destination?
IMTJ
As part of Saudi Arabian plans to diversify the economy, it is looking into the potential of medical tourism - a sector it traditionally ignored as not worthy of consideration. The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH) wants ...

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Fri, 27 May 2016 16:21:57 GMT

IMTJ

Record year for Malaysia medical tourism
IMTJ
Most medical tourists are from Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, India, Japan, the UK the Middle East and Africa. Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council sees Thailand and Singapore as its main competitors. The government spends RM20 million a year to promote ...

Fri, 27 May 2016 16:12:24 GMT

Del Rio News Herald

'Medical tourism'
Del Rio News Herald
'Medical tourism'. JOSEPH TREVIÑO | Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2016 2:34 am. Two stylized chairs inside Floss, a new, ultra-modern dentist clinic at Hidalgo Street on May 20. A key component of the city's renewal is it's “medical tourism,” authorities say.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 07:58:27 GMT

KOMO News

Phoenix Fast Becoming 'Medical Tourism' Destination for Patients Seeking Cancer Care
KOMO News
We travel for business; we travel for pleasure. But more and more, many are traveling for health care. Leaving home for medical care, also known as domestic medical tourism, is becoming a more common practice for those who struggle to find care at home ...

Fri, 27 May 2016 13:28:36 GMT

India Today

ISI's 'medical tourism' alarms security agencies
India Today
A botched terror test-run in New Delhi has left security agencies alarmed about a new ISI-backed module whose operatives were able to infiltrate the national Capital, posing as Afghan medical tourists, intelligence sources disclosed to India Today.
When terrorists posed as medical tourists and infiltrated Delhi in 2015Daily News & Analysis
Revealed: How terrorists posing as Afghan medical tourists had planned to attack DelhiZee News

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Thu, 26 May 2016 04:05:14 GMT

Cosmetic Treatment Boom to Heavily Contribute to Dubais Medical Tourism
MENAFN.COM
This unprecedented growth, driven by the rising demand for cosmetic treatments in the emirate, will contribute heavily to DHA's target of half-a-million medical tourists by 2020, as per local dentistry, plastic and aesthetic laser surgery clinic ...

Sun, 29 May 2016 13:10:30 GMT

National Mirror

The scourge of medical tourism
National Mirror
Unveiling the facility in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital, in May 2015, Mr. Akpabio had told Nigerians the hospital was of worldclass specialist standard with ultra-modern medical facilities that would attract medical tourism to state. He said the ...

Sat, 28 May 2016 00:30:17 GMT

TravelersToday

Top 5 Countries With Booming Medical Tourism Industry
TravelersToday
You will spend only ten cents in India for every dollar you spend on a medical procedure in America. India has two best medical tourism hospitals: Fortis Hospital in Bangalore and Asian Heart Institute in Mumbai. The local doctors can speak English and ...

Wed, 25 May 2016 10:12:33 GMT

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U.S. News & World Report

Sun Protection Comes in Many Forms
U.S. News & World Report
SUNDAY, May 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As folks start baring more skin at the beach, pool or barbecue this Memorial Day weekend, that means it's time to start covering up with sunscreen. Exposure to UVA and UVB rays is always harmful, an expert from ...
After skin cancer, sun protection is still spottyWashington Post
May marked as Skin Cancer Awareness MonthNH Voice
What You Don't Know About Sunscreen - But ShouldPatch.com
Newscenter1.tv -WFLA -Los Angeles Times -Huffington Post
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PrepSure

How Zika Infects The Placenta
Science 2.0
Zika virus can infect and replicate in immune cells from the placenta, without killing them, scientists have discovered. The finding may explain how the virus can pass through the placenta of a pregnant woman, on its way to infect developing brain ...
Zika virus can infect immune cells present in the placenta: ReportNH Voice
Zika data point to sexual transmission in womenCIDRAP
This Is How Zika Infects Placenta And FetusTech Times
U.S. News & World Report -Immortal News -Outbreak News Today -Modern Readers
all 34 news articles »

With Memorial Day and summer travel coming up, it's time to get serious about Zika
Sharonherald
Ahh, Memorial Day! For generations of Americans the holiday has marked the beginning of the season of sunscreen, barbecues and chlorine. It's when you start putting sticky notes all over the guidebooks for that exotic trip abroad. And when you start ...

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Gizmodo

Brains Of People With Schizophrenia Attempt Self-Repair: Study
Gizmodo
Schizophrenia is a mysterious, misunderstood mental illness without a full cure. However, researchers from the United Kingdom and China may have found a clue that could help to understand it better. According to Science Daily, a new study that looked ...
Brains Of Schizophrenia Patients Attempt To Repair Themselves, Could Reverse Effects Of IllnessHeadlines & Global News
The brain of schizophrenia patients attempts to repair itselfPulse Headlines
The incredibly scary reality of schizophrenia [VIDEO]BABW News
Tech Times -NH Voice -ReliaWire -PsychCentral.com (blog)
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Football Reporters Online

MI Health Officials Urge Residents To Avoid Mosquitoes
News/Talk 94.9 WSJM
With Memorial Day weekend and the kickoff to summer now upon us, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Serves is reminding residents of the importance of preventing mosquito bites. Spokesperson Jennifer Eisner says there are two diseases, ...
Mississippi confirms first case of West Nile virus for 2016Washington Times
West Nile virus found in Glenview mosquitoes, according to NSMADChicago Tribune
West Nile mosquito seasons beginsJerusalem Post Israel News
Columbus Telegram -WSPA.com -Greenville News -Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
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CBS News

Ways women can cut their risk of breast cancer
CBS News
Women who carry common gene variants linked to breast cancer can still cut their risk of the disease by following a healthy lifestyle, a large new study suggests. In fact, lifestyle might be especially powerful for women at relatively high genetic risk ...
Even Those With Susceptibility Genes Can Lower Breast Cancer RiskCancer Network
Wise Women gaining ground fighting breast cancer in Southwest GeorgiaThe Albany Herald
Healthy lifestyle choices can help women overcome genetic breast cancer riskThe Hub at Johns Hopkins
WTOP -Fred Hutch News Service -NH Voice -The Inquisitr
all 66 news articles »

Morning Ticker

Authorities scramble: Superbug discovered in woman
Morning Ticker
It's a startling discovery that is causing concern throughout the medical community: a new superbug gene has been found in a U.S. woman. The overuse of antibiotics has long concerned scientists who fear that a superbug will eventually evolve that we ...
Enter the superbug?The Hindu
First report of mcr-1 in the USApoultrymed

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U.S. News & World Report

California lawmakers quickly pass emergency HIV-organ transplant bill
Fox News
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California lawmakers approved emergency legislation Friday to allow a man with HIV to receive part of his HIV-positive husband's liver before the surgery becomes too dangerous, possibly within weeks. Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown ...
California Governor Jerry Brown Legalizes HIV-Positive Organ Donation And TransplantationMedical Daily
California Organ Donation: Transplants Between HIV-Positive People Now LegalThe Inquisitr
California Governor Signs Bill To Allow Organ Transplant Between HIV-Infected PeopleTech Times
U.S. News & World Report -Maine News Online -KCRA Sacramento -SFGate
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Tucson News Now

Health alert: State lab confirms 8 additional measles cases in Pinal County
Tucson News Now
PINAL COUNTY, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) -. The Arizona Department of Health Services and Pinal County Public Health Services District have confirmed eight additional cases of measles stemming from an outbreak at the private detention center in Eloy.
Arizona measles outbreak now at 10Outbreak News Today
Arizona health officials confirm 8 more cases of measlesPerfScience
Number of measles cases linked to Eloy outbreak increased to 10ABC15 Arizona
FOX 10 News Phoenix -Fort Wayne Journal Gazette -12news.com -WANE
all 17 news articles »

TAPinto.net

Relay For Life of Berkeley Heights Another Huge Success
TAPinto.net
MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Despite the rain, nearly 900 participants packed the loop playground at the Watchung Reservation for the American Cancer Society's annual Relay for Life, held Saturday, May 21 into Sunday morning. Participants from Berkeley Heights, ...
​Relay For LifeNewnan Times-Herald
Church donates $1500 to American Cancer SocietyWTVM
Relay for Life of Marion County hosting 20th annual event Friday-SaturdayQuincy Herald Whig
InsideHalton.com -Cedar County Republican (subscription) -West Kentucky Star -Union News Daily
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