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Number of medical tourism Brits doubles in two years The number of British patients seeking treatment abroad has nearly doubled over the past two years, according to reports.

Korea to attract medical tourists amid economic slowdown Korea's cosmetic surgery industry is becoming a victim of the nation's economic slowdown, with many residents deciding to delay surgery until their finances are in better shape, it has emerged.

Polish cosmetic surgeons see UK as 'main market' So many British patients are now opting to visit Poland for cosmetic surgery that surgeons now see the UK as their main market for medical tourism it has been claimed.

South Korea seeks medical tourism boom The South Korean government is supporting the nation's medical tourism industry in the hopes of securing the country's future as a key destination for patients seeking treatment abroad, it has emerged.

Indian hospital launches joint replacement technology A new joint replacement technology has been launched by the Madras Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (Miot) Hospitals in India.

Medical tourism heads down under Australia can expect to see a rise in the popularity of medical tourism, according to a demography expert.

Philippines to be 'key medical tourism player' The Philippines is likely to become one of the world's leading destinations for patients seeking treatment abroad, an expert has claimed.

Cosmetic surgeon recommends Turkey for medical tourists Turkey is becoming increasingly well known as a suitable destination for medical tourism, one of the country's cosmetic surgeons has said.

Medical tourism in India 'world class', report finds A new report has concluded that India is an attractive destination for patients seeking medical treatment abroad.

Israel shapes up for medical tourism According to Professor Jose Cohen, a stroke expert at Jerusalem's Hadassah Hospital, patients visiting Israel will be greeted by excellent medical treatment at an attractive price.

Singapore offers a 'world-class healthcare system' Singapore has long been regarded by many as Asia's business leader, but it is also leading the way in medical tourism.

International Medical Tourism, Wellness & Spa Congress in Jordan 18-20 March 2012: Kempinski – (Ishtar) Hotel, Dead Sea – Jordan This international event, organised by The Private Hospitals Association (PHA)

Brits choose overseas dental treatment A new survey has found that 1.29 million British people have had dental treatment abroad since 2003 because of the cost savings.

Report shows potential of India's medical tourism A new study on medical tourism in India has concluded that the industry has significant potential.

Greeks go under the cosmetic surgery knife A growing number of people in Greece are undergoing cosmetic surgery to improve their appearance, reports suggest.

Koreans seek cosmetic surgery solutions The long holiday break associated with the Lunar New Year has afforded South Koreans an ideal opportunity to undergo cosmetic surgery, it has been revealed.

Pensioner chooses India for knee surgery An 80-year-old knee replacement patient has revealed how he decided to seek treatment abroad after he lost a leg in a previous operation on the NHS.

New hospital to cater for medical tourists in Abu Dhabi Work has begun on a new hospital in Abu Dhabi that will cater for both locals and foreign patients seeking treatment abroad.

Koreans choose cosmetic surgery for career success A vast number of Koreans go under the knife to improve their appearance, a report in the Financial Times reveals.

Egypt offers 'quality' medical tourism service Medical tourism is growing in popularity, with many patients seeking to avoid waiting lists or expensive treatment in their own countries.

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