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Malta popular with UK medical tourists Medical tourism is becoming a sizeable industry in Malta thanks to growing frustration with long NHS waiting lists in the UK and patients' desire to avoid the risk of MRSA in British hospitals, it has emerged.

Korea mulls medical tourism complex A new complex designed to cater specifically for tourists seeking treatment abroad is being considered by the Seoul Metropolitan Government in Korea.

Medical tourism means demand for translators Medical tourism means demand for translators

'No more stigma' attached to male cosmetic surgery The number of men opting to have cosmetic surgery is on the rise and there is no longer a stigma attached to undergoing procedures, according to one contented patient.

Medical tourism saves you thousands, but do your research The rapid growth of medical tourism has allowed Britons to save thousands of pounds on medical procedures.

Increasing number of Britons going on a 'nip and tuck holiday' During 2006, more than 50,000 Brits travelled abroad for low cost medical treatments, with cosmetic surgery and dentistry at the top of most people's holiday itinerary, according to an independent survey commissioned by medical tourism company Treatment Abroad.

Medical tourist, Michael Owen, makes swift recovery after double hernia operation in private German clinic With England facing Estonia at Wembley on October 13th, followed by a return match against Russia four days later in Moscow in the European Championship qualifying matches, top football striker Michael Owen's hernia problem has been attracting much media attention.

Medical tourism boom in America As the presidential hopefuls reveal their intentions for the US healthcare system, Americans are turning to a market-driven approach to get their medical treatment abroad.

Americans save money with treatment abroad The financial rewards of travelling abroad for medical treatment are so great that more and more Americans are choosing to have their operations overseas.

Dental treatment holiday package in Kerala Dental patients from the UK are saving thousands of pounds by choosing to have their dental treatments abroad.

Thailand's medical tourism attracts 70,000 Emiratis A 20,000 increase in the demand for treatment abroad in Thailand has seen the UAE's medical tourism figures rise to 70,000 patients.

Americans choose low cost medical care abroad Americans choose discreet low cost medical care abroad by travelling abroad for complex medical procedures, Americans can save between five and 20 times the cost of having their operations on home soil.

Precision Eye Laser Centre in the Philippines It’s not easy being astigmatic, farsighted or nearsighted.

20,000 Britons go abroad for dental treatment The Observer newspaper reported on Sunday that some 20,000 UK citizens travelled abroad last year for dental treatment.

Save thousands on treatment abroad The Mail on Sunday’s recent investigation into medical tourism revealed that Britons can save thousands of pounds in choosing to have their treatment abroad.

Patients reminded of medical tourism risks Medical tourism can be a safe and affordable way to have an operation, but patients should be aware of the potential risks associated with surgery, a private company has said.

Hungary proves a hit for dental treatment A growing number of British people are recognising the benefits of travelling to Europe for private dental treatment amid the ongoing NHS dentistry crisis.

Malaysian hospitals respond to medical tourist needs The Star newspaper in Malaysia has recently published a series of articles dedicated to the country's booming medical tourism industry.

Indian hospitals treating rejected NHS patients Hospitals in India are seeing more and more patients from the UK, thanks to cost-effective procedures and the problems of treatment availability on the NHS, experts have said

Pensioner chooses Poland for hip replacement A pensioner has returned to the UK after visiting Poland for a hip replacement.

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