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Medical insurance for treatment in India? According to official figures, at least 150,000 people travel from 55 countries to India for medical treatment.

China offers revolutionary cerebral palsy treatment Chinese doctors are offering a radical new approach to treating cerebral palsy.

Bangkok clinic offers new cosmetic surgery solution A clinic in Bangkok, Thailand, has announced that it is to offer a new medical tourism procedure - cosmetic surgery designed to correct protruding or irregularly shaped ears.

India promotes monsoons and medical tourism India is currently promoting itself to tourists in the hopes that it can lure people interested in experiencing both the monsoon rains and medical treatment.

India's medical tourism to grow in 'leaps and bounds' An international seminar held in India last week concluded that medical tourism could flourish if the hospitality industry, travel agents, state government and local people work together.

Medic extols Singapore medical tourism Singapore welcomed over 400,000 medical tourism patients from all over the world in 2006, according to one of the country's medics.

Obesity surgery first for Vietnam A hospital in Vietnam has performed obesity surgery on a female patient for the first time.

Australia considers medical tourism Australia could become the latest nation to make a serious investment in medical tourism.

Koreans prepare for interviews with cosmetic surgery Young Koreans are increasingly going under the knife in a bid to boost their chances of success at job interviews, it has been revealed.

Croatia grows as dental destination Croatia's reputation as a destination for dentistry is growing, with patients increasingly travelling to the country for treatment.

Philippines 'pushing to the forefront of medical tourism' Patients seeking treatment abroad, known as medical tourism, have increasingly been turning to the Philippines for its affordable but state-of-the-art health services.

Thai seminar highlights medical tourism benefits A seminar dedicated to medical tourism has highlighted the main benefits experienced by patients choosing to purchase medical treatment in Thailand.

More Brits seeking treatment abroad More Britons are travelling overseas for medical treatment than ever before, new research has revealed.

Patients go abroad to escape hospital infections Many patients have become so scared of the risk of contracting hospital infections in the UK that they are choosing to seek treatment abroad instead, experts have claimed.

Medical tourism keeps Kerala ahead of the game The Indian state of Kerala thrives on its popularity as a tourism destination, with monsoon and eco-tourism contributing to the mix.

Costa Rica emerging as medical tourism destination Costa Rica is fast becoming a hot location for patients in search of high-quality cut-price medical care, according to a report released today.

Brazilian cosmetic surgery firm in world-wide expansion A leading cosmetic surgery provider is planning to promote the benefits of medical tourism as part of the company's ongoing expansion.

New book highlights benefits of medical tourism Medical tourism helps to increase patient choice and offers value for money, claims a new book.

International Medical Travel Association formed to safeguard integrity of medical travel industry Asia’s burgeoning medical tourism industry is estimated by some to be worth more than US$4 billion by 2012.

Pensioner hails Indian hip replacement A 70-year old man opted to travel to India to have a hip replacement rather than wait on the NHS.

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