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Fertility World Show arrives in Birmingham UK Following the huge success of the FERTILITY WORLD in London, Bluewater Events has announced the launch of the second show FERTILITY WORLD on 22 - 23 October 2011 at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham UK.

Consumer and market study for GPS medical travel/tourism insurance As the medical travel/tourism industry continues to grow, Global Protective Solutions (GPS) sees emerging trends that affect the industry stakeholders.

FertilityCare International is born FertilityCareSA and Family Acuity have come together to form a truly international agency called FertilityCare-International with global branches in South Africa and the United States of America.

New hope in Bogota for people with advanced abdominal cancers Dr Fernando Arias, MD, a laparoscopic and oncological surgeon along with a local oncologist are offering a state-of-the art treatment;

BERGMANN KORD Hair Clinic is now offering PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Hair Loss Treatment BERGMANN KORD Hair Transplant Clinic is now offering PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) hair loss treatment, with addition of DNA Activator.

Fact vs Fiction: The truth behind IVF and egg donation Dealing with infertility, without the fictitious stories, can be incredibly difficult to come to terms with, but with advances in technology such as IVF treatment and egg donor programmes, many women are able to fall pregnant successfully.

World Health Tourism Congress to contribute towards global growth Medical travelling is a rapidly growing global industry, representing an estimated US$60 billion of dollars per year revenue and around 30 health-care provider countries around the World, most of them offering as much as 50% savings to the individual medical traveller.

Carbon dioxide therapy – healing treatment at Spa Piestany Carbon dioxide therapy – healing treatment at Spa Piestany

Massage for medical rehabilitation and relaxation The healing effects of massage were known to the ancient Egyptians, Chinese and Romans.

7 ways to cope with a career and infertility treatment The IVF road can become very long and lonely in a world that seems filled with babies and where it appears that every other woman gets pregnant with ease.

Weight loss surgery in the Czech Republic from MediCzech The team who launched Après, the London based, top-end, pre and post operative cosmetic surgery facility in 2005, have now been asked to develop a package for British patients looking for affordable weight loss surgery in Prague - less than 2 hours’ travel from London.

Brits still concerned about healthcare abroad New research from Aviva UK Health reveals that the NHS still ranks highly in the things that people would miss most if they moved abroad.

New complex cardiac procedure at Apollo Bramwell Hospital Mauritius-based Apollo Bramwell Hospital is proud to announce the success of another highly complex medical procedure performed for the first time in the Indian Ocean island and the sub-Saharan African region.

NHS cuts – why patients are travelling to India with Amara Healthcare for infertility treatment Amara Healthcare is based in London and provides infertility services to UK patients who travel to India for treatment.

Special treatments for stuttering, depression and addiction in Russia Stuttering can be treated by Vsily Vorobiev (of Doctor Vorobiev clinic) in 10 days.

Fortis to enter into new healthcare verticals Fortis Healthcare (India) Ltd, India’s fastest growing chain of hospitals, has received an in-principal approval from its Board of Directors in its Meeting held today, to acquire ~86% stake in Super Religare Laboratories Ltd (SRL):

Spa Smrdáky in Slovakia: Balneology and rehabilitation for children Spa Smrdáky for children

An end to 'two breasts for the price of one' in Belgium Belgium is famous for affordable cosmetic surgery with patients from abroad. Now the Belgian government wants a ban on all websites with in-depth information on cosmetic surgery.

Bespoke Healthcare holds clinics in Nepal to help epileptic patients Specialist Consultants from Bespoke Healthcare have undertaken a two week trek to remote hospitals in Nepal to treat 100 children and adults suffering from epilepsy.

Euromedical Tours arranges obesity treatment for brother and sister Euromedical Tours and Right Choice UK have recorded a first in the field of Healthcare Travel; a brother and sister duo had bariatric surgery for weight loss in the last six months courtesy this UK based Group.

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