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Keep your finger on the pulse of the Medical Tourism industry with’s new Vital Signs page. Here you can read the most up-to-date Medical Tourism articles, learn about the ins-and-outs of medical travel and find out about all the latest trends of the global healthcare!

Why is this information so valuable to you?  For one thing, Medical Tourism is booming and anyone struggling to afford treatment at home can use the information contained here to get acquainted with their healthcare options overseas.  It’s like a one-stop shop for Medical Tourism resources; a place where patients considering a trip abroad for their medical needs can come to get the low-down.

It’s the ultimate Medical Tourism guide, covering everything from the cost of care in medical holiday hotspots like Thailand and Singapore, to news about popular procedures like dental work and cosmetic surgery, to explanations of what Medical Tourism is exactly, and why you should consider it!

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Colon Cancer Treatment Options

01 October 2014

Every year, over 106,000 American citizens suffer from colon cancer, although the survival rates have seen an improvement over the last 15 years. When diagnosed in its early stages, the odds of curing the cancer go up to nearly 90 percent. A majority of cases of colon cancer originate in the glands present in the colon or rectum lining. Most colon cancer cases start in the form of benign polyps that transform into a cancer. Read More

What is Heart Bypass Surgery? When is it Performed?

29 September 2014

The heart is a vital organ that pumps blood through the body. The coronary arteries can suffer blockage due to the build-up of fatty deposits through the years. When the coronary arteries get blocked, it can lead to a heart attack. In fact, clogged arteries and heart attacks are one of the leading causes of death in the United States and many other countries around the world. Read More

Cost of Dental Implants Worldwide

28 September 2014

Dental implants are used as restoratives in individuals with missing teeth. Implants fall under a conservative approach of dentistry and have shown success rates of nearly 98 percent. While dental implants are no doubt durable and effective in treating one or a number of missing teeth, they are also quite expensive. The overall cost of dental implant treatment includes expenses from digital imaging and scans, anesthesia, materials (abutment, post, and crown), modeling of implants and surgery. Read More

Medical Tourism Advantages and Disadvantages

25 September 2014

Medical tourism has served as a gateway for patients to receive affordable and quality medical care by crossing borders. The net worth of the health tourism industry is believed to be $40 billion. Savings from medical tourism can be 15 to 85 percent in some cases. Leading medical tourism hubs around the world include Brazil, Costa Rica, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Turkey. Estimates show that over 7 million global citizens cross borders every year to appreciate the effects of medical tourism. Read More

5 Common Alternative Treatments for Breast Cancer

23 September 2014

Nearly 12.3 percent of the US female population is diagnosed with breast cancer. Estimates from the National Cancer Institute reveal that 2014 alone will see nearly 232,670 new breast cancer cases in the US. Breast cancer usually originates in the breast tissues' lobules or the milk ducts' inner lining. One of the first signs that women detect is the presence of lumps that are different from the consistency of the remaining breast. Other symptoms that point toward breast cancer include change in nipple position, dimpling of skin, one of the breasts turns enlarged, nipple discharge, swelling in the collarbone area or under the armpits and/or pain in the armpits or breasts. Read More

Nose Tip Surgery: Procedure, Cost and Recovery

19 September 2014

The shape and size of the nose can make a dramatic difference to the symmetry of the face. A nose tip surgery or a nose tip rhinoplasty is carried out to enhance the appearance of the nose tip. It is suitable in cases where deformations are present in the nose tip while the nose bridge is already straight. Through the cosmetic surgery, the nose tip can be narrowed if broad, straightened if crooked, raised if droops, or made thinner if it is rounded. While some surgeries may require only minor incisions, others may ask for nose implants or grafts to be introduced to the nose tips. The approach for each nose tip rhinoplasty varies based on the aesthetic appearance that the patient wishes to achieve through the surgery. Read More

How Much Does IVF Cost Worldwide?

18 September 2014

About 99 percent of ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) procedures that are performed are In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments. An IVF treatment helps couples conceive when they have infertility problems like a low sperm count, blocked fallopian tube, ovulation problems, or when other treatments have not been successful. During the IVF treatment, the egg and sperms are introduced into a petri dish in a lab. The fertilized embryo is then placed in the womb, which may result in pregnancy. Read More

Robotic Surgery for Endometriosis: Benefits and How It Is Performed

16 September 2014

Endometriosis is a condition where the endometrial tissue develops on the outer part of the uterus in women as opposed to lining the inner uterus as seen in normal cases. The endometrial tissue continues to respond to the menstrual cycle in the same way. It develops and breaks down when the monthly hormonal changes occur causing inflammation, internal bleeding, and formation of scar tissue and cysts. The scar tissue in the endometrial layer may lead to blockages in pelvic regions and organs, that may cause pregnancy issues. In very rare conditions is it that the tissue develops beyond the pelvic region. Read More

Eye Bags Surgery: Causes, Procedure, Price and Recovery

15 September 2014

Eye bags are the excess eyelid tissue present on the lower and upper eyelids whose structure varies with age. If left unattended, eye bags may affect both appearance and vision, due to which many individuals choose to undergo a surgically procedure called blepharoplasty to reduce the eyelid tissue. Eye bags can be characterized by the presence of mild swelling, dark circles and/or saggy skin. While the presence of eye bags usually doesn't ask for medical care, it may be a concern in cases where it is persistent, has accompanying itching, pain or redness, or has an effect on other body parts. A consultation with a medical practitioner is recommended if any of these conditions are present. The doctor can decide upon careful examination, if the eye bags are a result of allergy, infection, thyroid or kidney problems, or is harmless. Read More

Conception Tips That Give You a Shot at Pregnancy

12 September 2014

Statistics reveal that 84 percent of couples take a year to get pregnant, while others take even longer. Women in their early twenties take 4-5 months of trying to get pregnant, while those in the early thirties take 7-10 months, and those in the late thirties take 10-12 months. Here's taking a look at tips that can help in enhancing your odds at conception. Read More
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