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Changing Landscape of Medical Tourism in India

Medical tourism is rapidly gaining traction in global healthcare industry, wherein costs of biomedical procedures and surgical operations are tied up with travel and tourism spending.

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Corporate hospitals expect 25-35% increase in patients from abroad

Hyderabad: The number of patients from abroad visiting India for treatment has been growing by 23 to 25 per cent per annum. The Indian Medical Tourism market is expected to grow from $3 billion (2015) to $7-8 billion by 2020.

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23 organs harvested in a day at Chennai hospital

Chennai (IANS): In a rare operation, the Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals has harvested 23 different organs from five brain-dead donors to give a new lease of life to 23 needy patients, an official said on Wednesday.

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Indian medical system takes longer time to accept newer technology

Dr S Ramasamy, an EECP (Enhanced External Counter Pulsation) specialist, is director and chief executive officer of Vaso-Meditech and medical director of Chennai Heart Care Centre (EECP training centre for India and Middle East countries).

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Painkillers damaging kidneys in youngsters, says expert

Kolkata: Painkillers and stress-reducing medicines are the primary reason for kidney ailments in youngsters, said a leading urologist here on the eve of World Kidney Day on Wednesday.

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Dr Naresh Trehan recognised as Healthcare Entrepreneur of 2011

Mumbai: Dr Naresh Trehan, chairman, Medanta – The Medicity, has been recognised as the healthcare entrepreneur of the year, while Dr B Soma Raju, chairman, Care Hospitals, has received the lifetime achievement award at Alexandria-Frost & Sullivan India Healthcare Excellence Awards 2011. Fortis Hospitals, Healthcare Global Enterprises, Manipal Hospitals and Vasan Healthcare were recognised as the healthcare company of the year providing general health care, oncology care, mother and child care and eye care services respectively.

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India’s medical tourism to boom despite barriers: Dr Vivek Javali

Medical tourism in India will continue to boom despite attempts by US President Barack Obama’s administration to curb the flow of American patients to Mexico and India for cost effective healthcare, a top medical professional said on Saturday.

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Fortis Hospitals Bangalore launches Advanced Urology Care Centre

Fortis Hospitals Bangalore has launched Advanced Urology Care Centre, which will offer comprehensive urology services for adults and children. The centre will also offer a full range of services pertaining to men’s health and male factor infertility as well as …

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