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Does studying too much make you nearsighted?

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08-Jun-18 There might be something to the stereotype of the nerd with glasses. According to a new study, the more years a person spends in school, the more likely they are to be myopic. [image: The Canadian Press / AP / Patrick Semansky]

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Turkey aims for global leadership in health tourism

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27-May-18 Turkey wants to become a global leader in health tourism with measures introduced by the government. In 2018 the medical tourism industry aims to attract 800,000 patients and USD8 bn revenue, with East Asia one of the most promising markets. [image: Xinhua]

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Bringing healthcare to rural India through telemedicine

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19-May-18 The telemedicine public-private partnership between Government of Andhra Pradesh and Apollo Hospitals has facilitated 1.9 mn consultations in 1.5 years. 1.8 mn physical OP consultations and 123,596 specialist tele-consultations took place as part of the programme. [image: Reuters]

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Mexico: Medical tourism relies on the US

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30-Apr-18 The professional care of the Mexico’s health sector and savings of up to 80% in medical procedures could be the spark needed to ignite the industry and encourage further Americans to travel south for their care. [image: Tourism Review]

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