Rise in geriatric population to fuel the surge of global medical tourism

Medical tourism can be explained as the place where individuals who live in one nation go to another nation to get surgical, dental, or other medical care in order to seek equivalent or more prominent care than they would have in their own nation, and are going for medical care due to better access to healthcare in that particular country, or their More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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World Happiness Fest coming to San Miguel de Allende

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Guanajuato — Today San Miguel de Allende announced the World Happiness Fest which will be held March 16-18, 2018 in San Miguel. After the success of the 2017 summit in Miami, USA, Luis More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Civil Protection urges accident prevention during December holidays

The state authorities seek to promote safe behaviors and avoid risks for citizens during the Christmas season… MERIDA – Before the arrival of the December festivities, the State Civil Protection Unit (Procivy) More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Medication for metastatic breast cancer available in 2018 in Mexico

MEXICO – The Novartis pharmaceutical company reported that authorization was obtained from health officials to sell a drug to combat metastatic breast cancer (that extends to other parts of the body), which would More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Experts caution about health risks of low quality Chinese cosmetics: Part 2

The consequences of trying to save money or being unaware of the expiration date when buying beauty products could be catastrophic, according to dermatologists… MERIDA – In the first part of this La Verdad More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Experts caution about health risks of low-quality Chinese cosmetics sold on Merida streets: Part 1

More than ten skin diseases can be acquired from the use of creams, makeup or eyeliners due to the materials with which they are manufactured… MERIDA – Here TYT brings you the first of two articles about More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Three Yucatecan doctors honored by an international physicians web site

In a national ranking by the web site Doctoralia, three Yucatecan doctors were recognized in their specialty areas… MERIDA – A total of 29 health specialists were awarded in the fourth edition of the Doctoralia More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 26th, 2017
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Cooler temperatures mean respiratory diseases season in Yucatan

In just one week 10 thousand respiratory diseases cases were recorded in Yucatan…. MERIDA – Medical authorities report a notable increase in cases of acute respiratory infections, a figure that has grown More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Paramedics at Yucatan tourist sites undergo certification process

The Cultur board seeks to provide improved first-aid and emergency services for Yucatan visitors… MERIDA — Paramedics from the Board of Cultural and Tourist Services Units (Cultur) will certify their More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 19th, 2017
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Drinking coffee could be good for heart health: AHA

Scientists found that a cup of coffee a week decreases the risk of heart attack by 7% and stroke by 8%… MEXICO CITY – The American Heart Association published a report that indicates that coffee consumption More...