Merida conference seeks to increase homeopathy usage

Homeopathy experts are meeting in Merida to discuss important issues in their field…. MERIDA — With the aim of reactivating the School of Homeopathic Doctors of Yucatan and spreading the importance of this therapeutic method in the country, the XXXVIII National Congress of Homeopathic Medicine is being held for the first time in Merida. The More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Nursing schools seek to improve their students’ skills

In order to develop better professionals in the nursing field, nursing schools in southeastern Mexico are striving to improve and to promote their research programs…. MERIDA — In order to promote the More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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1.4 million Americans traveled abroad for medical care in 2016: survey

According to Patients Beyond Borders, an estimated 1.4 million Americans traveled abroad in 2016 for medical care, and the market has been growing at 15-25 percent a year. The association estimates the size of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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The fight against heart disease comes to Merida

Medical conference on cardiology from September 25th to 28th MERIDA — Doctors of the Yucatecan Society of Cardiology continue their titanic struggle against the nutritional style of the Yucatecans, with the More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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‘Boom’ in medical tourism looms due to Trump policies

The U.S. Congressional Budget Office estimates that 15 million Americans will fall off the health insurance rolls next year. That number will rise to 22 million over 10 years, and insurance costs will skyrocket More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Seeking affordable care, Baby Boomers are becoming ‘medical tourists’

The Baby Boom generation—the dominant market demographic in the U.S. since the 1950s—is now reaching the time of life when people inevitably need more and more healthcare. The Affordable Care Act set some limits More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Mexican doctors ranked among the 50 best countries in the world: survey

According to a survey by The Lancet, specialists have placed Mexican medical providers in position #48 of their global ranking…. According to the latest health ranking prepared by specialists of the British More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Yucatan a leader in video-medicine

In 2016, through this project, 15,589 patients were attended; the state is ranked first at the national level…. MERIDA — Ten years after its implementation, medical video-consultation in Yucatan has More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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University of Yucatan launches stem cell laboratory

MERIDA — The Faculty of Dentistry of the Autonomous University of Yucatan (UADY, for its acronym in Spanish) has inaugurated its Translational Cell Laboratory, the only one of its kind in the southeast of More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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Traditional medicine in Yucatan, at risk of not surviving

The aging of traditional doctors is the factor that presents a threat to it…. MERIDA — The State Institute for the Development of Mayan Culture (Indemaya) in 2016 registered 602 traditional doctors, More...