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Biggest Medical Breakthroughs of 2012






1. Smallpox In October, researchers from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City and Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California, revealed that they had successfully used a modified smallpox virus to infect and kill breast cancer cells...

Medical Tourism Around the World (Infographics)

Medical Tourism Around the World (Infographics)






The first recorded instance of medical tourism dates back thousands of years to when Greek pilgrims traveled from all over the Mediterranean to the small territory in the Saronic Gulf called Epidauria. This territory was the sanctuary of the healing god Asklepios. Epidauria became the original travel...