Angeles Health Blogs - Medical Travel

At Angeles Health we are passionate about sharing our patients' experiences, the latest treatments from our medical teams, as well as keeping you up to date on medical travel and new research being published. Here is our blog on Angeles Health as well our other blogs on specific procedure areas such as CCSVI treatment for multiple sclerosis, alternative cancer treatment and stem cell therapy for a number of health conditions.

09/04/2014 - 03:32
For a lot of people medical tourism is seen as an overpriced vacation for a breast augmentation or form of weight loss surgery. In actuality, medical tourism is becoming more common due to the changing insurance climate around the world, but particularly in the United States. The Medical Tourism Association conducts a survey every year to collect data about the medical tourism industry. From the...
04/07/2014 - 18:46
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Today is World Health Day. Established to celebrate the founding of the World health Organization (WHO) in 1948, World Health Day gives us an opportunity to pass on valuable information and to help communities to engage in improve their health. 2014’s World Health Day focuses on the prevention and control of vector-borne diseases. What is a Vector-Borne Disease? Vectors are organisms that...
04/01/2014 - 21:00
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Information and advice about alcohol consumption and its effects can be confusing; whilst some studies say that drinking one glass of wine a day can be beneficial, many more say that alcohol has no benefits whatsoever and can, in fact, cause considerable damage. This Alcohol Awareness Month we take a look at the link between alcohol consumption and diabetes. One of the most significant dangers of...
01/20/2014 - 15:17
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Medical tourism isn’t a new thing; people have been doing it for decades. However, a study on the numbers of people going from their home country to another country to receive medical healthcare, including cancer treatment and cosmetic surgery, shows that our patterns of behavior have changed. These changes have, inevitably, changed the world of medical tourism, turning it into a viable...
03/13/2011 - 18:54
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Your Complete Guide to LAP-BAND Surgery. This website contains the key pieces of information that anyone considering LAP-BAND surgery will want to check out, including: Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver's TED talk on what every child needs to know -- a continuation of his one-man crusade to combat adolescent obesity A study of LAP-BAND effects on weight loss among obese teens Patient Stories: an NFL...
05/05/2010 - 15:04
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Medical Procedures Most Suited for Medical Travel With any medical procedure, there are certain to be unique concerns that don't transfer to another different process. Dental implants, for instance, require very different aftercare from spinal surgery, which in turn requires different aftercare from a PRESBYLASIK operation. Yet despite these differences, doctors have found many ways to minimize...

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