Medical tourism

First medical tourism awards tout top treatment trips

First medical tourism awards tout top treatment trips

Malaysian hospitals scoop several awards at the first annual medical tourism awards
Medical tourism: A global stampede for affordable care

Medical tourism: A global stampede for affordable care

As health costs skyrocket, Western travelers are getting comfortable with "foreign doctors" and much cheaper procedures
Thailand offers tourists chance to win a new face

Thailand offers tourists chance to win a new face

Fancy a different face but can't afford to go under the knife? Thailand has launched a contest offering free surgery sessions
Ladies: Come to Thailand and get your breasts slapped

Ladies: Come to Thailand and get your breasts slapped

The secret is out now that the world has caught wind of Bangkok’s only government-approved “body-slapping” beauty shop
Creating Thailand's 'designer babies' industry

Creating Thailand's 'designer babies' industry

In a new CNN report, a local family talks about why they decided to turn to science in their pursuit of a son
The cutting edge: How surgery has become a top Asian attraction

The cutting edge: How surgery has become a top Asian attraction

Where once the United States was the world's top medical tourism destination, now the tide has reversed as Asia offers high quality value-for-money hospital services
Everything you always wanted to know about sex... changes

Everything you always wanted to know about sex... changes

A Bangkok sexual reassignment surgeon shares the graphic details behind these complex procedures
Rehab tourism: Thailand’s latest travel niche

Rehab tourism: Thailand’s latest travel niche

How Thailand is becoming a destination for rich Singaporeans in need of rehab
Medical tourism: Getting vaccinated in Bangkok is better

Medical tourism: Getting vaccinated in Bangkok is better

Internet TV site Digital Democracy makes a case for why Americans should wait till they get here before getting inoculated
Under 18? No sex change for you

Under 18? No sex change for you

Rather than put a damper on Bangkok's lucrative gender reassignment industry, new rules will likely give it an international boost
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