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IMED Hospitals Group has been awarded for the use of technology in health tourism

IMED Hospitals Group in Spain has been awarded in the category “Best use of technology in medical tourism” at the gala IMTJ Medical Travel Awards 2016. According to the contest rules released by the organization, “the prize sought recognition of a company that has developed an innovative technology that allows management assistance and international patient benefit.” At the gala health

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|May 30th, 2016|Medical news|Comments Off|

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World Parkinson’s Disease Day 2016: Living with Parkinson’s

World Parkinson’s Disease Day marks the birthday of Dr. James Parkinson, an English doctor that published “An Essay on the Shaking Palsy” describing the characteristic symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in 1817. The aim of this event is to raise awareness of this terrible disease, promoting a greater understanding of this condition and how it can affect a person.

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|April 11th, 2016|Medical news|Comments Off|

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World Health Day 2016: Measures to reduce Diabetes

World Health Day takes on 7th April, and the topic of this year is about diabetes, a life-long disease caused by a lack of insulin production by the pancreas that affects the way the body handles glucose in blood, causing many complications such as lower limb amputation, kidney failure, blindness, heart infarction or decreased immunity. World Health Organization is

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|April 7th, 2016|Medical news|Comments Off|

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Does metabolic surgery improve the quality of life of patients with diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease caused by a lack of insulin production by the pancreatic cells and / or by a resistance to the action of insulin in the cells.

Insulin is essential to maintain proper blood glucose values, allowing glucose to enter the body and be transported into cells, where it is transformed into energy to work the muscles and

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|February 10th, 2016|Medical news|Comments Off|

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How weight loss surgery helps Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is a life-long disease that affects the way your body handles glucose, a kind of sugar, in your blood. Your pancreas makes a hormone called insulin in order to turn glucose from the food you eat into energy. If the pancreas do not produce enough insulin or the cells of the body not respond properly to the insulin produced,

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|December 4th, 2015|Medical news|Comments Off|